Khaled El Emam

Khaled El Emam
Canada Research Chair in Electronic Health Information, Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario - Research Institute & University of Ottawa

Website | @kelemam

Dr. Khaled El Emam is the Founder and CEO of Privacy Analytics, Inc. He is also an Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine, a senior investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, and a Canada Research Chair in Electronic Health Information at the University of Ottawa. His main area of research is developing techniques for health data de-identification or anonymization and secure disease surveillance for public health purposes. He has made many contributions to the health privacy area. In addition, he has considerable experience de-identifying personal health information under the HIPAA Privacy Rule Statistical Standard.

Previously Khaled was a Senior Research Officer at the National Research Council of Canada, and prior to that he was head of the Quantitative Methods Group at the Fraunhofer Institute in Kaiserslautern, Germany. He has co-founded two companies to commercialize the results of his research work. In 2003 and 2004, he was ranked as the top systems and software engineering scholar worldwide by the Journal of Systems and Software based on his research on measurement and quality evaluation and improvement, and ranked second in 2002 and 2005. He holds a PhD from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, King’s College, at the University of London (UK). His website is


DDBD Ballroom CD
Khaled El Emam (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario - Research Institute & University of Ottawa)
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There are often privacy and confidentiality concerns with putting sensitive personal information about employees or customers on the cloud. Secure computation methods allow the release of encrypted data and still performing complex data analytics on that encrypted data. This presentation will describe how secure analytics work and give examples of their application in the healthcare context. Read more.
Expo Hall (Table A)
Khaled El Emam (Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario - Research Institute & University of Ottawa)


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