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SMARTFest 2019


SMARTFest returns on February 28, 2019.

About SMARTFest

ITS and the Samuel J. Wood Library are pleased to bring back SMARTFest for its sixth year on February 28, 2019. SMARTFest is an annual event that promotes emerging tech and helpful services for WCM faculty, staff, and students. This page will be updated periodically as we release more information about participants, scheduling, prizes, and more.

Find out more about SMARTFest:

Event Info and Directions

Samuel J. Wood Library & Griffis Faculty Club
1300 York Avenue (near the WCM main campus entrance)
10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Download the WCM Here! app

The WCM Here! app allows you to check into various events around WCM, including Grand Rounds, lectures, and more. We'll have two locations for you to check into SMARTFest - in the library and in Griffis Faculty Club. Make sure you download the app and check into both events for the chance to win an amazing raffle prize.

Tagged Devices

If you have a tagged mobile device, look for WCM Apps on your device and download the app from there.

Personal (Untagged) Devices

Register your information

When you open the app for the first time, you'll be prompted to register with your first name, last name, and WCM email. Please do this in order to use this app properly, and be eligible to win a raffle prize. Please note that this information will be shared with our SMARTFest vendors.

How to check into the event

View this video for details on how to use the WCM Here! app:

Questions about the WCM Here! app?

Visit the Educational Technologies booth in the Library's 24/7 area, or the Softphones booth in Griffis Faculty Club.


We regularly update this list as we confirm more participants. Please check back periodically to see who’s attending:

Platinum Plus Level

Platinum Level

Gold Level

Silver Level

Bronze Level

Silicon Level

ITS Participants

Here's a list of all the services available at SMARTFest. Check out our PDF iconmap to find out where they'll be stationed!


  • BI Analytics & Data Visualization
  • Box Cloud Storage
  • Project Management Office
  • ServiceNow
  • SharePoint
  • Softphones
  • Web & Mobile App Development
  • Weill Business Gateway
  • WBG: Journal Voucher eForms


  • Educational Technologies
  • Healthcare Policy & Research MS Program


  • ARCH
  • Clinical & Consumer Library Services
  • Data Core
  • EndNote/Institutional Repository
  • Epic Video Visits
  • Grant Editing
  • Institute for the History of Psychiatry - Oskar Diethelm Library
  • Medical Center Archives
  • NYP Journey to Excellence Magnet Program
  • Publications Reporting
  • Public Cloud Access
  • Systematic Reviews
  • Weill Research Gateway


  • Duplicating Services
  • Identity & Access
  • Information Security
  • ITS Training
  • Personal Emergency Information
  • Portrait Photography

Dell Tech Rally in Griffis

SMARTFest is expanding this year to also include Griffis Faculty Club! Don't miss the Dell Tech Rally, which will take place throughout the event. Test out the latest laptops, equipment, and other tools; our Dell representatives can help you find a solution that fits your needs at WCM or at home. You can also pick up some cool Dell swag during SMARTFest!

Demo Schedule

Several of our sponsors will be hosting live demonstrations in the Library Collaboration Room and Computer Lab during the event. Please note that this schedule is subject to change:

Library Collaboration Room

Time Vendor Topic
10:30 am - 10:50 am Lasergene Lasergene will be providing an overview on its Pathway Analysis tool.
10:55 am - 11:15 am Springer Nature Springer Nature Experiments allows a unified search of 60,000 protocols and methods from Nature Protocols, Nature Methods, Protocol Exchange and Springer Protocols. Faceted searching by technique focuses a search on the investigative method of choice. Springer Nature has the largest portfolio of quality protocols and methods content in the world.
11:20 am - 11:40 am IBM Watson Micromedex is the premier knowledge base for drug,information, and combined with the artificial intelligence of IBM Watson, a leading evidence-based clinical decision support for providers or patients.
11:45 am - 12:05 pm DynaMed Plus DynaMed Plus is the next-generation clinical reference tool physicians can rely on for fast, easy access to point-of-care decision support.
12:10 pm - 12:30 pm Gemini Gemini discusses Digital Evolution - Innovation Lab as a service.
12:35 pm - 12:55 pm Wolters Kluwer Learn about UpToDate, a point-of-care tool for patient diagnosis and treatment information and CE credits.
1 pm - 1:20 pm
Poll Everywhere Create live, interactive polls and surveys with Poll Everywhere; engage your audience or class in real time!
1:25 pm - 1:45 pm The Cornell Store Learn about the latest Apple products and advances in medical education.
1:50 pm - 2:10 pm
Adobe Dream bigger with Adobe Creative Cloud. When imagination and innovation come together, anything is possible.
2:15 pm - 2:35 pm Wolters Kluwer Ovid provides customers with full text medical content,in a customizable suite of content, tools, and services to fuel scientific inquiry.
2:40 pm - 3 pm GlideFast Consulting Learn about the ServiceNow platform, the ITSM solutions GlideFast Consulting provided to Weill Cornell Medicine, and how this cloud-based software can be used across organizations to improve IT productivity, consolidate IT services, and elevate the service experience.

Computer Lab Demos

Time Vendor Topic
10:55 am - 11:15 am QIAGEN With Ingenuity Pathway Analysis, researchers can analyze experimental data in the context of known biology, quickly narrow in on what is most important in their datasets, and discover novel relationships.
11:20 am - 11:40 am Gemini The WCM Beacon case study.
11:45 am - 12:05 pm Lasergene Learn more about Lasergene’s gene expression analysis tools!


Here's our current list of raffle prizes. Check back periodically as we confirm more:

  • Various gift cards
  • WCM Apparel
  • Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine
  • Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2019 
  • First Aid for the USMLE Step 1 2019
  • JBL Charge 3 speaker
  • Garmin Forerunner 35 GPS Watch
  • Livescribe 3 Smartpen
  • JBL Wireless Noise-Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones
  • JBL Wireless Over-Ear Noise-Cancelling Headphones with Mic
  • Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones
  • Wemo Mini WiFi Smart Plug
  • Amazon Fire TV Stick with all-new Alexa Voice Remote Streaming Media Player
  • Fitbit
  • Google Home devices
  • Apple iPad
  • Dell 2-in-1 laptop

How to be eligible for a prize

There are three ways to be eligible for a raffle prize:

1. Visit SMARTFest booths. Walk around SMARTFest and learn more about our services from the experts at each booth. Every time you learn about a service, you get a raffle ticket.

2. Attend demos. Demos are 20 minutes long and feature some great information on particular services we offer. Raffle prizes will be given out at the end of each demo.

3. Download and use the WCM Here! app. The WCM Here! app allows you to check into the event using your mobile device. Make sure you check into both the library and Griffis for a chance to win two special prizes. Details on how to download the app are available in the Download the WCM Here! app tab.