September 2019: Danish-Israeli workshop on the Future of AI in Health

A workshop of Danish and Israeli researchers on the Future of AI in Health took place on September 10-11 2019 in TAU.

September 2019: Danish-Israeli workshop on the Future of AI in Health

A workshop of Danish and Israeli researchers on the Future of AI in Health took place  on September 10-11 2019 in TAU.

The workshop aimed to explore the challenges in using AI, medical data and big data in healthcare in order to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment.  More than a hundred participants, including thirty guests from Denmark, attended the event.

 

The workshop was co-organized by the Danish Embassy in Tel Aviv, Copenhagen University and Copenhagen Health Tech Cluster, the Edmond J. Safra Center, the AI Center at TAU and the office of TAU Vice President for R&D.

The scientific organizers included Prof. Mads Nielsen (Copenhagen University) and Prof. Saharon Rosset, Edmond J. Safra member (co-chairs), Prof. Meir Feder (Engineering, TAU), Prof. Ron Shamir, Head of the Edmond J. Safra Center, Dr.  Ann-Christina Lange, the Scientific Attaché at the Danish Embassy in Tel Aviv, and the office of TAU Vic President for R&D.

 

Mrs. Charlotte Slente, the Ambassador of Denmark in Israel, and Prof. Raanan Rein, Vice President of TAU, opened the event and greeted the audience. The program included 21 talks by speakers from Israeli and  Danish academia, hospitals and industry. Six Edmond J. Safra Center members were among the speakers. The workshop focused on four selected topics:  electronic medical records, imaging, genomics, and theory of AI.

The meetings and contacts generated in the workshop may lead to future collaborations between TAU and Danish researchers.

 

For the program click here.

 

For pictures click here.

 

 

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