Sidra Medicine set to host Qatar’s first AI and medicine symposium.
11 May 2023, 12:00 AM
13 May 2023, 12:00 AM
Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, will be hosting Qatar’s first Artificial Intelligence and Medicine Symposium from May 11 to 13.
The symposium, titled ‘Artificial Intelligence and Medicine – bringing digital breakthroughs to the bedside’, is a joint collaboration between Sidra Medicine, Texas A&M University at Qatar and Qatar University.
International keynote speakers at the event include Roozbeh Jafari, professor of Biomedical, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Texas A&M University (USA); Daniyal Stoyanov, professor of Robot Vision in UCL Computer Science (UK); Moncef Gabbouj, professor of Information Technology, Tampere University (Finland); Bart de Witte, founder and CEO of the Hippo AI Foundation (Germany) and Alejandro Frangi, Diamond Jubilee chair of Computational Medicine and RAEng Chair in Emerging Technologies, University of Leeds (UK).
A pre-symposium workshop on the ‘Basics of AI for Healthcare Workers’ will be part of the agenda as well as sessions covering a broad range of topics such as the use of AI in computer-assisted surgical systems and data management across large health systems within a healthcare context.
Other hot topics include precision medicine applications for patients with certain diseases as well as new developments in health-related AI in wearable devices. There will also be a panel discussion on ethics, moderated by Maleen Saeed, from Al Jazeera Media Network.
To register and for more details, visit www.sidra.org.