Past Event

The role of AI in healthcare

How can AI help us fight through a pandemic crisis?

Date: June 23, 2020, 3:30 pm Topic: Digital economy and innovation

livestream on 23 june @ 15:30

COVID-19 has exerted an unprecedented pressure on healthcare systems. At the same time, timely medical diagnosis became a defining factor for preventing the spread of the virus.

In this event, we discussed the role of artificial intelligence and machine learning in the proper health policy response to the pandemic crisis.

Schedule

Jun 23, 2020

15:30-16:30

Online conversation

Chair: Georgios Petropoulos, Research Fellow

Dimitris Bertsimas, Associate Dean of Business Analytics, Boeing Professor of Operations Research, Faculty director of the Master of Business analytics, MIT

Effy Vayena, Professor, ETH Zurich

Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow

Speakers

Dimitris Bertsimas

Associate Dean of Business Analytics, Boeing Professor of Operations Research, Faculty director of the Master of Business analytics, MIT

Georgios Petropoulos

Research Fellow

Effy Vayena

Professor, ETH Zurich

Reinhilde Veugelers

Senior Fellow

Location & Contact

Bruegel, Rue de la Charité 33, 1210 Brussels

Katja Knezevic

[email protected]

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