AI Cures • MENASA 2022

Synopsis

The MIT Jameel Clinic, Wellcome Trust and Community Jameel host a one-day seminar in Dubai addressing health challenges and solutions in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia (MENASA), where climate change, lengthening life expectancies and sedentary lifestyle contribute to a rise in non-communicable diseases.

MIT Jameel Clinic professors Regina Barzilay, Dina katabi, Adam Yala and Shrooq Alsenan join the seminar to expand the clinic's AI Cures initiative to the MENASA region, unlocking new pathways for AI in health.

WHERE?
Jameel Arts Centre
FORMAT
In-person
WHEN?
📆
20
December
2022
08h30 - 19h00
DETAILS
Watch livestream

Participants

Dina Katabi

Principal investigator, MIT Jameel Clinic; Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT

Regina Barzilay

Faculty lead for artificial intelligence, MIT Jameel Clinic

Ignacio Fuentes Ribas

Executive director, MIT Jameel Clinic

Eric Xing

President, Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence

Omar bin Sultan Al Olama

Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications, UAE

Mohammad Yaqub

Assistant professor, computer vision department, Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence

Mecit Can Emre Simsekler

Associate professor, industrial and systems engineering department, Khalifa University

Kashif Rajpoot

Computer science programme director, University of Birmingham Dubai

Mohammed Alhamid

Director of the Centre for Healthcare Intelligence at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre

Fady Jameel

Vice chairman, Community Jameel

Adam Yala

Assistant professor, Computational Precision Health Statistics, UC Berkeley

Shrooq Alsenan

2022 Fellow, MIT Jameel Clinic

Paul Sebastian

Head of public health and palliative care, Cancer Care Programme of Tata Trusts

Zeina Tawakol

Executive director, Magdi Yacoub Foundation

Fatih Mehmet Gul

CEO, Fakeeh University Hospital

George Yacoub

Group director of IT, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company - SEHA

Mohaymen Abdelghany

CEO, Danat Al Emarat Hospital

Tala Al Ramahi

Director, Reaching the Last Mile

Eray Ozcan

Director of software, Ministry of Health, Turkey

Mubaraka Ibrahim

Acting chief information officer, Emirates Health Services

George Richards

Director, Community Jameel

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About the event

Introduction

His Excellency Omar bin Sultan Al Olama, UAE Minister of State for Artificial Intelligence, Digital Economy and Remote Work Applications

Fady Jameel, vice chairman, Community Jameel

Eric Xing, president, Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial intelligence (MBZUAI)

Keynote speeches

Regina Barzilay, AI faculty lead at the MIT Jameel Clinic and the MIT School of Engineering distinguished professor for AI and health

Dina Katabi, professor of electrical engineering and computer science, MIT

Panel: Unlocking the power of data and evidence for public health

Mohammad Yaqub, assistant professor in computer vision department, MBZUAI

Mecit Can Emre Simsekler, associate professor, industrial and systems engineering department, Khalifa University

Kashif Rajpoot, computer science programme director, University of Birmingham Dubai

Mohammed Alhamid, director of the Centre for Healthcare Intelligence at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre (KFSH&RC)

Ignacio Fuentes Ribas, executive director, MIT Jameel Clinic

Keynote speeches

Adam Yala, MIT Jameel Clinic

Shrooq Alsenan, MIT Jameel Clinic fellow

Panel: Hospitals on the frontline: clinical AI developments

Paul Sebastian, head of public health and palliative care, cancer care programme of Tata Trusts

Zeina Tawakol, executive director, Magdi Yacoub Foundation

Fatih Mehmet Gul, CEO, Fakeeh University Hospital

George Yacoub, group director of IT, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company - SEHA

Mohaymen Abdelghany, CEO, Danat Al Emarat Hospital

Adam Yala, MIT Jameel Clinic (moderator)

Panel: Policy questions for Ai in healthcare

Mubaraka Ibrahim, acting chief information officer, Emirates Health Services

Eray Ozcan, director of software, Ministry of Health, Turkey

Tala Al Ramahi, director, Reaching the Last Mile

Atif Al Braiki, chief digital officer, Dubai Academic Health Corporation

Mohammed Alhamid

Regina Barzilay

Closing remarks

George Richards, director, Community Jameel

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