10 June 2021

The Faculty of Medicine arranges an AI day that focuses on how to develop AI research at the university.

Date: 10 september
Time: 9-15.30
Place and register:


Parallel poster viewing, Moderator: Åsa Audulv

9:00-9:30 Opening Remarks
Katrine Riklund, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Chairman of RAI, Umeå University
Anna Arnqvist, Associate Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Umeå University
Anna Lundberg – Research coordinator
An introduction to MAI's members and activities

9:30-10:30 Panel discussion
Current and Future Direction - AI in health-care and precision medicine
Chair: Jenny Persson
Keynote Speaker: Lisa Almesjö, VINNOVA- Leadership from the EU funding agency HS2020 AI in Health and Medicine

Panel discussion:
Katrine Riklund
Erik Elmroth
Johan Trygg
Beatrice Melin
Lars Lindsköld
Anna Nordström
Moderator: Johanna Gardeström

10:30-10:40 Coffee break

10:40-12:30 AI in Precision Medicine
Chair: Paolo Medini
Keynote speaker: Nigel Mongan, University of Nottingham
A role for AI in cancer diagnostics
Jenny Persson - AI ML-Deep Learning models in oncology
Anders Johansson – AI in infectious disease.
Jenny Häggström - Machine Learning for predicting permanent stoma risk after rectal cancer surgery

12:30-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:30 AI and Public Health- current and future challenges
Chair: Nina Sundström
Keynote Speaker: Joacim Rocklöv- AI in the management of the pandemic and other convering crises.
Lars Lindsköld: Can a computer keep a secret?
Beatrice Melin: PREDICT - a potential AI infrastructure

14:30-14:40 Coffee break

14:40-15:20 Panel Discussion-Hackathon, How can we find each other for collaboration in AI projects
Moderator: Martin Rosvall - IceLab (Integrated Science Lab)

15:20-15:30 Conclusions and poster prize
Contact information

Coordinator Anna Lundberg: +469 92 88 E-post: Prof. Jenny Persson: +4670-639 11 99 E-post:
Prof. Joacim Rocklöv: +4670-636 16 35 E-post:

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