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[POSTPONED] Health and Artificial Intelligence: Law, Ethics and Society
Category : Conferences
Date : 26 Nov, 2019 - 27 Nov, 2019
Time : 26 Nov, 2019, 9:00am - 6:00pm
27 Nov, 2019, 9:00am - 12:40pm
Venue : Academic Conference Room, 11/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

The application of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine and healthcare has become increasingly commonplace and ubiquitous. This conference brings together experts from various stakeholder disciplines for an interdisciplinary discussion on the application and impact of AI in these fields from legal, ethical and societal perspectives. Using inquiries that cut across individual disciplines, we seek to explore the implications and challenges of the application of AI from a wider, holistic perspective.
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Abstracts & Biographies
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Presentations & Speakers

Keynote Presentations
Learning health systems and the 3 “R”s
Prof Bartha Maria Knoppers Professor, Director, Centre of Genomics and Policy, McGill University, Canada

AI’s potential for disruption in health ethics and science policy
Dr Eric Meslin President and CEO, Council of Canadian Academies, Ottawa, Canada

Other Presentations
Black box medicine and transparency: the policy context
Ms Alison Hall Head of Humanities, PHG Foundation, University of Cambridge, UK

AI transparency and explanation under the GDPR
Mr Johan Ordish Senior Policy Analyst (Law and Regulation), PHG Foundation, University of Cambridge, UK

Liability for undisclosed and variant AI treatments
Dr Colm McGrath Lecturer in Tort Law and PC Woo Research Fellow, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, UK

Liability for misdiagnosis by AI
Dr Jeffrey Skopek University Lecturer in the Faculty of Law & Deputy Director of the Cambridge Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK

Medical AI under GDPR
Dr Chih-hsing Ho Assistant Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Governance of AI applications in health insurance
Dr Calvin Ho Assistant Professor, Centre for Biomedical Ethics, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Dr. App will see you now: ethical & legal challenges of mHealth Apps
Prof Ma’n Zawati Assistant Professor, Executive Director, Centre of Genomics and Policy, McGill University, Canada

Responsible AI in healthcare
Dr Keren Priyadarshini Regional Business Lead, Worldwide Health, Microsoft Asia

Artificial intelligence in healthcare – applications, regulations and legal issues
Dr Zubin J Daruwalla Health Industries Leader, PwC Singapore & PwC South East Asia Consulting, Singapore

AI and biomedical technologies: a multi-stakeholders challenge
Prof W. John Kao Chair Professor of Translational Medical Engineering, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Program & Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, HK

Patents and medical AI: China and beyond
Dr Yahong Li Associate Professor of Law and Director for the LLM Programme in Technology and Intellectual Property Law, The University of Hong Kong, HK

Childhood’s end?
Dr Clifton Emery Associate Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong, HK

Panel Chairs
Dr Bernard Murphy Partner, Howse Williams, HK
Dr Barry Solaiman Assistant Professor, College of Law, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
Mr Brian Tang Founding Executive Director of Law, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (LITE) Programme, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong, HK

Continuing Medical Education  (CME) Accreditation:
To be confirmed

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