Thursday, March 21, 2024
Congress Center, Mantegna Hall

The new Congress Center of Padua hosts the speeches of the second day of the Forum, focusing on the application of AI in the medical-scientific sector.

09:00 - 18:00
Congress Center, Padua - Mantegna Hall

The event is open to all citizens, professionals, patients, and experts. Take part in the World Health Forum Veneto.

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The day's program includes interventions by authoritative voices in the medical-scientific field, coming from the most prestigious Italian and international universities.


Ore 09:00
Greetings from authorities

Daniela Mapelli
Rector, University of Padova

Gaudenzio Meneghesso
General Co-Chair, Department of Information Engineering

Roberto Vettor

General Co-Chair, Department of Medicine

Angelo Paolo Dei Tos
Dean, Padova School of Medicine

Giuseppe Dal Ben
General Director, Padova Hospital

Ore 09:40
Plenary Session

“Pushing Medical Frontiers: AI-Driven Breakthroughs in Medicine”

Mihaela van der Schaar
University of Cambridge, UK

“From Hype to Ripe: Implementing AI in Health Systems”

Yael Ophir
Executive Director HealthIL

Ore 10:40
Coffee Break
Ore 11:00
Session 1 - The central role of data

“Crowdsourcing with Multi-institutional EHR to Improve Reliability of Real World Evidence - Opportunities and Challenges”

Tianxi Cai
Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA

“Complexity in health and disease: a network perspective to personalized medicine”

Manlio De Domenico
University of Padova, Italy

“AI for Future Digital Healthcare: Towards Decentralized Care”

Björn Eskofier
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität, Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

“From molecular elucidation of pathogenesis to personalized medicine: the opportunities of new biomedical technologies”

Rosario Rizzuto
University of Padova, Italy

Ore 12:40
Lunch & Poster Session
Ore 14:00
Session 2 - AI for precision medicine

“Exposomics approach as a tool to predict and prevent the disease”

Matej Oresic
Örebro University, Sweden

“Beyond genomics - AI as an enabler for next-generation pathology”

Jens Rittscher
University of Oxford, UK

“AI in Cancer Genomics: Challenges and Future”

Fabio Vandin
University of Padova, Italy

“Statistical modeling of spatial transcriptomics data”

Davide Risso
University of Padova, Italy

“Unmet clinical need: the role of AI in clinical decision and support system”

Mario Luca Morieri
University of Padova, Italy

Ore 15:45
Coffee Break
Ore 16:10
Session 3 - Ethics, Regulations, Fairness, and Explainability

“AI and regulations”

Giusella Finocchiaro
University of Bologna, Italy

“More than an afterthought: don’t make AI fair, make fair AI”

Alessandro Fabris
Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy, Bochum, Germany

“Risks and reliability. The European way in the ethical regulation of AI”

Fabio Grigenti
University of Padova, Italy

“AI task autonomy and the ethics of medical supervision”

Guglielmo Tamburrini
University of Naples, Italy

Ore 16:50
Round Table

Giusella Finocchiaro, Alessandro Fabris, Fabio Grigenti, Gugliemo Tamburrini

Ore 17:30

Moderator: Julia Sandra Virsta,
Association Stampa Estera journalist

During the event, some of the most pressing issues in health and risk promotion will be addressed, all aimed at increasing citizen awareness and prevention.

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