THE WORLD’S LEADING AI IN MEDICINE SUMMIT

Bringing together 2000 clinicians, technologists and C-Suite executives
Creating a future where AI will revolutionise health
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Congress Center Basel, Switzerland

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WHAT IS INTELLIGENT HEALTH?

The only large-scale, global summit focused purely on AI in healthcare – And CPD Accredited! Intelligent Health gathers the world’s brightest AI health brains from pharmaceutical, biotech, medtech, health provisions, clinicians, tech companies, startups, investment and science every September in Switzerland. We work in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and have a big focus on making sure the benefits of AI are distributed globally.

The mission?

To progress discussions about how AI can be used to prevent and solve some of the world’s greatest healthcare problems, improve the health of the human race and set the global AI agenda in healthcare for 2020 and beyond.

What’s on?

Two jam-packed days of health tech goodness. Think like a physician and code like a developer, with practical, real-world AI use cases, deep dive tech talks, announcements from the tech giants, nitty-gritty coding and AI clinicians workshops, hear from the health tech transformers of tomorrow and of course, passionate debate on social and behavioural determinants of health, ethics and AI for global health.

MEET THE AI HEALTH BRAINS 2019

DR. TOBY COSGROVE

Executive Advisor and Former President & CEO
Google & Cleveland Clinic

DR. TOBY COSGROVE

Executive Advisor and Former President & CEO
Google & Cleveland Clinic

Toby Cosgrove, MD, is former CEO and president of Cleveland Clinic. Serving from 2004 through 2017, he led the $8 billion organization to new heights of achievement and efficiency, seeing it ranked the #2 hospital in America (U.S. News). He currently serves as Executive Advisor, working with Cleveland Clinic leadership on strategies for national and international growth.

 

Dr. Cosgrove graduated from Williams College and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He trained at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brook General Hospital in London. In 1967, he was a surgeon in the U.S. Air Force, earning a Bronze Star.

 

Dr. Cosgrove joined Cleveland Clinic in 1975, and chaired the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery from 1989 to 2004. He performed over 22,000 operations and earned an international reputation in valve repair He holds 30 patents for medical innovations. As CEO from 2004 to 2017, he reorganized services, improved outcomes and patient experience, and strengthened the organization’s finances.

 

He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, and a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. In 2016, he was a Fortune Businessperson of the Year (No. 14). Three successive presidents of the United States have consulted him on healthcare issues.

DR. PETER LEE

Corporate Vice President, Healthcare
Microsoft

DR. PETER LEE

Corporate Vice President, Healthcare
Microsoft

Dr. Peter Lee is Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Healthcare. He leads an organization that works on technologies for better and more efficient healthcare, with a special focus on artificial intelligence and cloud computing. Dr. Lee has extensive experience in managing the process of going from basic research to commercial impact. Past illustrative examples include the deep neural networks for simultaneous language translation in Skype, next-generation IoT technologies, and innovative silicon and post-silicon computer architectures for Microsoft’s cloud. He also has a history of advancing more “out of the box” technical efforts, such as experimental under-sea datacenters, augmented-reality experiences for HoloLens and VR devices, digital storage in DNA, and social chatbots such as XiaoIce and Tay. Previously, as an Office Director at DARPA, he led efforts that created operational capabilities in advanced machine learning, crowdsourcing, and big-data analytics, such as the DARPA Network Challenge and Nexus 7. He was formerly the Head of Carnegie Mellon University’s computer science department. As a thought leader, he has spoken and written widely on technology trends and policies, spanning the fields of computing technology, healthcare, and innovation ecosystem. He is a member of the Boards of Directors of the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence and the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. He served on President’s Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. He has led studies for the National Academies on the impact of federal research investments on economic growth and testified before the US House Science and Technology Committee and the US Senate Commerce Committee.

BERNARDO MARIANO JUNIOR

Director, Digital Health and Chief Information Officer
World Health Organization

BERNARDO MARIANO JUNIOR

Director, Digital Health and Chief Information Officer
World Health Organization

Bernardo Mariano Junior is the Director of the Digital Health Department and the Chief Information Officer of WHO. He is responsible for setting and maintaining the vision and direction of WHO’s strategy of health in the digital age. As CIO, he ensures that the digital transformation of WHO enhances the organization’s collective performance and efficiency to deliver the ‘Health for all’ global development agenda.

Prior to joining WHO, Mr. Mariano held senior managerial positions in the International Organization for Migration as Senior Regional Adviser for Sub-Saharan Africa in the office of the Director-General, Chief Information Officer/Director, Information & Communications Technology, and Regional Director for East and Southern Africa.

VANESSA CANDEIAS

Head, Global Health and Healthcare and Member of the Executive Committee
World Economic Forum

VANESSA CANDEIAS

Head, Global Health and Healthcare and Member of the Executive Committee
World Economic Forum

Trained as a nutritionist, Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Porto University; Master’s in Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Formerly: worked at national level on developing and implementing health promotion policies with the Ministry of Health in Portugal and the Institute of Preventive Medicine of the University of Lisbon; worked with the World Health Organization Headquarters on global guidelines and policy development for noncommunicable diseases.

 

Currently, Head of System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare and Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum. The System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Health and Healthcare provides a dynamic platform for leading businesses, governments, civil society organizations and world-class experts to shape the global health agenda; co-design and accelerate the implementation of collaborative approaches that transform the health ecosystem – across prevention, diagnosis, treatment, cure and maintenance of health; and ultimately enables populations to live healthier lives and have access to the care they need when they need it.

KIMBERLY POWELL

Vice President Healthcare
NVIDIA

KIMBERLY POWELL

Vice President Healthcare
NVIDIA

Kimberly Powell is vice president of healthcare at NVIDIA, where she leads the company’s efforts to build healthcare computing platforms that address grand challenges like early detection, diagnoses and personalized treatment.

Partnering with healthcare researchers, startups and industry leaders, her mission is to accelerate the adoption of advanced computing technologies like GPU computing and artificial intelligence.

Powell joined NVIDIA in 2008 as the global business development manager for healthcare. She also served as senior director of AI business development. Prior to joining NVIDIA, she was a product manager for diagnostic imaging at Planar Systems and a hardware engineer at DOME Imaging Systems doing FPGA design.

Powell has a Bachelor of Science from Northeastern University in electrical engineering with a concentration in computer engineering.

BAKUL PATEL

Associate Centre Director for Digital Health
FDA

BAKUL PATEL

Associate Centre Director for Digital Health
FDA

Bakul Patel is Associate Director for Digital Health, at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Mr. Patel leads regulatory policy and scientific efforts at the Center in areas related to emerging and converging areas of medical devices, wireless and information technology. This includes responsibilities for mobile health, health information technology, cyber security, medical device interoperability, and medical device software. 
 

Mr. Patel is the FDA liaison between the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC). Since its inception in 2013, Bakul chairs the International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) “software as a medical device” working group, a global harmonization effort.

Before joining FDA, Mr. Patel held key leadership positions working in the telecommunications industry, semiconductor capital equipment industry, wireless industry and information technology industry. His experience includes Lean Six Sigma, creating long and short-term strategy, influencing organizational change, modernizing government systems, and delivering high technology products and services in fastpaced, technology-intensive organizations.
 

Mr. Patel earned an MS in Electronic Systems Engineering from the University of Regina, Canada, and an MBA in International Business from The Johns Hopkins University.

MARK O’HERLIHY

Managing Director EMEA
IBM Watson Health

MARK O’HERLIHY

Managing Director EMEA
IBM Watson Health

Head of IBM Watson Health for Europe, Middle East & Africa. As the Managing Director, Mark holds full responsibility for the Sales & Go to Market strategy & team, for Watson Health software products and solutions to their customers. This includes the full portfolio of Life Sciences, Oncology, Genomics, Imaging, Government, Value-Based Care & Population Health Management solutions.

 

Mark has a clinical background and has worked in the NHS as well as many senior leadership positions in global, European and start-up healthcare companies throughout his career, with over 25 years of experience in the healthcare segment, Mark brings a wealth of experience and perspective and he is passionate about health and social care for everyone.

DR. ANN AERTS

Head
Novartis Foundation

DR. ANN AERTS

Head
Novartis Foundation

Ann Aerts has been Head of the Novartis Foundation since January 2013, an organization committed to having a transformational impact on the health of low-income populations. Ann holds a Degree in Medicine and a Masters in Public Health from the University of Leuven, Belgium, and a Degree in Tropical Medicine from the Institute of Tropical Medicine in Antwerp, Belgium. In 2014, Ann was nominated by PharmaVOICE as one of the 100 Most Inspiring People in the life science industry. Ann has authored numerous publications and is a member of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development, the Governing Council of the UN Technology Bank for Least Developed Countries and the International Advisory Board of the Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health.

PROF. WEIHONG HUANG

Mobile Health Ministry of Education – China Mobile Lab
Xiangya Hospital Central South University

PROF. WEIHONG HUANG

Mobile Health Ministry of Education – China Mobile Lab
Xiangya Hospital Central South University

Weihong Huang received the B.Eng. degree in automation and M.Eng. degree in pattern recognition and smart control from Southeast University China in 1995 and 1998 respectively and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from Nanjing University China in 2001. From 2001 to 2002, he was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow with the CNRS University Lyon 1 France. From 2002 to 2005, he was a lecturer with the Department of Computer Science, University of Hull, United Kingdom. From 2005 to 2014, he was a senior lecturer with School of Computer and Information Systems, Kingston University London, United Kingdom. Since 2016, he was appointed as a professor and the Depute Director of the Mobile Health Ministry of Education – China Mobile Joint Laboratory, Xiangya Hospital Central South University, China. His research interests include mobile health, artificial intelligence in healthcare, cognitive computing for healthcare, semantic multimedia computing and knowledge graph applications. Prof. Huang is a committee member of China Hospital Information Management Association, standing committee member of the Medical and Health Big Data Evaluation and Assurance board of the Chinese Health Information and Big Data Association, chairman of specialized committee of information management of Hunan Health Management Association.

ROLAND ROTT

Global General Manager of Women´s Health Ultrasound
GE Healthcare

ROLAND ROTT

Global General Manager of Women´s Health Ultrasound
GE Healthcare

Roland Rott is the global General Manager of Women´s Health Ultrasound at GE Healthcare, the market leader of Ultrasound for Obstetrics/Gynecology worldwide. The Voluson product line for Women´s Health has been pioneering Ultrasound and AI technology and is touching more than 250 million lives globally every year.


Roland leads the global product organization, consisting of clinical and product management, research & development, installed base customer service, quality management and is responsible for innovation and manufacturing sites in Austria, Germany and Korea.

 

Before joining GE in 2011, Roland was Managing Director EMEA and Executive board member of Exact Software – a midcap public company headquartered in the Netherlands – leading 4 R&D teams and subsidiaries in 20 countries spanning over Europe/Middle/East, Africa & Asia. In his early career, Roland had an entrepreneurial start, founded two software companies in Austria and successfully sold those to strategic investors.


Roland has a software engineering background, studied International business administration and took executive education courses on strategy and Innovation in Stanford University and the London Business school. He is based in Vienna, Austria and lives there with his wife, two teenage kids and a toddler
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DR. RAMYA PALACHOLLA

Lead Scientist & Faculty
Partners HealthCare & Harvard Medical School

DR. RAMYA PALACHOLLA

Lead Scientist & Faculty
Partners HealthCare & Harvard Medical School

Ramya Palacholla is a Physician and one of the Lead Scientists at Partners Healthcare Pivot Labs. She is also a faculty member of the Harvard Medical School. Currently, Dr. Palacholla works with a multidisciplinary team that develops and executes digital health strategy and research projects in collaboration with top pharmaceutical, research and medical technology companies. She is passionate about her research focused on validation of innovative health technology solutions for improving patient lives. Dr. Palacholla has published her work in several health care journals and presented her research on innovative technologies on international platforms such as the World Economic Forum (also presented at the G8 Summit), served as a reviewer for health technology journals, and spoken at national conferences as a thought leader in the field of health care research and innovation. Her cutting edge research in this area is recognized for its high caliber, and she continues to advance this field to new frontiers. Dr. Palacholla’s idea on an “Innovative Tumor Response Forecasting Model in Breast Cancer Patients” was awarded the first position in the Harvard Ideation Challenge among hundreds of submissions received from across the country. Furthermore, the idea was also selected as one of the top six finalists for the Boston Scientific and Google Connected Patient Challenge, 2018, which is unquestionably a renowned platform that showcases healthcare innovations across the globe. She was also a co-author of one of the first books to be written on proven treatment methods for the management of Military Sexual Trauma and PTSD in war veterans. Following these successes, Dr. Palacholla’s research is well-known in the healthcare innovation space and has given her opportunities to present her research work at national healthcare conferences and summits.

WHO’S COMING

Pharma, Biotech and Medical Device, Hospitals, Health, Practices, Clinicians, Big Tech, Health tech AI, Startups, Health insurers, Academics, Investors, Associations

CEO, CTO, COO, CIO, CMIO, CMO, Chief Data Officer, Chief Digital Officer, Chief Scientific Officer

VP, Director, Head of, Managing Director, Head of  Technology/AI/ Machine Learning/ Computer Vision/ Cognitive Computing/Technology/ Innovation/Data Science/ Data Analytics/ Data Strategy

Clinicians/ healthcare professionals in pharma & biotech

Heads of, Directors, Consultants in Oncology, Radiology, Pathology, Medicinal Chemistry, Cell Therapy, Rare diseases, Biosimilars, Imaging, Diabetes, Opthamology, Cardiology, Diagnostics

 

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KEY THEMES 2019

THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE Where can AI take us with practical, real-world AI use cases

DEEP DIVE AI TECH TALKS Fundamental breakthroughs using AI which will change lives and reshape healthcare

REGULATORS PERSPECTIVES The evolving narrative on how you regulate a device that uses a self-improving algorithm?

MINISTERS PERSPECTIVE Addressing social and behavioural determinants for health using AI

CLINICIANS AND CMIOs PERSPECTIVE How can technologists convince clinicians and CMIOs that AI works and get them to use it?

CONSUMER EMPOWERMENT How to provide better insight into medical data to help healthcare consumers make more informed health decisions

CHINA How China’s tech giants are delivering smart health services, driven by the internet and AI

AI HEALTH TRANSFORMERS Hear from the CEOs and Founders of the most disruptive health tech companies of tomorrow

AI IN GLOBAL HEALTH The latest in the population-level application of AI in healthcare and tracking progress made towards the health-related Sustainable Development Goals

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“Energizing, uplifting and educational! The best of AI without the hype – truly about how AI can impact and improve the health of all people, across diverse geographies, diseases and resources. It was exciting to see how many clinicians participated”

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Unlike any I've attended before - It was a unique combination of science and glamour - all presented in a format that kept my full attention

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A great pioneering event that gets health care providers, hospitals, data scientists, startups and corporates together to talk about challenges and disruptive changes and how to get them realised. Great energy and great insights.

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Healthplus.ai

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How many global health problems can we solve using AI?

How can we disrupt old systems from a reactive model to a predictive and preventative model?

From coding to cancer- how can AI make its mark in healthcare?

How should we govern emerging technologies in healthcare?

How can AI be used to do the legwork and speed up drug discovery?

What are the tech giants and AI startups working on to get deep learning into hospitals, clinics and smartphones?

Where are the opportunities to improve clinical practice and augment the healthcare professional?

How can we use AI to shape the way we handle our future well-being?

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Novartis products are available in about 155 countries and they reached nearly 1 billion people globally in 2017. About 120 000 people of more than 140 nationalities work at Novartis around the world.

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