The National Documentation Centre (EKT) is organising an event about the role of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in the health sector, on Thursday 10 September (10.00-12.00) with the participation of eminent speakers from Greece and Israel.
The discussion will focus on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Big Data can be used to enhance and improve healthcare in Greece by following successful examples of other countries.
The event is mainly for business executives, public sector executives, ICT researchers in health, start-ups and healthcare providers.
The keynote speakers at the event will be two expert executives in artificial intelligence from Israel. Liron Freind-Saadon, the Director of Health Development at NVIDIA-Israel, will talk about the role of NVIDIA and the GPUs in Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Gal Noyman Veksler, Vice President of business development at Data Science Group and head of DSG Medical, will address the role of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in health.
The event will will be completed by the presentations of high level experts in the field of health and information technology & Innovation in Greece: Dr. Vasilia Hadjistergiou, co-founder of BookingClinic, a startup that excelled in the Headstart-Covid competition for 2020, Dr. Spyros Arsenis, co-ordinator of the NBG Business Seeds, Dr. Charalambos Karanikas, Faculty member of the Department of Informatics with Applications in Biomedicine, Laboratory of Intelligent Systems, University of Thessaly and General Secretary of the Hellenic Society of eHealth Services and Education, Dr. George Dafoulas, Associate Professor of Clinical Research, Medical School, University of Thessaly and a representative of EIT Health Innostars .
Monika Toth, the EIT Health Innostars RIS programme coordinator will give an introduction on the vision of EIT Health.
George Megas, Innovation Advisor, will present the actions of EKT as the hub of EIT Health for Greece, as well as the financing opportunities for small and medium enterprises from the European Innovation Council Accelerator.
Participation in the event, which will be held in English, is free. To participate fill in the registration form. For more information, you can contact Mr George Megas, firstname.lastname@example.org, 210-7273921.
The National Documentation Centre is the Greek hub of EIT Health, an initiative of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology for health innovation. EKT is the coordinator of the Greek node of the Enterprise Europe Network, the largest business support network in the world. It is also a National Contact Point for Horizon 2020 and more specifically for the sub-programmes of Information and Telecommunication Technologies, Health etc.