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January 2021

What Can AI Researchers Learn from the COVID-19 Pandemic? (this event has passed)

January 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

In this webinar, Zak Kohane, MD, PhD, will discuss this COVID discontinuity in the context of a longstanding issue in the field of AI and machine learning: how can algorithms (and the human physicians interacting with them) adapt to shifts in medical knowledge, whether from a novel therapy or a newly described disease? He will outline potential opportunities for AI researchers, and steps that AI experts and clinicians should take to optimize system performance and patient care.

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Online exhibit: A World of Viruses (this event has passed)

January 24
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Zoom Webinar
Free

Virus behavior can have both positive and negative repercussions in the world, and in our bodies. At this present time the world is coping with a pandemic caused by the infiltration of the airborne virus, COVID-19. In fact, viruses are ever present in our world, occupying nearly all organisms, and found in virtually every type of habitat. They are also ancient, predating some of the earliest forms of life. Through this online exhibit, “A World of Viruses,” we will learn…

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THE COVID-19 VACCINE ROLLOUT: What’s Ahead? (this event has passed)

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Zoom Webinar
Free

As the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines unfolds in the United States, numerous questions around distribution, supply, hesitancy and efficacy persist. And the stakes have never been higher, as numbers of deaths and cases repeatedly break records. In this discussion, experts will review the COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, address safety concerns, explore upcoming expected vaccines, and discuss implications of virus variants.

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COVID Vaccine Equity: The Impact of Race, Racism and Mistrust in the Health Care System on Vaccine Hesitancy (this event has passed)

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Zoom

As we begin a new year during a global pandemic there are nearly 20.7 million cases of COVID in the U.S. and over 352,000 people have died from the disease.  A study of selected states and cities with data on COVID-19 deaths by race and ethnicity showed that 34% of deaths were among non-Hispanic Black people, though this group accounts for only 12% of the total U.S. population.  As a result of the disproportionate impact of the disease on Black,…

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July 2020

The Role of AI in the Post-Pandemic Era

Tuesday, July 07 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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In this webinar,  we will bring together panelists with a diverse range of expertise in AI and data science to collectively think on how we can continue to move through, and forward, in the COVID-19 crisis. Experts will reflect on how they foresee their own field of work changing, discuss the obstacles that lie ahead and comment on the partnerships and investments needed to effectively and meaningfully leverage AI for good beyond the pandemic.

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June 2020

Closing the Data Gap: Novel Approaches for Data Use in the COVID-19 Response

Tuesday, June 06 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Understanding the importance of data for informing decision-making, this webinar will bring together data scientists and policy experts to discuss opportunities and challenges to meet this urgent need. Panelists will reflect on novel approaches for acquiring data; discuss the ethical and regulatory implications of their use and dive into recommendations on how to overcome ongoing barriers to data collection during COVID-19.

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AI Chatbots in the COVID-19 Response: Opportunities and Challenges

Tuesday, June 06 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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In this webinar, we bring together digital health experts from across sectors to address some of the most critical questions surrounding the use of chatbots as a public health tool. Panelists will discuss why chatbots can play a critical role in the COVID-19 response, especially in low resource settings; explore the shortcomings to using these tools and ways to overcome them; and share the next steps to maximizing the potential of chatbots and mitigating harm.

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Can imaged-based AI meaningfully impact COVID-19 response in low resource settings?

Tuesday, June 06 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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By bringing together experts in the field of radiology and beyond, this webinar will explore the opportunities and challenges for the use of imaged-based AI tools in the COVID-19 response. Panelists will discuss the broader context for the application of these tools; explore how they are being developed and evaluated; and identify what steps need to be taken to maximize the potential of image-based AI while mitigating the risks.

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Mature tech solutions in the COVID-19 response: Leveraging what already works to improve health outcomes

Tuesday, June 06 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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In this webinar, we will bring together experts across sectors who are repurposing or expanding existing digital solutions as part of the COVID-19 response. Panelists will discuss the value of leveraging mature technologies in the fight against COVID-19; explore how these existing tools can complement new ones; and share relevant lessons learned.

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May 2020

‘New’ AI solutions in the COVID-19 response: Getting an idea off the ground during a pandemic

Thursday, May 05 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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This webinar will bring together innovators from low and middle income countries who are creating AI solutions that specifically address COVID-related challenges. Entrepreneurs will discuss how they transitioned creative ideas to tangible output; highlight the ways the innovation ecosystem has changed in the midst of the pandemic; and reflect on why local ideas can sometimes be the most impactful ones.

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Data Mining Large Internet Networks to Predict COVID-19 Hotspots

Tuesday, May 05 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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By bringing together experts in artificial intelligence and health, this webinar will explore ways that data mining of Internet-based networks can be leveraged to predict COVID-19 hotspots; how we can overcome structural and political barriers to timely reporting and dissemination; and what partnerships are needed to reap the benefits of these tools globally.

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COVID-19: Health Needs and the Role of Technology in Low Resource Settings

Thursday, May 05 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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By bringing together key international and national policymakers, this webinar will highlight the most pressing health needs in the COVID-19 response in low resource settings; the technological solutions that could address them and strategy needed to reap the benefits.

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