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Cancer Innovation Challenge Mesothelioma Project & AI in Healthcare Event

We would like to invite you to join us for the close event for the Cancer Innovation Challenge funded project on using deep learning to automate RECIST reporting in mesothelioma from Canon Medical Research Europe and NHS GGC.

The first part of the day will be focused on the project.

The second half of the day will cover the wider area of AI in Healthcare and will be an opportunity for organisations working in the space to share and network.

Attendees will be able to register for the whole event or for the morning or afternoon only.


Tuesday 24 September 2019, 10.00-16.00


Imaging Centre of Excellence (Collaboration Zone)
Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
Langlands Drive
G51 4LB


Morning Session – Project specific

Chaired by Professor Andy Mount, Dean of Research (CSE), University of Edinburgh and Chair of the Cancer Innovation Challenge Strategic Management Board

10.00-10.15        Welcome and intro to event and CICProf Andy Mount, CIC SMB Chair

10.15-10.45        Background on mesothelioma and its prevalence in Glasgow. Current problem that the project was hoping to provide a solution to - Dr Kevin Blyth, Consultant Respiratory Physician, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

10.45-11.15        What the project set out to do and technical overviewDr Keith Goatman, Principal Scientist, Canon Medical Research Europe

11.15-11.45        BREAK

11.45-12.15        What the outcomes wereDr Kevin Blyth and Dr Keith Goatman

12.15-12.30        Challenges faced/lessons learned and next stepsDr Sandy Weir, Senior Technical Manager, Canon Medical Research Europe

12.30-12.45        Q&A with Dr Kevin BlythDr Keith Goatman and Dr Sandy Weir

 LUNCH – 12.45-13.30

 Afternoon Session – AI in Healthcare in Scotland

Chair: Gillian Docherty OBE, CEO of The Data Lab

13.30-13.45         Introduction to afternoon - Ivan McKee MSP, Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation

13.45-14.10        Potential of AI In healthcare – Dr Ken Sutherland, Canon Medical Research Europe

14.10-14.20        Developing an AI Strategy for Scotland - Steph Wright, The Data Lab

14.20-14.35        AI and Health: Exploring Affect, Ethics and Care Dr Giulia de Togni and Prof Sarah Cunningham-Burley, University of Edinburgh

14.35-14.50         BREAK

14.50-15.05         iCAIRD: Pathology Update – Dr Peter Caie, University of St Andrews

15.05-15.20         iCAIRD: Radiology Update – Dr Sandy Weir, Canon Medical Research Europe

15.20-15.35         AI and Transformation in Unscheduled Care – Dr David Lowe, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

15.35-15.50         AI in Healthcare: Quickfire Presentations (5 mins each) 
                            Using Clinical Text to Predict Patient Outcomes - Andrew Conkie, Red Star Consulting
                            Colon Capsule Endoscopy and Machine Learning - Dr Campbell Macleod, NHS Highland
                            Smart Referrals - Improving the patient pathway - Dr Paul Nelson, Digital Treetop

15.50-15.50        Nesta's AI Radicals - Kyle Usher, Nesta

15.55-16.00        Closing remarks – Gillian Docherty, The Data Lab

16.00                   Informal networking


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