VIT Breakfast Event with Prof Yuval Shahar of BGU

200 Burrard St

200 Burrard St · Vancouver, BC

How to find us

BLG Office (Borden Ladner Gervais LLP), 1200 Waterfront Centre, 200 Burrard St.

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Hi Everyone,
We are delighted to invite you to a special VIT breakfast event with Professor Yuval Shahar, the Josef Erteschik Chair in Information Systems Engineering and Head of the Medical Informatics Research Center at Ben Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).

After a decade at Stanford as a researcher and full-time faculty member in Computer Science and Medicine at Stanford’s Bio-Medical Informatics program, Prof. Shahar joined BGU in 2000 to found and head its Medical Informatics Research Center. In 2017, Prof. Shahar was elected as one of the 100 founding members of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI).

Our guest will speak about his research and innovations in Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare and Medical Informatics, including AI based medical products that have been tested in clinical environments in Europe, the USA and Israel.
He is keen to explore opportunities for collaboration with local tech enterprises.

The presentation will be in English.
Admission is free, kosher style breakfast will be served before the presentation, and casual networking will take place before and after the presentation.
This event is sponsored by BLG, The Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver, CIJA Pacific Region, and Yossilinks Media Inc.
Special thanks to CABGU BC & Alberta for hosting Professor Shahar ‘s visit to Vancouver.

Space is limited. Please RSVP ASAP to save a spot.

See you at the event!
Ronen and Eran, VIT Organizers