AI & Healthcare: Optimizing The Patient Experience

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The Ask AI volunteers, in association with Next AI present:

AI & HEALTHCARE - OPTIMIZING THE PATIENT EXPERIENCE

Following our sold-out event in April 2018 with over 175 attendees representing more than 75 organizations, Ask AI returns to downtown Toronto for our Fall 2018 event.

Once again we’re generously hosted by Top Hat (Bay & Bloor) on Thursday, November 8th, 6-830PM for “AI & Healthcare: Optimizing The Patient Experience”.

There’ll be free food and local craft beer and plenty of time to expand your professional contacts in artificial intelligence.

KEYNOTE

Dr. Zayna Khayat, Future Strategist with SE Health (https://sehc.com) and faculty member at Singularity University, will provide an overview of how new AI-enabled tools, consumer pull, and unsustainable business models are accelerating the shift towards a future of healthcare in Canada.

Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zaynakhayat

LIGHTNING ROUND

Some of Toronto's most exciting AI startups will be on-hand to give our audience an insider look at how they are using machine intelligence to advance healthcare in Canada, including:

SeamlessMD: https://seamless.md

Winterlight Labs: https://winterlightlabs.com

Elizz: https://elizz.com

Spxtrm AI: https://www.spxtrm.ai

EXPERT PANEL

Join a lively discussion with our healthtech thought leaders, featuring:

Natasha Puri, University Hospital Network (moderator): https://www.uhn.ca

Dr. Wendy Cukier, Chair, Women’s College Hospital: https://www.womenscollegehospital.ca

Naheed Kurji, CEO, Cyclica: https://cyclicarx.com

Dr. Alexander Bilbily, CEO, 16Bit: http://www.16bit.ai

Simon Smith, Chief Growth Officer, Benchsci: https://www.benchsci.com

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

Next AI
The team from Next AI AI, Canada’s premiere AI startup accelerator based in Toronto and Montreal, will be on hand to talk about their program.

Visit: http://www.nextcanada.com/next-ai

SnapClarity
SnapClarity uses their industry-leading algorithm to match people with high quality and informed mental healthcare as quickly as possible.

Visit: https://www.snapclarity.com/

Ada
The folks from Toronto’s Ada will also be joining us to share how they’re powering conversational agents at some of Canada’s leading brands.

Visit: https://ada.support

EVENT PARTNERS

Iconic Brewing Co
Our friends at Iconic Brewing Co will be serving Ask AI guests free samples of their Cottage Springs vodka sodas and newly-launched Liberty Village Hard Cider.

Lyft
Get a free $10 rideshare credit from our friends at Lyft. Use promo code ASKAIHEALTH. Credit is valid between Nov 8,[masked]:00PM and Nov 9, 2018. Pickup or drop-off must be within the event coverage area (Bay & Bloor).

Full terms: https://www.lyft.com/invite/askaihealth

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Our event is open to everyone and will particularly appeal to data science and medical students, medical professionals, working data professionals, tech professionals, and nonprofits in the healthcare space.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

When the Ask AI podcast asked Dr. Elissa Strome (Executive Director of the Pan-Canadian AI Strategy) what she found most exciting in AI, she put the potential for improvements in healthcare at the top of her list.

Join us and you'll gain a better understanding of the healthcare innovations being driven by artificial intelligence, including:

> Improved patient outcomes
> Increased coordination between healthcare workers and patients
> Increased adoption of new medicines

You’ll also be introduced to the challenges and ethical concerns that are intrinsic to the adoption of AI technologies in Canada’s healthcare system.

FOOD

Pizza (including veggie + halal options), local craft cider, and refreshments will be provided.

ABOUT ASK AI

Ask AI is a volunteer-lead nonprofit with a mission to build connections between Canadians and the artificial intelligence sector. Our projects include live events, the Ask AI podcast, and a helpful chatbot. Visit: http://askai.org

Sponsors: [masked]