For more information, please see the Speaker abstracts.

The program is still being finalized with national speakers. An updated version will be available shortly.

08:45 Registration and Coffee


09:15 Welcome words
Olli Kallioniemi, Director SciLifeLab
09:30 Nobel Turing Challenge for Creating the Engine of Scientific Discovery: Moonshot of AI, Robotics, and Systems Biology
Hiroaki Kitano, President The Systems Biology Institute; Director of Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.
10:15 Coffee Break Poster Session I


10:45 Automating Science using Robot Scientists
Ross D. King, Professor of Machine Intelligence, University of Manchester
Socially Intelligent Systems and Robots – when we need to Collaborate with the AI
Helena Lindgren, Associate Professor, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University
11:50 AI Governance: Building Transparent and Trustworthy Systems
Andreas Theodorou, Scientist, Department of Computing Science, Umeå University
12:10  Lunch, mingle and exhibition


13:40 Modeling differentiation and stimulation response in single-cell genomics
Fabian Theis, Professor, Director of the Institute of Computational Biology, Helmholtz Center Munich
14:20 One step closer to an HIV vaccine — What machine learning tells us about vaccine protection and immunity
Fredrik Barrenäs, Senior Scientist, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University
14:40 Flash Talks
15:05 Coffee Break Poster Session II


15:35 Personalized Medicine based on Gut Microbiome and Clinical Data
Eran Segal, Professor, Department of Computer Science And Applied Math, Weizmann Institute of Science
16:15 Panel discussion
16:50 Closing Words and Best Poster Award Ceremony
17:00 – 18:30 Mingle at Uppsala Konsert & Kongress; Meet the speakers