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08:45 Registration and Coffee


Session chair: Jan Komorowski, chair of the Scientific Committee

09:15 Welcome words
Olli Kallioniemi, Director SciLifeLab
09:30 Introduction to the conference
Jan Komorowski, chair of the Scientific Committee
09:40 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


Session chair: Jan Komorowski, chair of the Scientific Committee

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


Session chair: Siv Andersson, Co-Director, SciLifeLab

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 Selected Talks, 4 Flash Talks à 5′
  Kristiina Ausmees, Nonlinear dimensionality reduction of genotype data using deep learning
  Karolina Smolinska, VisuNet: an interactive tool for rule network visualization of rule-based models
Therese Sjöholm, Automated tumour detection and characterisation using Imiomics
Damian Matuszewski, Deep learning segmentation and classification of biomedical images with minimal annotations
15:05 Coffee Break Poster Session II


Session chair: Siv Andersson, Co-Director, SciLifeLab

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: How to bring AI into health care and biomedical research – strategic actions for a bright future
Moderator: Thomas Schön, Professor at Department of Information Technology, Division of Systems and Control, Uppsala University
Hiroaki KitanoRoss D. KingAndreas TheodorouEran Segal, and Aurore Belfrage
16:50 Best Poster Award Ceremony and Closing Words
Marcin Kierczak, member of the poster jury
Olli Kallioniemi, Director SciLifeLab
17:00 – 18:30 Mingle at Uppsala Konsert & Kongress; Meet the speakers