American University of Beirut

Agenda Women in Data Science (WiDS) Webinar @AUB

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​March 8, 2022

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WiDS@AUB Welcome 
Lama Moussawi, PhD
WiDS @AUB ambassador,
Associate Dean for Research,
Associate Professor, 
Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut 
2:00 PM - 2:05 PM​
AUB Welcome

Fadlo R. Khuri, MD
American University of Beirut 
2:05 PM - 2:10 PM
OSB Welcome
Yusuf Sidani, PhD
Olayan School of Business, American University of Beirut
2:10 PM - 2:15 PM
WiDS this year 

Lina Daouk-Öyry, PhD
WiDS @AUB ambassador Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior Olayan School of Business American University of Beirut Visiting Research at Aalto University, Finland 
​2:15 PM - 2:20 PM

Session I: Data Science at the service of Smart Living Moderated by:

Mariette Awad, PhD
WiDS @AUB ambassador
Associate Professor of Machine Learning
Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering
American University of Beirut 

​Session​ Preamble
2:20 PM - 2:25 PM
Keynote on Changing the Narrative: The Importance of Responsible AI and Human-AI Collaboration
Lama Nachman
Intel Fellow, Director of Human & AI Systems Research Lab
Intel Corporation, CA, USA 
2:25 PM - 2:45 PM
Keynote Q&A
2:45 PM - 2:50 PM

​​Speaker 2 

On How Data Science will help us feed the world in a more sustainable way
Dr. Veronic De Puysseleyr
Senior Computational Scientist, Inari, Ghent, Belgium
2:50 PM - 3:10 PM
​Moderated discussion and Q&A 
3:10 PM - 3:35 PM
3:35 PM - 3:45 PM

Session II: Digital Health Serving Societies

Moderated by
Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan, MD, MPH, FRCP Professor of Medicine
Founding Director
Calcium Metabolism and Osteoporosis Program WHO CC for Metabolic Bone Disorders Founding Director
Scholars in HeAlth Research Program American University of Beirut
Bernard Lown Scholar
Department of Global Health and Population Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Boston, MA, USA 
Session Preamble
​3:45 PM - 3:50 PM
Keynote On
The role of AI & Digital technologies in the ever changing landscape of Health and Wellbeing
Dr. Maliha Al Hashmi
Global Health Leader
C-level Healthcare Executive
World Economic Forum Global Future Council Expert, Saudi Arabia 
3:50 PM - 4:10 PM​

State of the Science Speaker (Bio-medical) On Trustworthy and Actionable AI in Biomedicine
Dr. Marina Zitnik
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Informatics
Harvard Medical School
Harvard University
​4:10 - 4:30 PM
State of the Science Speaker (Surgery) 
On The future is now: Intelligent operating rooms

​Dr. Nadine Haram
Co-founder Proximie, Augmented Reality Surgery Lebanon, United Kingdom 
​4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
​4:50 PM - 5:00 PM
​​​​End of Event


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