Past Events and Resources

(Webinar) Health and Artificial Intelligence: Law, Ethics and Society
Category : Conferences
Date : 07 Dec, 2020 - 08 Dec, 2020
Time : Workshop 1: 7 Dec, 2020, 7:00pm - 9:00pm (HK Time)
Workshop 2: 8 Dec, 2020, 7:00pm - 9:00pm (HK Time)
Venue : Live Zoom Workshop

Objective, Coverage and Learning Outcomes:
The application of artificial intelligence (AI) in medicine and healthcare has become increasingly commonplace and ubiquitous. This 2-day webinar brings together experts from various stakeholder disciplines for an interdisciplinary discussion on the application and impact of AI in healthcare.

The first day of the webinar, 
"Ethical Considerations and Policy Development", will consider how ethical concerns over the use of AI have impacted software developers and policymakers.

The second day of the webinar, "
Responsible AI and the Law", will consider what responsible AI development could mean, and what role the law could have in ensuring this. 

Programme, Abstracts & Biographies: click here

Dr Calvin Ho
Associate Professor of Law & Co-Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, The University of Hong Kong, HK

Dr Philip Beh
Principal Clinical Practitioner, Department of Pathology & Co-Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, The University of Hong Kong, HK

Presentations & Speakers

7 December 2020, 7:00pm - 9:00pm (Hong Kong Time)
Workshop 1: Ethical Considerations and Policy Development

Video recording of Workshop 1 (Click here for full screen view):

Presentation 1 (Slides: click here):
Title: Use of Artificial Intelligence in Chest Imaging
Dr María del Rosario Perez
Scientist, Radiation and Health Unit, Department of Environment, Climate Change and Health (ECH), Division of Healthier Populations (HEP), World Health Organization

Presentation 2:
Title: AI and Biomedical Technologies: a multi-stakeholders challenge
Prof W. John Kao

Chair Professor of Translational Medical Engineering, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Biomedical Engineering Program, Faculty of Engineering and Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, HK

Presentation 3 (Slides: click here):
Title: A Qualitative Research of Views on Implementing Ethical Considerations into AI design in Healthcare Field: Shenzhen, China
Dr Ping Ji
Deputy Director, Peking University Clinical Research Institute (Shenzhen), China

Presentation 4:
Title: Regulating Black Box Medicine: the policy context
Ms Alison Hall
Head of Humanities, PHG Foundation, University of Cambridge, UK

8 December 2020, 7:00pm - 9:00pm (Hong Kong Time)
Workshop 2: Responsible AI and the Law

Introductory Remarks by the Chairs (Click here for full screen view):

Presentation 1 (Click here for full screen view):
Title: Responsible AI in Healthcare
Dr Keren Priyadarshini
Regional Business Lead, Worldwide Health, Microsoft Asia

Presentation 2 (Click here for full screen view):
Title: What Difference Does It Make? “Black Box” Medicine and the Law
Dr Jeffrey Skopek
University Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law & Deputy Director of the Cambridge Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences, University of Cambridge, UK

Presentation 3 (no recording available):
Title: Liability for undisclosed and variant AI treatments
Dr Colm McGrath
Lecturer in Tort Law, Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, UK

Presentation 4 (Click here for full screen view):
Title: Dr App will see you now: Ethical & Legal Challenges of mHealth Apps
Prof Ma’n Zawati
Assistant Professor, Executive Director, Centre of Genomics and Policy, McGill University, Canada

General discussion and Q&A (Click here for full screen view):


Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, The University of Hong Kong

Continuing Medical Education (CME) Accreditation:
Click here

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Accreditation (by the Law Society of Hong Kong)
Workshop 1: 7 Dec 2020, 7pm - 9pm (HK Time): 2 CPD points
Workshop 2: 8 Dec 2020, 7pm - 9pm (HK Time): 2 CPD points

Fees: free of charge

Level: Elementary (no prior knowledge required)

Target Audience: Legal professionals,  healthcare professionals and anyone who is interested

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