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Workshop on AI+Radiology

Collaboration between Physicians, Engineers, and Computer Scientists

About the Workshop on AI+Radiology

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Preceded by breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and followed by happy hour reception at 5:30 p.m.

Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center
303 E. Superior St.
Chicago, Illinois 60611

The Workshop will bring together radiologists and computer scientists with the purpose of fostering collaboration and inspiring innovation in the use of AI and machine learning in imaging science and other aspects of radiology.

Workshop will be preceded by:

Grand Rounds “Primer in Machine Learning for Radiologists”
Tuesday, September 10, 2019, at 5 p.m.

Pritzker Auditorium, Third Floor
Feinberg Pavilion, Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St.
Chicago, Illinois 60611


There is no charge for participation in the Workshop or in the Grand Rounds Primer session. Please note that registration for the Workshop is now closed. 


This free event is sponsored by the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at McCormick School of Engineering, and by the Department of Radiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine:

Workshop Highlights

Presentations on the power of large-group MD-PhD scientific collaborations to create innovative approaches to using AI and machine learning in radiology and pathology

Case studies of problems facing radiologists aimed at informing AI researchers

Discussions of the opportunities for advancing technology from AI researchers aimed at informing radiologists

Lightning talks by Northwestern researchers

Networking opportunities

Panel discussion on AI in Radiology: Friend or Foe?

Keynote Speaker

Program Speakers

Workshop Schedule

Tuesday, September 10

Pritzker Auditorium, Feinberg Pavilion
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E Huron St, Chicago, IL

5 – 6 p.m.
Peter D. Chang
Grand Rounds: Primer in Machine Learning


Wednesday, September 11

Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center
Northwestern University
303 E. Superior St., Chicago, IL

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. 
Continental breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. 
Curtis Langlotz
Radiology in the Era of Artificial Intelligence

9:30 – 10:30 a.m. 
Radiology Problems Solvable with AI from Radiology Subsections

10:30 – 10:45 a.m. 
Coffee Break

10:45 – 11:30 a.m.
AI techniques and opportunities from Engineering and CS

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Peter D. Chang
Emerging Trends in Medical Deep Learning: Opportunities and Challenges

12:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch in breakout sessions with speakers

1:30 – 1:50 p.m.
Pallavi Tiwari
AI and Radiomics in Neuro-oncology: Opportunities for Precision Medicine

1:50 – 2:10 p.m.
Lee Cooper 
Computational Pathology

2:10 – 2:55 p.m.
Ross Filice
IT Logistics for AI Research

2:55 – 3:15 p.m.
Coffee Break

3:15 – 3:35 p.m.
Yuan Luo
Multi-Relational Image Graph Convolutional Networks for Disease Identification with Chest X-rays

3:35 – 3:55 p.m.
MingDe Lin
Architecture for Translating Artificial Intelligence Ideas to Routine Clinical Workflow
in an Academic-Industry Partnership

3:55 – 4:15 p.m.
Mozziyar Etemadi
Middleware: The Most Meddlesome Malady of Machine Learning

4:15 – 4:55 p.m.
5-Minute Speed Talks

4:55 – 5:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: AI in Radiology: Friend or Foe?

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. 
Happy hour reception


Organizing Committee

Learn More

Questions about the Workshop on AI+Radiology can be directed to Professor Virginia Hill:

Email Professor Hill
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