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AI against COVID-19 Competition: Workshop & Networking

June 5, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

IEEE SIGHT (Special Interest Group on Humanitarian Technology) of Montreal Section, Vision and Image Processing Research Group of the University of Waterloo and DarwinAI Corp. invite data scientists, students and professionals working on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to participate in a virtual competition to help medical researchers diagnose COVID-19 with chest X-ray (CXR) images. The ultimate goal is to contribute to the development of highly accurate yet practical AI solutions for detecting COVID-19 cases and, hopefully, accelerating the treatment of those who need it the most. Moreover, this AI for Good initiative will also allow us to take action on at least one of the (https://sdgs.un.org/goals), Good Health and Well-being. During this workshop and networking event, you have the opportunity to attend two talks by Prof. Alex Wong from the University of Waterloo and Ahmed Adel From Microsoft Canada and also Networks with researchers in the field Speaker(s): Prof. Alex Wong, Ahmed Adel Agenda: – 12:00 p.m. – 12:05 p.m.: Welcome and introduction – 12:05 p.m. – 12:25 p.m.: Talk by Prof. Alexander Wong, University of Waterloo – 12:25 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Q&A – 12:30 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.: Talk by Ahmed Adel, Microsoft Canada – 12:50 p.m. – 12:55 p.m.: Q&A – 12:55 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Networking Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Virtual: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/273888