EBTC at AAAS 2020
14 February 2020.The challenges of maintaining population health are changing fast in our rapidly-evolving environment. Climate change, shifting disease patterns, population demographics, and environmental pollution present multiple interacting threats which require urgent, evidence-based responses.
The problem is, traditional models of research conduct, publication, and analysis cannot keep up: it can take years to provide policy-makers with decision-critical information, when action is needed now.
This symposium, organised by EBTC, presents three expert perspectives on how the AI revolution in bioinformatics is transforming our conception of how scientific research should be stored, published and accessed.
Themes for discussion include: how the technology underpinning social media platforms could revolutionize research and data storage; how big data allows scientists to better-anticipate health risks posed by an increasingly polluted environment, and an introduction to an in silico biological system for developing and testing medical treatments.
Katya and Paul will also be speaking on a UK Research and Innovation panel, "The Future of AI." A press-led expert panel hosted by the BBC World Service will discuss current approaches to and applications of AI and what role it will play in the future. It is at 4pm on 14 February, at the UKRI stand in the main exhibition hall.
- More information on our session is here. Join us!
- A short blog post on LinkedIn is here.