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The Swedish-Brazilian Workshop on AI/ML in Life Science and Engineering will take place Nov 6-7! An interesting program with presentations in both the application areas and method development, brainstorming sessions and panel debates . We will focus on finding possible collaborations between Swedish and Brazilian researchers as well as collaborations between researchers in life science and engineering (application areas).

Monday 6/11

10.00 Welcome and Introduction
Peter Johansson, Vice- Consul, The Swedish Consulate; Dan Henningson, KTH and Martin Schalling, KI

10.30 CIn.AI Research: Responsible AI and AI for Cybersecurity
CleberZanchettin, Cin-UFPE

10.50 Health for Smart and Sustainable CitiesAndré Carvalho, USP

11.10 Artificial Intelligence and Wearables for Health and Wellbeing: Proactive actions, Anderson Rocha, Unicamp

11.30 Opportunities from data-centric AI, Ana Carolina Lorena, ITA

11.50 AI for Mammographic Screening of Breast Cancer, Hossein Azizpour, KTH 

12.10 Analytic Imaging Diagnostics Arena (AIDA) – a national triple-helix community putting AI to use in Swedish healthcare, Claes Lundström, LiU

12.30 Lunch Sweden House

14.00-16:00 Panel discussion and Match making 1 (5 invited panelists AI/ML, Moderator Hedvig Kjellström, KTH)

14:00 Short presentation from the panel members of collaboration ideas

14:30 Matchmaking instruction and sessions in smaller groups focused on AI methods

15.30-16.00 Coffee

16:00-16:30 Presentation from smaller groups

16.30-17.30 Continued discussions about collaboration possibilities

19.00 Drinks and dinner 

Tuesday 7/11

10.00 Neural networks in feedback for flow analysis, sensor placement and control, William Wolf, Unicamp

10.20 Discovering novel control strategies for turbulent flows through deep reinforcement learning, Ricardo Vinuesa, KTH

10.40 Development, translation and implementation of AI-based precision pathology for breast cancer, Mattias Rantalainen, KI

11.00 Automated algorithms and AI for surveillance of healthcare-associated infections, Pontus Naucler, KI

11.20 Responsible adoption of A.I. in clinical settings, Edson Amaro, Einstein

11.40 Machine learning for improving healthcare decisions in disadvantaged, Alexandre Chiavegatto, USP

12.00 Lunch Sweden House

13.30-15:30 Panel discussion and Match making 2 (Panelists in Enigineering/Life-Science; Moderator Erik Lindahl, SU/KTH)

13:30 Short presentation from the panel members of interesting collaboration ideas

14:00 Matchmaking sessions in smaller groups focused on ENG and Life-Science

15:00 Presentation from smaller groups

15.30-16.00 Coffee

16.00-17.00 Closing discussions about funding possibilities and way forward


To participate, contact Dan Henningson.

Information about venue and logistic

Venue: The venue for the workshop is Research Centre for Greenhouse Gas Innovation – RCGI, University of São Paulo – Escola Politécnica,
Adress: Av. Professor Mello Moraes, 2231 – Cidade Universitária, São Paulo – SP, 05508-030, Brasil

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You need to arrange the hotel yourselves. Please find recommendations from our Brazilian friends below:

Radisson São Paulo Paulista R$ 2.426,00
Blue Tree Premium Paulista R$ 1.661,00
Mercure Sao Paulo Alamedas R$ 1.193,00
Transamerica Prime International Plaza (Paulista) R$ 1.559,00
Transamerica Executive Paulista R$ 1.696,00
Matiz Manhattan R$ 1.416,00
Intercity São Paulo Paulista R$ 1.481,00
Vila Galé Paulista R$ 2.030,00
ibis Sao Paulo Paulista R$ 1.046,00

On behalf of the organizers Dan Henningson and Martin Schalling – Welcome!