Data Driven Biomedical Applications of AI

Waterloo, ON
Tuesday, Jan 28, 2020 at 10:30 AM EST 
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Event Details

Join the Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology at our first Faculty Research Networking event of 2020 to disucss how AI can be used to support patient care and system improvements.

Goals of the event:

  • Connect researchers to promote interdisciplinary research team building and be proactive for major grant opportunities.
  • Provide a venue to highlight Waterloo’s research and understand the challenges faced and being pursued by industry. 

Theme applications include:

  • Intelligent telemetry for improving monitoring and home care support for patients and families and healthcare providers
  • Natural language processing of medical records to identify probability of cancer recurrence
  • Personalized transfer learning
  • Computational models of emotional alignment between older adults with dementia, care partners, and technological assistants
  • Multi-sensor integration and IoT for community health


10:30 - Poster presentation, networking
11:00 - Waterloo/CBB speakers
11:45 - Industry speakers
12:00 - Keynote and questions
12:45 - Lunch, poster presentations and networking
1:30   - End

Keynote speaker:

  • Yuri Quintana, Ph.D., Chief of the Division of Clinical Informatics, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School

University of Waterloo Speakers

Industry Speakers


University of Waterloo East Campus 5
305 Phillip Street - University of Waterloo East Campus 5 Waterloo, ON N2L 5Z5 CA



Organizer Details

Logo - Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology, University of Water

Centre for Bioengineering and Biotechnology, University of Water

CBB is a catalyst for advancing bioengineering and biotechnology research and innovation through industry collaborations and partnerships.

More than 155 faculty members, from every faculty on campus, are actively engaged with the centre, working in collaboration to provide a resource of varying expertise.

Our mandate is to build healthy, active partnerships between centre researchers and corporate members through collaborative projects, mutual interest building, and networking events.

Top research applications:

  • Computational and Disease Modelling
  • Imaging
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Medical Devices
  • Sensors and Diagnostics
  • Therapeutics
  • Biomarkers
  • Biomaterials