AI the Focus of Philly Tech Week Program hosted by PCI and PACT 

PCI, along with Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT), hosted an AI-focused event called “AI Nexus: Shaping Tomorrow’s Intelligence” at the CIC in University City during Philly Tech Week.

Jacob Gardner, PhD, Assistant Professor, Computer and Information Science, Penn Engineering, began the event by giving an insightful presentation on AI and machine learning.

Jacob then moderated a panel of experts in the field, which included Mingyao Li, PhD, Professor of Biostatistics and Digital Pathology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Sasha Schrode, MBA, CEO of Medical Devices at Maverix Medical & Partner at Robin Hood Ventures, and Walter Witschey, PhD, Associate Professor of Radiology, Perelman School of Medicine.

The panelists discussed the benefits and challenges of bringing AI into the healthcare space, and offered a wide range of future applications to leverage AI to improve patient outcomes.

Thank you to everyone who participated and attended! It was a wonderful event and we look forward to hosting another one next year.

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