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Engineering Health 2024

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Welcome to Engineering Health 2024!

The conference aims to inspire new collaborations and bring life science, medicine and technology development actors together to find solutions for present and future healthcare challenges. Participants will have the opportunity to network with actors from academia, healthcare and industry.


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The conference offers both global outlook and local connection via inspiring speakers, professional elevator pitch training, the opportunity to speed dating across disciplines, and lots of opportunities to network. 

Keynote speakers

  • The AI revolution in medicine and life science
    Mathias Ekman, Director Digital Health Platforms & Partner Ecosystems, Microsoft, PhD in Theoretical Physics. 

  • Diagnosis and prognostication in medical imaging using AI
    Ida Häggström, Associate Professor in Computer Vision and Medical Image Analysis at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Chalmers. 

    Read a press release and interview with Ida Häggström: New AI model detects ninety percent of lymphatic cancer cases.

  • The world keeps heating up
    Markku Rummukainen, Professor, Climatology, Centre for Environmental and Climate Science, Lund University, IPCC representative.

Day 1, 24 April 

  • Opportunities and challenges with new technology in healthcare
  • The intersection of health engineering, medical science and medical practice
  • Professional science communications (elevator pitch) training

Day 2, 25 April 

  • Health and climate change
  • Speed dating across disciplines

About the conference

Engineering Health is a joint event organised by Chalmers, University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska University Hospital and Region Västra Götaland.

This year's conference is hosted by Chalmers and takes place at Chalmers conference centre. 

The conference is free of charge.