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DAY ONE - Monday 3 February 2025
DAY TWO - Tuesday 4 February 2025

PROGRAMME PREVIEW
 

CPD credits: 16 credits will be awarded for attending both days; or 9 CPD credits for attending day one, 7 CPD credits for attending day two.
 

Stream 1: Education and research - Learn about funded AI projects across radiology and other specialties, highlighting experiences and challenges in AI development, workforce and network developments. 

Leads - Dr Rhidian Bramley and Dr Amrita Kumar 

Stream 2: AI in society, leadership and the patient perspective - Learn about where AI developments sit within legal, sustainability and ethical frameworks, learning from leaders in the field and what patients think about our work.

Leads - Dr Raj Jena and Dr Susan Shelmerdine 

Stream 3: Governance and regulation - Hear about the latest developments on policy/regulation, validation, managing risk, post-market surveillance, health economics and what the future holds.

Leads - Dr Hugh Harvey and Professor Rowena Johnson 

Stream 4: Implementation in practice - Hear from the latest pioneers in implementation AI within the NHS, showcasing successes alongside highlighting the challenges that have been overcome, and those that still remain!

Leads - Professor Owen J Arthurs and Dr James Wang

Industry workshops - A series of presentations, round table discussions and fireside style chats with leaders and experts in industry on the latest and future trends in AI. 

Leads - Professor Fiona Gilbert and Dr Gerald Lip 

07:30 — 09:00
Registration, refreshments and exhibition

A warm welcome to all delegates, guests and speakers joining us in person and online. 

09:00 — 09:30
Welcome day one and keynote plenary lecture

Join us for the opening of day one of our Global AI Conference as we kick off the day with an inspiring keynote plenary, before you embark into a full day of learning, exploration and networking.  

09:00 - 09:05 Opening remarks - Dr Katharine Halliday, President of the RCR

09:05 - 09:30 Keynote speaker (to be announced) 

09:45 — 11:15
Day one, session one

Stream 1: Education and research: How to get started

This session provides an introductory guide for integrating AI into healthcare education and research, covering essential steps and foundational knowledge.

Stream 2: AI in society, leadership and the patient perspective: How green is my AI

Explore the environmental impact of AI technologies. From energy running costs of data centres and high-performance computing demands, to developing machine learning algorithms that allow for better energy efficiency. Join us to understand and discuss the carbon footprint of your AI solutions, and what can be done to make it more sustainable.

Stream 3: Governance and regulation: Regulation essentials

Updates on UK medical device regulations, international regulatory recognition, upcoming AI standards and the EU AI Act.

Stream 4: Implementation in practice: Upskilling the workforce

Adapting the workforce to AI

Industry Workshops

A series of presentations, round table discussions and fireside style chats with leaders and experts in industry on the latest and future trends in AI. 

11:15 — 11:45
Networking, refreshments, posters and exhibition

For those joining in person 

Head to the exhibition hall for some refreshments while you network with your peers, join in with industry talks, view the fantastic array of posters and meet and greet our amazing exhibitors, sponsors and conference partners. 

For those joining online 

Take some time to view our online sponsor area, view the fantastic array of online posters, grab a drink and get some fresh air. 

11:45 — 13:15
Day one, session two

Stream 1: Education and research: Training

This session focuses on identifying and addressing the training requirements for effectively utilising AI in the healthcare sector.

Stream 2: AI in society, leadership and the patient perspective: AI and the law

Delve into the complex intersection of health tech AI and associated legal frameworks. Understand what is known, unknown and needs to be developed both in soft law and international legislation. This will include the legal challenges (both real and imagined) that AI brings, and how laws are evolving to keep pace with technological advancements.

Stream 3: Governance and regulation: Governance and regulation: Post market surveillance

Best practice for monitoring AI performance and safety post-deployment, safety reporting guidelines and outcomes. 

Stream 4: Implementation in practice: Implementation case studies

AI Implementation Case Studies across radiology and oncology

Industry Workshops

A series of presentations, round table discussions and fireside style chats with leaders and experts in industry on the latest and future trends in AI. 

13:15 — 14:15
Lunch, networking, posters and exhibition

For those joining in person 

Head to the exhibition hall for some lunch and refreshments while you network with your peers, join in with industry talks, view the fantastic array of posters and meet and greet our amazing exhibitors, sponsors and conference partners. 

For those joining online 

Take some time to view our online sponsor area, view the fantastic array of online posters, grab a drink and get some fresh air. 

14:15 — 15:45
Day one, session three

Stream 1: Education and research: Guidelines

This session outlines best practices and guidelines for conducting ethical and compliant AI education and research in healthcare.

Stream 2: AI in society, leadership and the patient perspective: Global AI - who is it for?

Will AI in healthcare help or increase inequalities across the globe and how can we ensure this is done in the best way for humankind? In this session we uncover the global implications of AI asking ourselves who stands to benefit, who is left behind, and how can we ensure AI serves everyone’s needs appropriately?

Stream 3: Governance and regulation: *In Development*

Session in development

Stream 4: Implementation in practice: Human computer interactions

Highlighting biases and psychology underpinning human-AI interactions.

Industry Workshops

A series of presentations, round table discussions and fireside style chats with leaders and experts in industry on the latest and future trends in AI. 

15:45 — 16:30
Networking, refreshments, posters and exhibition

For those joining in person 

Head to the exhibition hall for some refreshments while you network with your peers, join in with industry talks, view the fantastic array of posters and meet and greet our amazing exhibitors, sponsors and conference partners. 

For those joining online 

Take some time to view our online sponsor area, view the fantastic array of online posters, grab a drink and get some fresh air. 

16:30 — 16:45
Abstract winner awards

Join our President and AI Conference Committee Chair to annouce the winners and runners up for our Abstract competitions.  

Presented by: Dr Katharine Halliday, President, RCR and Professor Owen Arthurs, AI Conference Committee Chair

15:45 — 17:15
Keynote plenary lecture

Join us to close off day 1 of conference and to hear from our plenary keynote speaker. Chaired by Dr Katharine Halliday, President, RCR 

17:15 — 18:15
Networking drinks reception and exhibition

For those joining us in-person; we are delighted to host you at our inclusive drinks reception taking place in the Exhibition Hall on the 3rd Floor

18:15
Close of day one

Thank you for joining us on day one of the conference. We hope you have a great evening.

This programme is subject to change

PROGRAMME PREVIEW
 

CPD credits: 16 credits will be awarded for attending both days; or 9 CPD credits for attending day one, 7 CPD credits for attending day two.
 

Stream 1: Education and research - Learn about funded AI projects across radiology and other specialties, highlighting experiences and challenges in AI development, workforce and network developments. 

Leads - Dr Rhidian Bramley and Dr Amrita Kumar 

Stream 2: AI in society, leadership and the patient perspective - Learn about where AI developments sit within legal, sustainability and ethical frameworks, learning from leaders in the field and what patients think about our work.

Leads - Dr Raj Jena and Dr Susan Shelmerdine 

Stream 3: Governance and regulation - Hear about the latest developments on policy/regulation, validation, managing risk, post-market surveillance, health economics and what the future holds.

Leads - Dr Hugh Harvey and Professor Rowena Johnson 

Stream 4: Implementation in practice - Hear from the latest pioneers in implementation AI within the NHS, showcasing successes alongside highlighting the challenges that have been overcome, and those that still remain!

Leads - Professor Owen J Arthurs and Dr James Wang

Industry workshops - A series of presentations, round table discussions and fireside style chats with leaders and experts in industry on the latest and future trends in AI. 

Leads - Professor Fiona Gilbert and Dr Gerald Lip .

08:00 — 09:00
Registration, refreshments and exhibition

A warm welcome to all delegates, guests and speakers joining us in person and online. 

09:00 — 09:30
Welcome day two and keynote plenary lecture

Join us for the start of day two at our Global AI Conference 2025. Chaired by Professor Owen Arthurs, AI Conference Committee Chair.

09:00 - 09:05 Opening remarks - Chaired by Professor Owen Arthurs, AI Conference Committee Chair.          

09:05 - 09:30 Keynote speaker - To be announced

09:45 — 11:15
Day two, session four

Stream 1: Education and research: Approvals

This session focuses on the regulatory and approval processes necessary for AI research and educational programs in healthcare.

Stream 2: AI in society, leadership and the patient perspective: AI clinical leadership

Explore the role of AI in transforming clinical leadership. Learn how AI tools can empower healthcare leaders to make better decisions and improve patient outcomes as well as potentially avoid staff burnout, maintain retention, and improve efficiencies across healthcare pathways.

Stream 3: Governance and regulation: Transparency and bias

Encourage transparency around ‘who’ is represented in AI training data, ‘how’ people are represented, and how health data is used for AI development and testing globally.

Stream 4: Implementation in practice: Embedding in your network, business models

Scaling AI solutions beyond single hospital implementation

Industry Workshops

A series of presentations, round table discussions and fireside style chats with leaders and experts in industry on the latest and future trends in AI. 

11:15 — 11:45
Networking, refreshments, posters and exhibition

For those joining in person 

Head to the exhibition hall for some refreshments while you network with your peers, join in with industry talks, view the fantastic array of posters and meet and greet our amazing exhibitors, sponsors and conference partners. 

For those joining online 

Take some time to view our online sponsor area, view the fantastic array of online posters, grab a drink and get some fresh air. 

11:45 — 13:15
Day two, session five

Stream 1: Education and research: Building your team

This session addresses the strategies for assembling a multidisciplinary team to support AI education and research in healthcare.

Stream 2: AI in society, leadership and the patient perspective: Multi-omics and the future

Precision medicine is moving to an integrative approach where imaging and other data readouts are combined for personalised treatment planning using the power of AI. As datasets grow in size and complexity, how do we ensure that AI augmented personalised decision making is useful, explainable and free from bias?

Stream 3: Governance and regulation: Health economics

Demonstrating value through economic modelling, with real world examples of budget impact and cost-effectiveness for AI solutions

Stream 4: Implementation in practice: Implementation case studies

AI Implementation Case Studies across radiology and oncology

Industry Workshops

A series of presentations, round table discussions and fireside style chats with leaders and experts in industry on the latest and future trends in AI. 

13:15 — 14:15
Lunch, networking, posters and exhibition

For those joining in person

Head to the exhibition hall for some lunch and refreshments while you network with your peers, join in with industry talks, view the fantastic array of posters and meet and greet with our amazing exhibitors, sponsors and conference partners. 

For those joining online 

Take some time to view our online sponsors area and online poster abstracts, grab a bite to eat and get some fresh air. 

14:15 — 15:45
Day two, session six

Stream 1: Education and research: Platforms

This session explores various platforms and tools essential for AI development, education, and research in healthcare.

Stream 2: AI in society, leadership and the patient perspective: Patient perspectives - who is this all for?

In this session we focus on the voices that matter most: the patients. Explore their experiences, concerns, and hopes regarding AI in healthcare, and understand how AI can truly meet their needs and expectations.

Stream 3: Governance and regulation: Cybersecurity and safety

With cyberattacks on the NHS on the rise, how can software companies and hospitals ensure their endpoints are cybersecure?

Stream 4: Implementation in practice: Disparate datasets

Navigating the challenges of AI data interoperability.  

Industry Workshops

A series of presentations, round table discussions and fireside style chats with leaders and experts in industry on the latest and future trends in AI. 

16:00 — 16:30
Keynote plenary lecture

Join us for the closing keynote lecture chaired by Dr Katharine Halliday, President, RCR

16:30 — 16:30
Close of conference

Thank you for joining us. We wish you a safe journey for those with onwards travel and a wonderful week ahead for you all.

This programme is subject to change

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