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June 20, 2023

【Hybrid Symposium】The Second Hokkaido University Medical AI Symposium will be held on 5th of August 2023

Date and Time: 5th August 2023 (Sat) 13:00 to 17:40

Venue: (this event will be held as a hybrid event)
Onsite / The Alumni Hall “Frate”, Hokkaido University School of Medicine
Online / Zoom

Admission: Free

Registration: Pre-registration required

Registration for onsite participation /

Registration for online participation /

The Event Organizer (Host):

  • Clinical AI Huma Resources Development Program of Hokkaido University School of Medicine (CLAP)
  • The Medical AI Research and Development Center of the Hokkaido University Hospital

The Cosponsor:

  • A nonprofit organization (NPO) Medical Image Lab.

The Event Schedule (the times allocated for each session are tentative and subject to change without any notification)

Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese to English) will be provided except for the “presentations by companies” session.

Program: please refer to this link

13:00 to 13:15 Opening Remarks

Director of the Medical AI Research and Development Center, Kohsuke Kudo
President of Hokkaido University, Kiyohiro Houkin
Vice President of Hokkaido University (Director of Hokkaido University Hospital) Tatsuya Atsumi
Dean, Hokkaido University Faculty of Medicine, Shigetsugu Hatakeyama

13:15 to 14:10 Medical AI Research in Hokkaido University (This session will be presented in Japanese with English translation)

1. (A Special Lecture) Challenging Introduction of State-of-the-Art Multimedia AI Technology into Interdisciplinary Research

Laboratory of Media Dynamics Faculty of Information Science and Technology 
Hokkaido University
Professor Takahiro Ogawa

2. (Presentation of a Medical AI Project) Development of an Automated Frailty Assessment Program for Elderly Patients with Heart Failure through Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University
Associate Professor Toshiyuki Nagai

14:10 to 15:20 Presentations by Companies (This session will be presented in Japanese)

15:20 to 15:30 Intermission

15:30 to 16:25 Medical AI Research in Overseas Universities (This session will be presented in English)

1.  (A Special Lecture) Insight of AI Applications in Korean Medical Fields: from Education to Startups

Seoul National University College of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Professor
 Seung Hong Choi

2.(Presentation of a Medica AI Research)  AI-based Image Generation for PET: Appropriate Applications and Limitations

PET Center, Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Yale School of Medicine
Takuya Toyonaga

16:25 to 16:30 Closing Remarks

Vice-President of Hokkaido University, Takao Masuda

16:40 to 17:40 Networking Session (held only at onsite venue)

Contact Information:
Department of Diagnostic Imaging,
Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine
N15, W7, Kita ward, Sapporo, Japan, 060-8638
The Secretariat of the Clinical AI Human Resources Development Program of Hokkaido University School of Medicine (CLAP)
Phone: +81-11-706-5823