17th International Conference on Smart Living and Public Health: How does AI Impact Urban Living and Public Health?

October 14
9am-5pm

Greenberg Lounge, Vanderbilt Hall, NYU School of Law, 40 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012

This annual conference (also known as "ICOST") provides a premier venue for the presentation and discussion of research in the design, development, deployment, and evaluation of artificial intelligence for health, smart urban environments, assistive technologies, chronic disease management, and coaching and health telematics systems. This year's conference seeks to understand and assess how research impacts public health policies as we face emerging social and economic challenges. The conference brings together perspectives from public health, health care, academic and industry, along with participation from end users and family caregivers to explore how to utilize technologies to promote health prevention, foster independent living and enhance quality of life. For more information about this event, visit http://icost-society.org/.

Schedule of Events

Monday, October 14, 2019

  • 9:00am Registration and Breakfast
  • 9:30am Opening remarks on behalf of NYU by José Pagán, NYU GPH
  • 9:35am Opening remarks on behalf of ICOST by Mounir Mokhtari, Institut Mines-Télécom, France
  • 9:40am Keynote #1: Translating AI for Public Health: Challenges and Opportunities by May Dongmei Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • 10:20am Participatory Urban Living for Sustainable Environments (PULSE) Innovation Panel facilitated by María Fernanda Cabrera-Umpiérrez, LifeSTech, Spain
  • 11:20am Coffee break
  • 11:40am Technical Oral Session #1: Smart City Technology
  • 12:55pm Networking Lunch and Technical Poster Session
  • 2:00pm Quality Improvement and Systems Management with Eric Wei, NYC Health + Hospitals
  • 2:40pm Technical Oral Session #2: Biomedical and Health Informatics
  • 3:55pm Innovation Panel: How does AI Impact Urban Living and Public Health?
  • 5:00pm Closing remarks by José Pagán

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

  • 9:00am Registration and Breakfast
  • 9:30am Opening remarks by José Pagán, NYU GPH
  • 9:35am Keynote #2: ACTIVAGE, The Large-Scale IoT for Active Aging Ecosystems in Europe by Sergio Guillen Barrionuevo, Connected Health Services
  • 10:15am Technical Oral Session #3: E-Health Technology Design
  • 11:25am Coffee break
  • 11:40am Technical Oral Session #4: Well-being Technology
  • 12:55pm Implementing Clinical IT Systems with Kevin Lynch, NYC Health + Hospitals
  • 1:30pm Networking Lunch and Technical Poster Session
  • 2:30pm Ethics of AI and Healthcare with S. Matthew Liao, NYU GPH
  • 3:10pm Demo Session facilitated by María Fernanda Cabrera-Umpiérrez
  • 4:00pm Flexible and Wearable Narrowband Optical Sensors with Wavelength Selectivity with Benjamin Kim, Brain Gear, Inc.
  • 4:40pm Closing remarks by José PagánMounir Mokhtari, and María Fernanda Cabrera-Umpiérrez

This event is brought to you by Participatory Urban Living for Sustainable Environments (PULSE), the European Commission, the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), and the NYU College of Global Public Health.