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AIM-AHEAD: Virtual Symposium on AI and Machine Learning
August 10, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm HST
What: The AIM–AHEAD Consortium will conduct a virtual symposium to showcase artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML) uses in health and host a listening session to better understand the needs of Hawai’i, Guam, American Samoa, and Pacific Islander communities.
This symposium will address:
• What is AI/ML?
• How can AI/ML be applied in health settings to improve health equity?
• How can bias be introduced to AI/ML?
• What are some real world examples of how some AI/ML tools have inadvertently
deepened health disparities?
• How can the community be involved in co-creating equitable AI/ML tools?
• What is AIM–AHEAD?
• What are some opportunities for collaboration?
WHO: This symposium is for Hawai’i, Guam, American Samoa, Pacific Islander communities,
and those interested in how AI/ML impacts health equity.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 10th
8-11A ChST / 11A-2P SST / 12P-3P HST / 5P-8 CST
WHY: The AIM–AHEAD Coordinating Center was established to enhance diversity in the field of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), with emphasis on reducing health disparities and promoting health equity. We hope to achieve this by engaging in a fair, equitable, and transparent process of building a consortium of AI/ML to promote health equity and an inclusive and diverse workforce. Many communities have untapped potential to contribute new expertise, data, recruitment strategies, and cutting-edge science to the AI/ ML field. AIM–AHEAD Coordinating Center seeks to increase participation and engagement through mutually beneficial partnerships, stakeholder engagement, and outreach to advance