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2017 AI Summit Presentations


The Power of AI Working in Our Health Care Systems


  • Dan Santel, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

How Machine Learning Works: Live Demo

Presenter: Matthew Schmucki, Senior CPV Engineer, AstraZeneca

The Power of Natural Language Processing


  • Eric Brown, Director, Watson Algorithms, IBM Watson Health

The Steps Leading to Successful AI Implementation


  • Tony Barnes, Chairman of the Board, Bionometrix
  • Michael Shepherd, Technical Staff Technologist, Support & Deployment Services, Dell EMC

The Possibilities of AI Implementation in Quality, Regulatory and Supply Chain


  • Charlene Banard, Senior Vice President Quality, Shire
  • Berkman Sahiner, FDA Electrical Engineer, CDRH

AdvaMed Digital Health/Machine Learning Policy Development


  • John Daley, Vice President, Quality and Regulatory Affairs, IBM Watson Health
  • Bakul Patel, Associate Center Director for Digital Health, FDA
  • Zach Rothstein, Associate Vice President, Technology and Regulatory Affairs, AdvaMed

Validation of AI for GMP Decisions?


  • Walter Mullikin, Head of Enterprise Analytics, Shire Pharmaceuticals

Current AI Applications in Quality, Regulatory and Supply Chain


  • Kumar Madurai, Principal Consultant / Solutions Manager – Technology Solutions, CTG
  • Oliver Yu, Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder, FDAZilla

FDA Strategic Priorities and Vision for the Power of AI


  • Art Czabaniuk, Program Division Director, Division of Pharmaceutical Quality Operations III, ORA, FDA
  • Bakul Patel, Associate Center Director for Digital Health, FDA
  • Francisco (Cisco) Vicenty, Program Manager, Office of Compliance, FDA – CDRH