The Future of AI & Healthcare: the U.S., Japan, and Israel

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The Idea Center at Miami Dade College

315 N.E. Second Ave

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Miami, FL 33132

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AJC Miami, the Japan Foundation, and the U.S.-Japan Council, in partnership with the Consulate-General of Japan and the Consulate-General of Israel, invite you to join us for a discussion on trilateral cooperation on the future of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Incredible changes underway in the medtech industry will shape the future of healthcare and aging populations. As AI continues to unlock new possibilities for safety and efficiency, what societal impacts can we expect? What problems may arise, and what solutions should we begin to develop?

Join us for a panel discussion on the pioneer nations in medtech— Japan, the United States, and Israel. Our expert speakers will address areas of trilateral cooperation, as well as major innovations on the horizon.

Guests can park at the Building 7 garage. Please see below link to the campus map:

http://www.mdc.edu/wolfson/img/Wolfson-Campus-Map.pdf





Douglas Dotan is a passionate advocate for adoption/change management with a unique combination of hands-on experience in harnessing and applying today’s technology for the development of safety and quality management tools resulting in proactive, real-time, preventive action, quality assessment, risk management, safety analysis, and human factors evaluation, in aviation, and healthcare, enhancing safety effectiveness and efficiencies.

Mr. Dotan has held increasingly responsible positions as an operational pilot in the Israel Air Force, ranging from Intelligence Officer and Patient Safety Officer to Lead Aircraft Accident Investigator. Currently he serves as the President of CRG Medical, Inc., a Patient Safety Information Technology Company. In that role he is responsible for developing the Pegwin Insights software applications that use Machine Learning and medical Artificial Intelligence algorithms to meet the needs of protecting patients from preventable harm. Preventable harm in hospitals claim the lives of more than a quarter of a million patients every year in the United States. The Pegwin R&D Data Scientists are in Jerusalem, Israel. He is a member of the American Society of Healthcare Executives, a former chairman of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Health Care Division, and a charter member of the Downtown Rotary Club in Houston.

Mr. Dotan holds a bachelor’s degree in Geoscience from Bar-Ilan University and a master’s in Behavioral Science: Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Houston Clear-Lake in Texas. He is a graduate of the IAF Flying Academy, Command and Staff College Course, and is a certified quality improvement associate. He has completed flight safety management training in the USC School of Systems Safety and Engineering for USAF Flight Safety Officers. He lives with his wife of 22 years, Connie, in Bellaire, Texas.



Wolf Shlagman, a life-long creative technologist, healthcare futurist and cognitive science evangelist, is currently CEO/Founder of Care Angel. As a serial entrepreneur, Wolf previously founded Consult a Doctor, which was acquired by Teladoc, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC), a Kliener, Perkins portfolio company, in 2013.

Wolf is an innovator that has been shaping and transforming the telehealth space since the earliest days of digital health, nearly 20 years ago. He is a technology and business leader with executive level strategic, technical and partnership development experience. He is recognized as a being a hands-on leader who is driven by passion in the pursuit of building impactful, enterprise platforms and consumer solutions targeted to help alleviate the most pressing challenges affecting the entire healthcare ecosystem.

Wolf considers himself a professional tinkerer, an AI addict and a behavioral economics fanatic with a demonstrated history of success.


Dr. Hideaki Takeda is a Professor at National Institute of Informatics (NII), Japan, and a Professor at the Graduate University for Advanced Studies (Sokendai). He received Dr. Eng. degrees from the University of Tokyo, Japan in 1991. He has been the Sumitomo endowed professor in the University of Tokyo between 2005 and 2010. He is the chair of the Ethics Committee, Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI) since 2018. He is also members of governmental committees such as Open Data Working Group by Cabinet Secretariat, the sub working group in the Conference toward AI Network Society by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Committee for Promotion of Information Sharing Infrastructure by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI). His interest includes Artificial Intelligence, in particular Semantic Web and Linked Open Data (LOD). He has committed several projects by the government and private companies as the specialist of LOD. He is also the president of Linked Open Data Initiative Inc. that promotes LOD technologies for public and private sectors.







The Idea Center is MDC’s hub of innovation, the place where students from all disciplines can gather, collaborate and take advantage of resources and training to develop their entrepreneurial ideas. Through cutting-edge entrepreneurship education, professional development and experiential learning, students and community members can acquire the tools needed to identify challenges and develop solutions.

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315 N.E. Second Ave

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