AI Webinar Series

EPF AI Webinar Series Understanding AI Webinar Series

As one of the core activities supported by the EU AI Fund, the overall objective of the webinar series is to shed light on AI in healthcare. The series will particularly focus on the possible advantages but also risks and pending questions for patients, while exploring specific implications for the healthcare sector.  

The Understanding AI webinar series will present complex technical content in an understandable and engaging way to equip the European patient community with the necessary know how to shape and present the patient perspective on a new and increasingly important policy topic that is becoming an important field of policy discussion both at European and national level. These webinars are open to EPF Members only.

WEBINAR 1 – AI in Healthcare: From Science Fiction to Reality (8 July 2021)

Introduces the concept of AI and its implication in healthcare as well as introduce a case study and the AI Fund. The webinar will cover pros, cons, possible attention points and benefits of AI for patients.


  • Frederike Kaltheuner, European Artificial Intelligence Fund
  • Anca Petre, Founder, 23 Consulting

WEBINAR 2 - AI Ethics and Implications (29 September 2021)

Several ethical challenges are emerging with the use of AI in healthcare, many of which are especially relevant to patients. These challenges must be addressed if AI technologies are to support better healthcare systems. During this webinar we will explore several ethical concerns, including digital divide, lack of good quality data, mechanism to safeguard privacy, human judgement vs machine one, informed consent, collection of data that incorporate clinical bias and last but not least why patient should ask themselves questions on the ethics of AI and how they can make their voice heard?


  • Prof. Siobhán O'Sullivan, the Chief Bioethics Officer at the Department of Health

WEBINAR 3 - EU Legislation AI (DATE TBD)

WEBINAR 4 - AI & Medicines Innovation (DATE TBD) 

WEBINAR 5 - Patients, Healthcare Professionals & AI (DATE TBD)

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**The webinars are open to EPF members only. For more information, please contact us**