TechMed Summerschool

Cancelled: July 6-9, 2020

Cancellation 2020, join us next year!

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, TechMed Summerschool has come to the difficult decision to cancel the Summerschool this year. We would like to thank all of our academic staff, (inter)national lecturers, partner universities and participants for their commitment to our Summerschool. We look forward to welcoming all of you next year. Information on a new edition will be published as soon as possible.
TechMed Summerschool 2021 will offer short intensive academic courses that will increase your knowledge, enhance your research skills and expand your international network. Our course leaders will share the latest developments in research and education with you.

Programme Thursday July 9, 2020

Clinical applicability of artificial intelligence

08:30 – 08:55

Theoretical foundation of AI, machine learning techniques

Prof. dr. Aske Plaat (LIACS – Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science)
AI. Machine Learning explained, particularly clinical applicability

08:55 – 09:20

Ethical aspects of AI

Prof. dr Martine C. de Vries (LUMC)

09:20 – 09:45

Legal aspects of AI

Dr. Bart H.M.Custers (University of Leiden)

09:45 – 10:10

Sharing of data in health care

Dr Erik L.A. Flikkenschild (LUMC)
Framework for trusted re-use of DATA

10:10 – 10:45

Coffee break & visit Exhibition
Visit the exhibitors who make this summerschool possible.

10:45 – 11:00

Assignment Clinical applicability of AI

De Vries, Dr. M. Sesmu Arbous, Plaat, Cammel

11:00 – 11:25

AI and Radiomics

prof. dr. ir. B.P.F. Lelieveldt (LUMC)

11:25 – 12:15

Key note lecture: AI and effect on clinical practise

dr M. Komorowski (Imperial College London, London)
The AI clinician learns optimal treatment strategies for sepsis in the intensive care

12:15 – 13:15

Lunch & visit Exhibition
Visit the exhibitors who make this summerschool possible.

13:15 – 14:00

Prepare presentation
Preparation in small (three) groups; “sceptics”, “utopians”, “in-between realists” on position on AI and Big Data in health care.

14:00 – 14:45

Prepare presentation
All participants in small groups.

14:45 – 15:15

Tea break & visit Exhibition
Visit the exhibitors who make this summerschool possible.

15:15 – 16:00

Prepare presentation
All participants in small groups.

16:00 – 17:05

The Lion’s Den: “NO limits to AI and Big Data in healthcare”

All participants & Faculty.
Moderators: De Vries, Plaat, Arbous

17:05 – 17:30

Closing ceremony & certificates

All participants & Faculty

17:30 – 19:00

Farewell drinks & bites

All participants & Faculty

TechMed Summerschool at Leiden

Are you looking for an inspiring Summerschool, combining Technical and Medical Science?

  • July 6-9, 2020
  • LUMC, Leiden The Netherlands


Please know that our thoughts are with those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic (Coronavirus). The health and safety of our members and participants are our first priority. We are closely monitoring any specific travel advisories through official channels, which include the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).

Before traveling to the Summerschool, we recommend that you stay informed of any information your local health agencies may make available and take reasonable precautions to protect yourself. TechMed Summerschool continues to closely monitor this dynamic situation and will provide updates with any developments. Please check to see updated status information as the event dates and details may be subject to change.

We look forward to welcoming you!

TechMed Summerschool is an initiative of:

  • Cancelled: July 6-9, 2020
  • LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands

TechMed Summerschool

Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum
Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden

Het Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum is het universitair medisch centrum dat bestaat uit een samenwerkingsverband tussen het Academisch Ziekenhuis Leiden en de Faculteit der Geneeskunde van de Universiteit Leiden.