Symposium 2022

USC Ginsburg Institute for Biomedical Therapeutics

In Partnership with the Future Vision Foundation


Human-Centric Computing in Ophthalmology

Oct. 31, 2022 – 9:00AM-5:00PM • Nov. 01, 2022 – 9:00AM-12:30PM

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This two-day symposium features diverse experts in human-centric computing and ophthalmology in a panel discussion format. We are honored to host Michael Chiang, MD, Director of the National Eye Institute, and present him with this year’s USC Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg Institute for Biomedical.



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Note: All times are Pacific Standard Time OCT. 31, 2022

9:00 Welcome
9:10 Basic Science Perspectives on Human-Centered Computing (HCC): Notable Achievements, Current Research, Cyrus Shahabi, PhD
9:25: Session #1: Basic Science: HCC Panel 1: HCC Theory and Practice Panel 2: Strategies for Drug Development 10:40: Break 10:55: USC Ginsburg Institute Vision Research Award 11:00: USC Ginsburg Institute Vision Research Award Lecture: Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, and Ophthalmology: Where Are We Headed? Michael Chiang, MD, Director, National Eye Institute 11:30: Session #2: Basic Science: HCC Opportunities and Challenges: Panel: Role of Computational Biology in Basic Science Research 12:10: USC Ginsburg Institute Poster Award 12:25: Lunch Break 1:30: Session #3: HCC: Translational Research I Panel 1: Machine Learning & AI for Ophthalmology Panel 2: Translational Research – Saving Sight 3:00 Break 3:15-4:45: Session #4: HCC Translational Research II Panel 1: Integrating HCC Panel 2: Funding Translational Research

  Nov. 01, 2022

9:00 Welcome
9:05 Session #5: HCC: Programs, Current and Emerging Trends Panel 1: Emerging Digital Innovation in Healthcare 9:55: Break 10:10: Panel 2: Translating Technology from Bench to Bedside: Tips and Challenges 11:00: Break 11:15: Panel 3: Artificial Intelligence for Drug Discovery and Clinical Trials 12:15: Lunch Break and end of Zoom Symposium