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Hack Aotearoa

In partnership with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Critical Data, ACC, and Philips, we are excited to announce that registrations for Hack Aotearoa: New Zealand’s Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare Conference and Datathon, are now open!

Event attendees will learn from MIT Critical Data Faculty and local and international experts about the opportunities of Data Science and AI for healthcare..

During the Datathon, participants will then form teams of health professionals, data scientists and anyone else passionate about healthcare, data analytics, and cross-disciplinary collaboration to answer clinical questions and health system challenges using health datasets!

Keynote Speakers

We are excited to have world-renowned experts speaking on AI in Healthcare, including:

Dr. Leo Celi (MD, MSc, MPH)

Clinical research director and principal research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Laboratory for Computational Physiology (LCP), and an attending physician at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).

Mr. Saxon Connor (FRACS)

Internationally esteemed hepatobiliary surgeon; digital health transformation expert and e-health lead at Canterbury District Health Board.

Dr. Tom Pollard (PhD)

Research Scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Laboratory for Computational Physiology.

Joy Wu (MBChB, MPH)

Doctorpreneur, Harvard alum, NZ doctor, and Postdoctoral Researcher at IBM Almaden Research Center

Registration Details

This is likely to be a sell-out event, and so we encourage you to register now to avoid missing out!

Please take a look at the Hack Aotearoa Conference and Datathon website here, where you can find the programme and registration fees to attend the event.

Please feel free to forward this invitation throughout your department/organisation.



Jan 17 - Jan 19
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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260.088 Level 0 Foyer, Owen G Glenn Building
12 Grafton Rd
Auckland, Auckland New Zealand