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Thumbnail    International Symposium on ICT in Medicine and Public Health: Perspectives from AI and Cognitive Science     Date: 15. August 2019 (public portion of the symposium) Venue:  Cartesium, University of Bremen Organizing Partners: Bremen Spatial Cognition Center, University of Bremen; Mahidol University; Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Inst. for Advanced Study Articles about the potential benefits and dangers of AI appear in the press on a regular basis these days.  The public is rightly increasingly concerned about the use of AI to automate decision making, especially in life-critical situations. The first day of this symposium, which is open to the public, will consist of talks designed to lead to a more informed debate on this topic.  Medical practitioners will discuss the challenges they face and the opportunities they see for the use of information technology to address these.  Computer scientists and cognitive scientists will discuss technologies that have the potential to address the medical...