Wellcome / EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences


Artificial Intelligence in Surgery

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Surgery is an international virtual mini-symposium on novel research on AI in surgery.

This international virtual mini-symposium featured the latest research around Artificial Intelligence (AI) in surgery, featuring panellists from both academia and industry. The event is organised by the Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences, UCL. 

Click here to register for the event. The registration is free.


15:00 – 15:10 Welcome from Prof Dan Stoyanov, Director of WEISS, UCL


15:10 – 15:30 Prof Kensaku Mori, Nagoya University – AI based endoscopic procedure

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15:30 – 15:50 Annika Reinke, DKFZ - Is the winner really the best? Challenges in benchmarking competitions and how to address them

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15:50 – 16:05 Panel Discussion - chaired by Prof Dan Stoyanov


16:05 – 16:25 Dr Imanol Luengo, Digital Surgery - Digitising surgery with AI


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16:25 – 16:45 Dr Sophia Bano, UCL - Mosaicking using Deep Learning in Fetoscopic Surgery

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16:45 – 17:05 Dr Anthony Jarc, Intuitive Surgical - Objective assessment of surgical skills powered by machine learning and AI

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17:05 – 17:20 Panel Discussion - chaired by Dr Francisco Vasconcelos, Lecturer, UCL