Organised by Leuven MindGate in cooperation with imec
Once computers were so large that they could fill a room. Then we got tabletop models. Today, we just carry them around in our pocket. The next logical step: make computers part of our bodies.
This will be the era of the ‘Human IntraNet’: the network of sensors that we will carry on and in our body, expanding our knowledge and capacities.
It is envisioned as an open scalable platform, a platform that seamlessly integrates an ever-increasing number of sensors, actuation and computation nodes, and storage, communication and energy functionality.
These will be located on, in, or around the human body acting in symbiosis with the functions provided by the body itself. Its functionality will eventually grow beyond pure health and wellness.
It will change the way humans interact with the surrounding (augmented) world by boosting the human input-output modalities and performance.
But what about privacy? Will we still have freedom of thought? Can we secure this technology enough and still be able to share the data with the right people?
|Date:||Monday 27 November 2017|
Recommended parking: Heilig Hart, Naamsestraat 102, 3000 Leuven Show directions
|16h30:||Welcome by Thomas Kallstenius, Chairman of the programme
Program Director Security and Privacy imec
|16h45:||The Human IntraNet - A Platform for Human Enhancement
Jan Rabaey, Scientific Co-Director BWRC; Director Ubiquitous Swarm Lab
University of California, Berkeley
Neural interfacing for biomedical applications
|18h00:||Real-time signal processing & machine learning on constrained devices
Marian Verhelst, Prof. KU Leuven
|19h00:||Biometrics: how can we guarantee security and privacy
Bart Preneel, Prof. KU Leuven
|19h30:||A world without disease... enabled by hyperpersonalized technology
Chris Van Hoof, Senior Director Wearable Health Solutions, imec fellow, Prof. KU Leuven
|20h20:||Networking with drinks and snacks|
The interventions will be held in English.
|135 euro (excl. VAT): members of Leuven MindGate/ Leuven.Inc - 175 euro (excl. VAT): all others
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