News from the Women in MICCAI

By Ruogu Fang

WiM announces webinar in the Health Equity in the AI Era Webinar Series

Women in MICCAI will hold the first webinar, "Health Equity in the AI Era: A Humanistic Approach to Fair and Equitable Medical AI", on June 20. In this webinar, AI ethicist Dr. Kerry McInerney will give us an invited talk: "The Good Robot: Why Technology Needs Feminism". 

WiM Webinar June 20





Dr. Kerry McInerney (co-editor of The Good Robot: Why Technology Needs Feminism and Feminist AI: Critical Perspectives on AI, Algorithms, And Intelligent Machines) will explore how feminist theory, scholarship and activism can transform our approach to AI and machine learning. She explores the plurality of feminisms at work in AI, how to thread the needle between technopessimism and techno-optimism, and why AI ethics is always about power. 

Join us on Thursday, June 20, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM UTC / 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT.

Registration (required) is free and open to anyone.

WiM proudly announces awards to promote diversity and inspire the younger generation within MICCAI community

WiM is proud to announce the launch of a series of best paper awards in conjunction with MICCAI 2024. These awards are designed to enhance the visibility of underrepresented groups, promote diversity, and inspire the younger generation within our community.

We're excited to introduce calls for applications for featured awards: The "WiM Award for the Best Oral Presentation" and another new award will be unveiled soon. These awards represent a tremendous opportunity for recognition and growth in the field. Scroll down for more details on how to apply. The application links will be available in June with deadline for application in August.