Open data and the quest for a just digital future

As the world is going digital, what will it mean for our health? In a era of 5 billion smartphones, global broadband internet, and artificial intelligence, how is our healthcare system going to evolve? Marcel will present his vision of digital health and epidemiology, and what digitization means for both personalized health and global health.

About the speaker

Marcel Salathé

Marcel is a professor of both life and computer sciences at EPFL. He recently returned to Switzerland after almost a decade overseas. During his years in Silicon Valley, he got infected with the digital bug, and the optimism that technology has always made us better off. Committed to the vision of building a thriving digital health ecosystem, Marcel now heads the Digital Epidemiology Lab at Campus Biotech in Geneva.