Expert Session “Current Trends in Neurosurgery: Innovative Approaches and the Role of Artificial Intelligence”

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The DAAD Regional Office Cairo invites you to attend the expert session on “Current Trends in Neurosurgery: Innovative Approaches and the Role of Artificial Intelligence” in the framework of its project “Clusters for Scientific Innovation in the Middle East and North Africa” (COSIMENA).



Key information about the event

Date: Friday, January 21st, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Cairo Local Time)

Location: Virtual event conducted in English via MS Teams

Target audience:

Researchers and Scientists working in the fields of Neurology, Neurosurgery or Oncology and Information and Communications Technology, Computer/Data Science from Germany and Egypt.


  • The Cairo Greifswald Fellowship
  • The Digitization of Learning and Teaching in Neuroendoscopy
  • The Application of Artificial Intelligence in the Surgical Field
  • New Trends in Management of Nervous System Diseases
  • Further Research Projects in Neurology and Medical ICT in Germany

The expert session will address the following questions:  

  • Is ICT/AI part of a solution for (brain/neuronal) diseases? What are the opportunities and challenges to this approach?
  • How can interdisciplinary cooperation in academia in the field of neurosurgery and ICT/Artificial Intelligence be fostered?
  • How can international cooperation help deal with (neuronal) diseases? (à Hydrocephalus and Spina bifida are enormous critical medical conditions in Egypt and Sub-Saharan Africa) (Research, Awareness campaigns, Experimental Hydrocephalus laboratory, etc.)
  • What other diseases can be “cured” through AI (-> f. ex. cancer; infections … etc.)? What synergies can be created with other medical fields?
  • How are communities (scientific/non-scientific) responding to this solution?


To participate in the event, please register here

After your registration you will receive a confirmation email with all necessary information shortly before the event.

For further information about the COSIMENA project, please click here: Cosimena | DAAD Egypt

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Download: Final Agenda DAAD Expert Session: Current Trends in Neurosurgery: Innovative Approaches and the Role of Artificial Intelligence (PDF, 212.18 KB)

Download: DAAD Expert Session: Speakers Bio (PDF, 233.84 KB)

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