2023 MAQC Society 6th Annual Meeting 

Sept 11-12, 2023, Helsinki, Finland

Venue: Scandic Park Hotel, Mannerheimintie 46, 00260 Helsinki Finland

Theme: AI/ML in Health Science: Benefits and Challenges

The President of the MAQC Society, Dr. Andreas Scherer, is diligently identifying keynote speakers, organizing sessions and planning for our 6th annual MAQC Society 2023 meeting. We will have a full two days of keynote and invited speakers as well as sessions involving abstracts contributed by MAQC Society members and related participants. Feel free to contact the Scandic Park Hotel in Helsinki to make reservations for the conference now.


Our Confirmed 2023 Speakers

Samuli Ripatti,
Keynote Speaker, Director, Institute for Molecular Medicine FIMM, Univ. Helsinki, Finland
Description: Genetics of common complex diseases from discovery to translation to health care.
Samuli will talk about the projects FinnGen and Intervene and the use of AI for population health (title tdc)
Toni Andreu
Keynote Speaker, EATRIS ERIC Scientific Director
Description: As Director of the European Research Infrastructure for Translational Medicine (EATRIS), Toni will discuss implications of AI in the Eu landscape: “Digital Health and AI: Benefits and Costs of Data Sharing in the EU”
Russell D. Wolfinger
Director of Scientific Discovery and Genomics, Distinguished Research Fellow, JMP
Description: Special workshop: “Image Classification Made Easy: A Point-and-Click Interface to Torch in JMP Pro”
Payel Das
IBM Research Staff Member and Manager, AI Science
Description: Payel is Manager in the AI Science Department of IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY and will discuss with us the progress of Natural Language Processing in Healthcare
Viswanath Devanarayan
Executive Director and Head, Clinical Data Science, Eisai, Inc.
Description: Devan´s research interest lies in the statistical selection of biomarker signatures for diagnosis and prediction of disease. He will talk about: “Interpretable and reproducible AI/ML for Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial and real-world applications”
Agenda Rough Outline
Sept 11 (day 1)
08:30 AM Onsite registration/welcome coffee
09:00 AM Beginning of meeting, day 1
05:00 PM end of meeting day1/social hour
06:00 PM adjourn day 1
Sept 12 (day 2)
08:30 AM Onsite registration/welcome coffee
09:00 AM Beginning of meeting, day 2
05:40 PM Adjourn day 2
End of meeting




FDA/NCTR-MAQC 2022 Conference: Sept 26-27, 2022

(5th annual meeting of the MAQC Society)
U.S. FDA Headquarters, White Oak Campus, Silver Spring MD

Conference videos from 2022 have been made available to MAQC Society members via email. Please contact us if you have not received a link and password to the 2022 conference videos. 


COVID policy: The FDA/NCTR-MAQC 2022 Conference will be following the safety standards of both our venue (FDA) and any local or state guidelines.

Currently the FDA Office of Security and Emergency Management COVID-19 Safety Requirements for FDA Visitors and Contractors no longer include a Certification of Vaccination Form or a proof of a negative COVID-19 test when entering FDA facilities. If this standard evolves, the MAQC Society Annual Meeting policy will evolve to meet it. Please see here for more info: Public Meetings at the FDA White Oak Campus | FDA

Hotels located within six miles of the US FDA White Oak Conference Center are listed below. Please book directly through the hotel, we do not have an official conference hotel.

2019 MAQC Society 3rd Annual Meeting

April 8-10, Riva Del Garda Congress Centre, Trientino, Italy

2018 MAQC Society 2nd Annual Meeting

Feb. 24-27, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. 


2017 MAQC Society 1st Annual Meeting

Reproducible genomics. April 12, SAS Institute, North Carolina, United States.