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November 3 - 4, 2021
Santa Clara Convention CenterSilicon Valley

Abraham Heifets
CEO and Co-Founder at Atomwise

Profile

Dr. Abraham Heifets is CEO and Co-Founder of Atomwise, where he and Co-Founder Dr. Izhar Wallach invented the use of deep convolutional neural networks for drug discovery. Dr. Heifets was a Massey Fellow at the University of Toronto—a center for AI innovation—and a Fellow of the Ontario Brain Institute. His doctoral work applied machine learning and classical AI techniques to organic synthesis planning, a long-standing challenge in chemistry. 

Dr. Heifets is a thought-leader on the use of AI for drug discovery and is an author on 24 papers, patents and patent applications. Dr. Heifets has presented his work to the U.S. GAO, the National Institutes of Health, the American Chemical Society, and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.


Agenda Sessions

  • Innovation Through Partnership: Tackling COVID-19 and Future Outbreaks with Artificial Intelligence

    14:05
  • Meet the Speaker: Abe Heifets, CEO, Atomwise

    15:15

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