The International Healthcare Informatics Conference (IHIC 2022) has been held during May 17-19, 2022 in hybrid mode at Sri Sri University, Cuttack, Odisha, India.

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit all the industry verticals ranging from Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), government and defense, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, media & entertainment, transportation, energy & utilities and others (travel & hospitality and oil & gas). All these listed organizations make use of Information Technology (IT) in one way or the other. The health industry also utilizes the complete tech-space in order to facilitate the required services. The International Healthcare Informatics Conference (IHIC 2022) offers the healthcare industry the means to stay ahead of the emerging threats to the well-being of humans. It provides a platform to the students, academicians, researchers, scientists, engineers, and industrial experts to share their knowledge and ideas in this field with the wider community for the benefit of mankind.

IHIC 2022 has 4 top-shot invited researchers as advisory. Being a sister conference of ISIC 2022, the participants of IHIC 2022 enjoyed the keynote talks and the tutorial sessions of ISIC 2022 as well. All in all, the conference witnessed six keynote speeches and four tutorials. All the speakers are multi diversified in nature across the whole world and are esteemed experts in their field. The main conference organization has 13 chair members whereas there are approximately 54 technical program committee members from various countries globally.


  1. Keynote Talks: IHIC 2022 witnessed six keynote talks in six different topics.

a. Title: Applying Knowledge Graphs for Data Analytics and Machine Learning

Speaker: Dr Ernesto Jiménez-Ruiz (Lecturer, City, University of London)

Video Link: https://youtu.be/KSAKSOvCMHs

b. Title: Detect, Characterize, and Accommodate Novelties in AI systems.

Speaker: Bharat Bhargava (Purdue University, Indiana, United States)

Video Link: https://youtu.be/XWq8I-rv94U

c. Title: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Pandemics using COVID-19 as a Case Study

Speaker: Sven Groppe (University of Lübeck, Germany)

Video Link: https://youtu.be/GAnC0ktljFU

d. Title: Responsible AI for National Security

Speaker: Amanda Muller (Artificial Intelligence Systems Engineer and Technical Fellow Northrop Grumman Mission Systems)

Video Link: https://youtu.be/PKPhCtG3EDo

e. Title: Semantic Intelligence: The Next Step in AI

Speaker: Sarika Jain (National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India)

Video Link: https://youtu.be/r18vXwkt57Y

f. Title: Industrial Internet of Things and Digital Health Ecosystem: A Finnish Perspective

Speaker: Rajeev Kanth (Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Kuopio Finland)

  1. Pre-Conference Tutorials: IHIC 2022 witnessed four pre-conference tutorials

Tutorial 1: Building Domain-Specific Linked Data Applications

Presenters: Sarika Jain, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India; Pooja Harde, National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, India; Ankush Bhist, University of Delhi, India; Nandana Mihindukulasooriya, MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, Cambridge, USA

Duration: 3 Hours

Video Link: https://youtu.be/X9Y6snFFdUs, https://youtu.be/vpOADh4qh5E, https://youtu.be/8M5Xd9haF8k

Tutorial 2: Knowledge Infused Reinforcement Learning for Social Good Applications

Presenters: Manas Gaur, Research Scientist, Artificial Intelligence Institute, University of South Carolina; Kaushik Roy, Ph.D. Student at Artificial Intelligence Institute, University of South Carolina

Duration: 2 Hours

Video Link: https://youtu.be/A5SzrWBDxCY

Tutorial 3: Knowledge Base Question Answering

Presenters: Nandana Mihindukulasooriya, MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, Cambridge, USA

Duration: 1 Hour

Video Link: https://youtu.be/2BknPDxaGUE

Tutorial 4: Modeling Epidemic dynamics thru contact networks

Presenters: Dr. Sharanjit Kaur, Acharya Narendra Dev College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India; Ms Kirti Jain, Department of Computer Science, University of Delhi, India; Dr. Vasudha Bhatnagar, Department of Computer Science, University of Delhi, India

Duration: 3 Hours

Video Link: https://youtu.be/fwQccwh3EgU