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IPER 9 Symposium

IPER 9 Symposium

Online via Zoom
Wednesday, November 15, 2023

9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Registrants will be sent the Zoom link prior to the event.


All faculty, staff, students, and community partners are invited to attend the
9th Annual Interprofessional Practice, Education, & Research Symposium (IPER 9).

This year's topic is:

You, Me & IPE: The implications of Artificial Intelligence on health and healthcare teams 

Below are submission links and key dates, information about IPER Symposium Awards, keynote speaker 
and the agenda for this online event, which last year included more than 750 participants.

Submission Links & Key Dates

Register for Symposium
Deadline: Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 11:59 pm

Submit Excellence Award Nomination
IPER Symposium Award Information
Deadline: Monday, November 6, 2023, 11:59 pm
Award Announcements made at IPER 9 Symposium (3:45 pm)

Lightning Talk Presentations

Submit Abstract
Deadline: Sunday, October 29, 2023, 11:59 pm

Acceptance Notification
Due: Friday, November 3, 2023, 5:00 pm

Final Submission Due
Deadline: Friday, November 10, 2023, 2:00 pm


Keynote Speaker


Carl J. Sheperis, PhD
Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Studies
Kutztown University

Member, Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education, National Academies

Co-author: Artificial Intelligence for Health Professions Educators


Plenary Speaker


Jim Colson
Associate Vice President - Digital Health
TAMU Health
Former Fellow, Vice President, and Worldwide Chief Technology Officer, IBM



9:00 AM-9:15 AM


9:15 AM-10:00 AM

Plenary Speaker - Jim Colson

An Overview of Artificial Intelligence 

10:00 AM-11:00 AM

Student Breakout Room Activity

AI from a Disciplinary Perspective

11:00 AM-11:10 AM


11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

Large Group Discussion - Jim Colson

AI from a Disciplinary Perspective - Findings

12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Lunch Break

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

 Keynote Address – Dr. Carl Sheperis

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Student Breakout Room Activity

How does AI impact healthcare teams?

3:00 PM-3:10 PM


3:10 PM-3:45 PM

"Tell Me More!" - Interactive Research Session

3:45 PM-4:30 PM

Awards & Closing