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Hong Kong AI Forum on Language Technology

Wisers AI Lab | HKSAIR

Friday, October 26, 2018 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM (HKT)

Hong Kong AI Forum on Language Technology

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Join Hong Kong and international AI leaders to explore the latest research and developments in natural language processing and semantic analysis. Especially in the context of China’s increasing global importance, these technologies have the potential to transform business, media, medicine, finance, education and many other sectors. Presentations from Professor Tom Griffiths of Princeton University and the University of California, Berkeley and other AI experts will be matched with a panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges of commercialisation and application. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from academic and private sector authorities on AI, and to network with your peers.




Date: 26 Oct 2018 (Friday)

Time: 13:30 - 17:30

Venue: Room 2-5, 27/F, The Park Lane Hong Kong

Address: 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Language: English 



13:30 - 13:45


13:45 - 13:55

Welcome & Introduction

Ms. Denise Che

- CEO of Wisers Information Limited



Dr. Qifeng Liu

- Executive Vice Chairman and General Secretary, Hong Kong Society of AI and Robotics
- Chairman of AI Committee, Hong Kong Smart City Consortium
- Member of AI Expert Committee, Hong Kong Computer Society 

13:55 - 14:40

Keynote: Meta Learning & Meta Reasoning 學會學習、學會推理

Prof. Tom Griffiths

- Director of Computational Cognitive Science Lab, Princeton University
- Director of Institute of Cognitive and Brain Sciences, University of California, Berkeley
- Key Contributor to Probabilistic Topic Modelling theory
- “10 to Watch in AI”, IEEE Intelligent Systems magazine
- Fellow of John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
- Fellow of Association for Psychological Science
- Amazon AI Top Selling Book Author (More)


14:40 - 15:25

Keynote: AI for Media Intelligence 人工智能為媒體數據賦能

Dr. Chao He

- Founder & Director of Wisers AI Lab
- Inventor of the World’s No.1 Commercialised Automated Banknote Validation Technology
- Co-author of the RSDE sparse density estimation machine learning algorithm
- Inventor of 40+ international patents
- Senior Member of IEEE and CCF



15:25 - 15:40



15:40 - 16:25

Keynote: AI in Machine Listening and Speaking for Learning and Wellbeing 懂聽懂說的人工智能如何改善人類的學習及生活

Prof. Helen Meng

- "Patrick Huen Wing Ming Professor" of Systems Engineering & Engineering Management, CUHK
- Director of CUHK MOE-Microsoft Key Laboratory for Human-Centric Computing and Interface Technologies
- Co-Director of CUHK Stanley Ho Big Data Decision Analytics Research Centre
- Steering Committee Member of CCF Speech, Dialog and Hearing Professional Working Group
- Former Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing


16:25 - 17:00

Panel Discussion: The Opportunities and Challenges of Language Technology & Its Commercialisation 人工智能語言語義分析技術發展及應用所面臨的機遇與挑戰


17:00 - 17:30




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27/F, The Park Lane Hong Kong
310 Gloucester Road
Causeway Bay
Hong Kong SAR China

Friday, October 26, 2018 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM (HKT)

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Wisers AI Lab | HKSAIR



Wisers AI Lab

Established in Hong Kong in July 2014, Wisers AI Lab is dedicated to the research and development of innovative AI technologies for addressing challenges in automated analysis and mining of diversified, real-world, open-domain and cross-media big data. 


Hong Kong Society of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (HKSAIR)

Hong Kong Society of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (HK-SAIR) is a non-profit organization focus on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics (AIR) research and the AIR industry development. 


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