Program

Schedule is in Singapore (UTC+8) local time
Sunday, May 22 — Professional Training
06:40 - 06:50
Opening Speech - Athina Petropulu
06:50 - 07:00
Introduction by Farokh Atashzar and Nancy F. Chen
07:00 - 11:00
Scientific Storytelling for Academics Workshop
11:00 - 13:00
Break
13:00 - 17:00
Negotiation Workshop
Monday, May 23 — Talks and Panels
08:00 - 08:55
09:00 - 09:55
Panel Discussion on Teaching [Moderator: Hong (Vicky) Zhao]

Moderator

  • Hong (Vicky) Zhao

Panelists

  • Chiou-Ting Candy Hsu, National Tsinghua University, Taiwan
  • Min Dong, Ontario Tech Univ., Canada
  • Namrata Vaswani, Iowa State Univ., USA
10:00 - 10:55
Panel Discussion on LGBTQ+ [Moderator: Vesna Novak]

Moderator

  • Vesna Novak

Panelists

  • Timothy Wilson, formerly of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • Alexa Jakob, Cooper Union
  • Simone Balachandran, University of Cincinnati
11:00 - 11:55
12:00 - 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:55
Plenary 3: Pascale Fung "Who Is Responsible for Responsible AI?"
(Chaired by Isabel Trancoso, University of Lisbon and INESC-ID)
15:00 - 16:30
Panel Discussion on Funding and Industry [Moderator: Nancy F. Chen]

Moderator

  • Nancy F. Chen, Lab Head, I2R, A*STAR, Singapore

Panelists

Academia

  • Milica Gasic, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Jiang Jing, SMU, Singapore
  • Preethi Joythi, IIT-Bombay, India
  • Tatsuya Kawahara, Professor and Dean, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Kate Knill, Cambridge, UK

Industry/Government

  • Clarence Chan, Founder of bandwagon, Singapore
  • Olivia Coleon, Head of HR and Products, Musiio
  • Shonali Krishnaswamy, CTO of AIDA Technologies Pte Ltd
  • Lori Lamel, Senior Researcher, LISN-CNRS, France
  • Bhuvana Ramabhadran, Research Manager, Google, USA
16:30 - 16:40
Closing Speech by K.V.S. Hari