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Agenda

December 18th -19th, 2020

December 18th, 2020, 9:00am-10:00pm (GMT+8)

09:00-10:12

Opening Remarks


Host: Yang Bin, Vice President of Tsinghua University, Board Director of I-AIIG


09:00-09:05

Introduction of guest speakers

Yang Bin, Vice President of Tsinghua University, Board Director of I-AIIG

09:05-09:10

Welcome remarks

Qiu Yong, President of Tsinghua University (TBC)

09:10-09:15

Welcome remarks

Beate Trankmann, Resident Representative, UNDP China

09:15-09:30

Opening speech

Wang Qinmin, Vice-chairman of the 12h CPPCC National Committee and Director of the National Committee of E-government Experts

09:30-09:40

Keynote speech #1

Li Meng, Vice Minister for Science and Technology (TBC)

09:40-9:48

Keynote speech #2

Fabrizio Hochschild, UN Under Secretary-General, Special Adviser for the UN Secretary-General on digital cooperation

09:48-09:56

Keynote speech #3

Zhao Houlin, Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union

09:56-10:04

Keynote speech #4

Wang Xiaolong, Director General, The Department of International Economic Affairs , Ministry of Foreign Affairs

10:04-10:12

Keynote speech #5

Zhu Xiumei, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology

Main Plenary

Post-COVID International AI governance for a resilient future


Part I: Keynote speeches

Host:  Xue Lan, Executive President of I-AIIG

10:15-10:20

Introduction of guest speakers

Xue Lan, Executive President of I-AIIG

10:20-10:30

Keynote speech #1

Andrew Chi-Chih Yao, Turing Award Winner, Dean of Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences, Tsinghua

10:30-10:40

Keynote speech #2

Zhang Bo, Director of Tsinghua Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences

10:40-10:50

Keynote speech #3

Yolanda Gil, AAAI Conference Chair

10:50-11:00

Keynote speech #4

Chaesub Lee, Director of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau

11:00-11:10

Keynote speech #5


Q&A

Part II: Thematic Talks

AI Governance: Current status and Future Prospects 

Moderator: Liang Zheng, Vice Dean, I-AIIG

11:10-11:15

Introduction of guest speakers

Liang Zheng, Vice Dean of I-AIIG

11:15-11:25

Themed Talk #1

Fu Ying, Honorary Dean of I-AIIG

11:25-11:35

Themed Talk #2

Ya-Qin Zhang, Dean, AI Industry Research Institute, Tsinghua University

11:35-11:45

Themed Talk #3

Xue Lan, Dean of I-AIIG

11:45-11:55

Themed Talk #4

Wang Lei, Coordinator for Cyber Issues, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China

11:55-12:05

Themed Talk #5

Kay Firth-Butterfield, Head, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, World Economic Forum

12:05-12:15

Q&A

13:30-17:00

Thematic session #1

Role of AI in combating Covid-19: what are the lessons?

13:30

Welcome Remarks

Xue Lan, Dean of I-AIIG; Josh Cheng, Executive Director, Stanford Center at Peking University

13:35

Keynotes speech #1

Dr. Yang Yu, I-AIIG

 

14:05

Keynotes speech #2

Prof. Effy Vayena, Co-chair of the WHO’s expert advisory group on Artificial Intelligence health ethics and governance

14:25

Keynotes speech #3

Xia Huaxia, VP and Chief Scientist, Meituan

14:40

Keynotes speech #4

Yang Fan, Co founder and Vice President of Sensetime

15:00

Panel #1 The innovative technology solutions for fighting COVID-19: what have been done globally?

Moderator: Liang Zheng, Vice Dean of I-AIIG

Panelists:

  • Dr. Hsiao-Wuen Hon, corporate vice president of Microsoft, chairman of Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific R&D Group, and managing director of Microsoft Research Asia

  • Dr. Song Jiqiang, managing director of Intel Lab China

  • Tang Jian, Chief Scientist of Intelligent Control, DiDi

  • Wang Jingjing, vice-director of Institute of Public and Environmental Affaires

  • Luo Linfeng, Vice Governor of Xiaoshan District Government, Hangzhou

16:00

Panel #2 The outlook of post-pandemic governance of AI in the globe

Moderator :  Sun Maosong, Vice Dean, I-AIIG

Panelists:

  • Yin Qi, Co-founder & CEO, Megvii

  • Li Ming, Head of Research, Siemens China

  • Jenny (Yu) Zeng, Managing Partner, MSA

  • Tokuchi Tastsuhito, executive director and research fellow of the Center for Industrial Development and Environment Governance (CIDEG), Tsinghua

  • Adrian Weller, Programme Director for AI at The Alan Turing Institute

  • Rohintion Medhora, president of the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

                   

17:00

End of Session

17:00-19:00

Break

19:00-21:00

Thematic session #2
AI governance for Sustainable Development Goals

Moderator: Wei Zhang, Assistant Resident Representative, UNDP China

Keynote #1: 

Thomas Davin, Director of Innovation, UNICEF

Keynote #2:

Max Tegmark, Co-Founder, Future of Life Institute

Keynote #3:

Yi Zeng, Co-Director, China-UK Research Center for AI Ethics and Governance at the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences

 

Panelists: 

  • Christian Guttmann, Executive Director, Nordic Artificial Intelligence Institute

  • Zhu Xufeng, Executive Director, Institute for Sustainable Development Goals, Tsinghua University

  • Rohan Samarajiva, Chairman, LIRNEasia, Sri Lanka

  • Mila Romanoff, Data Privacy Specialist, UN Global Pulse

  • Nannan Lundin, Innovation Counselor, Swedish Embassy

  • Zheng Zhitai, Chief Strategist, Horizon Robotics

21:00-22:00 

Thematic session #3
AI and International Security: Challenges and Opportunities (CISS)

Moderator: Xiao Qian, Deputy Director, CISS

21:00-21:10

Keynote #1

John Allen, President, the Brookings Institution

21:10-21:15

Keynote #2

Fu Ying, Chair, CISS

21:15-21:22

Launch of the Chinese Project Report (Li Bin)

21:22-22:00

Panelists

  • Nils Gilman, Vice President of Programs, Berggruen Institute

  • HAO Yinghao, Senior Engineer, Academy of Electronics and Information Technology, China Electronics Technology Group

  • LI Chijiang, Vice President and Secretary-General, China Arms Control and Disarmament Association

  • Chris Meserole, Fellow and Director of Research and Policy, Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technology Initiative, the Brookings Institution

  • Tom Stefanick, Visiting Fellow, Foreign Policy, the Brookings Institution

22:00-22:30

Q&A

 

December 19th, 2020. 09:00 am-12:30 am (GMT+8)

09:00-10:30

Thematic session #4
International cooperation on AI governance

Moderator: Devanand Ramiah, UNDP China, Deputy Resident Representative

Keynote #1

Zia Khan, Senior Vice President, Rockefeller Foundation

Keynote #2

Yeong Zee Kin, Assistant Chief Executive (Data Innovation & Protection), Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA)

Panelists: 

  • Jae Moon, Director Institute for Future Government, Yonsei University, Korea

  • Cyrus Hodes, Vice President and Chair of the AI Initiative, the Future Society

  • Rudradeb Mitra, founder of Omdena, India

  • Surina Shukri, CEO Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), Malaysia

  • Wilson Wong, Director of Data Science and Policy Studies Programme (DSPS), The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Mark Findlay, Professor of Law at Singapore Management University, and Director of its Centre for AI and Data Governance

  • Warren Hero, CIO, Webber Wentzel, South Africa (pre-recorded)

10:30-12:00

Thematic session #5
Security and Safety of Data and AI (Beijing Academy of Artificial Intelligence, BAAI)

Moderator: Yi Zeng, Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Beijing Academy of Artificial Intelligence.


Keynote #1

Danit Gal (Associate Fellow, Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge, UK)

Keynote #2

Vincent Muller (Technical University of Eindhoven, the Netherlands)

Keynote #3

Roman V. Yampolskiy (University of Louisville, USA)


Panelists:

  • Yafeng Deng (Qihoo 360, China)

  • Joy Dantong Ma (Data Scientist, USA)

  • Jianfeng Cao (Tencent, China)

  • Shenkuo Wu (Beijing Normal University, China)