Talks 2018

Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management - 27-28 November 2018

Is AI a Threat or Opportunity for the Workplace?

This is HKIHRM's major annual conference, with 1,700 people attending last year. The theme for this year is Human AR: Agility x Resilience - Connecting with the future workforce. Prof. Andy Chun gives a talk to explore the benefits and opportunities, as well as challenges and threats that AI may bring to an organization, particularly from a HR point of view. [web] 

website for HKIHRM's annual conference

HK International Computer Conference 2018 - 6-7 November 2018

Building a Smarter Bay Area through Technology Leadership

The HKICC is HK Computer Society's annual flagship event, which is the most popular ICT conference in HK. The theme of this year's conference focuses on recent Greater Bay Area developments and opportunities it may bring. Prof. Andy Chun is the Chairman of the Programme Committee as well as a speaker on AI opportunities in the Greater Bay Area. [web] 

website for 2018 HKICC

Global Maritime Forum's Annual Summit - 3 October 2018

Defining Your AI Strategy

The Global Maritime Forum's Annual Summit - recognized as the Davos of the maritime industry - convenes a select group of key industry leaders with policymakers and other influential decision-makers and opinion shapers from across the global maritime spectrum. Andy Chun is a speaker in the "Learning from experts" session where he talks about the role that AI plays in modern maritime industry, as well as how to forumlate a suitable AI strategy for business transformation that matches corporate goals and objectives. [web] 

website for 2018 Global Maritime Forum's Annual Summit

Hong Kong Computer Society - CIO Forum - 27 September 2018

AI Transformation

This is the first-ever AI event co-organized by the HKCS, CIO Board the AI Specialist Group, and HKUST Business School. The forum aims to provide IT professionals Kong with broad range of knowledge of current developments in this important field of AI. Prof. Andy Chun gave a speech on opportunities and challenges for AI transformation in enterprises. [web] 

website for the CIO Forum

The Economist - 6 September 2018

Innovation Summit - Building the intelligent company

The event gathers Fortune 500 CEOs, disruptive entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and top-notch academics to share their insights on where AI is poised to make the biggest impacts soonest and where it can create significant new value. Prof. Andy Chun is a speaker in the "Regulating AI: Better safe than sorry" panel to discuss how AI will affect economic growth, how should governments regulate machine learning, consider the ethical implications of these developments, and how can governments leverage AI to their benefit? [web] 

website for the Innovation Summit

Hong Kong Computer Society - Corporate Visit: Towngas - 29 August 2018

How AI Will Transform the Utilities Industry

In this HK Computer Society organized corporate visit to Towngas, the leading public utility in HK, Prof. Andy Chun gives a talk on latest developments in AI and how it might impact the utilities industry as well as benefits to consumers. [web] 

website for Hong Kong Towngas

Hong Kong Computer Society - Corporate Visit: West Kowloon Cultural District - 17 August 2018

How AI Will Transform the Museum Industry

In this HK Computer Society organized corporate visit to the West Kowloon Cultural District, which is being developed into the largest arts and cultural hub in Hong Kong. Prof. Andy Chun gives a talk on latest developments in AI and how it might impact the museum industry as well as benefits to citizens and visitors. [web] 

website for West Kowloon Cultural District

The AI Summit - 1 August 2018

Opening Keynote: AI Among Us

The AI Summit is a leading global conference series on AI. This is the second year in Hong Kong. The conference showcases APAC AI innovation. Prof. Andy Chun will again give the opening keynote this year, sharing exciting AI developments over the past year, and his vision for the coming year. [web] 

website for the AI Summit conference

EdTech Asia Summit 2018 - 26 July 2018

AI Technology: Reshaping the Learning Experience through AI and Analytics

Dr. Chun moderates a panel to discuss how technology is reshaping the learning experience through Artificial Intelligence and advanced learning analytics. Panel members includes representatives from Sensetime, Adaptemy, and 17zuoye. [web] 

website of EdTech Asia Summit 2018

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) - 25 July 2018

The Engineering of AI Systems

Dr. Chun will share the evolution of and current trends in Artificial Intelligence development. In particular, he will share the engineering aspects of designing and developing mission critical AI systems through case studies of AI applications deployed in Hong Kong. [web] 

website of HK IET Society

Hong Kong AI Society - 24 July 2018

Hong Kong's AI Business Transformation and Transportation Applications

AI plays an important role in digital business transformation. Dr. Chun shared use cases on how various large organizations in Hong Kong have been leveraging AI to create business values, particularly applications in the transportation industry. [web] 

website of HK AI Society

World AI Show (Singapore) - 17 July 2018

Measuring the Advent of AI Into the APAC Market

Rapid economic development and unprecedented growth has positioned APAC (Asia-Pacific) at the center of the disruption market, created by new digital technologies such as AI. Dr. Chun shared his views on factors why the APAC is well-positioned to become a leading player in the global AI market. [web] 

website of World AI Show 2018

Conference on AI and the Accountancy Profession - 14 July 2018

How AI Will Transform Accounting

The Conference on AI and the Accountancy Profession aims at exploring the development of AI and how it can be adopted to drive changes in the accounting profession through the lens of the government, technology end-users, and academics. Dr. Chun presents a talk on the potentail future impact of AI on the accountancy profession, as well sa how professionals in this field can leverage AI. [web] 

website of Kenneth Leung

SmartConnected.World / AI Expo Korea (Seoul) - 10 July 2018

AI, Privacy, and GDPR

The AI Expo 2018 is the first major AI conference in Korea. The SmartConnected.World is a concurrent academic conference on connected world and smart technologies, Dr. Chun shares his views on a highly connected future world, where every movement and whereabouts will be tracked and processed with AI. His talk will explore issues with AI and privacy as well as how EU's new GDPR offers new challenges to AI research. [web] 

website of AI Expo Korea 2018

Innovix Symposium 2018 - 6 July 2018

Data Center Digital Transformation with AI

In this symposium that focuses on AI and data center, Dr. Chun shares his views on the future evolution of data centers and the various roles AI can play, while leveraging big data and software-defined data center technologies to gain better efficiencies, cost reduction, and agility in service provision. [web] 

link to Innovix Symposium 2018 website

CityU - Ideation and Incubation Workshop - 13 June 2018

Innovation with Artificial Intelligence

In this event organized by CityU's EDGE for undergraduate students, Prof. Andy Chun gives a talk on AI innovations to empower students to think of entrepreneurship and startup opportunities relating to technology and innovation. [web] 

website of CityU's Dept of Education Development and Gateway Education

Victoria OpenGov Leadership Forum 2018 (Melbourne) - 7 June 2018

AI and the Future of Education

In this forum that focuses on enabling digital transformation within the Victorian Government, Prof. Andy Chun shared his views on the future of sustainable education through the use of technology and AI. [web] 

website for Victoria OpenGov Leadership Forum 2018

Canberra OpenGov Leadership Forum 2018 (Canberra) - 5 June 2018

AI and Government Digital Transformation

In this forum that focuses on the future of digital government, held in Australia's capital, Prof. Andy Chun shares his view on the digtial transformation of government and the role that AI plays. [web] 

website for Canberra OpenGov Leadership Forum 2018

Hong Kong Computer Society - Corporate Visit: SWIFT - 31 May 2018

AI and Customer Focus

In this HK Computer Society organized corporate visit to SWIFT, the organization that enables worldwide financial transactions, Prof. Andy Chun gives a talk on how recent AI developments can improve customer experience and provide services that are highly customer focused. [web]  [HKCS] 

website of SWIFT

RGC Public Lecture: Hong Kong Science Museum - 19 May 2018

AI/FinTech and Their Future Impact to Our Daily Lives

The RGC (Research Grants Council) Public Lecture Series aims to highlight the importance and values of research conducted in Hong Kong to the general public. Prof. Andy Chun is one of two researchers invited to give lectures at the Hong Kong Science Museum. Dr. Chun talks about the impact of AI and FinTech to everyday life and new opportunities they bring especially to the youth. [web] 

website of the Hong Kong Science Museum

Hong Kong Computer Society - Corporate Visit: Cathay Pacific - 4 May 2018

AI and the Aviation Industry

In this HK Computer Society organized corporate visit to Cathay Pacific, Prof. Andy Chun gives a talk on current AI developments in Hong Kong and in particular recent AI developments in the airport / airline industries, covering topics such as IoT, machine learning, and blockchain. [web]  [HKCS] 

website of Cathay Pacific

Startup Launchpad - 12 April 2018

A Deep Dive Into AI, Big Data, and Machine Learning

Startup Launchpad is a large gathering of the tech ecosystem, with several hundred startups attending. Prof. Andy Chun is a panelist to discuss "The Unprecedented Opportunities of the AI Revolution." [web] 

website for Startup Launchpad

United Nations - 10-11 April 2018

2018 Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF)

Organized by the United Nations' Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the theme of APBF 2018 is "Harnessing Business to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through Technology, Innovation and Financing." Prof. Andy Chun is a panellist on "The Artificial Intelligence Revolution: Implications for work and society" to share his views on the impact of AI. [web] 

website of United Nations' 2018 Asia-Pacific Business Forum

Direct Subsidy Scheme Schools Council - 16 March 2018

Educating Gen AI

Prof. Andy Chun is the keynote speaker for the DSS Schools Council's Annual Meeting of school principals. Dr. Chun talks about the challenges and opportunities of educating the coming generation of AI 'natives'. [web] 

website of the DSS Schools Council

HK University of Science and Technology - 15 March 2018

AI: Trends and Impact to Today's Society

Prof. Andy Chun was invited to talk to HKUST students at their Entrepreneurship Center, by the student-led BASE program. The Center cultivates entrepreneurship mindset and encourages students to tackle 21st century challenges. Dr. Chun shares his AI experience to encourage the next generation of AI entrepreneurs. [web] 

website of HKUST BASE

HKBU HRMers Forum on AI and HRM - 10 March 2018

Is the Future, Human Resource or AI Resource Management?

Prof. Andy Chun talks on potential impact of AI to the Human Resource industry, and how new developments in AI might affect future HR professionals. [web] 

website of HK Baptist U - Center for HR Strategy and Development

Hong Kong Computer Society - Corporate Visit: Gammon - 2 March 2018

The Reality of Artificial Intelligence

In this HK Computer Society organized corporate visit to Gammon, Prof. Andy Chun gave a talk to separate the hype from the reality of AI development, explaining what AI really is, as well as current trends. [web]  [HKCS] 

website of the Gammon Construction

Hong Kong Computer Society - Luncheon - 2 March 2018

Business Transformation with AI, IoT, and Blockchain

In this HK Computer Society organized event for CIOs, Prof. Andy Chun talks on IoT trends and opportunities as well as the role AI and blockchain play in this technology ecosystem. [web] 

website of the HK Computer Society

IEEE 4th World Forum on Internet of Things (Singapore) - 5-8 February 2018

Logistics Optimization with IoT, Digital Twin, AI and Blockchains

The logistics and transportation sector can benefit greatly from further optimization of operations to cope with growing and dynamic needs of the new Industry 4.0 world. Dr. Chun talks about potential benefits from the convergence of several fast developing technologies, such as IoT, digital twin, artificial intelligence, and blockchains. [web] 

website of IEEE 4th World Forum on IoT

Loyalty 2018 (Bangkok) - 5-7 February 2018

How AI is Changing the Travel Industry

This is the leading annual conference for the airline loyalty program professionals. Prof. Andy Chun talks about how AI is being deployed in the travel industry, and its benefits to companies and customers. Dr. Chun also talked about how AI might create loyalty in the future. [web] 

2018 Loyalty conference website.

HP Enterprise Tech Summit 2018 - 31 January 2018

Business Transformation Utilizing Artificial Intelligence

Prof. Andy Chun was the keynote speaker for the annual HPE Tech Summit, and shared about how enterprises can leverage AI for business transformation as well as the convergence of AI, IoT, Digital Twins, and Blockchain. Dr. Chun was also a panellist to discuss impact of AI together with Ted Suen (MTR CIO), Peter Yan (CEO SUNeVision), Paul Liu (Social Mind Analytics), and Paul Harverfield (HPE CTO). [web] 

2018 HPE website.