Talks 2018

AI Week: Banking & Financial Services (Dubai, UAE) - 4-5 September 2018

Creating an AI-powered Society

The Artificial Intelligence Week is the first ever conference dedicated to AI in the Middle East region. Dr. Andy Chun will be a panel moderator, as well as a panel member to discuss approaches to kickstarting AI projects and related strategies and implementation approaches, as well as best practices and guidelines. [web] 

website for the AI Week conference in Dubai

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. Dr. 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

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

AI, Privacy, and GDPR

In this annual 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

CityU - Ideation and Incubation Workshop - 13 June 2018

Innovation in Artificial Intelligence

In this event organized by CityU's EDGE for undergraduate students, Dr. 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, Dr. 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, Dr. 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, Dr. 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. Dr. 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, Dr. 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. Dr. 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." Dr. 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

Dr. 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

Dr. 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?

Dr. 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, Dr. 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, Dr. 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. Dr. 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

Dr. 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.