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To implement the mechanism of the Shanghai-Hong Kong Collaboration Conference and continue to promote the “Shanghai-Hong Kong AI Connect” Shanghai Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (Shanghai AI Lab) and The University of Hong Kong (HKU) jointly launch the Hong Kong – Shanghai AI Forum, which will be held on a regular basis in both Shanghai and Hong Kong to leverage the hub roles of these two major science & technology centers, providing a platform for global scholars to exchange ideas and inspiration. The session was successfully held in Shanghai on December 6-7, 2023. The second session will be held in Hong Kong on April 28-29, 2024.

Programme (Tentative)

Day 1 - April 28th (Sunday)
Location: LE1, LG/F, Library Extension Building, Main Campus (許磐卿講堂)

Morning | Opening Ceremony and Plenary Session

08:30-09:00Registration
09:00-11:20

Opening Remarks

Keynote Speech
Tieyan Liu
Distinguished Scientist of Microsoft 

Keynote Speech
Ping Tan
Professor, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology  

Invited talk
Hao Su
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of California San Diego    

11:20-13:00Lunch

Afternoon | Theme Forum

13:00-14:30

Workshop 1 AI for Science  

  • Wanli Ouyang
    Professor, Global STEM Scholar, Department of Information Engineering, CUHK(Chair)
  • Qingpeng Zhang
    Associate Professor, HKU Musketeers Foundation Institute of Data Science and Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacy, HKU
  • Weidi Xie
    Associate Professor, Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Chang Liu
    Researcher at the Microsoft Research Asia
  • Lei Bai
    Research Scientist, Shanghai AI Lab   
14:30-17:30

Workshop 2 3D Spatial Computing 

  • Yanchao Yang
    Assistant Professor, HKU Musketeers Foundation Institute of Data Science and
    Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, HKU(Chair)
  • Jing Liao
    Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, CityU
  • Tianfan Xue
    Vice Chancellor Assistant Professor, Department of Information Engineering, CUHK
  • Junhui Hou
    Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, CityU 
  • Xiaoguang Han
    Assistant Professor, FNII, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
  • Li Yi
    Assistant Professor, IIIS, Tsinghua University
  • He Wang
    Assistant Professor, Founder and Leader of Embodied Perception and InteraCtion Lab, PKU
  • Dan Xu
    Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, HKUST 
  • Jingbo Wang
    Researcher, Shanghai AI Lab   
18:00-20:00Closed-door Academic Dinner

Day 2 - April 29, 2024 (Monday)
Location: LE1, LG/F, Library Extension Building, Main Campus (許磐卿講堂)

Morning | Theme Forum

08:30-09:00Registration
09:00-12:30

Workshop 3 Generative Model    

  • Xihui Liu
    Assistant Professor, HKU-MMLab, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering / Institute of Data Science, HKU(Co-chair)
  • Jiashi Feng
    Research Scientist, TikTok
  • Jiajun Wu
    Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Stanford University
  • Zheng Shou
    Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NUS
  • Qifeng Chen
    Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, HKUST
  • Xinlei Chen
    Research Scientist, Meta FAIR labs
  • Liang Pan
    Researcher, Shanghai AI Lab
  • Lijun Yu
    Ph.D. student, Language Technologies Institute, School of Computer Science, CMU
  • Anyi Rao
    Scholar, Computer Science Department, Stanford University       
12:30-14:00Lunch

Afternoon | Theme Forum

14:00-17:30

Closed-door Forum:Pioneering Technological Research 

  • Yi Ma
    Chair Professor in the Musketeers Foundation Institute of Data Science and Department of Computer Science, HKU(Host)
  • Ping Luo
    Associate Professor in Department of Computer Science, Associate Director (Innovation and outreach) of Musketers Foundation Institute of Data Science at the University of Hong Kong
  • Hongsheng Li
    Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering, the Vice-director of CUHK- Interdisciplinary Artificial Intelligence Research Institute, CUHK
  • Xufang Luo
    Researcher at the Microsoft Research Asia
  • Yixiao Yuan
    Researcher at the Microsoft Research Asia
  • Hengshuang Zhao
    Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, HKU    
  • Hongyang Li
    Research Scientist, OpenDriveLab Co-PI, Shanghai AI Lab (Co-chair)
  • Chaochao Lu
    Research Scientist at CausalAI Team, Shanghai AI Lab 
  • Tao Yu
    Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, Musketeers Foundation Institute of Data Science, HKU 
  • Hansen Zhong
    Research Scientist, Shanghai AI Lab      

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