Artificial Intelligence Educator Symposium 2019

The symposium serves as a forum for university and polytechnic educators to exchange their views and experience in curriculum design to prepare the next generation of students to be ready for the challenges and opportunities brought about by the rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence.

Date: 10 October, 2019 Thursday

Time: 1:30 pm – 5:45 pm

Venue: Shaw Foundation Alumni House, 11 Kent Ridge Drive Singapore 119244

Fee: None


Start End Topic Speaker
13:30 14:00 Registration
14:00 14:10 Opening Speech Mohan Kankanhalli
Dean, School of Computing, Provost’s Chair Professor of Computer Science
National University of Singapore
14:10 14:20 Opening Speech Robin Shi
Senior Director of Huawei Intelligent Computing Global Marketing
14:25 14:55 The Research and Education of Artificial Intelligence in Zhejiang University Wu Fei
Professor of Zhejiang University
Vice-dean of College of Computer Science
Director of Institute of Artificial Intelligence
14:55 15:25 The AI Curriculum Design and Execution in NUS School of Computing Ooi Wei Tsang
Associate Professor
Deputy Head of Department of Computer Science, NUS
Chair of the CS Curriculum Committee
15:25 15:35 Tea Break
15:35 16:05 Infusing AI & Analytics in Education at Singapore Polytechnic (SP) Edna Chan
Centre Director, Data Science and Analytics Centre, SP
16:05 16:35 AI Education for all students in Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Chen Jiangping
Professor of Refrigeration and Cryogenics Institute
Director of Student Innovation Center of SJTU
16:35 17:05 Digital society: introducing students to thinking about the social impact of AI Hallam Stevens
Associate Professor
NTU School of Humanities
17:05 17:40 Panel Discussion Moderator:

Huang Zhiyong
Associate Professor
Assistant Dean, Industry Relations
Director, C-TReND, NUS


Hang Kim Yam
Data Strategy Lead, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Koo Sengmeng
Deputy Director, AI Industry Innovation, AI Singapore

Kwan Wei Lek
Senior Lecturer, Undergraduate, Accreditation, Pedagogy Chair of Science and Math, SUTD

Kwek Beng Kiat Dennis
Senior Lecturer (Senior Research Scientist)
Associate Dean, Strategic Engagement
National Institute of Education, Singapore

Jim Lim Shien Min
Senior Fellow, Singapore University of Social Sciences

Tan Sio Poh
Course Chair for the Diploma in Information Technology, Temasek Polytechnic

Zhou Rui
Associate Professor, School of Information Science & Engineering, Lanzhou University

17:40 17:45 Closing Address Ng Teck Khim
Vice Dean (Industry Relations)
Associate Professor, School of Computing, NUS
17:45 20:00 End of Day + Networking Dinner

Organizing Committee:

Benjamin Gan Associate Professor and Academic Director, DHL-SMU Analytics Lab, SMU
Chng Eng Siong Associate Professor, School of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Information System, NTU
Eng Pin Kwang Director, Temasek Informatics and IT School, TP
Hang Kim Yam Data Strategy Lead, NP
Huang Zhiyong Associate Professor and Assistant Dean, NUS School of Computing
Joyce Tan Kiat Piang Specialist Office of Career Development, SUSS
Kelvin Ng Deputy Director, School of IT, NYP
Khoo Boo Gee CTO, AP, Huawei
Koo Seng Meng Deputy Director, AI Singapore
Kwek Beng Kiat Dennis Senior Lecturer (Senior Research Scientist), Associate Dean, Strategic Engagement, NIE
Liew Chin Chuan Director, School of Computing, SP
Liu Cuiqin Director, Huawei
Ng Teck Khim Associate Professor and Vice Dean, NUS School of Computing
Tan Chun Chia Research Associate Director, Tamasek Lab, SUTD
Wong Wai Ling Director, School of Infocomm, RP
Yeung Siu Chun Management Assistant Officer, NUS School of Computing

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