in Beijing: Sat., March 27, 2021, 8:30-10:00 AM in China
in Ithaca: Fri., March 26, 2021, 8:30-10:00 PM EDT
* Greg Morrisett, Dean and Vice Provost of Cornell Tech, Cornell University
* Kavita Bala, Dean, College of Computing and Information Science, Cornell University
* Ya-Qin Zhang, Dean, Tsinghua Institute for AI Industry Research
* Hongjiang Zhang, Chairman, Beijing Academy of Artificial Intelligence
Moderator: Ying Hua, Director, Cornell China Center
Summary: Artificial intelligence (AI) is an increasingly common element in the design of future solutions for many aspects of life and industry. The powerful potential of AI has also generated concerns and debates. This panel of educators and scientists will offer views on critical topics and major opportunities in the AI field, consider how education programs should respond to address key challenges, and discuss models of AI education-research-industry collaboration.