[ENG] VinTech City, VinAI Research and VNU University of Engineering and Technology co-organise “Workshop on AI: From Education to Applications”

VinTech City will collaborate with VinAI Research and VNU University of Engineering and Technology to organise a 3-day workshop focusing on AI education and its applications.

As an activity of the Enterprise Semester Program – a core component of the University Partnership Program implemented by VinTech City in 2019, the Workshop on AI: From Education to Applications will:

  • Provide the most up-to-date trends in artificial intelligence research and applications;
  • Identify the gaps between AI education and the actual needs of the market;
  • Identify what can be done to to revise and redesign the AI curriculum and syllabus in university

Participants of the workshop are researchers and lecturers from 30+ universities across the country currently teaching or working on AI-related subjects. Information on the workshop can be found below:

  • Date: November 25-27, 2019
  • Venue: Sunwah Hall, Vietnam National University, 144 Xuan Thuy Str., Cau Giay Dist., Hanoi
  • Agenda:
Date Content Speaker

Monday

(25/11/2019)

Morning
Opening and Welcome Speech
Introduction to Reinforcement Learning and its application to Robotics Yasin Abbasi-Yadkori, Ph.D. Alberta, VinAI Research
Computer Vision and its applications (remote presentation) Hoai Nguyen, Ph.D. CMU, Postdoc Oxford. IMO Gold Medalist, VinAI Research + SUNY Stonybrook
Introduction to Modern Natural Language Processing (remote presentation) Thien Nguyen, Ph.D. NYU, Postdoc MILA Umontreal, VinAI Research + University of Oregon
Afternoon
AI education worldwide and Vietnam Ho Tu Bao, Prof, VIASM
AI education in US and University of Southern California Tran Tuan Anh, Ph.D. USC, VinAI Research
Panel discussion Hung Bui (VinAI Research), Ho Tu Bao (VIASM), Yasin Abbasi-Yadkori (VinAI Research), Khoat Than (HUST)

Tuesday

(26/11/2019)

Morning
Multimodal AI and its application Dr. Pham Quang Nhat Minh, PhD. JAIST; Senior AI Researcher, Aimesoft
Experience in using AI and big data at Trusting Social to change the finance industry Dr. Mai Hai Thanh, PhD. KAIST; Lead Data Scientist, Trusting Social
Afternoon
The gap between market needs and education in AI: A view from Trusting Social Dr. Mai Hai Thanh, PhD. KAIST; Lead Data Scientist, Trusting Social
Open session: Participants’ experiences on AI education, research and applications

Wednesday

(27/11/2019)

Morning
Data Analytics from Academia to Industry: Lessons Learned from Practical Experiences Assoc. Prof. Dr. Phan Xuân Hiếu

PhD. JAIST; Vice Dean, Faculty of Information Technology, VNU University of Engineering and Technology, Ha Noi

Applied Mathematics for Data Analytics: Some Practical Experiences at the Faculty of Mathematics, Mechanics and Informatics. Dr. Le Hong Phuong. PhD. Lorraine.

Head of Data Science Laboratory, VNU University of Science, Ha Noi

Afternoon
AI Training program: A view from AI Academy Vietnam

Moderator, Focus group: Discussion on Syllabus for Introduction to AI

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Xuan Hoai. PhD. UNSW; Founder & Director, AI Academy VN
Vietnamese Speech Synthesis: Applications and use cases in Vbee Dr. Nguyen Thi Thu Trang. PhD. Paris-Sud University (Paris XI). Founder, Vbee
Closing ceremony