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LATEST NEWS

Press release for the UNU Macau AI Conference 2024. More

We invite you to check out the latest programme and speakers.

Conference Hotel is now open for reservations
For the best rates, book before March 20, 2024. More

UNU AI Network is now open for Expression of Interest
We invite you to learn more about our vision, and mission, and how you can be a part of this groundbreaking initiative. More

Registration
UNU Macau is delighted to announce the opening of registration for the AI conference 2024. More

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Tshilidzi Marwala
Rector, United Nations University

Under-Secretary-General,
United Nations

Lan Xue
Dean of Schwarzman College
and Dean of Institute for AI International Governance, Tsinghua University,
China

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Amandeep Singh Gill

Amandeep Sign Gill
Technology Envoy, Under-Secretary-General, United Nations, USA

Guy Bernard Ryder, Under-Secretary-General for Policy in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General.

Guy Bernard Ryder
Under-Secretary-General for Policy Executive Office of the Secretary-General (EOSG)

Ao Ieong U

Ao Ieong U
Secretary for Social Affairs and Culture, Macao SAR Government, China

H.E. Yeshurun Alemayehu ADDE

H.E. Yeshurun Alemayehu ADDE
State Minister, Ministry of Innovation and Technology, Ethiopia

 

Robert Opp

Robert Opp
Chief Digital Officer, United Nations Development Program, UNDP, USA

SESSION CHAIRS AND MODERATORS

Auxane Boch

Auxane Boch
Associate Professor, Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (IEAI), Technical University of Munich

Fernando Buarque

Fernando Buarque
Senior Associate Professor of Computing (AI), School of

Engineering, University of Pernambuco, Brazil

Samuel Chan

Samuel Chan
Former Chairman of the Science and Technology Development Fund

 (FDCT)
Macau SAR, China

Yik Chan Chin

Yik Chan Chin
Associate Professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, Beijing Normal University, China

Francis P. Crawley

Francis P. Crawley
Chairman, CODATA International Data Policy Committee (IDPC), Germany

Ana Paula Nishio De Sousa

Ana Paula Nishio De Sousa
Chief, TCS/DAS, UNIDO

Philippe De Wilde

Philippe De Wilde
Professor of Artificial Intelligence
University of Kent, UK

Eleonore Fournier-Tombs

Eleonore Fournier-Tombs  
Head of Anticipatory Action and Innovation, UNU-CPR, USA

Walter Gehr

Walter Gehr
Genral Directorate for Cultural
Affairs, Austrian Federal
Ministry for European and International Affairs, Austria

Zhengkun-Hu

Zhengkun Hu
Director for AI Ethics and Governance, SenseTime
China

Weidong Ji

Weidong Ji
Chair Professor and President, China Institute for Socio-Legal Studies, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Zheng Liang

Zheng Liang
Vice Dean, Institute for AI International Governance of Tsinghua University

Dong Liu

Dong Liu
Research Assistant Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Jia’an LIU

Jia An Liu
Research Fellow, UNU Macau, Zhejiang University, China

Ronald Musizvingoza

Ronald Musizvingoza
Researcher, UNU Macau

Jonghwi Park

Jonghwi Park  
Head of Innovation and Education Programme, UNU-IAS, Japan

Nimmi Rangaswamy

Nimmi Rangaswamy
Professor, International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad Telangana, India

Farzad Sabetzadeh

Farzad Sabetzadeh
Assistant Professor, City University of Macau

Yilei Shao

Yilei Shao
Dean of the Shanghai Al-Finance School at East China Normal University, China

 

Serge Stinckwich

Serge Stinckwich  
Head of Research, UNU Macau, Macau SAR, China

Jaimee Stuart

Jaimee Stuart
Senior Researcher – Team Lead, UNU Macau

Rapid Sun

Rapid Sun
Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Post and  Telecommunications of Cambodia

Mamello Thinyane

Mamello Thinyane
Associate Professor at the  University of South Australia, Australia

Angel Chang Wei

Angel Chang Wei
Founder and CEO of Sustainability Communications Advisory (SCA)

Hannes Werthner

Hannes Werthner
Professor & Founding Father of Digital Humanism, TU Wien (the largest research and educational institution in technology and natural sciences, Austria

Jane Wu

Jane Wu
Executive Director, Venture Cup China; Executive Secretary General, World Young Scientist Summit Secretariat, China

Xuesong Zhai

Xuesong Zhai
Senior Researcher, College of Education, Zhejiang University, China

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

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The rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have provided the world with immense opportunities for development, but they have also raised the alarm on its potential to negatively impact our safety, security, and equality. The risks and potentialities of AI are international in nature and are influenced by as well as impact all levels of society including citizens, government, and industry.

Under the theme  AI for All: Bridging Divides, Building Sustainable Futures, the United Nations University Institute in Macau (UNU Macau) is convening a multisectoral conference to provide a platform for coordination and collaboration of diverse stakeholders in explicating the problems and solutions of AI.

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