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Charting New Frontiers In AI And Society

Date: June 26, 2024 (Wednesday)

Time: 2:00pm 

Venue: Academic Conference Room, 11/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, HKU Faculty of Law

Organizers: Programme on Artificial Intelligence and the Law; AI & Humanity Lab


Keynote Speech (2:00 - 2:40pm)

Frank Pasquale, Professor of Law, Cornell Tech and Cornell Law School

  • “The Regulation of Simulation in an Era of Generative AI”

Chair:  Haochen Sun, Professor & Director, Programme on Artificial Intelligence and the Law, HKU Faculty of Law

Panel 1 (2:40 - 4:10pm)

Chair: Anna Wu Hung-yuk, GBS, JP, Honorary Professor, HKU Faculty of Law

Kwan Nok Chan, Associate Professor, Department of Politics and Public Administration, HKU Faculty of Social Sciences

  • “Policy Narratives and Technology Regulation in China and the US”

Rujing Stacy Huang, Assistant Professor, Department of Music, HKU Faculty of Arts (effective on August 1, 2024)

  • “AI Music, Deskilling, and the Ethics of Minimal Effort in Art”

Jin Li, Zhang Yonghong Professor of Economics and Strategy, HKU Business School

  •  “AI Persuasion, Bayesian Attribution, and the Career Concerns of Doctors” 

Haochen Sun, Professor & Director, Programme on Artificial Intelligence and the Law, HKU Faculty of Law

  • “The Law and Ethics of AI Creativity”

Panel 2 (4:30 - 6:00pm)

Chair: Ming Wen, Dean & Chair Professor in Population Sciences & Sociology, HKU Faculty of Social Sciences

Gaowei Chen, Associate Professor, HKU Faculty of Education & Deliang Wang, PhD Candidate, HKU Faculty of Education

  • “Using Explainable AI in the Analysis of Classroom Talk: Effects on Teachers’ Trust, Technology Acceptance, and Cognitive Load”

Hailiang Chen, Professor in Innovation and Information Management; Director, Artificial Intelligence Research Institute, HKU Business School

  • “Leveraging Large Language Models and Knowledge Graphs for Detecting Corporate Misconduct”

Benjamin Kao, Professor, Department of Computer Science, HKU Faculty of Engineering

  • “AI-assisted Community Legal Information Access”

Duoduo Xu, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, HKU Faculty of Social Sciences

  • “Of Jobs and Men: An AI-assisted Approach for Studying Skills Mismatch in Hong Kong”

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