Conference: Artificial intelligence and humanity: The multidimensional impacts of a technology revolution

21 Oct 2021 - 21 Oct 2021


02:30 AM – 06:30 AM
As part of the pre-TECHFEST 2021 activities, the Conference "Artificial intelligence and humanity: The multidimensional impacts of a technology revolution" was organized by IFI (International Francophone Institute), the Department of Science and Technology Enterprise and Market Development - Ministry of Science and Technology (NATEC), Vietnam-Japan University (VNU-VIU) and USTH with the companionship of the National Startup Support Center (NSSC), Vingroup Innovation Foundation (VINIF), VNU Scientist Links (VSL) and the cooperation of the Pioneer Village (Frontier Village). 
Time: 13:30 - 17:30, October 21th, 2021
Meeting platform: Hybrid conference with zoom meeting
Participants: 300+ participants from France, USA, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, Senegal, Vietnam
 
AI-conference

The conference aims to bring together views, perspectives and multi-dimesional analysis on the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on humans and human society in general as well as its economic, cultural and political impacts, the environment and above all, the problem of human survival.
 
TENTATIVE AGENDA

13:30 - 13:50             
Reception
14:00 - 14:05 Presentation
14:05 - 14:25 Opening speech
14:25 - 15:45 Plenary session
Vietnam National strategy on Research, Development and Application of Artificial Intelligence to 2030
Speaker: Prof. Nguyen Thanh Thuy, President of AI Institut, Representative of the Ministry of Science and Technology
15:45 - 17:15 Thematic Panels:

PANEL 1: AI AND TECHNOLOGIES 4.0
   - Mr. Nguyễn Xuân Hoài, Director of AI Academy Vietnam
   - Mr. Hồ Tường Vinh, Vice-President of Science and Formation Council, International Francophone Institute 
   - Mr. Nguyễn Thanh Thủy, Head of Artificial Intelligence Target Laboratory, University of Technology (VNU), Vice-President of National Key Science and Technology Program - Ministry of Science and Technology
   - Mr. Hồ Tú Bảo, Director of Data Science Lab, Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics (VIASM)
   - Mr. Pierre Bonnet, General Director of HLFL Consulting

PANEL 2: IMPACT OF AI ON SOCIETY
   - Mr. Antoine Doucet, 
Dean of Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, University of Science and Technology of Hanoi (USTH)
   - Mr. François Serre, Director of courant3D festival, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
   - Mr. Vincent Ribière, Managing Director and Co-Founder of the Institute for Knowledge and Innovation Southeast Asia (IKI-SEA)
   - Mr Trần Xuân Tú, Director of the Information Technology Institue (ITI) - Vietnam National University, Hanoi
   - Mrs. Amal El Fallah Seghrouchni, Full Professor at Sorbonne University, Member of the World Commission on the Ethics of Scientific Knowledge and Technology (UNESCO)
   - Mr. Nguyễn Thành Nam, Founder of FUNiX Online Education, Former Chairman and CEO of FPT Software

PANEL 3: LAW AND GOVERNANCE IN THE AGE OF AI
   - Mr. Nguyễn Anh Tuấn, Director of the Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation, Co-Founder at AI World Society Innovation Network (AIWS.net)
   - Mr. Đặng Minh Tuấn, Deputy Director of the Constitutional and Admininstrative Law Department. School of Law-VNU
17:15 - 17:30 CONCLUSION