Short Bio-Yaochu Jin is an Alexander von Humboldt Professor for Artificial Intelligence endowed by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, with the Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University, Germany. He is also a Surrey Distinguished Chair, Professor in Computational Intelligence, Department of Computer Science, University of Surrey, Guildford, U.K. He was a “Finland Distinguished Professor” of University of Jyväskylä, Finland, “Changjiang Distinguished Visiting Professor”, Northeastern University, China, and “Distinguished Visiting Scholar”, University of Technology Sydney, Australia. His main research interests include evolutionary optimization and learning, trustworthy machine learning and optimization, and evolutionary developmental AI.Prof Jin is presently the Editor-in-Chief of Complex & Intelligent Systems and President-Elect of the EEE Computational Intelligence Society. He is the recipient of the 2018 and 2021 IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Outstanding Paper Award, and the 2015, 2017, and 2020 IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine Outstanding Paper Award. He was named by the Web of Science as “a Highly Cited Researcher” consecutively from 2019 to 2022. He is a Member of Academia Europaea and Fellow of IEEE.
Title: People Powered AI – Challenges and opportunities in responsible innovation
Short Bio- Keeley Crockett SMIEEE SFHEA is a Professor in Computational Intelligence at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). She gained a BSc Degree (Hons) in Computation from UMIST (1993), and a PhD in Fuzzy Decision Trees from MMU (1998). She currently leads the Machine Intelligence theme in the Centre for Advanced Computational Science. Her research interests include the ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI), fuzzy systems, psychological profiling using AI, fuzzy natural language processing, semantic similarity, conversational agents, and intelligent tutoring systems. She led work on Place based practical Artificial Intelligence, facilitating a parliamentary inquiry with Policy Connect and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Data Analytics leading to the inquiry report Our Place Our Data: Involving Local People in Data and AI-Based Recovery (1/4/2021). She is currently, the PI on the EPSRC Grant – “PEAs in Pods: Co-production of community based public engagement for data and AI research.”, CO-I on The Alan Turing Institute, People-powered AI: responsible research and innovation through community ideation and involvement Grant, academic co-lead in the ERDF £6m GM Artificial Intelligence Foundry and PI on two Innovate UK KTPs, She has also received STRENGTH IN PLACES POLICY funding to engage GM business on “SME Readiness for Adoption of Ethical Approaches to AI Development and Deployment”.She is the Chair of the IEEE CIS Technical Committee on Ethical, Legal, Social, Environmental andHuman Dimensions of Computational Intelligence, Chair of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Diversity and Inclusion subcommittee, and Co-chair of the IEEE Women in Engineering Educational Outreach. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an active UK STEM Ambassador. Keeley serves as an Associate Editor on the IEEE Trans. Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence, IEEE Trans. Artificial intelligence, IEEE Trans on Fuzzy systems, and IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine. She was the General Co-chair for IEEE SSCI 2021, the Co-Chair of the IEEE Symposium on the Ethical, Social and Legal Implications of Artificial Intelligence (IEEE ETHAI) – IEEE SSCI 2021, 2022 and will also be the Co-Chair in IEEE ETHAI 2022 in Singapore and a FUZZ-IEEE Technical Co-chair at IEEE FUZZ 2024. She has co-organized 16 special sessions, 4 workshops and authored over 130 peer reviewed publications and has co-authored 3 international textbooks in database systems. She has supervised 28 PhDs to completion and has externally examined 11 PhDs in the UK, Europe, India, and Azerbaijan.
Title: Machine Learning Made Easy: A Case Study on Computer Vision in AWS
Short Bio- Dr. Durgesh Kumar Mishra has received M.Tech. degree in Computer Science from DAVV, Indore in 1994 and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering in 2008. Presently, he has been working as a Director and Professor SCSIT, Symbiosis University of Applied Sciences, Indore. He was the founder Director of Microsoft Innovation Centre at SAIT, Indore, India. He is associated with Namibia University of Science and Technology as the Program Advisory Committee for Doctor of Philosophy Computer Science (NQF level 10). Ex-visiting faculty at IIT-Indore. He has 30 years of teaching and 15 years of research experience with a good number of citations with h-index and i-index. He has four patents granted and twelve published jointly with Ph.D. students and more than 100 papers in refereed journals and conferences in his research field. His Ph.D. is in Secure Multi-Party Computation for Preserving Privacy. He has organized a number of IEEE, ACM, and Springer conferences in the capacity of conference General Chair and editor of conference proceedings. He is a Sr Member of IEEE, ACM, and CSI and held many positions like Chairman, IEEE MP-Subsection (2011-2012), and Chairman IEEE Computer Society Bombay Chapter (2009-2010). Chairman CSI Division IV Communication at National Level (2014-2018). National Treasurer Computer Society of India (2019-2021). At Present he is the Chairman IEEE Madhya Pradesh Section and Chairman of ACM Indore Chapter. Dr. Mishra visited and delivered his invited talk in Taiwan, Bangladesh, Singapore, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, the USA, UK, and France. He has authored two books on “Database Management Systems” and “Programming in C and C++”. He edited 12 international books of Springer publications in his domain of Computer Science. He has been a consultant to industries and government organizations like the sales tax and labor department of the government of Madhya Pradesh, India. He has been awarded the “Paper Presenter award at International Level” by the Computer Society of India. He visited MIT Boston and presented his presentation on Security and Privacy he has also Chaired a panel on “Digital Monozukuri” at “Norbert Winner in 21st century” at BOSTON. He became a Member of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS), Govt of India for the Information Security domain. Recently, Microsoft invited him for his felicitation and to deliver his Innovation at Xi’an China. He has the recipient of many awards from the largest professional society CSI. Recently VDGOOD Society India, Awarded him as International Scientist Award for Engineering, Science, and Medicine.