Jun 26
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Charting New Frontiers In AI And Society

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
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”


For inquiries, please contact Ms. Grace Chan ( / 3917 4727)


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