Fireside Chat with Dr. Andrew Ng (Coursera, Baidu, Google Brain, Landing.ai)

The Stanford Club of Hong Kong is delighted to welcome Dr. Andrew Ng as our honorable speaker during his brief and last-minute stopover in Hong Kong.

Dr. Ng is a globally recognized pioneer in online education (as co-founder of Coursera) and thought leader in AI (as former chief scientist at Baidu and former founding lead of the Google Brain team). In 2013, he was named to the Time 100 list of the most influential persons in the world.

In 2017, Dr. Ng built deeplearning.ai, an AI oriented education platform, as well as Landing.AI, a company that aims to help enterprises transform for the age of artificial intelligence.

We hope alumni who are interested in the future of AI and future of education can take advantage of this short-notice opportunity to hear from Dr. Ng.

 

Events Details

Date: Monday, 24 December, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm (registration starts at 2:45 pm)

Venue: CoCoon (https://www.hkcocoon.com/), 3/F, Citicorp Centre, 18 Whitfield Road, Tin Hau, Hong Kong

Cost: $150 (Stanford affiliation – alumni, students and parents). $250 for non-Stanford affiliation. Includes refreshments.

RSVP: Required. Please click here to RSVP and pay now if Stanford affiliation. If non-Stanford affiliation, please click here.

Event Contact: Hill Wang, Andrew Kwan and Dorothea Koo at akwan@stanfordalumni.org

 

About the Speaker

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Dr. Andrew Ng is a globally recognized leader in AI (Artificial Intelligence). He has helped two of the world’s leading technology companies in their “AI transformation”: He was Chief Scientist at Baidu, where he led the company’s ~1300 person AI Group and was responsible for driving the company’s global AI strategy and infrastructure. He was also the founding lead of the Google Brain team.

Dr. Ng is also Co-Chairman and Co-founder of Coursera, the world’s leading MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) platform, and an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University’s Computer Science Department. In 2017, Dr. Ng built deeplearning.ai, an AI oriented education platform, as well as Landing.AI, a company that aims to help enterprises transform for the age of artificial intelligence.

Dr. Ng has authored or co-authored over 100 research papers in machine learning, robotics and related fields. In 2013, he was named to the Time 100 list of the most influential persons in the world. He holds degrees from Carnegie Mellon University, MIT and the University of California, Berkeley.

 

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