Qiang Yang is the Head of AI at WeBank and a Chair Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Hong Kong University of
Science and Technology. He is a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Association for the Advancement of
Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), International Association for Pattern
Recognition (IAPR) and American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and has served on the AAAI Executive Council
and as President of IJCAI. Awards include the 2004/2005 ACM KDDCUP Championship, the ACM SIGKDD Distinguished Service Award,
and AAAI Innovative AI Applications Award. His books include Intelligent Planning (1997), Crafting Your Research Future (2012)
and Constraint-based Design Recovery for Software Engineering (1997), and he is Founding EIC of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent
Systems and Technology and on Big Data. Yu Zhang is a research assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science and
Engineering at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, where he received his Ph.D. degree. He has published about
sixty papers in top-tier AI and Machine Learning conferences and journals. He won the best paper awards at UAI 2010 and Knowledge
Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) 2019, and the best student paper award in the 2013 IEEE/WIC/ACM Conference on Web Intelligence.
Wenyuan Dai is the founder and CEO of 4Paradigm Corp. He was a principal architect and senior scientist in Baidu, helping
to develop one of China's largest machine learning systems, and a principal scientist in Huawei Noah's Ark Lab. He has published
numerous papers at the conferences including the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), Neural Information Processing
Systems (NIPS), Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD),
and others, primarily on transfer learning and AutoML. He won the ACM-ICPC World Final 2005 and the PKDD best student paper
award in 2007, and in 2017 was named as one of the MIT Technical Review 35 under 35 in China and Fortune 40 under 40 in China.
Sinno Jialin Pan is a Provost's Chair Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological
University, Singapore and was formerly Lab Head of text analytics with the Data Analytics Department, Institute for Infocomm
Research, Singapore. He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
in 2011. He was named 'AI 10 to Watch' by IEEE Intelligent Systems magazine in 2018.