Andrew Ng In Conversation with Toby Walsh
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Join us for an exclusive evening of captivating conversation and deep insights into the world of Artificial Intelligence. Renowned globally recognised leader in AI and Co-Founder of Coursera, Andrew Ng, will engage in a thought-provoking dialogue with UNSW AI Institute’s Chief Scientist Scientia Professor Toby Walsh, shedding light on the latest trends, challenges, and the future of AI.
Andrew Ng is the Managing General Partner at AI Fund, Founder of DeepLearning.AI, and an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University.
As a pioneer both in machine learning and online education, Dr. Ng has changed countless lives through his work in AI and has taught over 8 million people AI. He was the founding lead of the Google Brain team, which led Google’s drive to adopt modern AI, as well as the VP and Chief Scientist at Baidu.
He is also Co-founder and Chairman of Coursera, a leading online education company. In 2023, he was named to the Time100 AI list of the most influential AI persons in the world. Dr. Ng now focuses his time primarily on his entrepreneurial ventures, looking for the best ways to accelerate responsible AI practices in the larger global economy. Dr. Ng has authored over 200 papers in AI and related fields and holds a B.Sc. from CMU, M.Sc. from MIT, and PhD from UC Berkeley.
Toby Walsh is the Chief Scientist of UNSW AI Institute, the new flagship UNSW (World’s Top 20 Universities in QS2024 ranking) Research Institute in artificial intelligence (AI), data science (DS) and machine learning (ML). Toby is one of the world’s leading researchers in artificial intelligence (AI). He is Professor of AI at the University of NSW and is an adjunct researcher at Data61, Australia’s Centre of Excellence for ICT Research. He has been elected a fellow of the Association for the Advancement of AI, and won the prestigious Humboldt Research Award and the Celestino Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science. He has previously held research positions in England, Scotland, France, Germany, Italy, Ireland and Sweden. He is the author of several books about AI, technology and science, including most recently, Faking It: Artificial Intelligence in a Human World.