Keynote Speakers

 

 

Dr. KWOK Lam For, City University of Hong Kong, China

PhD, CEng, FBCS, FHKIE, RPE (INF)

 

Dr. Kwok is an information technology (IT) professional by training in the UK and Australia and has devoted his whole career in education and in nurturing young IT professionals. After serving the City University of Hong Kong for 35 years, he retired in 2021. He has extensive teaching and academic planning experience.  He has joined many programme planning teams at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. His main interests include cybersecurity, application of IT in education, learning analytics and smart learning environment.  Dr Kwok actively serves the academic and professional communities in various capacities. He was the Conference Chair of International Conference of Blended Learning (2016 – 2021), and the International Symposium of Educational Technology (2016 – 2021). He is a Fellow of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and British Computer Society.

 

 

 

Prof. Shahin Vassigh
Florida International University, USA

 

Shahin Vassigh is a Professor of Architecture and Director of the Robotics and Digital Fabrication Lab at Florida International University. She teaches courses in structures, building technology and design. Vassigh has built a nationally recognized body of research work focused on improving teaching of structures, building technology, and sustainable building design by developing alternative teaching pedagogies. Her work is characterized by utilizing advances of digital technologies such as augmented reality, simulation, and dynamic modeling for communicating difficult concepts in architectural technology curriculum.
She is a recipient of two major federal grants for “A Comprehensive Approach to Teaching Structures” and “Building Literacy: The Integration of Building Technology and Design in Architectural Education.” Both projects developed interactive learning environments using state-of-the-art computing technology. She is the author of “Interactive Structures: Visualizing Structural Behavior” (2008), lead author of “Building Systems Integration for Enhanced Environmental Performance” (2011), and lead author of “Best Practices In Sustainable building design” (2013). She has a Master of Architecture, a Master in Urban Planning and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from University at Buffalo, the state University of New York.

 

 

 

Prof. Ming Liu
Southwest University, China

 

长期从事应用跨学科进行教育技术学创新研究和应用实践,探索人工智能技术与学习科学理论相结合来支持个性化学习和规模化教学服务。主持国家自然科学基金面上项目、青年项目,教育部科研启动资金项目、重庆市社会科学规划项目等10余项;主研完成澳大利亚科学理事会探索项目(ARC)、教育部项目(OLT)、研究合作中心项目(CRC)以及谷歌全球科研项目等5项;已发表论文40余篇,其中SSCI论文20余篇,SCI论文10余篇,CSSCI论文3篇,其中中科院一区期刊论文5篇,包括Internet and Higher Education, Computers in Human Behavior, Pattern Recognition,Information Sciences,其中智慧教育国际顶级会议论文10余篇,包括AIED2019, ITS2013, LaK20, ICALT14,GCCCE2018;担任Applied Science国际SCI期刊的客座主编,任多个人工智能与教育国际会议研讨会主席和委员等职务(如LAK2019、ALASI2018、BESC2019、EDM2012等)。