Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers


Prof. Haofen Wang
Tongji University, China

Haofen Wang is a full professor at College of Design & Innovation, Tongji University. Prior to that, He served as CTOs for two well-known AI startups (i.e., Leyan and Gowild). He is also one of the co-founders of OpenKG, the world-largest Chinese open knowledge graph community. He has taken charge of several national AI projects and published more than 100 related papers on top-tier conferences and journals. He developed the first interactive emotional virtual idol in the world. The intelligent assistant he built has answered questions from more than one billion users when they did online shopping. He has also served as deputy directors or chairs for several NGOs like CCF, CIPS and SCS.



Prof. Zhao Zhang
Hefei University of Technology, China

Dr. Zhao Zhang is a Full Professor at the School of Computer and Information, Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China. I received the PhD degree from the City University of Hong Kong, supervised by Prof. Tommy W.S. Chow (IEEE Fellow), in 2013. My research interests include Machine Learning, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition. I have authored/co-authored over 130 technical papers published at prestigious journals and conferences, including 48 IJCV or IEEE/ACM Transactions regular papers (e.g., IEEE TIP, IEEE TKDE, IEEE TNNLS, IEEE TCYB, IEEE TSP, IEEE TCSVT, IEEE TMM), and 30 Top-tier conference papers (e.g., CVPR, NeurIPS, ACM MM, ICLR, AAAI and IJCAI), with Google Scholar citations over 5,600 times and H-index 43. I am serving/served as an Associate Editor (AE) of IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (IEEE TIP), IEEE Transactions on Big Data (IEEE TBD), Pattern Recognition (PR) and Neural Networks (NN). Besides, I am serving/served as a SPC member/Area Chair for ACM MM, AAAI, IJCAI and BMVC. I am a Distinguished Member of the CCF, and a Senior Member of the IEEE.