Agenda

Day 1, April 6th
Updated as of 7th April 2022. Time Slots will be in GMT+ 8.
9:40 - 10:00
Keynote: Reimagining digital government with AI   
Stela Solar opens AI x GOV by setting out her vision of how AI could change digital government. She also shares how Australia has implemented AI to improve public services, and opportunities for AI in the future of e-government.
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Key speaker: Stela Solar, Director of National Artificial Intelligence Centre
10:00 - 11:00
AI: the key to climate response   
It’s all hands on deck to tackle the climate crisis, and that includes AI.

This session will explore how the technology can analyse weather data, make climate predictions, and cut down emissions to create greener nations.    
Speakers: Dr Hwang Jong-Sung, Akanksha Bilani, Nieves Garcia, H.E. Margriet Vonno, Louis Jamart
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14:00 - 15:00
AI for inclusion 
Algorithms can get a bad rep from bearing inherent biases. This session brings together case studies in which AI has helped to bridge gaps, serve the vulnerable and promote inclusion.
This discussion will also explore how to create fairer AI.
Speakers: Dr Sak Segkhoonthod, Li Hongyi, Iota Nassr, Andrew Randall, Ng Seng Ping
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15:30 - 16:30
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Introducing AI, the new clinic assistant  
Smart city convenience: simplifying citizen experiences with AI   
The test of a technology’s value is if the user has to do less or more. AI can take citizen services to a new level, offering driverless vehicles, more personalised services and calculating Covid-19 risk automatically. 

This session will explore how AI will play a key role in the success of smart city projects and whether they can make the public services frustration-proof.      
The pandemic has put healthcare workers under immense stress, but AI can help. Speakers will discuss how AI can reduce the manual and human workload, taking over manual tasks. Whether it's speeding up x-ray analytics, answering phones, or predicting illnesses, AI is the newest member of the clinic staff.  
Speakers: A/prof Tan Cher Heng,
Setiaji, Dr Zhiyan Fu, Javed Ali
Speakers: Arune Matelyte,
Calum Handforth, Rushi Ramachandrappa, Michael Hoo
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A classroom of one: Personalising the student experience with AI  
The number of students in a class has long been used as a metric for the attention paid to students. But AI can change that, as it can foster and encourage the uniqueness of each student. It can personalise the student journey, focusing them on areas of improvement and abandoning one-size-fits-all approaches.
Speakers: Prof Chen Wenli,
Anna Korpi, Ibhraim Bashir, Dr. Wageeh Shukry Hassan, Raja Azmi Adam
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16:45 - 17:45
Future of AI in government
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How can governments use AI better? This panel explores what the future of AI-driven government looks like; what it takes to roll out AI effectively within the public sector; and strategies and approaches that help.    
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Speakers: Laurence Liew, Lu Yong, Tay PeiChin, John Asquith, Ridwan Kamil
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17:45
Networking + Close
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Day 2, 7th April
9:45 - 10:00
Keynote: How to secure the government of the future
10:00 - 11:00
The great migration: Securing the move to Cloud
Governments know that the cloud is powerful, but they are still hesitant to fully commit.

This session will explore the common concerns around the cloud, and what can be done to create a secure migration.

The speed of digital transformation means that governments can't keep their data on premises forever. When it comes to change, if not now, then when?
Speakers: Lim May-Ann, Shaofei Huang, Akanksha Bilani, Tang Min Fai, Dennis Lui, Maria Victoria Castro, Dennis Lui
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11:00 - 12:00
Defending critical systems   
When critical infrastructure is under threat, lives are at stake. The cybersecurity experts responsible for national security will share insights into the cyber threats that are challenging governments. 

Sharing insights from past attacks, these experts will discuss the next steps for the highest level of cyber protection.
Speakers: Dr. Amirudin Abdul, Amit Sharma, Tim Brown, Anthony Lim
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14:00 - 15:00
Securing the digital ID
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The digital realm opens up boundless possibilities for governments to speed up response, improve services and reach underserved parts of society. As public services shift online, how can agencies ensure citizens have a trusted way of interacting and transacting with government?

This session will explore the possibilities a national digital ID brings, and how governments can secure them.
Speakers: Debashis Nag, Colin Wallis, Ozzeir Khan, Anna Hirschfeld, Scott Hesford
15:30 - 16:30
Securing the safety net  
Protecting healthcare beyond its four walls   
Governments can act as the safety net when citizens need support. The last thing citizens need in these situations is cybersecurity issues.

This session will explore how welfare and support agencies can securely share, analyse and act on data to support citizens in need.
We are on the cusp of a dramatic shift in how healthcare is delivered. Delivering remote care is reliant upon IoT, data sharing and robotics. But this shift creates new security risks. Healthcare leaders and experts will discuss how to secure remote devices and hospital systems to protect patient information in this new era.
From the bottom up - building cybersecurity skills in education
In the modern world, age is no barrier to the use of high-tech devices. Schools have the responsibility of upskilling students and staff, while protecting the digital learning journey.   
Speakers: Diane Turner, Heli Tiirmaa- Klaar, Max Neo, Jed Horner
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Speakers: Tan Li San,
Carmen Raal, Niklas Eklöf
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Speakers: Fuller Yu, Chris Ng, Leon Chang, Shaofei Huang, Akanksha Bilani
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Leon Chang
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16:45 - 17:45
Cyber diplomacy for a safer future
International battles used to be fought with rifles and cannons, but now these have morphed into digital weapons. This panel discusses what's needed to protect citizens from widescale cyber attacks; steps to take towards a more regulated cyber space; and how countries can work together to create a safe cyber world.
Speakers: Tanel Sepp, Johanna Weaver, Prof. Steven Weber, Gaurav Keerthi, Alexandru Caciuloiu, Nathaniel Fick
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17:45
Networking + Close
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Stela Solar
Director of National
Artificial Intelligence Centre,
Australia

 
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H.E Kersti Kaljulaid shares cyber threats on the horizon, including quantum computing-related threats, and how Estonia is gearing up for them. She sets the stage for how international collaborations can help to keep malicious hackers out of national systems and citizens’ private lives.
Key speaker: H.E Kersti Kaljulaid
H.E Kersti Kaljulaid
President of Estonia 2016-2021