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Artificial Intelligence: Past, Present and Future

Speakers : Yangqing Jia

Artificial Intelligence: Past, Present and Future


        Mar 15, 2021, Mon

        Eastern Daylight Time:  9-10:30am

        China Standard Time: 9-10:30pm

        Central European Time:  2-3:30pm


        Yangqing Jia (Alibaba, formerly Facebook and Google Brain)

        Dr. Jia is a computer scientist, the creator of Caffe and co-author of TensorFlow. He is currently serving as VP of Alibaba Inc., and President of the Alibaba Cloud's Computing Platform business unit. Before joining Alibaba, he was a director of engineering at Facebook and research scientist at Google Brain.

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        Meeting ID: 926 1742 9236

        Passcode: 273938

Meeting instructions:

           -  The webinar will take place via Zoom, it will last for 90 minutes (60min presentation + 15mins discussions).

           -  Please mute your microphone during the talk, this permits better sound quality by our speakers.

           -  You are encouraged to ask questions or provide comments during the seminar.   

Forthcoming webinars:

        Professor Francesco D’Acunto (Boston College), March 30

        Dr. Wensheng Peng (CICC), TBD

Past Luohan Webinar:

            Feb 23, 2021,  Wei Xiong (Princeton) on “A Model of Cryptocurrencies”

            Feb 1, 2021,   Brian Fath (IIASA & Towson), Roger Koppl (Syracuse), Roberto Cazzola Gatti (KLI & Tomsk State University) on “The Nature of Economic Emergence: Discovering your Niche in the Platform Ecology”

            Jan 26, 2021,  Haoxiang Zhu (MIT) on “On Interest-Bearing Central Bank Digital Currency in the United States”

            Jan 12, 2021,  Pan Jun (SAIF, SJTU) on “Fintech Adoption and Household Risk-Taking”

            Dec 15, 2020,  Zhiguo He (Chicago) on “Open Banking: Credit Market Competition When Borrowers Own the Data”

            Dec 7, 2020,  Raghavendra Rau (Cambridge) on “Law, Trust, and the Development of Crowdfunding”

            Dec 4, 2020,  Robert Townsend (MIT) on “Optimized Payment and Financial Infrastructure under Distributed Ledgers and Cryptography”

            Nov 9, 2020,  Neng Wang (Columbia) on “Implications of Stochastic Transmission Rates for Managing Pandemic Risks”

            Oct 27, 2020,  Sir Chris Pissarides (LSE) on “Productive Robots and Industrial Employment”

           Oct 19, 2020,  Xavier Vives (IESE), Elena Carletti (Bocconi), Stijn Claessens (BIS), Antonio Fatas (INSEAD) on “The Bank Business Model in the Post-Covid 19 World”

            Sep 22, 2020, Xavier Vives (IESE) on “Digital Disruption in Banking”

            Sep 8, 2020, Soumitra Dutta (Cornell), “Measuring Digital Economy”

            Aug 31, 2020, Lin William Cong (Cornell),  “Economic Data Science”

            Jul 15, 2020, Alberto G. Rossi (Georgetown), “Robo-advisors for Investment, Consumption and Savings Decisions”

            Jun 18, 2020. Victor Couture (UC Berkeley), “Measuring real-time movement and social contact with smartphone data”

            Jun 5, 2020, Michael Weber (Chicago), “The Cost of the Covid-19 Crisis”

If you would like to give a presentation in a future webinar, please contact our Economist Dr. Xijie Gao ( ​

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