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Dear Colleagues,

Please feel free to attend. PSE people Fengqi You, Michael Baldea, and Joe Qin will present.
Online registration: Click HERE<https://cityu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAld--sqjwoE9F20jPUywC154W0V-kDt5TQ> ( to receive Meeting ID and password)
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- Joe Qin


City University of Hong Kong
School of Data Science / College of Business / Hong Kong Institute for Data Science

International Forum on Data Science Approaches to the COVID-19 Pandemic [Online]
(Hong Kong Time: 28 and 29 May 2020, 9:00am - 12:00nn)

Introduction
The International Forum on the COVID-19 Pandemic will present the expert views of leading scholars from internationally renowned universities in the US, such as Harvard, MIT, Cornell, and counterparts in Hong Kong and Mainland China, to combat the worst pandemic in recent human history.  Keynote speakers and invited speakers from data science, medical sciences, management sciences, and engineering will present their analyses and insights to help the society effectively cope with the pandemic.  Speakers will also present their best approaches to containing the societal impact and economic consequences of the pandemic with tools from engineering, science, and artificial intelligence.   A panel of speakers will answer questions from registered audience during the forum.


Organising Committee
Prof S Joe QIN
Dean, School of Data Science
Director, Hong Kong Institute for Data Science
Chair Professor, School of Data Science
Prof Houmin YAN
Acting Dean, College of Business
Chair Professor, Department of Management Sciences
Prof Frank CHEN
Head, Department of Management Sciences
Chair Professor, Department of Management Sciences
Dr Qingpeng ZHANG
Assistant Professor, School of Data Science
Dr Long FENG
Assistant Professor, School of Data Science


Programme Rundown
Date: 28 May 2020; Time: 9:00am - 11:35am (GMT +08:00)
[EDT] Date: 27 May 2020; Time: 9:00pm - 11:35pm

Time
Action/ Activity
Chair / Co-chair
8:30am
Reception

9:00am
Welcoming address

Speaker: Prof Way KUO
(President and University Distinguished Professor, CityU)
Chair:
Prof S Joe QIN
9:10- 9:40am
Keynote speech

Learning from COVID-19 Data in Wuhan, USA and the World on Intervention Strategies

Prof Xihong LIN
(Professor of Biostatistics; Coordinating Director of the Program in Quantitative Genomics at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health; Professor of Statistics at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Harvard University)

Chair:
Prof S Joe QIN
9:40 - 9:50 am
Q & A
Chair:
Prof S Joe QIN
9:50 - 11:30am
Speakers' presentation: The COVID-19 Pandemic

A Simple Projection Model for COVID-19 Pandemic
Prof Jian LU (Vice President (Research and Technology); Chair Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences; Chair Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Chair Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, CityU)

COVID-19 Dashboard for New York State
Prof Fengqi YOU (Roxanne E. and Michael J. Zak Professor in Energy Systems Engineering, Cornell University)

Modeling the heterogeneous disease-behavior-information dynamics during epidemics
Dr Qingpeng ZHANG (Assistant Professor, School of Data Science, CityU)

Prevention of COVID-19 after the relaxation of control measures
Dr Sean YUAN (Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, CityU)

Social data for changing and predicting health behaviors
Dr Sean YOUNG (Executive Director, University of California Institute for Prediction Technology and the UCLA Center for Digital Behavior, University of California, Irvine)

Chair:
Prof Houmin YAN

Co-chair:
Dr Long FENG

11:30 - 11:35am


Wrap-up for the day
Chair:
Prof Houmin YAN

Co-chair:
Dr Long FENG




Date: 29 May 2020; 9:00 am - 12:00nn (GMT +08:00)
[EDT] Date: 28 May 2020; 9:00 pm - 12:00am

Time
Action/ Activity
Responsible person
8:30am
Reception

9:00 - 9:30 am


Keynote speech

Supply Chain Resiliency and the Need for Stress-Tests

Speaker: Prof David SIMCHI-LEVI
(Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Co-Director of Leaders for Global Operations, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Chair:
Prof Frank CHEN
9:30 - 9:40 am
Q & A
Chair:
Prof Frank CHEN
9:40 - 11:20am
Speakers' presentation: The COVID-19 Pandemic Impact and Responses

Mechanistically Inspired Data-driven COVID-19 Pandemic Modeling
Prof S Joe QIN (Chair Professor, School of Data Science; Dean, School of Data Science; Director, Hong Kong Institute for Data Science; CityU)

Modeling, state estimation, and optimal control for the US COVID-19 outbreak
Dr Michael BALDEA (Associate Professor and Undergraduate Advisor, The University of Texas at Austin; Fellow of the Frank A. Liddell, Jr. Fellowship in Chemical Engineering)

COVID-19 Pandemic - Impact on Food Supply Chains: Lessons Learnt for Hong Kong
Prof Frank CHEN (Head and Chair Professor, Department of Management Sciences, CityU)

Constructing the Infection Curve of the Local Cases of the Coronavirus Disease ("COVID-19") in Hong Kong Using Backprojection
Prof Paul YIP (Director, Centre for Suicide
Research and Prevention; Associate Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences; Professor, Chair of Population Health, HKU)

The Power of Small Data through the Lens of COVID-19 Pandemic
Dr Jie LIU (Dean of AI Research, Harbin Institute of Technology, China)


Chair:
Dr Qingpeng ZHANG

Co-chair:
Dr Xinyue LI
11:20am - 12:00nn
Wrap-up Panel Discussion
Chair:
Prof S Joe QIN

Co-chair:
Dr Qingpeng ZHANG









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