Dear Colleagues,

 

Please feel free to attend. PSE people Fengqi You, Michael Baldea, and Joe Qin will present.

Online registration: Click HERE ( 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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