Filippo Fabrocini (co-chair)

Prof. Filippo Fabrocini is Full Professor in the College of Design & Innovation, Director of the “Sustainable AI Lab”, and among the founders of the Tongji University “AI & Art Lab”. His main areas of interest are AI Art, Computational Art, AI for Design, Ethical AI, and Machine Learning. Previously he has been Senior Researcher at IBM Research (Rome, Italy/San Jose, USA), Visiting Researcher in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, USA), Professor in the Dep. of Philosophy at Gregorian University, and General Manager of the IBM Milan/Rome Business Innovation Center.  Prof. Fabrocini has won multiple awards, including two IBM Outstanding Technology Awards and one IBM Client-Value Outstanding Technical Achievement Award. He also received an Honor Award from the Italian Prime Minister S. Berlusconi in recognition of his contribution to the design of a knowledge management/text mining system. Currently, he is a member of the Italian Ministry of Economic Development "Task Force China" (Group: Artificial Intelligence). He is also a member of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) and of the Cognitive Science Society (CSS). In China, he has been often invited to deliver speeches and lectures mainly related to AI topics including the Xinhua News Agency and the Guangdong TV Station. Recently he has been a Keynote Speaker at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference 2021 (WAIC 2021). Prof. Fabrocini is the author of more than 35 papers and three books.

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