Bulletin No. 2, 2019

43 News in Brief I ntellectual C ross - currents When Humans and AI Come Together The Centre for Innovation and Technology staged a conference titled ‘Enroute to the Age of Artificial Intelligence’ between 4 and 5 July 2019, drawing over 100 tech-savvy experts, researchers and government officials to rhapsodize over the thriving trends and potential applications of AI technology. AI-related projects by University members were also showcased. Professionalizing Chinese Medicine Li Dak Sum Yip Yio Chin R&D Centre for Chinese Medicine has co-organized an exchange platform for Chinese medicine pharmaceutical professionals in Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. Comprising a series of seminars, intensive training courses and a study tour, the scheme sought to enhance safe use and quality control on Chinese medicine and pharmaceutical services. The opening ceremony of the scheme cum seminar was held on 13 July 2019. International Conference to Inaugurate a Global Regulatory Governance The Department of Government and Public Administration and the Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies co-hosted the International Conference to Inaugurate a GloRegulatory Governance 2019 from 4 to 6 July 2019 at Cheng Yu Tung Building. The three-day conference consisted of a Round Table on Governance & Think-tanks in Hong Kong, eight parallel panel sessions and an editor’s forum to provide interaction with editors of leading academic journals. On Carer Support The Intellectual Disabled Education and Advocacy League 30th Anniversary Seminar on Carer Support was held on 25 September 2019 with more than 200 participants from the field attending the event. During the Seminar, Prof. Phyllis Wong of the Department of Social Work expounded the hardships that carers faced when attending the intellectually- disabled and therewith stressed the importance of setting up a case management system.