Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers 主旨报告人



Prof. Hironori Washizaki, Waseda University, Japan

IEEE Computer Society Vice President, Professional and Educational Activities


Hironori Washizaki is a Professor and the Associate Dean of the Research Promotion Division at Waseda University in Tokyo, and a Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Informatics. He also works in industry as Outside Directors of SYSTEM INFORMATION and eXmotion. Hironori currently serves as IEEE Computer Society First Vice-President. He has been on IEEE CS Board of Governors since 2021. He was awarded Golden Core Member and Distinguished Contributor from IEEE CS. He is leading professional and educational activities, including development of the Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK), educational courses, and certification programs. He serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing (TETC), Steering Committee Member of the IEEE CSEE&T, and Advisory Committee Member of the IEEE CS COMPSAC. He is a Professional Member of IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu. He has served as the program chair of multiple IEEE conferences, including ICST, CSEE&T, and SIoT/SISA of COMPSAC. He had been the Chair of IEEE CS Japan Chapter. Hironori's research interests include systems and software engineering. He received his Ph.D. in information and computer science from Waseda University in 2003. He has published more than 200 research papers in refereed international journals and conferences, including IEEE Computer, IEEE IoT-J, TETC, EMSE, SCICO, ICSE, and ASE. He has led many academia-industry joint research and large-funded projects in software design, reuse, traceability, and quality assurance. Recent achievements include IoT design patterns published in IoT-J 2020 and Machine Learning Design Patterns in Computer 2022. He is leading a professional IoT/AI education project called SmartSE. Since 2015, he has been the Convenor of ISO/IEC/JTC1/SC7/WG20 to standardize bodies of knowledge and certifications, and leading adoptions of CS products SWEBOK and Software Engineering Competency Model (SWECOM) into standards. He hosts IEEE CSEE&T 2023 and DSA 2023 at Waseda University.



Prof. Jiyou Jia, Peking University, China

Dr. Jiyou Jia is a full professor and the Head of the Department of Educational Technology, Graduate School of Education, Peking University, China and is also the founding director of International Research Center for Education and Information at Peking University. He was invited to work as a guest professor in 2015 by School of Education, Technical University of Munich, Germany, and Distinguished Professor at Institute for Research in Open and Innovative Education, the Open University of Hong Kong from August 2017 to December 2018.
Dr. Jia received B. S. and Master of Education from Peking University, and Ph.D. in artificial intelligence from Augsburg University, Germany. His research interests include educational technology and artificial intelligence in education, especially in TELL (Technology Enhanced Language Learning), math education with ICT, and decision making support system. He has been responsible for a dozen of national projects and international cooperation projects. His research has won a number of national and international prizes including the First Class Award of the Fifth National Award for Outstanding Achievements in Educational Research, from Ministry of Education, China, 2016, and IAAI (Innovative Application of Artificial Intelligence) Deployed Application Award by AAAI (Association of Advancement of Artificial Intelligence), USA, 2008.
Jia has published more than 100 articles in internationally or nationally peer-reviewed journals and conferences including Computers and Education, Knowledge-Based Systems, etc. He has edited one book and authored another one, both written in English and published by IGI Global, USA. He is also the author of one Chinese book and one book in German. He serves as a reviewer for several international journals indexed in SCI/SSCI, a co-chair or PC member of more than 20 international conferences including ICCE, ICALT and GCCCE, and an advisory expert for some scientific and governmental organizations.





Prof. Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada

Chair of IEEE Technical Committee of Learning Technology (TCLT)


Dr. Maiga Chang is a Full Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems at Athabasca University, Canada. His research mainly focuses on game-based learning, training and assessment; learning behaviour analysis; learning analytics and academic analytics; intelligent agent technology; health informatics; data mining; computational intelligence; natural language processing; artificial intelligence; museum education; mobile and ubiquitous learning; healthcare technology, etc.
Dr. Chang is now Chair (2018~2023) of IEEE Technical Committee of Learning Technology (TCLT), Executive Committee member of IEEE Computer Society Special Technical Communities, Executive Committee member of Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (2017~2024, APSCE) and Global Chinese Society for Computing in Education (2016~2021, GCSCE), Secretary and Treasurer (2019~) of International Association of Smart Learning Environments (IASLE), and Chair (2021) of Educational Activities Committee, IEEE Northern Canada Section. Dr. Chang is also a Steering Committee member (2020~) for International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS).
Dr. Chang is editors-in-chief (2019~) of Journal of Educational Technology & Society (SSCI), editor-in-chief (2014~) of International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (ESCI, SCOPUS, EI), and editor-in-chief (2020~) of Bulletin of Technical Committee on Learning Technology (ESCI).
Dr. Chang serves for being program chair (2015, 2018 to 2020) of International Conference on Smart Learning Environments, program advising chair (2020~2021) and program committee chair (2019) International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, general program chair (2017~2021) of IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, executive chair (2020) of inaugural English Paper Track (EPT) of 24th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education, consultant (2020), IPC Coordination chair (2019) and co-chair (2018) of International Conference on Computers in Education.
Dr. Chang has given more than 110 talks and lectures in different events. He has also (co-)authored more than 227 edited books, book chapters, journal and conference papers. He is an IEEE member for twenty-five years since 1996.


Title: Chatbot in Education (Abstract)