Hannele Niemi, Ph.D., Professor of Education, University of Helsinki, Finland
Presentation title: Global learning crises – can digitalization and artificial intelligence provide new tools to solve the problem?
Hannele Niemi is Professor, Research Director at the University of Helsinki and she has been nominated as UNESCO Chair on Educational Ecosystems for Equity and Quality of Learning 2018-2021. She is the Chair of the University Board at the University of Lapland (2018-2020). Her experience at the University of Helsinki also includes her roles as the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs (2003–2009), the Professor of Education (1998-2016), the Dean of the Faculty of Education (2001–2003). She also served as a Visiting Professor at Michigan State University (1989) and as a short-time Visiting Scholar at Stanford University (2010, 2013, and 2015). She has been nominated (2015) as the Chair of the Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Institute (JoLII) that includes 9 Finnish universities, working in cooperation with Beijing Normal University and invited as Visiting Research Professor (2018-2020) in Advanced Innovation Center for Future Education, Beijing Normal University, China.
Jia Liu, Ph.D., Professor of psychology and cognitive neuroscience, Beijing Normal University, China
Presentation title: TBC
Professor Jia LIU is the Dean of Sino-Finnish Joint Learning Institute (JoLII, China) at Faculty of Psychology, Beijing Normal University. His experience at Beijing Normal University also includes his roles as the first Dean of Faculty of Psychology (2016-2018), the Dean of School of Psychology (2013-2016), the Deputy Director of State Key Laboratory of Cognitive Neuroscience at Beijing Normal University (2005-now). He has graduated from Peking University with Bachelor and Master degree of Psychology, and received Ph.D. Degree of cognitive neuroscience from MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Science. He has been awarded The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, Hundred-Talent Program (Chinese Academy of Sciences). He also serves as Deputy Chief Editor of “Psychological Science”, editorial member of “Acta Psychologica Sinica” and “Brain and Culture”, Deputy Head of Committee of General and Experimental Psychology at Chinese Psychological Society, and Chair of National Talented Specialty Committee, Chinese Talents Society.