Some recent lectures and talks

  • AI and Biometrics in the Age of Generative Intelligence. Talk at Victorian Parliament Library and Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (ATSE) on "AI and Biometrics: Harnessing Potential, Managing Risks" , 19 October, 2023. (slides, video)
  • Small Change Matters: Towards Robust Deep Learning with Optimal Transport. Keynote Talk on Trustworthy Machine Learning, AI@Melbourne Colloquium, July, 2023. (slides)
  • A Unified Wasserstein Distributional Robustness Framework for Adversarial Training (ICLR'22) (Small Change Matters: Towards Robust Deep Learning with Optimal Transport). Research highlight talk, Data Science and AI (DSAI) Summit, Monash University, 2023. (slides)
  • Generative Deep Learning. Plenary lecture on machine learning, World Bank FIRST (Foster Innovation in Research, Science and Technology) Program in Vietnam and VIASM, August 2019 (slides).
  • Generative Deep Learning. Plenary lecture on AI and Data Science, World Bank FIRST Program in Vietnam and VIASM (1000+ attendants), December, 2018.
  • Dinh Phung. Applied AI with Generative Deep Learning. Invited talk, Department of Neuro-science, Alfred Health, October, 2018.
  • Dinh Phung. Deep Generative Models, Data, and Beyond. Australian Defence Force Academy, University of New South Wales, May, 2018.
  • Three lectures on machine learning and data science. Data Science course, Vietnam Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics (VIASM), May, 2017. These lectures covered a brief history of deep learning, deep neural networks, representation learning, deep generative models and motivated applications.
    • Lecture 1: Fundamentals of Data Science and Big Data Analytics.
    • Lecture 2: Three Approaches to Design your Scalable Machine Learning Algorithms.
    • Lecture 3: A Few Useful Things to Know about Deep Learning.

Selected AI advocate activities

  • AI for Sustainable Development. Panellist, with Alex Smola (Amazon), Toby Walsh (UNSW), Thanh Nguyen (University of Oregon), Liam Li (Determined AI), August, 2022.
  • AI Development for the South East Asia. Panel Chair, Panel: Michael Jordan (Berkeley), Hung Bui (VinAI CEO), Manish Gupta (Google Director, India), Thanh Nguyen (Oregon University), Bryan Low (NUS/AI Singapore), August, 2021
  • Artificial intelligence and job opportunities. Invited Speaker, IT Career Talk, organised by Youth Support Organisation, Melbourne, Feb 2019.