Ninth International Conference on The Image

  • 2018 Special Focus - Artificial Images and Visual Intelligence: Seeing in the Age of Big-Data
  • 3–4 November 2018
  • Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR

Conference Themes

The Ninth International Conference on The Image features research addressing the following annual themes.

  • Theme 1: The Form of The Image
  • Theme 2: Image Work
  • Theme 3: The Image in Society
  • 2018 Special Focus - Artificial Images and Visual Intelligence: Seeing in the Age of Big-Data

Plenary Speakers

The Ninth International Conference on The Image will feature plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Richard William Allen

Richard William Allen

Dean, School o­­f Creative Media, and Chair/Professor, Film and Media Art, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Mette Hjort

Mette Hjort

Chair Professor of Humanities and Dean of Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Dina Iordanova

Dina Iordanova

Professor, Global Cinema, University of St. Andrews, Scotland; Fellow, Royal Society of the Arts; Visiting Professor, Comparative Literature, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Conference Partner

Pre-Conference Tour: Lantau Island Day Trip

Join fellow conference delegates the day before the conference begins for a day trip to Lantau Island, the largest island in Hong Kong and home to the bronze Tian Tan Buddha. Begin your day on Lantau Island with convenient pickup at the conference hotel, Regal Oriental Hotel. Travel to Lantau Island on board a comfortable coach, where you will board the Ngong Ping Cable Car, which connects Tung Chung and Ngong Ping.

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Conference Dinner: Café Neo

Café Neo presents a wide selection of international fare in buffet-style. On top of an array of the chef’s recommended specialties, the dinner buffet features fabulous seafood including American shrimp, spider crab legs, mussel, sashimi, and sushi. In addition to a variety of tempting appetizers, fresh salads, shabu shabu, and over 50 decadent desserts are offered.

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