KDD Trust Day 2021

Date & Time: August 15th, Singapore time.
Venue: Please note that zoom link for this event will ONLY be available to registered attendees through the KDD 2021 virtual conference platform. Make sure you register well in advance to avoid delay in accessing the conference platform and this event.


Today’s Computing is characterized by an increasing degree of complexity, comprehensiveness and collaboration. The complexity can be observed by the wide application of gigantic models with a huge number of parameters and structures of an unprecedented level of sophistication. The comprehensiveness is best illustrated by the high heterogeneity of data both in terms of format and source. The collaboration, finally, becomes an obvious trend when computing systems grow more open and decentralized in which various entities interact to achieve collective intelligence with the presence of potentially malicious behavior. Trust, therefore, has become critical at multiple levels: At model level to assure its integrity, fairness and interpretability; At data level to safeguard data quality, compliance and privacy; At system level to govern resilience, performance and incentive. Moreover, the notion of trust has long been discussed in different domains in both academia and industry with different definition and understanding. This special theme “Trust Day” of KDD 2021 has therefore aimed to bring together researchers, practitioners and experts from various communities to exchange and explore ideas, frontiers, opportunities and challenges under the broad theme of “trust” in a highly interdisciplinary manner.

Program Schedule

Invited Speakers

Michael Yue Li
VP of Data
David Chan
Professor of Psychology
Singapore Management University
Qiang Tang
School of Computer Science
The University of Sydney
Yuan Yuan
Head of Solutions
Ant Group Blockchain ASEAN
Wei Zhang
Yong Pung How School of Law
Singapore Management University
Han Yu
School of Computer Science and Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
Yuncheng Wu
School of Computing
National University of Singapore


Stella Cramer
Global Co-Head Technology
Norton Rose Fulbright
Zee Kin Yeong
Assistant Chief Executive
lnfocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore
Fengyuan Liu
Navrina Singh
Founder & CEO
Credo Al
Jason Tamara Widjaja
Director, Artificial Intelligence and Responsible AI Lead
Singapore IT Hub, MSD
Sopnendu Mohanty
Chief Fintech Officer
Sameer Gupta
Managing Director and Chief Analytics Officer
DBS Group
Meri Rosich
Chief Data Officer
Standard Chartered Bank
Donald McDonald
Head of Group Customer Analytics & Decisioning
Alexi Moustros
Michael Zeller
Head of Al Strategy and Solutions
Nadia Augustine Tan
Director of Global Marketing Solutions Partnerships
Asia Pacific, Facebook
Ryan Warren
Vice President of Data Strategy
Daryl Teo
Senior Vice President
Strategy, Lazada Group


Feida Zhu
School of Computing and Information Systems
Singapore Management University
Jian Pei
School of Computing Science
Simon Fraser University
Mike Zeller
Head of AI Strategy and Solutions
Temasek, Singapore

Supporting Partners