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Asian Festival of Children’s Content
25–28 May 2023

The rapid transformation brought by AI has changed the way we create and generate content, including in the publishing industry. With its growing impact on publishing, AI is altering the landscape of this field. As AI intersects with publishing, the impact on creativity, quality, and accessibility becomes a crucial question to consider.

A.I. Writing

Erika Turner

Erika Turner (USA)

Erika Turner is an editor of award-winning and critically acclaimed books for young readers. As an executive editor at Little Brown Books for Young Readers, she focuses on books in all formats, with a particular specialty in stories that uplift marginalized voices. She’s also a dog lover, a yoga enthusiast, and an aspiring language nerd, with intermediate fluency in Spanish and Japanese.

Simon Chesterman

Simon Chesterman (Singapore)

Simon Chesterman is David Marshall Professor and Vice Provost at the National University of Singapore, where is he also Dean of NUS College. Serious works include "We, the Robots? Regulating Artificial Intelligence and the Limits of the Law". His novels include the "Raising Arcadia" trilogy, "I, Huckleberry", and "Artifice".

Lee Siew Weng

Moderator Lee Siew Weng (Singapore)

A photographer and educator, Lee Siew Weng, aka Sweng, is involved in a range of work which allows him to explore his interests revolving the visual arts and technology. He currently works as an adjunct lecturer in both NTU/NIE and TP/NIEC.

Programme dates and times are subject to change.