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2018 Forum on Future Leaders in AI to Debut at CHITEC  

Beijing - May 17, 2018 9:02:44 AM

Sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology, the State Intellectual Property Office, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and the Beijing Municipal Government, the 21st China Beijing International High-Tech Expo (CHITEC) will be held in Beijing from May 17 (Thursday) to May 20 (Sunday). The 2018 Forum on Future Leaders in AI, as a part of the CHITEC, themed with “Cultivating Young Talents in AI, Building a Nation Strong in AI”, will be held at the China Hall of Science and Technology at the end of May.

The forum will be hosted by Science and Technology Daily, and the Artificial Intelligence Industry Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance (AITISA), undertaken by the China Science & Technology Network, and the Zhongguancun Audiovisual Industry Technology Innovation Alliance, co-organized by the International Teenager Competition and Communication Center of the China Education Association for International Exchange, and the Shanghai Fancy Science and Education Co., Ltd., and supported by the China Association of Inventions, the AI Innovation Center of Peking University, the National AI Lab of Tsinghua University, the China Educational Equipment Industry Association and the Beijing Development Center of Popular Science. The forum will make a debut at the 21st CHITEC.

With the theme of “Cultivating Young Talents in AI, Building a Nation Strong in AI”, the forum will invite elite from outstanding scientific research institutes, companies, and educational institutions all over the world. Focusing on the cultivation of teenager leaders and technological innovation in AI field, the forum will discuss current hot topics and development trends of artificial intelligence around the world, analyze the talent needs of AI innovation for 2030, and share the experience of international AI programming education for the youth.

It is said that the forum will mainly include guest speeches, round-table dialogues and keynote speeches. Participants will share and discuss hot topics such as future AI talent training and technological innovation, AI technology innovation and industrial development. In addition, the launching ceremonies of the “China 2018 Youth AI Elite Selection and Activity Week” and “AI Medical Challenge” will be held.