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China Artificial Intelligence Summit Is to Be Held on September 12th

The 2017 China (Nanjing) Golden Autumn Economic and Trade Fair is to raise its curtain on Sept. 11th and its main activity “2017 China Artificial Intelligence Summit” is to be held at Nanjing International Expo Center on 12th. The summit, taking “innovation·revolution·breakthrough"as its theme, is sponsored by Nanjing Municipal People's Government and Management Committee of Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone. At that time, more than 30 Artificial Intelligence(AI) masters will gather in Nanjing to start a brainstorm.

At present, the technology research&development and industrialization of the global AI has entered a rapid development era and deep learning, intelligent driving, intelligent household, robots as well as other products related to AI have become a social focus. A few days ago, China issued a document of “Development Planning on A New Generation of Artificial Intelligence”(hereinafter referred as "Planning"), to put forward directional suggestions for the development of AI.

The upcoming summit during 2017 China (Nanjing) Golden Autumn Economic and Trade Fair is the first AI summit to be held in China after release of Planning. At that time, German computer scientist Jrgen Schmidhuber, father of recurrent neural network, Liu Duo, president of China Information& Communication Research Institute, Wang Yongdong, senior vice-president of Microsoft and other scientists and entrepreneurs will attend the summit to discuss the innovation&application of AI technology and revolution&breakthrough of industry with more than 1500 professional visitors.

The summit will last for one day. After the opening ceremony and keynote speeches by famous AI scientists and entrepreneurs in the morning, two major theme forums about industry and technology will be held in the afternoon with several AI experts bringing about a "brainstorm" about AI. A batch of famous institutes including ACM, AAAI, CAAI, etc. will get involved in the summit.

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