2019 World Computer Congress opens in Changsha, China
The opening ceremony for the 2019 World Computer Congress was held Tuesday morning in the city of Changsha in central China's Hunan Province.
Starting from Monday, the three-day event will see forums and exhibitions on computational ecology, internet security and AI algorithms.
With the theme of 'calculating the world of all things, embracing the future', the event is the first world-class computer conference held by China, and the first world-class conference approved by the State Council.
The event attracts top experts and scholars of computer science include winners of Nobel Prize and Turing Award, and 11 academicians from all around the world.
Nine theme forums will be held on Wednesday with focus on the cutting-edge issues in the field of computer, in a bid to provide a better understanding of the development of the global computing industry and cutting-edge technologies, and inspire innovative business thinking.
The topics will mainly cover Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, AI, computer chips, industrial internet and so forth.
Meanwhile, the congress will hold an exhibition on the achievements in the application of innovative technologies and products selected from 56 enterprises.
The new generation of information technology – cloud computing, big data, IoT, mobile internet, AI, block chain, quantum technology – has become an important engine driving industrial transformation and social and economic development.