The Fourth CCF-GAIR Held at CUHK-Shenzhen
The 2019 Global AI and Robotics Conference,CCF-GAIR, sponsored by CCF, hosted by Leiphone.com and CUHK-Shenzhen, and co-organized by Shenzhen municipal government, was held in Shenzhen on July 12th. The conference is the top exhibition and communications conference in China for academia, industry and ventures of intelligent robots, and is to present the most powerful platform for cross-domain communications and cooperation of Chinese AI. This year, CCF-GAIR provides a rich stage consisting of 13 sessions, which are Special Sessions on the Frontier of Artificial Intelligence, 40 Years of AI in China, Robot, Intelligent Transportation, 5G & AIoT, AI Chip, AI Finance, Brain-like Computing, Smart City, Smart Business, Smart Education, AI Medical Services, and Smart City • Visual Intelligence.
Professor Xu Yangsheng, the General Chair of this conference, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and the President of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, delivered a speech in the conference, emphasizing that the CCF-GAIRG will provide new momentum for the development of academia and the entire society at large.
The conference gathered a number of academicians and researchers from The Chinese Academy of Sciences, The Chinese Academy of Engineering, The Canadian Academy of Engineering, The Imperial College London and Académie des sciences. Some hi-tech giants, and chief scientific and technical VPs from Unicorn companies also attended the conference.
James J. Heckman, the 2000 Nobel Laureate in Economics and Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago, delivered a keynote speech named "Technologies for Measuring and Fostering Child Skills in China".
In the afternoon session, Professor Zhang Dapeng, a pioneer in palmprint recognition and other related research areas, Presidential Chair Professor The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Director of AIRS, gave a speech on the topic "New Advances in Biometrics • Commemorating 40 Years of China's AI".
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