On the afternoon of July 4th, the AI World 2018 was held in the Press Office of Shanghai municipal government. At the press conference, Wu Qing, Deputy Mayor of Shanghai introduced the conference.

Shanghai Deputy Mayor Wu Qing

AI World 2018 will be held in Shanghai from September 17 to 19 of this year by National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the National Internet Information Office, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Engineering and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government with the approval of the State Council under the background of the historic exchange of the new round of scientific and technological revolution and industrial change and the high-quality development demand in China.

The conference, with the theme of “New Era of Artificial Intelligence,” with the “High-end, Internationalized, Professionalized and Marketable” policy, consists of forum summit, special activities, display applications and innovation competitions, focusing on the combination of “investment in production, learning and research”.

2018AIWIN, AI WORLD INNOVATION was been launched on June 13th. With the theme of “enlightening intelligence and setting sail for the future,” the competition, based on globalization, specialization and high end, aims to encourage artificial intelligence, accelerate the talents, find excellent projects, and expand the international influence of China’s artificial intelligence.

This year’s competition has set up the four competitions: human-computer interaction, unmanned driving, medical innovation and intelligent robot. Human-computer interaction is hosted by iFlytek and will select the human-computer interaction products based on the technical ability of iFlytek platform that can represent the future direction.

The unmanned driving competition relies on the Shanghai International Automobile City in Jiading and focuses on the comprehensive application of intelligent automobile network union, and selects the top-notch team of technological innovation.

The medical innovation competition, held by Shanghai Jiaotong Institute of Artificial Intelligence and many domestic hospitals, adopts the combination of clinical and medical practical applications and focuses on three major fields of electrocardiogram, diabetic eye fundus complications, and pathology.

Intelligent robot competition focuses on industry, commerce, service and special robots, plays the experience of international competition with mature micro energy under the guidance of Intel and recruits intelligent robot innovation projects all over the world.

2018AIWIN also collects the mature artificial intelligence industry solutions from the international and domestic artificial intelligence enterprises, and grants the SAIL (Shanghai AI Leader) award to the best artificial intelligence project with the highest quality and the most valuable application value. The SAIL award will be the highest award in this innovation competition decided by the review group from the academic, enterprise, top investment institutions and famous scientific and technological media.

SAIL solutions will be officially launched in August, the corresponding evaluation work will be completed in mid-September through the strict preliminary trial and retrial process, and the award winner will be officially announced at the world AI conference.

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