World Intelligence Congress held in China

Added On May 18, 2019

A major conference for artificial intelligence (AI) researchers, tech industry leaders and policy-makers has highlighted opportunities in the sector and the need for better governance.
The third World Intelligence Congress, a four-day conference, is held in north China's Tianjin Municipality.
According to the organizer, the event has gathered more than 1,400 participants from over 40 countries and regions.
It includes forums, exhibitions, and competitions for unmanned cars and drones.
The opportunities of AI have lured tech companies such as Huawei, Alibaba, and General Electric, as well as research institutions and universities to  the conference.
In 2017, the State Council issued a plan for new generation AI. The plan said the AI industry should become a major new growth engine.
Over the years, China has applied AI in multiple fields including city planning, smart transport, social governance, health, agriculture, and national security.