Sponsored by the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and jointly initiated by the Russian Union of Scientific and Engineering Associations (USEA), the First World Science and Technology Development Forum will take place in Beijing on October 16 and 17, 2019.
Designed to implement President Xi Jinping's thoughts on diplomacy, especially the proposal to build a community with a shared future for humanity, the forum will focus on the integration of technology with culture, education, economy and society in the context of the technological revolution and cultural diversity in the new era. It will study how to build new channels for people-to-people diplomacy in the field of science and technology, how to smooth channels for international science and technology exchanges and how to build high-level platforms for international science and technology exchanges and cooperation in China.
Themed "Science ·Technology · Development," the forum will be attended by experts, academicians, Nobel laureates, fellows of important science organizations, university presidents and entrepreneurs from both home and abroad.
The opening ceremony and main forum will be held on the morning of October 16. The main forum will highlight keynote speeches by ten heavyweight guests, the launch of the ten major science challenges in the development of human society 2019, the launch of the paddle industrial open-source deep learning platform, and a high-level dialogue between university presidents, heads of international science organizations and entrepreneurs.
On the afternoon of October 16, famous Chinese and foreign scientists, educators and entrepreneurs will be invited to three sub-forums to share their insights on technological revolution and industrial transformation, the integration of science and technology with education and culture, and the growth of young scientists and small and medium-sized enterprises respectively.
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