From October 20-21, the 2018 Zhejiang Lab International Young Talent Forum was officially opened in the China Artificial Intelligence Town (Hangzhou). Ms. Yang Fan, Student Adviser of the Centre, attended the forum with ten (10) participants.
Zhejiang Lab was founded in September 2017 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, is the only new research institution in China with mixed ownership. Based on big data and cloud computing, the lab conducts major frontier basic and key technology research, and promotes organic interaction and deep integration of cutting-edge basic and applied technology research.
During the two-day forum, more than one hundred and fifty (150) young scientists from thirty-six (36) countries exchanged and discussed the cutting-edge hot spots in the fields of artificial intelligence and network information.
Prof. Zhu Shiqiang, Director of Zhejiang Lab gave welcome speech and introduced Zhejiang Lab to the audiences. Mr. Zhang Dan, Chief Scientist of the Robot Research Center of BBS Zhejiang Lab and academician of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, made a keynote report titled “Advancing and Integrating the Performance of Robotic Systems for the 21st Century Manufacturing”, introduced the world’s latest research results of parallel robot. Mr. Lu Hua, Associate Professor of computer science at Aalborg University in Denmark, presented Location Intelligence 2.0: A Data-Driven, AI-Enhanced Approach. Dr. Zhang Ji, Associate Professor of the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) gave speech about Outlier Detection from Big High-dimensional and Distributed Data Sources.
During the forum, five (5) sub-forums in five research areas were opened, including Sensing, Robot, Artificial Intelligence-Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence-Applications and Chip. In the group discussion, the delegates spoke enthusiastically and actively interacted and communicated with the academic team, the industry leader and the team of Zhijiang Lab.
On the second day of the conference, Zhejiang Lab was arranged a field trip to introduce Robot and Intelligence Machine (Zhejiang University), Zijingang Sci-tech Center and Dream Town.
The participants said that the trip to Hangzhou not only broadened their horizons, but also gave them a deeper understanding of the various fields of expertise. It was an unforgettable experience.