June 20th 2018 The 2018 Cross Intelligence Frontier Summit supported by Nanjing Municipal Government, sponsored by the Turing Artificial Intelligence Research Institute and hosted by QiXia District Government., co-organized by the Municipal Science and Technology Commission, was grandly opened in Nanjing. With the theme of “Assisting Artificial Intelligence and Creating the Future Independently”, this summit gathers world-class scientists, business leaders and related representatives in the fields of computer and artificial intelligence.
Academician Yao Qizhi, the world’s leading scientist in the field of computer science and dean of the Institute of Interdisciplinary Information at Tsinghua University, presided over the summit. Yao Mingzhi, John E. Hopcroft, Adi Shamir and other three Turing Award winners, Michael I. Jordan, academician of the US Academy of Sciences, Academy of Engineering, Academy of Arts and Sciences, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Professor Wu Jianping, Department of Computer Science and Technology of Tsinghua University. At the summit forum, guests discussed topics such as industrial innovation and China’s new role in global information technology innovation governance.
The summit gathered in the corporate and academic circles, and also received extensive attention from provincial and municipal leaders.