AI Basic Research Youth Support Project Academic Salon Held in Beijing
On September 3, the “CAAI AI Basic Research Youth Support Academic Salon” was held in Beijing, co-hosted by the training and talent service center of the China Association for Science and Technology and the CAAI. The salon was presided over by Professor Han Honggui, Vice President of the Graduate School of the Beijing University of Technology, who was selected as a member of the China Association for Science and Technology’s Youth Talent Support Project (the “Youth Support Project” for short), Wang Ziyuan and Qi Jiaru, Program Directors of the Training and Talent Service Center of the China Association for Science and Technology, as well as more than 30 Youth Support Project member from Tsinghua University, Nankai University, Nanjing University, Beijing University of Technology, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Hefei University of Technology, Ningxia University, CAS Automation Institute, Beijing Mainline Technology Co., Ltd. and experts and young scholars from the field of artificial intelligence participate in this academic salon online or offline.
At the beginning of the event, Professor Sun Fuchun, Vice-President of CAAI and Professor from Tsinghua University, said that CAAI should make its own characteristics on the Youth Support platform. First of all, it needs to expand the influence of the Youth Support talents. Second, it needs to help young talent to step onto a new level as soon as possible. We also hope to have some new initiatives to support the talents.
Since the implementation of the China Association for Science and Technology Young Talents Support Project in 2015, CAAI has upheld the principle of fairness and justice, and has supported 12 outstanding young talents. At the salon, Professor Han Honggui, Deputy Dean of Graduate School of Beijing University of Technology, Mr. Zhang Tianlei, CEO of Beijing Mainline Technology Co., Ltd., Professor Gu Qian, Deputy Director of Engineering Research Center for Intelligent Perception and Autonomous Control of Beijing University of Technology, Researcher Zhang Lijun, School of Artificial Intelligence, Nanjing University, Associate Professor Qian Chao, School of Artificial Intelligence, Nanjing University, Associate Professor Shi Yinghuan, State Key Laboratory of Advanced Computer Software Technology, Nanjing University, Associate Reseacher Zhang Xuyao, State Key Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor Gong Chen, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Liu Hao, Deputy Director of the Department of Computer Science, School of Engineering from Ningxia University, Associate Professor Shen Wei, School of Computer Science, Nankai University, Associate Professor Wu Le, School of Computer and Information, Hefei University of Technology, Assistant Researcher Guo Yuchen, National Research Center for Information Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, and 12 young talents in terms of the basic research of AI made wonderful reports and provided suggestions with participating experts and young scientific and technological workers on the development of related technologies in basic research on artificial intelligence and the important contributions of young scholars in basic research on artificial intelligence.
Professor Ma Huadong, Deputy Secretary-general of CAAI; Rsearcher He Qing, Deputy Secretary-general of CAAI; Rsearcher Tao Jianhua, Deputy Director of the State Key Laboratory of Pattern Recognition of the Institute of Automation of the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Professor Chen Wenbai, Deputy Director of the CAAI Member Service Commission; Professor Liu Xuejun of the Beijing Institute of Petrochemical Technology; and Ms. Tang Zhu, Director of Higher Education Industry of Amazon Science and Technology Company participated as expert representatives in this Youth Support Project Academic Salon. The delegates at the meeting had an in-depth discussion on “Basic Research of AI” and put forward many constructive suggestions. They also agreed that this salon is a rare opportunity for mutual learning and exchange, to guide young talents to pay attention to the frontiers of AI and industrial development, and to set up an interactive platform for academic exchanges and production and learning for young talents. It has played an important role in promoting the transformation of scientific and technological achievements, improving the integrated development of science, technology and economy, and making suggestions for the development of disciplines.