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Contributor: Xinhua News Agency
Thursday, March 01 2018 - 20:39
AsiaNet
Press Conference of China International Big Data Industry Expo 2018 Held in Beijing
BEIJING, China, Mar. 1, 2018 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

China International Big Data Industry Expo 2018, to be held in Guizhou, was 
officially announced at a press conference arranged by its organizing committee 
in Beijing on Feb 28th. Data security, Internet of Things (IoT), targeted 
poverty alleviation and the application of big data in the real economy and 
daily lives are among the themes of the 2018 Expo to be held on 26-29 May in 
Guiyang, capital of Guizhou Province. This is the fourth big data expo to be 
held in Guiyang.

The expo will hold five themed dialogues, covering artificial intelligence, 
data security, IoT, the sharing economy and targeted poverty alleviation. 
Professional forums will cover digitalised economic development, big data, 
blockchain, big data security and the integration of big data with people's 
livelihoods.

Also at the expo will be the China E-Commerce Development Summit. This will 
cover e-commerce governance, globalization, integration of e-commerce with 
other industries and cross-border trade. Leaders of e-commerce companies and 
civil societies are expected to hold dialogues to reach a new consensus on the 
sector.

Apple, Intel, Oracle, Dell, China Unicom, China Telecom, Alibaba, Tencent, 
Huawei, internet security firm 360 and leading speech recognition company 
iFlytek have confirmed their attendance.

The event is hosted by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), 
Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), Cyberspace 
Administration of China, and Guizhou Provincial People's Government. 400 
companies will participate and visitors can expect demonstrations of super 
computing, 5G technologies, blockchain 4.0, AR, VR, plus over 100 use cases of 
big data as well as tours of Guizhou's big data installations.

Source: China International Big Data Industry Expo Organizing Committee