The three-day 2021 Global AI Product and Application Expo (AI Expo) opened in SIP on Sept 16, comprising exhibitions, forums, contests, awarding and other activities revolving around AI technologies.
The opening ceremony gathered a host of officials including Wu Qingwen, deputy secretary of CPC Suzhou Committee and acting mayor of Suzhou, Zhang Xu, deputy director of the Department of Strategy and Planning at the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), Mei Jianping, deputy director of the Department of High and New Technology at the MOST, and Shen Mi, member of the Standing Committee of CPC Suzhou Committee and secretary of CPC SIP Working Committee. Wu Qingwen and Mei Jianping addressed the event.
The “Annual Report on Development of New-generation AI Technology (2020-2021)” and the “AI Development Index of Chinese Cities (2020-2021)” were released, and the winners of the 2021 AI Expo awards were unveiled.
Apart from that, a number of tech companies including Baidu, Huawei, AISpeech and Iflytek signed the letter of commitment, promising to jointly build a good ecosystem for AI development.
September 16, 2021