SHANGHAI, Jan. 10, 2017- The Appliance & Electronics World Expo (AWE) is going to take place in Shanghai, China from March 9-11, 2017. With the theme "Smart Home", the expo this year will be hosting numerous intelligent-related forums. Among these forums, the Global Technology Innovation Conference 2017 (GTIC) designed for more than a thousand participants is no doubt the blockbuster. This conference will be held on March 10.
GTIC is a conference and resource sharing platform dedicated to scientific and technological innovations focusing on new technological fields, such as artificial intelligence, VR/AR and intelligent drive. ZhiDX will partner with AWE, Jiguo, GfK and Tencent Technologies to co-sponsor this year's GTIC, which will revolve around the theme of "Intelligent Evolution, Reload the Future" and feature three major discussion topics -- "AI technology exchange," "intelligent drive" and "intelligent home living". A score of high profile guests including Head of Google Cloud Machine Learning, Fei-Fei Li; Amazon SVP, Dave Limp; Intel Corporate VP, Ian Yang; Baidu President, Yaqin Zhang; Microsoft Corporate SVP, Hsiao-Wuen Hon; Sogou CEO, Xiaochuan Wang; iFlyTech President, Yu Hu; Tesla Corporate VP, Yuxiang Ren; Sony SCE VP, Masayasu Ito; and Dyson CEO, Max Conze will be invited to share their technical expertise in contents related to intelligent drive, robots and intelligent home living.
Coextensively, this conference will initiate the GTIC Awards 2017, an innovative science and technology product selection contest. It will cover five primary segments -- "artificial intelligence", "intelligent drive", "intelligent entertainment", "intelligent home living", and "sports and health". Organizing committee, judging panel consisting of a hundred CEOs and another panel made up of a hundred chief editors constitute a three-pronged evaluation mechanism, and they will jointly assess and choose the winners.
Other than the GTIC, during the course of the AWE, about a dozen other high-end activities will be held. With a scale of eight exhibition halls totaling 110,000 square meters of space at SNIEC, audiences will be able to browse through brand new products from traditional home appliances, consumer electronics, to small appliances, and have the chance to experience first-hand tech trends. The AWE "Technology Park" will organize a series of activities including live robot battles, VR/AR games and AI challenges.