18 Teams to Attend the Final of Digital China Innovation Contest, 2019 on May 7

  Press Conference   Press conference of the final of Digital China Innovation Contest, 2019 (DCIC 2019) was held on the afternoon of May 6. According to the news conference, a total of 18 winning teams from four regional finals will attend the final contest and awarding ceremony on May 7.   DCIC 2019 is a high-end core event of Digital China Summit, themed as “Software-empowered Digital Economy and Innovation-driven Digital China”. The Contest is sponsored by Fujian Provincial Leading Group Office of Digital Fujian Construction, Fujian Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology, Fuzhou Municipal People’s Government, China Center for Information Industry Development, Digital China Research Institute (Fujian) and China Internet Investment Found.   Centering on big data, artificial intelligence and industrial Internet, DCIC 2019 sets up six questions under the above three categories. These questions were fully launched online in January 2019 and the Contest comprises three stages: online preliminary contest, regional finals and the final contest.   The online preliminary contest lasting for more than two months produced 60 teams to four regional finals held in Shanghai, Xi’an, Beijing and Fuzhou from March 24 to April 4. 18 teams standing out from regional finals are about to attend DCIC 2019 final contest and awarding ceremony on May 7. In the final contest, public defense and evaluation meeting will be conducted on the excellent works of the 18 teams. Excellent data scientist teams and solutions will be screened out to promote the deep integration of new-generation information technologies and conventional industries, and facilitate the settlement of pain spots and tough issues in the development of digital economy.   Focusing on artificial intelligence, big data and industrial Internet, the Contest sets up six questions: Cultural Inheritance: Multi-scene Recognition of Chinese Calligraphy, Intelligent Tallying: AI Counting of Reinforcing Bars, Big Data Medicine: AI Diagnosis of Liver Cancer Images, Consumer Group Portrait: Intelligent Credit Rating, Intelligent Remedy of Offshore Windfarm SCADA Data Loss and Fault Early Warning of Concrete Pump Trucks and Concrete Pistons. All these questions have originated from practical application scenes in enterprises. They reflect the demands of social and industrial development and embody the concept of cultivating innovative talents according to demands. Statistics show that the Contest has attracted 8,915 contestants from 451 universities and 1,182 enterprises located in 23 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, 4 municipalities and 2 special administrative regions of China and 12 foreign countries. The number of valid works submitted is 29,554. There are 5,937 domestic student contestants, among whom 2,806 are from 42 universities of the “world-class universities” initiative including Tsinghua University, Peking University, Zhejiang University and University of Science and Technology of China. What’s more, there are 120 overseas students from 12 foreign countries including the USA, Australia, Britain, Japan and Canada. Some are from Stanford University, Oxford University, University of California, Berkeley, Waseda University and Nanyang Technological University and other world-renowned universities. There are 2,268 contestants from enterprises, including Microsoft, Intel, Inspur, Institute of Automation of CAS, Research Institute of Tsinghua of Pearl River Delta and other famous enterprises and research institutes .   According to Zhang Qingya, Secretary and Director of the CPC Committee of Fuzhou Big Data Development Administrative Committee, the Contest targets outstanding data scientists at home and abroad and aims to discover creative technological applications and business modes by setting up professional questions. It is expected to stimulate innovation potentials of contestants and address practical problems in all walks of life. It has a far-reaching influence in the development of digital economy.   

2019-05-06Fuzhou Daily    read: {{ h4871601}}

18 Teams to Attend the Final of Digital China Innovation Contest, 2019 on May 7

  Press Conference   Press conference of the final of Digital China Innovation Contest, 2019 (DCIC 2019) was held on the afternoon of May 6. According to the news conference, a total of 18 winning teams from four regional finals will attend the final contest and awarding ceremony on May 7.   DCIC 2019 is a high-end core event of Digital China Summit, themed as “Software-empowered Digital Economy and Innovation-driven Digital China”. The Contest is sponsored by Fujian Provincial Leading Group Office of Digital Fujian Construction, Fujian Provincial Department of Industry and Information Technology, Fuzhou Municipal People’s Government, China Center for Information Industry Development, Digital China Research Institute (Fujian) and China Internet Investment Found.   Centering on big data, artificial intelligence and industrial Internet, DCIC 2019 sets up six questions under the above three categories. These questions were fully launched online in January 2019 and the Contest comprises three stages: online preliminary contest, regional finals and the final contest.   The online preliminary contest lasting for more than two months produced 60 teams to four regional finals held in Shanghai, Xi’an, Beijing and Fuzhou from March 24 to April 4. 18 teams standing out from regional finals are about to attend DCIC 2019 final contest and awarding ceremony on May 7. In the final contest, public defense and evaluation meeting will be conducted on the excellent works of the 18 teams. Excellent data scientist teams and solutions will be screened out to promote the deep integration of new-generation information technologies and conventional industries, and facilitate the settlement of pain spots and tough issues in the development of digital economy.   Focusing on artificial intelligence, big data and industrial Internet, the Contest sets up six questions: Cultural Inheritance: Multi-scene Recognition of Chinese Calligraphy, Intelligent Tallying: AI Counting of Reinforcing Bars, Big Data Medicine: AI Diagnosis of Liver Cancer Images, Consumer Group Portrait: Intelligent Credit Rating, Intelligent Remedy of Offshore Windfarm SCADA Data Loss and Fault Early Warning of Concrete Pump Trucks and Concrete Pistons. All these questions have originated from practical application scenes in enterprises. They reflect the demands of social and industrial development and embody the concept of cultivating innovative talents according to demands. Statistics show that the Contest has attracted 8,915 contestants from 451 universities and 1,182 enterprises located in 23 provinces, 5 autonomous regions, 4 municipalities and 2 special administrative regions of China and 12 foreign countries. The number of valid works submitted is 29,554. There are 5,937 domestic student contestants, among whom 2,806 are from 42 universities of the “world-class universities” initiative including Tsinghua University, Peking University, Zhejiang University and University of Science and Technology of China. What’s more, there are 120 overseas students from 12 foreign countries including the USA, Australia, Britain, Japan and Canada. Some are from Stanford University, Oxford University, University of California, Berkeley, Waseda University and Nanyang Technological University and other world-renowned universities. There are 2,268 contestants from enterprises, including Microsoft, Intel, Inspur, Institute of Automation of CAS, Research Institute of Tsinghua of Pearl River Delta and other famous enterprises and research institutes .   According to Zhang Qingya, Secretary and Director of the CPC Committee of Fuzhou Big Data Development Administrative Committee, the Contest targets outstanding data scientists at home and abroad and aims to discover creative technological applications and business modes by setting up professional questions. It is expected to stimulate innovation potentials of contestants and address practical problems in all walks of life. It has a far-reaching influence in the development of digital economy.   

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The 2nd Digital China Summit Opens in Fuzhou

  Scene of the Summit.   Photo by Li Yonghua   The 2nd Digital China Summit was held in the presence of over 1,500 guests in Fuzhou, Fujian Province in the morning of May 6. The Summit theme is: fully implement the new development philosophy, using IT application to foster new growth drivers, make further progress, and achieve greater success. Huang Kunming, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the CPC and Minister of Publicity Department of the CPC, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a keynote speech.   

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The 2nd Digital China Summit Opens in Fuzhou

  Scene of the Summit.   Photo by Li Yonghua   The 2nd Digital China Summit was held in the presence of over 1,500 guests in Fuzhou, Fujian Province in the morning of May 6. The Summit theme is: fully implement the new development philosophy, using IT application to foster new growth drivers, make further progress, and achieve greater success. Huang Kunming, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the CPC and Minister of Publicity Department of the CPC, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a keynote speech.   

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Huang Kunming: Give Full Rein to the Driving and Guiding Role of Informatization to Promote Quality Development

  In the opening ceremony of the 2nd Digital China Summit, Huang Kunming emphasized on giving full rein to the driving and guiding role of informatization to promote quality development.   On May 6, Huang Kunming, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the CPC and Minister of Publicity Department of the CPC, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a keynote speech, during which he emphasized the necessity to deeply implement President Xi’s important thoughts on Internet-based development, actively promote the development of the Digital China program and Intelligent Society program and give full rein to the driving and guiding role of informatization to promote quality development.   As Huang pointed out, the historic junction of the ever-developing information revolution and the great revival of the Chinese people had injected enormous vigor and vitality into China’s economic reform, opening-up and socialist modernization initiative. Therefore, it was necessary to closely grasp the favorable timing of the new-round science and technology revolution and the important period of strategic opportunity for the development of China, turn the second-mover advantage in Internet technological innovation, the leadership advantage in technology application and the market advantage into the development edge in digital economy and thus set a new milestone in the development of the Digital China program.   As Huang emphasized, it was necessary to highlight the importance of making breakthroughs in core technologies, give full rein to the role of various innovation makers, strengthen intellectual property protection and promote the sustainability of innovation; insist on the early construction of information infrastructures, promote the integration and sharing of urban and rural information resources, establish a smooth channel of information flow, narrow the gap in digitalization and provide new development initiatives for the digital economy; insist on digitalization-based industrial restructuring, facilitate the green upgrading of conventional industries, explore for new technologies, new industrial modes and new business modes and foster new sources of economic growth; insist on bringing benefits and conveniences to citizens, diversify the channels and carriers of public services and increase the equalization, generality and convenience level of public services; insist on opening-up, cooperation and win-win partnership, strengthen cooperation with other countries in Internet development and integrate into the global development of digital economy with a more open attitude.   

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Huang Kunming: Give Full Rein to the Driving and Guiding Role of Informatization to Promote Quality Development

  In the opening ceremony of the 2nd Digital China Summit, Huang Kunming emphasized on giving full rein to the driving and guiding role of informatization to promote quality development.   On May 6, Huang Kunming, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee, Secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the CPC and Minister of Publicity Department of the CPC, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a keynote speech, during which he emphasized the necessity to deeply implement President Xi’s important thoughts on Internet-based development, actively promote the development of the Digital China program and Intelligent Society program and give full rein to the driving and guiding role of informatization to promote quality development.   As Huang pointed out, the historic junction of the ever-developing information revolution and the great revival of the Chinese people had injected enormous vigor and vitality into China’s economic reform, opening-up and socialist modernization initiative. Therefore, it was necessary to closely grasp the favorable timing of the new-round science and technology revolution and the important period of strategic opportunity for the development of China, turn the second-mover advantage in Internet technological innovation, the leadership advantage in technology application and the market advantage into the development edge in digital economy and thus set a new milestone in the development of the Digital China program.   As Huang emphasized, it was necessary to highlight the importance of making breakthroughs in core technologies, give full rein to the role of various innovation makers, strengthen intellectual property protection and promote the sustainability of innovation; insist on the early construction of information infrastructures, promote the integration and sharing of urban and rural information resources, establish a smooth channel of information flow, narrow the gap in digitalization and provide new development initiatives for the digital economy; insist on digitalization-based industrial restructuring, facilitate the green upgrading of conventional industries, explore for new technologies, new industrial modes and new business modes and foster new sources of economic growth; insist on bringing benefits and conveniences to citizens, diversify the channels and carriers of public services and increase the equalization, generality and convenience level of public services; insist on opening-up, cooperation and win-win partnership, strengthen cooperation with other countries in Internet development and integrate into the global development of digital economy with a more open attitude.   

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Digital China Summit opens in eastern China

  Photo taken on May 5, 2019 shows the Fuzhou Strait International Conference & Exhibition Center where the 2nd Digital China Exhibition takes place in Fuzhou, East China's Fujian province. The 2nd Digital China Exhibition runs from May 5 to 9 at the Fuzhou Strait International Conference & Exhibition Center. [Photo/Xinhua]   FUZHOU - The second Digital China Summit opened Monday in East China's Fujian province, offering a glimpse into the latest trends in digital technology that are rapidly penetrating the country's government departments and companies.   Technologies from driverless vendor vehicles and facial recognition security checks to 5G networks are being used at the event in the city of Fuzhou. An official report reviewing the country's digital construction in 2018 will also be issued at the event.   The summit from May 6 to 8 aims to serve as a platform for issuing China's policies on IT development and displaying the achievements and experience of e-government and the digital economy.   More than 1,500 officials, company representatives and scholars are attending the event, which is co-organized by the Cyberspace Administration of China, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Fujian provincial government.

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Digital China Summit opens in eastern China

  Photo taken on May 5, 2019 shows the Fuzhou Strait International Conference & Exhibition Center where the 2nd Digital China Exhibition takes place in Fuzhou, East China's Fujian province. The 2nd Digital China Exhibition runs from May 5 to 9 at the Fuzhou Strait International Conference & Exhibition Center. [Photo/Xinhua]   FUZHOU - The second Digital China Summit opened Monday in East China's Fujian province, offering a glimpse into the latest trends in digital technology that are rapidly penetrating the country's government departments and companies.   Technologies from driverless vendor vehicles and facial recognition security checks to 5G networks are being used at the event in the city of Fuzhou. An official report reviewing the country's digital construction in 2018 will also be issued at the event.   The summit from May 6 to 8 aims to serve as a platform for issuing China's policies on IT development and displaying the achievements and experience of e-government and the digital economy.   More than 1,500 officials, company representatives and scholars are attending the event, which is co-organized by the Cyberspace Administration of China, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Fujian provincial government.

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Digital China Summit: Top tech executives share their visions

  The second Digital China Summit kicked off on Monday in Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian province, attracting representatives of companies such as Tencent, Baidu, Huawei and Ant Financial to share their insights on digital development.   The summit, which will last until Wednesday, has placed various topics on agenda, including e-government, big data, smart society and internet of things.   Here are some of the voices heard from enterprise leaders at the event that offer a glimpse of the current progress in the digitalization field.   Pony Ma Huateng delivers a speech at the second Digital China Summit in Fuzhou on May 6, 2019. [Photo by Hu Meidong/chinadaily.com.cn]   Pony Ma said industrial internet is becoming an important carrier of digital industrialization and industrial digitalization.   Informationization is the biggest variable in the new round of science and technology industry revolution in the world, he said.   Ma added, to turn the variable into the largest increment in enterprises' innovation and development, industrial internet needs to act as a converter.   Robin Li Yanhong delivers a speech at the second Digital China Summit in Fuzhou on May 6, 2019. [Photo by Hu Meidong/chinadaily.com.cn]   When China's digitalization process meets artificial intelligence, Li said, countries, cities, industries and enterprises all have the opportunity to play their own advantages, seizing the opportunity to tap the huge value buried in the data and creating an intelligence feast with Chinese characteristics for the world.   Hu Xiaoming introduces the supET Industrial Platform-as-a-Serivce (PaaS) during the fifth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, on Nov 7, 2018. [Photo/IC]   Hu said China has been far ahead in building digital China by joint efforts made by government, enterprises and technological innovation.   Wu Manqing delivers a speech at a forum in Beijing on Nov 16, 2018. [Photo/IC]   Wu said beyond network, modern information infrastructure needs connectivity of things and data, while ensuring co-governance, co-construction, and sharing.   Guo Wei speaks at a summit in Beijing on Nov 30, 2018. [Photo/IC]   Guo said China should be guided by the strategic thinking of digital China, rely on the core technology of independent innovation to develop digital China based on digital Fujian.   It should start with government construction, and with the help of big data, a governing framework of co-construction, co-governance and sharing is going to shape up, he said, adding all of these contribute to win the battle against poverty and build a digital China.   Sun Pishu attends a sub-forum of the fifth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, on Nov 8, 2018. [Photo/IC]   Sun pointed out three elements in building a smart government: government cloud, government data operation and government service portals.   The logo of WeBank is seen on a smartphone. [Photo/IC]   Inclusive finance has to build up on four factors: accessible, affordable, appropriate and sustainable, Jiang said.   Still, he admitted technology also plays a key role in this area through improving efficiency and users' experience, supporting large-scale business, lowing cost and controlling risks.   A woman walks past a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing on July 4, 2018. [Photo/IC]   According to Jiang, Huawei discovered that the digital economy has expanded at a rate of 2.5 times of GDP growth over the past 15 years, based on the company's study of economic development and model in 79 countries.   Jiang said the more developed the country is, the higher proportion the digital economy enjoys, the research showed.   

2019-05-07CHINADAILY    read: {{ h4871582}}

Digital China Summit: Top tech executives share their visions

  The second Digital China Summit kicked off on Monday in Fuzhou, the capital of Fujian province, attracting representatives of companies such as Tencent, Baidu, Huawei and Ant Financial to share their insights on digital development.   The summit, which will last until Wednesday, has placed various topics on agenda, including e-government, big data, smart society and internet of things.   Here are some of the voices heard from enterprise leaders at the event that offer a glimpse of the current progress in the digitalization field.   Pony Ma Huateng delivers a speech at the second Digital China Summit in Fuzhou on May 6, 2019. [Photo by Hu Meidong/chinadaily.com.cn]   Pony Ma said industrial internet is becoming an important carrier of digital industrialization and industrial digitalization.   Informationization is the biggest variable in the new round of science and technology industry revolution in the world, he said.   Ma added, to turn the variable into the largest increment in enterprises' innovation and development, industrial internet needs to act as a converter.   Robin Li Yanhong delivers a speech at the second Digital China Summit in Fuzhou on May 6, 2019. [Photo by Hu Meidong/chinadaily.com.cn]   When China's digitalization process meets artificial intelligence, Li said, countries, cities, industries and enterprises all have the opportunity to play their own advantages, seizing the opportunity to tap the huge value buried in the data and creating an intelligence feast with Chinese characteristics for the world.   Hu Xiaoming introduces the supET Industrial Platform-as-a-Serivce (PaaS) during the fifth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, on Nov 7, 2018. [Photo/IC]   Hu said China has been far ahead in building digital China by joint efforts made by government, enterprises and technological innovation.   Wu Manqing delivers a speech at a forum in Beijing on Nov 16, 2018. [Photo/IC]   Wu said beyond network, modern information infrastructure needs connectivity of things and data, while ensuring co-governance, co-construction, and sharing.   Guo Wei speaks at a summit in Beijing on Nov 30, 2018. [Photo/IC]   Guo said China should be guided by the strategic thinking of digital China, rely on the core technology of independent innovation to develop digital China based on digital Fujian.   It should start with government construction, and with the help of big data, a governing framework of co-construction, co-governance and sharing is going to shape up, he said, adding all of these contribute to win the battle against poverty and build a digital China.   Sun Pishu attends a sub-forum of the fifth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province, on Nov 8, 2018. [Photo/IC]   Sun pointed out three elements in building a smart government: government cloud, government data operation and government service portals.   The logo of WeBank is seen on a smartphone. [Photo/IC]   Inclusive finance has to build up on four factors: accessible, affordable, appropriate and sustainable, Jiang said.   Still, he admitted technology also plays a key role in this area through improving efficiency and users' experience, supporting large-scale business, lowing cost and controlling risks.   A woman walks past a Huawei store at a shopping mall in Beijing on July 4, 2018. [Photo/IC]   According to Jiang, Huawei discovered that the digital economy has expanded at a rate of 2.5 times of GDP growth over the past 15 years, based on the company's study of economic development and model in 79 countries.   Jiang said the more developed the country is, the higher proportion the digital economy enjoys, the research showed.   

2019-05-07CHINADAILY    read: {{ h4871582}}

Fuzhou Municipal Public Service Center Starts to Use a Data Screen of Government Services

  Citizens are informed of the queuing situation through a data screen of government services.   At the gate of Fuzhou Municipal Public Service Center, a screen shows the current processing data in real time. For example, the average queuing time is 12.31 minutes, and the average service time is 6.69 minutes. “They work so fast”, said Liu Xinyuan. Though visiting the center for the first time, Liu was assured seeing the real-time processing data on the screen.   The journalist learned that based on the function of government services data screen and features of services handled at the Fuzhou Municipal Administrative Service Center, the Public Service Center started to use this screen around the Spring Festival. Various data of “service environment” are shown on the screen, including the number of windows in service and waiting people, the average queuing time and the crowding degree in the recent month.   An official of Municipal Administrative Service(Public) Center said that compared with the Administrative Service Center, the Public Service Center has more visitors per day, so the data display of government services emphasizes more on “real time”. “The latest data of the number taking system are presented in real time for citizens to learn current situation and arrange their time better.”   Connected with windows’ evaluation system, the data screen also broadcasts ratings given by citizens when services are completed, so as to improve the service.   To bring more convenience to citizens, the Public Service Center also plans to subdivide the data of each window and present them on electronic screens inside the hall.   

2019-02-10Fujian Southeast Network    read: {{ h4836237}}

Fuzhou Municipal Public Service Center Starts to Use a Data Screen of Government Services

  Citizens are informed of the queuing situation through a data screen of government services.   At the gate of Fuzhou Municipal Public Service Center, a screen shows the current processing data in real time. For example, the average queuing time is 12.31 minutes, and the average service time is 6.69 minutes. “They work so fast”, said Liu Xinyuan. Though visiting the center for the first time, Liu was assured seeing the real-time processing data on the screen.   The journalist learned that based on the function of government services data screen and features of services handled at the Fuzhou Municipal Administrative Service Center, the Public Service Center started to use this screen around the Spring Festival. Various data of “service environment” are shown on the screen, including the number of windows in service and waiting people, the average queuing time and the crowding degree in the recent month.   An official of Municipal Administrative Service(Public) Center said that compared with the Administrative Service Center, the Public Service Center has more visitors per day, so the data display of government services emphasizes more on “real time”. “The latest data of the number taking system are presented in real time for citizens to learn current situation and arrange their time better.”   Connected with windows’ evaluation system, the data screen also broadcasts ratings given by citizens when services are completed, so as to improve the service.   To bring more convenience to citizens, the Public Service Center also plans to subdivide the data of each window and present them on electronic screens inside the hall.   

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Annual Best of the 1st Digital China Summit

  

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Annual Best of the 1st Digital China Summit

  

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Policy Release Event of the 1st Digital China Summit

  

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Policy Release Event of the 1st Digital China Summit

  

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Silk Road Sub-forum of the 1st Digital China Summit

  

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Silk Road Sub-forum of the 1st Digital China Summit

  

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