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2020 ZGC Forum Opened, Gathering Global Technology Leaders to Offer “Suggested” Answers about the Future

Origin:ZGC Forum Time:2020-09-19

Meet challenges with cooperation and innovation. Today, the 2020 Zhongguancun Forum opened. The opening meeting focused on "people's well-being under the influence of the global epidemic" for ideas exchanges and sharing.



15 guests from home and abroad will take you into the world of future science and technology. 



The opening ceremony of the 2020 Zhongguancun Forum stopped here. Let's walk into the precious moment with the highest "intelligence density". 


01 Reach the Forefront of Technology


Seek truth and benefit mankind. There is always someone who sticks to it. Sir Gregory P. Winter, the winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and former head of Trinity College Cambridge, called for "cooperation in science and technology to meet global challenges".



"Perhaps when we look back ten years later, COVID-19 and the consequent wave of innovation actually show the world a better direction", he said confidently at the end of his speech.


James Fraser Stoddart, the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry and professor at Northwestern University, made a speech themed on reform-driven innovation, which told us how the lighthouse effect of innovation and reform happened.


"The pressure of 10 million Eiffel towers built on your fingertips can be done by extreme path." Gerard Mourou, the winner of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics and professor at Ecole Polytechnique Senior College, described how technology works for the benefit of mankind in his speech on intense light, ultra high-intense laser and their applications.



Professor Efim Zelmanov, the winner of the Fields Medal is not only a top scientist but also a good storyteller. When he explained mathematics as an important cornerstone of the current information technology revolution in simple terms, the online and offline audiences were all attracted to his speech.



"Mathematics is half science and half art." His speech showed the online and offline audiences the magic of mathematics to promote the development of the world.



02 Draw a new blueprint for technology   Academician Wang Chen mainly analyzed China's medical and health services and health industry, the prominent problems in the current development and solutions with his keen insight.



"Our goal is to quickly find and prepare high-purity neutralizing antibody medicines that can be injected into patients instead of blood plasma." Xie Xiaoliang, Li Zhaoji Chair Professor at Peking University and director of biomedical cutting-edge innovative center of Peking University, provided a new solution to overcome the epidemic situation.



Cheng Jing, the academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, revealed that science and technology is changing the direction of our life in his speech on "technological innovation and health protection".



"Through the construction of the theory of traditional Chinese medical science on the science of channels and collaterals, we make a great breakthrough in the treatment of vasculopathy with traditional Chinese medicine." Wu Yiling, the academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and founder of collateral disease discipline of traditional Chinese medical science, shared the "Chinese practice" of collateral disease research and translational medicine. 




"Transformation of data into information is what really drives the computing next decade." Michael Mayberry, the Intel's Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, made a speech on the technology of "the future of computing: creation changes the world", outlining the future of computing for us. 



03 Open a new prospect for the economy   "In the next decade, if we attach a label to China's economy, I think it will be an intelligent economy."



Where is the "new" prospect of an intelligent economy? Robin Li, the founder, chairman and CEO of Baidu, shared his incisive views and led audiences to experience the intelligence of all things. "Technology makes the world simpler, and we also hope that technology can really promote the rapid growth of China's economy," Robin Li said. 


This year, more than 10 billion yuan has been invested in research and development, and efforts have been made in hard & core technology. Lei Jun, the founder, chairman and CEO of Xiaomi Group, gave a speech on the Xiaomi's scientific and technological innovation, and reexamined the vision, mission, dream and goal. He told us that the key to keep running and keep the DNA of entrepreneurship and innovation in the blood.



"Viruses know no borders, and so does the next crisis. We need forums like the Zhongguancun Forum more than ever to help promote dialogue and innovation. "



Pascal Soriot, the Global CEO of AstraZeneca, made a speech on the enlightenment of the COVID-19 epidemic for innovation, and believed that only dialogue and cooperation can ensure that the society is more resilient, healthy and prosperous. 



04 Open a new path for cooperation   "Knowledge and innovation cannot flow in one direction. China is a key research partner." Jean Eric Paquet discussed the importance of EU Innovation and cooperation with China.



Chen Kuan, the founder and CEO of Beijing Infervision Technology Co., Ltd., told the story of Zhongguancun science and technology enterprises going global through scientific and technological innovation. The ideal of "artificial intelligence helping build a global community of common health" is being realized.



"There are millions of people in the world who are suffering from Parkinson's disease. There is no border to fight Parkinson's disease and international cooperation is needed." Randy W. Schekman, the winner of 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine and professor at the University of California, Berkeley, shared methods of international cooperation for understanding the pathogenesis of Parkinson's disease.




2020 Zhongguancun Forum showed the vitality of China and the vitality of science and technology innovation interconnecting the world.





As a weathervane of scientific and technological innovation and a watchtower of cutting-edge trends, the parallel forum has opened. Please come to the 2020 Zhongguancun Forum to find out the answer about what the future looks like!


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    Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China   Chinese Academy of Science   China Association for Science and Technology  The People's Government of Beijing Municipality
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    Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China   Chinese Academy of Engineering   National Intellectual Property Administration,PRC   China Council for the Promotion of International Trade    World Intellectual Property Organization  International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation
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