CAIS 2018

AI-Driving Force Empowers the Future


Sponsor: China Artificial Intelligence Industry Alliance(AIIA),Nanjing Municipal Government

Organizer: China Academy of Information and Communications Technology(CAICT),Nanjing Municipal Bureau of Commerce,Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone,Maker

September 6, 2018

Nanjing China


China Artificial Intelligence Summit 2018 (CAIS 2018) will grand opening at 09:00 am on September 6, 2018, at Zhonghua Hall in Nanjing International Expo Conference Center (Address: No.300 Jiangdong Middle Road, Nanjing, China). Since the first summit (CAIS 2017) on September 12, 2017, CAIS has become one of the top-level AI industrial conferences in China. The summit is jointly sponsored by China Artificial Intelligence Industry Alliance (AIIA) and Nanjing Municipal Government, and jointly organized by China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT) and Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone. It is co-organized by Maker and has strategic cooperation with ACM, AAAI, Sinovation Ventures, Plug and Play and other well-known institutions. With the theme of “AI - Driving Force Empowers the Future”, CAIS 2018 gathers international famous scientists, entrepreneurs and relevant representatives to discuss the present and the future of Artificial Intelligence in China.

Time:09:00 AM on September 6, 2018

Location:Nanjing International Expo Conference Center (Address: No.300 Jiangdong Middle Road, Nanjing, China).The opening ceremony is located in the Zhonghua Hall(Parallel forum:Zijin Hall, Yangzi Hall, 303)

Name:China Artificial Intelligence Summit 2018(CAIS 2018)

Theme:AI-Driving Force Empowers the Future!

Summit Highlights

Dialogue with famous AI big noise

As a TOP-level AI industrial event, CAIS 2018 will gather more than 50 internationalleaders in academia and industryand related representatives from AI fieldand some other related fields. we also have received supports from government, alliances, academia, industry and investment institutions. And many well-known academicians and top international scholars will share their cutting-edge views and insights in this summit.

Discussing hot topics in AI

The summit will focus on the bright points of the industry, especially in this year. At the same time, it sets up four summit forums for intelligent driving, AI chips, innovation and application of AI technologyand AI talentsand education. It invites representative leaders,companies and researchers from their own respective fields to give speeches or participatein Roundtable forum, to discuss the development of AI technology and industry. Among them, the AI Talents and Education Forum will focus on education, so we will invite leading experts from artificial intelligence colleges/artificial intelligence institutes to attend the summit, have a brainstorm, stir up the topicand explore more scientific methods for training AI talents.

Release authoritative industry report

In this summit, China Information and Communication Research Institute and the AI authorized institutionwill first launch the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence Technology and Applications. The China Artificial Intelligence Industry Development Alliance will also release the "China Artificial Intelligence Excellent Technology and Application Cases" and related special awards at the same time, and outline the 2018 Chinese artificial intelligence highlights.

"2018 Global Artificial Intelligence Application Competition" Awards Ceremony

In March of this year, with the theme of “AI Enabling New Era”, Nanjing government officially launched the “2018 Global Artificial Intelligence Application Contest” and centered on five aspects, which are Smart Driving, Intelligent Manufacturing, Intelligent Medicine, Smart Life and Smart City. It released 20 AI competition questions and launched 10 city roadshows in China and global roadshows, attracting more than 1,000 teams with 6 million yuanwinning prize pools. In this summit, the finals of the competition will be displayed and the winner will be officially announced.




  • China Artificial Intelligence Industry Alliance(AIIA)
  • Nanjing Municipal Government


  • China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT)
  • Nanjing Municipal Bureau of Commerce
  • Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone
  • Maker


  • Nanjing Municipal Commission of Development&Reform
  • Nanjing Municipal Commission of Economy&Information Technology
  • Nanjing Municipal Science and Technology Commission
  • Nanjing Internet Information Office

Support Units

  • Association for Computing Machinery(ACM)
  • American Association for Artificial Intelligence(AAAI)
  • China Computer Federation(CCF)
  • JiangSu Association of Artificial Intelligence(JSAI)
  • Nanjing Artificial Intelligence Industry Association(NJAI)

Cooperative Units

  • Nanjing•China AI Valley
  • Sinovation Ventures
  • Legend Star
  • Plug and Play
  • Amino Capital
  • Comet Labs
  • Synced
  • QbitAI
  • ICcafe
  • First Maker





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Nanjing International Expo Center

Nanjing International Expo Center is invested and built by Nanjing Hexi New Area State-owned Assets Management Holdings (Group) Co., Ltd., and operated by Nanjing Hexi Conference and Exhibition Co., Ltd. It is the masterpiece of American TVS company's collection of Chinese and Western architectural design. It combines the world's advanced design ideas and Nanjing regional features, forming a unique architectural style of “Huju Longpan”, which is grand and magnificent. Located in the center of Nanjing Hexi New Area, Nanjing International Expo Center is a modern exhibition venue integrating exhibitions, conferences, hotels and supporting services.

Train lines

  • Metro Line 10 or Line 2, get off at Yuantong Station, then walk for about 5 minutes from Exit 4
  • Tram Line 1, get off at Expo Center · Yuantong Station, then walk for about 5 minutes

Bus Routes

  • 109 Road, b2 Road (Jiangdong Middle Road, Jinling Convention Center Station)
  • 85 Road (Hexi Street, Yuantong East Station)
  • 134 Road (Hexi Street, Yuantong West Station)
  • 109 Road (Jiangdong Middle Road·Yuantong Station)

Nearby Hotels

Nanjing International Expo Center Hotel 230m (025)87708888
Nanjing Xinhua Media Yuehai International Hotel 520m (025)58681888
International Youth Conference Hotel (Shuangzilou Branch) 750m (025)86538888
Nanjing Golden Fairmont Hotel 1210m (025)86728888
Nanjing Hanyuelou Hotel 2300m (025)68176000



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