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National Postdoctoral Academic Forum kicks off in Hengqin
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2016/12/12
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The National Postdoctoral Academic Forum kicked off in Hengqin New Area, Zhuhai, Guangdong Province, on Dec.10. Nearly 100 postdoctoral researchers, scholars and experts from across the country gathered to share the latest academic achievements while also exploring new applications.

With thetheme of "New Type of Smart City and Global Outlook in the Era of Big Data," this year's forum provides a platform for academic communication as well as strengthened exchanges and cooperation in the fields of big data, internet plus, smart city, smart FTZ and cloud computing. Together, such aspects will facilitate the construction and development of new types of smart cities including Hengqin.

Secretary General Xia Wenfeng of China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, Deputy Inspector He Dong of Guangdong Provincial Department of Human Resources and Social Security, and Liu Jia, member of Standing Committee of Zhuhai Municipal Party Committee and secretary of Party Committee of Hengqin New Area, attended the forum's opening ceremony.

At the forum's opening ceremony, a total of 18 postdoctoral researchers received awards for outstanding dissertations submitted to the organizing committee. During the three following panel discussions, 15 postdoctoral researchers will deliver prepared speeches on three topics: big data, smart cities andnetwork and intelligent recognition.

This forum is jointly organized by the National Postdoctoral Administration Committee Office, the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation and the Guangdong Provincial Department of Human Resources and Social Security, and jointly hosted by the Leading Group Office of Hengqin New District Postdoctoral Work Station and Zhuhai Da Hengqin Technology Development Co. Ltd. The Zhuhai Hengqin New District Management Committee provides additional support.