The 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference will be held in Pudong World Expo area (main venue) and Xuhui Binjiang area (parallel session) from 29 to 31 August, with the theme of "Intelligent Connectivity, Infinite Possibilities". As the conference enters the countdown stage, the guest lineup of this WAIC main forum is also unveiled gradually. Among them, Li Yong, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, has confirmed his presence at WAIC 2019.
Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
LI Yong, Director General, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), has had an extensive career as a senior economic and financial policy-maker. As Vice-Minister of Finance of the People’s Republic of China and member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank for a decade, Mr. LI was involved in setting and harmonizing fiscal, monetary and industrial policies, and in supporting sound economic growth in China. He played a key role in China’s cooperation with multilateral development organizations, such as the World Bank Group and the Asian Development Bank.
On August 29, the 2019 World Artificial Intelligence Conference will kick off on both sides of the Huangpu River in Shanghai. At that time, Li Yong, Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, will attend and deliver a speech at the WAIC 2019.