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  • Shanghai to Host World AI Conference

    In the morning of August 18th, the 30-day countdown event of 2018 World Artificial Intelligence Conference was convened in the West Bund Xuhui Shanghai, and conference image film and logo were released. The image logo of 2018 World Artificial Intelligence Conference is based on “WAIC” initials of the “World Artificial Intelligence Conference” as the main elements, while 9 core elements above the letter icon represent 9 disciplines of AI philosophy, cognitive science, mathematics, computer science, information theory, control theory, neurophysiology, psychology and uncertainty theory, combined with dynamic design, to symbolize the rapid growth of global AI industry and infinite future possibilities. The 2018 World Artificial Intelligence Conference will be held in the West Bund Xuhui Shanghai from September 17th to 19th, co-organized by the National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Office of the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering and Shanghai Municipal People’s Government. The conference with the theme of “A New Era Energized by Artificial Intelligence”, will invite global AI elites to gather in Shanghai, and explore the development vision of new AI generation. Focusing on application experience and onsite display is a major feature of this conference, and it has designed 7 “AI+” application experience and exhibition themes including “AI+ Transportation”, “AI+ Finance”, “AI+ Retail”, “AI+ Health”, “AI+ Intelligent Production”, “AI+ Education” and “AI+ Service”, to reveal the philosophy of integrating technical innovation with industrial application. At present, more than 260 speakers have confirmed their participation, including more than 50 academic leaders of Nobel Prize and Turing Award winners, etc, more than 100 industrial leaders, as well as international organization and foreign government leaders. 81 enterprises join in the AI ​​application experience and 70 enterprises join in the exhibition. Besides, the central conference exhibition area upholds the theme of “Urban Smart Brain + Smart Core + Innovative Algorithm”, to reflect the three elements of “data, computing power, algorithm”, participated by Google, ARM, Huawei, Ali, Tencent, SenseTime and a number of Chinese and foreign enterprises. (Source: Xinmin Evening News; by Ye Wei)

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  • Shanghai Wukang Road Architecture Map Made its Debut

    City and Mountain Forest --- Shanghai Wukang Road Architecture Map made its debut during the Shanghai Book Fair this year. In Xuhui Old House Art Center at No.393 Wukang Road, the author Qiao Zhengyue and Zhang Xuefei shared the “past and present life” of Wukang Road with more than 100 readers, as well as many wonderful stories in the creative process. This is the 10th book in the “Urban Walking Book Series” of Tongji University Press. Shanghai Wukang Road Architecture Map focuses on 20 historical and cultural buildings on Wukang Road, to present the stories of architecture and people in architecture to the readers with marvelous and vivid words. The beginning “Urban Mountain Forest” and the ending “Mountain Forest City” are inextricably linked and ingeniously echoed, to render the author’s recognition on the beautiful urban space; namely, it resembles the Shanghai Wukang Road with both natural beauty of “mountain forest” and comfortable leisure of modern “city”, after rational planning and transformation. Academician Zheng Shiling pointed out that Wukang Road is not a grand narration, to win people’s praise by mass volume, great commemoration or ostentation. Here is the space for people’s daily life, where people can rest, play, date, read, chat, sit, bask in the sun and daze. It can inspire people’s creativity, and enable people to better love life and our city. (Source: Youth Daily; by Liu Xinlu)

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  • Family Neighborhood Festival Laser Running & Shooting Held in Xuhui Shanghai

    In the morning of August 18th, “Create Best Home Build Civilized City” 2018 10th Family Neighborhood Festival Parent-Child Laser Running & Shooting Fun Contest of Xuhui District was held at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University Xuhui Campus Basketball Hall. This event is co-hosted by Xuhui District Women’s Federation, Xuhui District Sports Bureau and Shanghai Jiao Tong University Women’s Committee, participated by nearly 200 people from more than 80 families. The reporter saw at the event site that in the parent-child fun contest, everyone was dressed in uniform clothes, shaking small flags in hands and cheering for the family members. After two rounds of soft ball-clapped jumping, Shiatsu sheet obstacle running and laser gun-shooting, six groups of families won the final victory. Through this event, parents also have a correct and comprehensive understanding of the children’s athletic ability. According to the organizer, this year is the tenth year for the Xuhui District Women’s Federation to organize the Family Neighborhood Festival Summer Parent-Child Fun Contest. In the future, it will adhere to the theme and mode of innovative items, to enhance parent-child affinity, and create healthy and positive family culture through the interactive family competition. (Source: thepaper.cn)

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  • Third Batch of Tibet-assisting Teachers from Xuhui District Set off

    A few days ago, 14 Tibet-assisting teachers from the Xuhui District Education System and forty more from other districts and counties of Shanghai gathered at the Xuhui Middle School to set off to Tibet. Wang Liyun, secretary of the CPC Working Committee of Xuhui Education Bureau, attended the farewell party. Wang Liyun talked with the teachers and their families, expressing her thanks and respect to them for their sense of responsibility. She urged the teachers to take care of themselves, try their best to do a good job in Tibet together with local teachers there, and promote the image of Shanghai teachers there. Wang also wished them good luck, hoping they can obtain beautiful life experience there while achieving fruitful work results. On the same day, the school leaders of those teachers also braved the summer heat to come to see them off.(Source: Youth Daily By Gao Caiyun)

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  • "Making Friends Through Mulan Quan" - Shanghai Amateur League "Changqiao Cup" Mulan Quan Boxing Competition

    Sponsored by the Shanghai Sports Bureau and Shanghai Sports Federation, hosted by the Shanghai Social Sports Management Center, and co-hosted by the Shanghai Xuhui District Sports Bureau, Shanghai Mulan Quan Boxing Association and Changqiao Sub-district Government, the 2018 Shanghai City Amateur League "Changqiao Cup" Mulan Quan Boxing Competition kicked off at the Shanghai Industrial and Commercial Foreign Language School recently. Nearly 1,000 Mulan Quan boxing enthusiasts from 18 teams from across the city participated in the final competition. In the competition, accompanied by melodious folk music, each contestant was full of passion, and vividly displayed the unique charm of Mulan Quan through their excellent performance of Mulan Quan moves, fan, and dance. Then, the professional judges scored their performance from four aspects: movement and posture, music rhythm and coordination, clothing and layout, and Mulan Quan boxing style. In the end, nine teams won the first prize in this competition and eight teams won the second prize. The Mulan Quan Boxing Team of the Primary School Affiliated to Shanghai Sports Vocational College was also invited to perform the 28-moves Mulan Quan Boxing during the event. In the first half of this year, in order to allow more young people to enjoy the joy of Mulan Quan Boxing, the Changqiao Sub-district Government promoted Mulan Quan Boxing among schools, and piloted the project at the Primary School Affiliated to Shanghai Sports Vocational College to set up a school team. The children from that team brought a wonderful live performance to the audience and won a big round of applause. According to the person in charge from the Changqiao Sub-district Community, the competition was aimed at promoting Mulan Quan fitness activity in the whole sub-district, as well as promoting the vigorous development of Mulan Quan culture, enhancing the exchanges and friendship among Mulan Quan fans in the city, and conveying the fitness concept to wider public.(Source: www.whb.cn By Chen Long and Fu Lin)

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