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Intl seminar on AI to identify priorities for HCM City management

Update: September, 20/2019 - 08:43
HCM City will roll out a programme on AI application for 2019-2020. — Photo Bnews.vn

HCM CITY — An international seminar in artificial intelligence (AI) research and recommendations for HCM City will be held on September 25 in HCM City that is expected to attract 400 domestic and foreign experts and managers, including from the World Bank and Microsoft.

Organised by the city’s People’s Committee and the World Bank, the seminar is expected to help the city identify priorities in AI application such as such transport, health care, high-tech agriculture, tourism, environment, water supply and sewage, and electricity, according to Dương Anh Đức, director of the city’s Department of Information and Communications.

The city began applying AI policies in 2018, especially for smart city planning. In 2019 and 2020, the southern hub plans to launch a contest that aims to identify solutions for AI application in knowledge-intensive sectors.

An AI training course will also be held on September 26 for local managers and officials. — VNS

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