Apart from the opening and closing ceremonies and meetings, 162 activities took place during Big Data Expo 2019, including 9 high-level dialogues, 53 professional and business forums, 18 exhibitions, 26 release conferences, 6 competitions, 24 serial activities and 26 other activities of cities.
The China International Big Data Industry Expo 2019, held from May 26 to 29 in the capital city of Guiyang, southwest China's Guizhou Province, has set new records by being attended by 448 enterprises, among which are 156 foreign companies, including 39 Fortune 500 firms.
At the Release Conference of Guiyang Blockchain Technology and Application Laboratory Sovereign Blockchain Ecology-RepChain on May 25 during Big Data Expo 2019, Whitfield Diffie, Winner of the Turing Award, delivered an impromptu speech in his debut at Big Data Expo, sharing his understanding of blockchain.
Bailey Whitfield Diffie, Chief Security Officer of Cryptic Labs, Member of the National Academy of Engineering and Foreign Member of the Royal Society, is known as "Father of Modern Cryptography" and "Founder of World Network Security".
As the world’s first big data-themed expo, it has seen four successful runs. 240 summits and forums have been held over the past four years, in which more than 130,000 participants acquired cooperative opportunities and professional communication chances.
The event mainly aimed to provide final coaching for the 20 finalist teams across the country, during which these teams could also get to know each other to help them with project development learning and cooperation in the future.
After impressive narration, demonstration and replies, 10 entering teams were scored by experts from multiple dimensions. Eventually Keepod, Pzartech Ltd. and Cosmo finished in the top three in the final of the Israeli division.
"One conference" is the summit during Big Data Expo 2019.
China International Big Data Fusion Innovation & AI Global Competition, "Journey of Big Data Expo", "Big Data Valley Night" and other thematic activities took place concurrently.
Electronic and Information Maker Contest & "Guizhou Cloud" Big Data Business Model Contest 2016 and Pain-point Seeker 2016 took place during Big Data Expo 2016.
Seven out of the world top 10 internet enterprises participated in the exposition, including 4 domestic enterprises and 3 out of 6 foreign enterprises.
Four halls were set up to showcase the latest big data technologies and products.
A growing number of overseas and Chinese companies are strengthening cooperation in the big data industry under the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, as corporate representatives said the high-tech industry would offer them more opportunities and enable them to share the dividends of the digital economy.
On May 27, the Forum on "Belt and Road" Big Data Innovation and Entrepreneurship Cooperation took place in Guiyang, bringing together big data experts, entrepreneurs and investors from over 10 countries, to discuss international cooperation in big data application and explore new ideas for big data development.
In 2018, the main business revenue of Big Data enterprises in Guiyang has exceeded 100 billion yuan, with an increase of 22.4%, and the integration index of big data with the real economy has reached 45.3.
Guiyang completed a total investment of 385.06 billion yuan in fixed investment in 2017, up over 3,000 times from 107.86 million yuan registered in 1978; registered GDP of 353.8 billion yuan, up over 300 times from 1.077 billion yuan registered in 1978.
The “Scheme” has clearly arranged six main tasks. First, the development and demonstration application of national and local standards for big data should be carried out to help the exchange and sharing as well as open security of government data.