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Digital civilization dialogue set for Qufu| Updated: June 16, 2023

The World Internet Conference Dialogue on Digital Civilization will take place in Qufu, a county-level city in Jining, from June 25 to 27. This year's theme, "The Age of Artificial Intelligence (AI): Building a Digital World of Exchange, Mutual Learning, and Inclusiveness", will focus on the impact of AI on human civilization.

Ren Xianliang, secretary-general of the World Internet Conference, announced that the conference would address the challenges and opportunities that AI brings to modern society. Attendees can expect engaging discussions on the confluence of traditional and digital civilizations, while the main forum tackles subjects like "Building Secure and Trustworthy AI" and "AI Empowering a Thousand Industries".

Ren emphasized the event's comprehensive platforms for communication and collaboration. Key features include high-end dialogue platforms for members, the introduction of an AI initiative to boost public welfare, and the celebration of the creative transformation of Chinese traditional culture - exemplified by Confucian thought - into the digital age.

Distinguished representatives from international organizations such as UNESCO, the World Economic Forum, and leading enterprises like Alibaba and Baidu will gather alongside global top experts and scholars to explore the development and global governance of the AI technology industry.

Additionally, dozens of academic experts from social organizations, high-end think tanks, universities, and research institutions around the world will attend, offering valuable insights and suggestions for the AI technology industry's advancement and management.