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World Robot Conference 2018 to be conducted in Beijing

The 2018 World Robot Conference will be held in Beijing from Aug 15 to 19.

  • The Conference will be organized by-
    1. China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)
    2. Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)
    3. Beijing Municipal People’s Government
  • A robot competition will be held during the conference in which the participants will compete in five categories.
  • The event will witness more than 12,000 competing teams from more than 10 countries and regions.
  • The basic objective of the Conference is to stimulate passion and innovation in the robot industry, and help with research and development
  • The WRC 2018 will offer a venue where academic thoughts can be exchanged at high levels and the latest achievements demonstrated.
  • The topic of interest at the WRC 2018 would be –
      • Robots
      • AI (Artificial Intelligence)
      • Automation
      • Robotics and Control Systems
  • The WRC Symposium on Advanced Robotics and Automation (WRC SARA 2018) will be held as a special technical meeting during the World Robot Conference (WRC).
  • The first WRC was held in 2015, and has since then continued to grow into the world’s largest-scale and top-level conference for academics and industrialists in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence fields.

Expected Questions

Question 1. What is the venue for the World Robot Conference (WRC) 2018?
Beijing, China

Question 2. When was the 1st WRC held?
2015

Question 3. Where was the WRC 2017 held?
Beijing, China

Question 4. Who is the current PM of China?
Xi Jinping

Question 5. Which city was earlier known as Peking?
Beijing

World Robot Conference 2018 to be conducted in Beijing World Robot Conference 2018 to be conducted in Beijing Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 11, 2018 Rating: 5

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