assisted members of the Organizing Committee of the 5th China
Information Technology Expo (CITE 2017) in organizing logistics and moderating
a press conference to announce and introduce the event on January 6th
in Las Vegas during CES 2017. The press
conference was held in concurrence with a visit to CES by a special delegation
from China, which included members of the Ministry of Industry, Trade, and
Tourism; the Shenzhen Economy, Trade, & Information Commission; and other
associations and organizations involved in CITE 2017. Over the course of the weekend, NAROS staff also
accompanied the delegation to visit companies from Shenzhen on display at CES.
purpose of the conference was to introduce CITE 2017. Mr. Wu Shengwu, Deputy Director General of
the MIIT Electronics Department, first introduced the current state of the
information technology industry in China.
This led into an introduction of the IT industry development in
Shenzhen, presented by Mr. Hu Xiaoqing, Deputy Director of the Economy, Trade,
and Information Commission of Shenzhen Municipality. Following the introductions, Mr. Chen Wenhai,
Secretary General of the CITE Organizing Committee, presented an overview of
CITE 2017, which will take place April 9 – 11.
After the CITE introduction, the China Video
Industry Association held the Video China Brand Awards Ceremony, for successful
enterprises in the flat panel and video display industry. The press conference then concluded with a
presentation by iFLYTEK Ltd. entitled “AI+: The Future is Coming,” in which Ms.
Ren Pingping, Chief Marketing Officer, introduced iFLYTEK’s translation
software and vision for AI and intelligent language in the future.