Published: 10:01, April 14, 2024 | Updated: 10:03, April 14, 2024
HK World Youth Science Conference brings together Nobel laureates
By Xinhua
Attendees pose for a group photo during the opening ceremony of Hong Kong World Youth Science Conference and the Xiangjiang Nobel Forum 2024. (PHOTO / HKSAR GOVT)

HONG KONG - Over 20 scientists from around the world, including six Nobel Laureates and one Turing Laureate, share views on frontier technologies like big data, artificial intelligence and quantum computing at the Hong Kong World Youth Science Conference, which opened on Saturday.

John Lee, chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, said at the opening ceremony that the HKSAR government is committed to Hong Kong's rise as an international innovation and technology center.

The conference will last through Tuesday, providing platforms for fledgling innovation and technology talents to network for business opportunities and showcase their achievements

"Innovation and technology is central to Hong Kong's future. I am delighted that today's event is connecting so many world-class scientists and innovators," he said.

"Science and the youth are both part of humanity's future," said Liu Guangyuan, deputy director of the Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the HKSAR.

The conference will last through Tuesday, providing platforms for fledgling innovation and technology talents to network for business opportunities and showcase their achievements.