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Academic Symposium Introduction
The 7th annual "Computing in the 21st Century" academic conference will be hosted on Nov. 1st (Saturday) in Hang Zhou. The conference is jointly organized by Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). ), People's Municipal Government of Hang Zhou, Zhejiang University and co-organized by Hang Zhou Science & Technology Bureau. This year's conference theme is "Data Centric Computing" - moving the intelligence, processing, and computing value from applications to the end data to create a data-centric computing paradigm. As with previous years, the distinguished lineup of conference speakers consists of world renowned international scholars and computing experts including a Turning Award recipient, members of the US National Academy of Science, and the National Academy of Engineering. These academic and industrial leaders will share their ideas and vision on the data centric computing trends during various keynote speeches.


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