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Unveil of Beijing Institute of Technology-University of Montreal Data Management Joint Lab and International Conference on Data Governance Were Successfully Held

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  Beijing Institute of Technology, November 20, 2019: On November 1, Unveil of Beijing Institute of Technology-University of Montreal Data Management Joint Lab and International Conference on Data Governance were successfully held in BIT. Li Hezhang, Vice President of BIT, and Guy Lefebvre, Vice President of Université de Montréal, signed the agreement on jointly building joint laboratory of BIT and Université de Montréal.

  

  Professor Jiao Jie, director of the China Program at the Université De Montréal; Assistant to Vice Chancellor De Sainte Marie-Villemer Catherine; Professor Nie Jianyun from School of Computer Science and Technology; Edouard Habib, researcher at Cyber Justice; Xing Faliang, Relevant person in charge of the International Office of BIT and the School of Computer Science and Technology, and the Deputy Secretary-General of the China Federation of Network Social Organizations; Yang Chunhui, director of the five software centers of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Gu Haiyan ,legal Director of Sina Group, etc. were also attending the meeting.

  

  In the presence of guests at the conference, Ding Gangyi, party secretary of BIT, and Guy Lefebvre, vice president of Université de Montréal, unveiled the BIT-Université de Montréal Certificates and issued certificates to the members of the Joint Laboratory Technical Committee. After the unveiling ceremony, the participants and experts attended the International Conference on Data Governance organized by the Joint Laboratory. Professor Nie Jianyun of Université de Montréal, Gai Keke, Associate Research Fellow of BIT, Researcher Edouard Habib, Research Fellow of Université de Montréal, Dr. Wu Huishu majoring in Computing law of Université de Montréal, Dr. Wang Qingya majoring in law of Université de Montréal, Tang Hailong, vice president of Donghua Software, and so on made the technical report from the aspects of artificial intelligence, data security, blockchain, data supervision and so on.

  

  In recent years, with the rapid development of big data, cloud computing, Internet of things, artificial intelligence, blockchain and other technologies and applications, as a national basic strategic resource, data is gradually having a profound impact on national governance capacity, economic operation mechanism and social life style. In the process of implementing the national big data strategy and promoting the open sharing of resources, the problems of data abuse, security threat and privacy leakage are becoming more and more obvious Seriously Affecting the security of Cyberspace, citizens' individual privacy rights and interests, social security and stability, it is urgent to establish a comprehensive data governance system, strengthen data supervision and create clear data space. BIT and Université de Montréal have conducted a large number of preliminary studies in the areas of data privacy protection, data security, data validation, data compliance, data ethics, and so on, and have achieved original research results with a strong research capacity. In order to strengthen the cooperation in the field of data governance, BIT and Université de Montréal have been established under the joint efforts of the two universities.

  

  The successful convening of the meeting marks the joint laboratory has entered a substantial operational stage. The Joint Laboratory will conduct in-depth cooperation through holding seminars, exchange visits of key members, cooperation in running schools, and joint application for international cooperation projects, so as to jointly build a first-class international platform for data governance disciplines and an international exchange platform.

News Source: Gai Keke, School of Computer Science and Technology

Photographer: School of Computer Science and Technology

Editor: News Agency of BIT

Translator: Ren qinduoriji, News Agency of BIT

  

  

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