Digital Future 2019
2019 Digital Future Workshop Opening Speech
The theme for the 2019 DigitalFUTURES is . The conference and workshops explore how artificial intelligence and big data inform our designs, how robots fabricate our buildings, and how augmented reality and virtual reality help to visualize their potential.
Prof. WU Zhiqiang is Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Academician of German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), Academician of Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science and Honorary Fellow of American Institute of Architects (Hon. FAIA). Prof. WU serves as Vice President of TONGJI University, Co-Chair of International Steering Committee of World Planning School Congress, Permanent Member of UNESCO-UIA (International Union of Architects) , Member of Advisory Committee - Creative Economy-United Nations Special Unit for South-South Cooperation, UNDP, National Master of Engineering Survey and Design. As Vice President of Urban Planning Society of China, Vice President of China Association of Building Energy Efficiency, Vice President of China Green Building Council, Prof. WU is the most influential academic figure in the field of urbanization study and urban planning. Prof. Wu is Chief Planner of World EXPO Shanghai 2010 and Qingdao World Horticultural Exhibition 2014 and the Chief Planner of the Earthquake Placement Plan in Sichuan as well. Currently Prof. WU is appointed as the chief planner of urban design concept for the sub-center of in Beijing.