On June 23, 2018 Global Blockchain Technology Development Conference sponsored by www.people capital.cn and 31qu.cn, and supported by WeMedia was held at China National Convention Center in Beijing. The theme of this conference is "exploration and anchoring”, for the purpose of exploring the future development direction of blockchain and anchoring the future path planning of the blockchain.
Relevant responsible persons of the three major blockchain authorities - State Internet Information Office, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Central Bank were invited to attend. The authorities of blockchain industry get together to solve the problems and understand the future of the industry. Ye Zhenzhen, President of people.com.cn makes a speech, Zhang Nangeng, Chairman of Canaan was invited to share the topic Breakthrough: Blockchain and Domestic ASIC.
The conference also invited many bigwigs in the industry, including Zhao Yahui, General Manager of www.people capital.cn, XiaoXiang, head of National Internet Finance Association of China Strategy Research and vice-president of Internet Finance Standards Institute, Zhou Ping, director of China Electronics Standardization Institute Software Engineering and Evaluation Center, He Baohong, director of China Academy of Information and Communications Technology Cloud Computing & Big Data Institute, Xi Hui, deputy director of People's Bank of China Financial Information Institute, Li Maocai, general manager of Tencent Blockchain Technology Team, Yang Jun, strategy director of Alibaba Cloud Research Center, and Zhao Dong, founder of Dfund, to bring a blockchain technology feast for attendees.
The conference sets up one main forum and two sub-forums. Where the theme of main forum is industry regulation, self-discipline and development, through keynote speech and roundtable forum, the attendees discussed and shared their insights and prospects about the blockchain industry. At the same time, the founding ceremony of People Capital Blockchain Research Institute, publishing ceremony of White Paper of China Blockchain Industry and launching ceremony of blockchain public welfare project were also held during the main forum. Sub-forum I mainly discussed about exploring the application prospect of technology. Industry bigwigs were invited to deliver keynote speeches on exploring technology application prospects. Sub-forum II took "anchoring industry development new opportunity" as the theme, guests discussed and shared the theme in the form of roundtable forum and keynote speech.
Zhang Nangeng, founder of Canaan was invited to share the topic Breakthrough: Blockchain and Domestic ASIC. He shared the development history of ASIC technology in blockchain industry, from the first generation blockchain ASIC chip at the beginning of 2013 to the first time of 28nm entering the field of advanced technology in 2015, Canaan became one of the first Chinese enterprise to mass produce 16nm chips in 2016 and the first to achieve mass production of 7nm chips in the worldwide in 2018.
He pointed out, in view of the advance speed of semiconductor process, as well as the performance index under the same process, we have beaten all the foreign competitors in less than five years, the root cause is, Chinese manufacturers are ahead of their international competitors in aspects of product launching and iteration speed, performance and power consumption. Blockchain chip and AI chip have bright prospects in the future.