[Call for Speakers] The 6th CFCS Youth Forum on Frontiers of Computing

The 6th CFCS Youth Forum on Frontiers of Computing will take place on October 17th, 2020. This forum invites young scholars and rising stars in all computer science fields to gather at Peking University to exchange scientific discoveries and new technologies, to learn about the center and academic career at PKU, and to interact with the PKU Turing Class students. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this event will be held online.
a) Faculty or researchers at world-known universities or research institutes, or Ph. D students that are expected to graduate within a year from world-known universities with outstanding academic achievements.
b) Have a Ph.D from world-known universities or research institutes, no more than 40 years old.
c) Have a strong willing to work full-time in the center.
a) Deadline: Please send a curriculum vitae, an electronic photo, biography, talk's title and abstract all in English to before October 3rd, 2020.
b) Response: Within 2 working days after receiving your application.
c) Confirmation of the speaker list: October 10th, 2020
d) Forum date: October 17th, 2020.
e) Contact: Cecca Yunli Yang


About CFCS Youth Forum
The center hosts the CFCS Youth Forum on Frontiers of Computing twice a year, which has become a platform for attracting talented young computer scientists from around the world. We invite candidates to give talks to introduce their research during the forum, and take the opportunity to introduce the center to them. With an ever increasing dynamic in the Chinese IT industry and partnership with universities, we also invite industry leaders to explore collaboration opportunities.
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About CFCS

Founded in December 2017, the Center on Frontiers of Computing Studies (CFCS), Peking University (PKU), is a university new initiative co-founded by Professor John E. Hopcroft (Turing Laureate) and Professor Wen Gao (CAE, ACM/IEEE Fellow). The center stands in the frontier of computer science, working closely with top universities and research institutions across the world, to build the world-class research center of theoretical computer science and a supporting center for interdisciplinary applications. Research areas span theoretical computing, artificial intelligence, computing and economics, bioscience, medical health...


The center aims at developing the excellence on two fronts: research and education. On the research front, the center provides a world-class research environment, where innovation and impactful research is the central aim, measured by professional reputation among world scholars, not by counting the number of publications and research funding. On the education front, the center is deeply involved in the Turing Class, an elite undergraduate program that draws the cream of the crop from the PKU undergraduate talent pool. New curriculum and pedagogy are designed and practiced in this program, cultivating a new generation of computer scientist/engineers who are solid in both theories and practices.