Beijing to hold World Robot Conference

Beijing: The 2018 World Robot Conference will be held in Beijing from August 15 to 19, authorities said on Tuesday.

The event will see over 12,000 competing teams and 50,000 participants from more than 10 countries and regions, Xinhua news agency reported.

A robot competition will be held during the conference where participants will compete in five categories.

According to the organiser, the conference will greatly stimulate passion and innovation in the robot industry as well as help with research and development.