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Annual World Internet Conference to open in Wuzhen

2017-11-06   

The fourth World Internet Conference will be held in Wuzhen, East China's Zhejiang province from Dec 3 to 5, its organizer -- the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) announced recently.

Government officials, business leaders and academics from all over the world are expected to attend to discuss the future of the internet.

The Light of the Internet Expo, part of the WIC, will provide players in the internet sector a platform to display their latest products, technologies and brands.

The WIC is an annual event in Wuzhen organized by the CAC and the government of Zhejiang province. It was first held in 2014.


Conference Agenda


2nd December Saturday

09:30-10:00 The "Light of Internet" Expo Opening Ceremony

(Lianchi Plaza at the Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)


3rd December Sunday

10:30-11:30 Opening Ceremony

(Wuzhen Conference Hall, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

13:30-15:30 Plenary Session

(Wuzhen Conference Hall, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

16:00-18:00 Release Ceremony for World Leading Internet Scientific and Technological Achievements

(Wuzhen Conference Hall, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

19:00-20:30 WIC Gala Banquet-The Night of Wuzhen (Upon Invitation)

(Longfeng Hall, Waterside resort) 


4th December Monday

08:10-11:30 Sharing of Dividends: Internet-Driven Poverty Alleviation

(Tong'an Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

08:30-12:00 Artificial Intelligence: Smarter World, Better Life

(Zhenshui Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

09:00-11:45 Internet Communication and Social Responsibility: New Era, New Challenge and New Responsibility

(Huamei Conference Hall, Waterside Resort)

09:00-12:00 International Cooperation in Countering the Use of Cyberspace for Criminal and Terrorist Purposes

(Jingxing Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

09:00-12:00 Global Digital Economy: In-depth Cooperation for Mutual Benefits

(Wuzhen Conference Hall, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

09:00-12:00 The Super-connected Era: Innovation, Intelligence and Revolution

(Longxing Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

09:00-12:00 Safeguarding the Future: Online Protection of Underage Users

(Yudu Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

09:00-12:00 International Cooperation Along the "Digital Silk Road"

(Andu Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

08:30-11:40 Inclusiveness and Mutual Learning: Internet Cultural Exchange and Sharing

(Ciyun Hall, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

Noon Tree-planting Ceremony in Celebration of the 2017 World Internet Conference

(WIC Forest)

13:30-17:20 Scientist Dialogue on Cutting-Edge Technologies

(Tong'an Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

14:00-18:00 Cross-Strait, Hong Kong and Macao Internet Development Forum

(Andu Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

14:00-18:00 International High-Level Think Tank Forum on Internet: A New Model of Relations Between Major Countries in Cyberspace 

(Yudu Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)
14:30-18:00 Cultivation and Exchange of Internet Talents

(Ciyun Hall, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center )

14:30-18:00 Minister Dialogue: Internet Inclusiveness and Sharing

(Huamei Conference Hall, Waterside Resort, Wuzhen Town)

14:30-18:00 Sharing Economy: Innovation and Governance

(Longxing Conference Room)

14:30-18:00 Norms in Cyberspace: Development and Prospect (Upon Invitation)

(Jingxing Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

15:15-17:55 Venture Capital & Internet Industry Development: The Next Investment Trend

(Zhenshui Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

19:30-21:00 Cultural Show

(Wuzhen Grand Theater)


5th December Tuesday

08:00-10:30 Fintech: Finding the Better Way to Drive the Real Economy

(Tong'an Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

08:00-10:30 Business Leaders Dialogue: New Economy in the Internet Era

(Ciyun Hall, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

08:30-10:30 Closed-door Meeting on Cybersecurity (Upon Invitation)

(Longxing Conference Room, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

11:00-12:00 Closing Ceremony

(Wuzhen Conference Hall, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)

12:00-13:00 Press Conference 

(N Theater, Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)


6th December Wednesday

15:00 Closing of the Light of Internet Expo

(Wuzhen International Internet Exhibition & Convention Center)





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