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Highlights of 2020 World Internet Conference

wuzhenwic.org Updated: 2020-11-20

With a theme of "Digital Empowerment for a Better Future: Building a Community with a Shared Future in Cyberspace," the World Internet Conference·Internet Development Forum will be held in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province from Nov 22 to 24.

The Light of Internet Expo

As an important section of the World Internet Conference (WIC), the Light of Internet Expo will open the day before the opening of the conference and will last for three days.

Focusing on the latest trends in global internet development, a total of 130 well-known enterprises and institutions, such as Alibaba, Huawei, Tencent, Baidu, China Electronics Technology Group Corporation (CETC), China Electronics, China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom, China Tower, China General Technology Group, ZTE, Epson, and Infosys, will showcase their cutting-edge scientific and technological achievements.

Individual attendees can take a free shuttle bus to the venue or drive to the destination by themselves. They can also receive a ticket for visiting Xizha Scenic Spot for free. The deadline for audience registration is 12:00 on Nov 21. To enter the venue, attendees must show a valid health code, undergo temperature measurement, and wear a mask.

Innovations and Breakthroughs for the Industrial Internet Sub-forum

The Innovation and Breakthroughs for the Industrial Internet Sub-forum is jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the People's Government of Zhejiang Province. It is the largest sub-forum of the 2020 WIC.

The sub-forum will explore how to improve the modernization level of the industrial chain supply chain and promote the transformation from traditional manufacturing to smart manufacturing under the new dual-circulation development pattern, based on the connection of the demand side and the supply side through the industrial internet.

The sub-forum will build a high-level communication platform for all parties. Heads of well-known enterprises and institutions in the industrial internet field at home and abroad, as well as heads of relevant organizations will conduct dialogues and exchanges on promoting the digital, networked, and smart transformation of enterprises through the industrial internet.

Digital Economy Industrial Cooperation Conference

The Digital Economy Industrial Cooperation Conference is one of the important activities held by Zhejiang province. Relying on the WIC, it is an important platform for Zhejiang province to absorb new concepts of digital economy development, introduce new digital economy technologies, as well as gather resources from all aspects of the digital economy spanning industries, technologies, talents, and capital.

This year, Zhejiang has attracted a number of major digital economy projects, such as the Huawei Digital Economy Innovation Center project and the "Light of Wuzhen" project, with a total investment of over 50 billion yuan ($7.61 billion).

The "Light of Wuzhen" project will start construction during this year’s WIC and will become the landmark building of WIC after its completion.

A number of major digital economy cooperation projects will also be signed at the conference, with a total investment of tens of billions, covering key areas like integrated circuits, cloud computing, and smart manufacturing, which are of great significance to the strong and supplementary chains of the digital economy in Zhejiang. 

Cyberspace Administration of China
People's Government of Zhejiang Province
United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
International Telecommunication Union
World Intellectual Property Organization
Secretariat of World Internet Conference (Preparatory Office)
Cyberspace Administration of Zhejiang Province
Economy and Information Technology Department of Zhejiang Province
Tongxiang Municipal People's Government
National Internet Emergency Center
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