Water town Wuzhen awaits WIC
The ancient town Wuzhen in East China's Zhejiang province will host the Fourth World Internet Conference from Dec 3 to 5. The three-day event will attract leading figures from governments, international organizations, enterprises, specialists and industry experts from across the globe. The gathered will discuss digital economy, cutting-edge technology, the internet and society, and cyberspace governance.
The annual conference is held in the picturesque water city of Wuzhen, and is expected to attract close attention from the internet industry. [Photo by Zhang Xiongwei/zjol.com.cn]
What better a venue to discuss the latest in cutting-edge technology than an ancient town – the centuries-old architecture standing firm side by side with the digital architecture which will power the future. [Photo by Zhang Xiongwei/zjol.com.cn]
The public image of the ancient town has been refreshed because of the smart and intelligent internet technology. [Photo by Zhang Xiongwei/zjol.com.cn]
Wuzhen has strengthened its efforts on water treatment in recent years to make sure its many canals and tributaries are crystal clear for the global conference. [Photo by Zhang Xiongwei/zjol.com.cn]
Gray slate tiles gleam atop Wuzhen's ancient roofs under a clear blue sky. [Photo by Zhang Xiongwei/zjol.com.cn]
Tongxiang is pushing forward with preparations to ensure the complete success of the World Internet conference. [Photo by Zhang Xiongwei/zjol.com.cn]