Major topics at 4th World Internet Conference
The annual World Internet Conference will be held from Dec 3 to 5 in the river town of Wuzhen, East China's Zhejiang province.
With a theme of "Developing Digital Economy for Openness and Shared Benefits - Building a Community of Common Future in Cyberspace", the conference will welcome 1,500 guests from five continents, including heads of international organizations, internet business leaders, internet celebrities, experts and scholars.
This year's conference will further facilitate discussion and dialogues on the digital economy, cutting-edge technologies, internet and society, cyberspace governance, and exchanges and cooperation in 21 sessions.
Let's take a closer look at the topics to be covered.
World-leading internet scientific and technological achievements
A robot dances at the third Internet Plus Expo in Foshan, South China's Guangdong province, Oct 12, 2017. [Photo/VCG]
Global digital economy: In-depth cooperation for mutual benefits
Pony Ma Huateng, Chairman and CEO of Tencent Holdings, delivers a speech at the China International Digital Economy Summit 2017 (CIDES 2017) in Shijazhuang city, North China's Hebei province, Nov 23, 2017. [Photo/IC]
Artificial intelligence: Smarter World, better Life
A smart restaurant, which enables a customer to order food, pay by facial recognition and leave after eating, is showcased at the conference in Yunqi town, Hangzhou city, East China's Zhejiang province, Oct 10, 2017. [Photo/VCG]
The Super-connected era: Innovation intelligence and revolution
Visitors watch displays made of used pipes and valves at a creative industry expo in Luoyang, Central China's Henan province, May 21, 2016. [Photo/Xinhua]
Internet communication and social responsibility: New Era, new challenge and new responsibility
Local residents surf the internet in Rizhao, East China's Shandong province, Jan 4, 2008. [Photo/IC]
Sharing of dividends: Internet-driven poverty alleviation
A man scrolls through the website of the poverty alleviation data system, Sept 10, 2017. [Photo by Wang Jingjing/chinadaily.com.cn]
International cooperation in countering the use of cyberspace for criminal and terrorist purposes
Binary code on a laptop screen in Cologne, Germany, May 19, 2017. [Photo/IC]
Safeguarding the future: Online protection of underage users
Primary school students have an online competition in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan province, April 2, 2006. [Photo/VCG]
International cooperation along the "digital Silk Road"
Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma delivers a speech during a discussion titled "Building a New Silk Road for the Digital Economy" as part of the 2016 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum at the Expo Forum Convention and Exhibition Centre in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 17, 2016. [Photo/IC]
Inclusiveness and mutual learning-internet cultural exchange and sharing
The fifth internet culture season was launched in Nanjing, East China's Jiangsu province, May 10, 2017. [Photo/IC]
Sharing economy: Innovation and governance
An Australian rides an Ofo bike along the seacoast in Sydney, Sept 25, 2017. [Photo/IC]
Scientist dialogue on cutting-edge technologies
An attendee uses a SAP CoPilot digital assistant in the SAP SE pavilion at the CeBIT 2017 computer expo in Hannover, Germany, March 20, 2017. [Photo/VCG]
Venture capital & internet industry development: The next investment trend?
Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage firm in Shanghai, Aug 13, 2015. [Photo/Agencies]
Minister dialogue: Inclusive and shared internet
People surf the internet in Nanjing Future Network Town, East China's Jiangsu province, May 10, 2017. [Photo/VCG]
International norms in cyberspace: Development and prospect
A visitor ponders an exhibit at the China Internet Security Conference (ISC) in Beijing, Sept 12, 2017. [Photo/IC]
Cross-Strait, Hong Kong and Macao internet development forum
The Cross-Strait, Hong Kong and Macao Internet Development Forum of the second World Internet Conference was held in Wuzhen, East China's Zhejiang province, Dec 16, 2015. [Photo/IC]
Cultivation and exchange of internet talents
A female graduate applies for a job at e-commerce giant Taobao in Zhengzhou, Henan province, May 30, 2015. [Photo/IC]
International high-level think tank forum on internet: A new model of major country cyber relations
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook Inc, talks with Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd at the China Development Forum in Beijing on March 19, 2017. [Photo/VCG]
Business leaders dialogue: New economy in internet era
SF Express showcases a fixed-wing vertical take-off and landing drone with a 120-kilometer air-range and 10-kilogram carrying capacity at the 12th China International Logistics and Transportation Fair in Shenzhen, South China's Guangdong province, Oct 12, 2017. [Photo/IC]
Finding the better way to drive the real economy
A technician writes the program for a robot bound for export in Hefei, capital of Anhui province. [Photo provided to China Daily]
A man looks at Aliyun cybersecurity services, a platform provided by Alibaba, shown at a cybersecurity exhibition Nov 24, 2014. [Photo by Wang Yueling/Asianewsphoto]