China to hold summit on digital transformation



China will hold a summit on digital transformation in October to showcase its achievements in the field and build platforms for industry exchanges and cooperation, the organizers said Thursday.

The 3rd Digital China Summit will be held in the city of Fuzhou in southeast China's Fujian Province from Oct. 12 to 14, Yang Xiaowei, deputy head of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), said at a press conference.

The summit, jointly organized by the CAC, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, and the provincial government of Fujian, will be held both online and offline, and will consist of seven sections, including a main forum, an exhibition and 12 sub-forums.

The exhibition will showcase China's achievements in digital transformation through virtual reality and artificial intelligence (AI), said Zhao Long, vice governor of Fujian.

Various activities will be held on the development and application of digital technologies, including AI, big data and blockchain, according to Zhao.

Tech giants such as Huawei, Alibaba and Tencent will also exhibit their cutting-edge products during the summit. 



Editor: Gao Han