BEIJING, December 18 (TMTPOST) -- The three-day 2020 T-EDGE Conference opened Thursday as senior officials, tech and business leaders gathered to exchange ideas about global tech innovations and economic cooperation.
Chen Zhili, Deputy Chair of the 11th NPC Standing Committee, stressed the significance of tech innovations to the global community with a shared future.
"In today's world, disruptive technology innovations are changing the dynamics of various sectors. Information technology, biotech, new materials technology and new energy technology are driving the growth of almost all industries, " Chen noted.
"The conference, which revolves around "Be Resolute", will focus on global changes and digital economy. The topics are both realistic and forward-looking,” said Chen in her keynote speech. She is also Director of China Association of Scientists and Technologists.
'We need to strengthen cyber security cooperation and digital infrastructure construction and create a fair environment for tech companies," she said. 'We must stick to cooperation with mutual benefits, exchanges and build a world of common prosperity and tolerance."
French Ambassador to China Laurent Bili highlighted the significance of global cooperation when the world is faced with many challenges, including the Covid-19 pandemic.
Zhao Hejuan, founder and CEO of the organizer of the conference, TMTPost Group, stressed the importance of innovations, opening-up and original ideals resolutely.
The conference, organized by TMTPost Group and the National New Media Industry Base, takes place in Daxing, Beijing and lasts for three days. The topics of the conference include digital economy, re-globalization, new consumption and new infrastructure.