World Congress on IT 2017 (Taiwan) Makes Headlines

October 22, 2015: China Post

Taiwan to host World Congress on Information Technology 2017

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Taiwan will hold the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) in 2017 as a way of boosting global information and communications technology, the country's Ministry of Economic Affairs said Wednesday.

In addition to facilitating global ICT technology, the move by Taiwan to host the WCIT, dubbed the Olympics of the world's information technology industry, is expected to allow the world to see the country's clout in technology development, said Shen Jong-chin, Taiwan's deputy economics minister.

Shen said WCIT 2017 is expected to show Taiwan's strength in integrating its efforts in hardware and software development to the world.

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October 22, 2015: The China Post

Nation to host the World Congress on Information Technology 2017: MOEA

TAIPEI -- Taiwan will hold the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) in 2017 as a way of boosting the information and communications technology in the world, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Wednesday.

 

In addition to facilitating global ICT technology, said Shen Jong-chin is a member of the Steering Committee of the WITSA.

According to the MOEA, the WCIT 2017 will be the first conference to be held annually after the WITSA changed its charter in 2014. It was previously held every two years.

The first WCIT took place in Barcelona in 1978.

Shen said the MOEA will continue to its efforts to improve its investment environment in hardware and software development by encouraging the younger generation to participate.

He said that the hosting of the WCIT 2017 is expected to help Taiwan achieve the goal of helping the local ICT industry become more visible globally, as many ICT heavyweights will attend the event. The WCIT 2014 was held in Guadelajara, Mexico, while the 2016 event is scheduled to take place in Brasilia, Brazil.

 

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