2016 APEC Smart City Innovation & Technology Cooperation Forum will be held at Chengdu , Sichuan Province, from December 17 to December 19, 2016. The forum is sponsored by Department of International Cooperation, Ministry of Science and Technology, P.R. China. It is organized by Changzhou Science and Technology Bureau, Changzhou Economic and Information Technology Commission and co-organized by Changzhou Foreign Science and Technology Exchange Center, Changzhou Ubitech Co., Ltd.
Technological Cooperation and Innovation-driven will be the theme of this forum. This forum aims to build smart city which will promote energy efficiency by managing many smart aspects of city to finally give energy-smart and low-carbon model cities/towns/communities. This forum is an innovation and technology cooperation project between multi-APEC economies and it is funded by APEC also. It will improve cooperation in STI priorities such as green technology, information technology, ICT, Low-carbon energy revolution, smart use of energy, digital economy, etc….
On the occasion, representatives and officials from APEC Economies, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jiangsu Science and Technology Department and Changzhou municipal and district governments, renowned scientists and innovative talents from the information science and technology field, experts from famous multinational enterprises’ and universities’ R&D departments, delegates from recognized local companies and International Joint Research Unit will gather in Changzhou, to hold this high-level conversation on global concerned issues related to Smart City.