3rd WIC gets underway: In photos
Volunteers in blue uniforms walk into the Wuzhen Internet International Convention Center, the venue for at the third World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province on Nov 16, 2016. [Photo by Zhu Xingxin/chinadaily.com.cn]
The third World Internet Conference opened in Wuzhen, East China's Zhejiang province on Nov 16 and will last until Nov 18. President Xi Jinping gave a video speech during the opening ceremony of the conference.
The conference, which this year is based around the theme of "Innovation-driven Internet Development for the Benefit of All – Building a Community of Common Future in Cyberspace", will feature forums, an expo, and a launch event, in addition to the opening and closing ceremonies.
Some 16 forums will be held during the three-day event covering 20 hot Internet-related trends, including Internet economy, Internet innovation, Internet culture, governance in cyberspace and international cooperation on the Internet.