Macao will host a new science and technology conference within the framework of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) on 9-11 November, the Macao Government Information Bureau (GCS) said on Monday.
The bureau said the International Science, Technology and Innovation Forum (ISTIF) will be co-hosted by the BFA and the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) government with “Innovation Empowers Sustainable Development” as the theme.
The first edition of ISTIF will focus on impetus for innovation, innovation and everyday life, and cooperation on innovation, aiming to promote the linkage of technological achievements with economic production and use in daily life.
During the three-day event, a total of 12 sub-forum sessions are expected to attract 800 guests and experts to share their insights into science, technology and innovation. Representatives from the central government as well as experts and entrepreneurs will also take part in the forum.
International bodies taking part in the event include the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the bureau added.