Preparations for the first conference of Boao Forum for Asia International Forum on science and technology and innovation

In order to better promote international exchanges and cooperation in the field of scientific and technological innovation and help the realization of the 2030 sustainable development goal of the United Nations, the Boao Forum for Asia will hold the "Boao Forum on international science and technology and Innovation Conference" in Macao in November 2020.

At present, preparations for the conference are advancing in an orderly manner. With the theme of "innovation empowering sustainable development", the conference invited domestic and foreign government representatives, international institutions, well-known enterprises, industry associations, experts and scholars, media representatives and other guests to conduct extensive exchanges and discussions on cutting-edge topics in the field of scientific and technological innovation.

The Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of the State Council, the Ministry of industry and information technology and the Ministry of science and technology will serve as the supporting units of the conference. The world intellectual property organization, the International Telecommunication Union, the United Nations Educational, scientific and cultural organization, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, the organization for economic cooperation and development, the bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other international organizations expressed their support and active participation in the conference.

At present, the novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic is spreading all over the world. Technological innovation will play an important role in the prevention and control of epidemic situation and the recovery of economic and social. Novel coronavirus pneumonia forum is firmly supported by the Boao forum for Asia international technology and innovation forum. It will play a role in international exchange platform and contribute to promoting international cooperation in scientific and technological innovation and enhancing the well-being of human society.