The 20th WORLD CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
The theme of the WCIT 2016 is “Promises of the Digital Age: Challenges and Opportunities.” The event will allow companies in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry to network and identify new solutions to improve access for all through market innovations.
WCIT 2016 will gather some 3,000 people from more than 80 countries around the world. Delegates will consist of business leaders, innovators, senior government officials, investors and celebrated academics who will discuss topics pertaining to the promises of the Digital Age and do business.
Market leading corporations from around the world will participate and be demonstrate their innovative services and products. ICT companies, export agencies, professional training, governments and other institutions and companies will make up the exhibition area of International Convention Centre of Brazil to deliver customized services to customers. In addition to enhancing corporate branding, the space will be a great opportunity to put a spotlight on innovative and groundbreaking products and services. Delegates will be able to get a firsthand look at the latest in the fields related to ICT.
CONFERENCE AND AUDIENCE
The Conference will address how the ICT sector can positively impact quality of life through the dissemination of content and serve as a basis for new research and advances in areas such as education, transportation, healthcare, environment and others. Driven by the main theme – “Promises of the Digital Age: Challenges and Opportunities” – CEOs, academics, research institution presidents and new product and service innovators will actively participate in the discussions that will result in a "Declaration of Brasília", which will be announced through global and local media with goals and solutions, facilitating a broad and important discussion between stakeholders and will have a positive impact on the directon and growth the global ICT market as a strategy for human development and inclusion.
The Brazilian Federation of Information Technology Companies (ASSESPRO) is one of the world’s oldest and most respected ICT industry associations. Founded in 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, it was the first Brazilian federation created with the aim of discussing best practices and policy with a view to ensuring growth of the ICT industry throughout the country..
Founded in 1978, the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) is a leading consortium of members of the ICT industry association from over 80 countries / economies worldwide. WITSA members represent over 90% of the world ICT market.
WCIT 2016ESTIMATED NUMBERS2500 Visitors82 Countries60 Speeches400 Business Roundtables