Taiwan-US Digital Economy Forum wraps up in Taipei

Taiwan Today
Date: December 3, 2015

The inaugural Digital Economy Forum concluded Dec. 2 in Taipei City, underscoring the

Representatives from Taiwan (right) and the U.S. discuss ways to enhance bilateral ICT collaboration at the first ever Digital Economy Forum Dec. 2 in Taipei City. (CNA) Representatives from Taiwan (right) and the U.S. discuss ways to enhance bilateral ICT collaboration at the first ever Digital Economy Forum Dec. 2 in Taipei City. (CNA)

Representatives from Taiwan (right) and the U.S. discuss ways to enhance bilateral ICT collaboration at the first ever Digital Economy Forum Dec. 2 in Taipei City. (CNA)

Organized by Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the U.S. and the American Institute in Taiwan, the one-day event saw the two sides discuss ways to promote sustainable and inclusive global economic growth through the application of information and communications technology.

Led by National Development Council Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun, the Taiwan delegation also comprised Minister without Portfolio Jaclyn Tsai and other senior officials from the Cabinet.

Participating U.S. representatives included Science and Technology Advisor to the Secretary of State Vaughan Turekian, and officials from the Department of State, Department of Commerce and Federal Communications Commission.

In his opening remarks, Duh said Taiwan and U.S. businesses are complementary partners in the global ICT supply chain. “This high-level forum serves as an important policy dialogue platform that will facilitate bilateral collaboration on cross-border ICT applications,” he added.     [FULL  STORY]

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