KUCHING, Oct 3: The 27th World Congress on Innovation and Technology 2023 and the 6th International Digital Economy Conference Sarawak 2023 (WCIT | IDECS 2023) is set to take centre stage at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) from Oct 4 to 6.
According to a press release by Sarawak Digital Economy Corporation (SDEC), the signature event of World Innovation, Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) is hosted by the Sarawak government and co-organised by SDEC, Economic Planning Unit Sarawak (EPU), Sarawak Civil Service Digitalisation Unit (SCSDU), Sarawak Multimedia Authority (SMA), and Sarawak Information Systems (SAINS).
“It is seen as a momentous gathering of visionaries, innovators, and technology enthusiasts from over 80 countries, offering the opportunities to explore cutting-edge innovations, foster collaborations among industry leaders, and empower individuals to drive positive change in the technology and digital economy sectors,” said SDEC.
Various programmes have been set up for the three-day event, such as a memorandum of understanding (MoU) exchange ceremony, talks, fireside chats, sharing sessions, and student visits.
Additionally, several panel discussion sessions are planned featuring key individuals from SDEC.
Twelve ecosystem partners will be showcasing their products and services at the SDEC Pavilion located at Level 1: KARUNA (Sarawak), Aerodyne, Positive Mind, Cloud4Sea, WayPoint, LMR Technology, Plug & Farm, Weston Robot, Smart Modern Agriculture, Complete Human Network, TikTok Shop, and Gadget Fusion.
“Happening concurrently at Level 1 is the Startup Village where SDEC will feature 17 startups, namely AI3D PLT, Entomal Biotech, The Learning Curve, EBTech, NEUON AI, Saraqube, Caliphs Digital Group, AgriSmartEye and BeyondHorizon.
“Other startups are Formeta PLT, Migratesafe, Sinisana Technologies, Hexabyn Technologies, Arkod, Gearworks Technologies, Worming Up, and FutureLab.
“Also participating in the Startup Village are seven translational research teams from Swinburne Sarawak, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), and Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Sarawak.”