HEFEI, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- The First World Conference on Display Industry opened Friday in east China to strengthen international exchanges in the industry and promote technological breakthroughs and wider product applications.
The three-day event, held in Hefei, capital of Anhui Province, includes an opening ceremony, a main forum and six parallel forums. The latest display technologies, including TFT-LCD, OLED, MicroLED and laser displays, will be showcased, according to Li Xiaohong, head of the Hefei municipal bureau of investment promotion.
More than 1,000 scholars and representatives from leading businesses and organizations in countries and regions such as Japan and the United States attended the conference. Over 50 global technology enterprises, including BOE Technology Group, Corning and Ledman, will showcase their latest innovative products.
The success of the display industry can be decided by multiple factors such as technology, talent and industrial scale, said Qiu Yong, president of Tsinghua University and an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
In recent years, Anhui has been striving to create a cluster of innovative displays with international competitiveness. By 2022, the output value of the innovative display industry in the province is expected to exceed 200 billion yuan (around 28.43 billion U.S. dollars).
The conference is co-hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the provincial government of Anhui.