WCIT 2019

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The World Congress On Information Technology (WCIT) 2019 is a information and communications technology (ICT) event which took place from October 6 to 9, 2019 in Yerevan, Armenia.[1] The 23ʳᵈ World Congress on IT featured discussions related to the evolution of the Digital Age. It included sessions on topics ranging from artificial intelligence, virtual reality, smart cities to cybersecurity, climate change, and more.

The 2019 World Congress had over 2000 delegates from 70 countries, with over 31 sponsoring organizations.

Overview

The Congress has been organized since 1978 by the World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA) and takes place every two years in different countries - since 2017 annually.[2]

KD Complex hosts WCIT 2019
KD Complex hosts WCIT 2019

WCIT 2019 events and programs

Sunday, October 6th

Pre-Opening Celebration: World’s First AI Concert and Armin Van Buuren at Republic Square

Monday, October 7th

Substantive Sessions WCIT 2019 Keynote Address

Tuesday, October 8th

Substantive Sessions Ministerial Session

Wednesday, October 9th

Substantive Sessions Genomics

Speakers

Among the featured speakers were internationally recognized leaders from government and industry.

Business

  • Alexander Yesayan, President of the Union of Advanced Technology Enterprises
  • Yvonne Chiu, Chairman of the World Information Technology and Servies Alliance

Government

  • Nikol Pashinyan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia

Academia/Media/Other

  • Kim Kardashian, American media personality, businesswoman, socialite, model and actress
  • Serj Tankian, Armenian-American musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, poet and political activist

Sponsors

  • The Government of the Republic of Armenia
  • World Information Technology and Services Alliance (WITSA)
  • Union of Advanced Technology Enterprises

Partners

  • The Government of Moscow
  • PicsArt
  • Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU)

Palladium Sponsors

  • Ucom
  • SoftConstruct
  • DigiTec Expo

Gold Sponsors

  • Taiwan Excellence
  • Smart Taiwan
  • TeamViewer
  • Google

Silver Sponsors

  • VMware
  • Ararat
  • Vahakni

Bronze Sponsors

  • InecoBank
  • Codics
  • HachTech
  • Digitain
  • IUnetworks
  • Renderforest
  • Virtlo
  • Joomag
  • Storaket Architectural Studio
  • Pikasso
  • Adrack
  • Ardshinbank
  • Interprint
  • Coca Cola
  • Digifield
  • Karas
  • Converse Bank
  • The Crowdfunding Formula
  • Sproot
  • HD Studio

Special Partner

  • All.me
  • Multi Group Concern

Branding Partner

  • Maeutica Branding Agency

Travel Partner

  • Armenia Travel

Digital Marketing Partner

  • MAROG Creative Agency

Gallery

References

  1. ^ "World Congress on Information Technology 2019". wcit2019.org. Retrieved 2019-10-08.
  2. ^ "WCIT".

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