The 2009 Zhongguancun Forum, with the theme of ¡°Innovation and Entrepreneurship¡±, was unveiled on November 12. The forum was co-organized by MOST, CAS, State Intellectual Property Office and Beijing Municipal Government. Mayor of Beijing Guo Jinlong addressed the opening ceremony. MOST Vice Minister DU Zhanyuan made keynote speech during the event.
The forum focused upon global hot topics such as economy, environment and energy, and explored how to improve people¡¯s life and promote social development through innovation. The forum was aimed at strengthening mutual understanding through exchanges, and facilitating technological and economic cooperation and development.