The 2009 China Expo on Software was opened in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province on September 3rd. The Vice Minister of MOST CAO Jianlin was present at the opening ceremony. Other visiting leaders included YANG Xianwu, Deputy Director-General of High-Tech Development and Industrialization, and XU Chaoqian, Deputy Director-General of International Cooperation.
The expo, with the theme of “Software Internationalization and Talent Strategy”, was organized by MOST, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, General Administration of Press and Publication, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and the Provincial Government of Jiangsu Province. Over 300 software companies both from home and abroad participated in the event as exhibitors.