Thursday, July 30, 2009

The assignment

Our team, as a whole, will accomplish two tasks:

  1. Conduct a feasibility study on Chengdu’s internationalization process, open policy, global promotion strategy and international cooperation, thus serving the city’s full economic and social development.
  2. Support rebuilding and strengthening of education program for schools in earthquake-hit Dujiangyan City.

The team has also subdivided into three sub-teams: Subject Matter Expert, Information Communication Technology (ICT) and Public Service. I am a member of the three-person ICT sub-team. Together, we will accomplish three tasks:

  1. Conduct working sessions, provide consultation and deliver a recommendations to build an IT infrastructure for a new digital city, "Tianfu New City".
  2. Provide concepts and methodologies to improve Chengdu's eGovernemnt platform.
  3. Advise on the design of educational programs and curriculum to benefit the IT industry of Chengdu.