About the AC2020

Date and Theme

The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference will be held on March 24th-27th, 2020, at Boao, China, under the theme of“A world in Change: Bond Together for a Shared Future”. The opening plenary of the conference will be held on March 26th.



Jointly initiated by 29 countries and inaugurated on February 27, 2001, the Boao Forum for Asia is the premier forum for Asian economies and emerging markets. Each spring, the Forum’s Annual Conference brings together approximately 2,000 heads of state and government, ministers, heads of international organizations, CEOs from Fortune 500 companies, prominent think-tanks, economists and journalists from Asia and beyond.


Working Languages

The working languages of BFA Annual Conference are English and Chinese. Simultaneous interpretation (English and Chinese) will be provided for all sessions and events.