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Updates on WIM Summit: 1/3 Areas Covered by Fortune 500

2016-11-16 17:33:161638Return

The World Intelligent Manufacturing (WIM) Summit is an important international event co-hosted by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of the People’s Republic of China and Jiangsu Province. It has drawn great attention from high-level government officials of both the MIIT and Jiangsu. According to the news release held yesterday by the Department of Publicity of the CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee, the good preparations for the Summit are under way. Most of the invited high-level government officials and important speakers have confirmed their incoming presence on the Summit. The plans for the eight parallel forums and eight supporting programs have all been nailed down. The invitation of exhibitors goes well. Other preparations are also moved forward by their timetable.


 

 

According to Mr. Gao Qing, Deputy Director General of Jiangsu Provincial Economic and Information Technology Commission, the main architecture of the WIM Summit features “11188”, namely, one high-level expert consultative conference (which is the First Plenary Session of the Leading Group for Building a Province with Competitive Manufacturing & Consultative Conference of Intelligent Manufacturing Experts), one summit, one exhibition for the world intelligent manufacturing, eight parallel forums and eight special programs. The speakers for the summit and parallel forums have primarily confirmed their incoming presence, including 26 domestic and foreign academicians.

 

To be specific, the summit is composed of four parts, namely, keynote speeches, the “National Strategies” forum, “Business Practices” forum and “Enterprises, Universities and Research Institutes Collaboration” forum. The parallel forums consist of “Standardization of Intelligent Manufacturing”, “Solutions to Intelligent Manufacturing”, “Intelligent Manufacturing & Industrial Internet”, “Intelligent Manufacturing & Information Security”, “Cutting-edge Technology in Intelligent Manufacturing”, “Intelligent Manufacturing & Innovation of Business Models”, “Intelligent Manufacturing & Intelligence Clusters” and “Intelligent Manufacturing & Reform of Automobile Industry”. Many well-known experts, scholars and entrepreneurs in the world’s intelligent manufacturing sector, such as Mr. Zhou Ji, President of Chinese Academy of Engineering, Mr. Jan Michael Mrosik, Global Executive Vice President of Siemens and Mr. Ren Yuxiang, Global Vice President of Tesla Motors, will deliver remarks or presentations.


 


As to the exhibition, it highlights inter-activeness and the sense of experiencing of the cases. The exhibits will showcase the advanced and cutting-edge technology. The exhibitors are representative of most well-known intelligent manufacturers. Businesses have shown such great enthusiasm in registering that the number of exhibition halls for the WIM Expo at Nanjing International Expo Center has expanded from two to three with a total area of nearly 100,000 square meters, one third of which will be covered by Fortune 500 companies. Siemens, Bosch, Microsoft, ABB, Huawei, Haier and other well-known organizations and companies at home and abroad will come to the exhibition. Famous intelligent manufacturers in our province, such as Panda, XCMG, Hengtong Group, Zhongtian Group and Estun will also come as exhibitors. What’s worth mentioning is that an exhibition area will set aside for “Intelligent Manufacturing in Jiangsu”, where explorations and practices of the province in intelligent workshops, intelligent solutions, intelligent industrial applications and intelligent manufacturing innovations will be displayed.

 

During the period of the WIM Summit, a series of activities will also be held, including the release of the State’s Thirteenth Five-year Plan for Intelligent Manufacturing, Inauguration Ceremony of Chinese Suppliers’ Association for Systematic Solutions to Intelligent Manufacturing, National Application Skills Competition for Industrial Robot Technology, the Finals and Award Ceremony of the First “Intelligent Manufacturing in Jiangsu” Innovation Competition, Jiangsu Supply-Demand Alignment Workshop of Intelligent Manufacturing for Enterprises, Geeks Showtime, the Special Activity of Siemens’ Digital Innovation and the Special Activity of Phoenix-Lead’s Digital Manufacturing for Industrial Electrical Engineering.

 

It is also known that, in the early stage of the preparations for the Summit, an organizing committee, composed of the MIIT, Jiangsu Province and Nanjing City, has been set up, with Minster of the MIIT Mr. Miao Wei and Governor of Jiangsu Mr. Shi Taifeng as Directors and high-level officials of 20-odd government agencies including the Department of General Affairs, the Department of Equipment and the Department of International Affairs of the MIIT, the Department of General Affairs of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, the Department of Publicity of the CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee, Jiangsu Provincial Economic and Information Technology Commission, Foreign Affairs Office of Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government and Nanjing Municipal People’s Government as Members. Subordinate to it, there are six working teams, namely, Secretariat and Comprehensive Coordination Team, Exhibition Team, Publicity Team, Foreign Affairs Team, Security Team and Logistics Team, to coordinate the event. Also subordinate to the organizing committee is the Office of Preparations, which is headed by Jiangsu Provincial Economic and Information Technology Commission and takes charge of everyday preparations for the Summit. As to invitation of guests, the Office of Preparations have been to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Qingdao and Jinan for relevant conferences and forums to invite prestigious experts at home and abroad to the Summit and alignment of national important think tanks and research institutes to discuss the organization of the summit forum and parallel forums and the invitation of guests.

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