World Intelligent Manufacturing Summit 2018, co-hosted by Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China, Chinese Academy of Engineering and China Association for Science and Technology, was held in Nanjing on October 12, themed Empowering the Future Through Intelligent Manufacturing. Wu Zhenglong, governor of Jiangsu Province, Xin Guobin, vice minister of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Zhong Zhihua, vice president of Chinese Academy of Engineering, and Meng Qinghai, vice president of China Association for Science and Technology addressed the opening ceremony.
On behalf of the Jiangsu Provincial Party Committee and Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, Wu Zhenglong welcomed attendees and extended gratitude to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Chinese Academy of Engineering, China Association for Science and Technology and other national ministries and departments, domestic and international entrepreneurs and friends from all walks of life for their support for the development of Jiangsu. A new round of sci-tech and industrial revolution, he said, is now gathering momentum, and intelligent manufacturing will be pivotal to the growth of manufacturing sector. With a solid foundation and a completed industrial system, the manufacturing industry of Jiangsu is at a key juncture of transformation and upgrading. It is therefore significant for the province to develop intelligent manufacturing to step up upgrading the industry into a medium-high-end one, build an advanced manufacturing system that is independent and controllable and promote leading high-quality growth. In fact, as the province sticks to carrying out the manufacturing power strategy, the recent years has seen intelligent manufacturing thriving in Jiangsu. And as we enter into a new era, he added, it will inject powerful forces to the high-quality growth of the province. Under the guidance of Xi Jinping thought on socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era, we will adapt to the trend of global industrial development, focus on improving abilities for innovating core technologies, accelerate fostering clusters of advanced manufacturing industrial enterprises of international competitiveness and keep making intelligent of traditional manufacturing sector. We will strengthen the functions of platforms as mediums, connecting the manufacturing sector to the Internet and empowering it with the engine of intelligent technologies, thereby making Jiangsu an international landmark of intelligent manufacturing. By taking advantage of the summit as a platform and a link, we will better empower the economy and create a brighter future with intelligent manufacturing. Therefore, all the talents at home or abroad, he called, are embraced here to pursue innovative and entrepreneurial dreams; and all the intelligent manufacturing enterprises at home or abroad, are welcomed to invest and expand businesses in Jiangsu. Let us join hands to compose a new chapter in the new era for a brand-new Jiangsu featured by a high-quality growth of intelligent manufacturing and by a strong economy, a rich people, a beautiful environment and a civilized society.
According to Xin Guobin, it must be taken as a long-term strategic task to develop intelligent manufacturing, which should be associated with continuous strengthening of innovation-driven development, improvement of system, talent cultivation and international cooperation. We will focus on nurturing new demand for the new strategy, Zhong Zhihua said, and boost a deeper cooperation with Jiangsu Province to jointly push forward the growth of intelligent manufacturing. As for Meng Qinghai, we will integrate high-end resources, he said, to help Jiangsu construct an innovation center for industrial science and technology of international presence and an advanced manufacturing base of international competitive edge.
Zhang Jinghua, a member of the Jiangsu Provincial Party Standing Committee and secretary of Nanjing Municipal Party Committee, also addressed the opening ceremony. Ma Qiulin, deputy governor of Jiangsu, Lan Shaomin, major of Nanjing, Chen Jiangang, secretary-general of Jiangsu government, some academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering, representatives from leading intelligent manufacturing enterprises and authoritative organizations and experts and scholars on intelligent manufacturing also attended the meeting.
Wu Zhenglong, Xin Guobin, Zhong Zhihua, Meng Qinghai, Zhang Jinghua, Lan Shaomin jointly initiated the opening ceremony of the World Intelligent Manufacturing Summit 2018.
Before the opening ceremony, Wu met with some domestic and overseas conference guests and conveyed to them greetings from Lou Qinjian, secretary of Jiangsu Provincial Party Committee. During the ceremony, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and State Administration for Market Regulation jointly released the Guidelines for the System Construction of National Intelligent Manufacturing Standards (Version 2018), and the Research Institute of Electronic Information Industry Development of China released the Annual Report of China Intelligent Manufacturing Development 2017-2018. Gong Ke, chairman of World Federation of Engineering Organizations, Roland Bent, chairman of DKE German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of DIN and VDE (DKE), Ni Jun, chairman of Global Future Council on Production of the World Economic Forum, Dipesh Patel, president of IoT Services Group at ARM Limited, Lei Fanpei, board director of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, Li Shufu, board director of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd, and Hu Mingchun, director of the 14th Institute of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation, gave thought-provoking speeches at the ceremony.
Source: Xinhua Daily
ORGANIZERS Jiangsu Economic and Information Technology Commission Foreign Affairs Office of Jiangsu Provincial People's Government Intelligent Manufacturing Alliance of CAST Member Societies Nanjing Municipal People's Government
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