Cohosted by the ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the China Association for Science and Technology and the People's Government of Jiangsu province, World Intelligent Manufacturing Summit (WIMS) 2017 was successfully held in Nanjing 6-8 December, 2017.
Themed around "fusion, convergence, innovation & change", WIMS 2017 was comprised of a series of events including expo, summit, sub-forum and carnival. In parallel with the main forum, there are 14 sub-forum and leading enterprise forum. The expo has three exhibition halls, covering an area of 50,000㎡. Through all of these activities, we have facilitated the exchange between industry, academia, financial sector and the government, created a high-level professional activity in the world intelligent manufacturing field.
More than 300 well-known guests from nearly 20 countries and regions participated in the conference, with more than 10,000 professional visitors. More than 90% of the exhibitors at the WIMS Expo came with their most advanced equipment, production lines and solutions. The number of professional visitors exceeded 100,000. The exhibition was very lively, with more than 85% of the companies expressed their willingness to participate next year.
Mr. Zhou Ji, Dean of the Chinese Academy of Engineering made a keynote speech entitled "China's Intelligent Manufacturing Development Strategy Research" and for the first time, he released the research results of the Zhiqiangqiangguo Workgroup of China Academy of Engineering. On behalf of the Organizing Committee, Qi Ruilin, then-Mayor of Nanjing pronounced at the closing ceremony the "National Smart Manufacturing Cooperation and Development Nanjing Initiative" and proposed to establish a cooperative development mechanism for the World Intelligent Manufacturing Conference. Institute of intelligent manufacturing at China Association for Science and Technology released the "Top Ten Scientific and Technological Progress of Intelligent Manufacturing in the World" and "Top Ten Scientific and Technological Progress of Intelligent Manufacturing in China"; The China Enterprise Confederation released authoritative information such as "China Smart Manufacturing Green Paper (2017)". All of these release has elevated the forum to a new height.
Said Jahanmir 美国机械工程师学会理事长
Magnus Breidne 瑞典皇家工程院副院长
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
OFFICIAL WECHAT OF WIMS