Convening of 2013 China (Shanghai) Smart City Promotion Forum
SHANGHAI, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — 2013 China (Shanghai) Smart City Promotion Forum will be convened at Shanghai International Convention Center in the morning of November 13, 2013, which will be jointly hosted by the Regional Cooperation Office for City Informatization and China Urban Informationization Promotion Forum, organized by City Information Network and Shanghai Smart City Promotion Center, and co-organized by China Software and Services Outsourcing Network, CIFAL Shanghai International Training Center and Beijing Xinfu Media Advertising Co., Ltd, and the theme of this forum is “Wisdom Boosts the Dream of China”. There will be a total of more than 500 user representatives of the relevant industries attending this forum, including Hong Jingyi (Director of Electronic Technology Information Research Institute of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Chairman of China Computer Users Association), He Shouchang (Deputy Director of Shanghai Cultural and Creative Industry Promotion Leading Group Office), Gao Xinmin (Member of Advisory Committee for State Informatization and Vice President of Internet Society of China), Tang Qun (General Secretary of China Computer Users Association), and Shi Yibing (Chairman and CEO of Wonders Information Co., Ltd.), and representatives from more than 40 cities and dozens of well-known representatives in information industries at home and abroad. This forum will be jointly presided by Niu Shuguo, Director of Shanghai Smart City Promotion Center and Xiao Yaping, Director of China Computer Users Association and Executive General Secretary of China Urban Informationization Promotion Forum.
Hong Jingyi, Director of Electronic Technology Information Research Institute of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Chairman of China Computer Users Association, made a speech in the conference: the construction of smart city is a long-term project, so we should promote the construction of smart city with a pragmatic attitude and innovative spirit. We have seen that some cities have made gratifying achievements in promoting the construction of smart city in last two years. The construction of smart city will also bring opportunities for the development of information industry. The products of solution and service providers of outstanding smart city which is represented by Wonders Information Co., Ltd., have been successfully applied in e-government, health care, social security and other fields and a number of cities, and Wonders itself also continues to grow and develop.
According to Xiao Yaping, Director of China Computer Users Association and Executive General Secretary of China Urban Informationization Promotion Forum, urban population amounts to over 600 million in more than 660 cities, and the economic aggregate created by cities have become the major part of China’s economy. With the acceleration of China’s urbanization, urban systems such as water, electricity, transportation, health care, education have borne heavy burdens, and the urban administration faces a series of problems. Thus, the informationization is an effective means to enhance urban administration and create happy and harmonious urban live.
Smart city gathers and gives full play to the wisdom through various channels and mechanisms to provide strong support for economic and social development. The concept of smart city is increasingly recognized by the majority of the cities in recent years, and there have been hundreds of cities proposing and launching the projects of smart city construction currently. This forum aims to publicize and demonstrate the achievements of the majority of cities for promoting the smart city construction; to explore the regular pattern of smart city construction; to summarize and exchange the experience for smart city construction; to create the road for smart city construction with Chinese characteristics and in line with China’s actual situations; to strengthen the collaboration and interaction between manufacturers and cities; to promote the overall process of China’s smart city construction. Xiao Yaping also said that a lot of scenic spots were overcrowded during this National Day Golden Week, and the future smart city construction will play a larger role in relieving this situation. The construction and promotion of the smart city will greatly facilitate our production and life, and the theme of this forum is determined as “Wisdom Boosts the Dream of China”.
In recognition of those cities which have made outstanding achievements in promoting the smart city construction, and those characters and information industry enterprises which have made an important contribution to the smart city construction, this forum especially gave awards to some cities, enterprises and characters after the co-validation of organizing experts of the Regional Cooperation Office for City Informatization and China Urban Informationization Promotion Forum. For those awarded solution and service providers for domestic smart cities, Xiao Yaping has also made a brief introduction:
Wonders Information Co., Ltd. (stock code: 300168) is one of the first professional companies which specializes in information service. Based in industrial application software, customized IT service and System Integration, the company provides all-in-one wisdom application solution for government, public health care, social security, aviation & transportation, market supervision, etc., and the business has been successfully applied in Shanghai, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Heilongjiang, Sichuan, Guangdong, Shandong, Inner Mongolia and other provinces and cities.
Powerleader Science & Technology Group Limited (listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange), providing Intel IA architecture Powerleader cloud server and corresponding solutions as the main business, is China’s largest cloud server products and solutions provider. Guided by market demand, Powerleader has 17 years of experience in server technology research and development and completely independent innovation capability.
Digital China Information Service Company Ltd. (DCITS in short), affiliated with Digital China Holdings Limited (HK00861), is a specialized and integrated IT service provider. As the major practitioner of Digital China’s IT service business, DCITS has made excellent performance in national IT service market, making Digital China to rank TOP in China’s IT service market in terms of market share and rank as one of the top four providers in terms of IT service market share in all industries.
Established in 1998, Wuhan Two-Way Communication Education & Technology Ltd is is the exclusive implementation unit of the “Smart Campus” pilot projects designated by Wuhan Education Bureau and Wuhan Information Industrial Bureau, and one of the 2012 Top Ten Technology Innovation Enterprises awarded by Wuhan Science and Technology Bureau. The completion of the “Smart Campus” project will further enrich the notion of “Smart City”, and promote the process of educational modernization in Wuhan.
Ruijie Networks (stock code: 002396) is a leading network solution supplier in China. The company focuses on customer benefits and strives to constantly improve customers’ network application experience, to provide end-to-end network solutions for carriers, finance, governments, education and enterprises and other industries, and to create new value for customers through continuous technological innovation. Currently, Ruijie Networks has 38 branches with sales and service covering Asia, Europe, North America, and South America, and has more than 3,100 employees, including over 1,600 R&D personnel which work in five R&D centers, including Fuzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu and Tianjin.
The following is the list of awarded cities organizations in this forum (in phonetic order of pinyin)
2013 Outstanding Achievement Award of China (Shanghai) Smart City Promotion Dongcheng District of Beijing, Dalian, Foshan, Handan, Huizhou, Jiangyin, Liaoyuan, Ma'anshan, Maoming, Ningbo, Nanchang, Nanping, Pudong New District of Shanghai, Putuo District of Shanghai, Tieling, Tangshan, Weifang, Weihai, Wuhan, Wuxi, Wuyishan, Xiamen, Xinyu, Yangzhou, Yizheng and Zhengzhou
2013 Outstanding Contribution Award for China (Shanghai) Smart City Promotion Powerleader Science & Technology Group Limited IBM China Company Limited Digital China Information Service Company Ltd. Wonders Information Co., Ltd. Wuhan Two-Way Communication Education & Technology Ltd. Ruijie Networks China Mobile Shanghai Branch
2013 Outstanding Products for Customers' Convenience in Chinese Smart City Promotion Wuhan Two-Way Communication Education & Technology Ltd.
2013 Outstanding Fellow in Chinese Smart City Promotion Huang Changqing Director of Wuhan Information Industry Office Li Chuanheng Director of Weifang Economic and Informatization Committee Pan Xichun Director of Zhengzhou Informatization Office Xu Chunhui Vice Secretary of Wuyishan Municipal Committee and Mayor of Wuyishan Municipal People's Government Zhang Keping Director General of Wuxi Informatization and Wireless Administration
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