2019 Smart China Expo is around the corner! June 11th, 2019, the first press conference of the 2019 Smart China Expo (hereinafter referred to as SCE 2019) took place. It is released from the press conference that with the approval of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, the SCE 2019 will be held on August 26th–29th in Chongqing International Expo Center. SCE 2019 will be jointly organized by the Chongqing Municipal People’s Government, the Ministry of Science and Technology, PRC, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, PRC, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering and China Association for Science and Technology.
Continuing with the theme of “Smart Technology: Empowering Economy, Enriching Life”, SCE 2019 will focus on a series of events including conferences, exhibitions, contests, and forums. Conference: Heads of political party and state will be invited to the Opening Ceremony to deliver remarks while foreign political dignitaries, renowned domestic and foreign entrepreneurs and experts and scholars will make speeches in the Big Data and Smart Technology Summit, inspiring innovation and embracing brighter prospects for smart industries. Exhibitions: With an estimated indoor exhibition area of over 150,000 sm2, the event will also be a showcase of the latest products, technologies, business forms and models of the global big data and smart industries. Contests: The finals and roadshows will be held as professional platforms for project execution and brain gain. Forums: Centering on the hot topics of 5G, “Smart Technology+” and Smart Development under the Belt and Road Initiative, leading entrepreneurs and academicians will have in-depth discussions on and provide solutions to the technology application bottlenecks and demand ends of big data and smart technology, thus empowering economy and enriching lives.
International participation promotes international cooperation of digital economy
Attracting greater international participation, the SCE 2019 is committed to international cooperation of digital economy.
Singapore, the United Kingdom and Italy will be the guest countries of honor for the SCE 2019, whose special exhibition zones and series events will present their outcomes in smart industries. The political figures from the Guest Countries will explore topics like “smart government services”, “smart city” and “smart life”.
We have also sent invitations to well-known companies, experts, scholars and scientific research institutions of the global smart industry, and received positive responses. Some of the already-confirmed speakers of the event include Kostya Novoselov, Nobel Prize winner for physics; Whitfield Diffie, a Turing awardee and the father of public key encryption; Daniel McNamara, senior vice president at Intel Corporation; Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba; Robin Li, Chairman of Baidu; Lei Jun, Chairman of Xiaomi; and Wang Xing, founder and CEO of meituan.com.
2000 plus domestic and foreign guests are expected to attend the event, showing extensive sectors of the guests and higher international exposure of exhibitors compared with the SCE 2019.
To be more professional and to be committed to presenting deliverables and projects matchmaking.
Being a professional event of the smart sector, SCE 2019 is committed to presenting deliverables and projects matchmaking.
With key focuses of smart industry, smart manufacturing and smart application, we will set up six exhibition zones: general trend and policy directions, smart technology and product, smart manufacturing, smart application, regional innovation and smart life interactive experience. The six zones will closely complement each other and offer an all-round, panoramic display of the status quo and trends of the development of the smart industry
At present, Google, Intel, Mitsubishi Electric, SK Hynix, Qualcomm, STMicroelectronics, Huawei, Lenovo, Alibaba, CASIC, Haier, TSINGHUA UNIGROUP, Inspur, Meituan, Xiaomi and other Fortune 500 companies and China's top 500 companies have confirmed participation.
Aiming to build SCE into an authoritative platform to launch scientific and technological outcomes and release development trends of smart industries at home and abroad, relevant national-level ministries and commissions and think tank organizations will release industry standards, index reports, ranking lists and white papers on topics including 5G, information security, artificial intelligence, industrial Internet and etc. during the Expo. Especially, the Top 50 Global Smart Manufacturing System Integrators and the China Industrial Internet and Smart Industry Development Index and other exclusive contents will be released for the first time internationally.
In addition, domestic and foreign leading companies will launch their latest cutting-edge technologies and products during the Expo.
Highlighting SCE branding and continuously expanding SCE influence.
SCE 2019 will further highlight its branding and continuously expand its influence.
Organizing committee will further cultivate and create a number of signature forums and events and continue to host themed activities which gained wide popularity last year, including the Global Digital Economy Summit, Mayors’ Roundtable for International Sister Cities of Chongqing and International Sister City Business Summit, i-Vista Self-driving Challenge and International Drone Race Performance. We will continue to enrich the contents of events and expand influence
On June 6, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology officially issued 5G licenses to China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom and China Broadcast Network and approved the four companies to operate the “Fifth generation digital cellular mobile communication service”. During SCE 2019, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology will be invited to jointly organize the “Belt and Road” Smart Development Conference so as to strengthen Chongqing’s role as a driver in Belt and Road cooperation, to send out Chongqing’s voice and to contribute Chongqing’s wisdom.
Around 5G, a hot topic with broad impact, we will invite operators, well-known suppliers and research institutes to jointly hold the 5G Smart Connectivity for the Future Summit, focusing on industrial transformation and the impact on social development brought about by the advancement of 5G enabling industries, to together discuss 5G development prospects and sharing 5G conveniences and advantages.
SCE 2019 will also co-host the Intel FPGA Smart Innovation Global Competition with Intel Corporation to call up FPGA-based products and projects from around the world and showcase top-level designs and examples. We will organize a collection of brand forums for well-known enterprises to create a grand collection of elites and wisdom and to explore more innovation windows.
At present, Alibaba, Huawei, and iFLYTECH have confirmed that they will continue to host relevant forums at SCE 2019.
Enhancing the sense of experience and bring in frontier technology closer to life.
SCE 2019 will enhance the sense of experience and bring frontier technology closer to life.
In order to let our citizens truly feel the changes brought by smart technology to our lives, we have created four real-life experience venues: Lijia "Smart Eco-city" in Liangjia New Area, Yuelai Smart Life Interactive Experience Zone, YubeiXiantao Data Valley Smart Traffic and Self-driving Demonstration Zone and the Smart Valley Smart Technology Experience Area in Chongqing Economic Development Zone (Nan’an District), so that people can truly experience future life from zero distance.
Focusing on smart life, smart production and smart facilities, SCE 2019 will establish more than 50 real-life scenarios including unmanned supermarkets, smart medical care, face-recognition storage service, hydrogen fuel vehicles, smart navigation, self-driving, AR games, and smart fitness trails, etc., comprehensively exhibiting the latest achievements of the smart industry and providing a vivid presentation of a future smart city. During SCE 2019, all venues and outdoor smart experience areas of the Chongqing International Expo Center will also be equipped with full 5G coverage. Our citizens can truly have a taste of the “5G speed” and SCE 2019 will become an experience zone of 5G ecology for the city.