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World Transport Congress 2022 to be unveiled in Wuhan in June

Seetao 2022-03-18 11:25
  • It is of great practical significance to further promote the interconnection with the transportation infrastructure of the Belt and Road
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On February 17, 2022, the China Association for Science and Technology held a press conference for the first quarter of 2022, announcing that the 2022 World Transportation Conference (WTC) will be held in Wuhan in June. The theme of the conference is "Innovation, Low Carbon, Circulation and Sharing - More Sustainable Transportation", and the preparations for the conference are currently underway. Liu Xingping, Minister of Science and Technology Innovation Department of China Association for Science and Technology, Wang Qinglin, Vice Minister of International Cooperation Department of China Association for Science and Technology, Wang Dapeng, Deputy Secretary-General of China Highway Society, and more than 20 media such as People's Daily, Xinhua News Agency, CCTV, Science and Technology Daily, and Guangming Daily Reporters attended the press conference. The press conference was hosted by Song Yurong, Vice Minister of Publicity and Culture Department of China Association for Science and Technology.

Wang Qinglin, deputy director of the International Cooperation Department of the China Association for Science and Technology, briefly introduced the overall situation of the 2022 World Transportation Conference. The World Transportation Conference is an international academic conference and achievement display platform in the field of transportation, approved by the State Council, co-sponsored by the China Association for Science and Technology, the Ministry of Transport, and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, undertaken by the China Highway Society, and supported by domestic and foreign transportation technology organizations. Since its establishment in 2017, it has been successfully held for three sessions. The holding of the conference is of great significance for displaying the achievements of transportation science and technology innovation, promoting the exchange and cooperation of world transportation science and technology, and promoting the innovation and development of transportation science and technology, and has been widely recognized by the international transportation community. and sure. The World Transportation Conference is of great practical significance and far-reaching significance for building a "powerful country in transportation", further promoting international exchanges and cooperation and the interconnection of the Belt and Road transportation infrastructure, enhancing China's development capabilities in the field of transportation, and driving and leading the development direction of the world's transportation. historical meaning.

Wang Dapeng, deputy secretary general of China Highway Society, introduced the preparations for the conference. The 2022 World Transport Congress will be held in Wuhan from June 13th to 16th. The conference consists of the opening ceremony and keynote speech, the theme of the Belt and Road international transportation, parallel forums, expositions, prizes and results release and other activities. The conference will invite famous scientists and domestic academicians to give academic reports or participate in forum activities. Foreign academicians and heads of international organizations can participate in exchanges online. The conference plans to arrange more than 280 parallel forums and about 1,700 academic reports. The conference will invite no less than 100 international experts to participate in academic exchanges in the form of video recording and broadcasting, and will conduct extensive publicity in advance to enhance the academic influence of the conference.

The 2022 World Transportation Conference will also set up the "Guest Country" and "Guest Province" for the first time. Germany will be selected as the guest country to strengthen in-depth exchanges and docking with the guest country; Hubei will be selected as the guest province. A special event featuring the integration of science and innovation and industrial development to serve the high-quality economic and social development of Hubei.

The Transportation Technology Expo, held concurrently with the forum, will be held from June 13 to 15, with an exhibition area of about 20,000 square meters. It will focus on displaying the latest technologies and engineering examples in the field of transportation, especially representative smart engineering, smart management, smart Manufacturing and technological achievements such as new systems, equipment, materials, and solutions.

During the conference, the finals and award ceremony of the 2022 World University Student Bridge Design Competition will also be held, and influential think tank reports such as "China Transportation 2022" will continue to be released. At the same time, various activities such as the launch of the innovation achievement conference, the release of standards, the signing of strategic cooperation, and special promotions will be held. Editor / Xu Shengpeng


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