The 2020 World Intelligent Manufacturing Conference (WIMC) will be held from November 26 to 28 at Nanjing International Expo Convention Center. Hybrid online and offline channels will be adopted at this conference.
With a new pattern of "Cloud" expo, the Cloud Expo has been released currently.
On the afternoon of November 23, Nanjing Municipal Committee and Municipal Government jointly held a press conference and briefed relevant information about the Opening Ceremony and guests.
Sneak Peak: Opening Ceremony Highlights
The Opening Ceremony of the 2020 World Intelligent Manufacturing Conference will kick off at 9:00 a. m. on November 26 at the Zhonghua Hall of Nanjing International Expo Center.
Preview of "Leading" Enterprises of the Intelligent Manufacturing Industry via the Cloud
The Cloud exhibition platform will be displayed and introduced in an all-round way, by relying on the huge electronic screen that makes it possible for the audience to look into the cloud expo platform on the spot from five major exhibition halls, namely Equipment and Public Service Platform Hall, System Solutions Hall, Demonstration and Application Hall, Talent Communication Hall, and Financial Matchmaking Hall. Thereinto, the highlighted enterprises include ESTUN, RS Technology, Siemens, ZTE, Nanjing Iron and Steel Group, MI, Haier, Rhino Smart Manufacturing, and other "leading" enterprises in the field of intelligent manufacturing.
Heavy Releasing of "Double Top 10" List
Intelligent Manufacturing Alliance of CAST Member Societies (IMAC) and China Intelligent Manufacturing System Integrator Consortium (CIMSIC) will release the "World 10 Scientific and Technological Developments in Intelligent Manufacturing" and "China 10 Scientific and Technological Developments in Intelligent Manufacturing", shortly known as "Double 10" Releasing, as well as the "2020 China Intelligent Manufacturing Benchmarking Enterprises". The releasing plays its role to fully showcase the latest technological achievements such as industrial software, intelligent manufacturing platform & system integration, robots, high-end NC machine tools, additive manufacturing equipment, and intelligent complete equipment, as well as present solutions and application demonstrations of the manufacturing industry's digitalization, networking, and intelligent development in a multi-dimensional way.
Sharing of Experts in the Intelligent Manufacturing Industry
At the Opening Ceremony, Bernardo Calzadilla Sarmiento, the Managing Director of the Directorate of Digitalization, Technology, and Agribusiness of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), will be invited to deliver a speech by means of online video. Henning Kagermann, a foreign academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), "Father of Industry 4.0" and former President of the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) of Germany, Philippe Bartissol, Global Vice President of Dassault Systèmes, and other international guests will give video presentations themed on the digital revolution, intelligent manufacturing solutions, and enterprises digital transformation. In addition, domestic industrial experts and enterprise leaders including Cao Dewang, Founder and Chairman of Fuyao Glass Industry Group Co., Ltd., Yuan Jie, Secretary of the Leading CPC Group and Chairman of China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation, and Zhang Jindong, Vice Chairman of All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce and Chairman of Suning Holdings Group will make keynote speeches around the themes of enterprises intelligent manufacturing transformation, industrial internet, the driving force of consumption and services to promote the development of intelligent manufacturing, and so forth.
Gathering of Distinguished Guests
As of November 22, over 320 domestic and foreign academicians, experts and scholars, as well as guests from national and internationally renowned organizations and enterprises, have confirmed their personal presence at the offline opening ceremony and sub-forums, including 16 domestic and foreign academicians such as Zhou Ji, Zhao Chunjiang, Tu Shandong, Shan Zhongde, more than 160 heads and representatives of international well-known organizations and enterprises, nearly 100 experts and scholars of scientific research institutes and societies, and more than 50 representative guests of leading backbone enterprises in the eight major industrial chains in Nanjing.
In addition, over 300 foreign guests will attend the conference online, among whom 6 academicians from Canada, Austria, Australia, Britain, and some other countries will give a remote keynote report at corresponding sub-forums.