From March 23rd to 25th, the most recognizable “2016 International Convention for Innovation in China’s Smart Cities “was held in Ji’nan, Shandong Province. It was jointly sponsored by Ji’nan Municipal People’s Government, the Small Town Reform and Development Center under National Development and Reform Commission, and Smart City Industry Alliance, on the theme of “innovative smart city”. The conference was efficient, pragmatic and fruitful, which played a leading role in the better development of smart city construction in China. As the co-organizer of this convention, Telchina Smart Industry Group Co., Ltd. showed a significant social and industry influence.
The conference has a wide range of influence, and it plays a very good role in promoting the development of smart city and related enterprises. Firstly, it is an international event. More than 47 foreign guests attended the conference, including 10 from Britain, 5 from Japan, 2 from Korea, 4 from Singapore, 6 from international institutions, 3 from India, and 13 from HK. Secondly, the conference is efficient and pragmatic. There were 26 sub forums held at the same time, covering all aspects of smart city, thus new products and views in various fields have been widely exchanged. Thirdly, in this conference, enterprise has the chance to speak directly to local government. The government officers from 31 provinces, cities and autonomous regions took part in the conference, seeking common development under new policy of smart city. Fourthly, a number of leading enterprises showed their new products and technologies to meet the market, such as Telchina, Hualu Group, IBM, ZTE, etc. Fifthly,
The roundtable conference for Ji’nan innovative smart city was directly docked with the current process of Ji’nan Smart City, and will further promote the construction of smart city in Ji’nan.
Not only this convention but also Telchina has been given abroad attention from the press. On the day of opening ceremony, CCTV news network reported the entire General Assembly, and Ma Shujie, chairman of Telchina, received an exclusive interview by CCTV Finance and, Dragon TV. In the interview, Mr. Ma said, "the market space of smart city is very huge, so there will be good development for smart city in China. During the construction of smart city, enterprise needs not only technological innovation, but also comprehensive ability, and should regard itself as a participant, consultant and service provider to have a deep understanding of the city you serve, including the development stages, scale, advantages and disadvantages, etc. Learned from practice, only know this, can enterprise do a good job in the construction of smart city.
This convention is also a grand gathering for the display of development efforts and typical cases of Telchina. Wang Wentao, Secretary of Ji'nan Municipal Committee, said that, “Ji’nan has made great progress in urban infrastructure intelligentization and transformation, especially in the field of transportation, security, water supply, gas supply, lighting, and underground pipelines. We have taken the lead in establishing the digital municipal system in China.” Among them, the projects implemented by Telchina, including digital municipal, smart lighting, water supply and drainage management, comprehensive underground pipeline corridor, won high praise from all walks of life, and were evaluated to be classic cases in China. Besides, the project of “Smart Chang’le” was selected as exemplary case in China’s innovative smart city.