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Work Promotion Meeting of WNEVC 2019 &
First Session of Organizing Committee Held in Beijing


Abstract

On March 14, the Work Promotion Meeting of World New Energy Vehicle Congress (WNEVC) 2019 & the First Session of Organizing Committee was held in Beijing. Dr.Wan Gang, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), President of China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and President of WNEVC, attended the meeting and delivered a speech. Huai Jinpeng, Party Secretary and Executive Vice Chairman of CAST, First Secretary of the Secretariat, and Director of WNEVC Organizing Committee, presided over the meeting and delivered a speech. Shen Xiaoming, Deputy Secretary of Hainan Provincial Party Committee, the Provincial Governor and Secretary of Party Committee and Director of WNEVC Organizing Committee, attended and addressed the meeting. Also, Song Jun, Standing Committee of CAST, Executive Secretary of CAST, and Vice Director of WNEVC Organizing Committee, participated in the meeting with other members of WNEVC Organizing Committee and the Secretariat.

During the meeting, Zhang Jinhua, Vice Chairman and Secretary-General of China SAE reported on the overall plan and progress of WNEVC 2019 on behalf of the Secretariat of the Organizing Committee. Ouyang Minggao, Executive Vice President of China EV100, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Co-Chairman of WNEVC Technology Committee, together with other committee members conducted in-depth discussion and put forward suggestions.

Wan Gang, Vice Chairman of the National Committee
of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC)
President of China Association for Science and Technology
(CAST) and President of WNEVC

Dr. Wan Gang pointed out that new energy vehicle has become a key to national strategic deployments such as the implementation of the innovation-driven development strategy, the deepening of the supply-side structural reform, and the transformation of the old and the new kinetic energy. It is a leading industry to drive the linkage development of new industries, new business formats and new economy, and a strategic industry to establish new competitive advantages for the future. He said that WNEVC is of great significance to promote the construction of ecological civilization, drive low-carbon development, and lead the transformation and upgrading of the automobile industry, as well as accelerate the building of the national ecological civilization demonstration zone in Hainan. Meanwhile, he stressed that WNEVC highlights the characteristics of electric, intelligent and shared development, focuses on the interaction between vehicles and energy, transportation, information, communication and other fields, as well as the deep integration of application scenarios of the smart city, which will play a leading role in the future development of new energy vehicles in China and the world.

Huai Jinpeng ,Party Secretary and Executive Vice Chairman of CAST
First Secretary of the Secretariat,
and Director of WNEVC Organizing Committee

According to Huai Jinpeng, WNEVC 2019 is an important event marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China by CAST, and also a strategic node that helps Hainan to connect with the world. Therefore, it should gather global wisdom and focus on the integration of industry and education to boost the coordinated development of science, technology, engineering and industry in the field of new energy vehicles through the consensus of scientists and interdisciplinary communication between industry and education. Meanwhile, it should exert an important spillover effect to the transformation of local industries and conversion of old and new kinetic energy. WNEVC 2019 will be an opportunity to push the establishment of a long-term and close strategic cooperative relationship between CAST and Hainan Province.

Shen Xiaoming, Deputy Secretary of Hainan Provincial Party Committee
the Provincial Governor and
Secretary of Party Committee and
Director of WNEVC Organizing Committee

Shen Xiaoming indicated that the Central Government of China has commissioned Hainan with strategic positioning of comprehensive in-depth reform and opening-up pilot zone, national ecological civilization pilot zone, international tourism consumption center and national major strategic services guarantee area. The holding of WNEVC is both a catalyst and booster that conform to Hainan’s strategic positioning of development, serve the industrial transformation and upgrading of Hainan, and promote high-quality economic and social development. It plays a significant role in promoting the implementation of key measures such as “Three Zones and One Center” and the Plan for Developing Clean Energy Vehicles.

During the meeting, the WNEVC Organizing Committee was requested to further improve and detail the organization scheme, and conduct the work of assigning key tasks, clarifying important time nodes and determining key organization work. The relevant departments, units and national society of China Association for Science and Technology were required to actively meet the demands of Hainan, so as to facilitate the integrated development of technology, economy and society of Hainan Province through the success of WNEVC.

Personnel The World New Energy Vehicle Congress (WNEVC), co-sponsored by China Association for Science and Technology and Hainan Provincial People’s Government, will be held in Boao, Hainan from July 1 to 3, 2019 with a theme of “New Era, New Revolution, New Industry”. The main topics of the WNEVC include energy reform, environmental protection & green development of vehicle industry, transformation, upgrading and innovative development of vehicle industry, cutting-edge technology and development trend of new energy vehicles, as well as the new trend of cross-industry integration of new energy vehicles. During WNEVC, the selection of Top Scientific Innovations and Top Cutting-edge Technologies for global new energy vehicles will be announced.

Personnel in charge of relevant departments and units attended the meeting, including the General Office, Research and Publicity Department, Academic Department and International Liaison Department of China Association for Science and Technology, the General Office, Research Office, Department of Industry and Information Technology and Foreign Affairs Office of Hainan Provincial People’s Government, Hainan Association of Science and Technology, Qionghai City, China SAE and EV100.