The Chinese Academy of Engineering is a national and independent organization composed of elected members with the highest honor in the community of engineering and technological sciences of the nation. Its missions are to initiate and conduct strategic studies, provide consultancy services for decision-making of nation’s key issues in engineering and technological sciences and promote the development of the undertaking of engineering and technological sciences in China and devote itself to the benefit and welfare of the society. Its functions are mainly in aspects as follows: 1.Bringing into full play the integrated advantages of its members who act as a group in multi-disciplinary, inter-departmental and inter-industrial, to take part in the decision-making for the national and regional economic development and social progress, undertake the studies, consultancy and evaluation of strategies for the construction of key projects and high-tech industries, and provide the central and local governments with suggestions for top-priority fields of development and orientation of key investment;2.Organizing studies on issues of orientation and frontiers of key engineering science and technology, promoting capacity of innovation in industrial technology and raising the level of management science and engineering project;3.Carry out extensively academic exchanges and cooperations at home and abroad at all levels and in various forms so as to create an open environment for the healthy growth of excellent young and middle-aged experts;4.Energetically popularize science knowledge and enhance the publication in science and technology to make contributions to the promotion of the standard of engineering science and technology and the quality of workforce as well as the whole society in terms of science and culture in China;5.Safeguard science ethics and carry forward the science spirit, and to promote vigorously the construction of socialist spiritual civilization. (learn more)
The China International Industry Fair (CIIF), a leading event on equipment manufacturing in China, is jointly organized by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the China Chamber of International Commerce, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, co-organized by the China Machinery Industry Federation and managed by Shanghai East Best & Lansheng International (Group) Co., Ltd. CIIF is staged from the first Tuesday to Saturday in November annually in Shanghai. The 18th China International Industry Fair or CIIF is going to be held from 1 to 5 November, the National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai).CIIF will comprise eight Theme Shows under one roof and occupy more than 230,000 sq. meters as its display area. Over 2,100 exhibitors and 120,000 local and international trade visitors are expected to attend the event. (learn more)
National Exhibition and Convention Center (Shanghai) is a national exhibition center co-built by the Ministry of Commerce of China and the Shanghai Municipal Government. Invested and operated by the Shanghai Exhibition Co., Ltd., National Exhibition and Convention Center(short for NECC), based in the booming Yangtze River Delta region, aims to serve China and the world with its cutting-edge design and multiple facilities. Its rich services will help drive China’s economic restructuring, fuel the transformation of economic growth patterns, and contribute to the fast and healthy development of the Chinese economy and society. NECC will be the largest single block building and exhibition complex in the world with a total construction area of 1.47 million square meters, among which 1.27 million square meters are above ground. It is only 1.5 km (straight-line distance) away from the Hongqiao Transportation Hub, and is connected with Hongqiao Airport and Hongqiao Railway Station via the city’s Metro Line 2. Furthermore, it is only one or two hours’ drive from the major cities in the Yangtze River Delta thanks to the convenient highway networks around. Facilities at the NECC include exhibition halls, the commercial center, the office buildings, and a hotel. These four facilities are linked together by an 8-meter-high elevated pedestrian walkway.