Chinese Low Carbon City International Conference was held in Shanghai Advanced Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Sciences (SARI-CAS) on November 20, 2014. With “Low-carbon City and New type urbanization” as the theme, the “China Low-carbon city construction report” was released during the conference, and “China Smart low-carbon city industry and technology development alliance” was founded. Dr. Mianheng Jiang, the president of Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai Branch and ShanghaiTech University joined the conference, together with the President of SARI-CAS Dr. Feng Songlin, Vice Presidents Dr. Sun Yuhan, Dr. Jiang Biao and Dr. Huang Weiguang. The Australia, Sweden, Japan, Israel and Portugal Consul General in Shanghai also attended the conference. And the officials in England, Brazil and France Consul in Shanghai were also present.
The conference was hosted by Professor Weiguang Huang,. Professor Songlin Feng kicked off the event with a welcome address and announced the release of “China Low -carbon city construction report” with Professor Hongguang Jin. Professor Yuhan Sun and Mr. Zhonghua Shen, the CEO of Potevio Energy Ltd., announced the establishment of “China Smart low-carbon city industry and technology development alliance” with the other six fouding partner. Professor Hongguang Jin, academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, made a keynote speech on how to create a Low-carbon energy system. Mr. Kenji Kurata, the president of NEDO Japan, Ms Alice Cawte, Australian Consul General, Mr. Edward Baker, Consul on Climate and Energy UK in Shanghai, and Ms. Viktoria Li, Sweden Consul General, Shanghai shared their wisdom and experience about Low Carbon City.
The low carbon is the Global trend and the city is the carrier of the low carbon development. The construction of Low Carbon City is the main direction of the urbanization process. The low carbon city is a complex system including industrial layout, space and traffic planning, environmental, energy system, waste and air treatment and Information technology. Thus the construction of low carbon city needs the cooperation among government, industry and experts. SARI has built the technical service system including strategy consulting, technology demonstration and commercialization.
Chinese Low Carbon City International Conference is a part of series meeting organized by SARI. Building a platform for government, industry and research is the main target of the conference. The innovation ideas and technical commercialization is obtained by the discussion and cooperation. More than 200 attendees from 20 countries attended the conference and the papers submitted would been published by Springer.
Plate Unveiling Ceremony of “China Smart low-carbon city industry and technology development alliance”
Dr. Mianheng Jiang Raising Questions