The world VR industry conference 2019 opened in Nanchang

The 2019 World VR Industry Conference is co-sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the people’s government of Jiangxi province. Liu He, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and VP of the State Council, attended the opening ceremony and delivered a speech. Liu Qi, Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee; Miao Wei, Minister of Industry and Information Technology; Yin Mei Gen, member of the standing committee of the provincial party committee and Secretary of the Nanchang Party Committee, all spoke in the ceremony. Wang Zhi Gang, Minister of Science and Technology, Bai Chun Li, President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Li Xiao Hong, President of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Yun Yan Lin, Deputy Director of the Central Financial Office, and Lu Jun Hua, Deputy Secretary General of the State Council attended the ceremony. Governor Yi Lian Hong presided over the opening ceremony.

Martin Edward Helman, winner of the Turing prize and academician of the US National Academy of Engineering; Zhao Qin Qing, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and President of the Virtual Reality Industry Alliance; Vini Natara Chibexakunda, ambassador of Zambia to China; Nkuleke Ntutuko Godfrey Maharaba, Mayor of Newcastle, South Africa; Guo Ping, rotating Chairman of HuaWei Technologies Co., LTD., Wang Xue Hong, Chairman of HTC, Li Guo Hua, General Manager of China United Communications Co., LTD., and other industry experts, scholars and entrepreneurs attended the opening ceremony.

Liu He pointed out in his speech that President Xi Jin Ping personally sent a congratulatory letter to the first World VR Industry Congress last year, which fully reflected the Chinese government’s high regard for the development of VR industry and pointed the way for her development. At present, the new round of scientific and technological revolution and industrial change, represented by digital technology and life science, is one of the most active frontier areas, showing distinctive characteristics of strong technology development synergy, wide range of product applications, and great industrial development potential。

Liu He stressed that to promote the healthy development of VR industry, we should adhere to the need to lead development, pay attention to basic research and original capabilities, create a good environment for development, vigorously strengthen education and personnel training, and actively carry out international exchanges and cooperation. China’s long-term positive fundamentals have not changed, and the prospects for development are still very bright. We have a vibrant micro-base, a huge swing space with resilience, adequate macro-policy tools and full confidence and the ability to ensure that the stated macroeconomic objectives will be achieved.

Liu He said, the new round of China-US economic and trade consultations has made substantial progress and laid an important foundation for the signing of the phased agreement. Stopping the escalation of the trade war is good for China, good for the United States and for the whole world, and is the common aspiration of producers and consumers. The two sides should properly address each other’s core concerns on the basis of equality and mutual respect and strive to create a good environment and achieve common goals.

Liu Qi said that today last year, President Xi Jin Ping sent a congratulatory letter to the first world VR industry conference, putting forward high expectations for promoting the development of VR industry and strengthening international exchanges and cooperation in VR field. The conference’s “VR make the world more wonderful – VR + 5 g open new era” theme, is to further implement the important instructions of Chairman Xi Jin Ping’s spirit, seize the significant opportunities, strengthen innovation lead, speed up application popularization, promote 5 g VR industry development, open new era, strive to make Jiangxi province the new name card in VR.

Liu Qi also pointed out that starting a new era of perception, Jiangxi will focus on optimizing the strategic layout, building a number of VR characteristic towns, industrial bases and innovation incubation bases, forming a key industrial cluster and creating a core area of VR industry. Efforts should be made to strengthen research and development, push forward the construction of innovation center, strengthen core technology research, and build VR technology innovation zone. More should be devoted to deepen integrated development, accelerate the integration and penetration of VR technology into life and production fields, build a number of demonstration bases for VR application, and build VR application demonstration zones. Creating a favorable environment, improving policies and measures, strengthening the construction of talent team, continuously optimizing the government service environment, and building a cluster of VR elements are all essential. Let us join hands to advance and deepen cooperation, jointly march towards a new era of VR enabling development and improving the well-being of mankind, and write a new chapter in the development of VR industry.

Miao Wei expressed that at present, a new round of scientific and technological revolution and industrial transformation is in the making. The new generation of information technology represented by 5G, artificial intelligence and virtual reality has been deeply integrated with the manufacturing industry, which has become an important driving force for the high-quality development of China’s economy. Virtual reality is the synthesizer of the new generation of information technology. It is recognized as the next “hit” of the information industry. Especially since this year, with the issuance of 5G license, China has officially entered the first year of 5G commercial use. 5G and VR promote each other and together, will develop a broader market space. The global virtual reality industry is moving towards a rapid growth from the initial cultivation stage. Faced with development opportunities, we will fully implement President Xi Jin Ping’s instructions, and further intensify our work in accordance with the central government’s arrangements and requirements, accelerate the establishment of a collaborative innovation system, improve the industrial ecology, deepen openness and cooperation, and promote high-quality development of the virtual reality industry.

Miao mentioned that China is one of the regions with the most active innovation and entrepreneurship, the highest market acceptance and the largest development potential in the global VR industry. The world VR industry conference has become an important platform for communication in the global VR industry and a new card for Jiangxi’s economic development. I hope that you will take this conference as an opportunity to communicate, build consensus on development, carry out practical cooperation, and work together to promote the healthy development of the virtual reality industry.

The opening ceremony was followed by keynote speeches by Guo Ping, Martin Edward Heyman, Li Guo Hua, Hong Da International Electronics Co., Ltd. CEO Yves Meitle, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Wave Group CEO and Chief Scientist Wang En Dong, National Academy of Engineering, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Henry M. Fox and others delivered excellent speeches on the themes of enhancing VR industry infrastructure, cutting-edge technologies and applications in the digital economy, deep integration of 5G and VR industries, and upgrading the level of VR/AR industry development. The conference also released the 2019 China VR 50 list.

Vice Minister of Science and Technology Huang Wei, Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Xiang Li Pin, provincial leaders Mao Wei Ming, Zhao Li Ping, Wu Xiao Jun, Zhou Meng, Chen Jun Qing and experts and scholars from the United States, Austria, New Zealand and other countries and China Telecom, China Mobile, ZTE, Intel, Microsoft, Siep, Qualcomm, Dell, Dolby Laboratory, Alibaba, Tencent, ZiGuang , science and technology and other business executives attended the opening ceremony.


Source: Jiangxi Daily



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