China Int'l Rail Transit & Equipment Manufacturing Industry Expo (Oct. 18-20)
A press conference of the 2019 China International Rail Transit & Equipment Manufacturing Industry Exposition is held. (Photo/Zou Weiyu)
The 2019 China International Rail Transit & Equipment Manufacturing Industry Exposition will be held at the Changsha International Convention and Exhibition Center between October 18 and 20.
The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) and the Hunan Provincial People's Government announced the news at a press conference in Beijing on September 25. CCPIT Vice Chairman Zhang Shenfeng and Hunan Vice Governor He Baoxiang briefed on the expo preparations.
With the theme of “Smart Rail Connecting the Future”, the expo will focus on ‘Belt and Road’ initiative to present global latest technologies and achievements in rail transit and equipment manufacturing industry, through various forms such as “exhibition plus trade”, “exhibition plus finance”, “exhibition plus talents”, and “exhibition plus forum”.
It will be a platform for extensive exchanges, efficient matchmaking and deep cooperation between enterprises in this sector.
The expo features one exhibition, two main events, four thematic activities, and several market-based events and field visits. It will help promote the synergy of enterprises, universities, and research institutes, the integration of upstream and downstream industries, and the optimization of the whole-industry-chain resource allocation.
The “Rail Transit and Equipment Manufacturing Industry Talent Summit” will be the highlight. A total of 100 enterprises and public institutions and 2,000 professional personnel will participate. “A Directory of High-level Talent Demands in Rail Transit and Equipment Manufacturing Industry” will be issued.
The expo is expected to cover an area of 54,000 square meters. It will present rail transit vehicles, technologies and ancillary equipment, electromechanical equipment, and interior systems, as well as international advanced technologies and equipment such as rail transit infrastructure construction equipment, engineering and road maintenance machinery, and smart city intelligent transportation system, and communication signal equipment.
Five of the world’s top eight rail transit vehicle manufacturers have confirmed to participate, including China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (CRRC), Bombardier Inc., Alstom, Siemens, and Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (Wabtec).
Government officials, business associations and company representatives from nearly 20 countries including Germany, France, the United States, Serbia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Laos and Myanmar also confirmed their participation. CRRC, China Railway Signal & Communication Co., Ltd. (CRSC), China Railway Construction Corporation Limited (CRCC) and other leading enterprises will be the prospective purchasers.
The expo is co-sponsored by CCPIT and the Hunan Provincial People's Government. The biennial event is held permanently in Hunan. It is the only national-level expo in China's rail transit and equipment manufacturing industry.
Expo events at a glance:
Rail Transit Development Forum
Urban Rail Transit New Mobile Equipment Forum
Rail Transit and Equipment Manufacturing Industry Talent Summit
Rail Transit and Financing Cooperation Forum
International Rail Transit Cooperation Fair
New Product and Technology Launch Event
Rail Transit Communication Signal Key Technology Forum
Forum on Rail Transit 5G Technology Applications
Corporate Field Visits