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Wednesday, December 02 2020 - 11:58
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The 2020 World Industrial Design Conference & China Excellent Industrial Design Award Ceremony held in Yantai
YANTAI, China, Nov. 30, 2020 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

On November 25, the 2020 World Industrial Design Conference (WIDC 2020) & the 
China Excellent Industrial Design (CEID) Award Ceremony took place in Yantai, 
Shandong, according to the Information Office of the Yantai Municipal People's 
Government.

With the support of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization 
(UNIDO), the conference was jointly hosted by the Ministry of Industry and 
Information Technology (MIIT) and the Shandong Provincial People's Government. 
It was organized by the Shandong Province Department of Industry and 
Information Technology, the Yantai Municipal People's Government, and the China 
Industrial Design Association. 

With the theme 'Intelligent Design, Road to the Future', the conference 
collaborated with the Global Design Industry Organization (GDIO) as well as 
design associations, enterprises, institutions, universities and innovation 
leaders from more than 40 countries around the world. The innovative 3I 
integration initiative -- Idea, Intelligence & Industrial Internet, which will 
focus on the future of design and help the world economy achieve stable and 
sustainable development, was launched, During the 2020 CEID Award Ceremony, 10 
gold award winners were announced, acknowledging best industrial design in 
recent years.

Xu Kemin, Chief Economist with MIIT, Ling Wen, Vice Governor of Shandong 
Provincial People's Government and Zhang Shuping, Yantai Party secretary all 
attended the WIDC 2020 Opening Ceremony and delivered speeches. 

Li Yong, Director-General of UNIDO, Pan Yuehe, Former Executive Vice President 
of the Chinese Academy of Engineering as well as the chairman of GDIO, sent 
congratulatory videos for the ceremonial opening.

Academic advisors, practical experts, and innovative elites from the global 
intelligent manufacturing field at home and abroad gathered on the coast of the 
Bohai Sea. Yu Xiaodong, Deputy Director General of the Industry Policy Division 
of MIIT, presided over the 2020 CEID Award Ceremony, and Zhang Dailing, Deputy 
Mayor of Yantai Municipal People's Government presided over the WIDC 2020 
Opening Ceremony.

Source: The Information Office of the Yantai Municipal People's Government

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