2017 World Internet of Things Exposition grandly opened
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On September 10, the 2017 World Internet of Things Exposition (WIOT), jointly sponsored by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, was grandly opened in Wuxi. On that morning, the 2017 WIOT Wuxi Summit was held, where Li Qiang, Secretary of the CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee, was present and delivered a speech. Wang Zhigang, Party Secretary and Vice Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology, and Luo Wen, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Science and Technology, respectively made speeches. Wu Zhenglong, Vice Governor of Jiangsu Province, chaired the summit. Li Xiaomin, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee and Secretary of the CPC Wuxi Municipal Committee, delivered a welcome speech.

At the summit, Ma Yun, Board Chairman of Alibaba Group, Xiong Qunli, President of China Electronics Technology Group Corporation, Ding Han, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xu Wenwei, Executive Director and Strategic Marketing President of HUAWEI, Kapil Raval, Global Vice President of HP, Zhang Lei, Chairman of Envision, and other famous entrepreneurs and experts all gave wonderful speeches on IOT changing the future, building a global IOT system, IOT and intelligent manufacturing, building a fully connected intelligent society, embracing IOT to meet the new future, IOT creating a new energy world and other themes.

On behalf of the CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee and the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, Li Qiang extended a warm welcome to all distinguished guests. In his review of the 2016 WIOT, Li said that Jiangsu Province had made positive progress in the development of the IOT industry and other related industries; whereas Wuxi, as a hot spot for the IOT development, had created new conditions and new opportunities for the development of IOT industry. He said, “Today, we meet at the shore of Taihu Lake, seeing both the vigorous development of the IOT industry and the early arrival of the IOT era. We are willing to cooperate sincerely with domestic and overseas talents to promote the development of the IOT industry.”