Opening Ceremony & Plenary Session

Opening Ceremony and Plenary Session
(Live Online)


April 27, 2022(Wed.) 09:00-11:30 (Beijing Time)

Opening Ceremony Program
  • Chengdu Video.
  • Addresses from the Supporting Authorities.
          Show and Performance 1
  • Address from the Host and Organizing Committee.
         Show and Performance 2.
  • Addresses from International ITS Organizations (Pre-recorded Video).
         Mr. Hajime Amano, Secretary-General ITS Asia-Pacific 
         Mr. Joost Vantomme, President and CEO, ERTICO-ITS Europe
         Ms. Laura Chace, President and CEO,ITS America
  • The Announcement of the Opening of the Forum.

Plenary Session
Topic: ITS Driving for a Better Life: Right Now
Session Description:
The new generation of information technology representing by IOT, AI, machine learning, big data and 5G has been merging with transport. In this context, the renovation and remodeling of transportation system have already happened or are just happening. This plenary will focus on the policies, technologies and deployment which are implemented or being implemented. The speakers will discuss how these policies, technologies and deployment have benefitted the citizens and industry and in what ways these implementations have facilitated the improvement of transportation transformation and efficiency. Meanwhile, the challenges during the deployment and application as well as the balance between public and private sectors will also be addressed. The key points will include:
--What policies are we implementing?
--What are we deploying?
--What technologies are enabling ITS to shape a smarter, safer and greener life?
--Where are the trends for the industry?

Mr. Xiaojing Wang, Chairman of ITS Asia-Pacific,Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee of 18th ITS Asia-Pacific Forum,Chairman of China ITS Industry Alliance
Mr. Jinquan Zhang,President,Research Scientist II,Research Institute of Highway Ministry of Transport, P.R. China
Mr. Takayuki Yamazaki, Deputy Director of Traffic Planning Division, National Police Agency, Japan
Mr. T. Russell Shields, President and CEO, RoadDB, LLC, United States
Mr. Joost Vantomme, President and CEO, ERTICO-ITS Europe
Mr. Mingcheng Zhou,Smart Road BU Marketing & Solution Dept, HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. P.R. China