Mr. Guo Baichuan, Vice Mayor of the smart city of Yinchuan, China, has been appointed as a TM Forum Smart City Ambassador.
On behalf of TM Forum’s CEO, Nik Willetts, Mike Treacher, Managing Director of Events, Research and Media at TM Forum, presented Mr. Guo with a certificate of honor for his ambassadorship.
Treacher recognized Guo for his ongoing contributions to and influence on the development of global smart city initiatives and industries.
TM Forum ambassadors, including leaders and experts from global companies, are recognized for their contributions to the digital economy.
Smart City InFocus 2017
During the meeting in Yinchuan, Guo and Treacher developed the plans for this year’s Smart City InFocus event (taking place in Yinchuan September 19-21). The event will gather over 1,000 guests from five continents to discuss the latest trends and best practices in the development of smart cities. Delegates will include government officials, business leaders and experts, academics, and international media. The summit will also showcase Yinchuan’s achievements on its journey to become a smart city. Smart Yinchuan’s leaders will share practical experience and insights with their global counterparts.
The meeting in Yinchuan was also attended by: Mr. Wang Chuan, Director of Big Data, Yinchuan; Mr. Li Tianjin, Chairman of ZTE (Yinchuan) Smart Industrial Division; Mr. Xu Junjie and Ms. Liang Qi, TM Forum staff based in China; and Ms. Wen, from ZTEsoft.