Information published on 29 July 2011 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 248.

Announcement of the 2011 China International Rail Transport and City Summit to be held on 23 September in Zhuzhou

  • Asia Pacific

Co-hosted by China Chamber of International Commerce, Zhuzhou Municipal Government and China South Locomotive & Rolling Stock Corporation, the Summit will be held in Zhuzhou City, Hunan Province on 23 September 2011. UIC will participate in the exchanges through a presentation made by Vincent Vu, Coordinator for UIC Asia.

Under the theme “Develop Rail Transport, Make a Wonderful Urban Life”, the Summit will feature in-depth discussions on the opportunities and obstacles in railway transportation in China, as well as the development of urban railways in China based on a new scientific and strategic development outlook. With topics on how to facilitate the combination of national rail transport projects and international technique and capital topping the agenda, the summit also aims to provide solutions on how to promote technical exchange and cooperation between Chinese and international enterprises.

As one of China’s leading R&D and manufacturing bases for rail transport facilities, Zhuzhou will establish China’s biggest industry park for rail transport, where enterprises from sectors such as rail transport facility manufacturers, electronics & information technology, new materials, new energy and other related high-tech industries will be situated.

Apart from member companies, CCOIC will invite around 300 representatives from government, railway transportation managing departments, rail transport facility manufacturers both at home and abroad, investment companies, banks, associations, research institutions and academies. English and Chinese simultaneous interpretation will be available.

For more information and for the program overview please contact Mr. Wang Yan from China Chamber of International Commerce, +86-10-82217870, wangyan@ccoic.cn