The First Global 5G Industrial Innovation Summit in Chengdu

Building 5G exchange platform and deepening international cooperation

Foto: Mr. Philipp Agathonos

The First Global 5G Industrial Innovation Summit and Junction X took place from August 27th to 30th, 2020 in Chengdu. The three-day summit, with the theme of “Intelligent technology everywhere, Intelligent technology connects everything”, included extensive discussions conducted under such themes as release of 5G index, centralized contract signing of important projects of 5G industry,”5G + transportation”, “5G + health care” and “5G + education”.

During the event 26,483 participants from all walks of life were present, while 186,035 participants joined the meeting online through live video and photo live cloud. Mr. Philipp Agathons, Minister Plenipotentiary and Director of the Science and Technology Section of the Austrian Embassy Beijing (OSTA Peking), was invited on behalf of the Austrian Embassy to give an informative speech on 5G and Education in Vienna. In addition, Mr. Philipe Reinisch, CEO of StartUp Silkroad 4.0 and Mr. Helmut Leopold, Head of Center for Digital Safety & Security, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, also made an online speech around 5G Technologies.

The Finnish Junction X was one of the important activities of the summit. Participants from more than 20 countries gathered together to jointly develop innovative applications. This is also the first time the event took place in China. At this summit, the country’s first provincial-level 5G development blue book was also released.