At the invitation of the Organizing Committee of the Global Smart City Conference, six experts including Director of the Information and Industrial Development Department of the National Information Center and Researcher Shan Zhiguang, Director of the Research Center for Smart City Development , went to Barcelona, Spain to participate in the ninth Global Smart City Conference. During the meeting, Director Zhiguang Shan delivered a keynote speech entitled "The Situation and Strategies of China's Smart Cities Development" at the Digital Transformation Forum, expounding the development results and future trends of China's smart cities, and looking forward to the EU and the EU in the field of smart cities. Prospects for cooperation. During the conference, Director Shan Zhiguang was hired as the chairman of the advisory committee of the Global Smart City Conference China. Director Shan Zhiguang was also invited as a guest of honor to participate in the Global Smart City Awards China Awards Ceremony, and attended the World Smart City Awards Awards Ceremony and the Mayor of Barcelona Welcome Banquet and other conference activities.
The "World Smart City Awards-Greater China Area" is a global smart city forum to encourage Chinese cities and enterprises to contribute to the smart city field. Newly established awards since 2019, set up a total of five Individual awards. The Global Smart City Conference commissioned the National Information Center Smart City Development Research Center to organize professional consultation and review. In 2019, a total of 5 cities (urban areas) won single awards, and 10 cities (urban areas) won nomination awards. Among them, Yingtan City and Huzhou City also participated in the competition for the Global Smart City Awards as China's award-winning cities. In the end, Yingtan City won the Global Digital Transformation Award, and Huzhou won the Governance & Finance Nomination Award.