2013 International Forum on Electric Vehicle Pilot Cities and Industrial Development

13 June, 2013 - 15:23

This forum was first held in Shanghai in 2011, followed by Los Angeles in 2012, and now again in Shanghai in 2013 in the Jiading district. Present at the meeting included MOST Minister Wan Gang, Vice Mayor of Shanghai Ms. Weng Tiehui and IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven, former Minister of Economic Affairs in the Netherlands  2007 - 2010. The forum attracted about 300 participants, of which maybe 30 from outside China.

In conjunction with the Forum, a signing ceremony was held in which UC Davis, AT Kearney and Viktoria Swedish ICT Partnership signed cooperation intentions with Shanghai International City Group, Ltd.

Dr. Stefan Pettersson, Research Manager Electromobility at Viktoria Swedish ICT, gave a presentation at the forum on what is happening in Sweden within the area of ​​electromobility in the session "Innovative Practices of International EV Pilot Cities." Other presentations in the same session were about San Diego, France, Kanagawa in Japan, Shenzhen and Amsterdam.

The photo above shows Dr. Pettersson at lower left signing the cooperation intention.