[News from the News Center] On June 15, the inauguration meeting of QHD Industrial Design Association Establishment and the First Member Meeting was successfully held at YSU. Yang Zhiyou, Deputy Secretary-general of QHD People's Government, Li Huili, Deputy Director of the Bureau of Industry and Information Technology, Li Zhanyong, Head of the Bureau of Administrative Examination and Approval, Zhao Jinglian, Vice President of the Hebei Industrial Design Association, Miao Xiuxian, Vice President and Secretary-general of the Hebei Mechanical Engineering Society, Vice President of YSU Kong Xiangdong and Party Committee Standing Committee Member Wang Baocheng attended the meeting.
The association establishment conference and the member meeting.
Kong Xiangdong gives a welcome speech.
Kong Xiangdong gave a welcome speech. He said that YSU was the first university in Hebei Province to offer industrial design study for undergraduates. The "Hebei Industrial Design Innovation and Development Research Center" and "Hebei Design Innovation and Industrial Development Research Center (Think Tank)" built on the basis of YSU are the first "Hebei Industrial Design Industry Development Key Research Base" which are also the first "Hebei Key Specialty in Industrial Design" and "Hebei Industrial Design Key Practical Training Base" approved.
At the same time, YSU is also the initiator of the "Hebei Industrial Design Industry Alliance" and the "Innovation Design Industry Alliance of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Economic Zone", which has played a leading and demonstrating role in linking and boosting the transformation and upgrading of manufacturing in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. YSU will continue its efforts to strengthen the construction of industrial design and related disciplines in order to make positive contributions to the coordinated development of industrial design and economic and social development in Hebei Province and Qinhuangdao City.
The General Assembly voted to approve the association’s rules and regulations of association and elected the first leadership team and other administrative staff. Chen Guoqiang, Dean of the School of Art and Design, was elected President of QHD Industrial Design Association.
Chen Guoqiang speaks at the meeting.
At the meeting, Chen Guoqiang introduced the following work arrangements of the association. He noted that the association would fully play an active role in providing comprehensive services to governments, enterprises, institutions, universities and colleges, and industrial design practitioners. The association aims to bring a new look to the development of industrial design in Hebei Province.
Yang Youzhi speaks at the meeting. (Photo above by the School of Arts and Design)
Yang Zhiyou spoke at the meeting. He hoped that the QHD Industrial Design Association would use Xi Jinping’s socialist ideology with Chinese characteristics as a guide to offer some new ideas to take the opportunities to strengthen the development of QHD industrial design industry and promote industrial transformation and upgrading serving city development.
The QHD Industrial Design Association was established to promote QHD's industrial design development, popularize industrial design concepts, and light up the atmosphere for this industry. The association was created with the purpose of promoting QHD's economic development to a new level and strengthening the integration and development of design services and manufacturing in Hebei Province.
(Translated by Lv Bo)