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National Summit Forum on the Development and Application of Apples’ Big Data Held

Author: Guo He  Date:2019-05-27     Read:

  To expand the reach of modern information technology in agricultural and rural areas, the Second National Summit Forum on the Development and Application of Apples’ Big Data hosted by the Information Center of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs,  Shaanxi Fruit Industry Center and College of Horticulture of NWAFU, was held in Xi'an on May 22nd.

  With the theme of “Data Driven Smart Apple”, this forum focuses on the digital transformation of Apple’s entire industry chain.Based on theory, technology, products, markets, standards and policies, the forum summarizes the experience in the  development and application of Apple’s big data, and analyzes the major difficulties and problems, before mapping out the plan for further development of Apple’s big data. The forum was presided over by Wang Wensheng, deputy director of the Information Center of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. Huang Siguang, secretary of the Party Committee of the Agricultural and Rural Affairs Department of Shaanxi Province, addressed the opening ceremony.Over 300 people, including representatives from the relevant departments of agricultural and rural areas, research institutes, enterprises and other national apple big data development and application collaboration groups attendedthe forum.


visiting Jingdong Apple Sales Big Data Center
  The keynote speeches were given by Xu Zongben(academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences), Wang Xiaobing(director of the Information Center of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs), researcher Liu Guicai (chief engineer of Information Center of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs) Professor Zhang Hong(dean of the College of Economics and Management of Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications), and Professor Cheng Shuhan of the National Apple Engineering Technology Research Center, etc. The topics varies from the big-data-driven innovative development, accelerating the transformation of agricultural digitalization with the theme of big data leading the rural industry revitalization, pilot project of big data construction in entire industry chain of apples, Shaanxi digital apple construction in digital economy era,to the research of index system of apple industry’s digital upgrading.

  During the meeting, delegates visited the Jingdong Apple Sales Big Data Center, the Shaanxi Fruit Industry Emergency Command Center and the National Apple Industry Big Data Center.

Translated by: Zhao Rui

Proofread by: Yan Xianhui