Preparation meeting for "Industry Innovation Alliance for Future Network, China" was ceremoniously held in the Nangjing Jiangning Exhibition Center on the evening of December 19, 2012. On the meeting, Industry Innovation Alliance for Future Network, China --- our first national future network industry association was established jointly by China Telecom, China Unicom, China Mobile, CCTV, Huawei, ZTE, Datang, Tencent, Sohu, ChinaCache, VNET, Chinanetcenter, Tsinghua University, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, CAS Institute of Computing, Xi'an Jiao Tong University, Nanjing University, Southeast University, National University of Defense Technology and so on, a total of 36 sponsor units, as led by “Industry Innovation Center for Future Network, China” and China Communications Standardization Association.
On the preparations meeting, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and the Director of “Industry Innovation Center for Future Network, China”, Liu Yunjie briefly described the background of establishing the Association, and Professor of Tsinghua University and Vice-chairman of the Center Yin Hao made reports on Association Charter, a draft of organization structure and working plans on behalf of the Secretariat of the Association. Finally, the representative of each sponsor unit made speeches and asked questions, and then all the members reviewed the Association Charter, organization structure and other documents.
Through careful discussions, the meeting approved the draft of Article of "Industry Innovation Alliance for Future Network, China", elected first Council of the Association, “Innovation Institute Center for Future Network, China” served as the Chairman Unit and China Mobile, China Unicom etc, all together nine units as Vice- Chairman units. Wu Hequan, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering would serve as Chairman of the Association and academician Liu Yunjie and so on would be the Vice-chairman. Council of the Association has one secretariat, the research fellow Yin Hao was appointed as General Secretary of the Association.