中美冷链标准交流会议已于2009年7月21日至22日在北京希尔顿酒店成功召开。来自中美两国政府部门、食品与农产品冷链生产、流通、物流、设备制造企业、行业组织和研究机构等200余名代表参加了此次会议。
此次会议由美国大使馆农业贸易处和中国物流与采购联合会主办,由美国农业部海外服务局、美国运输与物流协会、美国电气制造商协会、英格索兰(中国)投资有限公司和中国物流技术协会联合承办,并得到中国国家标准化管理委员会、美国农业部、美国商务部等政府机构的大力支持。

此次会议旨在加强中美两国在冷链物流业的合作,为参会者提供一个了解两国冷链物流业发展状况,交流中美两国在冷链物流业和冷链标准等方面的经验和教训,以及与同行建立联系的机会。中国物流与采购联合会标准部黄久久先生,美国大使馆农业贸易处美国农业部主任庄孟德先生, 美国驻华大使馆临时代办金瑞伯先生,中国物流与采购联合会戴定一先生,中国制冷学会副秘书长杨一凡先生,美国农业部Clemen Gehlhar博士,英格索兰冷链集团执行副总裁Dennis Gipson先生,美国食品药品管理局北京办公室主任助理Irene Chan女士,美国农业部Randle Macon先生,美国运输与物流协会大中华区首席代表谭润忠先生,英格索兰中国区总裁宋振宁先生,中国物流技术协会理事长牟惟仲先生,夏晖物流亚洲区总裁William O’Brien先生在第一天的会议上发表了重要演讲。会议第二天的活动包括针对最佳案例,挑战以及未来标准的制定的分组讨论会、小组报告、行动计划和总结。头脑风暴的形式受到参会者的一致好评。

此次会议非常成功,得到了参会者的强烈反响。大家表示希望参加更多这样的活动。

The U.S. – China Cold Chain Standards and Regulations Conference was successfully held in Hilton Beijing on July 21 and 22, 2009. More than 200 representatives from U.S. and China government agencies, industry associations, research institutions, cold chain equipment manufacturers /service providers and food and agricultural businesses participated in this conference.

This conference was host by Agricultural Trade Office, U.S. Embassy Beijing(ATO Beijing) , China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing (CFLP); and organized by USDA Foreign Agricultural Service(FAS), American Society of Transportation and Logistics (AST&L), National Electrical Manufacturers Association(NEMA), Ingersoll Rand, China Logistics Technology Association (CLTA). It also received the support of the Standardization Administration of China (SAC), the U.S. Department of Agricultural (USDA), U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC) and other government agencies.

This conference was aimed at strengthening cold chain cooperation between U.S. and China and serving as a platform to share insights and experiences, including best practices and lessons learned in the development of the cold chain industry. Eric Trachtenberg(ATO Beijing),Huang Jiujiu(CFLP), Robert Goldberg(charge d’ Affaires.a.i.,U.S. Embassy Beijing),Dai Dingyi(Vice Chairman, CFLP),Yang Yifan(Deputy Secretary General, CAR), Clemen Gehlhar (USDA), Dennis Gipson(Executive Vice President, Ingersoll Rand Cold Chain Group),Irene Chan (Assistant Country Director, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Beijing), Randle Macon (Assistant Branch Chief, USDA), Chung Tam (Chief Representative, AST&L), Jeff Song (President, Ingersoll Rand China), Mu Weizhong(Chairman, China Logistics Technology Association), William O’Brien(President, Greater Asia of HAVI Logistics) delivered presentations on the first day. Activities on the second day included work shops on best practices, challenges and next step for standards, producing a group report, and action plan. The participants were very enthusiastic about the brainstorming format and it produced numerous ideas.

The conference was successful and received positive response. Participants expressed their great interest on more events like this.

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