The plaque unveiling ceremony was held on the Qishan Campus on the morning of April 14th. Director of Digital Fujian Comprehensive Planning Division of Fujian Development and Reform Commission Shi Youlian, representatives from 13 collaborative enterprises including GMTECH and 360 Enterprise Security Group, Vice President of FNU Lai Hairong, head of Division of Science and Technology, and some faculty members from College of Geographical Sciences and College of Mathematics and Informatics attended the ceremony.
In hisspeech, Mr. Lai pointed out that big data is a basic strategic resource and of great significancein promoting a government’s governance capacity, optimizing public services and fostering economic innovation, and that it has become a strategic high ground, for whichdifferent countriesinthe worldarecompeting. He also highlighted thatas one of the firstestablishedDigital Fujian Big Data Technologyinstitutesin Fujian Province, the Digital Fujian Big Data Security Technology Institute (DFBDSTI)willtry to contribute tothe reform and development of Fujian and propelFujian big data security technology research to a new level. Atthe meeting, on behalf of FNU,Mr. Lai, issued appointment letters to the members ofthe first council of DFBDSTI andunveiled the plaque of the Institute alongwith Mr. Shi.
Duringthe meeting, theexpertspresent reviewed the work report of the Institute and highly appreciated the achievements that the Institute hasmade. They also put forward constructive guidance in terms of development orientation, research characteristic and construction plan of the Institute. Meanwhile, FNU signed collaborationagreements with representatives from the 13 enterprises, and held the 2018 Symposiumon Multimedia Big Data Security.
(Translated by Zhuang Yajin,Reviewed by Xie Xiujuan)