13th CITA RAG AA MeetingDaniele D'Onofrio
The 13th CITA Regional Advisory Group Asia & Australasia (RAG AA) Meeting took place in Shenzhen – China, last 20th and 21st November 2019. Hosted by COSBER, under the topic “Improving PTI Compliance through Technical Innovation”, the event brought together more than 100 delegates, including the governments, public authorities, approved inspection institutes, equipment manufacturers and other related organizations from China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Germany, Netherlands, etc.
Divided in four sections, the meeting started with opening remarks by Mr Gehard Müller, the President of CITA and the welcome speech by Mr Qiao Dong, the China State Administration for Market Regulation, Mr Xia Kunshan From Shenzhen Administration for Market Regulation, Mrs Alice Guo, the President of COSBER, Mr Yongdal Kim, Chairperson of RAG AA. During the first day CITA members could share knowledge, information and learn about the most recent technologies and methods of inspection from different countries present at the meeting.
On the second day, dedicated to the technical visit, participants could discover DETONG vehicle inspection center equipped by COSBER instruments, HAYLION technologies CO., LTD developing autonomous bus for Shenzhen Public Transit and Shenzhen Vehicle Management Agency for monitoring inspection stations.