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The 37th Plenary Meeting on ISO/TC23/SC18 Irrigation and Drainage Equipment and Systems
From November 4th to 8th, 2019，the 37th Plenary Meeting on ISO/TC23/SC18 Irrigation and Drainage Equipment and Systems was successfully held in Hangzhou, China. It was held in China for the first time, jointly organized by China Academy of Agricultural Mechanization Sciences, Jiangsu University and Hangzhou Standardization International Exchange Center. 39 representatives and experts from 7 countries attended the meeting, including China, Israel, the United States, Canada, Spain, India and Brazil. Prof. Yuan Shouqi, Chair of Jiangsu University Committee, Prof. Li Hong, Director of Science and Technology Office, and Faculty of Research Center of Fluid Machinery Engineering and Technology, JSU attended the meeting. The meeting was chaired by Chairman Prof. Merio Shoval and Secretary General Prof. Ela Atarto.
On November 4th, the meeting organized a visit to Shanghai Huawei Water-saving Irrigation Co., Ltd. and Southern Pump Co., Ltd. From November 5th to 7th, several working group meetings of ISO/TC23/SC18 were held. The conveners of 8 standard working groups separately reported their work, and collected opinions from attendees. There was a heated discussion on technical terms, irrigation nozzles, test equipment, valves, filters, sprayers, remote monitoring and control technology. During the resolution stage, all representatives voted on the existing standards of ISO/TC23/SC18.