During Nov. 6-8, the 2018 Meeting of China' Global Geoparks was held at Wenzhou City. Delegates from Jiuhuashan Geopark attended the meeting. This meeting was co-organized by the Center of the National Geoparks Network of China, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, the Government of Leqing City and the Administrative Committee of Yandangshan UGGp. About 150 delegates attended the meeting, coming from the National Forestry and Grassland Administration, Center of the National Geoparks Network of China, universities, research organizations, companies, and the delegates of administrative committees of geoparks.
This annual meeting reviewed the major activities and promotion exhibitions of China's Global Geoparks in 2018, introduced new members, exchanged experience in assessment and reassessment. The meeting also arranged the experience sharing of evaluators, discussion on problems and field trips, and held a symposium on the construction of China's geopark and other natural protected areas.