On Dec. 20, 2021, the 2021 international editorialboard meeting of Journal of Magnesium and Alloys (JMA) was successfully heldboth online with Zoom and offline in Chongqing. Editors, youth editors andrepresentatives from 15countries including the United States, UK, Germany,Australia, South Korea, Japan, Canada, Israel, Poland, Turkey, Singapore,Ukraine, Czech Republic, India, China, etc. attended the meeting. ProfessorFusheng Pan, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, editor-in-chiefof Journal of Magnesium and Alloys, president of International Mg Society andhonorary director of the National Engineering Research Center for MagnesiumAlloys (CCMg), attended the meeting. The conference was hosted by ProfessorXiaodong Peng, executive deputy editor of JMA.
Firstly, Prof. Fusheng Pan gave a welcome speech toall the participating editors, youth editors and representatives, affirming theachievements of JMA, and thanking the editors for their long-term support toJMA. Subsequently, Dr. Yan Yang, the Executive Deputy Director of EditorialOffice, reported the progress and development of JMA from 2020 to 2021. Withthe efforts of all editorial board members and all staff in the editorialoffice, the number of JMA published papers has increased significantly, theimpact factor has increased significantly. At present, the JMA impact factorranks first among journals in the same field, surpassing the Acta Materialia.The publicity and promotion work has been running well.
Prof. Fusheng Pan gave a welcome speech