The 17th National Conference of electrochemistry was held in Soochow University during November 16th to 18th.The theme of the conference was ¡°The Electrochemistry in New Energy and Low Carbon Economy¡±. There were over 2500 participants and 7 of our group members attended it. Prof. Can Li was invited to make a keynote report titled as ¡°Artificial photosynthesis achieved by photocatalysis and photoelectrocatalysis: Understanding, Challenging and Opportunities¡± which aroused great interest. Another 3 of us made the poster presentations. During the conference, the participants discussed about the topics of fundamental electrochemistry, lithium ion battery, fuel cell, nanotechnology and materials of electrochemistry, ect.. . Many foreign experts in electrochemistry were also invited to present their research progress and communicate with others. And It¡¯s also announced that the next National Conference of Electrochemistry would be held in Harbin.