During the Twelfth Five-Year Plan period, JSASS will continue to carry out scientific development outlook, change development mode and build a tolerant, harmonious and innovative cultural atmosphere with the mission of "creating new social knowledge, expounding innovative theory, constructing modern think tank and leading society future" in mind. Based on its five major platforms of Jiangsu Development Summit Forum, Modern Think Tank Forum, Key projects, Consultation Paper, Decision-making Consultation Paper and Jiangsu Economic and Social Development Bluebook, JSASS makes effort to improve its discipline construction and consultation service with remarkable achievement and talent construction. As the first-rate specialized organization of philosophy and social science study, JSASS will make its contribution to China's social science development. It aims to give its voice in academia, views in big event and participation in government policy making.
1、Jiangsu Development Summit Forum
Jiangsu Development Summit Forum is jointly held by JSASS and Nanjing University every two years to provide consultation service and predictive suggestions for governmental decision-making. Each forum has a subject for the discussion of governmental officials, experts and enterprisers. The subjects in recent years are the following: Jiangsu Economic Situation Predication and Counter measures in 2011, Jiangsu's Choice in Developing Innovation-driven Strategy, Goal, Connotation and Index for Jiangsu taking the lead in Basically Realizing Modernization.
2、Modern Think Tank Forum
Modern Think Tank Forum is another academic exchange platform held by JSASS. It initiates discussions on the subjects varying from Jiangsu cultural construction, legislation construction, livelihood improvement and social management innovation during the twelfth-five-year period and is well reviewed by media and society.
Jiangsu Provincial governor and party committee secretary assign yearly key projects to JSASS according to Jiangsu economic and social developing needs ever since 2000. These projects are overall, strategic and predicative theoretical and practical issues reflecting provincial consultation needs, of which 133 key projects got positive remarks by the governmental leaders after submission. This consultation service and its research achievement are highly reviewed by the governmental leaders.
4、Decision-making Consultation Paper
JSASS publishes the Decision-making Consultation Paper according to the strategic, predicative and practical governmental service need and submits to main provincial leaders. Since its publication, it has well played the role of think tank by discussing hot issues in Jiangsu economic and social development to make predicative, deep-insight, fully-demonstrated argument and consultation service. Luo Zhijun, the party committee secretary remarked on the 11th paper for Li Yunfeng and Huang Jian to review it for its timely and specific consultation. Vice secretary of provincial party committee, provincial governor Li Xueyong remarked on the 13th paper that JSASS paper has made in-depth and systematic research on constructing South Jiangsu National Innovation Demonstration Region. He Quan, Xu Nanping and Mao Weiming can review it for suggestions to working out plans and making related documents.
JSASS has published over 400 periodicals of Consultation Paper since its first issue in 1997, most of which are the countermeasure study of hot issues in Jiangsu economic and social development. It is highly reviewed by the provincial and local leaders and many papers got positive remarks by the leaders. Its papers are well reviewed by the media and many are quoted by national papers.
6、Jiangsu Economic and Social Development Bluebook
As an important task of governmental consultation, JSASS publishes yearly Jiangsu Economic and Social Development Bluebook since 1998. Up to now there are altogether 12 volumes and are positively reviewed by government leaders and society. The book studies Jiangsu economic and social development situation and predicts the economic and social development situation in the next year for consultation suggestions by way of qualitative and quantitative study.