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Invitation

June 25th, 2015


Dear...


It is our great pleasure to cordially invite you to participate in the 2015 Education Forum for Asia Annual Conference, which will be held between November 6 to 8, 2015. The conference of this year, centered on the theme of “Technology•Intelligence•Future” , will be hosted by New Technology Development Center,National Center for Education and Development, Chengdu Municipal Government, Organizing Committee of Education Forum for Asia, Chengdu Bureau of Expo Affairs, and Chengdu Education Bureau. 


The Education Forum for Asia was co-organized by Boao Forum for Asia, China Scholarship Council and UNESCO and initiated by H.E. Mr. Fidel V.Ramos, former President, The Philippines, H.E. Mr. Lee Soo Sung, former Prime Minister, Republic of Korea, H.E. Mr. Sheldon Shaeffer, Director, UNESCO Bangkok and other seven former governmental officials and international organization representatives at December, 2003. Since its founding, EFA has successfully held ten meetings, annual conference included. Aimed at "Building Bridges for Asian Education", Education Forum was established as a high-level platform for Asian high-level educators, specialists, and scholars to discuss education cooperation and development issues.


Technology is changing the world and developing technology is a strategic option that enables the humankind to rise to the global challenges and achieve sustainability. Education has a direct bearing not only on today but also tomorrow of all nations. Through education, talents that drive the social progress are cultivated ; through education, we disseminate and upgrade what has been known, explore what is yet to be known; through education, we are able to understand and change the world so as to create a bright future for the mankind. In the 2015 annual conference, politicians, Nobel Prize laureates, foreign diplomats to China,  renowned scholars, and representatives from educational institutions, international organizations, enterprises and media outlets will be invited to provide their insights  and exchange their views over hot topics such as smart cities, creative industries, information application in education, construction of science and technology museums, ecological technology, new technology and youth development. In addition, Asia Foreign Study Scholarship Award Ceremony, Award Ceremony of Youth Technological Innovation Contest, local school visiting will also be arranged on the sidelines of the annual conference. It is our hope that the convening of this conference will provide strategic options for the implementation of innovation-driven development initiatives, make clear the features of technological development and the major trend of the future, advance the further application of information technology in education, introduce the cutting-edge technologies and managerial expertise of the world and generate the driving force for the talent cultivation and social progress.  

 

We are honored to invite you to deliver a speech in the opening ceremony. Your round trip air tickets and local hospitality will be covered by the organizing committee. For more information, please refer to the attached conference agenda (draft), RSVP and the introduction of the 2015 Education Forum for Asia Annul Conference. Please fax the RSVP form back to the Secretariat of Education Forum for Asia before July 31, 2015 so that timely preparations can be made for your attendance at the conference.


Let’s join hands to build bridges for Asian education!                         

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Yao Wang

Executive Director of Boao Forum for Asia

Secretary-General of Education Forum for Asia  



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