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2018 Sino-Foreign Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Summit

2018 Sino-Foreign Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Summit" was held at the Chengdu International Convention and Exhibition Center of New Century City in May 18th. The summit was guided by the Ministry of Education, hosted by China Association of Higher Education, China Innovation & Entrepreneurship Education Alliance, Chengdu Municipality, Education Forum for Asia, and organized by China Association of Higher Education, Chengdu Education Bureau and Education Forum for Asia Training Center. More than 300 representatives from more than 10 countries and regions, including politicians, Nobel Prize laureates, and renowned international experts from reputable universities at home and abroad gathered in Chengdu, Concentrating on innovation and entrepreneurship education in new economy, participants discussed and exchanged ideas during this event.   

In this event, George Smoot, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics 2006, Professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley and Shuji Nakamura, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physics 2014, Professor of University of California, Santa Barbara are invited to give speeches.

Mark A Pagano, Chancellor of University of Washington Tacoma, Jeff Lehman, Vice Chancellor of New York University Shanghai, the Eleventh President of Cornell University, W. John Kao Vice-President and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global) of the University of Hong Kong, Fellow of American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, Lily Chan CEO of National University of Singapore Enterprise, Noriko Mizuda Former Chancellor of Josai University Educational Corporation, President of The Japan-Sweden Society, CEO & President of International Institute for Media and Women’s Studies, Nguyen Van Trao, President of Hanoi University, Vietnam, Ohad Barzilay Researcher of Coller School of Management, Tel Aviv University, Ashwin Joshi, Vice President Ecosystem Development, Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship, Indian Institute of Management - Ahmedabad,  Arya K. Bhattacharya, Dean Research at Mahindra Ecole Centrale, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad , India Harshwardhan Mishra Faculty leading Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiatives, Indian Institute of Technology, Mohd Rozi Ismail, Head of Unit, Assistant Director, International Relation, Institute Teacher Education Malaysia, Ministry of Education and delegation team of Russian experts.

The important domestic guests are: GAO Wenbing  Former Party Secretary of Central South University, Vice President of China Association of Higher Education, Wang Jianguo, Secretary of the Party committee of Sichuan University, YAO Wang, Senior Consultant of Boao Forum for Asia, Secretary-General of Education Forum for Asia, SUN Weijie, Supervisor of China Association of Higher Education, Former Party Secretary of Jilin Provincial Education Department Secretary of Committee of College and University, China, KANG Kai, Vice President of China Association of Higher Education, DU Benwei, Secretary of the Party committee of Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, ZHANG Lin, Vice President of Sichuan University, Xu Weilin, Vice President of Sichuan University; Wang Lifeng, Vice President of Jilin University; vice president of Beijing Institute of Technology Longteng; President Yan Xiaojun of Zhejiang Ocean University; Xuan Yong, Secretary of the Zhejiang International Studies University Party committee; Secretary General of China University Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Alliance; Sun Hongbin, director of the coordination Committee for innovation and entrepreneurship education; Sun Hongbin; Shandong Wang Chuankui, vice president of the Party committee of Normal University and vice principal of Guangxi Normal University, vice president Lin Chunyi of Guangxi Normal University, vice president Wu Bin, vice president of Shandong Jianzhu University, and Xu Lei, standing vice president of Undergraduate College of Fudan University, etc.

The Chinese and foreign innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Forum has been successfully held for four sessions. It has been strongly supported by the Ministry of Education, China Association of Higher Education, China Innovation & Entrepreneurship Education Alliance, Chengdu Municipality, and the Education Bureau of Chengdu. Hao Ping, Vice Minister of China's Ministry of Education, Nobel prize winners, Presidents of California University, University of Washington, Illinois Institute of Technology, Cardiff University, Coventry University, University of Dubberlin, Tel Aviv University, Hebrew University, Japan Nippon Hosei University, and presidents and representatives of nearly 200 Chinese and foreign universities including Peking University and Tsinghua University have attended. Under the background of global economic integration, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education in colleges and universities has already become an important part of the national soft power. The forum brings together the intellectual collision of the principals and experts of the famous schools in the world, which brings valuable inspiration and encouragement to the education of the universities and colleges in the world, and the forum is a high quality platform which is built for promoting education development in colleges and universities of Chengdu and encouraging the intergration of Chengdu and the world.


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