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Presidents of Chinese and American Colleges and Universities Gathered in Wuhan Polytechnic to Have a Dialogue on Global Workforce Development


 “US-China College and University Presidents'Dialogue 2017 was held in Wuhan Polytechnic

 “US-China College and University Presidents’ Dialogue 2017event site

WHPT Web News (correspondent,Chen Feng, photography,Hou Lihua, Yang JinliOn the afternoon of October 16, 2017, the dialogue between presidents of Chinese and American colleges and universities was held in Wuhan Polytechnic.Chinese and American education experts conducted frank and in-depth discussions on topics such as "global labor force development" through simultaneous interpretation system and reached broad consensus.

The dialogue was cosponsored by the International Alliance of American Higher Education and Wuhan Polytechnic. Representatives from 7 American universities and community colleges, including Toledo University and Auckland Community College, and representatives from 12 colleges and universities in Hubei province, and more than 200 teachers and students of Wuhan Polytechnic attended the dialogue.The dialogue session consisted of the conference discussion and the round table meeting. Mr. Xu gongjin, vice president of Wuhan Polytechnic, presided over the opening ceremony and the round table meeting.

President Mr. Li Hongqu of Wuhan Polytechnic addressed the audience

At the opening ceremony, Mr. Li Hongqu, president of Wuhan Polytechnic(WHPT), delivered an enthusiastic speech. On behalf of WHPT, he extended a warm welcome to the guests and leaders, experts and scholars from the International Alliance of American Higher Education on the other side of the ocean. Mr. Li hongqu expressed the hope that Chinese and American colleges and universities can take this opportunity to enhance understanding and trust, and have more in-depth cooperation, broader exchanges, more diverse cooperation and achieve more and better results in the future.

Ms. Penny Poplin Gosetti, director of the Department of Cooperation of International Alliance of American Higher Education, presided the discussion. In her speech, the representative of the United States Shared the educational mode of American colleges and universities and introduced the current situation of internationalization of American colleges and universities.

At the dialogue, representatives from China and the United States spoke enthusiastically on the above topics, introduced the concept of talent cultivation and the current situation of internationalization of the university, and put forward ideas and suggestions for cooperation on credit mutual recognition and teacher mutual assistance.

Group Discussion

Welcoming meeting for the delegation of the International Alliance of American Higher Education

Guests of “US-China College and University Presidents' Dialogue 2017 visited the Robotics Center of Wuhan Polytechnic

American guests experience virtual reality technology