On 14th July 2017, AEMG opened the International Education Management Conference in Xi’an. Professor Xiaolong Dong from Education Committee of Shaanxi Provincial Government, delegations from Chinese and Overseas cooperative universities, AEMG Strategic Management Committee members, as well as the AEMG staff attended the conference. More than 200 people attended the conference.
The conference took place in the morning at 8:30. Professor Xiaolong Dong from Education Committee of Shaanxi Provincial Government firstly gave opening speech, expressing sincere wishes to IEMC. Professor Gengshe Yang from Xi’an University of Science and Technology gave welcome speech, showing warm welcome to all the participants. And Mr. Roger Li, CEO of AEMG presented work report to all the participants. Representatives of some cooperative universities gave keynote speeches. Focusing on the theme “Establish the Cloud Silk Road of Higher Education”, they reflected on the strategic development of higher education internationalization from their own perspectives. The conference culminated in the commencement of the launch ceremony. In the morning conference, four theme events were organized, including the launch of AEAP resources published by Macmillan, the launch of the future leadership institute, introduction to various scholarships provided by AEMG and announcement of “Achievement Award for Excellent Students in AEAP in 2016-2017” and “Scholarship for Excellent Graduates” and as well as the launch of initiate into “Dialogue on Global University Development”.
At 2:15 pm, two forums (“The Driving Force of International Cooperation on Universities’ Teaching and Student Service Development” and “he Driving Force of International Cooperation on Universities’ Talents and Research”) were carried out simultaneously. The representatives from partner universities at home and abroad voiced their opinions on the forum topics. The conference successfully concluded in the cheerful atmosphere from the delegates.