From May14 to 15, 2016, President NING Bin attended the 120th anniversary celebration of Southwest Jiaotong University in Chengdu City and gave the key-note speech for the “International Forum for University Presidents: The Future of Universities in the Digital Era”.
During the event, President NING Bin launched the Program of Jointly Cultivation of World-class Talents for the Five Jiaotong University with ZHANG Jie, President of Shanghai Jiaotong University, WANG Shuguo, President of Xi’an Jiaotong University, XU Fei, President of Southwest Jiaotong University and ZHANG Maozhong, President of Chiao Tung University in Taiwan.
During the forum, NING Bin gave the key-note speech entitled “Deepening International Exchange and Cooperation and Promoting the construction of First-class University and First-class Disciplines”.
During the event, NING Bin also held talks with Mr. ZHAI Zhenyuan, Head of China Association of Higher Education, Mr. WANG Shuguo, President of Xi’an Jiaotong University, Mr. SONG Yonghua, Vice President of Zhejiang University, Mr. LI Xuewei, President of Dalian Jiaotong University. NING also received the interview from the related media.
On September 10, 2016, BJTU will celebrate its 120th anniversary. As the last part of the 120th anniversary celebration of Jiaotong University, BJTU will organize a series of celebration activities, including the 120th anniversary celebration of BJTU, International Forum for University Presidents on Information and Communication Technology Education 2016 as well as the Celebration Gala, reviewing historical development, summering fruitful achievements and embracing bright future.