Highlights from Day 1 - Beijing Normal University, Zhuhai
Beijing Normal University Zhuhai (BNUZ) was our partner institution for the first leg of the Global Festival of Learning China 2017 in the thriving city of Zhuhai, South East China.
Welcome and Opening Ceremony
Professor Ailan Fu, Vice President, Beijing Normal University Zhuhai and Dr Sonal Minocha, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) at Bournemouth University welcomed guests to the first leg of the Global Festival of Learning in Zhuhai, China.
Keynote Speakers Session - Senior leaders from the UK and China
The Festival continued with an insightful session featuring three keynote speakers, senior leaders from the UK and China regional governments, who discussed the implications and opportunities of China’s ‘Belt and Road Strategy.’ The talks touched upon current approaches in promoting a sustainable economy through the development of regional collaborations.
Panel Discussion - Building Sustainable Economic Growth through Regional Innovation
The first pannel discussion at the 2017 Global Festival of Learning in China brought together expertise
from BU, BNUZ and regional employers as well as government officials from the UK and China, to discuss the different challenges facing both countries from a cross-sectoral perspective.