On September 14, the "Sino-US Diplomatic 40th Anniversary Symposium and the 5th US-China Outstanding Contribution Award Ceremony" was held in Zhengzhou Sias College. Chip Carter, son of former U.S. President Carter, Liu Yanshen, vice chairman of the National Vocational Education Teaching Reform and Innovation Steering Committee, Chen Xiaochun, founder of Sias College, chairman of the Board of Directors, Wu Gaolin, executive vice chairman of the US-China Business Association, former deputy of the Party History Research Office of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China Director Zhang Baijia, Mayor of Xinzheng Municipal People's Government Ma Zhifeng, Deputy Inspector of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries Xu Fenghua, Founding Partner and CEO of Yuntu Times Film Technology Co., Ltd. Dean Cai Jian, CEO of Flow Pharma in the United States Reid Rubsamen, Chairman of the Creative and Design Committee of the US-China Business Association Deng Tao, and hundreds of leaders, experts and scholars from China and the United States in the fields of finance, commerce, education, culture, art, technology, etc. He and entrepreneurs gathered in Sias to discuss the future development of China and the United States in the fields of education, commerce and trade.
At the Sino-US Investment Summit Forum in the morning, Chen Xiaochun delivered a speech, thanking the organizers for their trust and support to Sias. He said that Sias, as an international university and the first university to implement Sino-US educational cooperation in Henan, hopes to use this forum to explore the road of sustainable development and promote the internationalization of education to a more profound level.
In his speech, Wu Gaolin reviewed the contribution of China-US friendship to world peace and economic prosperity over the past 40 years, and affirmed the development achievements of Sias over the past 20 years. Wu Gaolin also said that we look back on the 40th anniversary today to lay a solid foundation for the peace and friendship between China and the United States in the next 40 years.
Gao Qunyao shared his career and investment experience with the topic "Investment and Entrepreneurship". Cai Jian, with the title "The Most Valuable Investment in International Collaborative Innovation", elaborated on value creation, policy systems, market resources, human capital, technical methods and other aspects. Reid Rubsamen conducts roadshows and promotions for Silicon Valley vaccine medical projects. Liu Yanshen, with the title of "Sino-US Commercial Relations and Its Prospects", expounded the significance of developing Sino-US relations. Wan Yuhua, the founding dean of the Global Charm Women's Academy, shared her entrepreneurial journey and the original intention of establishing the academy.
Chen Xiaochun, Ma Zhifeng, Xu Fenghua, Liang Jieyi, Wu Gaolin, and Meghan, director of the Carter Center's gift department, delivered speeches respectively, expressing their good wishes to jointly promote cultural exchanges between China and the United States.
Afterwards, Wu Gaolin, Chen Xiaochun, Zhang Baijia, Liu Yanshen, and Chip Carter shared their experience, growth and efforts for the development of Sino-US relations in the 40 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and the United States in turn, and focused on education and cultural exchanges. , medical care, global climate, poverty alleviation, business cooperation and other fields to discuss.
In the afternoon of the same day, the 5th "U.S.-China Outstanding Contribution" Award Ceremony was grandly opened in the Sias Teaching Theater. This year's winners include the famous scientist Yang Zhenning, the Carter Center, Cao Dewang, chairman of Fuyao Glass Group, Flow Pharma biotechnology company in Silicon Valley, and Jia Tingfeng, a well-known independent curator in China. Chen Xiaochun, Wu Gaolin, Gao Qunyao, Ling Jialian and Deng Tao presented awards to the winning guests in turn. The awards ceremony ended with the singing of "Auld Lang Syne".
At the dinner that day, the charity auction was very lively and active. Most of the dozens of items raised by the Carter Center and the US-China Business Association were successfully auctioned and delivered. The proceeds from this auction will be used to strengthen business exchanges between China and the United States. Thank you for your strong support and generosity!
The "Sino-US Diplomatic Relations 40th Anniversary Symposium and the 5th US-China Outstanding Contribution Award Ceremony" ended successfully in the singing of "Auld Lang Syne"! Let's meet at the 6th Awards Ceremony, who will be the next winner? Revealed in 2020.