Thematic Forums: WAFI University Presidents Forum (Function Hall A)

Time:08:30 - 12:00, November 2, 2023

VENUE: Ballroom A, , Pinggu Jinhai Lake International Convention & Exhibition Center, Beijing, China

THEME: Agrifood Innovation & Mission of Universities

University Presidents Forum

Function Hall A   08:30-11:55

07:30 - 08:30

Warm-up Video (Promotional Video Editing for Domestic and International Universities)

VIP Reception & Meeting

VIP1-1   Press Conference Hall

08:10 - 08:30

Welcome by Chair of University Council Zhong Denghua and President Sun Qixin, China Agricultural University

Leaders’ Speeches


Du Taisheng   Vice President of China Agricultural University (8 minutes)

08:30 - 09:10

Zhong Denghua   Chair of University Council, China Agricultural University (8 minutes)

Leader   Beijing Municipal Education Commission (8 minutes)

Leader from Ministry of Education, China(8min)

Tang Hailong   Secretary of the CPC Pinggu District Committee (8 minutes)

Overseas University Speech Video (13 minutes)

09:10 - 09:20Tea Break       Group Photo
Keynote Speech
09:20 - 09:50Speech 1:Sun Qixin, President of China Agricultural University(15min)
Speech 2: Grant Raymond Edwards, Vice Chancellor of Lincoln University, New Zealand (15min)
Roundtable Forum
Roundtable I Agricultural Multidisciplinary Innovation & Comprehensive Talent Development


Wu Pute, President of Northwest A&F University
09:55 - 10:35An Lizhe, President of Beijing Forestry University
Song Baoan, Member of China Engineering Academy, President of Guizhou University
Csaba Gyuricza, Rector of Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Baasansukh Badarch   , President of Mongolian University of Life Sciences
William John Mwegoha, Vice Chancellor of Mzumbe University, Tanzania
Md Golam Shabbir Sattar, Vice Chancellor of University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh
Roundtable II How Industry-Academia-Research Integration Promotes Scientific and Technological Innovation in Universities


Li Zhaohu, President of Huazhong Agricultural University
10:35 - 11:15Fu Qiang, President of Northeast Agricultural University
Zhang Weiguo, President of Southwest University
Anuchai Pinyopummin, Vice President of Kasetsart University
David Campbell James Main, Pro Vice Chancellor of Royal Agricultural University
Gina Fintineru, Vice-Rector of University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest
SUI Daniel, Vice President of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Roundtable III AI and Agricultural Higher Education
HostChen Fadi, President of Nanjing Agricultural University
11:10 - 11:50Li Chenggui, Director of the Agriculture and Rural Committee of the Beijing Municipal Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Former President of Beijing Academy of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences (BAAFS)
Xue Hongwei, President of South China Agricultural University

Mahmadyorzoda Usmon Mamur   Rector of Tajik Agrarian University

Luiz Gustavo Nussio   Former Coordinator of General Administration of University of São Paulo

Pham Van Cuong, Vice President of Vietnam National University of Agriculture
Stanford Fred Blade, Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta
11:50 - 12:00

Concluding Speech by Marcia Abrahao Moura, President of University of Brasilia

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