On Oct. 24, Jiangsu University (JSU) held the Innovation and Development Conference to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Consolidation & 119th Anniversary of Establishment.
Former Vice Minister of The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Yu Kangzhen, Secretary of the CPC Nanjing University Committee Hu Jinbo, Secretary of the CPC Southeast University Committee Zuo Wei, Secretary of the CPC Xuzhou City Committee Zhuang Zhaolin, Deputy Secretary of the CPC and Mayor of Zhenjiang City Committee Xu Shuhai, Luo Xiwen, Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering and Dean of the Institute of Facility Agricultural Engineering and Information Technology of JSU, Chen Xuegeng, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and Dean of the Institute of Cash Crop Mechanization of JSU, Li Dequn, Wu Guanghui, Yang Shuxing, Chen Wei, Academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, the leaders from Jiangsu Provincial Government and Zhenjiang Municipal Government, sister universities and so on attended the conference. The conference was hosted by Prof. Yuan Shouqi, Chair of Jiangsu University Committee.
To celebrate the JSU’s 20th anniversary of consolidation & 119th anniversary of its establishment, Former Vice Premier of the State Council Li Lanqing, wrote an inscription to congratulate JSU. Chen Zhu, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People's Congress and Chairman of the Central Committee of the Rural Labor Party, Zhang Baowen, Vice Chairman of the Standing Committee of the 12th National People's Congress and Former Chairman of the Central Committee of the Democratic League, the state machinery group, the Department of Science, Technology and Education of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Areas, as well as China Agricultural Engineering Society, China Machinery Industry Education Association, 33 sister colleges and universities, various cooperative enterprises and units also sent congratulatory letters.
Prof. Yan Xiaohong, President of JSU gave a report on the development of the JSU. On behalf of JSU’s leadership, he extended a warm welcome to all the guests, expressed his heartfelt gratitude to leaders at all levels and friends from all walks of life who cared about and supported the development of JSU, and extended sincere greetings to all the teachers, students and staff of the university and alumni at home and abroad.
At the conference, international cooperative units and partners such as the British Consulate General in Shanghai, the University of Graz in Austria, and the University of Cranfield in the United Kingdom, and alumni from all over the world expressed their congratulations and blessings respectively in the form of video.
Academician Chen Xuegeng, Dean of the Institute of Cash Crop Mechanization of JSU, Yao Zhiqing, alumnus of industrial enterprise automation major of JSU and chairman of Xuchang Kaipu Inspection and Research Institute Co., Ltd, Prof. Zou Xiaobo, teacher representative and Dean of School of Food & Biological Engineering of JSU, Jiang Yurong , student representative from School of Art of JSU, Xu Shuhai, Deputy Secretary of the CPC and Mayor of Zhenjiang City Committee and Yu Kangzhen, former Vice Minister of The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs delivered speeches respectively to express their best wishes for the future development of JSU.
At the end of the conference, everyone stood up and sang the university song of Jiangsu University Centennial Ggory to the Future, which brought the conference to a successful conclusion.