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Cross-strait“Soil and Water Conservation and Green Development” Academic Study Camp Opened

On the morning of July 19, the opening ceremony of the cross-strait academic study camps on "Soil and Water Conservation and Green Development" hosted by college of soil and water conservation was held in the school’s library. President Song Weiming, Vice President Li Xiong attended the opening ceremony. More than 50 teachers and students from Taiwan Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Chung Hsing University, Hua Fan University, Evergreen University and over 50 teachers and students of school’s Affairs Office of Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and Soil and Water Conservation College attended the academic study camp.

At the opening ceremony, Li Xiong on behalf of the school expressed a warm welcome on the arrival of teachers and students in Taiwan. Li Jinyu of Department of Soil and Water Conservation, Pingtung University of Science and Technology, gave a speech representing the teachers and students from Taiwan.

Song Weiming issued a guest professor appointment for Professor Li Jinyu. In return, Li presented Song Weiming and the president of the College of Water Conservation with the flag of Pingtung University of Science and Technology flag and the Department of Soil and Water Conservation. 

It was reported that the study camp would last for 8 days. The general activities include hosting 8 keynote reports, 16 plenary sessions, and 54 graduate students reports, and paying a visit to demonstration area and key labs of soil and water conservation technology. In addition, there are also activities related to traditional Chinese culture. Undoubtedly academic exchanges and field visits help to promote cultural exchanges, and understand each other’s research progress in the relevant areas. More importantly, the academic study camp contributes greatly to strengthening the cross-strait exchanges and cooperation in soil and water conservation and ecological environment.