World Education Day-2017(WED-2017)
About Conference

World Education Day, a grand gathering of educators, researchers, Chinese language and culture lovers, philanthropist and policy makers etc., will be held during September 27-29, 2017 in Dalian, China. This year’s theme is Inheritance, Innovation, Cooperation and Developmen.

World Education Day devotes to create an unprecedented diversified platform where participants could have a comprehensive understanding of the world evolving culture of education and pedagogy.

Inheritance: Aimed at promoting Chinese language and culture, supporting local Chinese teaching internationally, and facilitating cultural exchanges, World Education Day selects September 28, which is the day of Confucius’ birthday, as the holding time to honor one of the world’s greatest philosophers-Confucius, thereby reminding people of the importance of Chinese traditional culture.

Innovation: World Education Day covers cutting-edge topics of education industry. Participants will share their latest education tools, technologies and solutions.

Cooperation: World Education Day will promote educational cooperation among various universities, academic institutions and education associations in the world.

Development: The conference will provide a perfect opportunity for our delegates from universities and colleges to build up research and business relations, as well as find global partners for future collaborations.

Programmed Chapters at a Glance
Block 1: Educational Leadership Forums Block 5: Digital Education and Internet + Education Development
Block 2: Family Education Block 6: Symposia of Commonweal Education
Block 3: Symposia of Quality Education Block 7: Training Institution President Forum
Block 4: International Education Forum Block 8: Cultural and Social Activities
Keynote Speakers
Dr. Shuji Nakamura, 
Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Nobel Prize laureate in Physics, 2014
Dr. John Van Oudenaren, 
Director, Scholarly and Educational Programs, Acting Director, World Digital Library, USA

Dr. Shuji Nakamura obtained B.E., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tokushima in Japan. He joined Nichia Chemical Industries Ltd. in 1979. In 1989, he started blue LEDs using group-III nitride materials. Nakamura developed the first III nitride-based blue/green LEDs III nitride-based violet laser diodes.
Dr. Nakamura the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1999. He is currently the Research Director of the Solid State Lighting & Energy Electronics Center and The Cree Professor in Solid State Lighting and Display. His research includes MOCVD, bulk crystal growth and device fabrication of gallium nitride (GaN). He received the 2006 Millennium Technology Prize for his invention of revolutionary new energy-saving light sources and the 2014 Nobel Laureate in Physics for the invention of efficient blue, which have enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources. Dr. Nakamura is also the co-founder of Soraa Inc.

Dr. John Van Oudenaren directs the World Digital Library (, a collaborative initiative of the Library of Congress, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and libraries, archives, museums, and educational institutions from around the world. Previously he served as chief of the European Division at the Library of Congress and was the director of the Library’s Global Gateway international digital library collaborations.
Prior to joining the Library in 1996, he was a senior researcher at the RAND Corporation in Santa Monica, California, and director of RAND's European office in Delft, the Netherlands. He has served on the Policy Planning Staff of the U. S. Department of State and has been a research associate at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington and the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London. He received his Ph. D. in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his A. B. in Germanic Languages and Literature from Princeton University. Dr. Van Oudenaren is the author of several books and numerous articles on European politics and international relations.
Renowned Speakers of WED-2017
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Dr. Ng Ching-Fai, President, United International College,Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China Dr. John Van Oudenaren, Director, Scholarly and Educational Programs, Acting Director, World Digital Library, USA Dr. Mary Ellen Beliveau, Chief Executive Officer, Knowledge to Practice, USA
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说明: Dr. Mike Lacktorin, Founding Dean, International College of Liberal Arts (iCLA), Yamanashi Gakuin University, Japan 说明: IMG_256 Dr. Catherine Burnheim, Manager, International Education Initiatives, Monash University, Australia 说明: 2a2b0d7.jpg Dr. Zainal Bin Abu Zarim, Vice President, Telekom Malaysia Berhad, Malaysia
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说明: Dr. Ibrahim Ahmad Bajunid, Deputy Vice Chancellor, INTI-Laureate International Universities, Malaysia 说明: Dr. Ahmet Acar, Rector, Middle East Technical University, Turkey 说明: c:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\APPLIC~1\360se6\USERDA~1\Temp\slennox.jpg Mrs. Sandra Patricia Lennox, Assistant Dean, School of Education, University of Notre Dame, Australia
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Hosting Organizations

Knowledge Societies Division of UNESCO

Education Forum for Asia

Beijing Global Talent Exchange Association

Jointly Initiated Organizations

BIT Group Global Ltd.

Maple Leaf Educational Systems

Seadragon Innovation Institute of International Education

Beijing Royal School

Operating Organizations

BIT Congress Inc.

Seadragon Innovation Institute of International Education

BNYC Educational Consulting (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

Jiahui Training Group


Education Share Piloteer Union

Dalian Baoli Culture & Art Development Co., Ltd.

Seadragon Education Service Co., Ltd.

Dalian Youth Charity Career

Dalian International Conference Center

Supporting Organizations

China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Dalian Sub-Council

China Institute for Occupation Research, Peking University

ZCJC(BJ) Education Consulting Center

Dalian Minzu University


BNYC Educational Consulting (Beijing) Co., Ltd.

Maple Leaf Educational Systems

Harbin Guoyun Data Technology Co., Ltd.

Changchun Metas Education Technology Development Co., Ltd.

World Digital Library

Seadragon Innovation Institute of International Education

Han Chinese Aristocratic Education

Media Supporting Organization

Dalian Newspaper Group


Beijing Global Talent Exchange Association

ZCJC(BJ) Education Consulting Center

Official Travel Agency
Supporting Journal
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