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 6: Symposia of Education for All-Round Development
Block 2: Confucius Institute Forum Block 7: International Education Forum
Block 3: Education Partnership along the Belt and Road Block 8: Family Education
Block 4: Internet + Education Development Forum Block 9: Conversion Forum on Scientific Research Achievements
Block 5: Digital Education Development Forum Block 10: Cultural and Social Activities
Keynote Speakers
Dr. Shuji Nakamura, 
Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Nobel Prize laureate in Physics, 2014

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.
Renowned Speakers of WED-2017 Dr. Timothy O'Shea,Vice Chancellor and Principal, University of Edinburgh, UK Dr. James Conroy,Vice Principal, University of Glasgow, UK Dr. Jan Thomas,Vice Chancellor and President, The University of Southern Queensland, Australia
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Dr. Njoki Wane,Professor, University of Toronto, Canada Dr. Sinikka Neuhaus, Dean of Education, Lund University, Sweden Dr. J. Michael Spector, Professor and Former Chair, University of North Texas, USA
Dr. Vincent Shen, Professor, University of Toronto, Canada Dr. Kenneth Kuen-Fung Sin, Director, The Education University of Hong Kong, China Dr. Roland Reichenbach, Professor, University of Zurich, Switzerland
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Dr. Mark Kingwell,Professor, University of Toronto, Canada Dr. Ibrahim Ahmad Bajunid,Deputy Vice Chancellor, INTI-Laureate International Universities, Malaysia Dr. Anm Uddin Meshquat,Vice Chancellor, Southeast University, Bangladesh
Dr. Kakha Shengelia,Rector, Caucasus University, Georgia Dr. Steve J. Cannon, Executive Vice President, The University of Hong Kong, Hongkong, China Dr. Ahmet Acar,Rector, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Dr. Mike Lacktorin, Founding Dean, International College of Liberal Arts at Yamanashi Gakuin University, Japan        
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Exhibition and Sponsorship

World Education Day-2017(WED-2017) provides an ideal platform to showcase your new technologies and products in Dalian. And it is developed to maximize your exposure, generate new leads, build brand awareness, and solidify business relations. WED-2017 is one of the most effective international marketing platforms in the field of education, which offers a wide range of sponsoring categories for branding and highlighting your company in order to achieve the best publicity.

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