A few days ago, the 15th Chinese Finance Annual Meeting was held at Jinan University in Guangzhou. Altogether over 800 people including the financial experts and scholars from more than 200 universities and more than 20 organizations and enterprises at home and abroad argued in discussion of the hot topics in finance of China. Our school sent 5 teachers including Professor Du Huayu, Dr. Guo Nianzhi and Dr. Xiao Mingfang attended the annual meeting.
The meeting lasted for two days and it included the session of board of directors, opening ceremony, theme speech, report from parallel sessions and the award ceremony for outstanding papers. After the opening ceremony, Professor Lu Lei, deputy director-general of State Administration of Foreign Exchange, Professor Xu Lixin, chief economist of the Development Research Department of the World Bank, and Professor Chen Chuanglian, from the Finance Dept. of the Economics School of Jinan University, delivered theme speeches respectively; 41 sub-forums conducted discussions around such topics as the monetary policy, macro-finance, international finance, risk management, financial engineering, capital market and corporate governance. This annual meeting was jointly sponsored by the board of directors of Chinese Finance Annual Meeting and Jinan University, organized by the Economics School of Jinan University and the Financial Research Institute of Jinan University and co-organized by the editorial department of South China Finance. It received more than 600 papers altogether, further strengthening the academic atmosphere of the financial research institute in our country and also providing a very good platform of academic exchanges for the teachers and researchers in finance of our country.
At this annual meeting, the participating teachers of our school exchanged views with the financial experts and scholars from other universities and organizations by fully taking advantage of the opportunity of academic exchange; they explored the new way of thinking and new countermeasures together, thus resulting in strong affection and friendship with each other. Meanwhile, the participating teachers of our school paid special attention to the details relating to the preparations of this annual meeting, so they accumulated rich experiences for our school to hold the large-scale national academic annual meeting independently in the future.
It is reported that New Huadu Business School became the organizer of the academic annual meeting for 2019 at the 17th (2018) Chinese Financial Engineering Annual Meeting. In order to make sufficient preparations for 18th (2019) Chinese Financial Engineering Annual Meeting, our school set up a leading group of preparatory work in advance for discussing and arranging the overall scheme of the annual meeting, defining the duties of work so as to make preparations in an orderly manner.
(Zou Ruiping from New Huadu Business School)