On May 11 and 12, the 10th Annual Meeting of Educational Linguistics Committee of China Association for Comparative Studies of English and Chinese, and Seminar on Multilingual Education and Internationalization of Talents along the Belt and Road were held smoothly at Jinhua campus of XPU. More than 200 experts and scholars from over 80 universities across the country attended the seminars. President Gaolin, Vice Secretary of the Party Committee Zhao Xiaofeng and Vice President Li Pengfei presented at the seminars.
At the opening ceremony, Professor Gaolin, Professor Yu Liming, Chairman of the Educational Linguistics Committee of China Association for Comparative Studies of English and Chinese, and Professor Yang Yue, President of the Foreign Language Teaching Research Institute of Shaanxi Universities delivered opening speeches respectively. The opening ceremony was presided over by Professor Hu Weihua, Dean of School of Humanities and Social Sciences of XPU. Gaolin introduced the history of XPU and pointed out that the conference was a feast of linguistic and cultural exchanges. It was also an opportunity to further improve teachers’ internationalization vision, to speed up the construction of language related disciplines.
The Organizing Committee of the conference arranged four sub-venues according to the papers submitted by the participants. On the afternoon of May11, participants reported and exchanged on the topics of "Foreign Language Teaching Reform in the Context of the New Era", "Teacher Development Planning and Multilingual Education", "Theoretical Linguistics and Educational Linguistics", "China's Excellent Cultural Inheritance and Extraterritorial Dissemination".
On the morning of the 12th, a forumofeditors-in-chief of journals and an award ceremony for excellent papers were held successively. At the end of the meeting, the handover ceremony of the 11th Annual Conference was held. Professor Hu Weihua, on behalf of the Organizing Committee of the current Annual Conference, handed over the right to host the next Annual Conference to Professor Peng Jing, Dean of Foreign Languages College of Chongqing University.