Guangzhou to hold convention to attract overseas talent

BY :Dong Han SilkRoadPost

UPDATED :November 20, 2018


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The Convention on Exchange of Overseas Talents and Guangzhou Convention of Overseas Chinese Scholars in Science and Technology will be held in Guangzhou December 21-22 to attract more talented individuals from abroad and local students with foreign university degrees to work in China. Announcement of the conference was made by Li Ming, the deputy mayor of Guangzhou, at a press conference in Beijing on November 13.

About 50,000 people will participate in the convention, with nearly 3,500 of them overseas talents. The participants mainly consist of Nobel Prize winners, well-known experts, academicians, outstanding overseas students, and high tech companies, according to the convention's organizing committee.

The convention will set up eight themed activities, such as forums on high-end talent and science, startup exhibitions, and job fairs, to mark the 40th anniversary of China's reform and opening up. Investors, recruitment agencies, and delegates from domestic universities and academic institutes will also attend the convention.

The convention is jointly organized by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Science and Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Western Returned Scholars Association, Guangzhou Committee of the CPC, and Guangzhou Municipal government.

Time: December 21-22

Address: Guangzhou International Conference and Exhibition Center (380 Yuejiangzhong Road, Guangzhou, China)

Tel: 8620-83567713 (overseas),

8620-66353587 8620-66353513 8620-66353599 (China)

Official website: https://www.ocs-gz.gov.cn/OCSEN/home/