By Liu Zhimin, Liu Xiaoguang and Huang Weihai
GCHERA World Dialogue” Education and Innovation in Agricultural and Life Sciences: Universities as Entrepreneurs for Sustainable Rural Development” was held in Nanjing Agricultural University on the afternoon of October20,2013. Six keynote speakers presented their speech around this topic.
Discussion in GCHERA World Dialogue
Both Philippe CHOQUET (President of Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais, France) & SUN Qixin (President of Northwest A & F University, China) co-chaired the World Dialogue.
Philippe CHOQUET (right) & SUN Qixin (left) co-chairing the GCHERA World Dialogue 2013
William Lacy (from University of California Davis, United States of America) had a discussion on “U.S. Agricultural Universities as Innovators and Entrepreneurs: Strategies and Challenges”.
William Lacy, University of California Davis, USA
John Kennelly (from Alberta University, Canada) introduced “Fostering and Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Canadian Agri Food System - University of Alberta as a Solution Provider”.
John Kennelly, Alberta University, Canada
SHEN Qirong(from Nanjing Agricultural University, China) illustrated “Helping graduates obtain more creativity and entrepreneurial skills by collaborative innovation between university and company”.
SHEN Qirong, Nanjing Agricultural University, China
Kurt Nielsen ( from Aarhus University, Denmark) introduced” Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Agricultural Development - the Danish Model”.
Kurt Nielsen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Mark Adams (from University of Sydney, Australia) suggested “The Energy-Water-Food Nexus: Meeting the Challenge via Collaboration”.
Mark Adams, University of Sydney, Australia
Robert Anderson(from Massey University, New Zealand) provided “Positioning Agricultural Universities for the 21st Century – A Case Study from Massey University”.
Robert Anderson, Massey University, New Zealand
Download: Video of GCHERA World Dialogue
1 . GCHERA World Dialogue Part 1.avi
2. GCHERA World Dialogue Part 2.avi
Acknowledge: All the pictures are provided by News Agency of NAU