On September 12, 2019, the Siemens Greater Bay Area Forum was held in Guangzhou. People from all walks of life made their voice heard during discussions on various topics, such as digital enterprises, industrial cloud and internet technologies.
Prof. Ruan Shuangchen, president of Shenzhen Technology University (SZTU), Prof. Holger Haldenwang, dean of Business School, Prof. Franz Raps, dean of College of Urban Transportation and Logistics, Prof. Lue Qitao, dean of Sino-German College of Intelligent Manufacturing, and Ms. Zeng Siyu, head of the International Cooperation and Student Affairs Office, were invited to participate in the Forum.
Prof. Ruan and Prof. Haldenwang take a photo with Mr. Martin Fleischer, Consul General of the German Consulate-General in Guangzhou and Mr. Shang Huijie, senior vice president at Siemens Ltd., China. [Photo by the Siemens Greater Bay Area Forum]
Prof. Ruan makes a keynote speech at the roundtable discussion. [Photo by the Siemens Greater Bay Area Forum]
In his speech, Prof. Ruan underscored the important roles that universities, enterprises, scientific and research institutions play in the development of the Greater Bay Area. He mentioned that the sustainable and long-term development of the Greater Bay Area lies in the higher education development, which requires contributions from both comprehensive universities and universities of applied sciences. To meet the needs of the local industries, SZTU was born with a mission to nurture practical talents and contribute to the Greater Bay Area development. Prof. Haldenwang, Prof. Raps and Prof. Lue also made wonderful speeches during the Forum.
Prof. Raps makes a wonderful remark on the valuable experience from German universities of applied sciences. [Photo by the Siemens Greater Bay Area Forum]
Prof. Haldenwang offers constructive suggestions on talent cultivation. [Photo by the Siemens Greater Bay Area Forum]
Prof. Lue makes a speech to tell people more about SZTU. [Photo by International Cooperation & Student Affairs Office]
Mr. Li Jinjun, Director of the Exchange and Cooperation Division (Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan Affairs Office), Department of Education of Guangdong Province, showed his full support for SZTU in international cooperation.
SZTU delegation takes a photo with Mr. Li Jinjun (the fourth one from the left). [Photo by the Siemens Greater Bay Area Forum]
Lothar Herrmann, President and CEO of Siemens Greater China mentioned the bond built between SZTU and Siemens on nurturing talents in intelligent manufacturing. The MOU signed on June 19, 2019, paved the way for further cooperation with SZTU, contributing to building SZTU into a world-class and innovative international university.
Lothar Herrmann, mentioned SZTU in his speech. [Photo by the Siemens Greater Bay Area Forum]