The Austrian Center Shanghai is celebrating its 10th anniversary, so during the conference the experiences of 10 years of facilitating higher education cooperation between China and Austria will be presented. Furthermore it is tried to have a glimpse into the future of science, by discussing questions such as how to create a link between academic output and its application, how to jointly solve grand societal challenges, and what insights can be gained from experiences of industry-academia cooperation. The draft programme is attached.
Expected Conference participants:
Researchers, professors, lecturers from Chinese/Austrian/international universities
Austrian companies doing business in China, especially with an R&D aspect
Innovation agencies, incubators, start-up funds, science parks and all other institutions fostering innovation, from China and Austria
Government agencies responsible for science and higher education
Alumni and prospective exchange students or researchers

A special invitation goes to alumni from exchange programs between Austrian and Chinese universities and other higher education institutions! No matter whether you were an exchange student or had a research grant, we would like to invite you for our evening reception on 19 October 2015 to mingle with other alumni, exchange experiences and enjoy good food!

Please send back the attached RSVP form to Assistenz-shanghai OEAD before Sunday, 27 September 2015.

Foreign participants who need a visa invitation letter for China, please send your travel dates and passport number to Assistenz-shanghai OEAD as soon as possible!

For all other inquiries please send an email to Assistenz-shanghai OEAD t or call the Austrian Center Shanghai at +86 21 65642112!