November 14, 2018 St. Petersburg hosted the 5th Forum of Russian-Chinese Transport Universities Rector Association within the Betancourt International Engineering Forum.
SUAI, an active partner of international transport universities, was represented by its Vice-Rector for International Affairs Konstantin V. Losev. A member of BRAIA Initiative, SUAI cooperates with leading Chinese universities in developing navigation systems, transport infrastructure and projecting a high-speed railway system.
The session opened with the Chairman of the Federation Council of the RF Federal Assembly Valentina Matviyenko’s letter to the participants, read by the Rector of the St. Petersburg State Transport University Alexander Panychev.
The Forum heard the speeches by the General Secretary of the Chinese People’s Society for International Friendship Li Xikuai, the President of the Eurasia international corporation Feng Yaou and the Council for Chinese Education in St. Petersburg Sun Lailin.
In the Forum Russian and Chinese university leaders shared experience in R&D for identifying new challenges.
The next Forum is to be held at the Beijing Union University October 2019.