Tongji University Hosts its first ever multilingual International Collegiate Conference
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Tongji University Hosts its first ever multilingual International Collegiate Conference

 

On 25th May 2019, Tongji University hosted the Fifth International Collegiate conference in its first ever multilingual coordination. Over 20 universities nationwide took part in this event through live streams, that were simultaneously broadcast on national television.

 

The conference, was organized by the College of English, at Tongji University in conjunction with the School of International Studies, Sino-Italian Campus, Sino-Spanish Campus, Sino-German Institute of Engineering, Sino-French Institute of Engineering and Management, as well as UN Environment-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development (IESD) as co-organizers. China ESP Association, which is affiliated to Association for Comparative Studies of English and Chinese (ACSEE) as well as China EAP Association (CEAPA) and Tongji University hosted the event.

 

The ceremony kicked off at the 4th floor auditorium of Zhonghe Building, Siping campus with opening remarks from the Vice president of Tongji University Prof. Lei Xinghui followed by speeches from leading dignitaries in academia. Thereafter, parallel sessions were held simultaneously throughout the afternoon and at various university venues including Tongji.