Source: Office of International Exchange and Cooperation
Editor: Shao Pengli
On December 20, 2018, Professor Thomas Michael, Philosophy College of Beijing Normal University, was invited to attend the Leading Group (Expanded) Meeting of Haidian District Talents Work in 2018. As a representative of foreign talents in Haidian District, Professor Thomas offered his advice on promoting the construction of Haidian District's international talent community.
In his speech, Professor Thomas reviewed his course of learning Daoist thoughts. He witnessed the rapid development and prosperity of China since the reform and opening up. He believed that this exhibited the impression of China that could embrace Eastern and Western philosophical ideas and attract talents from the world. In addition, he also put forward three suggestions on Haidian District's talent attraction plan and the construction of international talent community: optimizing the medical service for foreigners, improving the medical security system for foreigners; strengthening the basic promotion of English education and promoting international community exchange activities; promoting the interaction of foreign talents in Universities in Haidian District and the innovation and entrepreneurship between foreign talents in universities and international companies in Haidian District.
Professor Thomas's speech was well received by Beijing City Talent Office and Haidian District Organizational Department. The delegates also included academician Lin Qun of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, principal Luo Bin of Haidian Teachers' Further Education School and innovative entrepreneurs in Zhongguancun.