During November 15-17, More than 80 leaders, experts and scholars from 24 Ocean universities of 11 countries and regions, including Israel, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Senegal, Tanzania, Thailand, Ukraine, USA, Taiwan and China, got together in the beautiful Zhoushan Archipelago, and attended “2016 International Ocean University Rector’s Summit” hosted by Zhejiang Ocean University.
The theme of this summit is “Collaborative Openness, Sharing and Opportunities, Outlook of Marine Higher Education”. Through Principles’ Speeches, experts’ reports, launching Zhoushan Declaration, proposing the establishment of cooperation mechanism of marine science and education in the East China Sea, and discussing the major issues of international marine higher education reform and mutually beneficial academic exchange platform, the summit has achieved a number of results. During the summit, Zhejiang Ocean University and the relevant universities signed constructive cooperation agreements.
The summit was approved by Zhejiang Provincial People's Government, and supported by China Association of Higher Education, Chinese Society for Oceanography and the People's Government of Zhoushan Municipality.