Presidents' Forum I:Contribution and Function of Confucius Institutes in the Past Decade

Session I

Time:09:00-10:30,December 8th

Chair:Li Yuanyuan,President of Jilin University,China

        Jack Hawkins,Chancellor of Troy University,USA



1.Brice Sinsin,Rector of University of Abomey-Calavi,Benin

2.Cui Xiliang,President of Beijing Language and Culture University,China

3.Boris Zhigalev,Rector of Nizhny Novgorod State Linguistic University,Russia

4.Lester P.Monts,former Senior Vice Provost of University of Michigan,Senior Consultant of Confucius Institute Headquarters,USA

5.Scott Sheppard,Deputy Vice Chancellor of Queensland University of Technology,Australia

6.Hong Yang,Vice President of Bryant University,USA

Session II

Time:11:00-12:30,December 8th

Chair:Elda Morlicchio,Rector of Oriental University of Napoli,Italy

        James K.Tuitoek,Vice-Chancellor of Egerton University,Kenya



1.Shi Jianjun,President of University of Intemational Business and Economics, Member of the Council of the Confucius Institute Headquarters, China

2.Sun Yuhua,President of Dalian University of Foreign Languages,China

3.Clement Krishnanand Sankat,Pro Vice Chancellor & Campus Principal of the University of the West Indies,St.Augustine Campus,Trinidad and Tobago

4.Vladimir Venedict Kruzhaev,Vice Rector of Ural Federal University,Russia

5.Bailian Li,Vice Provost of North Carolina State University,USA

7.Chris Rudd,Pro Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nottingham,UK

8.R.S.Zaharna,Associate Professor of American University,USA