III conference of rectors of Uzbek and Japanese universities takes place
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - On 7-9 July 2019 the III Conference of Rectors of Universities of the Republic of Uzbekistan and Japan will be held in Tashkent. A delegation of rectors from Japanese Universities headed by the Deputy Minister of Education, Sports, Science and Technologies Hiroyuki Nakamura arrives in Uzbekistan to attend this grand conference.
The conference will take place in the building of Tashkent State University of Economics on July 8. It will be organized in the form of two plenary (opening and closing) and 2 breakout sessions. The conference will be held within one day.
The purpose of the III conference of rectors of Uzbekistan and Japan is not only to further expand and deepen academic and scientific cooperation, student exchange, advanced training of faculty between higher educational institutions of two countries, but also to activate cooperation with leading innovation centers, techno-parks and Universities of Japan to conduct joint scientific and applied research.
Representatives from more than 20 Japanese universities, totally about 50 participants from the Japanese side (the list is attached) are expected to participate in the upcoming Rectors' Conference. Japanese Universities are represented by such leading Universities as Nagoya, Miye, Tsukuba, Aichi, Wakayama and others.
From the Uzbek side, heads of 37 higher educational institutions, among which representatives of foreign universities in Uzbekistan will take part in this event.
During the conference, the parties intend to discuss perspectives of the development and expansion of cooperation in technical and engineering areas as well as in the humanities. It is also planned to sign a number of agreements between the higher educational institutions of two countries.
As part of the visit of the Japanese delegation to Uzbekistan, a visit to the historical city of Samarkand is planned, where guests get acquainted with the architectural and historical sights of our ancient city. Besides, they have a meeting with the faculty of Samarkand State University.
It should be noted that the I and II conferences of rectors of universities of Uzbekistan and Japan were organized during the previous years. The first conference was held in Tokyo in 2010 and the second in 2015 in the city of Tashkent.