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Thursday, December 21 2023 - 18:00
The first Overseas Chinese Talent Conference for Development commenced in Fuzhou, Fujian Province
FUZHOU, China, Dec. 21 2023 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/--

The first Overseas Chinese Talent Conference for Development, co-hosted by 
All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese and the Fujian Provincial 
People's Government, commenced on 20th December in Fuzhou, Fujian Province. 
Themed "Blessings from Five Continents in 'Fuzhou': Overseas Chinese Building 
Chinese Dream", the conference aims to unite overseas Chinese wisdom and 
collaborate towards realizing China's dream, according to the Publicity Team of 
the Conference. Based in Fujian, the event serves the entire nation, with a 
focus on engaging overseas strength. It seeks to establish a platform for 
sharing industry insights, talent policies and measures, fostering interactions 
among overseas Chinese professionals. Additionally, the event serves as a 
showcase for overseas Chinese academic and innovation accomplishments, and a 
platform to connect talents, projects and capital from overseas Chinese 
communities, featuring participation of over 1,000 guests from 37 countries and 

In the plenary session, Avram Hershko, the Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry in 
2004, addressed the event via video, and Fuzhou city read out the Fuzhou 
Declaration of the New Generation of Overseas Chinese.

Various activities, including 4 industrial connection activities, 2 science and 
technology competitions, 4 thematic forums, 1 exhibition, 3 supporting 
activities and 2 promotion events of the guest of honour, were organized to 
foster collaboration. All efforts are made to highlight the strategic emerging 
industries such as new energy and new materials, artificial intelligence, ocean 
economy and biomedicine, and encourage effective connection of projects and 
human resources among government, enterprise and university. A series of 
activities of "Overseas Chinese Wisdom" are also established to invite domestic 
and overseas scientific and technological elites in competitions, discovering 
and fostering high-quality tech professionals with international vision.

Source: Publicity Team of the 1st Overseas Chinese Talent Conference for 

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   Caption: Opening ceremony of the first Overseas Chinese Talent Conference 
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