The 2019 Beijing Humboldt Forum was held in the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) from Sept. 21 to Sept. 22.
Under the theme "Green Economy, Cultural Heritage and Artificial Intelligence," the forum was hosted by the UIBE and jointly organized by Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Fraunhofer Society (FhG), University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, BMW China, Baidu, etc.
A green economy serves as an important pillar to help pull the economy out of crisis and stabilize economic growth. It has become a mainstream trend in regard to economic growth in China and the world, said Jiang Qingzhe, party chief of UIBE, in his keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the forum. Jiang added that in order to better promote the development of human civilization, countries need to develop a green economy relying on scientific innovation, artificial intelligence, and cultural heritage.
In-depth discussions were carried out in 16 sub-forums on topics such as green energy and high-quality development, German corpus and linguistics in China, language and media, cultural heritage and social practice, climate change and air pollution, sustainable business development, Chinese language promotion along the Belt and Road, etc.
The forum brought together over 500 renowned experts, scholars, representatives from governments and businesses from countries like China, Germany, Austria, the United States, Turkey and Japan, as well as teachers and students from the UIBE.