Recently, the "2019 Academic Annual Meeting of China Society of Territorial Economists (Chengdu) and China Territorial Economy High-Quality Development Forum " was held in Sichuan University. Themed by “The Theory and Practice of China Territorial Economy High-Quality Development", it was hosted by China Society of Territorial Economists and jointly organized by Sichuan University and Southwest Jiaotong University.
Liu Yanhua, Chief Consultant of China Society of Territorial Economists, Hu Cunzhi, Chief Consultant of China Society of Territorial Economists , Liu Zhongqin, President and Editor-in-Chief of China Territory Today, Dong Yuji, Director of National Territory Research Center of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xu Fei, President of Southwest Jiaotong University, and Yan Shijing, Vice President of Sichuan University, attended the forum. Experts and scholars from more than 20 colleges and universities across the country, representatives of the society members, leaders of industry outstanding enterprises, leaders of relevant departments of Chengdu, and representatives of teachers and students of Sichuan University and Southwest Jiaotong University participated in the forum. The opening ceremony of the forum was presided over by Liu Junping, secretary general of the China Society of Territorial Economists.
In his speech, Liu Zhongqin introduced the territorial economics and the China Society of Territorial Economists, and said that the annual meeting focused on the academic development of the Institute's further development, which will provide academic support for the promotion of territory economics concepts and the development and utilization of land resources.
On behalf of Southwest Jiaotong University, Xu Fei said that the convening of the forum will be of great significance to promoting the research and practice of the western land economy, strengthening the development and utilization of land and resources, and optimizing the development pattern of the gradient land space.
On behalf of Sichuan University, Yan Shijing gave a speech and congratulated the forum. After introducing the basic situation of Sichuan University, he emphasized that the theory and practice of territorial economics must adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, implement new development concepts, promote high-quality development and implement the major decision and arrangements of the Party Central Committee and the State Council to the research and development of territorial economy.
Yang Jirui, Chairman of the Chengdu Federation of Social Science Associations, said that the high-quality development of the territorial economy is crucial to the high-quality development of the Chinese economy. He hoped that experts and scholars would spark thinking in this forum and promote the development of territorial economics.
Under the witness of the guests, leaders such as Liu Zhongqin, Xu Fei, Yan Shijing unveiled the “Western Territorial Economists Committee of China Society of Territorial Economists”.
It is reported that the China Society of Territorial Economists was founded in 1981. In recent years, the society has carried out a series of academic and social activities with important influence at home and abroad. It was awarded "Advanced Unit of Science and Technology Service" by the China Association for Science and Technology.