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ICC signed Framework Agreement on Cooperation with Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

Time:2016-02-04
 

On the 23rd of January, a team of researchers, led by Director General of the International Cooperation Center Mr. Cao Wenlian, attended the Inaugurating Ceremony of the Research Center of Big Data of Southwestern University of Finance and Economics as well as the 2016 Big Data Summit held at the university. At the summit, Dr. Cao was appointed special-term professor by the university and signed Framework Agreement on Cooperation between International Cooperation Center of National Development and Reform Commission and Southwestern University of Finance and Economics with Mr. Zhang Zongyi, the university President.

Mr. Zhang proclaimed the establishment of the research center and said that it was a decision made to better adapt to as well as steer the latest development and an important attempt to bring forth new thinking on discipline construction. The University is looking forward to working with ICC, adhering to the principle of demand-led and exploring ways for synergy innovation.

Professor Cao, in his speech, pointed out that big data have already become a nation’s basic strategic resource. Its application to financial field is of great help to boost the accuracy and efficiency of the government’s financial decision-making and risk prevention. Via the strategic partnership, ICC, together with Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, will explore and release the potential value of data resource, give the strategic role of data resource into full play and conduct research on key issues of the economic and financial fields.

The Framework Agreement on Cooperation was signed to enhance big data application so as to further bolster the financial innovation and financial supervision capabilities as well as promote the cooperation between government and universities and the development of think tanks with Chinese characteristics. A post-doctoral research station and practice base will be established jointly to nurture compound high-level talents, gather research teams and provide consulting services for governments at home and abroad as well as companies.

At the summit, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Professor of Xi'an Jiaotong University Mr. Xu Zongben and Academician of The World Academy of Sciences and Professor of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Mr. Shi Yong delivered keynote speeches on big data mining and application, financial big data and credit management.

Deputy Director General of Chengdu Municipal Development and Reform Commission Mr. Feng Jinfu, researcher from the Department of Fiscal and Financial Affairs of National Development Mr. Zhu Bing, Executive Director of the International Financial Institute of ICC Mr. Gao Feiyi and Executive Director of the Credit Institute of ICC Mr. Jin Huibin were also present.

Translated by Zhao Wei

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