On November 5, the first annual alumni meeting of the School of Finance of Renmin University of China(RUC) was held in the Yifu Conference Center, with the theme of "Financial Actions in the Development of High-Quality Economy". It was hosted by the School of Finance of Renmin University of China (RUC), co-hosted by the Alumni Office, the EMBA Center, and the Executive Training Center of the School of Finance of RUC, and co-sponsored by the North American Alumni Association and the Alumni Office of RUC.
Sun Hualing, the Secretary of Council of the Finance School of RUC extended her warm welcome and heartfelt thanks to all the guests and alumni attending the annual meeting. In the future, school will rely on the "Biennial Conference" to promote regular and in-depth exchanges among alumni, help build an open platform for alumni learning and interaction, and empower alumni career development.
Zhang Jianming, the Vice President of the Renmin University of China Alumni Association, delivered an opening speech and expressed his sincere thanks to all alumni of the School of Finance for their contributions to China's economic development and financial undertakings. He expressed that the first RUC School of Finance Alumni Annual Meeting provided a platform for alumni to explore new changes in the field of finance and expected that the alumni would work together for the new era of opening-up and Chinese modernization.
President Zhuang Yumin of the School of Finance extended her warm welcome to the guests and alumni and introduced the latest development of the School of Finance to them.
Alumni Representative Hong Qi expressed warm congratulations to the first RUC School of Finance Alumni Annual Meeting, and expressed his heartfelt thanks to the School for creating communication opportunities for alumni of different grades and industries. He expressed that the college has laid a solid foundation for the growth and success of students. And as an alumnus, he should give back to his alma mater by promoting the construction of the school.
Leaders and guests together went on stage to launch the School of Finance Alumni Lifelong Learning Program and the School of Finance Alumni Siyuan Fund.
The “Retaking Masters’ class” and Keynote Speech session was hosted by Deputy Secretary of the Council of School of Finance, Renmin University of China. Professor Wu Xiaoqiu said “It is vital to promote structural reform. And there is a promising future in Chinese economy, finance and capital market if China adheres to the reform and opening up.” Professor Guo Qingwang mentioned while promoting high-quality economic and social development, finance also needs to focus on its own high-quality development.
The following session of Alumni Forum and Keynote Speech was hosted by Qu Qiang，Professor of the Financial School of RUC and the Director of the China Fiscal and Financial Policy Research Center. Five alumnus gave a speech respectively.
Li Shanquan shared his experience of years of working in the Wall Street via online conference. He suggested an emphasis on case analysis and conduct research from a micro perspective for better research in macro problems.
Bei Duoguang made an in-depth analysis in the development of Chinese inclusive finance, emphasizing an economic and social mindset in building a better financial ecosystem, and thus enhance financial stability and social development.
Hunag Jinlao gave a statement in the appropriate role of finance in economic development, which was an integrated part of the financial supply-side reform.
Zhang Liang, expressed his views that China should stick to the reform and opening-up in the financial market by constantly enhancing the flexibility and depth.
Hua Changchun pointed out that the great potential in domestic consumption market and the rapid growth in technology provided a positive sign for investors, despite certain challenges faced by China.
This alumni annual meeting is another gathering for alumnus based on the successful organization of the First RUC School of Finance Global Alumni Academic Annual Meeting, and also marks the formation of the permanent activity mechanism of the RUC Finance School Alumni "Biennial Conference".
RUC School of Finance Alumni "Biennial Conference" upholds the original spirit of promoting the integration and development of alumni, builds a platform for alumni communication and learning, and promotes the in-depth integration and synergistic development of alumni and the school.