Heads of Foreign Universities Expected at Education Conference in Vladivostok
07:47 GMT 27.08.2021 (Updated: 15:55 GMT 31.08.2021)
© Sputnik / Vitaly AnkovThe Spectrum of the Seas cruise ship arrives in the port of Vladivostok. The vessel is based in Shanghai and carries passengers to Japan.
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VLADIVOSTOK, 27 (Sputnik) - University rectors from Australia, South Korea, Vietnam, Japan, China plan to take part in an international conference on education of Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) countries, Alexey Koshel, the acting president of the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU), told Sputnik on Friday.
The event will be held within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum, which will take place in Russia's Far Eastern city of Vladivostok from September 2-4.
"Within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum, there will be an international conference on education of the APEC countries, which FEFU has been holding for 10 years with the participation of leading universities of the Asia-Pacific region and Russia. We already received consent from the rectors of universities in Australia, South Korea, Vietnam, Japan, China, as well as many Russian universities," Koshel said.
Since the conference will be held in the hybrid format, more participants are expected compared to attendance at previous events, the FEFU head added, noting the event is expected to be the most representative in the past 10 years.