Jointly organized by the Henan Association for Science and Technology (HAST), the publicity department of Henan provincial committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), and other provincial departments including that of education, science and technology, natural resources, ecological environment, water resources, agriculture & rural areas and emergency management, Health Commission of Henan Province, Henan Academy of Sciences, Henan Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Henan Museum, Zhengzhou municipal committee of the CPC and Zhengzhou municipal government, serial activities were launched for the 2021 National Science Popularization Day at the Henan Museum on September 13, 2021.
Xu Jichao, Deputy Director of the Standing Committee of the People’s Congress of Henan Province, Huo Jinhua, Vice Governor of Henan Province, Gao Tijian, Vice Chairman of Henan provincial committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) and Hao Changwei, Deputy Secretary General of Henan provincial committee of the CPPCC, attended the launching ceremony.
Wang Xinhui, Secretary of the Leading Party Members Group of HAST, attended the launching ceremony and delivered a speech. Relevant leaders of the organizers including the Henan University of Science and Technology and the Zhengzhou Fruit Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), attended the event.
Lyu Guofan, President of HAST, presided over the launching ceremony.
At the launching ceremony, the participating leaders presented medals to the 1st batch of pilot counties (cities) of 2021-2025 national science communication promotion program including Wugang City and Fangcheng County, issued certificates to the 3rd batch of chief science communication experts in Henan Province, and presented awards to the excellent works of the 1st science communication and science fiction competition in Henan Province.
The leaders visited the themed exhibition “Chinese scientists achieving sci-tech self-reliance and self-strengthening under the leadership of the CPC”.
Henan held serial activities for this year’s program of National Science Popularization Day from September 11 to 17. Associations for science and technology at all levels in the province joined hands with relevant departments at local areas to communicate science to the general public in various vivid forms and achieved active social effect.
On behalf of sci-tech professionals, Guo Tiancai, professor of Henan Agricultural University, delivered a speech and called on sci-tech professionals in Henan Province to practice the spirit of the Chinese scientists in the New Era to be patriotic and innovative, dedicated to solving practical problems and seeking truth through unrelenting efforts, upholding the teamwork spirit and cooperative with peer workers, cultivating and inspiring the young generation of scientists to serve the national strategy of sci-tech self-reliance and self-strengthening, enhance scientific literacy of citizens in Henan Province and construct Henan into a national innovation highland.
Organized by HAST, the theme exhibition “Chinese scientists achieving sci-tech self-reliance and self-strengthening under the leadership of the CPC” was held in the east building of Henan Museum from September 13 to 26.
With more than 240 pictures and a number of major sci-tech achievement models, the exhibition demonstrated the spirit shown by the Chinese scientists and technologists in research of atomic and hydrogen bombs and satellite, the spirit of westward migration, the spirit of realizing manned spaceflight, the spirit of COVID 19 prevention and control and the spirit of exploring the moon.
The exhibition presented touching stories and unremitting efforts of Chinese sci-tech professionals who have devoted themselves to the great cause of saving, serving, rejuvenating and strengthening the motherland through science, technology and education under the strong leadership of the CPC.
In addition, HAST made full use of media platforms to carry out serial science communication activities including online lectures, interviews, live broadcast, competitions and tours for this year’s National Science Popularization Day.
HAST also cooperate with relevant departments in Henan Province in directing and organizing the program publicizing stories of science masters in universities -- "Backbone of the Republic”, sci-tech voluntary service program “science communication and I”, pilot program “100 experts providing services in 100 counties”, "2021 science communication -- Henan taking actions" and the 3rd Shangqiu international science fiction and science education movie week, 2021 Henan science communication summit among other activities.
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