On October 14th and 16th, the seminar on ‘Central University of Finance and Economics-University of Southern Queensland vCLOUD Project’ was held in academic hall, CUFE. Professor Julie Cotter, professor Erik Schmidt, researcher Rod Glass from University of Southern Queensland and associate researcher Yao Wang, associate professor Yifang Liu, associate professor Dongmei Guo, associate professor Hengfu Qiao， associate professor Sujin Zheng, Dr. Bo Chen, Dr. Bin Hu and Dr. Yinshuo Xu from RCCEF participated in the seminar.
The seminar’s main topic is the project on vCLOUD, the future sustainable development joint research center—climate science, agriculture system and sustainable water resources integration, which is jointly applied by CUFE, China Agricultural University and Nanjing University. There were two seminars discussing this project in 2012. This time the discussion would go further. The seminar identified the key points of continuous cooperation for both sides— scholars and students exchange, research collaborative application，paper collaboration and developing research topics on agriculture insurance, economic analysis of impact of climate change on agricultural and financing tools.