Friday and Saturday, October 17-18, 2014, Husson University, Bangor

Presented by: The Chinese Language and Culture Center of Maine and Bangor Chinese School
In collaboration with: The Maine Department of Education, the University of Maine, the City of Bangor, and Husson University
Sponsored by: Hanban, the Consulate General of People’s Republic China in New York, Lee Academy, and John Bapst High School
Theme of this year: Thinking globally and acting locally

Keynote Speakers:
Mr. Youngji Xu, Dr. Jennifer Eddy and Mr. Michael Riedel

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Past Conferences

  • 2013 Maine Chinese Conference

  • 2012 Maine Chinese Conference

  • 2011 Maine Chinese Conference

  • 2010 Maine Chinese Conference

  • 2009 Maine Chinese Conference

  • 2008-2006 Conference

  •    Yongji Xu's Bio         Jennifer Eddy's Bio         Michael Riedel's Bio

    The primary participants of the conference:
    Everyone: school administrators, board members, teachers, students, parents, members of institutions of higher education, businesspeople, politicians, entrepreneurs, and interested others.

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    Topics of Conference:

    Education Session:
    • Promote Culture and Education Exchange through Concrete Educational Cooperation
    • “Transfer” in Chinese Language Teaching and Learning
    • Tell Me and I Forget...Involve Me and I Learn
    • Teaching Practical Culture in the Chinese Classroom a Magical Way
    • Increasing the Comprehensibility of the Target Language During Instruction
    • Engage Students' Learning through Activities and Games
    • Foreign Languages Teaching Methodology
    • Strategies, Experiences and Resources of Teaching and Learning Chinese Language
    • Building Partnership with China's Schools, Cities and Businesses

    Business Session:
    • Current Trade Issues between China and the US
    • Things should Know for Doing Business between the Two Powers
    • Maine and China Business in the Past, Current and Future

    2014 Maine Chinese Language Conference Committee:

    Jing Zhang, Coordinator of 2014 Maine Chinese Conference, Director of CLCCM, and President of Bangor Chinese School
    Don Reutershan, Former World Languages Specialist, Maine Department of Education
    Jay Ketner, World Languages Specialist, Maine Department of Education
    James T. Kenny, Chair, Board of Directors, CLCCM; Former Dean, Husson University
    Raymond Pelletier, Professor, Modern Languages and Classics, University of Maine
    Jane Smith, Professor, Modern Languages and Classics, University of Maine
    Lynn Coy-Ogan, Provost, Husson University
    Gerry Palmer, Former Mayor, the City of Bangor
    W. Gus LeBlanc, Headmaster, Lee Academy
    Jim Chasse, Principal, Orono High School
    Suzhong Tian, Academic Officer, Bangor Chinese School

    Annoucement: A. Chinese Speech Competition;    B. YCT Tests

    For more information: Please call 207-990-0710 or email us at