In order to thoroughly study and implement Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the spirit of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, Xi Jinping's important speech at the Symposium on Philosophy and Social Sciences and Xi Jinping's important exposition on strengthening the construction of a new type of think tank with Chinese characteristics, and accelerate the new type think tank construction in the new era and new starting point, “The 70th Anniversary of the Founding of New China and the Construction of a New Type of Think Tank in the New Era Forum and the 22nd Joint Conference of Presidents of Academies of Social Sciences in China”were held in Fuzhou, Fujian Province from September 17 to 18, 2019, sponsored by Fujian Academy of Social Sciences.
The conference was attended by more than 150 people, including leaders, guests, experts and media representatives from the provincial (city, district) academies of social sciences, Office of Fujian Provincial Committee of the CPC, Publicity Department of Fujian Provincial Committee of the CPC, Fuzhou and Xiamen Academy of Social Sciences. Representatives from the provincial (city, district) academies of Social Sciences had a heated discussion on the theme of "The 70th Anniversary of the Founding of New China and the Construction of a New Type of Think Tank in the New Era". Based on their innovative practices, they have both theoretical analysis and practical operation. They are not only problem-oriented,but also leaded by goal; They not only take care of the present, but also look forward to the future. They have carried out a comprehensive review of the ideas, methods and measures for promoting the construction of the think tank of academy of social Sciences and put forward many inspiring and unique insights.
Xiang Baoyun, president of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, attended the conference and made a speech Looking for Innovation from Changes:Promote the High Quality Development of China's Think Tanks.
Combined with the exploration and practice of the construction of think tanks of Sichuan Academy of Social Sciences, Xiang Baoyun exchanged ideas on the high-quality development of think tanks and put forward relevant countermeasures and suggestions from the three aspects of the internal impetus for the development of think tanks, the logic for the development of think tanks, and the re-start for the development of think tanks. He particularly emphasized that only think tanks exert their power and expand their influence can innovative and immortal results be produced. To this end, think tank research must be deeply thought-based and do difficult writings.