In order to further strengthen the academic exchange and scientific research cooperation between the Department of astronomy of Beijing Normal University and the Xinjiang Observatory of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the two units jointly held a seminar on academic exchange and cooperation in Beijing from December 8 to 10, 2019. On September 9, a total of 17 academic reports were held in four units in a day. Based on the good cooperation between the Department of astronomy of Beijing Normal University and Xinjiang Observatory, in-depth discussions were focused on the hot research fields and the projects to be cooperated. Director Wang Na and director Zhong Jiayong renewed the cooperation agreement on behalf of the two units.
On October 10, visiting colleagues from Xinjiang Observatory visited Changping campus of our university, leaving a good impression on Changping campus. The exchange was a complete success. Both sides were encouraged by their enthusiasm for cooperation. Both sides hope to have closer ties and more effective cooperation, and continue to compose a new chapter in astronomical research.