May 27: A Welcome dinner was held for all 120 conference attendees at Da Fa Chang Restaurant. Located near the historic Drum Tower and Muslim Quarter of Xi'an, the restaurant is famous for its dumpling banquet. Professor Du Ruiqing, Vice President, Xi'an International University and a conference chair, welcomed attendees and introduced esteemed guests. Attendees were treated to a delicious multi-course dumpling banquet. After dinner, attendees had a brief tour of the Muslim Quarter before heading back to the hotel by bus. View slideshow.