The University of Macau (UM) Faculty of Social Sciences and the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies (SIIS) jointly organised an academic conference on collaboration between the Greater Bay Area and Shanghai and Macao. The event aimed to provide a platform for experts and scholars in the field of social sciences from Shanghai and Macao to exchange ideas and strengthen collaboration. Representatives from the SIIS, UM, and the Macau University of Science and Technology attended the conference to share their research findings and insights.