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Symposium Schedule

October 11th

Transportation Schedule

Schedule and details are subject to change. Check back often for updates.

All events and sessions will be held at the Grand Hyatt Beijing (LG LEVEL) unless otherwise noted.

Transportation Schedule

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Time

Event Description

Location

8:00am

Check-in and Early Registration Opens

Visiting attendees accommodated at the Grand Hyatt Beijing are invited to check-in in early and obtain Symposium materials.

 

 

Grand Ballroom Foyer
Grand Ballroom Foyer
8:30am-12:30pm

Beijing Exploration Tour - The Forbidden City: The Great Within

Attendees/guests of the 7th International Symposium are invited to participate in a complimentary tour of one of China’s most iconic historic and architectural treasures, the Forbidden City.  Further details are available here.

Lunch will be provided at the Grand Hyatt Beijing beginning at 12:30pm for tour participants in The Residence.

Important Note:  The tour has reached capacity and is no longer open for registration.

12:30pm-2:00pm

McDonnell Scholars Alumni Networking Luncheon

Private event – by invitation only.

The Residence III
The Residence III
2:00pm-3:00pm

Executive Workshop - University for Life: Opportunities for the Academy to Respond to Aging Demographics

By invitation only.

Facilitator: Professor Nancy Morrow-Howell
Bettie Bofinger Brown Distinguished Professor of Social Policy, Brown School & Director, Harvey A. Friedman Center for Aging
Washington University in St. Louis

Moderator: Professor James Wertsch
David R. Francis Distinguished Professor & Director, McDonnell International Scholars Academy
Washington University in St. Louis

 

Grand Salon
Grand Salon
3:00pm-3:30pm

Afternoon Tea

3:30pm-4:30pm

Executive Workshop - Campus Sustainability: Enhancing Energy Efficiency & Reducing Carbon Footprint

By invitation only.

Facilitator: Professor Pratim Biswas
Assistant Vice Chancellor for International Affairs – India, Lucy & Stanley Lopata Professor & Chair, Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis

Moderator: Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton
Washington University in St. Louis

Grand Salon
Grand Salon
4:00pm

General Registration Opens

Local attendees and all guests are invited to check-in and obtain Symposium materials beginning at 4:00pm.

Grand Ballroom Foyer
Grand Ballroom Foyer
5:00pm-6:00pm

Opening Session

Traditional Opening Ceremony, Welcome Remarks & Introductions

President QIU Yong, Tsinghua University
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton, Washington University in St. Louis


Opening Keynote Address

The Energy-Climate Challenge and Sustainable Well-Being: Status, Prospects, and Opportunities

Dr. John P. Holdren
Science Advisor to U.S. President Obama, Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy & Professor of Environmental Sciences, Harvard University and Tsinghua Distinguished Visiting Professor

Grand Ballroom
Grand Ballroom
6:00pm

Welcome Reception

Grand Cafe
Grand Cafe
7:00pm

Presidents Reception & Dinner

Private event – by invitation only.

Beijing Hong Kong Jockey Club Clubhouse - Grand Ballroom
Beijing Hong Kong Jockey Club Clubhouse - Grand Ballroom