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Symposium Schedule

October 12th

Transportation Schedule

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

All sessions will be held on the campus of Tsinghua University in the Main Administration Building unless otherwise noted.

Transportation Schedule

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Time

Event Description

Location

7:00am

Registration & Guest Services

Limited Symposium staff will be available to assist visiting attendees accommodated at the Grand Hyatt Beijing throughout the day.

 

Grand Hyatt Beijing, Drawing Room III (LG Level)
Grand Hyatt Beijing, Drawing Room III (LG Level)
8:00am

Registration & Guest Services

Symposium staff will be available to assist all guests on the campus of Tsinghua University.

Tsinghua University, Main Administration Building Foyer
Tsinghua University, Main Administration Building Foyer
9:00am-9:15am

Video Opening & Welcome Remarks

Chancellor Mark Wrighton, Washington University in St. Louis

Auditorium
Auditorium
9:15am-10:00am

PLENARY SESSION

Introduction

Professor Tao Ju, Washington University in St. Louis


Plenary Speaker

Vice President XUE Qi’kun, Tsinghua University

Auditorium
Auditorium
10:00am-10:30am

Morning Tea

Foyer
Foyer
10:30am-12:00pm

SESSION I: Health & Aging

Introduction by Session Moderator

President Jaeho Yeom, Korea University


Keynote Address

Global Health Challenges and Sustainable Solutions

Dr. Gabriel M. Leung
Dean of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong


Panelist Responses

Director Shalini Bharat, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Professor Rana Pratap Singh, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Professor Jean WOO, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Panel Discussion & Q&A

Auditorium
Auditorium
12:00pm-1:30pm

Lunch

Sunshine Hall
Sunshine Hall
12:00pm-1:30pm

Presidents Luncheon

Private event – by invitation only.

Schwarzman College, CFLD HALL
Schwarzman College, CFLD HALL
1:30pm-3:00pm

SESSION II: Energy & Environment

Introduction by Session Moderator

President Wei SHYY, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


Keynote Address

Technologies for a Better World

Dr. Gary Calabrese
Senior Vice President & Global Research Director Corning, Incorporated


Panelist Responses

Professor HAO Jiming, Tsinghua University

Professor A.K. Suresh, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Professor Yoed Tsur, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology

 


Panel Discussion & Q&A

Auditorium
Auditorium
3:00pm-3:30pm

Afternoon Tea

Foyer
Foyer
3:30pm-5:00pm

SESSION III: Agriculture, Food & Water

Introduction by Session Moderator

Vice-Chancellor Peter Høj, The University of Queensland


Keynote Address

Will, Waste, and Water: Sustainably Feeding Nine Billion People in 2050

Mr. Carl Casale
Board of Directors, Syngenta


Panelist Responses

Professor DENG Xing Wang, Peking University

Professor Ashwani Pareek, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Professor WANG Zhongjing, Tsinghua University


Panel Discussion & Q&A

Auditorium
Auditorium
5:30pm-7:30pm

Reception & Cultural Event

Tsinghua Art Museum
Tsinghua Art Museum