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Symposium Schedule

October 13th

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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.

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Time

Event Description

Location

7:00am

Registration & Guest Services

Foyer
Foyer
8:15am-8:30am

Welcome Remarks & Introductions

Professor James V. Wertsch
Director, McDonnell International Scholars Academy, Washington University in St. Louis

 

Grand Ballroom
Grand Ballroom
8:30am-9:00am

SESSION I: Climate Change

Introduction by Session Moderator

President Bundhit Eua-arporn, Chulalongkorn University


Expert Presentations

Revealing the Short and Long-term Health Benefits of Reducing CO2 Emissions and the Policy Implications in China

Professor CAI Wenjia, Tsinghua University

Agricultural Aid and Deforestation: A Sub-national Causal

HE Qingqian, Tsinghua University

Agricultural Aid and Deforestation: A Subnational Causal Analysis Based on Remotely Sensed Data of Sierra Leone

Professor Barbara Schaal, Washington University in St. Louis


Panel Discussion & Q&A


3MT Competition – AGRICULTURE, FOOD & WATER and CLIMATE CHANGE

Moderated by President Akira Haseyama, Keio University

Grand Ballroom
Grand Ballroom
10:00am-10:30am

Morning Tea & Poster Session

Foyer
Foyer
10:30am-12:00pm

Session II: Threats from Infection

Introduction by Session Moderator

Rector Mehmed Özkan, Boğaziçi University


Expert Presentations

Antimicrobial Stewardship: Asia Perspective

Professor Anucha Apisarnthanarak, Thammasat University Hospital

Tackling Emerging Viruses With Relevance to China

Professor Kwok-Yung YUEN, The University of Hong Kong

Intersecting Epidemics – HIV and Tuberculosis

Professor William Powderly, Washington University in St. Louis


Panel & Q&A


3MT Competition – HEALTH & AGING

Moderated by Director Emeritus S. Parasuraman, Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Grand Ballroom
Grand Ballroom
12:00pm-1:30pm

Luncheon

 

 

The Residence
The Residence
1:30pm-3:00pm

Session III: Global Air Quality Issues

Introduction by Session Moderator

Rector Marcelo Knobel, State University of Campinas


Expert Presentations

Achieving Blue Skies in China and Beyond

Professor HE Kebin, Tsinghua University

Urban and Rural Air Quality in Turkey

President Mustafa Versan Kök, Middle East Technical University

Understanding Air Quality issues in India and How Technology Can Help

Director Ramgopal Rao, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi


Panel & Q&A


3MT Competition – ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT

Moderated by President Chan Wook Park, Seoul National University

Grand Ballroom
Grand Ballroom
3:00pm-3:30pm

Afternoon Tea & Poster Session

Foyer
Foyer
3:30pm-5:00pm

Presidents Forum

Forum Chair
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton
Washington University in St. Louis

 

Grand Ballroom
Grand Ballroom
6:00pm-7:00pm

Reception & Closing Banquet

6:00 – Reception (dinner seating begins at 7:00)


7:15 – Dinner

Remarks
Mr. LIU Ruiling

Announcement of Winning 3MT Presentations
Vice-Chancellor Peter Høj, The University of Queensland

 

For directional purposes, please use the address of the
Beijing Hotel NUO Golden Hall
33 E Chang’an Ave,
DongDan, Dongcheng Qu, Beijing
China, 100006
北京饭店金色大厅
北京市东城区东长安街33号北京饭店C座1楼

NUO Beijing Hotel, Golden Hall (address is Beijing Hotel NUO)
NUO Beijing Hotel, Golden Hall (address is Beijing Hotel NUO)