Date Time Program
Tuesday, September 15
9.00am
OPENING CEREMONY & PLENARY ADDRESSES(Chair: ZHOU Ji, President of CAE)
Keynote speech by a top state leader of China
9:20amUK and US Ambassadors to China
9.30amPLENARY ADDRESSES
Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba
Charles O. Holliday, Chairman NAE, Chairman of Royal Dutch Shel
Dr. Andrew Chan FREng, Chairman of Arup Group Trusts
10.30amBreak
10.50amShort inspirational video clip
10.55amSESSION 1: SUSTAINABILITY
(Water, Air, Food, Natural Resources, Population Growth)
Chair: CHEN Jining, Minister of the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China
3 x 15-minute presentations:
CN: Prof. QIAN Yi, CAE Member
US: Robert Socolow, Co-Director, The Carbon Mitigation Initiative; Director,Climate and Energy Challenge, Princeton Environmental Institute
UK: Keith Clarke CBE, Chair, Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc Vice President, Institute of Civil Engineers
30-minute moderated discussion/response to audience questions
12.25pmLunch
1.35pmSESSION 2: RESTORE AND IMPROVE URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE
(Smart cities and Megacities)
Chair: XU Kuangdi, Honorary Chairman of the Governing Board of CAE
3x15-minute presentations:
CN: Prof. PAN Yunhe, CAE Member
US: Doris Sung, Principal DOSU Studio Architecture
UK: Mrs. Dervilla Mitchell CBE FREng, Director of Arup
30-minute moderated discussion/response to audience questions
3.05pmBreak
3.25pmShort inspirational video clip
3.30pmSESSION 3: HEALTH
(Aging Populations; Detecting/Mitigating Global Pandemics)
Chair: Roderic Pettigrew, Director of the National Institute of Biomedical
Imaging and Bioengineering, US National Institutes of Health
3x15-minute presentations:
CN: Prof. WEN Yumei, CAE Member
US: Molly Coye, Chief Innovation Officer of the UCLA Health System
UK: Guang-Zhong Yang , Director of the Hamlyn Centre at Imperial College
30-minute moderated discussion/response to audience questions
5:00pmReception
6.30pm-7.30pmDinner (coupon only)
Wednesday, September 16
8:30amSESSION 4: ENERGY
Chair: FU Chengyu, President of Sinopec
3x15-minute presentations:
CN: XUE Yusheng, CAE Member
US: Arun Majundar, Stanford University
UK: TBD
30-minute moderated discussion/response to audience questions
10:00amBreak
10:25amShort inspirational video clip
10:30amSESSION 5: JOY OF LIVING
(Engineering and the Arts; Reverse-Engineer the Brain; the Internet of Things; Beyond Moore’s Law; Enhance Virtual Reality)
Chair: Wayne Clough, President Emeritus, Georgia Institute of Technology Former Secretary, Smithsonian Institution
3x15-minute presentations:
CN: Prof. CHENG Jing, CAE Member
US: Will.i.am, founding member of the hip hop & pop band The Black Eyed Peas
UK: Jack Cohen
30-minute moderated discussion/response to audience questions
12:00pmLunch
1:15pmSESSION 6: EDUCATION
Chair: Richard Miller, President of Olin College
3x15-minute presentations:
CN: WU Qidi, former Vice Minister of the Ministry of Education of China
US: Dean Kamen, founder & president of DEKA Research & Development Corporation
UK: Prof. Helen Atkinson, Head of the Department of Engineering , University of Leicester
30-minute moderated discussion/response to audience questions
2:45pmBreak
3:10pmShort inspirational video clip
3:15pmSESSION 7: SECURITY AND RESILIENCE
(Natural Disasters; Planning for Climate Change; Securing Cyberspace)
Chair: Keoki Jackson, Lockheed Martin Chief Technology Officer
3x15-minute presentations:
CN: Prof. DU Xiangwan, CAE Member
US: Marcia McNutt, AAAS, Editor of Science magazine, Geophysicist
UK: Prof. Maire O’Neill, Director of Research for Data Security Systems at the Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), Queen’s University Belfast
30-minute moderated discussion/response to audience questions
4:45pmBreak
5:10pmPresentations from Student Day
5:30pmNEXT STEPS
Final discussion among Academy Presidents on what can be agreed internationally in order to address these challenges. Look forward to 2017 Global Grand Challenges Summit in the United States.
6:30pmDinner (coupon only)
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