UK-China Science Bridge Forum

Shanghai, China, 12 September, 2012

The 2012 Science Bridges Forum to be held in Shanghai in September 2012, aims to bring together key figures from the public sector, academia and industry, in order to discuss the crucial role of education, science, innovation and technology in driving growth of the two countries, in the meantime to profile the excellence of the UK-China Science Bridges partnerships and seek support and funding to sustain and build upon these established Education and Research & Technology Development based partnerships with leading institutions and companies in the UK and China.

Venue/Hotel

Venue
Gao-Tian Theater,
Minhang Campus,
Shanghai Jiaotong University,
No. 800, Dongchuan Road,
Minhang District,
Shanghai
上海交通大学闵行校区
机动群楼(机械与动力工程学院楼群)
A楼高田会堂
For more details of the venue, please visit: ICSEE2012
Recommended hotel
Shanghai Hengshan Picardie Hotel
No.534 Hengshan Road,
Shanghai,
Zip: 200030
Email: liuxiang@hengshanhotel.com
Contact with: Mr. Liu, Sales Department, 24H hotline: 13818934715
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Time Schedule

08:30: Registration

9:00 am - 9:20 am Welcome Addresses – Celebration of UK-China HE and Innovation Collaborations
  1. Prof Jie Zhang, President of Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
  2. Prof Sir Peter Gregson, President and Vice Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast
9:20am-10:30 am Science Bridge speeches – Key Outcomes, Impacts, and Sustainability
  1. UK-China Science Bridge in Sustainable Energy and Built Environment
  2. UK-China Science Bridges: R&D on (B)4G Wireless Mobile Communications
  3. Water availability and quality: Natural Environments, Domestic Use and Food Production
  4. Science Bridges: Bradford-China Programme for Pharmaceutical Sciences and Medical Technology
10:30am-11:00 am Coffee Break
Science Bridge Exhibitions
11:00am-11:30 am Government and Research Council Speeches - Sustain UK-China Collaborative Research and Innovation
  1. Research Councils UK (RCUK)
  2. Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
  3. Shanghai Science and Technology Commission
  4. China Science and Technology Exchange Center, Ministry of Science and Technology
  5. British Consulate Shanghai
11:30am -11:40 am Ceremonies
  1. Inaugural Ceremony of Joint laboratory on Advanced Testing Technology of Debris Particles in Electronic Systems
  2. Opening Ceremony for the “UK-China Joint R&D Centre in Future Wireless Networks”
11:40 am -12:00 Science Bridge Partner Speeches
  1. Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)
  2. Shanghai University
  3. Tsinghua University
  4. Lancaster University
12 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch Receptions and Networking

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Science Bridges Breakout Sessions – Discussions on Sustaining Research Collaborations
  • UK-China Science Bridge in Sustainable Energy and Built Environment
  • Water availability and quality: natural environments, domestic use and food production
  • UK-China Science Bridges: R&D on (B)4G Wireless Mobile Communications
  • Science Bridges: Bradford-China Programme for Pharmaceutical Sciences and Medical Technology
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm Tea and Coffee
Exhibitions and posters
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm Roundtable discussions
Opportunities and Challenges for UK-China collaborative research

6:30 PM – BANQUET AND NETWORKING

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