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