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The Second JRI Annual Mini-Symposium, Peking University, China

Ying Jie Overseas Exchange Center, Peking University, April 25 - 26, 2011

Monday, April 25, 2011

Symposium Agenda

08:15 – 11:30  Plenary Meeting, Press Room, Overseas Exchange Center
08:15 – 08:20  Welcome President Zhou and Chancellor Block, Xiaoming Li
08:20 – 08:25  Remarks by President Zhou
08:25 – 08:30  Remarks by Chancellor Block
08:30 – 09:00  Briefing of JRI Activities, Jason Cong
09:00 – 09:10  Break
09:10 – 09:40  Nicholas Brecha, UCLA, Center for Excellence in Neuroscience and Recent Advances in Vision Function
09:40 – 10:10  Dongxiao Zhang, College of Engineering, PKU, Clean Energy – research, applications and impact in China”
10:10 – 10:30  Coffee break
10:30 – 11:00  Frank Chang, UCLA, Recent Advances in Electrical Engineering and Its Applications at UCLA
11:00 – 11:30  Shan Wang, Renmin Hospital, PKU, “Challenges and Opportunities on Chinese e-Health”

11:3013:30  Lunch, 3rd Floor, Nong Yuan, PKU
13:30 – 14:40  Parallel Group Meetings, Overseas Exchange Center

Group 1: Clean Energy, Meeting Room 1
Group 2: Information Technology, Meeting Room 6
Group 3: Life Sciences and Basic Medical Sciences, Meeting Room 7
Group 4: Translational Medicine, Meeting Room 4

14:40 – 15:00  Coffee Break
15:00 – 16:30  Parallel Group Meetings continue
16:30 – 16:40  Break
16:40 – 17:40  Plenary Meeting, Press Room, Overseas Exchange Center
Co-chairs: Xiaoming Li, PKU and Jason Cong, UCLA

Opportunities and challenges for JRI
Goals for PKU and UCLA collaboration
How the universities should further support the activities

18:00 20:00  Banquet, Meeting Room 2, B1, the Lakeview Hotel

News coverage (in Chinese)

  1. PKU news: click
  2. Office of International Relations, PKU: click
  3. Office of Scientific Research, PKU: click


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