Hong Kong Symposium · “Science for the Future”
Hong Kong Symposium · “Science for the Future”
Time
Agenda

09:00-09:40

Registration

09:40-10:05

Welcomed by

- Lap-Chee TSUI,Founding President, the Hong Kong Academy of Sciences; Co-chair, the Science Committee of the Hong Kong Symposium

- Harry SHUM, Rotating Chair, Council of the Future Forum 2022; Co-chair, the Science Committee of the Hong Kong Symposium

Opening Remarks

- Yuzhuo ZHANG, Executive Vice President of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST); Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; Foreign Member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering

- Dong SUN, Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Fellow, Canadian Academy of Engineering; Member, the European Academy of Sciences and Arts; Fellow, the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering; Fellow of IEEE 

Photo Taking

10:05-12:00

Life Science Session - "Creating New Paradigms"

Introduction by the Convener and Keynote 1: Circulating DNA Molecules in Plasma: Coming All Sizes and Shapes

- Yuk-Ming Dennis LO, Director, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, the Li Ka Shing Professor of Medicine and the Professor of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Founding Member, the Hong Kong Academy of Sciences; The Future Science Prize 2016- Life Science Prize Laureate

Keynote 2: Circulating Proteins: Potential Game Changers in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

- Nancy Yuk-Yu IP, President, The Morningside Professor of Life Science, Director of the State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Founding Member, The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences

Keynote 3: Tackling Emerging Infections: From SARS-03 to COVID-19

- Kwok-Yung YUEN, Henry Fok Professor in Infectious Diseases, Chair of Infectious Diseases and the Co-Director, State Key Laboratory of Emerging Infectious Diseases, the University of Hong Kong; Chief of Service, Department of Microbiology of the Queen Mary Hospital; Founding Member, the Hong Kong Academy of Sciences; The Future Science Prize 2021- Life Science Prize Laureate

Keynote 4: Building Mirror-Image Biology Systems

- Ting ZHU, Chair Professor, School of Life Sciences, Westlake University


Panel Discussion

Moderator: 

- Yuk-Ming Dennis LO,  (See Above)

Panelists (Alphabetized by last name) : 

- Nancy Yuk-Yu IP,  (See Above)

- Kwok-Yung YUEN,  (See Above)

- Ting ZHU,  (See Above)

12:00-13:20

Luncheon

13:20-15:20 

Physical Science Session - "The Beauty, Tangible and Intangible Impacts of Fundamental Physical Science"

Introduction by the Convener

- Chi-Ming CHE, Chair of Chemistry and Head of the Department of Chemistry, Zhou Guangzhao Professor in Natural Sciences, Director of State Key Laboratory of Synthetic Chemistry, and Director of HKU-CAS Joint Laboratory on New Materials of the University of Hong Kong; Founding Member, the Hong Kong Academy of Sciences

Keynote 1: Getting to Know the Ghostly Neutrino

- Kam-Biu LUK, IAS Paul C W Chu Professor, Chair Professor of Physics, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Physics, University of California at Berkeley; Member, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Fellow, the American Physical Society; The Future Science Prize 2019-Physical Science Prize Laureate

Keynote 2: How Unconventional is the Unconventional High-Temperature Superconductivity

- Qikun XUE, President, Southern University of Science and Technology; Director of Beijing Academy of Quantum Information Sciences; Director, Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Quantum Science Center; Professor of Physics, Tsinghua University; Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences; The Future Science Prize 2016-Physical Science Prize Laureate

Keynote 3: Organic Synthesis: What is Next

- Dawei MA, Professor, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry and Sothern University of Science and Technology; Member, Chinese Academy of Sciences; The Future Science Prize 2018-Physical Science Prize Laureate

Keynote 4: Free Electron Laser and Its Applications in Science and Technology

- Xueming YANG, Vice President, Southern University of Science and Technology; Member, The Chinese Academy of Sciences; The Future Science Prize 2022 - Physical Science Prize Laureate


Panel Discussion

Moderator: 

- Chi-Ming CHE, (See Above)

Panelists (Alphabetized by last name) :

- Che Ting CHAN, Associate Vice-President for Research and Development (Research) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; the Daniel C K Yu Professor of Science, Chair Professor of Physics, the Director of Center for Metamaterials Research and the Director of Research Office, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Member, The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences

- Fuk YEE KWONG, Chairman and Professor, Department of Chemistry, the Chinese University of Hong Kong; Director, Shenzhen Municipal Key Laboratory of Chemical Synthesis of Medicinal Organic Molecules, Shenzhen Centre of Novel Functional Molecules, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Research Institute

- Kam-Biu LUK, (See Above)

- Dawei MA,  (See Above)

- Qikun XUE,  (See Above)

- Vivian Wing-Wah YAM, Philip Wong Wilson Wong Professor in Chemistry and Energy and Chair Professor of Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong; Founding Member, The Hong Kong Academy of Sciences

- Xueming YANG,  (See Above)

15:20-15:40

​Break

15:40-17:40   

Mathematics and Computer Science Session - "Shenzhen-Hong Kong Cooperative Innovation"

Introduction by the Convener

- Harry SHUM, Rotating Chair, Council of the Future Forum 2022; Adjunct Professor, Tsinghua University; Foreign Member, U.S. National Academy of Engineering

Keynote 1: Outlook for Low k1 Lithography

- Burn J. LIN, President, College of Semiconductor Research, Taiwan Tsinghua University; Director, NTHU-TSMC Joint Research Center; Member, Taiwan Academia Sinica; Member, American Academy of Engineering; The Future Science Prize 2018-Mathematics and Computer Science Prize Laureate

Keynote 2: Taming Neural Language Models into Trustworthy Conversational Virtual Assistants

- Monica S. LAM, Professor, Computer Science Department, Stanford University; Faculty Director of the Open Virtual Assistant Lab (OVAL); Member, the U.S. National Academy of Engineering; ACM Fellow

Keynote 3: Complex Differential Geometry in Action

- Ngaiming MOK, Edmund and Peggy Tse Professor in Mathematics, Chair of Mathematics of the Department of Mathematics, and Director of the Institute of Mathematical Research, the University of Hong Kong; Member, the Hong Kong Academy of Sciences; The Future Science Prize 2022-Mathematics and Computer Science Prize Laureate


Panel Discussion

Moderator: 

- Nisa LEUNG, Member, Council of the Future Forum; Managing Partner of Qiming Venture Partners

Panelist (Alphabetized by last name) : 

- Zexiang LI, Professor, Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Founder, Xbotpark; Founder, Shenzhen innoX Academy

- Harry SHUM, (See Above)

- Dong SUN, Secretary for Innovation, Technology and Industry, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; Fellow, Canadian Academy of Engineering; Member, the European Academy of Sciences and Arts; Fellow, the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering; Fellow of IEEE

- Youming WANG, Director, Shenzhen Science and Technology Innovation Commission 

17:40-18:00

Closing Remarks

- David YU, Chairman, 2022 Future Science Prize Donor’s Congress; Co-founder and Chairman of Yunfeng Capital; Chairman of YF Life Insurance International Ltd.; Member of the Board of Fudan University

- Lap-Chee TSUIFounding President, the Hong Kong Academy of Sciences; Co-chair, the Science Committee of the Hong Kong Symposium

18:30-21:00

Banquet (Invited only)

Science Committee Co-Chairs
Lap-Chee TSUI
Harry SHUM
Science Committee
Chi-Ming CHE
Jianhua LIN
Yuk-Ming Dennis LO
Henry N C WONG
Chuan HE

Co-organisers

Partners

Funding Organisation

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