Theme: Life Science and Beyond
Library Lecture Hall, Shantou University
DAY1
January 28, 2015 (WED)
Morning
Students-Orientation and Visits
1500 – 1530
Opening Session
Chair: Prof. Haifan LIN
Opening Remarks:
Prof. Peihua GU, Vice-Chancellor of Shantou University
Dr. Jiliang SHEN, General Deputy Director, Department of Basic Education II, Ministry of Education
Prof. Yu WEI, Consultant of Project Prometheus and Head of Review Panel
Dr. Anthony FUNG, Executive Director (Operation) of Li Ka Shing Shantou University Foundation
1530 – 1615
Plenary Session 1
Introduction and Lecture
Chair: Prof. Dan LI
Lecturer: Prof. Hans SCHOELER
“My Personal Journey as a Scientist”
1615 – 1630
Questions and Answers
1630 – 1730
Opening Mixer
1830 – 2030
Welcome Dinner
DAY2
January 29, 2015 (THU)
0720 – 0800
Breakfast with Students
0830 – 0915
Plenary Session 2
Introduction and Lecture
Chair: Prof. Yu WEI
Lecturer: Prof. Helen BLAU
“How Can Your Undergraduate Years Prepare You as a Future Scientist and Engineer?”
0915 – 0930
Questions and Answers
0945 – 1100
Break-out Session 1
1115 – 1215
Break-out Summary
Chair: Prof. Yu WEI
1245 – 1415
Lunch
1445 – 1530
Plenary Session 3
Introduction and Lecture
Chair: Prof. Junhui BIAN
Lecturer: Prof. David SPIEGEL
“Focus on What You Are for: Positive Psychology, Emotional
Intelligence, and Resilience in College and Your Career”
1530 – 1545
Questions and Answers
1600 – 1715
Break-out Session 2
1730 – 1830
Break-out Summary
Chair: Prof. Junhui BIAN
1900 – 2000
Dinner
2030 – 2115
Plenary Session 4
Introduction and Lecture
Chair: Prof James DUNCAN
Lecturer: Prof. Haifan LIN
“Unraveling the Blueprint of Life”
2115 – 2130
Questions and Answers
DAY3
January 30, 2015 (FRI)
0720 – 0800
Breakfast with Students
0830 – 0915
Plenary Session 5
Introduction and Lecture
Chair: Prof. Helen BLAU
Lecturer: Prof. Fiona WATT
“Promoting Gender/Racial Diversity and Internationalization in Science”
0915 – 0930
Questions and Answers
0945 – 1100
Break-out Session 3
1115 – 1215
Break-out Summary
Chair: Prof. Helen BLAU
1245 – 1415
Lunch
1430 – 1515
Plenary Session 6
Introduction and Lecture
Chair: Prof. Fiona WATT
Lecturer: Prof. Roy KISHONY
“Math and Big Data in Life Science”
1515 – 1530
Questions and Answers
1540 – 1625
Plenary Session 7
Introduction and Lecture
Chair: Prof. Hans SCHOELER
Lecturer: Prof. James DUNCAN
“Using Engineering Models to Understand and Interpret Biomedical Information from Images”
1625 – 1640
Questions and Answers
1645 – 1715
Concluding Session
Chair: Prof. Haifan LIN
Remarks:
Representative of Mentors
Representative of Students
Prof. Dan LI, Vice President of Shantou University
1715 – 1730
Group Photo
1830 – 2030
Farewell Dinner at Block A, Shantou University
DAY4
January 31, 2015 (SAT)
Departure

Language: The conference will be conducted in English


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