The 5th Global Grand
Challenges Summit


September 18-20, 2023 Beijing, China
Events & Calendar

Wednesday, September 20

Time: September 1, 2023

SESSION 3: Engineering Approaches to Digital Economy

Moderator: Chen Xiaohong, CAE Member & Secretary of the CPC Committee at Hunan University of Technology and Business, Director of Xiangjiang Laboratory

8.00pm - 8.15pm

NAE Keynote

Title: Beyond Models – Applying Data Science/AI Effectively

Speaker: Alfred Spector, NAE Member & Visiting Scholar at MIT and Senior Advisor at Blackstone

8.15pm - 8.30pm

RAEng Keynote

Title: Outcomes, Systems, and Interventions

Speaker: Mark Enzer, RAEng Fellow & Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge & Strategic Advisor, Mott MacDonald

8.30pm - 8.45pm

CAE Keynote

Title: Innovating Network Technology to Empower the Development of Digital Economy

Speaker: Wu Hequan, CAE Member

8.45pm - 9.00 pm

Panel Discussion

(Moderator &Three Keynote Speakers & Youth Representative)

9.00pm - 9.15pm

CAE Keynote

Title: Advances in Autonomous Driving

Speaker: Zhang Yaqin, CAE Foreign Member & Dean of Institute for AI Industry Research of Tsinghua University

9.15pm - 9.30pm

RAEng Keynote

Title: Accelerating Digital Innovation Through Academic and SME Collaboration

Speaker: David McKee, University of Leeds; Chair, Digital Twin Consortium; CTO, Crysp Digital Compliance

9.30pm - 9.45pm

NAE Keynote

Title: Embracing AI Disruption Across Disciplines to Advance Engineering for the Digital Economy

Speaker: Diane Greene, NAE Member & Member of the Board of Directors of Stripe and A.P. Moller Holding

9.45pm - 10.00pm

Panel Discussion

(Moderator & Three Keynote Speakers & Youth Representative)

Closing Warm-up Performance

10.00pm- 10.05pm

Chinese Folk Dance

10.05pm - 10.10pm

Chinese Folk Music

Closing Ceremony

Moderator: Chen Jianfeng, CAE Secretary General

10.10pm - 10.20pm

Release of Joint Statement

10.20pm - 10.30pm

Student Voice

(Remarks by two youth representatives, 5min each)

Speaker: Lisa Rossi, Doctoral Researcher at University of Cambridge & Lead of GGCS 2019 Student Collaboration Project

Speaker: Hu Yuxiang, Professor at Beijing University of Technology

10.30pm - 10.35pm


PreNews:Tuesday, September 19

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