The 5th Global Grand
Challenges Summit


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

Tuesday, September 19

Time: September 1, 2023

SESSION 2: Engineering the Transition to Carbon Neutrality

Moderator: Nie Zuoren, CAE Member & President of Beijing University of Technology

8.00pm - 8.15pm

CAE Keynote

Title: Research on Process Reengineering Technology and Utilization of Multi-energy Coupling in the Petroleum Refining and Petrochemical Industry under the “Dual Carbon” Goal

Speaker: Sun Lili, CAE Member

8.15pm - 8.30pm

RAEng Keynote
Title: Delivering Solutions at Pace and Scale for Industrial Decarbonisation

Speaker: Mercedes Maroto-Valer, Director of the UK Industrial Decarbonisation Research and

Innovation Centre & Professor at Heriot-Watt University

8.30pm - 8.45pm

NAE Keynote

Title: Net Zero Pathways in the US Energy System

Speaker: Tim Lieuwen, NAE Member & Professor and Executive Director of the Strategic Energy Institute at Georgia Institute of Technology

8.45pm - 9.00 pm

Panel Discussion

(Moderator & Three Keynote Speakers & Youth Representative)

9.00pm - 9.15pm

RAEng Keynote

Title: Hydrogen Decarbonises the Parts Other Technologies Cannot Reach

Speaker: Caroline Hargrove, RAEng Fellow & CTO at Ceres

9.15pm - 9.30pm

NAE Keynote

Title: Accelerating Sustainability

Speaker: Gavin Towler, NAE Member & Corporate Vice President and Chief Scientist of Sustainable Technologies for Honeywell

9.30pm - 9.45pm

CAE Keynote

Title: Vision and Technological Path towards Carbon Neutrality in Chinese Iron and Steel Industry

Speaker: Mao Xinping, CAE Member & Professor at University of Science and Technology Beijing

9.45pm - 10.00pm

Panel Discussion

(Moderator &Three Keynote Speakers & Youth Representative)



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