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13:30-16:00 September 17, 2018 (Monday)

(Ballroom C, CNCC)


Topic I Science Literacy and Overall Development of Human Beings

Moderator YUAN Yaxiang Vice President of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Vice Chair of the International Steering Committee of the Conference


13:30-14:00
Creating the Conditions for a Scientifically Literate Population in the UK Context

Tom McLeish Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of York and Chair of the Education Committee of the Royal Society of UK


14:00-14:15
Education stands as the engine for the science literacy for all

DU Zhanyuan Vice Minister, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China


14:15-14:30
Science Literacy for All People

Rush Holt Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); Executive Publisher of the Science Family of Journals


14:30-14:45
Scientific Literacy in Context of Future Society

GONG Ke Executive President of the Chinese Institute of New Generation Artificial Intelligence Development Strategies, President-Elect of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO)


Topic II Science Literacy and Sustainable Development

Moderator Gordon McBean Professor Emeritus of Western University, Canada; Former President of the International Council for Science(ICSU); Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada; Member of the International Steering Committee of the Conference


14:45-15:15
STI Facilitate Sustainable Development Goals: Demand and Challenge for Science Literacy

GUO Huadong Professor of the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), President of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE)


15:15-15:30
The Role of Engineers in Promoting Science Literacy for Sustainable Development

Marlene Kanga President of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO)


15:30-15:45
Science Literacy - A Swedish Perspective

Magnus Breidne Vice President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences


15:45-16:00
Science Literacy and Sustainable Development as Priority Areas for the Activities of Scientific and Technical Organizations

Dmitrii Vladimirovich Ivanov Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Vice- Rector for Science at Volga State University of Technology (Yoshkar-Ola, Russia)

13:30-16:00 September 17, 2018 (Monday)

(Ballroom C, CNCC)


Topic I Science Literacy and Overall Development of Human Beings

Moderator YUAN Yaxiang Vice President of the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST), Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Vice Chair of the International Steering Committee of the Conference


13:30-14:00
Creating the Conditions for a Scientifically Literate Population in the UK Context

Tom McLeish Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of York and Chair of the Education Committee of the Royal Society of UK


14:00-14:15
Education stands as the engine for the science literacy for all

DU Zhanyuan Vice Minister, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China


14:15-14:30
Science Literacy for All People

Rush Holt Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); Executive Publisher of the Science Family of Journals


14:30-14:45
Scientific Literacy in Context of Future Society

GONG Ke Executive President of the Chinese Institute of New Generation Artificial Intelligence Development Strategies, President-Elect of the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO)


Topic II Science Literacy and Sustainable Development

Moderator Gordon McBean Professor Emeritus of Western University, Canada; Former President of the International Council for Science(ICSU); Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada; Member of the International Steering Committee of the Conference


14:45-15:15
STI Facilitate Sustainable Development Goals: Demand and Challenge for Science Literacy

GUO Huadong Professor of the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), President of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE)


15:15-15:30
The Role of Engineers in Promoting Science Literacy for Sustainable Development

Marlene Kanga President of the World Federation of Engineering Organisations (WFEO)


15:30-15:45
Science Literacy - A Swedish Perspective

Magnus Breidne Vice President of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences


15:45-16:00
Science Literacy and Sustainable Development as Priority Areas for the Activities of Scientific and Technical Organizations

Dmitrii Vladimirovich Ivanov Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Vice- Rector for Science at Volga State University of Technology (Yoshkar-Ola, Russia)