Science Literacy: Women in Science and Technology

I. Name of the Forum: 
Science Literacy: Women in Science and Technology & 11th China Forum on Women Scientists

II.Conference agenda

Time: 13:50-17:15, September 18, 2018
Venue: Lecture Hall, 3F, China National Convention Center
Hosts: Office of the Committee of Women in Science of the Standing Committee of CAST
          Organizers: China Women’s Association for Science and Technology (CWAST)
          Center for Professional Training and Talent Services, China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)
Co-organizers: Information Center, China Association for Science and Technology (CAST)
                     China Science and Technology Press
                     Women Scientists Academic Subgroup, Biophysical Society of China
Host:WU Haiying
         Member of the Leading Party Members’ Group, Executive Secretary of CAST;
         Deputy Director of the Office of the Committee of Women in Science of the Standing Committee of CAST

Time Speaker Title of the presentation
13:50-14:00 Play warm film
14:00-14:15
Opening session——Chair: WU Haiying   Member of the Leading Party Members’ Group, Executive Secretary of CAST; Deputy Director of the Office of the Committee of Women in Science of the Standing Committee of CAST
Chih-chen Wang
Member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Vice Chairperson of 11th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC); President, China Women’s Association for Science and Technology (CWAST)
Address
All-China Women's Federation
Address
LIN Jialei
Director of the UN Women Beijing Office
Address
14:15-16:15
Invited Speech——Chair: WANG Hongyang   Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE);Deputy Director of the Office of the Committee of Women in Science of the Standing Committee of CAST;Vice President, China Women’s Association for Science and Technology (CWAST)
Marlene Kanga
President of World Federation of EngineeringOrganizations (WFEO)
Women Scientists and Engineers: Leadership for Science Literacy for Sustainable Development
WEI Yu
Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE); Former Vice President of  CAST ;Former Vice Minister of Education
Promoting Science through Cutting-edge Science and Technology
Fang Xin
Executive Vice President, China Women’s Association for Science and Technology (CWAST);Former deputy secretary of the Leading Party Members’ Group of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Social Responsibilities undertaken by Women Scientists
Marta Entradas
Department of Psychological and Behavioural Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Marie Curie Research Fellow
Research on the state of scientific communication by women scientists
ZHANG Linxiu
Director, International Ecosystem Management Partnership of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP-IEMP), TWAS Fellow,Professor, the Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy (CCAP), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Raising the Future: Investing in the Early Development of Rural Children
DONG Mingzhu
Member of China Committee for World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO-CHINA);Chairperson of the Board of Gree Electric Appliances Inc. of Zhuhai
Innovation Changes the Future and Creation Serves the World
16:15-17:10
Panel Discussion——Chair: LÜ Zhi   Vice President, China Women’s Association for Science and Technology (CWAST); Professor, School of Life Sciences, Peking University; Professor, Peking University Ecological Research Center
XIANG Qiao
Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE); Member of the Standing Committee of CAST; General Manager Assistant of Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC); Deputy Director of the Science and Technology Committee of AECC
Panelist
CAO Shumin
Member of the Standing Committee of CAST;Vice President, China Women’s Association for Science and Technology (CWAST );Secretary of the Party Committee of Beihang University

Panelist
HAN Xiqiu
Member of the Standing Committee of CAST;Deputy Director, Key Laboratory of Submarine Geosciences at the Second Institute of Oceanography, SOA; Vice Dean, Ocean College, Zhejiang University

Panelist
YOU Yuxian
Chairperson, Hongbo Co., Ltd.
Panelist
LONG Di
Professor, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS); Director, the Service Center for Children Protection and Family Research, CAS
Panelist
LI Hongyan
National Programme Officer at UNESCO Beijing Office
Panelist
Kim Baldridge
Professor, School of Pharmacy, Tianjin University
Panelist
Elena Avramidou
Dr, Associate Professor, History Department, Peking University
Panelist
17:10-17:15
Closing Remarks——GAO Ruiping   Vice President, China Women’s Association for Science and Technology (CWAST); Deputy Director and Member of Party Leadership Group of National Natural