A Celebration of the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong

10:30 am–4:30 pm
Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong

Mar.
28

Program

10:30 a.m. PANEL DISCUSSION ON THE FRONTIERS OF SCIENCE

  • David Awschalom, The Liew Family Professor, Institute for Molecular Engineering, The University of Chicago
  • Robert Grossman, Professor, Department of Medicine in the Section of Genetic Medicine, and the College; Chief Informatics Officer, Center for Research Informatics; Senior Fellow, Computation Institute and the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, The University of Chicago
  • Ka Yee Lee, Professor, Department of Chemistry, the Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, the James Franck Institute, and the College; Director, Materials Research Science and Engineering Center; Chair, Faculty Advisory Board of the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong, The University of Chicago
  • Chi Wu, Wei Lun Professor of Chemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Moderator:
Eric D. Isaacs, Professor, Department of Physics, the James Franck Institute, and the College; Provost, The University of Chicago

11:45 a.m. Break

12:00 p.m. LUNCH

Featuring Edward L. Shaughnessy, The Lorraine J. & Herrlee G. Creel Distinguished Service Professor in Early Chinese Studies, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College, The University of Chicago

1:30 p.m Break

1:45 p.m. THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO IN HONG KONG

  • Robert J. Zimmer, President: Remarks on global engagement at the University of Chicago
  • Sunil Kumar, George Pratt Shultz Professor of Operations Management; Dean, University of Chicago Booth School of Business: Remarks on the Chicago Booth Executive MBA Program in Asia
  • Bing Thom: A Conversation with the Architect

2:45 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION ON HUMAN CAPITAL AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Sian Beilock, Professor, Department of Psychology and the College, Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives, The University of Chicago
  • Cameron Campbell, Professor, Division of Social Science; Associate Dean for Research, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • James Heckman, Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Economics, the Law School, the Harris School of Public Policy, and the College; Director, Center for the Economics of Human Development, The University of Chicago
  • Y.C. Richard Wong, Philip Wong Kennedy Wong Professor in Political Economy; Chair, Department of Economics, The University of Hong Kong

Moderator:
Dali Yang, Professor, Department of Political Science and the College; Founding Director and Faculty Steering Committee Chair for the University of Chicago Center in Beijing, The University of Chicago

4:30 p.m. DISCOVER UCHICAGO HONG KONG CAMPAIGN EVENT
Featuring interactive exhibitions hosted by faculty and a video presentation.

For more information about the event, please email hk@uchicago.edu