|The Catalysts Role of NECINA in the Era of Global Innovation |
Time: 8:30 am- 1:00pm, June 11th, 2011
Venue: Radisson Hotel Chelmsford, 10 Independence Drive, Chelmsford MA 01824 Tel: (978) 256-0800
Cost: Free to NECINA members and VIP guests, $15 non-members
Online Registration required: http://www.acteva.com/booking.cfm?bevaid=219998
China's R&D spending is climbing up to be the number two in the world. What are the main drivers of technological innovation in China? What are the key features of China's "national system of innovation?" What are the chief "promotion" mechanisms? How can NECINA members play the key role to involve in China''s big 12-5 technology plan? How do we ride on the wave of economic shift in China and its increasingly visible strategic strength in today's world economy?
In this conference, you will get valuable information from the high ranking government representatives of People's Republic of China, and academic professor from Harvard University. You will also witness the transition of new leadership team in NECINA and hear the new operation plan. Let us connect you, and help you shine in the new era of global innovation!
8:30-9:15 am Breakfast and Registration
9:15-9:30 am Open Remark by Dr. Daryl Luk, NECINA Board member
9:30-10:30 am Keynote Speech: "The Vision of Innovation in China: a Government's Perspective" by Zhongying Mao, Science and Technology Counselor at the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China
10:30-11:00 am Speech: "Global Trend of Translational Technologies and the Strategic Position of China" by Winston P. Kuo, Director of Harvard Catalyst Laboratory for Innovative and Translational Technologies
11:00 -11:15am Coffee Break
11:15-11:30am Summary of Achievement for the Past Year, by Jenny Chen, Current President, NECINA
11:30-11:45am Operational Plan for the Coming Year, by Sean Shen, President Elected, NECINA
11:45-12:00pm Officer Awards
12:00-1:00pm Lunch and networking
Mr. Zhongying Mao, Science and Technology Counselor at the Consulate General of the People's Republic of China in New York.
Winston P. Kuo, DDS, DMSc
Dr. Winston Kuo is currently the director of the Harvard Catalyst Laboratory for Innovative Translational Technologies. In 2007, Dr. Kuo established the Laboratory for Innovative Translational Technologies (LITT) at HSDM to provide the Harvard research community with early access to enabling leading-edge genomic and proteomic technologies, which is now an integral part of the Harvard Catalyst clinical and translational science center.