Day 2 (28 Nov. 2016): Plenary Session Programme

Day Two – Plenary Session Programme, Monday 28 November 2016
Venue: 2nd Floor, Sofitel Brisbane Central
Time Title Speaker
Official Opening – Chaired by Mr Jamie Merrick, Director-General, Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation (DSITI)
8.40 – 8.45 am Welcome Dr Hua Guo, President, Queensland Chinese Association of Scientists and Engineers (QCASE)
8:45 – 8:52 am Official Forum Opening Hon Leeanne Enoch MP, Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business, Queensland Government
8:52- 8:58 am Consul-General’s Welcome Dr Yongchen Zhao, Consul-General, Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Brisbane
8:58 – 9:15 am Briefing on CAS and its International Strategy Professor Tieniu Tan, Vice President and Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
9:15 – 9:40 am Innovation System in CSIRO Dr Peter Mayfield, Director, Energy, The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
9:40- 10:00 am Group Photography – all attendees
10:00 – 10:20 am Morning Tea
Session 1 – Chaired by Professor Ian Frazer and Professor Xinchuang Li
10:20 – 10:45 am National Innovation and Science Agenda Mr Kris Browne, Manager, International Science Collaboration, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Australia
10:45 – 11:10 am The 13th Five-Year Plan for National Scientific and Technological Innovation of China Mr Jianing Cai, Associate Counsel , Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), P. R. China
11:10 – 11:35 am Shanghai-Queensland: Building Bridges to Collaboration Mr Xingfa Ma, Deputy Director-General, Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality
11:35 am  – 12:00 pm Advance Queensland Innovation Initiatives – Partnering for Success Mr Paul Martyn, Deputy Director-General, Queensland Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation
12:00 pm – 12:25 pm Partnering for Global Impact Professor Iain Watson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, The University of Queensland (UQ)
12:25 – 1:25pm Lunch
Session 2 – Chaired by Dr Peter Mayfield and Mr Jianing Cai
1:25 – 1:50 pm Case Study
Translating Research into Practice Immunisation to Prevent HPV Associated
Professor Ian Frazer AC, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA), Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (FTSE), UQ
1:50 – 2:15 pm Case Study
Advanced ICT Development Boost Industrial Innovation
Mr Xichu Zhao, Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Australia
2:15 – 2:40 pm Australian-Chinese co-operation in development of the photovoltaic industry Professor Martin Green AM, FAA, FTSE, The University of New South Wales
2:40 – 3:05 pm China – Australia Collaboration for Coal Mining Innovation (Tentative) Professor Liang Yuan, Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) and Vice General Manager, Huainan Mining Group
3:05 – 3:25 pm Afternoon Tea
Session 3 – Chaired by Professor Ronald Quinn and Mr Xichu Zhao
3:25- 3:50 pm Drug Discovery and Chronic Disease: The International Context Professor Allan Cripps AO, Former Pro Vice-Chancellor, Griffith University
3:50 – 4:15 pm Mission of University and Entrepreneurship Education Professor Jianping Liu, Former Chairman, Tianjin University
4:15 – 4:40 pm Working with Industry: The China Experience, Monash and Suzhou Professor Aibing Yu, Pro Vice-Chancellor, FAA, FTSE, Monash University
4:40 – 5:05 pm Transdisciplinary Research for Economic Impact Professor Arun Sharma, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Queensland University of Technology
6:00 – 9:00 pm Forum Dinner (full registration only) : Brisbane City Hall (64 Adelaide St, Brisbane City, 500m from the Forum venue)


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