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Research Dialogue on
Emerging Economy Perspectives and PrioritiesIn the New Multi-polar World
Food, Energy and Health Security:What Roles for Technological and Institutional Innovations?
Beijing, China
November 13-15, 2011
Beijing Dialogue Summary
Sunday, November 13, 2011
All day Arrival of International Participants
18:30 hrs Meet in the lobby of the Wenjin HotelAnd short walk to the Restaurant
18:45 hrs Welcome Dinner
: Quanjude Restaurant (Beijing Duck)
1/F, Block A.C, SP. Tower, Tsinghua Science Park
Haidian District, Beijing
Tel: +86(10)82150018
Monday, November 14, 2011
09:00 hrs Depart hotel
Meet in the lobby of the Wenjin Hotel; transfer arranged by the School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM) at the Tsinghua University
09:20 – 09:30 hrs Registration
Meeting Room 302
SPPM, Tsinghua University
09:30 – 10:30 hrs Inaugural Session

Word of Welcome:

Prof. Lan XUE, Dean of SPPM, Tsinghua University.

Inaugural Address:

Amb. Yuanying PEI, Former Chinese Ambassador to India
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Opening Remarks:
Dr. Stephen McGurk, Regional Director, IDRC

Conference Overview and Vote of Thanks:

Dr. Pooja Sharma, Senior Fellow, ICRIER

10:30 – 10:35 hrs Group Photo in front of SPPM
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10:35 – 11:00 hrs Tea/Coffee
11:00 – 13:00 hrs Dialogue I: Health
(Issue: Financing of universal health care coverage)

 Dr. Yiming SHAO, Chief Expert, National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention (NCAIDS)

Key Panelists:

Prof. Gordon LIU (China)
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Prof. Wei ZHANG (China)
Prof. Christina Possas (Brazil)
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Dr. Phusit Prakongsai (Thailand)
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Dr. A. K. Shiva Kumar (India) (TBC)
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13:00 – 14:30 hrs Lunch (Short walk to the restaurant) 
Jingchun Garden on Tsinghua Campus
14:30 – 16:00 hrs Dialogue II: Energy, Environment and Climate Change
(Issue: Role of public policy and technology and innovation in promoting energy security)

: Prof. Ye QI
, Director, Climate Policy Initiative, Tsinghua University

Key Panelists:

Prof. Jose Moreira (Brazil)
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Dr. Kejun JIANG (China)
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Dr. Joyashree Roy (India)
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16:00 – 16:30 hrs Tea/Coffee
16:30 hrs Transfer to Wenjin Hotel; transfer arranged by SPPM
18:30 hrs Cocktails and Dinner 
Lantingxu Restaurant
3rd floor in Wenjin Hotel
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
08:30 hrs Depart hotel ( Meet in the lobby of the Wenjin Hotel; transfer arranged by SPPM)
9:00 – 11:00 hrs Dialogue III: Technology and Innovation
(Issue: Role of institutions and policies in promoting innovation)

Chair: Prof. Zheng LIANG, SPPM, Tsinghua University

Key Panelists:
Prof. Mario Cimoli (Mexico)
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Prof. Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka (Kenya)
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Dr. Tarek H. Selim (Egypt)
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Dr. Rajeswari Raina (India)
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Prof. Lan XUE (China)
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11:15-11:30 hrs Tea/Coffee
11:30-14:00 hrs Dialogue IVAgriculture, Food Security and Livelihood
(Issue: Role of and challenges faced by small holder agriculture)

: Mr. Changbao ZHAO, Deputy Director, Research Center for the Rural Economy, Ministry of Agriculture, China

Key Panelists:
Dr. Tengku Ariff (Malaysia)
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Prof. Antonio Buainain (Brazil)
Prof. Erol Hasan Cakmak (Turkey)
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Prof. Mahendra Dev (India)
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Dr. Xiaobing WANG (China)
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Prof. Antonio Yunez-Naude (Mexico)
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14:00-15:00 hrs Lunch (Lunchbox at SPPM)
15:00-16:30 hrs Conclusion Session

: Prof. Lan XUE, Dean and Professor, SPPM

Highlights of the Four Dialogues:
Prof. Jose Moreira (Brazil)
Prof. Christina Possas (Brazil)
Prof. Zheng LIANG (China)
Mr. Changbao ZHAO (China)


Final Comments:
Dr. Stephen McGURK, Regional Director, IDRC Regional Office for South Asia and China
Dr. Pooja Sharma, Senior Fellow, ICRIER

16:30-17:00 hrs Tea/Coffee
18:00 hrs Dinner (Transfer to the restaurant; transfer arranged by SPPM)
Venue: Baijia Dayuan Restaurant 
Lejia Garden, 15 Suzhou Street 
Haidian District, Beijing 
Tel: +8610-62658851/ 62654186
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