Forum for Greater China: An Aging Population


Saturday, January 21, 2017
Waldorf Astoria Hotel on the Bund | Shanghai, China

1:00 pm
Washington University Forum for Greater China | Welcome Remarks and Introductions Mark S. Wrighton, Chancellor | Diplomats Hall

Session I: Social and Economic Consequences of the Aging Population
Keynote Address | Nancy Morrow-Howell, MSW, PhD
Global Aging: Challenges and Opportunities | Diplomats Hall

2:00 pm
Panel Presentations and Discussion | Moderated by James V. Wertsch, Vice Chancellor for International Affairs | Diplomats Hall

  • Terry LUM – Henry G. Leong Professor in Social Work and Social Administration, Head and Professor, Department of Social Work and Social Administration, Associate Director, Sau Po Center on Ageing, Faculty of Social Sciences, The University of Hong Kong
  • Xizhe PENG – Professor of Population and Development, Director Institute of Social Research, and Director State Innovative Institute for Public Management and Public Policy Studies, Fudan University
  • Jean W. WOO – Emeritus Professor of Medicine, Henry G. Leong Research Professor of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Director Jockey Club Institute of Aging, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hon. Consultant Geriatrician, Hospital Authority
  • Peishan YANG – Professor in Department of Social Work, National Taiwan University; Founder of Privileged Aging Parents Life Care, LTD
  • Keyong DONG – Founding Member of China Ageing Finance Forum 50, Retired Dean and Professor of China Renmin University School of Public Administration

3:00 pm | Coffee Break | Writers Hall

3:30 pm
Session II: Medical Challenges Associated with the Aging Population | Introduction by Mark S. Wrighton | Diplomats Hall
Keynote Address | David M. Holtzman, MD
Alzheimer’s Disease: An Update and Challenges for the Second Century | Diplomats Hall

4:30 pm
Panel Presentations and Discussion | Moderated by Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton | Diplomats Hall

  • Nancy Y. IP – Vice-President for Research and Graduate Studies, The Morningside Professor of Life Science, Director, State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Min LI Senior Vice President and global head of neurosciences, general manager of research and development China, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Rui-Ping XIAO – Professor, Director Institute of Molecular Medicine, Peking University

5:30 pm | Reception | Waldorf-Astoria | Shanghai Club Foyer

6:30 pm | Gala Dinner | Waldorf-Astoria | Shanghai Club Ballroom
Mark S. Wrighton, Master of Ceremonies
Presentation by Mark Taylor, Dean of Olin Business School