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WORLD LAUREATES FORUM

Science and technology, for the common destiny of mankind
About WLF


The 2nd World Laureates Forum is an international scientists forum organized by Shanghai Municipal People's Government, advised by China Association for Science and Technology, and initiated by World Laureates Association. The Forum is jointly organized by China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Lin-gang Special Area Administration, Shanghai Lingang Economic Development (Group) Co., Ltd., Shanghai Association for Science and Technology, and WLA Shanghai Center. It is executed by Shanghai Nuogang Technology Co., Ltd.

The Forum, held in the New Lingang area of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone from October 29th to November 1st,2019, will continue the theme of "Science and Technology, for the Common Destiny of Mankind".

The Forum has invited nearly 70 Laureates of Nobel Prize, Wolf Prize, Lasker Award, Turing Award, Fields Medal, MacArthur Fellowship and other top global scientific awards. More than 100 participants including academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering as well as outstanding young scientists all over the world will attend and engage in in-depth dialogues.

The Forum,emphasizing on strengthening capacity in original creativity for global scientific innovation, forges three special forums: "Mobius", "Future Global Big Science", and WLA Young Scientists Forum, to dialogue on future science, promote and facilitate national strategic cooperation of science,and focus on youth inheritance. Centering on topics that could change the destiny of mankind such as, universe, space, aerospace, photon, climate, energy, life, health, cells, genes, cancer, nerves, information, etc., this Forum will have a series of summits on Artificial Intelligence Algorithms, Brain Science and Neurodegenerative Diseases, New Drug Discovery and  Translational Medicine, Life Sciences, Carbon-hydrogen Bond and Novel Chemistry, New Energy and New Materials, Black Hole and Aerospace Technology, Economics and Finance.

The Forum has gathered a group of strongest brains and thought leaders of mankind and taken on fundamental questions such as the close tie between scientific development and human destiny, the peak and future boundary of science and technology. It is expected to become another world-class and phenomenal international event of science.


Organizer:

Shanghai Municipal People's Government

Adviser: China Association for Science and Technology

Founder: World Laureates Association

Implementers:

China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone Lin-gang Special Area Administration

Shanghai Lingang Economic Development (Group) Co., Ltd.

Shanghai  Association for Science and Technology

WLA  Shanghai Center


Global financial strategic partner: Sequoia China Charity Foundation

Co-organizers:

National Center for Science and Technology Evaluation

The Chinese Academy of Sciences Holdings Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Harbour City Development (Group) Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Lingang New City Investment & Construction Co., Ltd.

Supporters:

Shanghai Caohejing Hi-Tech Park

Shanghai Lingang Songjiang Hi-Tech Development Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Lingang Pujiang International Technology City Development Co., Ltd.

Shanghai Lingang Fengxian Economic Development Co., Ltd.


Executed by: Shanghai Nuogang Technology Co.,Ltd.

Agenda

Moments

Members

Executive Committee

Steering Committee

Other Laureates

William Kaelin Jr.
2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Gregg Semenza
2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Michel Mayor
2019 Nobel Prize in Physics
Didier Queloz
2019 Nobel Prize in Physics
Joachim Frank
2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Michael Young
2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Michael Rosbash
2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Barry Barish
2017 Nobel Prize in Physics
Michael Kosterlit
2016 Nobel Prize in Physics
Duncan Haldane
2016 Nobel Prize in Physics
Yoshinori Ohsumi
2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Edvard Moser
2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
May-Britt Moser
2014 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Arieh Warshel
2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Sir John Gurdon
2012 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Adam Riess
2011 Nobel Prize in Physics
Dan Shechtman
2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Thomas Sargent
2011 Nobel Prize in Economics
Akira Suzuki
2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Andre Geim
2010 Nobel Prize in Physics
Christopher Pissarides
2010 Nobel Prize in Economics
George Smoot III
2006 Nobel Prize in Physics
Robert Aumann
2005 Nobel Prize in Economics
David Gross
2004 Nobel Prize in Physics
Finn Kydland
2004 Nobel Prize in Economics
Avram Hershko
2004 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Gerard't Hooft
1999 Nobel Prize in Physics
Joseph Taylor Jr.
1993 Nobel Prize in Physics
Robert Huber
1988 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Jean-Marie Lehn
1987 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Sheldon Lee Glashow
1979 Nobel Prize in Physics