Friday, May 17, 2019

9:00-10:30 a.m.  LABOR, HUMAN CAPITAL AND TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

Chair: IBEABUCHI CHUKWUMA, Commercial Insurance and Investments - Africa Regional Director, Starr Companies

  1. YAN HAIRONG, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  2. BARRY SAUTMAN, Visiting Professor, Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
  3. FLORIAN SCHAEFER, Fellow, Department of International Development, London School of Economics (LSE)
  4. LINA BENABDALLAH, Assistant Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Wake Forest University

11:00-12:30 p.m. PUBLIC HEALTH

Chair: MICHAEL CAPPELLO, Professor of Pediatrics, Microbial Pathogenesis, and Public Health at the School of Medicine, Yale University

  1. MADDALENA PROCOPIO, Associate Research Fellow, Italian Institute for International Political Studies
  2. NITSAN CHOREV, Professor of Sociology and International & Public Affairs, Brown University
  3. XINGZUI WANG, Vice Chair of the China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation
  4. MEAGAN MARTZ, Senior Associate Director, Principal Gifts-Asia, The Carter Center 

12:30 p.m.  LUNCHEON - CHINA-AFRICA COLLABORATION ON THE DIGITAL ECONOMY

Keynote Speaker: CLAIRE ZHANG, Consultant on Africa-China Business Relations

2:00-4:00 p.m.  CLOSING SESSION – POLITICAL ACCOUNTABILITY

Chair: FOLASHADÉ SOULÉ, Senior Research Associate, University of Oxford

  1. MARIANNE CAMERER, Programme Director of Building Bridges, The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance, University of Cape Town
  2. JOHN KARUGIA, Researcher, Inter-Centre-Programme on new African-Asian Interactions, Goethe University
  3. OSCAR OTELE, Lecturer at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Nairobi
  4. XIAOYANG TANG, Deputy Director of the Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy and Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations at Tsinghua University