35 Premier universities united to address the world’s most critical problems of the 21st century at the McDonnell Academy 7th International Symposium, cohosted by Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, October 11-14, 2018.
The meeting created space for joint investigation on complex global issues, drawing on a diversity of perspectives from multiple countries and disciplines. It offered a unique opportunity to engage and connect with leading scholars and experts from around the world.
The summary below provides an overview of the value and impact of the 7th Symposium and highlights key outcomes.
The Symposium convened presidents, faculty and graduate students from the Academy’s partner institutions to discuss new approaches to research and education in three thematic areas:
- Agriculture, Food & Water
- Energy & Environment
- Public Health & Aging
Symposium Photos Available:
OCT 11: EXECUTIVE WORKSHOP | OPENING SESSION | MCDONNELL SCHOLAR & ALUMNI SESSION
OCT 11: PRESIDENTS RECEPTION & DINNER
OCT 12: TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY SESSIONS
OCT 13: 3MT® COMPETITION | PRESIDENTS FORUM | SUSTAINABILITY DECLARATION
OCT 13: CLOSING GALA | 3MT® WINNERS | JAMES & MARY WERTSCH FELLOWSHIP
A unique opportunity to engage and connect with leading scholars and experts from around the world.
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