Past Event

Beijing Roundtable Symposium: Behavioral Brain Research and Autism

June 8, 2018
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, No. 26, 1F Core Plaza, 1 Shanyuan Street, Zhongguancun, Haidian District, Beijing

On June 8, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing will hold a roundtable symposium on behavioral brain research and autism. The symposium convenes experts and professionals in the fields of neurosciences, psychology, medical diagnosis, and autism from both Columbia and China into a discussion on the cause, cure, research, and the effective treatment methods for autism.



Ning Qian, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology and Cellular Biophysics; Principal Investigator at Columbia's Zuckerman Institute

Mingsha Zhang, Professor of Neuronal Mechanisms of Cognition, Beijing Normal University

Li Zhou, Professor of Psychology, Renmin University of China

Meixiang Jia, Chief Pediatrician of Peking University Sixth Hospital

Yansong Lu, Beijing Social Welfare Foundation

Juan Lu, Inclusion China

Yikun Dong, Yikun International Culture (艺坤国际文化有限公司)



12:30 p.m. - 12:55 p.m.  Registration

12:55 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Opening remarks

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Presentation I

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Panel Discussion I (Moderator: Professor Ning Qian)

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.  Presentation II

2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Panel Discussion II (Moderator: Professor Mingsha Zhang)

3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.  Tea Break

3:20 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.  Presentation III

3:50 p.m. - 4:40 p.m.  Panel Discussion III (Moderator: Yikun Dong)

4:40 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Informal Discussion


Special Notice
  • The event will be conducted in Chinese.

  • Due to limited seats, registration will be verified through the QR code of confirmation. Please present the QR code at the entrance. 

  • Please plan to arrive no earlier than the registration time and no later than 20 minutes after the end of registration period.

  • If you are unable to attend the event, please inform us in advance. 

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