Past Event

Xiong'An International Health Forum

November 13, 2018 - November 15, 2018
2:30 PM - 12:45 PM
Langfang, China

The world is currently going through profound changes under the impetus of scientific and technological progress, which have been bringing about both tremendous challenges and unprecedented opportunities. The combination of artificial intelligence and biotechnology will enable us to efficiently manage our health and cure diseases, and even reshape life as we know and meet up with the huge demand for health, longevity, youth and beauty. How should human beings act when they face this? This requires experts from all concerned fields to come and think together.

The Xiong'An International Health Forum, also referred to as the “Xiong'An Forum”, co-founded by the Shenzhen World Health Foundation, China Association of Chinese Medicine, and China Institute of Strategy and Management, has received recognition and strong support from the People's Government of Hebei Province and the Administrative Committee of Xiong'An New Area. The Forum also has powerful support from UNICEF, Columbia University, Columbia Global Centers | Beijing, the Kofi Annan Foundation, the Hebei Provincial Development and Reform Commission and the Hebei Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission. It will be a summit, cross-sector and international forum for world health.

The forum will be held biannually as a platform for summit-level dialogues and opinion exchanges among top professionals and experts from medical sciences, global health-relating industries, finance and concerned research institutions. The purpose is to analyse development trends, give policy suggestions, explore the industrial regulations and criteria, build cross-sector connections, accelerate pragmatic cooperation throughout the global health chain, and promote the full implementation of the UN 2030 agenda. All of these are aiming at the benefits of people. The Xiong'An Forum will make efforts to be a global independent influential force for global health based on the potential advantages of the Xiong'An New Area.


Keynote Speakers

Fan Daiming, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Foreign Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the United States

Lee Goldman, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine

Anthony Wu Ting-yuk, Member of the Standing Committee of the 12th and 13th CPPCC National Committee, and member of the 9th, 10th and 11th CPPCC National Committee

Xiang Hu, Executive chairman of Xiong'An International Health Forum, Founder and Honorary Chairman of Shenzhen World Health Foundation

Michael Moller, Director-General of United Nations Office at Geneva.

Guoqiang Wang, Former Deputy Director of the National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC), Chairman of the China Association of Chinese Medicine



Belay Begashaw, PhD, Director General, Sustainable Development Goals Center for Africa

Xin Bian, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, Yale University School of Medicine

Geert van den Bogaart, PhD, Professor of Molecular Immunology,University of Groningen

Qinying Cao, President and Deputy Party Secretary of Shijiazhuang Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital

Rita Charon, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Humanities and Ethics at the Columbia University Medical Center

Zhinan Chen, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, Director of the National Key

Jun Cheng, Vice President of Beijing Ditan Hospital, Capital Medical University

Li Fan, Former Vice Director of Chinese PLA General Hospital, President of Chinese Geriatrics Society

Marcus Figueredo, Founder & CEO, Hi Technologies

Raj Gorla, CEO, Contineo Health; Managing Partner, Equilateral Ventures; President, Suraksha

Yanzhong Huang, PhD, Professor and Director of Global Health Studies, School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University

John Hui (惠华), MBA, Co-Founder and CEO, Twiage

Nicanor G. Isse, Chief Strategist of Cogna Healthcare

Haitao Jin, Chief Executive Partner of Shenzhen Qianhai FOF

Sean Kivlehan, MD, MPH, Director,International Emergency Medicine Fellowship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital,Instructor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Zunhong Ke, Chairman of Chengdu Kanghong Pharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd.

Sandy (Seyoung) Lee, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Neurology, Yale University

Xue Li, Lead Researcher at University of Queensland, Big Data Solution Expert

W. Ian Lipkin, MD, John Snow Professor of Epidemiology, Professor of Neurology, Columbia University

Jing Liu, Director of Children Mental Health Center at Peking University Sixth Hospital

Dragomir Milovanovic, PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Neuroscience, Yale University School of Medicine

Andrew Moran, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Columbia University

Zoe Mullan, Editor-in-Chief of The Lancet Global Health

Jose Luis Nuno Ayala, Founder & CEO, Unima

David P. Roye, Jr., MD, St. Giles Professor of Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center

Christoph Spennemann, Legal Officer & Officer-in-Charge, UNCTAD

Lawrence Stanberry, MD, PhD, Professor of Pediatrics, Co-Director, Program for Global and Population Health

Prashant Warier, Co-Founder and CEO,

William Wei, President of Shenzhen Shenhong New Economic Development Institute

Thomas Wilckens, InnVentis CEO

Lothar Willmitzer, member of the "Academia Europaea", "Leopoldina", Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science

Bart de Witte, Chair Faculty of Digital Health at Institute

Ji Wu, Deputy Director, Regular Associate Professor, Special Researcher, and Doctoral Supervisor of the Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University

Jilong Yao, Shenzhen Maternity & Child Healthcare Hospital

Wei Zhang, President and Chief Physician of the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, Professor

Yingze Zhang, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, vice chairman of Chinese Medical Doctor Association

Jiaxiu Zhou, Director of Department of Psychology at Shenzhen Children's Hospital


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