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2nd Postgraduate Forum on Sustainability in China

Beijing, China, 17 September 2018

Sustainability in Asia will take centre stage in world affairs, given its significance for global food security, population growth, migration, urbanization, and international development potential. The 2nd Postgraduate Forum on Sustainability in China is dedicated to advanced-level education, network development, and capacity building for research and knowledge transfer on sustainability in China. The workshops are offered to future sustainability leaders to promote leadership, research capacities, career development, skill development, and, ultimately, future-oriented and policy-relevant sustainability research.

The 2nd Postgraduate Forum on Sustainability in China will be held at the UIBE Campus in Beijing, China.
Location: http://sci.fo/3ib

Preliminary Program

09:00-09:45

Registration

09:45:09:55

Welcome

TBA

10:00-12:00

PARALLEL STREAMS, MORNING SESSION

Stream 1

Stream 2

12:00-14:00

Lunch 

14:00-16:00

PARALLEL STREAMS, AFTERNOON SESSION

Stream 1

Stream 2

Cost and Registration

Participation is free of charge but requires registration. To register for the 2nd Postgraduate Forum on Sustainability in China, please email Matthias Burkhalter burkhalter@mdpi.com.

Bursaries for the World Sustainability Forum 2018 in Beijing, 18-20 September

A limited number of bursaries are available to participants of the 2nd Postgraduate Forum on Sustainability in China to attend, free of charge, the World Sustainability Forum in Beijing (WSF2018). If you want to be considered for a bursary, please submit a letter of motivation to Zinette.Bergman@unibas.ch before 31 May 2018.

Accommodation

The Beijing Huiqiao Hotel (Beijing Huiqiao Fandian) is located near the Beijing Asian Games Village, the China-Japan Friendship Hospital and only a ten-minute drive from the China International Exhibition Center.

Beijing Huiqiao Hotel
19 Huixin E St, Chaoyang Qu, Beijing Shi, China, 100029
Tel: +86 10 6491 8811
Web: http://www.huiqiaohotelbeijing.com/
For accommodation booking: http://www.huiqiaohotelbeijing.com/reservation/

Crowne Plaza Hotel Sun Palace is conveniently located at the Beijing Chaoyang district in the centre of the Lido area, it affords an easy commute to other parts of the city.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Sun Palace
Yunnan Dasha, North-East Corner of Taiyanggong BridgeXibahe, North-East 3rd Ring Rd, Chaoyang District , Beijing
Tel: +86 10 6429 8888
Email: info@cpsunpalace.cn
For accommodation booking: https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/gb/en/beijing/pegsp/hoteldetail

Organizers and Sponsors

Prof. Manfred Max Bergman, University of Basel
UIBE University of International Business and Economics, Beijing 
Tsinghua University, Beijing
Swiss National Science Foundation, Switzerland
Global Values Alliance, Switzerland
MDPI, Switzerland
United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

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