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Conference Organizers

Executive Committee


Prof Lan Xue
Cheung Kong Chair Professor and Dean of the School of Public Policy and Management (SPPM) at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China and Co-Chair of the Executive Committee UNSDSN, A Global Initiative of the United Nations


Mr Zukang Sha
Former Chinese Ambassador to UN, and Honorary Chairman of IGEA, Beijing, China



Prof Max Bergman

Professor of Social Research and Methodology, University of Basel, Switzerland; Visiting Professor at the University of International Business and Economics, China; Member of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Research Council of the Swiss National Science Foundation, and the Swiss UNESCO National Commission




Dr Baocheng Liu
Director CIBE, Center for International Business Ethics, Beijing China



Mr Jihai Deng
Executive Director of IGEA, Beijing, China



Prof Youfu Xia
Executive Director of China Strategy Research Center for Open Economy and International Technology Cooperation in University of International Business & Economics (UIBE), China


Prof Giuseppe Ioppolo
Department of Economics, University of Messina, Italy



Conference Secretariat

Dr. Shu-Kun Lin
Dr. Guoshui Liu
Susan Wang
Xiaosong Li
Dr. Franck Vazquez
Zinette Bergman
Seline Reinhardt
Matthias Burkhalter                                                                                                                                                                                             Marcella Zamparelli

E-mail: wsf7@mdpi.com
Tel. +41 61 683 77 35

Mailing Address

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WSF 2018 Secretariat
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4052 Basel, Switzerland