With the advent of AI and big data, what will education look like in the future? What type of education will be needed to produce the leaders of tomorrow?
On October 20, leading scientists and education innovators will engage in a multidimensional discussion on the future of education. You, as participants, are invited to fully engage in the dialogue.
The language of the event will be English.
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1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Opening Welcome Remarks
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM
13:15 - 13:30 Introduction | Minerva Forum: a new way of learning13:30 - 14:00 Exploration | Tensions within the changing Chinese education14:00 - 14:30 Debate | Proposition: AI will replace...
13:15 - 13:30 Introduction | Minerva Forum: a new way of learning 13:30 - 14:00 Exploration | Tensions within the changing Chinese education 14:00 - 14:30 Debate | Proposition: AI will replace teachers in the near future 14:30 - 14:35 Break | Sound Healing Meditation
14:35 - 15:00 Dialogue | Students from Minerva share stories15:00 - 15:15 Deep-dive | The implications of pain in effective learning15:15 - 15:45 Exploration | Can we live forever? From the ...
14:35 - 15:00 Dialogue | Students from Minerva share stories 15:00 - 15:15 Deep-dive | The implications of pain in effective learning 15:15 - 15:45 Exploration | Can we live forever? From the Big Bang to Cancer Research 15:45 - 16:05 Interview | What will the future of science education look like? 16:05 - 16:30 Deep-dive | How should we make use of AI to aid in making a Chinese cosmopolitan into a global citizen? 16:30 - 16:45 Interview | What I have learned? 16:45 - 17:00 Closing | Food for Thought: Is there an intersection between the Chinese Confucian view the western scientific perspective on the universe?
Dean at Graduate School of Education, Peking University
Dr. Fengqiao Yan is dean of Graduate School of Education at Peking University, and was principal investigator of several research projects sponsored by World Bank, Ford Foundation, and Chinese government. His major academic areas is organization and institution in higher education, private education and private higher education, academic profession. He authored “Organization and Governance of University” .
Dean at Division of Computer Sciences and Business, Minerva
Dr. Richard Holman, Dean of Division of Computer Sciences and Business at Minerva, formerly professor of physics at Carnegie Mellon University mainly interests the interface between particle physics and cosmology. One of the brightest spots in Holman’s career has been his interactions with students at all levels.
Huazhang Shen is also a co-founder of the Internet Community Magnetic Field and Carlatin Automotive Aftermarket Project with extensive experience in strategy, marketing, product and technology. He is a graduate of China University of Science and Technology and California Institute of Technology.
Principal Investigator at Department of Biomedical Engineering in Tsinghua University
Dr. Sen Song is a Principal Investigator at the Department of Biomedical Engineering in Tsinghua University. He was a post-doctoral researcher at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His current work involves computational neuroscience, neural circuits underlying emotions and motivations, and the interface between neuroscience and artificial intelligence.
Ivy Guo introduced and translated the book The ABCs of How We Learn into Chinese. She is the founding member and lead of Learning Experience Design of Tsinghua University Lab for Lifelong Learning. She serves as the Secretary General of the Stanford Club of Beijing.
Co-founder of 17 Education & Technology Group Inc. & Dun & Huang Ltd.
Dun Xiao was involved in organising the Beijing and London Olympic and Paralympic Games, and was as a Derivatives Trader in UBS. Dun holds Masters of Science in Electrical and Information Engineering from Cambridge University and Masters of Science in Decision Analysis from Minerva Schools at KGI.
Yuanfang Jin is a sophomore student, studying finance, economics, and philosophy at Minerva Schools at KGI. Since 2018, she worked in four different industries, from job hunting to gaming developer, hackathon organizing, and food waste reduction.
Dr. Morgan Ma is a senior professional manager for various MNCs. Morgan holds a Ph.D from the University of Sydney Australia in Chemical Engineering. He has accompanied his son to have visited more then 20 universities around the world and encouraged his son to go Minerva among other acceptances from prestigious US universities.
Regional Manager ( East Asia and Oceania) at Minerva Schools
Shucao Mo is the Regional Manager, East Asia and Oceania for Minerva Schools at KGI. She was public art curriculum coordinator at The Center for Arts Education. She has presented her writing on Rousseauian educational philosophy at Northeastern Political Science Association Conference. She received an Ed.M. in Arts in Education from Harvard University and a B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science from Duke University.