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2023 Future Science Prize Week

Science Symposium I

World-renowned scientists are invited to share scientific discoveries on cutting-edge topics and to explore interdisciplinary and innovative academic insights.

14 Oct, 2023
Hong Kong Science Park
9:00AM to 6:00PM



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Welcome Message by Program Committee Co-Chair: Yuk-Ming Dennis LO


Opening speech


Group photo
Life Science Session: “Creating Paradigm Shifts”
Introduction by the Convener
  • Yuk-Ming Dennis LO, Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Medicine, Director of the Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences and Chairman of the Department of Chemical Pathology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong; Foreign Associate, US National Academy of Sciences; Fellowship of the Royal Society; President and Founding Member, the Hong Kong Academy of Sciences; The Future Science Prize 2016- Life Science Prize Laureate

Keynote Speech 1: Antibodies and antibody mimics

  • Gregoy WINTER, Fellow Trinity College, Cambridge; Emeritus, MRC Laboratoy of Molecular Biology from Cambridge, UK; Fellow of the Royal Society; Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry 2018

Keynote Speech 2: DNA: what is it trying to tell us?

  • Shankar BALASUBRAMANIAN, Herchel Smith Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, the University of Cambridge; Winner of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences in 2022

Keynote Speech 3: Future Anti-Cancer Therapeutic Targets: Putting the Carts Before the Horses?

  • Tak MAK, Professor, Medical Biophysics and Immunology, University of Toronto & University of Hong Kong; Senior Staff Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network; Canada Gairdner International Award Winner 1989; Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada & U.K.; Foreign Associate to the National Academy of Sciences
12:00 -13:30
Location: HAPPINESS CUISINE|1/F, Hong Kong Science Park, Pak Shek Kok No.1 Science Park, West Avenue
Computer Science Session: “Artificial Intelligence”
Introduction by the Convener
  • Martin D. F. WONG, Provost and Chair Professor of Computer Science of the Hong Kong Baptist University; ACM Fellow; IEEE Fellow; HKAES Fellow

Keynote Speech 1

  • Xiaogang WANG, Professor, Department of Electronic Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong; Co-founder, Chief Scientist and President of Intelligent Automotive Group at SenseTime

Keynote Speech 2: Trustworthy AI

  • Jeannette M. WING, Executive Vice President for Research and Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University

Keynote Speech 3: From Large Language Models to Large Vision-Language Models

  • Jiaya JIA, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Founder and Board Chairman, SmartMore; IEEE Fellow

Keynote Speech 4: Accelerated Computing and Storage Data Access for in the Age of AI

  • Wen-Mei HWU, Senior Distinguished Research Scientist and Senior Director of Research at NVIDIA; The AMD Jerry Sanders Chair Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; ACM Fellow; IEEE Fellow
Plant Research for Future Agriculture
Introduction by the Convener
  • Xinnian DONG, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Biology, Duke University; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences; Member, the Science Committee of the Future Science Prize
  • 黃定發,香港浸會大學常務副校長、電腦科學系講座教授,美國電腦協會會士,美國電機及電子工程師學會和香港工程科學院院士
主旨演講 1
  • 王曉剛,香港中文大學電子工程系教授,商湯科技聯合創始人、首席科學家
主旨演講 2
  • 賈佳亞,香港中文大學電腦科學與工程系教授,思謀集團創始人及董事長,美國電子電氣工程師學會會士
主旨演講 3
  • 周以真,哥倫比亞大學常務副校長兼電腦科學教授
主旨演講 4:加速計算和數據訪問助力人工智能應用爆炸式增長
  • 胡文美,英偉達(NVIDIA)高級傑出研究科學家和高級研究主任,伊利諾大學厄巴納-香檳分校AMD Jerry Sanders特聘講座教授,美國電腦協會會士,美國電子電氣工程師學會會士

Keynote Speech 1: The reinvention of potato

  • Sanwen HUANG, President of Chinese Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences; Professor of Agricultural Genomics Institute at Shenzhen, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Keynote Speech 2: Sustainable agriculture fueled by biological nitrogen fixation

  • Ertao WANG, Investigator, Center for Excellence in Molecular Plant Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Keynote Speech 3: Next-Generation CRISPR Technologies and Their Applications in Crop Improvement

  • Caixia GAO, Principal investigator, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Live Revisited

Live Revisited

2023 Future Science Prize Week
October 14, 2023

Science Symposium I (Morning Session)

2023 Future Science Prize Week
October 14, 2023

Science Symposium I (Afternoon Session)

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