The following speakers are among those who will present at the conference.

Welcome Ceremony

  • Ms Maimunah Mohd Shari, Executive Director, UN-Habitat – Invited
  • Mayor of Guangzhou - Invited
  • Dr. Tedros A. Ghebreyesus, Director, WHO – Invited
  • Paul Wilkinson, LSHTM, UK

Integrated Governance, Resilience and Health Risk Reduction

  • Qiu Baoxing, China Urban Science Research Association, State Council, China
  • Erlinda Handal, Vice Minister of Education, Republic of El Salvador

Climate Change and Healthy Cities

  • Huang Cunrui, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
  • Filipe Duarte Santos, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Anthony Capon, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, Spain
  • Peng Gong, Tsinghua University / Chinese Healthy Cities Report, China – Invited

Economy, Trade, Employment and Social Inclusion

  • Weiqiang Chen, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Science, China
  • Ai Likun, Alliance of International Science Organization and Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Science, China
  • Kyu Rhee, Chief Health/Medical Officer, IBM, USA
  • Christoph Waldersee, Regional Investments Director, Ecological Sequestration Trust, UK

Emerging Diseases, Healthcare, Public Services

  • Rajaa Fakhoury, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
  • Alex Ezeh, Drexel University, USA
  • Fu Gao, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China - Invited

Urban- Rural Recoupling, Soil Security, Migration

  • Blessing Mberu, African Population and Health Research Center, Kenya
  • Yongguan Zhu, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Science, China
  • Alex McBratney, The University of Sydney, Australia - Invited
  • Tan Rong, Zhejiang University, China

Liveable Urban Environments, Urban Planning and Design

  • Ibtihal Elbastawissi, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
  • Zhu Tong, Peking University, UK
  • David Vlahov, Yale University, USA – Invited
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