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
  • Paul Wilkinson, LSHTM, UK
  • Representative from WHO – Invited

Integrated Governance, Resilience and Health Risk Reduction

  • Sian M. Griffiths, Independent Health Consultant; Emeritus Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Visiting Professor, Imperial College, London – Invited

  • Erlinda Handal, Vice Minister of Education, Republic of El Salvador
  • Charlotte Marchandise, Deputy Mayor of Rennes, France
  • Baoxing Qiu, China Urban Science Research Association, State Council, China

Climate Change and Healthy Cities

  • Cunrui Huang, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
  • Filipe Duarte Santos, University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Anthony Capon, Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI) Monash University, Australia
  • Peng Gong, Tsinghua University / Chinese Healthy Cities Report, China

Economy, Trade, Employment and Social Inclusion

  • Weiqiang Chen, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Science, China
  • Gina S. Lovasi, Drexel University, USA
  • Kyu Rhee, Chief Health/Medical Officer, IBM, USA
  • Monica Contestabile, Chief Editor, Nature Sustainability
  • Felix Fuders, Institute of Economics, Universidad Austral de Chile, Chile - Invited

Emerging Diseases, Healthcare, Public Services

  • Rajaa Fakhoury, Beirut Arab University, Lebanon
  • Fu Gao, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China - Invited
  • Qiyong Liu, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China

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
  • Rong Tan, Zhejiang University, China
  • Monika Zurek, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford, UK - Invited

Liveable Urban Environments, Urban Planning and Design

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