New Approaches and Practice to Ignite Conversations on Innovation in Beijing

Presenters:
Dr Du Yang
Dr Yuan Zheng
Mr Wang Senlin

Dr Du Yang

Mrs. Du Yang is currently the Deputy Director of Department for Academic Society Affairs, Beijing Association for Science and Technology (BAST). She got her Ph.D. in History of Science and Technology from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. She has published many academic papers and has long been engaged in academic exchanges and organizational management of science and technology societies to promote professional and modern development of such societies in Beijing.

Dr Yuan Zheng

PHD Project Manager of Division for Science Communication Resources, Beijing Development Center of Popular Science, BAST. She is engaged in the research of science communication, the scientific popularization resource platform construction, and the innovation exhibitions. This year, Dr. Yuan participated in the planning and implementation of “Beijing science and technology innovation exhibition” and other projects.

Mr Wang Senlin

Mr. Wang Senlin is currently the Division Director of Social Organization Dept. of Beijing Municipal Social Development Office. He has long been engaged in social construction, social governance, social organization management, and social welfare development, etc., responsible for organizing the formulation of the city’s social organization plans, policies and reform programs.He has set up a service platform for the development of social organizations in Beijing, organized and established a “one center with multi-bases” incubation service system for social organizations in Beijing, and successfully organized and held four “Beijing Social Public Welfare Conference”. In addition, he has been continuing to develop the capacity building of social organization leaders, promoted the implementation of social organization support measures, thus making the development of capital social organizations more vigorous.

As the capital of China, Beijing is rapidly developing to the national innovative center of science and technology. During this talk, the presenters will introduce the government policies to encourage and support S&T innovation in the social sector, the potentiality of science societies to expand international academic exchanges, and the newly issued Beijing Science and Technology Innovation Exhibition presented in the Beijing Science Center. As a municipal organization of scientists and technicians, Beijing Association for Science and Technology (BAST) gives great support to the science and technology community on innovative practices. For a long time, scientific and technological exhibitions have focused on showing new achievements and explaining what they are, while ignoring the scientific spirits, thoughts and methods which lead to the innovation. Beijing Science and Technology Innovation Exhibition (BSTIE) implements creative ideas of how to display the innovation process lively and intuitively. It not only displays what the creation or advance is, but also shows the innovative process to display how to innovate and who can innovate. It inspires scientific consciousness of the public to realize effective dissemination of the innovative culture.The interactive items in the innovation exhibition inspire the audience to think like a scientist or researcher. BSTIE encourages everyone to participate in the innovative process.

2018-11-29T19:45:48+00:00