28 September 2024 (Saturday)



08:30 - 09:00


09:00 - 09:15

Opening Ceremony

09:15 - 10:00

Keynote Address (I)
Tracking the Latest Evidence Connecting Climate Change and Public Health
Speaker: Dr Marina Romanello
Executive Director, Lancet Countdown

10:00 - 10:30

Guest Lecture (I)
Evidence of Climate Change and Its Impact to Health – The Hong Kong Case
Speaker: Prof Emily Chan
Director, Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and CUHK for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

10:30 - 11:00

Tea Break

11:00 – 11:30

Guest Lecture (II)
What can the Health Sector Contribute to Carbon Neutrality?
Speaker: Dr Ching Choi Lam
Chairman, The Council for Carbon Neutrality & Sustainable Development
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

11:30 - 12:15

Free Papers Session

12:15 - 13:30

Lunch Break

13:30 - 14:15

Keynote Address (II)
Delivering Net Zero Health Service
Speaker: Prof Nick Watts
Director, Centre for Sustainable Medicine
National University of Singapore

14:15 – 15:00

Keynote Address (III)
Ecology and Evolution of Human Infectious Diseases in a Changing Natural Ecosystems
Speaker: Dr Serge Morand
Visiting Professor, Faculty of Tropical Medicine of Mahidol and Faculty of Veterinary Technology,
Kasetsart University, Thailand

15:00 - 15:30

Guest Lecture (III)
Environmental Dimension of Antimicrobial Resistance under One Health Framework
Speaker: Prof Tong Zhang
Chair Professor of Environmental Engineering in Environmental Microbiome Engineering and Biotechnology Laboratory Department of Civil Engineering
The University of Hong Kong

15:30 - 16:00

Guest Lecture (IV)
From the Right to a Healthy Planet to the Planetary Right to Health
Speaker: Prof Eric Ip
Co-Director, Centre for Medical Ethics and Law
The University of Hong Kong

16:00 – 16:45

Keynote Address (IV)
Pathways to a Healthy Climate Net Zero Emission Future
Speaker: Prof. Andrew Haines
Professor of Environmental Change and Public Health, Centre on Climate Change and Planetary Health
The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom

16:45 - 16:50

Closing Ceremony

All times indicated are Hong Kong Time (UTC +8).
* Programme is subject to change without prior notice.