MIT China Summit: Martin A. Schmidt

Martin A. Schmidt, Provost, MIT introduces the session, Global Challenges. Global Solutions.

Global Challenges. Global Solutions.
Addressing the world’s most urgent challenges requires the best minds working together in the search for bold and creative solutions. The universities of the 21st century must be leaders in solving global problems. This session provides a close look at new research in several critical areas, including climate change mitigation, food safety, and the design of sustainable, resilient urban communities. Learn how MIT and China are leading the way to a safer, healthier and more equitable world for all.

The MIT China Summit was held in Beijing on November 12-13, 2018. The Summit brought together leaders in industry, government and academia to explore some of the most exciting topics at the frontiers of science and technology and the role of research and education in shaping tomorrow’s world. The Summit highlighted the importance of U.S.-Chinese collaborations in the effort to solve the complex challenges the world faces today.

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