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Speakers
Dr Margaret CHAN
(Guest of Honour for the Opening Ceremony by video)

Dr Margaret Chan, from the People's Republic of China, obtained her medical degree from the University of Western Ontario in Canada. She joined the Hong Kong Department of Health in 1978, where her career in public health began...

Mrs Carrie LAM GBS JP
Mrs Carrie Lam GBS JP was appointed as the Chief Secretary for Administration of Hong Kong SAR Government on 1 July 2012. Before assuming the post, Mrs Lam had served the Government as an Administrative Officer for about 27 years. She has served in various bureaux and departments. She was Director of Social Welfare from ...

Dr SHIN Young-soo
Dr Shin Young-soo took up the position of the World Health Organization's Regional Director for the Western Pacific on 1 February 2009. Until joining WHO, Dr Shin was Professor of Health Policy and Management at the College of Medicine, Seoul National University, where he graduated magna cum laude in 1969 ...

Prof John ASHTON CBE
Prof John Ashton CBE, formerly North West Regional Director of Public Health and Regional Medical Officer from 1993 to 2006 and Director of Public Health and County Medical Officer for Cumbria from 2006 to 2013 has been elected President of the Faculty of Public Health of the Royal Colleges of Physicians from 2013 to 2016 ...

Prof Fran BAUM
Prof Fran Baum is Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Public Health and an Australia Research Council Federation Fellow at Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia. She is also Foundation Director of the Southgate Institute for Health, Society and Equity. She is a member of the Global Steering Council of the People’s Health Movement – a global network of health activist (www. phmovement.org) ...

Prof Alfred CHAN BBS JP
Prof Alfred Chan BBS JP is Chair Professor of Social Gerontology, Department of Sociology & Social Policy, Lingnan University. Prof Chan has been both a practitioner in welfare services for older persons and an academic in social gerontology. Starting his career as a nurse and later on as a social worker in serving older persons, Prof Chan has extensive skills and knowledge in health and social care services and policy making ...

Dr LEUNG Ting-hung JP
Dr Leung Ting-hung JP is currently the Controller, Centre for Health Protection, Department of Health in Hong Kong, China. Dr Leung has been serving in government public health service for more than 25 years and has experience in a number of public health areas, including disease prevention and control, health regulation and administration of health services ...

Prof Gabriel M LEUNG
Prof Gabriel Leung became the fortieth Dean of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine at the University of Hong Kong in 2013. Gabriel, a clinician and a respected public health authority, is also Chair Professor in the School of Public Health. Previously he was Professor and Head of Community Medicine at the University and served as Hong Kong’s first Under Secretary for Food and Health and fifth Director of the Chief Executive's Office in government ...

Mr Alex ROSS
Mr Ross is a public health policy expert trained in the United States at the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). Prior to his joining the Centre, he served as Director for Partnerships at WHO Headquarters (Geneva) for four years, as well as in senior advisory posts to Assistant Director-Generals for Communicable Diseases and for HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria for four years...

Ms Lindsay GOLDMAN, LMSW
Ms Lindsay Goldman LMSW is the Project Director for Age-friendly NYC, New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), a public/private initiative to improve older adults’ quality of life in New York City through changes to policies, practices, and programs. Lindsay has over 12 years of experience in program development and administration, aging services, philanthropy, and social policy...
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