October.27th, October.28th

Beijing, China

Opening Ceremony
Host: Lu Mai (Secretary General, CDRF)
09:00 - 09:50 Rana Flowers (Representative, UNICEF China)
Lin Huiqing (Vice Minister, Ministry of Education, China)
Zhang Laiming (Vice Minister, Development Research Center of the State Council, China)
Han Jun (Vice Minister, Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs, China)
Wang Mengkui (Chairman, CDRF; Former Minister, Development Research Center of the State Council (DRC), China)
09:50 - 10:00 Coffee Break
Plenary 1: Early Child Development and Anti-Poverty
Chair: Zhou Yanli (Former Vice President, China Insurance Regulatory Commission)
10:00 - 10:30 Gary Darmstadt (Associate Dean, Department of Medicine, Stanford University)
Long Reach of Early Childhood--Science of Brain Development
10:30 - 10:50 Lu Mai (Secretary General, CDRF)
Early Child Development is the Fundamental Way to Eradicate Poverty
10:50 - 11:00 Coffee Break
Plenary 2: Sustainable Development Goals and Child Development
Chair: Helena Wang (Asia Executive Editor, The Lancet)
11:00 - 11:20 Lu Chunling (Founding Director of the Program in Global Health Economics and Social Change, Harvard Medical School) Children at Risk
11:20 - 11:40 Nirmala Rao (Professor, Faculty of Education, Hong Kong University) The magnitude of child development potential lost-an update
11:40 - 12:00 Gary Darmstadt (Associate Dean, Department of Medicine, Stanford University) Implications for ECD Practice in China and the Call to Action
12:00 - 12:20 Luncheon Address Shi Jiannong (Director, Development and Education of Supernormal Children, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Psychological Development and Education for Migrant Supernormal Children
Plenary 3 Child Poverty: the Magnitude of Inequality
Chair: Cai Jianhua (Party Secretary and Deputy Director, Executive Leadership Training Center, N...
13:30 - 13:45 Yu Jiantuo (Director, Research Department I, CDRF) Child Poverty: Who are the Poor and Vulnerable?
13:45 - 14:00 Alanna Sincovich (Fraser Mustard Institute, Australia) The Early Human Capability Index - A holistic measure to capture early child development
14:00 - 14:15 Li Shaoping(Center for Child Development, CDRF) Using EHCI to measure the inequality of child development in China
14:15 - 14:30 Jiang Fan & Zhang Yunting (Shanghai Children's Medical Center)
Effects of An population based smartphone app intervention targeting parents of preschoolers
14:30 - 14:50 Wang Li (Associate Professor, School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences, Peking University Health Science Center)
Wang Xiaoli (Department of women, children and Adolescent health, School of Public Health, Peking University)
Integrated Early Childhood Development (IECD) for Children 0-3 years in Poor Areas of China
14:50 - 15:00 Coffee Break
Plenary 4 Building an Evidence Base on Parenting and Child Development Interventions Along a life Co
Chair: Zhu Zonghan (Vice Chair, Maternal and Child Health of China Association)
15:00 - 15:20 Liu Bei (Center for Child Development, CDRF) “Early Development and Nurturing” in China: China REACH of CDRF
15:20 - 15:35 Liu Chengfang (Associate Professor, School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences, Peking University)
Nutrition, Parenting and early child development in poor areas in rural China
15:35 - 15:50 Li Guirong (Professor, School of Education, Henan University) The Impact Evaluation of the One Sky Program in Ye County
15:50 - 16:10 Menno Pradhan (Director, Amsterdam Institute of International Development) Issues in Large-Scale Interventions and Impact Studies
16:10 - 16:30 Jon Korfmacher (Associate Professor, Erikson Institute) The US Experience of Home Visiting--Using Research to Get It Right
16:30 - 16:50 Coffee Break
Plenary 5 Nutrition Interventions Along Lifecourse
Chair: Mary Young (Director, Center for Child Development, CDRF)
16:50 - 17:10 Hao Zhirong, Du Zhixin (Center for Child Development, CDRF) National Child Nutrition Improvement Plan: Policy Evaluation and Recommendations
17:10 - 17:20 Huo Junsheng (Research Fellow, National Institute for Nutrition and Health, China Center for Disease Control and Prevention)
Child Nutrition Improvement Policy in China: Effect and Recommendations
17:20 - 17:30 Audie Wong (Vice Chairman, Amway Charity Foundation) Nutrition Improvement for 3-5 year olds in Poor Areas of China
17:30 - 17:40 Shi Lijia(Center for Child Development, CDRF) Improving School Meals
17:40 - 18:00 Harold Alderman (Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute) Life-cycle Approach to Improved Nutrition and ECD
19:00 - 21:00 Dinner Banquet Chair: Chen Guotang (Deputy Party Secretary,CDRF)