The 7th East Lake International Forum for Outstanding Overseas Young Scholars
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Dec 25th –28th, 2018

Wuhan, China

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

1. About the Forum

The East Lake International Forum for Outstanding Overseas Young Scholars (East Lake Forum) was founded in 2012 and has invited about 1200 scholars from over 30 countries and regions to attend. The forum covers a wide range of disciplines including mathematics, physics, chemistry, environment and earth science, information science, engineering science, material science, bioscience, humanities, medicine and social sciences. The Forum aims at gathering outstanding young scientists and technologists all over the world to interact and discuss emerging frontiers in science and technology. Through presentations and discussions, the forum will foster cross-disciplinary exchange and cooperation among the meeting participants in emerging scientific and technological fields and contribute to sustainable development.

2. Requirements for applicants

Under 40 years old as of December 31, 2018

Holding a doctoral degree with at least 3-year overseas working experience

Having shown innovation and potentials in your area of focus (science, engineering, economics, management, humanities and social sciences etc.)

3. Deadline for application

Submit the application form via the website ( by November 20, 2018. Qualified applicants will receive feedback by November 30, 2018.

4. Schedule

Dec.   25


Morning of Dec. 26

opening ceremony, invited speeches  

    and presentations

Afternoon of Dec. 26

sub forum speeches and presentations

Dec. 27

sub forum speeches and presentations,  

  activities in schools and departments



5. Travel and Accommodation

Participants can enjoy travel reimbursement(economy-class only), free food and accommodation during the forum.

6. Contact Information

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Human Resource Office

Contact: Chen Mengqiu、Liu Jingjing  


Phone: +86-27-87556046(9204)      Fax: +86-27-87542527

【School of Mechanical Science and Technology】

—— Office of Discipline Construction and Internationalization

Phone  : +86-27-87559664

Contact: Gan Huijie   (

                    Yang Yi        (

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