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The 26th Annual Convention of CAST-USA(From October 12 to October 14, 2018)

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155 Temple Street New Haven, Connecticut 06510

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale

New Haven, CT 06520

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Innovation and collaboration have become the mainstream of the era. There are numerous rapidly emerging high-tech landscapes in science and technology including information technology, internet security, machine learning, artificial intelligence, big data, biotechnology, pharmaceutical technology, disease prevention and care, green environment and energy, etc. All of those require broad and extensive scientific and technologic innovation, collaboration, and leadership across borders. The Chinese Association for Science and Technology, USA (CAST-USA), a non-profit and non-political organization founded in 1992 in New York, USA. It has grown into one of the most influential Chinese American professional organizations with over 10,000 members across 16 chapters and preparatory charters in US, and 12 representative offices in China. Its mission is to cultivate close collaborations among professionals from variants of scientific fields, and has been playing the role of bridging and providing a platform for communication and collaboration between the two nations. To further promote this goal, CAST-USA is proudly hosting the “The 26th Annual Convention of Chinese Association for Science and Technology USA and 2018 Global Innovation Summit” at Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale in New Haven, Connecticut, USA from October 12th to 14th, 2018.

The summit is organized by CAST-USA and co-hosted by its Connecticut’s Chapter (CAST-CT), with close collaboration and direct support from all of its chapters and branches. We will be continuing inviting the prestigious scholars, such as Nobel Laureates, members of National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in both USA and China, world class scientists, and renowned entrepreneurs, venture capitalist, medical researchers and doctors, university presidents and professors to showcase their staler achievement or to seek opportunities for collaboration and partnership. Furthermore, we will be inviting the Chinese Ambassador and Consul Generals to the US, to the United Nations, and the related industrial leaders from interested organizations to join us at the event.

The three days summit features a variety of activities.

On the first day, it focuses on the cooperative development and investment forum.

On the second day, the distinguished guests delivers speeches followed by the discussion on high-tech, cutting-edge technology, education, and economics. The popular program Contest of Innovation and Entrepreneurship also takes place. As a branding program, the three prestigious awards will be presented, “Outstanding Scientist Award”, “Extraordinary Science and Innovation Award”, and “Outstanding Enterprise Leadership Award”. We will also host an International Poster Contest for College and High School Students followed by the Outstanding Talent Awards ceremony.

On the third day, the talent network and project partnership formation will be the primary attraction. Please refer to or for more details about this event as it develops and how to register to participate.


Airport, JFK,

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Train service from New York Metro Central Terminal to New Haven Union Station

Yale University Free shuttle between New Haven train station and Omni Hotel at Yale

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Information Sessions (75 mins) -Sat. 10:00a;

Campus Tours (75 mins) -- Sat. 11:30a;

Science Tours (60 mins) -- Sat. 11:30a;

Engineering Tours (60 mins) -Sat. 11:45a

Student Forums (60 mins) -- Sat 9:15a

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Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale

New Haven, CT 06520

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