The World Laureates Forum is an annual international Scientist Forum initiated by the world top scientists Association, sponsored by the Shanghai municipal Party committee and Shanghai Municipal People's government, and directed by the China Association for science and technology. The forum was founded in 2018. China's president Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the second world's top scientists forum in 2019. He pointed out that "relying on the world's top scientists forum and other platforms, we can promote the wisdom and research achievements of Chinese and foreign scientists to become a powerful driving force for economic and social development". In his video address at the third world top scientists forum in 2020, President Xi said that "China will implement a more open, inclusive, mutually beneficial and shared strategy of international science and technology cooperation. China is willing to work with top scientists and international science and technology organizations to strengthen research on major scientific issues, increase common science and technology solutions, and deepen cooperation in key strategic scientific projects.".
The forum focuses on scientists. Each forum invited a group of world's top science award winners, such as Nobel Prize, Wolf Prize, Lasker Awards, Turing Award, Fields Medal, Breakthrough Prize, Kyoto prize, Canada Gairdner International Award, World Food Prize, MacArthur Fellows Program, academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Sciences and outstanding young scientists in the world to jointly attend the forum In the three major tasks of promoting basic science, advocating international cooperation and supporting the growth of young people, we should continue to pay close attention to the current and future scientific and technological challenges of mankind, focus on basic science and source innovation, discuss the close relationship between scientific development and human destiny, explore the peak and future limit of science and technology, and strive to build an internationally influential platform for scientific and technological innovation cooperation and exchange As an important link between the world's top scientists, it has become an important platform for promoting high-end dialogue in the international scientific community, and is the annual scientific conference with the largest number of top scientists such as Nobel prizes in the world.
Randy W. Schekman
An influential organic chemist in Japan, professor at Nagoya University and former President of RIKEN.
American physicist. Professor at Stanford University.
President of the Royal Society, UK
With the theme of "science and technology, for the common destiny of mankind", the forum is based on the three major tasks of promoting basic science, advocating international cooperation and supporting the growth of young people. It pays close attention to the current and future scientific and technological challenges faced by mankind, focuses on basic science and source innovation, publishes the top scientific and technological achievements and ideas, and strives to create an internationally influential scientific and technological innovation cooperation and exchange platform Taiwan. In 2018, the first forum was attended by 35 top scientists who won Nobel Prize, Wolff prize, Lasker prize, Turing prize and MacArthur Genius Award, 17 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Sciences, and more than 100 outstanding young scientists at home and abroad, including 26 Nobel Prize winners. The forum includes the world's top scientists photonics science and Industry Forum, life science and Industry Forum, innovative drug research and development and transformation medicine forum, brain science and artificial intelligence forum, and World Top Young Scientists Forum. It conducts in-depth communication and exchange on the latest research progress of the world's top scientists, the prediction of global scientific and technological innovation frontier, and the transfer and transformation of scientific and technological achievements. The forum announced the launch of the world's top scientists community and released the "future frontier science and technology trends".