Academic Program


  • Plenary Session

Nine plenary lectures will be given by the Nobel Laureates and the Eminent Scientists. Each lecture will last 90 minutes, including time for questions and answers. Students are required to attend all lectures.

  • Parallel Lectures

Two parallel lectures will be given by the Nobel Laureates and the Distinguished Scientists. Each lecture will last 1 hour, including time for questions and answers. It is mandatory for students to attend all lectures.

  • Scientist Office Hour

Free talk between the Nobel Laureates/Distinguished Scientists and the students. The students are encouraged to raise questions and voice their opinions.

  • Poster Review

Students will be formed into different teams, each team consists of 5-8 students. All members of the team should work together, particularly in the Group Activity, Poster Preparation, and Poster Review Sessions. Each team prepares one poster to be presented at the Poster Presentation session. The poster should be on the theme and should be drawn by hand on the drawing sheet provided to each team.The theme for the Poster Review will be released on the first day of ASC 2019.
Students will be provided with equipment for creating their posters. This includes drawing sheet and writing material. At the Poster Review Session, members of each team should stand in front of their poster to present their work and answer questions.


Sightseeing and Excursions


Visit of Historical and Local Tourism places in Shantou

Chen Ci Hong’s Residence

  • Known as the best overseas Chinese residence in Lingnan and a key protected cultural relics in Guangdong Province, Chen Cihong's Former Residence was built by the famous Chen Hongli family in Qianmei Village, Longdu Town, Chenghai District. The construction of the residence started in 1910, lasted almost 30 years and was not finished until 1939. The 25,400-sqm residence consists of 506 rooms in 4 complex houses where the traditional Chaoshan architectural style of "4-horse-drawn chariot" goes well with western villas. The 4 complex houses are Langzhong Mansion, Shoukang Dwelling, Shanju Chamber and Sanlu Study, and strewed between them are pavilions, terraces, corridors and overpasses, forming a giant courtyard. The residence is basically built with brick and timber and decorated with Chaoshan wood carvings, stone carvings, plaster sculptures, porcelain and glass. Galleries for puppet shows, local operas, folk customs and handicrafts are opened here and local Shuangyao'e (geese fight) square dance and tea performance are staged in the residence. It is actually a museum for the overseas Chinese culture in Chaoshan area.

Bai Shi Yuan – Craft Master’s Garden

  • “Bai Shi Yuan” was founded in Chaozhou, the national historical and cultural city and the capital of Chinese arts and crafts. There are more than 200 national and provincial masters of arts and crafts, and there are many professional pavilions such as ceramics, sculptures, embroidery halls, etc. Bai Shi Yuan employs industry experts, scholars and professors as consultants to establish a number of master studios. It is a technical platform for the innovation and display of representative inheritors of arts and crafts intangible cultural heritage projects. It is a brand-new “cultural business card” for traditional crafts and tourism culture.


Visit of Campus and Labs



Cultural program