Keynote Speech 1

Time: 11:00-11:30 (local time in Taipei)
Topic: Nurses Together: Influence, Action and Solutions to Global Challenges

Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
President of International Council of Nurses (ICN)
Professor of Nursing, University of Virginia School of Nursing

Dr Pamela Cipriano is the 29th President of the International Council of Nurses (ICN). She was also ICN’s First Vice President (2017-2021), and President of the American Nurses Association from 2014-2018. Dr Cipriano is well known as a strong advocate for the nursing profession, advancing the role and visibility of nurses and increasing nursing’s influence on policy. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and has received numerous other honors. In 2021 she was named number 2 on Healthcare Global’s list of the Top 10 women in healthcare. She is a leader in the National Academy of Medicine’s Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience, which is addressing the physical and mental health of all clinicians.


Keynote Speech 2

Time: 09:30-10:00 (local time in Taipei)
Topic: The Future of Nursing Research: Innovation, Collaboration, and Impact.

Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Director, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, USA
Shannon N. Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN is Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR). She joined NINR in September 2020, following a 14-year career as a faculty member at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) College of Nursing and Institute for Health Research and Policy. Her background is in nursing and public health. Dr. Zenk’s own research focuses on community environments as a social determinant of health and health inequities. She and her team conducted pioneering research on food deserts in the United States. Dr. Zenk is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and was inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame in 2019.


Keynote Speech 3

Time: 16:00-16:30 (local time in Taipei)
Topic: Experience and Enlightenment: Digital Cooperation in Shaping Taiwan’s Epidemic Response

Photo Taken by Kaii Chian
Feng Tang (Audrey Tang) 
Minister of Digital Affairs & Minister Without Portfolio, Executive Yuan, Taiwan
● Chief Technology Officer, Inforian Inc. (1995-1997)
● Consultant, BenQ Corp. (1998-2000)
● President, OurInternet, Inc. (2000-2005)
● Designer, Platform Specialist and Implementor, Haskell Language (2003-2010)
● Consultant, S-Team Technology Co. (2004-2008)
● Designer and Lead Implementor, Perl 6 Language (2005-2008)
● Consultant, Socialtext Inc. (2008-2016)
● Consultant on Cloud Services Localization, Apple Inc. (2010-2016)
● Consultant, Oxford University Press (2014-2016)
● Consultant, Executive Yuan “vTaiwan” project (2014-2015)
● Member, K-12 National Curriculum Development Committee, National Academy for Education Research (2015-2016)
● Minister without Portfolio, Executive Yuan (2016- )