The 2015 KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum

On Nov 16-17, 2015, KIAA hosted the second annual KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum, with this year's topic being "Optical and Infrared Facilities for Chinese Astronomy". The workshop was open to the entire Chinese astronomical community, and had over 70 participants. The meeting was organized around short talks and a panel discussion concerning six different topics: 1. Future large optical-IR telescopes, 2. International optical-IR facilities, 3. Future domestic facilities, 4. Potential Chinese participation in large international projects, 5. Sites for future facilities, and 6. Astronomical instrumentation. Each topic had a lively panel discussion in which the panel moderator, the panel members, and the audience enagaged in lively debate. The KIAA-PKU Astrophysics Forum is an annual event that KIAA hosts to enable open discussion of issues of common interest in the Chinese community.