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CKGSB’s 5th China Economic Symposium

2018-07-19 · London

What’s Next for the Golden Era of UK-China Relations

09:00-14:30, July 19th, 2018 London, Institute of Directors

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY

 

Audience: Approx. 180 attendees*—comprised of executives and business leaders of Chinese and European companies, as well as scholars, economists and journalists

 

Language: English and Chinese (with simultaneous interpretation)

 

Co-organiser: Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB), Institute of Directors (IoD)

 

Supporting Organizations: China Chamber of Commerce in the UK, Founders Forum

 

Tentative Agenda

08:00-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:10

Welcome Remarks

 

  • JI Bo, Assistant Dean of Global Executive Education and Chief Representative of CKGSB Europe, CKGSB (Confirmed)
  • Stephen MARTIN, Director General, Institute of Directors (Confirmed)
The Context – UK-China Relations in A New Golden Era
09:10-09:20

UK-China Economic Relations

The Rt Hon Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade

09:20-09:30

New Investment Opportunities in China

H.E. LIU Xiaoming, Ambassador, the People's Republic of China to the UK

09:30-09:40

UK Economic Outlook: Prospects for Businesses

Sir Victor BLANK, Senior Advisor, TPG Capital; Chairman of CKGSB European Advisory Board, Former Chairman at Lloyds TSB (Confirmed)

09:40-09:45

Trends in Global Trades and Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Tatiana Krylova, Head of the Enterprise Branch, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

09:45-10:00

China’s Transformation and Its Global Implications

XIANG Bing, Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization, CKGSB (Confirmed)

The Trends – China’s Economic Outlook
10:00-10:20

An Insiders’ Look: The Chinese Economy – Its Potential and Challenges

XU Chenggang, Professor of Economics, CKGSB (Confirmed)

10:20-10:40

An Insiders’ Look: Upgrading China’s Industrial Economy

LI Wei, Professor of Economics, CKGSB (Confirmed)

10:40-11:10

Experts’ Dialogue: China’s 2018 Outlook 

 

  • LI Wei, Professor of Economics, CKGSB (Confirmed)

  • XU Chenggang, Professor of Economics, CKGSB (Confirmed)
  • Jon GELDART, Chair of Yorkshire & Humber, Institute of Directors (Confirmed)
  • Linda YUEH, Visiting Senior Fellow, LSE 

Moderator:

Vincent NI, Senior Journalist, BBC World Service (Confirmed)

11:10-11:30

Coffee Break

Business Practices – Opportunities and Strategies to Win in China
11:30-11:45

Keynote Speech: Best Practices to Succeed in the Chinese Market

 

Dr. Ralf SPETH, CEO, Jaguar Land Rover, Chairman of the UK-China CEO Council, CKGSB Europe Advisory Board Member (Confirmed)

11:45-12:25

CEO Dialogue: China’s Innovation Trends and Investment Opportunities

 

  • Angelica ANTON, Founding Partner, SILK Ventures (Confirmed)

  • Donald BRYDON, Chairman, London Stock Exchange Group 

  • Gordon LUO, CEO, Huawei Technologies UK & Ireland 

  • SUN Yu, CEO, Bank of China (UK) (Confirmed)

  • Malcolm SWEETING, Senior Partner, Clifford Chance; CKGSB European Advisory Board Member (Confirmed)

  • Malcolm SWEETING, Senior Partner, Clifford Chance; CKGSB European Advisory Board Member (Confirmed)
  • Mark TUCKER, Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings Plc 

  • Leslie YOUNG, Professor of Economics, CKGSB (Confirmed)

Moderator:

Jonathan MOULES, Business Education Correspondent, Financial Times (Confirmed)

12:25-12:35

Q&A with Audience

12:35-12:40

Concluding Remarks

 

David STRINGER-LAMARRE, Chairman, Institute of Directors London Region (Confirmed)

12:40-13:00

Networking 

13:00-14:00

VIP Lunch (*Invitation-only)

 

*Participants: CKGSB EMBA London Module students, CKGSB European Advisor Board members, speakers and selected participants from the 5th China Economic Symposium