CKGSB Set for Prominent Role at ALC 2016

April 15, 2016

Professor Zhang Weining and CKGSB’s alumni will take to the stage at this year’s Asian Leadership Conference, Korea’s premier international conference, with Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo previewing their sessions at the conference.

CKGSB’s representatives will tell you everything you need to know about China in the session ‘Focus on China’ during the 7th Asian Leadership Conference (ALC) to be held on May 17-18. Various topics such as China’s start-up investment, O2O (Online to Offline) and Big Data management strategy will be covered during the session. CKGSB’s three exclusive sessions have been arranged through a long-term collaboration with Chosun Ilbo, Korea’s top-tier media that has considerable influence on key decision makers in industry.

In the session ‘Watch Out! Chinese O2O is Coming,’ Bob Cao, Chief Analyst of iResearch Consulting Group, and Melissa Yang, Co-founder & CTO of, will introduce the hidden power of Chinese O2O with CKGSB Professor Zhang Weining acting as moderator. The President of China Cultural Industry Investment Fund, Chen Hang, will introduce the contents that Chinese investment funds prefer under the theme ‘Innovation and investment of media industry in the internet age.’ In the following session ‘Chollywood over Hollywood,’ Allen Zhu, Vice President of Heyi Group and CEO of Heyi Film, unveils the global expansion strategy of film enterprises based on Big Data.

The ALC, hosted by Chosun Ilbo, is Korea’s premier international conference where global leaders come together to discuss and provide possible solutions for the pressing issues that Asia is facing today. World-renowned political leaders, global corporate CEOs and scholars have all participated in the conference since it was first held in 2005. The conference’s audience consists of a mix of C-level and senior executives of Korea’s industrial and financial companies, senior government leaders and officials, scholars and students. The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Asia Tomorrow: Innovation 4.0.’

To read the original Korean article in the Chosun Ilbo, please click here.

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