Guests Check-in & Opening

8:00 - 8:45

Registration and Breakfast Coffee

8:55 - 9:10

Opening Speech

1. Opening Speech from François Ortalo-Magné, Dean of LBS

2. Opening Speech from Chargé d'Affaires Chen Wen

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Forum Sessions

9:15 - 9:45

Session 1 Globalisation vs. Protectionism: A Phony War

Keynote speech on high-level overview of the recent geographical events and its impacts on business, with a focus on Brexit and UK-China business

9:45 - 10:15

Session 2 Panel discussion: Learning the Ropes: Sino-UK Trade Dynamics in an era with uncertainties

A panel discussion to explore what the new political/business/economic landscape will look like in an unorthodox world today..

10:15 - 10:35

Morning Coffee Break

10:40 - 11:15

Session 3 Panel discussion: Investment: The Energizer or Stimulator?

A panel discussion on whether capital is fuelling or purely 'fabricating' the growth

11:20 - 12:00

Session 4 Panel discussion: China Entertainment Industry: The Rise of a New ‘Hollywood’?

Panel discussion on the investments in the China entertainment market and its significance to the global entertainment industry

12:05 - 13:05


13:10 - 14:20

Session 5 Keynote + Panel discussion: Innovative Business Head to Head

1. A dialogue between Mr. SY Lau and Prof. Julian Birkinshaw

2. Panel discussion: 'Innovative business across the Eurasia continent: what we can learn from each other'

14:25 - 15:05

Session 6 Navigating Global Challenges: The Eastern Wisdom

Keynote speech by Weishan Xie from Kmind Consulting

15:10 - 15:30

Afternoon Coffee Break

15:35 - 16:15

Session 7 Panel discussion: Global Branding: Connecting the Dots

1. Panel: “Global branding: the paradox of globalisation and localisation”

2. Award the winning team of NIO case study competition

16:20 - 16:30

Session 8 Closing speech by LBS China Club

1. ​Closing remark

2. Lucky draw for early bird ticket holders

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*Agenda is for reference only and subject to change

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