9:30am - 10:00am

Registration Open

Coffee reception and networking

10:00am - 10:10am

Opening Speech

Sir. Andrew Likierman - Dean, London Business School

Mr. Bin Zhang - Counsellor, Economic and Commercial Counsellor's office of Chinese Embassy

 

Moderator: Ms. Lindsay Liu (Producer & TV Presenter at Big Worldwide Film & TV)

10:10am - 10:50am

Session 1: China's Impact as Global Investor (a)

Panel: Chinese outbound investment


Mr. Evan Bai - President of the FRCC, Huawei Global Finance (UK) Co., Ltd.

Mr. Angus Knowles-Cutler - Vice Chairman, Deloitte

Ms. Rongrong Huo - Global Head of China and RMB Business, Capital Financing, Global Banking & Markets, HSBC Bank

Ms. Connie He - Director, Vermilion

 

Moderator: Mr. Duncan Innes-Ker - Regional Director of Economist Intelligence Unit

10:50am - 11:30am

Session 1: China's Impact as Global Investor (b)

Dialogue: Global reach of Chinese industry leaders


Mr. Biao Ding - Managing Director (UK), China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation (中车集团)
Ms. Sharon Shen - Managing Director (UK), Phoenix Publishing & Media, INC. (凤凰传媒)

Mr. John Miu - COO, Advanced Business Park (总部基地)

Mr. Bill Tao - General Manager UK & Ireland,  China Eastern Airlines Co.,Ltd (东方航空)

 

Interviewer: Mr. Raymond Li - Head of Chinese at BBC

11:30 am - 11:50 am

Future of the cloud computing

Mr. Michael Winterson - Managing Director at Equinix

11:50 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch Break

Optional Luncheon A

SoGal Women Leadership PowerTalk
 

Optional Luncheon B

Startups Meet Chinese Angels - Zhen Fund

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Session 2: Decode Growth in Home Market (a)

Dialogue: Changing domestic landscape and implications

 

Mr. Gordon Orr - Senior Advisor to McKinsey, Board Member at Swire Pacific and Lenovo Group

 

Moderator: Prashant Rao - Deputy Europe Business Editor at New York Times

1:30 pm - 2:10 pm

Session 2: Decode Growth in Home Market (b)

Panel: Emerging mid class, increasing sophistication of the cosumer and its impact on the consumer's spending habit

Mr. Huishan Zhang - Fashion Designer, Founder of Huishan Zhang 

Mr. Jason Basmajian - Chief Creative Officer, Cerruti 1881

Madam. Clarie Lo - Managing director, KS Sze and Sons Ltd.

Ms. Wendy Yu - Founder and CEO, Yu Capital

 

Moderator: Prashant Rao - Deputy Europe Business Editor at New York Times

2:10 pm - 2:30 pm

Session 2: Decode Growth in Home Market (c)

Casestudy: Incremental Innovations in China

 

Professor George Yip - Co-director, CEIBS Centre on China Innovation; Professor, Imperial College London 

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Tea Break and Networking

 

2:45 pm - 3:25 pm

Session 3: China Entrepreneurship and Financing of Innovation (a)

Spotlight Discussion: Entrepreneurial ecosystem, Changing regulatory regime and capital market for start-ups in China

 

Mr. Zhaoyu Zheng - Partner at ZhenFund

Mr. Xiao Wang - M&A Partner at IDG Capital

Mr. John Zai - CEO at Cocoon Network

 

Moderator: Mr. Ivan Shyr - Investment Director at Sussex Place Ventures
 

3:25 pm - 4:05 pm

Session 3: China Entrepreneurship and Financing of Innovation (b)

Panel: Stories from Young Chinese Entrepreneurs


Mr. Lingyun Gu - Serial Entrepreneur, EIR at IDG Capital
Mr. Hui Gong - Co-founder at Crescent and Chihuo Tech
Mr. Yutong Gao - Co-founder at EasyTransfer (Zhen Fund portfolio company)

Mr. Dickie Ke - Founding Partner and CEO at NETADD Technology

 

Moderator: Mr. Ivan Shyr - Investment Director at Sussex Place Ventures

4:05 pm - 4:45 pm

Session 3: China Entrepreneurship and Financing of Innovation (c)

SoGal Roundtable: Women in Entrepreneurship


Ms. Yang Liu - Associate, Distribution Hacker at 500 Startups (UK)
Ms. Yuping Sun - Serial Entrepreneur, Founder of LivEco Technology

Ms. Lisa Wang - Co-Founder of SheWorx

 

Moderator: Ms. Pocket Sun - Founding Partner at SoGal Ventures

4:45 pm - 4:50 pm

Closing Speech

 

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