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2018 HBSAHK Signature Conference: Looking ahead to 2018

Event Date : 2018-01-27
Event Time : 8:30am - 2:00pm
Event Venue : Conrad Hong Kong, Grand Ballroom, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, HK
Event Fee : HK$1100 per member
HK$1250 per guest
Event Sign-up Deadline : 2018-01-20
Contact Person for this event : Karin Cheung
For more information please email : events@hbsahk.org

2018 HBSAHK Signature Conference: 
 Looking ahead to 2018

Confirmed speakers include:

The Hon Mrs. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, The Chief Executive of
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Mr. Antony Leung, Group Chairman and CEO, Nan Fung Group 
Mr. Vincent Lo, Chairman, Shui On Group 
Ms. Sun YaFang, Chairwoman of the Board, Huawei Technologies
Mr. Raymond Tam, Former Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs of
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Mr. James Tien, Chairman, Manhattan Group 
Ms. Marjorie Yang, Chairman, Esquel Group 
Mr. Blair Pickerell, Former Chairman, Asia of Nikko Asset Management 
Ms. Kristina Hooper, Global Market Strategist, Invesco 
Ms. Jing Ulrich, Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific, JP Morgan Chase 
Mr. Adrian Zuercher, Managing Director, Head Asset Allocation APAC, UBS Chief Investment Office WM

Please join us for HBSAHK's "Signature Conference" on January 27, 2018. Please secure your seat ASAP with 300 of your fellow HBS alumni and friends for our signature event of the year. Guests and corporate tables are welcomed.

Event Format: Morning conference and lunch

Tentative Agenda  

Panel 1: Outlook of Hong Kong & China in 2018

This panel will focus on the macro outlook for Hong Kong and China for 2018. Some of the themes will include the opportunities brought by the "One Belt, One Road" initiative, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area, and the expansion of the channels for two-way flow of cross-border RMB funds. What opportunities and risks we see ahead for Hong Kong and China?

·  Vincent Lo, Chairman,  Shui On Group
·  James Tien, Chairman, Manhattan Group
·  Marjorie Yang, Chairman,  Esquel Group
·  Moderator: Raymond Tam, Former Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Panel 2: Fireside Chat with Huawei Chairwoman

Sun YaFang, Chairwoman of the Board of HuaweiFounded in 1987, Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, having grown from a tiny startup to a global company with an annual sales volume of over USD 39 billion and with a business presence in over 170 countries. Ms. Sun joined Huawei in 1989 and has served in a range of management roles in various departments. Since 1999, Ms. Sun has served as the Chairwoman of the Board. Ms. Sun will share with us how she sees the world becoming more connected and the challenges of imagining the depth and breadth of the changes to come.  

·  Ms. Sun YaFang, Chairwoman of the Board, Huawei Technologies
·  Moderator: Antony Leung, Group Chairman and CEO of Nan Fung Group

Panel 3: 
Investment Idea for 2018 

This panel of senior investment strategists will discuss the main investment themes they see for 2018 and share with us their best investment ideas.

·  Kristina Hooper, Global Market Strategist, Invesco
·  Jing Ulrich,  Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific, JP Morgan Chase 
·  Adrian Zuercher, Managing Director, Head Asset Allocation APAC, UBS Chief Investment Office WM
·  Moderator: Blair Pickerell, Former Chairman, Asia of Nikko Asset Management

Panel 4: HBSAHK Annual Startup Competition Final

This session will feature 5 winning pitches selected from our popular startup competition series. Hear each startup pitch and vote for your favorite one.

4 Little Trees: emotion detection AI learning software
Miro: visual search as a service  
Medexo Robotics: multifunctional wearable robotic glove 
Raspect: big data intelligence inspection
Zhenhub: automated ecommerce fulfillment

Lunch Keynote by The Hon Mrs. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, The Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region


Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis, but please note that the HBS alumni will be given priority if the event is over-subscribed. Reservation is by payment of non-refundable event fee. This is a private event, and participants are requested to respect the confidentiality of the views and opinions expressed. For enquiry, please email us at events@hbsahk.org.

RSVP: Please contact Karin Cheung (Email:events@hbsahk.org) for corporate tables or to secure a seat.

 


 
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