2018 hbsahk signature conference: looking ahead to 2018

Saturday, January 27th 2018 @ 8:40am - 2:00pm

2018 HBSAHK Signature Conference:  
  Looking ahead to 2018

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Confirmed speakers include:

The Hon Mrs. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, The Chief Executive of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region 
Ms. Kristina Hooper, Global Chief Strategist, Invesco 
Mr. Antony Leung, Group Chairman and CEO, Nan Fung Group 
Mr. Vincent Lo, Chairman, Shui On Group 
Mr. Blair Pickerell, Former Chairman, Asia of Nikko Asset Management 
Ms. Sun YaFang, Chairwoman, The Board of Huawei 
Mr. James Tien, Chairman, Manhattan Group 
Ms. Jing Ulrich, Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific, JP Morgan Chase 
Ms. Marjorie Yang, Chairman, Esquel Group 
Mr. Adrian Zuercher, 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 
Date: Saturday, January 27th, 2018 
Time: 8:40am to 2:00pm 
Venue: Conrad Hong Kong, Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong 
Cost: HK$1,100 per HBSAHK/Harvard Club member, HK$1,250 per guest 
RSVP: Please email to events@hbsahk.org 

Tentative Agenda  

Panel 1: Outlook of Hong Kong & China in 2018

The key themes for the panel of the macro view of outlook of Hong Kong and China in 2018 would be focused on the opportunities brought by Belt and Road Initiative, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area (Bay Area) and expansion of the channels for two-way flow of cross-border RMB funds, and the risks and obstacles faced by Hong Kong, while in China, growth is projected to remain strong but risks continue to build up. How can we seize the opportunities and manage the risks?

·   Vincent Lo, Chairman, Shui On Group
·   James Tien, Chairman, Manhattan Group
·   Marjorie Yang, Chairman, Esquel Group
·   Moderator: Antony Leung,  Group Chairman and CEO, Nan Fung Group

Panel 2: Fireside Chat with Huawei Chairwoman

Founded in 1987, Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has grown from a USD 5,680 small company to a global company with a sales volume of over USD 39 billion with business presence in over 170 countries serving over one-third of the world's population. Ms. Sun joined Huawei in 1989, and served as management roles in different departments. Since 1999, Ms. Sun has served as the Chairwoman of the Board.  Ms. Sun will share with us that the world is progressing faster to be a better connected one and it is difficult to imagine the depth and breadth of the changes to come. She will also show us the innovation of the ICT and how value-driven collaboration and innovation are giving rise to diverse business ecosystems. 

·   Sun YaFang, Chairwoman, The Board of Huawei

Panel 3:  Investment Idea for 2018  

This panel of top investment strategists will flesh out their best investment ideas for 2018. As high-tech and innovation investment opportunities arise, how should we deal with these new ideas?

·   Kristina Hooper, Global Chief Strategist, Invesco
·   Jing Ulrich, Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific, JP Morgan Chase

·   Adrian Zuercher, 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 6 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  
Kello: sleep training alarm clock  
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.


Fee

HK$1100 (Lifetime/Patron)

HK$1100 (Annual/Biennial/Complimentary Student Member)

HK$1250 (Prospect/Guest)

Sign Up Date

(Lifetime/Patron) : Thursday, December 21st 2017

(Annual/Biennial/Complimentary Student Member) : Thursday, December 21st 2017

(Prospect/Guest) : Thursday, December 21st 2017

Sign Up Deadline

Thursday, January 25th 2018

Time & Location

8:40am - 2:00pm

Conrad Hong Kong, Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong

Contact Info

Karin Cheung

events@hbsahk.org