2019 hbsahk signature conference: looking ahead to 2019

Saturday, January 12th 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

2019 HBSAHK Signature Conference: Looking ahead to 2019

Less than weeks to the conference, register now!
 
Confirmed speakers include:
 Mr. Charles Li, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Mr. Patrick Nip Tak-kuen, JP, Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, HKSAR
Dr. Edward Leong Che-hung, GBM, GBS, OBE, JP, Former Chairman of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority, and Former Non-official Member of the Executive Council, HKSAR
Dr. Adrian Cheng, Executive Vice-chairman, New World Development

Mr. Shaohui Chen, Senior Vice President and CFO, Meituan Dianping
Dr. Jim Walker, Chief Economist, Aletheia Capital Limited
Mr. Steven T. Watson, China Chairman, Capital Group

Mr. Stephen Wong, Deputy Executive Director and Head of Public Policy Institute,
Our Hong Kong Foundation

Mr. Benjamin Fuchs, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, BFAM Partners (HK) Limited
Mr. Blair Pickerell, Former Chairman, Asia of Nikko Asset Management

Mr. Henry Chan, Chief Investment Officer, BEA Union Investment Management Limited
Ms. Elaine Lou, Founder and CEO of Simple Pieces
Ms. Jennifer Xu, Founder and CEO of Green Apple Health
Dr. Fanni Leung, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University



Happy New Year! Please join us for HBSAHK's "Signature Conference" on January 12, 2019. 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 12th, 2019
Time: 8:30am to 2:00pm
Venue: Conrad Hong Kong, Grand Ballroom, Lower Lobby, Pacific Place,
88 Queensway, Hong Kong
Fee: HBSAHK /Harvard Club Member  HK$1,150/pax;  Guest HK$1,300/pax
Event Registration: Click 
here
Enquiries
events@hbsahk.org

 
Tentative Agenda

8:30am                        Registration

9:00am                        Conference welcome and introduction

9:10am-10:00am          Keynote Speech by Mr. Charles Li, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited 

10:00am-11:00am         Panel 1: Outlook for Hong Kong and China in 2019

This panel will focus on the macro outlook for Hong Kong and China in 2019. Some of the themes will include the opportunities brought about by the greater connectivity of the Greater Bay Area and the likely effects on Hong Kong and China of the ongoing trade war.  What opportunities and risks lie ahead for Hong Kong and China?
  • Mr. Patrick Nip Tak-kuen, JP, Secretary for Constitutional and Mainland Affairs, HKSAR
  • Dr. Edward Leong Che-hung, GBM, GBS, OBE, JP, Former Chairman of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority, and Former Non-official Member of the Executive Council, HKSAR 
  • Dr. Adrian Cheng, Executive Vice-chairman, New World Development
  • Moderator: Mr. Stephen Wong, Deputy Executive Director and Head of Public Policy Institute, Our Hong Kong Foundation
11:00am-11:30am         Coffee Break

11:30am-12:30pm         Panel 2: Digital Consumption in China
This panel will focus on the developments, opportunities, and challenges in China's consumer economy. Some of the themes will include major trends in consumer spending, the changing landscape of home-grown digital platforms, online and offline integration, and effective communication strategies in a digital era.
  • Mr. Shaohui Chen (HBS/MBA/2010), Senior Vice President and CFO of Meituan Dianping
  • Ms. Elaine Lou (HBS/MBA/2012), Founder and CEO of Simple Pieces
  • Ms. Jennifer Xu (HBS/MBA/2011), Founder and CEO of Green Apple Health
  • Moderator: Dr. Fanni Leung (HBS/MBA/2012), Assistant Professor of Marketing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
12:30pm-1:00pm         Luncheon
                                      Panel 3:  HBSAHK Annual Startup Competition Final

This session will feature five finalists from the 2018 HBSAHK Startup Competition. Hear each startup pitch, and vote for your favorite one. 
 
Gini:  Personal financial management
Oxpecker Labs:  Sensing technology for on-the-go healthcare
PAKT : Smart wardrobe of the future
TravelFlan: The intelligent ways of travel
Weesper: Talent referral platform


1:00pm-2:00pm         Panel 4: Investment Ideas for 2019
This panel of investment professionals will discuss the outlook for the investment markets in the coming year, including their best investment ideas for 2019.
  • Mr. Henry Chan, Chief Investment Officer, BEA Union Investment Management Limited 
  • Mr. Benjamin Fuchs, CEO and Chief Investment Officer, BFAM Partners (HK) Limited 
  • Dr. Jim Walker, Chief Economist, Aletheia Capital Limited
  • Mr. Steven T. Watson, China Chairman, Capital Group
  • Moderator: Mr. Blair Pickerell, Former Chairman, Asia of Nikko Asset Management
Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. 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.

Fee

HK$1150 (Lifetime/Patron)

HK$1150 (Annual/Biennial/Complimentary Student Member)

HK$1300 (Prospect/Guest)

Sign Up Date

(Lifetime/Patron) : Wednesday, December 12th 2018

(Annual/Biennial/Complimentary Student Member) : Wednesday, December 12th 2018

(Prospect/Guest) : Wednesday, December 12th 2018

Sign Up Deadline

Thursday, January 10th 2019

Time & Location

8:30 am - 2:00 pm

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

Contact Info

Karin Cheung

events@hbsahk.org