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2020 LSESU China-Britain Business Forum: 2020 Vision: Paving Paths to Mutual Prosperity

Friday 07 February 2020

9:30am - 3pm

Meeting Room 3/4/5, Hilton London Canary Wharf

2020 LSESU China-Britain Business Forum:  2020 Vision: Paving Paths to Mutual Prosperity

The 2020 LSESU China-Britain Business Forum (CBBF) is the 6th annual forum since 2015, bringing together business elites, professionals and students interested in exploring and discussing business opportunities and potential cooperation between China and the UK.

This year, with global economic landscape changing at seemingly more rapid pace than ever before, we are proud to present the theme for 2020 CBBF as:  “2020 Vision: Paving Paths to Mutual Prosperity”

 

How to buy a ticket? 

For professionals, please go to "Create an Account", choose "Guest Registration" and buy a "Professional" ticket

For LSE students, please log in to your LSE account and buy a "Student" ticket

For non-LSE students, please go to  "Create an Account", choose "Guest Registration" and buy a "Student" ticket

 

Dress code:  Business Formal


Agenda:


9:00 - 9:30      Registration

9:30 - 9:40      Opening Speech by Professor Kent Deng from LSE

9:40 - 9:50      Opening Speech by Yiju International

9:50 - 10:20    Keynote Speech 1   Foreign Investment in China: Opportunities and Challenges 

                       Mark Schaub, Partner at King & Wood Mallesons

10:20 - 10:50  Keynote Speech 2   Alibaba Globalisation: Connecting West and East

                       Mei Chen, Head of Fashion and Luxury UK, Spain, Portugal and Northern Europe, Globalization Business, Alibaba Group 

10:50 - 11:20  Break

11:20 - 12:20  Panel 1: A Look into the Future: Exploring the Nexus between Technology and Finance

                       Lin Feng, Founder and CEO of DealGlobe

                       Ting Zhang, Founder and CEO of Crayfish.io, Vice Chair of UK China Tech Forum

                       Avi Nagel, China Business Advisor at China-Britain Business Council

                       Giles Cheney, Head of China Desk at CBH Europe Limited (Compagnie Bancaire Helvétique)

12:20 - 13:00   Lunch

13:00 - 13:30   Keynote Speech 3  Bridging Business and Academia: Research and Development at Huawei UK

                        Michael Hill-King, Collaboration Director at Huawei Technologies R&D UK

13:30 - 14:30  Panel 2: Bridging Cultural Differences: Chinese Entrepreneurs in the UK

                        Kelu Liu, CEO and Founder of HungryPanda

                        Ken Chen, CEO and Founder of Yiju International

                        Sally Maier-Yip, Founder of 11K Consulting

                        Shirong Chen, Managing Editor at Foremost4 Media 

14:30 - 15:00   Networking Session

 

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With stimulating and prominent topics and discussions throughout the day, we would like to invite all students, faculties, and professionals to join us at 2020 China-Britain Business Forum (CBBF). We look forward to meeting you on 7th Feb 2020!