FutureChina Global Forum 2016

Day 1 - Monday, 18 July 2016
0800hrs – 0900hrs Registration
0900hrs – 0920hrs

Opening and Keynote Remarks 

Welcome address:

LEE Yi Shyan, Chairman, FutureChina Committee, Business China Board Director, Singapore

Opening Speeches:

TEO Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for National Security, Singapore

0920hrs – 1035hrs

Opening plenary session
1) Pursuing the reform agenda while sustaining growth

CHEN Xiaodong, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of The People's Republic of China to The Republic of Singapore

Anthony TAN, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Press Holdings Ltd, Singapore

WU Lebin, Board Chairman Chinese Academy of Sciences Holdings Co., People’s Republic of China

Nina YANG, Chief Operating Officer, Singbridge, Ascendas-Singbridge Group, Singapore

Moderator: Claude SMADJA, President, Smadja & Smadja Strategic Advisory Inc, Switzerland

1035hrs – 1100hrs Networking break
1100hrs – 1215hrs

Panel discussion

2A) Buying the world? China’s outbound drive

Panelists: 

LIANG Xinjun, Executive Director, Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Fosun Group, People’s Republic of China

Timothy STRATFORD, Managing Partner, Covington & Burling LLP(Beijing Office), People’s Republic of China

TAN Teck Long, Group Head of Large Corporates, Chief Operating Officer of Institutional Banking Group, DBS Bank, Singapore

WANG Huiyao, Founder and President of Center for China and Globalization (CCG); Vice Chairman of China Association for International Economic Cooperation of Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China

Moderator: Kenneth CHOI, Deputy Editor, Strategic Planning News Desk, Chosun Daily Newspaper, Republic of Korea

Panel discussion

2B) China’s new innovation drive

Panelists:

LIN Yongjun, Co-founder, President and Board Director, Beijing E-hualu Information Technology Co., Ltd., People’s Republic of China

LIU Lizhuang, Professor, SARI, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Telemedicine Development and Elders Care and System Management in the Asia-Pacific Region, People’s Republic of China

Jeroen PYNENBURG, General Manager, ABB Shenzhen New Energy System Co., Ltd, People’s Republic of China

WANG Ge, Supervisor, Chinese Academy of Sciences Holdings Co.; Managing Partner, CAS Capital Fund, People’s Republic of China

WANG Junwei, Associate professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, People’s Republic of China

Moderator: Jeffrey LEHMAN, Vice Chancellor, NYU Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

1230hrs – 1415hrs

Signing ceremony of MOU on strategic collaboration between Business China and China Internet Development Foundation
中国互联网发展基金会与通商中国战略合作谅解备忘录签署仪式

Speech:
Wang Xiujun 王秀军, Deputy Director, Cyberspace Adminstration of China

Signing of MOU

Witnessed by:

Teo Chin Hock, Deputy Chief Executive, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore

Wang Xiujun, Deputy Director, Cyberspace Administration of China

3) Plenary Lunch

Keynote speaker:
WANG Chuanfu, Chairman, Executive Director and President of BYD Company Limited, People’s Republic of China

Moderator: GOH Sin Teck, Editor, Lianhe Zaobao, Singapore Press Holdings Limited, Singapore

1430hrs – 1545hrs

Panel discussion

4A) Developing financial services, reforming markets: The way forward

Panelists:

Bernard CHAN, President, Asia Financial Holdings Ltd;Member, Executive Council of Hong Kong SAR

Peter FUHRMAN, Chairman and CEO, China First Capital, People’s Republic of China

Kenny LAM, Group President, Noah Holdings Limited, People's Republic of China

YANG Yanqing, Deputy Editor-in Chief, YICAI Newspaper; Managing Director, YICAI Research Institute; Host and Commentator, YICAI TV, People’s Republic of China

Moderator: LEONG Wai Leng, Managing Director, Bank of Singapore, Singapore

Panel discussion

4B) Internet + and the new growth sectors

Panelists:

Forrest LI, Founder, Chairman and Group CEO, Garena, Singapore

LI Jun, General Manager, Qingjian Realty (South Pacific) Group Pte Ltd, Singapore

LIU Xin, General Manager, CITIC GUOAN Group

Jason SI, Executive Dean, Tencent Research Institute, People’s Republic of China

ZHANG Bei, Head of DIDI Policy Research; Vice President of DIDI Technology Co., Ltd, People’s Republic of China

Moderator: Alex LIN, Head, Infocomm Investments Pte Ltd

1600hrs – 1715hrs

Panel discussion 

5A) The transformative impact of “One Belt, One Road” on China and its partners

Panelists:

CAO Yunchuan, Deputy General Manager, ICBC Singapore

Lynn DAI, President, China Telecom (Singapore) Pte Ltd, Singapore

HE Fulong, Chairman, Xiamen ITG Group, People’s Republic of China

TEO Siong Seng, Chairman, Singapore Business Federation; Managing Director, Pacific International Lines Pte Ltd, Singapore

WU Xiaomin, Chairwoman, Xiamen C&D Co., Ltd, People’s Republic of China

Moderator: HAN Yong Hong, China News Editor, ZB cum Head, ZB China Online, Lianhe Zaobao, Singapore

Panel discussion 

5B) Living better, longer: Opportunities and challenges for China’s healthcare system

Panelists:

LI Bin, General Partner, Ally Bridge Group, Hong Kong SAR

LI Ge, Founder, Chairman and CEO, WuXi AppTec, People’s Republic of China

LOO Choon Yong, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder, Raffles Medical Group, Singapore

Brian MI, President, China and Southeast Asia, IMS Health, People’s Republic of China

Moderator: PHUA Kai Hong, Associate Professor of Health Policy & Management, LKYSPP, Singapore

1715hrs – 1745hrs Networking break
1745hrs – 1900hrs

Panel discussion

6A) The China-ASEAN relationship: What new openings could an FTA bring? 

Panelists:

CHHEANG Vannarith, Co-founder and Chairman, Cambodian Institute for Strategic Studies (CISS), Cambodia

Shoeb KAGDA, Founder, Synthesis Indonesia; Editor in Chief, Globe Asia magazine,Indonesia

Clyde PRESTOWITZ, President, Economic Strategy Institute, United States of America

Sarasin VIRAPHOL, Executive Vice President, Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group, Thailand

Moderator: LEE Su Shyan, Business Editor, The Straits Times, Singapore Press Holdings Limited, Singapore

Panel discussion

6B) The Millennial generation: How different!

Panelists:

Bryant CHOU, Founder & CEO, Vice China, People’s Republic of China

Eric FISH, Content Producer Asia Society, Author of "China's Millennials: The Want Generation“, United States of America

JIANG Fangzhou, Deputy Editor in Chief, Neweekly magazine; Author, People’s Republic of China

Addison KANG, Founder & CEO, AP Origin Private Limited

Moderator: Yaël SMADJA, President, Smadja & Smadja, United States of America 

1900hrs – 1930hrs Cocktail reception
1930hrs – 2130hrs

7) Gala dinner - The FutureChina Plenary

Keynote panelists:

James SHENG, Co-Founder and Senior Vice President, Alibaba Group; General Manager, Alibaba Singapore

Eddie WU, Co-Founder and Senior Vice President, Alibaba Group; Managing Director, Alibaba Singapore

ZHUANG Chenchao, Co-founder and Former CEO of Qunar.com; Managing Director of Zebra Global Capital, People’s Republic of China

Moderator: SUN Xueling, CEO, Business China, Singapore

Day 2 - Tuesday, 19 July 2016
0845hrs – 1015hrs

8) Plenary session
What President Xi’s first five-year plan shows us about where China is going

 

Panelists:

Kenneth JARRETT, President, American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

JIN Keyu,Professor of Economics, London School of Economics, United Kingdom

WANG Huiyao, Founder and President of Center for China and Globalization (CCG); Vice Chairman of China Association for International Economic Cooperation of Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China

Moderator: Yang Yanqing, Deputy Editor-in Chief, YICAI Newspaper; Managing Director, YICAI Research Institute; Host and Commentator, YICAI TV, People’s Republic of China

1015hrs – 1045hrs Networking break
1045hrs – 1200hrs

Panel discussion
9A) "Tigers” down: What new political and business picture is emerging from the anti-corruption drive

 

Panelists:

David SHAMBAUGH, Founding Director, China Policy Program, George Washington University, United States of America

ZHENG Yongnian, Director, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Moderator: Claude SMADJA, President, Smadja & Smadja Strategic Advisory Inc, Switzerland

Panel discussion
9B) What China’s demographic and societal trends reveal about new consumption patterns

 

Panelists: 

LING Hai, Co-President Asia Pacific, MasterCard, Singapore

MINGming, Founder, bao-baowang.com, People’s Republic of China

Susie XIE, Co-founder and Vice President, Tubatu.com, People’s Republic of China

Moderator: TAN Kok Hui, Associate Dean(Globalisation and International Studies), Nanyang Business School, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

1215hrs – 1315hrs

Plenary session 10
The US and China as long-term strategic competitors? Navigating uncharted waters

 

Panelists:

Kenneth CHOI, Deputy Editor, Strategic Planning News Desk, ChosunDaily Newspaper, Republic of Korea

Victor GAO, Director, China National Association of International Studies, People’s Republic of China

HUANG Jing, Lee Foundation Professor on US-China Relations, Director Centre for Asia and Globalization, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore

David SHAMBAUGH, Founding Director, China Policy Program, George Washington University, United States of America

Moderator: Clyde PRESTOWITZ, President, Economic Strategy Institute, United States of America

1330hrs – 1530hrs

Closing plenary lunch

Distinguished Keynote speaker:
Tharman SHANMUGARATNAM, Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, Singapore

Moderator: SUN Xueling, CEO, Business China, Singapore

Others

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