2018 Conference Agenda 

04/06 – 04/08

04/06 FRIDAY

19:00 – 20:00 Attendee Registration

20:30 – 22:00 Welcoming Ceremony

Michael Szonyi – Director, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard
Eric Xing – Professor of Computer Science at CMU; Founder and CEO, Petuum
Xiang Bing – Founding Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Lawrance Tian – Founding Partner, Yuanming Capital; Founder and Chairman, Yabuli China Entrepreneurs Forum
Fred Hu – Founder and Chairman, Primavera Capital Group
MC: Nancie Zhu – Anchorwoman of Phoenix Infonews Channel; Host of TV show “Approaching Business and Politics”  


09:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 12:00 Opening Ceremony

William Kirby – Spangler Family Professor of Business Administration, Harvard University
Stephen Orlins – President, the National Committee on United States-China Relations
Wu Yajun – Chairwoman, Longfor Properties
Ding Liguo – Chairman and CEO, Delong Holdings
Bob Xu – Founder and Managing Partner, ZhenFund
Gao Xiaosong – Chairman, Alibaba Entertainment Strategic Committee
Sun Ziyu – Chief Engineer and Vice President, China Communications Construction Company
MC: Jiang Changjian – Associate Professor of International Studies, Fudan University; Host, “The Brain”

14:00 – 15:30 Panel Set A
Finance | Culture | International Relations

Soul Htite –Co-Founder and Chairman, Dianrong; Co-Founder, Lending Club
Fang Yihan – CEO, Yirendai
Cao Huining – Professor of Finance, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Emma Wang – Chief Strategy Officer, Noah Holdings

Yang Hui – Vivid Media Founder, CEO
Li Lu – Director and Producer
Stanley Chan –Science Fiction Writer
Vincent Fang –Editor in Chief, Chinapublishing; Lyricist

Kaiser Kuo – Founder and Host, Sinica Podcast
Anthony Saich – Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Director, the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation
Jiang Changjian – Associate professor of International Studies, Fudan University; Host, “The Brain”

14:00 – 15:30 Fireside Chat: A Conversation with Retail Expert Jenny Ming

       Jenny Ming – CEO, Charlotte Russe

16:00 – 17:30 Panel Set B
Technology | Environment | Infrastructure

Huang Wei – CEO, Unisound
Feng Zhu – Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
Wang Tao –Co-Founder, Drive.ai
Hans Tung – Managing Partner, GGV Capital
Miguel Dajer –SVP, Huawei North America Wireless R&D
Han Bicheng – CEO, BrainCo

Zhang Xiaohua –Senior Policy Advisor on Climate Cooperation, United Nations
Chai Qimin – Director of International Cooperation, China National Center for Climate Change Strategy
Li Junfeng – Director, China National Center for Climate Change Strategy Academic Committee
Zhang Xiaochen – CEO, Fintech4Good

Steven Tan – President, China Telecom Americas 
Yi Luping – President, China Communications Construction (USA), Inc. 
Xiao Yuqiang –Chairman, ICBC US Regional Management Committee  
Yuan Ning – President, China Construction America

16:00 – 17:30 Fireside Chat: Wealth Management in China

        Emma Wang – Chief Strategy Officer, Noah Holdings

20:30 – 22:00 Panel Set C

Dede Nickerson – Producer; Founder, Infinity Pictures
Lian Jie – Chairman and CEO, Perfect World Pictures
Stanley Tong – Film Director
Max Michael – Head of Asian Business Development, United Talent Agency
Archie Kao – Actor

20:30 – 22:00 Fireside Chats

Yabuli: Chinese Entrepreneurs | Huawei’s Innovation Strategy
Innovation for the Future | What’s Next for Blockchain
P2P Lending in China | Team ZhenFund

04/08 SUNDAY

09:00 – 12:00 Pitch Competition

Bob Xu – Founder and Managing Partner, ZhenFund
Hans Tung – Managing Director, GGV
Cheng Yu – Partner, Morningside Venture Capital
David Tang – Partner and Managing Director, NGP Capital
Anna Fang – CEO and Partner, ZhenFund
Hong Miao – Founding Partner, Silicon Valley Future Capital
Li Feng – Founding Partner, FreeS Fund
Victor Wang – Founding and Managing Partner, CEG Ventures Palo Alto
Arthur Zhang – Principal, ZhenFund

13:30 – 14:15 Blockchain Panel

Da Hongfei – Founder, NEO
Lucille Hu – General Manager, FBG Capital
Zhang Yijia – Founder and CEO, Jazzyear

14:15 – 16:30 Closing Ceremony

J. Stapleton Roy – Former Assistant Secretary of State; Former U.S. Ambassador to China
Ezra Vogel – Professor of the Social Sciences Emeritus, Harvard University
Henry Tang – Co-Founder, Committee of 100
Wang Zimu – Chairman and CEO, Huatai Insurance Group
Guo Wei – Chairman, Digital China
Vincent Fang – Editor in Chief, Chinapublishing; Lyricist
Stephen Kennedy Smith – Principal, Joseph P. Kennedy Enterprises

16:30 – 18:30 Career Fair