Thursday, Nov 5th
18:00 – 19:00
19:00 – 21:00
Welcome Dinner:
Protect What’s Precious — A Conversation with Susan, David, and Toby
Susan Rockefeller, Documentary Filmmaker, Designer, Conservationist
David Rockefeller, Jr, Chair, The Rockefeller Foundation
Toby Usnik, Chief CSR Officer & International Director, Christie’s
Friday, Nov 6th
08:00 – 09:00
09:00 – 09:10
Welcoming remarks from Esquel Group
Marjorie Yang, Chairman, Esquel Group
09:10 – 09:25
Welcoming remarks from Guilin Municipal Government officials
Luo Yongdong, Vice Mayor of Guilin
09:25 – 09:55
Keynote speech
George Yeo, former Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister, Chairman, Kerry Logistics Network
09:55 – 10:10
10:10 – 12: 00
Opening Plenary Session: Making an Impact – The Role of Institutions
Christoph Auhagen, Chief Brand Officer, Hugo Boss
Tim Freshwater, Chairman, Goldman Sachs Asia Pacific Company Limited
Zhang Yangsheng, Secretary-General of the National Development and Reform Commission’s Academic Committee
Zhu Hongren, former Chief Engineer of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, China

Moderator: Hau Lee, Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chairman, Sustainability Council of Esquel Group
12:00 – 13:30
Luncheon Keynote
Wong How Man, Founder/President of the China Exploration & Research Society
13:30 – 15:00
Parallel Panel 1 - CLOTHING:
Sustainable fashion - does it really matter?
Chen Zhihua, President, China Dyeing and Printing Industry Association
Jeff Elder, Vice President, Marketing, J. G. Boswell Company
Queenie Huang, Managing Director of Woven Business Development, Esquel Group
Shaway Yeh, Group Style Editorial Director, Modern Media

Moderator: Wang Jun, Executive Chairman, China Fashion Forum, Vice-Secretary General, China National Garment Association (CNGA), Chairman, Beijing SIGEN International Culture Development Co., Ltd
Parallel Panel 2 - FOOD:
How What we Eat Affects us?
Dai Jianjun, Founder, Dragon Well Manor
Eve Felder, Managing Director, The Culinary Institute of America, Singapore
Hu Xiaosong, President and Professor, College of Food Science and Nutritional Engineering, China Agricultural University, Director, National Food and Vegetable Processing Engineering Research Center
Gael Moureau, Corporate Executive Chef, Shangri-La Hotel and Resorts

Moderator: Gu Wei, Journalist
15:00 – 15:30
15:30 – 17:00
Parallel Panel 3 - LIVING:
How to Maximize Social Interaction in Planning and Designing Future City?
Benjamin Cha, Chief Executive, Grosvenor Asia Pacific
Ray Chen, Founder, Ray Chen and Partners Architects
Sheila Kennedy, FAIA, Architect, Innovator, Professor of Architecture, MIT
Yin Zhi, Chairman and CEO, Tsinghua Holdings Human Settlement Construction Co., Ltd., Professor, Tsinghua University

Moderator: Aric Chen, Curator for Design and Architecture, M+
Parallel panel 4 - MOBILITY:
How Individuals Reduce Carbon Footprint and Rise to Meet the Future Green Transportation Challenge?
Stefano Ammirati, Head of Policy & Advocacy, Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA)
Evelyn Chan, Head of Environmental Affairs, Cathay Pacific
Aaron Painter, General Manager, Microsoft Business Solutions, Greater China Region
Scott Pendleton, Research Fellow, Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology’s (SMART) Future Urban Mobility (FM) Autonomous Vehicle’s Group

Moderator: Zhang Jianyu, Managing Director, China Program of Environmental Defense Fund
17:00 – 17:15
17:15 – 18:00
Closing Plenary Session: How Education Plays an Integral Role?
Wei Yu, Academician of CAE, Member of National Education Adviser Committee
Students from Guilin local education institutes
18:00 – 18:15
Closing Remarks
John Cheh, Vice Chairman & CEO, Esquel Group
Saturday, 7th Nov
Visit to Guilin Esquel, Social & leisure activities