Thursday, Nov 9th
18:00 – 18:30
18:30 – 21:30
Welcome Dinner and Sharing
Jian Wang, Cello Soloist
Friday, Nov 10th
08:00 – 08:45
08:45 – 09:00
Welcoming Remarks from Esquel Group
Teresa Yang, Vice Chairman, Esquel Group
09:00 – 09:15
Welcoming Remarks from the Guilin Municipal Government
Xinhong Fan, Deputy Mayor of Guilin
09:15 – 09:45
Opening Keynote – Dealing with a Changing Environment: Consequences of Technology and Globalization
Zhiwu Chen, Director, Asia Global Institute
Victor and William Fung Professor in Economics
School of Economics and Finance,
The University of Hong Kong
Former Yale Professor of Finance
09:45 – 11:00
Corporate Plenary – How Corporations Coexist with the Environment
Douglas Tong Hsu, Chairman & CEO, Far Eastern Group
Ning Li, Founder and Executive Chairman, Li-Ning Company Limited
Yusuke Saraya, President, Saraya Group

Hau Lee, Professor of Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chairman, Sustainability Council of Esquel Group
11:00 – 11:30
11:30 – 12:45
Panel 1 – Health of the Planet and City : Responsible Urbanization
Yung Ho Chang, Principal and Architect, Atelier Feichang Jianzhu, Professor and former Head, MIT Architecture Department
Zhi Lü,Professor of Conservation Biology, Peking University, Founder, Shan Shui Conservation Center
Khee Giap Tan, Co-Director, Asia Competitiveness Institute, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore
Chairman, Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation

Timothy Tong, President, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
12:45 – 14:15
Luncheon Panel – Yellow Earth Fund : A Story of Sharing Development Dividends
York Liao
Jesse Wong, Freelance Writer
14:15 – 15:30
Panel 2 – Health of the People : Building Preparedness to Respond to Social Transformation
Sheng Chen, Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hengpeng Zhu, Deputy Director, Institute of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Xudong Yin, Head of Novartis Pharmaceuticals (APMA Region) and President, Novartis Group (China)
15:30 – 16:00
16:00 – 17:15
Panel 3 – Changing the World with Innovation and Technology
Jenny Gu, Deputy General Manager, WeWork Greater China
Tak Lo, Managing Partner, Zeroth
Victor Mao, Chairman, ShuKun Technology
Miranda Wang, Chief Executive Officer, BioCellection

Geoff Yang, Founding Partner and Managing Director, Redpoint Ventures
17:15 – 17:30
Closing Remarks
John Cheh, Vice Chairman and CEO, Esquel Group
17:30 – 18:30
Transportation to Guilin Esquel for Conference Dinner
18:30 – 21:30
Conference Dinner and Cello Performance
Jian Wang
Saturday, Nov 11th
Visit Guilin Esquel, Jiumeiqiao, and take part in social activities