Thursday, Nov 9th
18:00 – 18:30
Registration
18:30 – 21:30
Welcome Dinner and Sharing
Friday, Nov 10th
08:00 – 08:45
Registration
08:45 – 09:00
Welcoming Remarks from Esquel Group
09:00 – 09:15
Welcoming Remarks from the Guilin Municipal Government
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
Speakers:
Douglas Tong Hsu, Chairman & CEO, Far Eastern Group
Ning Li, Founder and Executive Chairman, Li-Ning Company Limited
Yusuke Saraya, President, Saraya Group

Moderator:
Hau Lee, Professor of Stanford Graduate School of Business, Chairman, Sustainability Council of Esquel Group
11:00 – 11:30
Break
11:30 – 12:45
Panel 1 – Health of the Planet and City : Responsible Urbanization
Speakers:
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

Moderator:
Timothy Tong, President, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
12:45 – 14:15
Luncheon Panel – Yellow Earth Fund : A Story of Sharing Development Dividends
Speakers:
York Liao
Yansheng Zhang Secretary-General, Academic Committee, National Development and Reform Commission, China

Moderator:
Jesse Wong, Freelance Writer
14:15 – 15:30
Panel 2 – Health of the People : Preventing the Cycle of Recurring Epidemics
Speakers:
Sheng Chen, Professor, Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Helen Siu, Professor of Anthropology, Yale University
Joseph Sung, Vice-Chancellor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hengpeng Zhu, Deputy Director, Institute of Economics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

Moderator:
Xudong Yin, Head of Novartis Pharmaceuticals (APMA Region) and President, Novartis Group (China)
15:30 – 16:00
Break
16:00 – 17:15
Panel 3 – Saving the Planet: 

Wonders of Tech and Super Startups
Speakers:
Victor Mao, Chairman, ShuKun Technology
Ryan Pandya, Cofounder and CEO, Perfect Day

Moderator:
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