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2017 MIT Asia Business Conference

MIT Asia Business Conference

Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM - Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 4:30 PM (EST)

2017 MIT Asia Business Conference

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Student - (MIT)   more info Mar 3, 2017 $45.00 $0.00
Student - (Non-MIT)   more info Mar 3, 2017 $55.00 $0.00
MIT Faculty/Staff/Alumni   more info Mar 3, 2017 $70.00 $0.00
Professional/Others Mar 3, 2017 $80.00 $0.00

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Dear all,

We are excited to officially launch the 2017 MIT Asia Business Conference. The registration is open and early-bird passes to 2017 MIT Asia Business Conference are up for grabs!

Last year, MIT Asia Business Conference attracted more than 400 attendees, making it one of the largest Asia-focused conferences at MIT and the east coast. We aim to bring cutting-edge knowledge and insights from Asia to the MIT community and beyond.

The theme for 2017 is Asia and its Influence on the Rest of the World. With our four featured panels Finance, Entertainment, Consumer, and Digital / Technology, we will discuss leading trends in Asia and its influence on topics such as fintech development, innovation in movie industry, retail and global expansion and power of consumers. This will also be the first time we are organizing the conference to be over two days. We'll continue to bring you highly impactful content from globally recognized thought leaders and organizations operating in Asia.

To date, we have confirmed and tentative speakers such as

  • Co-Global GM of Samsung Pay

  • Chief Strategy Officer of Lenovo Group
  • General Partner of Fenox Venture Capital, A silicon valley based global VC, portfolio includes Jibo the iOT social robot

  • Director, Global Product Development at Citi Bank

  • VP of Creative Contents, YG Entertainment, The third largest K-POP entertainment company with its roster of artists including Psy (Gangnam style) and Big Bang

  • Joint General Manager, Incubation Project Team, Mizuho Group, The third largest Japanese financial group
  • Co-founder, Youhug Media, Leading Chinese content production house which produced its newest TV series Ice Fantasy (幻城) with leading actor (冯绍峰) in 2016

  • CEO and Co-Founder of 8sian Media, the largest Asian target online video network, partners include Youku (优酷) and Tudou (土豆)
  • Vice Chairman of Kasikorn Business Tech Group, leading bank in Thailand developing systems using Blockchain technology
  • Founder, Finnomena, Thailand’s leading financial guru

  • Previous CEO of SCG Cement
  • Chief Strategic Officer Monex Group, Leading Japanese online security trading company

We will continue to expand the list of speakers to represent a diverse set of expertise and geographies.



A Ticket gives you full access to ABC 2017, including:


  • Access to the full program of panels and keynote speeches across two days

  • Networking and career opportunities during the conference

  • Food and drinks catered all included during the conference

  • 1 Month FREE trial access to Nikkei Asian Review sponsored by Nikkei, our platinum sponsor. Nikkei will send the access ID via the e-mail you used for registration.
Have questions about 2017 MIT Asia Business Conference? Contact MIT Asia Business Conference

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MIT Media Lab
75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM - Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 4:30 PM (EST)

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MIT Asia Business Conference

MIT Asia Business Conference is a student-run event that highlights the key business challenges, practices, and innovations that are shaping Asia today and tomorrow. Through discussion and dialogue, we endeavor to create a platform that connects East ans West, with the aim of educating and preparing the next generation of leaders in Asia.

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