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Belt, Road & Bridge: Creating New China-Europe Connections

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The China Development Institute and Z/Yen Group would like to invite you as their guest to conference in at the Honourable Artillery Company, Armoury House, City Road, London EC1Y 2BQ on 1 May 2019

Objectives

The conference, “Belt, Road & Bridge: Creating New China-Europe Connections” will:

  • Explore current developments in finance and trade of interest to both China and Europe;
  • Identifying opportunities for increased economic co-operation between businesses and municipal governments in China and Europe;
  • Providing opportunities for connecting senior finance and trade professionals from China and Europe.

Speakers will be drawn from both China and Europe to provide a focus on the points of common interest and divergence facing us in 2019.

Who Is The Conference For?

The conference is aimed at senior executives working in finance and trade with a wish to:

  • Deepen their understanding of how China and Europe will continue to strengthen their economic and trade relationships; and
  • Build and strengthen relationships with overseas colleagues.

Outline Programme

Belt, Road & Bridge: Creating New China-Europe Connections


08.30 Registration

09.00 Welcome Address:

  • Objectives for the day
  • Co-operation between London and China

09.30 Session 1: The New Silk Road – Economic Prospects For Trade Between China And Europe

Chair: Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli, Executive Chairman, Z/Yen Group
Speakers: Professor Fan Gang, President, China Development Institute
Professor Kerry Brown, Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King's College, London

Panellists: TBC

Focus:

  • Current trends and initiatives
  • Opportunities and threats relating to joint trade
  • Growing and deepening co-operation in finance and trade

10.30 Panel Discussion 1

10.45 Refreshments & Networking

11.15 Session 2: Growing The Digital Economy: The Fourth Industrial Revolution & Fintech

Chair: TBC
Speakers: Professor Dr Alexander Van de Putte, Chairman, AIFC Academic Council & Chief Strategy Officer, AIFC Governor's Council
Xu Jianguo, Senior Research Fellow of Digital Finance, Associate Professor of National School of Development, Peking University

Panellists: TBC

Focus:

  • Current trends and initiatives
  • The impact of smart technology on finance
  • Regulation and policy

12.15 Panel Discussion 2

12.30 Lunch & Networking

13.30 Measuring Financial Centre Success: Alderman Professor Michael Mainelli, Executive Chairman, Z/Yen Group

13.45 Session 3: Sustainable Futures: Mainstreaming Green Finance

Chair: TBC
Speakers: Wang Yao, Director General, International Institute of Green Finance, CUFE
Simon Zadek, Co-Director of the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System

Panellists: TBC

Focus:

  • Opportunities for mainstreaming green finance
  • Drivers and policy instruments
  • Innovation in green finance

14.45 Panel Discussion 3

15.00 Refereshments & Networking

15.15 Session 4: Light On Our Feet: Removing Regulatory Barriers

Chair: TBC
Speakers: John Adams, Director, HR China, Financial Training and Recruitment
Dong Yan, Director of Trade Department, Institute of World Economics & Politics, Chinese Academy of Social Science

Panellists: Sir Mark Boleat, former Chairman of Policy & Resources, City of London Corporation

Focus:

  • Current developments in the regulation of finance and trade
  • Challenges and solutions
  • Balancing risk and reward

16.30 Panel Discussion 4

16.45 Closing Remarks

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