To mark the 40th Anniversary of China’s Reform and Opening-up, China Daily and Silk Road Economic Development Research Center are pleased to jointly present the 4th edition of Belt and Road Conference.

As a supporting organization, we would like to invite you to the Belt and Road Conference 2018, which will be held on October 29, 2018 from 08.30-14.30 at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.

Under the theme of “Tapping New Belt and Road Opportunities in the Greater Bay Area”, the event aims to address how as a contributor and beneficiary of China’s reform and opening-up, Hong Kong might be able to build an international technology and innovation hub in cooperation with other economies in the Greater Bay Area?

Please find below the agenda for your reference:

08:30-09:30 Delegate Registration and Reception



09:30-09:40 Welcoming Remarks by organizers
09:40-10:00 Keynote Speech


Mr. Matthew CHEUNG Kin-chung, GBM, GBS, JP, Chief Secretary for Administration, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region


10:00-11:00 Panel Discussion 1:


“Unleashing Innovation and Technology Potentials for Intra-Regional Cooperation in the Greater Bay Area”


Moderator: Prof. K.C. CHAN, Adjunct Professor of Finance, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology & Former Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, HKSAR

Panelists: Mr. George HE, Senior Vice President, Lenovo & President, Lenovo Capital and Incubator Group

Mr. Arnold CHENG, Director-Hong Kong & Pearl River Delta, John Swire & Sons (China) Limited

Dr. Zhihuan E, Chief Economist, Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited

Ms. Doris LUEY, Head of Social Innovation, New World Development Company Ltd.

Prof. CHEN Guanghan, Associate Dean & Chief Expert of Institute of Guangdong Hong Kong and Macao Development Studies, Sun Yat-sen University

Prof. WONG Kam Fai, Associate Dean (External Affairs), Faculty of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong


11:00-11:15 Open Q&A for Delegates



11:15-11:30 Coffee Break



11:30-11:45 Keynote Speech


Mr. Rashid ALIMOV, Secretary-General, The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation


11:45-12:45 Panel Discussion 2: “When the Belt meets the Road in Hong Kong



Moderator: Dr. Thomas CHAN Man Hung, Director, Chu Hai College of Higher Education One Belt One Road Research Institute


Panelists: Mrs. Regina IP LAU Suk-yee, Co-Chair, The Maritime Silk Road Society


Mr. TENGKU Sirajuzzaman, Consul General, Consulate-General of Malaysia to Hong Kong SAR


Mrs. Myat Thuzar THAN, Consul General, Consulate-General of Myanmar


Mr. Paul MCCOMB, Director General Trade & Investment, British Consulate-General Hong Kong

12:45-13:00 Open Q&A for Delegates



13:00 Luncheon Discussion: “Turning Corporate Compliance into Competitive Advantage


Panelists: Representatives from leading companies investing in the Belt and Road countries


BRGCC members could enjoy a special rate at HKD1,600 (Regular Price: HKD2,000)/ per admission ticket and corporate table price at HKD15,000 (Regular Price: HKD20,000/ per 10 tixs) to attend the event.


Register Now below to enjoy the special rate!



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