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Annual Executive Forum

Our Annual Executive Forum in Shanghai has attracted the participation of global business leaders, high ranking government officials, and elite academics to share their exciting thoughts on the emerging global issues facing China today. Speakers of the past forums include: Dr. Robert Mondell, Dr. Edward Prescott, Dr. Lawrence Klein, Mr. Han Zheng, Mr. Lou Jiwei, Mr. Yanzhao Hu, Mr. Howard Schultz, Mr. Roger Dow... etc. Through the Annual Executive Forum, we also are able to offer an exclusive platform of exchange between leaders to cultivate and expand business opportunity, build global connectivity and explore common ventures of interest.

2011 Economic Restructuring: Opportunities and Challenges

Keynote Speakers

Gregory C. ChowGregory C. Chow
Professor of Economics, Professor of Political Economy, Emeritus, Princeton University
Yang LiYang Li
Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

2010 Propelling Alternative Energies Industries –Roles of the Financial Markets

Keynote Speakers

Michael J. AhearnMichael J. Ahearn
Chairman of First Solar
Congjiu ZhuCongjiu Zhu
Assistant Chairman of China Securities Regulatory Commission
Dongming RenDongming Ren
Director of Center for Renewable Energy Development, Energy Research Institute, National Development and Reform Commission, China

Panel Members

Lian BuoLian Guo
Associate Dean, National Development Bank Research Institute
Dinan HuangDinan Huang
CEO, Shanghai Electric Group
Zhidong KanZhidong Kan
Leader Partner, Fortune Link
Xiangfu WangXiangfu Wang
Deputy Chief Accountant, China Power Investment Corporation

2009 Financial and Economic Crisis -Impacts and Challenges on Global Markets

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Roger Myerson
Dr. Roger Myerson
2007 Nobel Laureate in Economics

Panel Members

Dr. Lin Zhou
Dr. Lin Zhou
Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University
Dr. Jeffrey Coles
Dr. Jeffrey Coles
Professor, W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University
Dr. Jiang Wang
Dr. Jiang Wang
Professor, Sloan School of Management at MIT
Dr. Jun Qian
Dr. Jun Qian
Professor, Carroll School of Management at Boston College
Dr. William Liu
Dr. William Liu
Managing Director, Provident Group Asset Management

2008 Transformation of China's Industrial Structure: Opportunities and Challenges of the Financial Market

Keynote Speakers
Dr. Eric MaskinDr. Eric Maskin
Nobel Laureate in Economics
Mr. Guangshao TuMr. Guangshao Tu
Vice Mayor of Shanghai
Panel Members
Mr. Lin ZhouMr. Lin Zhou
Professor at Arizona State University
Mr. Chong-En BaiMr. Chong-En Bai
Professor at Tsing-hua University
Mr. John RajchertMr. John Rajchert
VP of Global Marketing, Honeywell Building Solutions
Mr. Guoqiang YangMr. Guoqiang Yang
Director General of Shanghai International Trade Division


2007 Innovations in Financial Economic and Corporate Social Responsibility

Keynote Speakers
Xiaoling WuMs. Xiaoling Wu
Deputy governor of the People's Bank of China
Huaqing WangMr. Huaqing Wang
Deputy Commissioner of the China Banking Regulatory Commission and Director-General of the CBRC Shanghai office
Panel Members
Michael HittMr. Michael Hitt
Distinguished Professor, Joe B. Foster Chair in Business Leadership, C. W. and Dorothy Conn Chair in New Ventures, Texas A&M University
Kathy ChenMs. Kathy Chen
General Manager of Eastern & Central China, Microsoft (China) Co., Ltd
Philip FrancisMr. Philip Francis
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PetSmart
Edward TseMr. Edward Tse
CEO/Managing Partner for Greater China, Booz Allen Hamilton


2006 Excel In Services: Opportunities and Challenges

Keynote Speakers
Lawrence KleinDr. Lawrence Klein
Nobel Laureate in Economics
Yanzhao HuMr. Yanzhao Hu
Vice Mayor of Shanghai, PRC
Roger DowMr. Roger Dow
President and CEO of Travel Industry Association of America
Howard SchultzMr. Howard Schultz
Chairman of Starbucks
Panel Members
Jack MaMr. Jack Ma
CEO of Alibaba
Yuan TianMr. Yuan Tian
Chairman of China International Futures Co. Ltd., and China Entrepreneurs Forum
Robert JohnsonMr. Robert Johnson
CEO of Dubai Aerospace
Jim RitchieJim Ritchie
President and CEO of Meridian IQ


2005 Corporate Governance and the Financial Market in China

Keynote Speakers
Edward PrescottDr. Edward Prescott
Nobel Laureate in Economics
Zheng HanMr. Zheng Han
Mayor of Shanghai, PRC
Jiwei LouMr. Jiwei Lou
Executive Vice Minister of Finance, PRC


2004 Management and Leadership in a Global Environment

Keynote Speakers
Robert MondellDr. Robert Mondell
Nobel Laureate in Economics
Yong LiMr. Yong Li
Vice Minister of Finance, PRC