- Wed, Mar 29, 2017 06:30 PM
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China represents 50% of global economic growth. The Economist magazine forecasts that China will overtake America to be the largest economy in the world by 2024. China has 1.3 billion consumers and 680 million mobile internet users. There is no greater moment than right now to look to China for future sustained growth. Of course, it isn’t easy to maintain your success in a constantly changing China. The amount of time, resources and energy required to operate in China is substantial, even for large corporations. Yet, the lucrative Chinese market is hard to resist. So, how can you lead your company and achieve a long-term success in China? On March 29, 2017, Professor Xiang Bing, founding dean of China’s top business school, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business will be at EUCBA to deliver a keynote speech on “China’s Transformation: Opportunities for Business” During the event, we will be tackling the opportunities and issues facing European companies as they look to expand their businesses into China and including those who are already operating in China. Focusing on China as the land of opportunity, Professor Xiang Bing will also shade light on this diverse and complex market and business leaders can change the mind set to engage successfully with China going forward. Where: BNP Paribas Fortis, Koningsstraat/Rue Royale 20, 1000 Brussels When: Wednesday, 29 March 2017 15:00–15:30: Signup & networking 15:30–15:50: Opening address Mr Jochum Haakma, Chairman, EU-China Business Association; Mr Mauro Petriccione, Deputy Director General, DG Trade, European Commission; 15:50–16:10: Keynote “China’s Transformation: Opportunities for Business” by Professor Xiang Bing, Dean, CKGSB 16:10–17:10: Panel - Tapping into the Chinese Market for GrowthMr Bo Ji, CKGSB European Dean (moderator)Mr Bart De Smet, Chairman, AgeasMr Philippe Van der Donckt, Business Development Director Umicore and Vice-Chairman EUCBAOther panellists still to be determined. 17:15: Networking drink If you would like to attend this event please register, via this link: Subscription fee: 75 € (Excl. VAT). If you prefer to pay through wire transfer, please contact email@example.com for more payment details. ------ About the Speakers from the Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business: Xiang Bing, Founding Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business Dr. Xiang Bing is the Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB). CKGSB is China’s first independent, non-profit business school that applies a management model common among most globally-leading business schools. CKGSB maintains a campus in Beijing and locations in Shanghai and Shenzhen, in addition to representative offices in Hong Kong, London and New York. Dr. Xiang has played an important role in developing and innovating China’s management education sector. Prior to joining CKGSB, Dr. Xiang was Professor of Accounting at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, where he pioneered the school’s Executive MBA program. He was also one of the seven founding faculty members of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS) in Shanghai. Previously, Dr. Xiang served on the faculty of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Dr. Xiang’s research interests include state and business relations, the reform of state-owned enterprises, innovation and the role of the private sector in China. He is a leading authority on Chinese business, innovations in China, the globalization of Chinese companies and global implications of China’s transformation. Dean Xiang is also a key advocator of ‘New Business Civilization’ (新商业文明). His writings and cases on these subjects are considered among the most influential in China. He has been an independent board member of a number of companies listed in Hong Kong, mainland China and the US (including two Global Fortune 500 companies). He is also a member of the boards of trustees for The United Way Worldwide (US) and for Asia House (UK), as well as a member of the International Advisory Council of Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC) and a Counselor for the One Young World Summit in Dublin. Dr. Xiang has served as keynote speaker or panelist at influential forums and conferences in China and around the world. Recent speaking appearances have included forums held by the World Economic Forum, Asia Society, Committee of 100 (US), Deutsche Bank, The Conference Board, Yale CEO Summit, Harvard Kennedy School, The Economist, Financial Times, Global Pension Forum, the Boao Forum, Asia House (UK) and the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (Russia). He has offered commentary for the Financial Times, the New York Times, Bloomberg, BBC, CNN, the Sunday Times, CCTV (China), Phoenix TV, El Mundo, El Pais and L’Agence France-Presse (AFP), among other global media. He has worked with many leading companies to offer consulting and training in China and globally. These companies include China Mobile, China Telecom, Huawei Technologies, TCL, Midea, Petro China, CNOOC, Ernst & Young, IBM (China), GE (China), Siemens (China), Goldman Sachs (Asia), Clifford Chance, Cummins, DFS, Lenovo, Bank of China and China Railway Construction Corporation, among others. Bo Ji, Assistant Dean for Europe, CKGSB; Inspiring TEDx speaker; Chinapreneur Bo is the Chief Representative of Europe and Assistant Dean for Global Executive Education. Bo oversees CKGSB’s office in London, with the goal of helping European businesses to understand China and successfully doing business in this dynamic market. His primary responsibilities are elite network management and conference speaking throughout Europe. Bo’s global professional experience has given him a unique perspective to essential factors of China-West relations. Innovation, leadership, management, marketing & sales and overseas study are all topics that Bo is able to deliver world-class, inspiring presentations on. The list of speeches he has made at global conferences is astounding and is sure to not only captivate, but educate the audience. Bo has a strong background in both global business and executive education. He has led divisions at Fortune 500 companies including Monsanto, Cargill, Pfizer, Wrigley and Mars. He has also taught Executive MBA and MBA programs at top global business schools including MIT, NYU, INSEAD, HKUST and Tsinghua University.