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Towards a New Global Economy: What Next for Jobs, Opportunity and Growth?

December 5 | HONG KONG

Distinguished speakers at the event include Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer, Former IBM Chairman Sam Palmisano, HSBC Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver, SEB Chairman Marcus Wallenberg, AIA Group Chief Executive and President Mark Tucker.  

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Welcoming Address


Victor K Fung

Chairman, Asia Global Institute

Founding Chairman Victor K. Fung set the stage by referring to four recent, defining events whose significance went to the heart of the Fung Global Institute's four research themes and the AGD 2013 agenda

Re-thinking Growth - Are Business and Policy in Step?


Stuart Gulliver

Group Chief Executive, HSBC Holdings plc

Chairman, The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd.

Opening Dialogue: Panelists explored what business and policy makers should do to drive future growth

Can a Global Architecture Work for Finance and How Relevant is this to the New Problems We May Face?


Stanley Fischer

Former Governor, Bank of Israel

Keynote Address: Stanley Fischer discussed post-crisis financial reforms

In Conversation with Marcus Wallenberg


Marcus Wallenberg

Chairman, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB)

Keynote Dinner Dialogue: Marcus Wallenberg shared his thoughts on Europe’s view of Asia and China, innovation and family business

Asia's Financial Markets - In Search of a Better Regulatory Model?


Stanley Fischer

Former Governor, Bank of Israel

Andy Haldane

Executive Director for Financial Stability

Bank of England

Richard Koo

Chief Economist, Nomura Research Institute

David Wu

China Government and Regulatory Affairs Lead Partner, PwC

Plenary Dialogue: Panelists discussed how regulators can better recognize risk factors in lending and how to balance regulation with the welfare of the wider economy

Asia's Re-balancing Act: An Opportunity for Global Business


Rahimi Koc

Honorary Chairman and Member of the Board of Directors, Koç Holding A.Ş.

Samuel Palmisano

Chairman, The Center for Global Enterprise

Kevin Warsh

Board Director, The Center for Global Enterprise

Keynote Lunch Dialogue: Five years into the global recovery, every region faces its own challenges in returning to balance. This Lunch Dialogue focused on key global trends with particular relevance to Asia

Innovation and Business Opportunity - Can Asia Lead?


Takeshi Niinami

Chief Executive Officer, Suntory Holdings Limited

John Rice

Vice Chairman, GE

This Plenary Dialogue discussed whether Asia can take the lead in global innovation:

Boosting Trade in a Global Economy - Can Multilateralism Win the Day?


Victor K Fung

Chairman, Asia Global Institute

Yafei He

Distinguished Professor, Yenching Academy of Peking University

Takeshi Niinami

Chief Executive Officer, Suntory Holdings Limited

Plenary Dialogue: With the multilateral system seemingly unable to deliver much progress on further trade liberalization, this Plenary Dialogue discussed whether “mega” preferential trading agreements being negotiated outside of the WTO are the right way forward

What Matters Most for a Sustainable Asia?


Edwin Lim

Co-Director, China Economic Research and Advisory Programme

Liu Mingkang

Distinguished Fellow

Asia Global Institute

With 40 per cent. of the world’s population, Asia’s sustainability challenges are immense. Drawing from their experiences in Asia’s two most populous countries, the panelists discussed the particular challenges facing China and India

Long Term Global Investment - A Changing Role for Families?

From Snake to Horse - Saddling Up for 2014

Partnerships for the Future of Sustainable Growth


Isher Ahluwalia

Chairperson, Board of Governors, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations


Andrew Sheng

Distinguished Fellow, Asia Global Institute

This final panel comprising leaders of established think-tanks from around the world discussed how business and policymakers need to adjust their focus to benefit growth and re-balance the economy. Asia must become the bridge to the global dialogue on the future of sustainable growth

Asia Finance 2020

Global Value Chains

Evolving Growth Models

Asia's Sustainable Development








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