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AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2020: Towards a New Multilateral Global Economy AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2020: Towards a New Multilateral Global Economy

AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2020: Towards a New Multilateral Global Economy

Date: Monday, December 7, 2020 08:30 - 21:30 Google Calendar Outlook/Apple Calendar
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Launched in 2012, AsiaGlobal Dialogue (AGD) is Asia Global Institute’s flagship forum for constructive dialogue to bring out fresh insights and Asian perspectives on key global issues.

For the first time, this year’s AGD will be held online. On December 7, join us at our virtual conference and hear from international leaders on different global issues. Themed Towards a New Multilateral Global Economy, AGD 2020 will explore topics on prospects of multilateralism, climate crisis, post-COVID recovery and technology for common good.


Abstract

8:30 – 09:00 HKT: Opening and Welcome

In conversation with Xiang Zhang, President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of Hong Kong
Modupe Adefeso-Olateju, 2020/21 AsiaGlobal Fellow (moderator)


09:30 – 10:30 HKT: Prospects of Multilateralism

Richard Haass, President, Council on Foreign Relations
Takeshi Niinami, CEO, Suntory Holdings Limited
Feng Zhu, Executive Director, China Center for Collaborative Studies, South China Sea at Nanjing University
Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow, Asia Global Institute (moderator)


11:00 – 12:00 HKT: What Next for Global Action on Climate Change?

Christine Loh, Chief Development Strategist, Institute for the Environment, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Peter Seligmann, CEO, Nia Tero and Chairman, Conservation International
Lin Xu, Chairman, China-US Green Fund
Pamela Mar, Executive Vice President – Knowledge and Applications, Fung Academy (moderator)


14:00 – 15:00 HKT: Recovery - Inequality and Sustainable Development in the Post- COVID World

Noeleen Heyzer, Distinguished Fellow, Asia Global Institute
Michael Spence, Nobel Laureate and Advisory Board Co-Chair, Asia Global Institute
Jaime Zobel de Ayala, Chairman and CEO, Ayala Corporation
Zhiwu Chen, Director, Asia Global Institute (moderator)


20:00 – 20:45 HKT: Advancing Technology for the Common Good

Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman and CEO, Sinovation Ventures
Samuel Palmisano, Chairman, The Center for Global Enterprise
Marjorie Yang, Chairman, Esquel Group
Alejandro T Reyes, Director of Knowledge Dissemination and Visiting Associate Professor, Asia Global Institute (moderator)


21:00 – 21:30 HKT: Closing Remarks 
Victor K Fung, Advisory Board Co-Chair, Asia Global Institute


*The program is subject to change without prior notice

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