Next China: How the Middle Kingdom Will Reshape Your World

Date: 17 Jan 2018

The China we knew is gone. China is no longer the land of low cost jobs and copycat products. From fintech and stem cell research to on demand bike rental to facial-recognition convenience stores, electric cars and AI, China is going to shake your world whether you like it or not. Learn about the latest in its technology as well as in politics with its new members and understand what makes its economy rock.


8:30am – 9:00am

Welcome: Anla Cheng, CEO, SupChina

9:00 – 9:05am

9:05 – 9:35 Morning Keynote Speakers

Jerry Yang, Founder, Yahoo (TBC) What’s Hot in Technology, as you see it. Insight into Alibaba/Yahoo.

Alternates requested: Kaifu Lee, CEO, Sinovation(on hold TBC); Yang Yanqing, CEO, Lenovo



9:35 am – 10:15am

Moderator: Kaiser Kuo, SupChina

The next five years in Chinese leadership —

Cheng Li (confirmed)

Brookings, Director of John L. Thornton China Center and a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy program best known on the transformation of political leaders, generational change and technological development in China.

Mike Forsythe (confirmed)

New York Times journalist known for coverage of elite Beijing politics.

Elizabeth Economy (confirmed)

Council of Foreign Relations, C.V. Starr senior fellow and director for Asia studies

Rana Mitter (confirmed)

Oxford University, Professor of History and Politics of Modern China

Macroeconomics 10:15am – 11:00am

Moderator: Dinda Elliott, Director of the Center of Business, China Institute

China Economy and you in the next decade

Arthur Kroeber (confirmed)

Gavekal / Dragonomics, Chief China analyst.

Andy Rothman, (confirmed)

Investment Strategist, Matthews Asia

Don Strazheim, (confirmed)

Senior Managing Director and Head of Evercore ISI's China Research Team, Evercore/ISI

Steven Roach, (confirmed)

Senior Fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute of Global Affairs and a Senior Lecturer at Yale’s School of Management; former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia

Break : 11:00am – 11:15am


11:15- 12:15pm

Moderator: Jeremy Goldkorn, SupChina

The future of Private Healthcare in China

Roberta Lipson (confirmed)

Chindex and Beijing Family United - Founder, CEO and Pres., largest foreign invested hospital chain in China.

Physical Therapy – Prolonging the Aging Population in China

John Foster, (confirmed)

Chair, Healthpoint Partners

What rural Chinese health care clinics can teach America

Wang Ming

Harvard trained physicist and doctor, LASIK surgeon, CEO of Aier, a $50 million Chinese-invested eye hospital chain targeting rural America

LUNCH Keynote Speaker Steve Schwarzman, Schwarzman Scholars; CEO, Blackstone (requested)

12:15pm 1:00pm Lunch finishes by 2pm


2:00-3:00 pm

Moderator: Jeremy Goldkorn, SupChina

China vs US tech – who leads

Savio Tung (confirmed)

CEO, N.A, Investcorp, Head of Tech Investment; Board Dir., Bank of China

Dos/Don’ts of being a foreign tech entrepreneur and investor in China.

Frederick Demopoulos, (confirmed)

Founding Partner, Queens Road Capital;; and

Largest On line real estate and interior design – How deals are made on-line

Vincent Mo (confirmed)

CEO, Soufun


3:00-4:00 pm

China takes over the Gaming World

Robert Xiao (confirmed)

CEO, Perfect World

Chinese Bitcoin, blockchain, and beyond

David Bailey (requested)

CEO of BTC Media, largest blockchain and bitcoin media company.

Marc van der Chijs ( co-founder, VC big into Bitcoin)

What are the Hottest Tech Start ups in China: e-commerce, to drones to electric cars

Anna Fang , CEO of Zhen Fund (confirmed)


4:00pm – 4:15pm



Gen 1 & Gen 2: How does Giving Amongst Chinese on two continents differ amongst

Two generations

John Long (confirmed)

CEO, Highbridge Partners and GCPI (Global China Philanthropy Initiative)



Yukong Huang, (confirmed) Senior Fellow, Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment Conventional Wisdom Proven Wrong in China

Moderator: Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn


5:15pm – 6:15pm

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