Dec 02, 2020 12:35 PM



Caixin Global has created a calendar of upcoming business, finance and tech events around Asia, giving readers a resource for tracking virtual and offline events they can attend around the country and abroad.


Web Summit 2020     Online  

Speakers: Serena Williams, Tennis Player; Ursula von der Leyen, President at European Commission; Eric Yuan, Founder & CEO at Zoom; Mike Schroepfer, CTO at Facebook; Mark Cuban, Owner at Dallas Mavericks; Margrethe Vestager, EVP: A Europe Fit for the Digital Age at European Commission; António Costa, Prime Minister at Government of Portugal; Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister at Government of Spain; Jessica Tan, Co-CEO at Ping An Group; Dan Schulman, CEO & President at PayPal; Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General at World Health Organization; Dave Limp, Head of Alexa at Amazon…

Date & Time: December 2-4, 2020

Register: Click here to register and watch online.



Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation and Technology (SWITCH)        Hybrid   

Speakers: MITDr. Abhijit Banerjee, 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics, Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics; ChangpengZhao, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Binance; AgustínCarstens, General Manager, Bank for International Settlements; Dan Schulman, President and Chief Executive Officer, PayPal; Akon, Founder, Akoin; David Marcus, Head of F2 (Facebook Financial), Facebook; Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global, Founder of the Huffington Post; Eric Yuan, CEO, Zoom Video Communications; Alfred F. Kelly, Jr, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Visa Inc.; François Villeroyde Galhau, Governor, Banque de France; Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered PLC; HeathTarbert, Chairman and Chief Executive, Commodity Futures Trading Commission; Cameron Winklevoss, President and Co-Founder, Gemini Trust Company, LLC…

Date & Time: December 7-11, 2020

Register: Click here to register.



Milken Institute Asia Summit        Hybrid    

Speakers: Erkin Adylov, Founder and CEO, Behavox; Toyin Ajayi, Co-Founder and Chief Health Officer CityBlock Health; Kevin Aluwi, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Gojek; Haslinda Amin, Chief International Correspondent, Southeast Asia, Bloomberg Television; John Artman, Technology Editor, South China Morning Post; Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Chairman and CEO, Ayala Corporation; Fidah Alsagoff, Senior Managing Director, Joint Head, Enterprise Development Group; Head, Life Sciences, Temasek; Peter Babej, Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Citi; Gerard Baker, Editor-at-Large, Wall Street Journal; Fan Bao, CEO, China Renaissance; Hazem Ben-Gacem, Co-CEO, Investcorp; Arundhati Bhattacharya, CEO, Salesforce India; Marc-Andre Blanchard, Executive Vice President and Head of CDPQ Global, CDPQ; Geraldine Buckingham, Chairperson and Head, Asia Pacific, BlackRock; Linda Cai, Partner & COO, Loyal Valley Capital; Michael Carmen, Senior Managing Director, Partner and Co-Head, Private Investments, Wellington Management; Ilfryn Carstairs, Co-CEO and CIO, Partner, Värde Partners…

Date & Time: December 8-10, 2020, 7:30 AM – 6:15 PM SGT

Register: Click here to know more.



International Energy Executive Forum 2020     Online    

Speakers: Daniel Yergin, Ph.D., Vice Chairman, IHS Markit; Xizhou Zhou, Vice President and Managing Director, Global Power and Renewables, IHS Markit; Mouyuan Wu, Director, Development Strategy Division, CNPC ETRI; Chaoquan Liu, Vice President, CNPC Economy and Technology Research Institute; Jiaquan Dai, Director, Oil Market Research Department CNPC; Xiansheng Sun, Secretary-General, International Energy Forum; Lei Yang, Research Professor and Deputy President of the Institute of Energy, Peking University; Xuefeng Jiang, Deputy President, CNPC ETRI; Yao Wang, Director General, International Institute of Green Finance; Zhen Wang, President, CNOOC Energy Economics Institute; Zhi Min Ding, Former deputy director-general & professor senior engineer, National Energy Administration…

Date & Time: December 10, 2020, 8:30 AM - 5:40 PM Beijing Time

Register: Click here to register


Maryam Annual Forum 2020      Online   

Speakers: Andrés Velasco (Chair), Dean, School of Public Policy, LSE; Anthony Williams (Moderator), Former Journalist, Reuters and Communications, EBRD; Jonathan Black, UK Prime Minister’s G7/G20 Sherpa; Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education and former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom; Beata Javorcik, Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Jin Liqun, President and Chair, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, Minouche Shafik, Director, LSE, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Senior Minister, Singapore and Chairman, Group of Thirty and Mahima Andrew, Maryam Forum Student Leader, Second Year MPA student, LSE…

Organizer: LSE, AIIB

Date: December 8 – 10, 2:00 PM – 18:30 PM BST

Register: Click here to register.



Global Young Leaders Dialogue      Online    

Speakers: Theresa Tse, Chairwoman of board committee of Sino Biopharmaceutical Limited; Noah Fraser, Managing Director, Canada China Business Council; Joshua Dominick, Founder & Organizer of Krankin'thru China; Mabel Miao, Co-founder and Secretary-General of CCG; Hodan Osman Abdi, Founder and Executive Director, Center for East African Studies; Research Fellow at the Institute of African Studies at Zhejiang Normal University; Martina Fuchs, Senior Advisor, Azure Strategy; Charlie Humphreys, Director of Corporate Affairs, Asia House; Kaushal Prakash, Human Resource Director, DXC Technology; Tatiana Lacerda Prazeres, Former Senior Advisor to the WTO Director-General and Former Foreign Trade Secretary of Brazil; SHI Yang, Founder and CEO of Zhejiang Honghui Asset Management Co., Ltd…

Organizer: Center for China and Globalization, Academy of Contemporary China and World Studies

Date: December 15-16, 2020 Beijing China



The future of Asia: Charting a roadmap for US engagement and leadership        Online    

Speakers: Richard C. Bush, Nonresident Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, John L. Thornton China Center; Rush Doshi, Director, China Strategy InitiativeFellow - Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, John L. Thornton China Center, Project on International Order and StrategyBrookings-Yale Fellow, Paul Tsai China Center, Yale Law School; Ryan Hass, The Michael H. Armacost ChairFellow - Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, John L. Thornton China CenterInterim Chen-Fu and Cecilia Yen Koo Chair in Taiwan StudiesNonresident Fellow, Paul Tsai China Center, Yale Law School; Lindsey W. Ford, David M. Rubenstein Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies; Jonathan Stromseth, Lee Kuan Yew Chair in Southeast Asian StudiesSenior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, John L. Thornton China Center; Mireya Solís, Director - Center for East Asia Policy StudiesSenior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy StudiesPhilip Knight Chair in Japan Studies.

Organizer: The Brookings Institute

Date: December 17, 2020, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. EST

Register: Click here to register.



YUNNAN - a case study in China's rural transformation and sustainable development model       Online   

Speakers: Matthew Chitwood, Fellow with the Institute of Current World Affairs; Brian Linden, Owner, Linden Galleries and China Centrel; Daniel B. Wright, President and CEO, GreenPoint Group

Organizer: United States Heartland China Association

Date: December 17th, 2020 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. EST

Register: Click here to register.



Are the world’s central banks running out of road?       Online     

Speakers: Claudio Borio, Head of the Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements; Steven B. Kamin, Resident Scholar, AEI; Donald Kohn, Robert V. Roosa Chair in International Economics, Brookings Institution; Adam S. Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Desmond Lachman, Resident Scholar, AEI

Organizer: The American Enterprise Institute

Date: December 22, 2020 | 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET

Register: Click here to register.



Global Health Forum of Boao Forum for Asia (GHF)      Hybrid   

Organizer: Boao Forum for Asia, Nippon Global Medical Organization

Date: Dec. 22, 2020 Qingdao, China & Tokyo, Japan

Register: Click here to register。



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