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Feb 01, 2021 05:32 PM

SNEAK PEEK OF UPCOMING EVENTS 2021/02

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.

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Forecast of China’s Economy for 2021      Online   

Speakers: Dr. Hu Yifan, Dr. Huang Yiping, and Dr. Yao Yang

Date: February 2, 2021 | 7:00 p.m. EST

Organizers: The National Committee on U.S. and China Relations (NCUSCR) and Peking University’s National School of Development (NSD)

Register: Click here to register.


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WSCRC 40th Annual Gala – Resetting U.S.-China Relations       Online   

Speakers: Kevin Rudd, President & CEO-Elect, Asia Society, Prime Minister of Australia (2007-2010,2013), Foreign Minister of Australia (2010-2012); Gary Locke, Interim President, Bellevue College, Governor of Washington State (1997-2005), U.S. Ambassador to China (2011-2014), U.S. Secretary of Commerce (2009-2011).

Date: February 2, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Organizers: Washington State China Relations Council (WSCRC)

Register: Click here to register.

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The Inaugural Serica Initiative Gala      Online  

Speakers: Susan & David Rockefeller, Legendary philanthropists who are heavily involved in China, healthcare, and sustainability; Richard Park, MD, Founder of CityMD, CEO of Rendr Physicians, Managing Partner of Ascend Partners Private Equity; Sharon Chan, Head, JLABS @ Shanghai (Johnson & Johnson in-house incubator), changing the trajectory of health for humanity; Jane Sun, CEO, Trip.com (formerly C-Trip); Winston Ma, Former Managing Director, China Investment Corporation (China's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund), Author, The Hunt for Unicorns: How Sovereign Wealth Funds are Reshaping Investment in the Digital Economy; Damien Ma, Director of the Think Tank at the Paulson Institute, where he co-founded MacroPolo.

Date: February 4, 2021, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. (EST)

Organizers: SupChina

Register: Click here to register.


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China Business Conference - Winter Edition       Online   

Speakers: Myron Brilliant, Executive Vice President and Head of International at U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Tom Donilon, Former National Security Advisor and Chairman at Blackrock Investment Institute; Stephen Hadley, Chair of the Board of Directors at United States Institute of Peace; David Hoffman, Senior Vice President Asia and Managing Director of the China Center for Economics & Business at The Conference Board Inc. Beijing Representative Office; Joerg Wuttke, President at EU Chamber of Commerce; Timothy Geithner, President at Warburg Pincus and former US Secretary of the Treasury; Hank Paulson, Founder and Chairman of The Paulson Institute..

Date: February 8-11, 2021

Organizer: AmCham China, U.S. Chamber of Commerce China Center

Register: Click here to register.

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One Earth One Future        Online     

Theme: The event will increase awareness of the complex ways in which nature, adaptation and building resilience to climate change are inextricably linked. Countries and organisations will be encouraged to share information on the specific challenges they are facing, as well as best practice and lessons learned. The event will raise the profile of the Economics of Biodiversity review, encouraging governments, businesses and financial institutions worldwide to put a price on the value of natural resources. Lastly, the event will profile high-level initiatives designed to make nature and adaptation & resilience key themes of 2021 multilateral forums.

Date: February 16, 2021

Organizers: British Embassy Rome, Italian Environment Ministry

Register: Click here to register.

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DLD All Star 2021     Online   

Speakers: Ursula von der Leyen, President of European Commission; Ben Horowitz, Co-founder and partner of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz; Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures and President of the company’s Artificial Intelligence Institute; Kara Swisher, Executive editor of Recode; Bjarke Ingels, Architect and founder of the Bjarke Ingels Group; Reid Hoffman, Partner of Greylock Partners; Niklas Zennström, CEO and Founding Partner at Atomico; Jim, Founder and CEO of Breyer Capital, a premier venture capital firm based in Austin, TX and Menlo Park, CA..

Date: February 21-23, 2021

Organizer: DLD Conference

Register: Click here to register.

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MWC Shanghai 2021      Hybrid   

Speakers: Ilyas Khan, Founder & CEO, Cambridge Quantum Computing; Edward Tian, Chairman, CBC Capital; Oscar Ramos, Managing Director, Chinaccelerator; Huang Haibo, Managing Director, China Mobile Fund Management Co.Ltd; Alvin Foo, Co-Founder, Dao Ventures; Eric Miao, Founder, Elevocl; Michael Currie, Founder and CEO, Fling; Jiin Joo Ong, Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder, Garuda Robotics; Pedro Ruao, Founder & CEO, Omniflow; Max Peiro, CEO, Rehub; Enrique Blanco, CTIO, Telefonica; Huang Enshen, Founder & CEO, Xeniro.

Date: February 23-25, 2021

Organizer: GSMA

Register: Click here to register.

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China Chat 02: Vaccine Passport, Chinese Consumption, US-China      Online  

Speakers: Jennifer Zhu Scott, Executive Chairman of The Commons Project; Founder of Radian Partners; Huang Shan, Deputy Managing Editor and Editorial Board Member, Caixin Media; Li Zengxin, Deputy General Manager, Caixin Global; International Director, Caixin Insight

Date: February 26, 2021 9:00 PM Beijing Time

Organizer: Caixin Global

Replay: Click here to see the replay.

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For tips on events not included on the list, you can contact Wang Zhen, zhenwang@caixin.com.

 

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