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First Anniversary Conference of YCB

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Time and Location

Tuesday, Nov. 3
Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:00 - 8:45am
Morning Program: 8:50am - 12:00pm
Afternoon Program: 1:00pm - 4:50pm

Yale Center Beijing
8 Jianguomenwai Avenue, 36th Floor, Tower B, IFC Building (Yong’anli Station, Exit C)

Registration

By invitation only. If you wish to inquire about how to receive an invitation, please send a scanned copy of your business card, Yale school and class year (if applicable) to yalecenterbeijing@yale.edu.

The language of the event will be English, with simultaneous translation into Chinese.

Please note: All attendee information collected by Yale Center Beijing through event registration forms or by any other means will be kept strictly confidential. Yale Center Beijing will never distribute, sell, license, or otherwise make available for any purpose, any attendee information to any third party, unless otherwise required by law.

The Event

Please join thought leaders from China and around the world, senior leadership and prominent faculty members from Yale, and Yale alumni and friends for discussions on issues of global impact. Topics include entrepreneurship, investing, Chinese state-owned enterprises, and emotional intelligence. Yale President Peter Salovey will join us virtually from the home of Yale School of Management, Edward P. Evans Hall, simultaneously engaging in dialog with audiences in Beijing and New Haven.

The Speakers

Among the speakers scheduled to appear:
The Honorable Max Baucus, U.S. Ambassador to China
FU Chengyu, Chairman, Sinopec (2010-15)
Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Chairman & CEO, WL Ross & Company, LLC
The Honorable Kevin Rudd, 26th Prime Minister of Australia
Neil Shen, Founding and Managing Partner, Sequoia Capital China
Bob Xiaoping Xu, Founding and Managing Partner, ZhenFund
Wu Jinglian, Senior Research Fellow, Development Research Center of the State Council, and Baosteel Chair Professor of Economics, China Europe International Business School

Schedule

Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00-8:45 am
Morning Program
8:50 am-12:00 pm
Welcome Remarks
8:50-9:00 am
Carol Li Rafferty ’00 BA, Managing Director, Yale Center Beijing
Neil Shen ’92 MA, Founding and Managing Partner, Sequoia Capital China
Edward A. Snyder, Dean and William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management, Yale School of Management
Emotional Intelligence: Is There Anything To It?
9:00–10:15 am
Speakers
Peter Salovey ’86 PhD, President and Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology, Yale University
James Jian-Min Sun, Professor & Deputy Director, Center for Leadership Studies and Chair, Department of Psychology, Renmin University of China
Facilitator
Carol Li Rafferty ’00 BA, Managing Director, Yale Center Beijing
Tea Break
10:15-10:30 am
A New Silk Road? Implications for Chinese Enterprises, Disrupters, and Cross-Border Interests
10:30-11:45 am
Opening Comments
The Honorable Max Baucus, U.S. Ambassador to China
The Honorable Kevin Rudd, 26th Prime Minister of Australia
Responses
CAO Wenlian, Director General, International Cooperation Center–NDRC
FU Chengyu, Chairman, Sinopec (2010-15)
HU Xiaolian, Chairman, Export Import Bank of China (tentative)
LING Wen, President & CEO, Shenhua Group
LIU Aili, Executive Director & Vice President, China Mobile
LIU Shiyu, Chairman & CEO, Agriculture Bank of China
Governor PAN Gongsheng, Deputy Governor, People’s Bank of China
Hugo SHONG, Founding General Partner, IDG Capital Partners
The Honorable SUN Zhenyu, Ambassador, World Trade Organization (2002-10)
Moderator
Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Senior Associate Dean for Leadership Programs & Lester Crown Professor in the Practice of Management, Yale School of Management
Lunch
12:00-1:00 pm
Afternoon Program
1:00-4:50 pm
Conversation on Investing
1:00-2:00 pm
Speakers
Wilbur L. Ross, Jr. ’59 BA, Chairman & CEO, WL Ross & Company, LLC
Neil Shen ’92 MA, Founding and Managing Partner, Sequoia Capital China
Moderator
Edward A. Snyder, Dean and William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management, Yale School of Management
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
2:15-3:30 pm
Speakers
Liang MENG, Managing Partner, Ascendent Capital Partners (Asia) Limited
Jane Jie Sun, Co-President and COO, Ctrip.com International, Ltd.
Victor Yuan, Chairman, HORIZON Data Intelligence Group, Yale World Fellow ‘07
Tao ZHANG, Founder & CEO of Dianping.com
Moderator
Bob Xiaoping Xu, Founding and Managing Partner, ZhenFund
Tea Break
3:30–3:45 pm
Keynote: The Chinese Economy: Challenges and Choices
3:45-4:45 pm
Speaker
WU Jinglian, Senior Research Fellow, Development Research Center of the State Council and Baosteel Chair Professor of Economics, China Europe International Business School
Closing Remarks
4:45–4:50 pm
Bob Xiaoping Xu, Founding and Managing Partner, ZhenFund
 
Invitation-only Event