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Connecting G20 Series Session 1: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Time and Location

Sunday, March 27, 2016
Registration: 2:30 – 3:00pm
Remarks and Discussion: 3:00 – 5:00pm

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

Registration and Fees

Ticket: ¥80

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Please email if you have any questions, or call Yale Center Beijing at (10) 5909 0200.

The Event

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is characterized by new technologies that are quickly and radically impacting methods of production in all disciplines, economies and industries. In this panel, we will explore the future of employment, examining the general impact of new technologies on the labor structure of society and related social consequences. We will also investigate the restructuring of our education system and potential retraining of professionals to meet future employment demands. Finally, we will discuss strategies for young professionals’ careers in the face of a new era of productivity.


The language of the event will be Chinese or English depending on each of the speaker's preference, with simultaneous translation into either languages.

The Speaker(s)

Zhiwu Chen
Professor of Finance at Yale University

His areas of expertise include finance theory, securities valuation, emerging markets, and China’s economy and capital markets.

Jesse Lu
CEO and Co-founder of Raven Tech

Qifeng Zhu (tentative) is Founder & Chairman of Arivoc Education International, and former Senior Research Scientist at UC Berkeley's International Computer Science Institute (ICSI).

Qifeng Zhu
Speaker Position & company

Qifeng Zhu was formerly Senior Research Scientist at UC Berkeley's International Computer Science Institute (ICSI).

David Aikman
Chief Representative, Greater China at World Economic Forum

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