AGENDA

Nov

27

Nov

28

Nov

29

Arrivals and Registration
10:00  to  13:00

The team will be ready to welcome you to East Tech West and you will be free to check in to your room, explore the grounds and facilities before networking with other delegates over lunch. 

Post Travel Wellness Programme
11:30  to  12:00
Networking Lunch
12:00  to  13:00

Once you have registered, take the opportunity to network, meet & greet with other C-Suite Executives attending East Tech West. 

Welcome and Introductions
14:30  to  15:15

14:30-14:50 – Welcome Address by Mayor Wen Guohui of Guangzhou & KC Sullivan

14:50-15:00 - Introductions from CNBC talent

15:00-15:15 – Keynote speech by Cai Chaolin, Party Secretary of Nansha District

Speakers:
WEN GUOHUI. Mayor of Guangzhou.
CAI CHAOLIN. Member of the Standing Committee of CPC Guangzhou Committee.
Smart Transportation in Smart Cities
15:20  to  15:35

FIRESIDE CHAT: Henry Liu, VP & Chief Scientist on Smart Transportation, DiDi

DiDi is a major Chinese ride-sharing, artificial intelligence and autonomous technology conglomerate, providing transportation services for 550 million users across over 400 cities.

Speaker:
HENRY LIU. VP and Chief Scientist on Smart Transportation. DiDi.
Coffee and Networking Break
15:40  to  15:55
Global Investment Outlook
16:00  to  16:15

FIRESIDE CHAT: Jing Ulrich, MD & Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific, JPMorgan Chase

Jing provides strategic advice to the firm’s most senior global clients across all sectors and asset classes, working to foster greater cross-border collaboration in Asia Pacific and the rest of the world.

Speaker:
JING ULRICH. MD and Vice Chairman of APAC. JPMorgan Chase & Co..
VC Outlook
16:20  to  16:35

FIRESIDE CHAT: Jing Ulrich, MD & Vice Chairman of Asia Pacific, JPMorgan Chase

Jing provides strategic advice to the firm’s most senior global clients across all sectors and asset classes, working to foster greater cross-border collaboration in Asia Pacific and the rest of the world.

Speaker:
JIXUN FOO. Managing Partner. GGV Capital.
Chinese Internet Trends Report
16:40  to  16:55

FIRESIDE CHAT: Edith Yeung, Head, 500 Startups China

Edith has invested in over 40 mobile, VR, AR, AI and machine learning start-ups. She will provide us with crucial insights into the trends driving the successes in China and uncover her key findings from the Chinese Internet Trends Report.

Speaker:
EDITH YEUNG. Head of Greater China & Partner. 500 Startups.
The Greater Bay Area
17:00  to  17:15

FIRESIDE CHAT: Alan Ai, Greater China GM, WeWork    

WeWork is planning to triple its number of locations in Hong Kong to at least 18 within the next two years and has just opened the first centre in the city’s Kowloon area. Their expansion in the area is aimed at connecting with more creators, “amplifying synergies” in the Greater Bay Area and catering to businesses’ evolving needs in the region.

Speaker:
ALAN AI. GM, Greater China. WeWork.
Future of Transportation / Smart Cities
17:20  to  17:35

FIRESIDE CHAT: Shu Youxing, President, BYD Automotive Intelligent Ecological Research Institute

BYD is devoted to technological innovations for a better life. The company has played a significant role in industries related to electronics, automobiles, new energy and rail transit.

CNBC Catalyst Panel Debate
17:35  to  18:00

Details to be confirmed shortly

Welcome Reception
18:00  to  19:00
Speakers' Dinner
19:00  to  21:00