External Event Invites: CUHK Business School

Theme: The Rise of the Asian Century

Details:  It is the largest event of CUHK Business School in the year's series, held in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the CUHK and the Business School. Titled 'The Rise of the Asian Century', the forum will feature four world-renowned economists – Liu Mingkang, Robert C. Merton, Lawrence Lau and Fred Hu – who will present their views on the challenges and opportunities of Asia’s economic and financial development as China continues to gain prominence. They are also privileged to welcome as guest of honour the Honourable Mr. John Tsang, Financial Secretary of the HKSAR Government, sharing his insights in his opening address.


Global Leader Series Economic Forum: Wednesday 16 October 2013.


12:30pm-13:30pm (Registration) – providing light refreshments at your convenience

13:30pm-17:00pm (Economic Forum) – including a networking coffee break


The Grand Ballroom of Kowloon Shangri-la (九龍香格里拉大酒店宴會大禮堂)

Opening Address:

The Honourable Mr. John Tsang (曾俊華先生)
Financial Secretary, HKSAR Government

Keynote Speeches:

Prof. Liu Mingkang (劉明康教授)
Former Chairman, China Banking Regulatory Commission

Prof. Robert C. Merton (羅伯特‧默頓教授)
1997 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences;

School of Management Distinguished Professor of Finance, MIT Sloan School of Management

Prof. Lawrence Lau (劉遵義教授)
Chairman, CIC International (Hong Kong) Co., Limited  


Panel Discussion:

Moderator – Prof. Fred Hu (胡祖六教授)
Chairman, Primavera Capital Group


You are welcome to bring one guest to the event. To register, please send an email to (alumni_baf@cuhk.edu.hk) on or before Friday, 4 October 2013. If you wish to join with your guest, please also include your guest’s name, title, company and email to facilitate the logistics of your presence.

For more details: Please refer to the e-invitation