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April 21 (Friday)  6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Registration and Networking
Charles Hotel 3rd Floor

April 21 (Friday)  7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Welcoming Ceremony 
Charles Hotel Ballroom

Mark Elliott,  Vice Provost of International Affairs, Harvard University
Zhang Meifang, Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of the PRC in New York
Stephen Orlins, President, National Committee on United States-China Relations
Lee Zhang, Founder, Chairman and CEO, iKang Healthcare Group; Co-founder, Harvard China Forum
Tad Smith, President and CEO, Sotheby’s
Guo Guangchang, Chairman, Fosun International Limited
Lawrence Tian, Founder, China Enterpreneurs Forum; Founding Partner, Yuanming Capital

(Tea Break)

Lucy Peng Lei, Co-founder, Alibaba; Chairwoman of Ant Financial
Lei Jun, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Xiaomi 

MC:
Tian Wei
, Anchorwoman, CCTV

April 22 (Saturday)  8:00 am – 9:00 am
Registration and Networking
Harvard Business School Meredith Room (inside Spangler Center)

April 22 (Saturday)  9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pitch Competition 
Harvard Business School Burden Hall

Judges:
Bob Xu Xiaoping  (Opening Remarks), Founder, ZhenFund
David Chao *, Co-Founder and General Partner, DCM Ventures
Matt Cheng, Founding Partner, Cherubic Ventures
Li Feng *, Founding Partner, FreeS Fund
Jun LiManaging Partner, SV Tech Ventures
Pan Shiyi *, Chairman and Co-founder, SOHO China
Hans Tung *, Managing Partner, GGV Capital
Zhang Shoucheng *, Founding Chairman, Danhua Capital; Professor of Physics, Stanford University
Anna Fang, Partner and CEO, ZhenFund
Lu Zhang, Founding and Managing Partner, Fusion Fund
Andrew Gu, Founding Partner, Danhua Capital

MC:
Jiang Changjian, Host, Jiangsu TV’s Super Brain; Associate professor of International Studies, Fudan University

Once all team presentations are completed, judges with “*” will speak a panel discussing the Pitch finalist projects and entrepreneurship. Judges without “*” will speak on the “Night Conversation: Frontiers of Venture Capital” panel on the same evening at 9-10:30pm at Northwest 102 (see below) .

April 22 (Saturday)  12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Lunch Talks
Harvard Business School Aldrich Hall
* Registration Required *

Lunch Talk 1: Trends in U.S. Immigration Policy: A Guide to Developments in 2017 and Beyond
Aldrich 107

Jonathan Fantini-Porter, U.S. Department of Homeland Security official (2010-2016)

Lunch Talk 2: Historical Preservation in China’s Megacities
Aldrich 108

Yu Sijia, President, Shanghai City Horizon Investment Company Ltd.; Former Chief Planner, Shanghai Municipal Government Urban Planning and Land Resource Bureau

Lunch Talk 3: Private Enterprise: Driving Growth and Innovation
Aldrich 007

Zhang Yue, Chairman, Broad Group
Cheng Li-Lan, COO, E-House (China) Holdings Limited
Kathleen Chien, COO, 51job

 Lunch Talk 4: Culture and Entertainment in the Mobile Age
Aldrich 008

Dino Ying, Chairman, Yingxiong Entertainment 
Ray Tong, Chairman and CEO, ChineseAll 

Lunch Talk 5: Choose Your Strength: A Conversation with Yiting Liu
Aldrich 009

Yiting Liu, Partner and COO, Coalescence Partners

Lunch Talk 6: Building Startups for Billions
Aldrich 010

Wayne Chang, Entrepreneur and Angel Investor
Nancie Zhu (Moderator), Anchorwoman, Phoenix Infonews Channel 

Lunch Talk 7: Industry Unicorn: From Campus to the World
Aldrich 011

Dai Wei, Founder, ofo
Selina Wang (Moderator), TV Reporter, Bloomberg News

  April 22 (Saturday)  1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Opening Ceremony
Harvard Business School Burden Hall

Chen Dongsheng, Chairman and CEO, Taikang Insurance 

(Dialogue)
Hank Paulson, Former Secretary of the Treasury, USA
Fred Hu, Founder and Chairman, Primavera Capital

(Dialogue)
Mark Cuban, Entrepreneur; Owner, the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks
Richard Lui (Dialogue MC), News Anchor, MSNBC and NBC News

Arianna Huffington, Founder & CEO, Thrive Global
Xu Chen, Chairman, China General Chamber of Commerce – USA; President and CEO, Bank of China USA
Cho Tak Wong, Chairman, Fuyao Glass
Adam Tan, CEO, HNA Group
Liu Zhen, SVP, Bytedance (Toutiao)

Moderator:
Wang Guan, Chief Correspondent, CCTV America 

April 22 (Saturday)  3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Keynote Panel | US-China Relations in a Time of Uncertainty
Harvard Business School Burden Hall

Stephen Orlins, President, National Committee on United States-China Relations
Graham Allison, Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard University; Founding Dean, Harvard Kennedy School
Anthony Saich, Director of the Harvard University Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Daewoo Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University
Pieter Bottelier, Economist; former senior adviser to the vice president for East Asia, the World Bank
Wang Guan (Moderator), Chief Correspondent, CCTV America 

April 22 (Saturday)  5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Panel: Education and Philanthropy | For a Better Future
Harvard Business School Burden Hall
(Panel Language: English)

Qin Yuefei, Co-founder, Serve for China
Nancy Yao Maasbach, President, Museum of Chinese in America
John Holden, Associate Dean, Yenching Academy of Peking University; Former President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations 
Jiang Changjian (MC), Host, Jiangsu TV’s Super Brain; Associate professor of International Studies, Fudan University

April 22 (Saturday)  5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Panel: Entertainment | New Realms of Global Entertainment
Harvard Business School Aldrich 112
(
Panel Language: English)

Geling Yan, Author and Scriptwriter
Colin Brady, Animator
Ray Tong, Chairman and CEO, ChineseAll 
Bonnie ChenSupermodel, Actress, Charity Fundraiser
Ruben Igielko-Herrlich,
Founding Partner of The Propaganda Company
Xing Wenning (MC), Managing Director, Hearst Corporation China 

April 22 (Saturday) 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Panel: Arts | Contemporary Arts with Chinese Characteristics
Harvard Business School Spangler Auditorium
(Panel Language: Bilingual)

Jinqing Caroline Cai, Chairman, Christie’s China
Ni Jun, Artist; Professor, China Central Academy of Fine Arts
Sebastian Cwilich, President & COO, Artsy
Stephen Sun, Founder, Woo Scarf & Shawl
Eugene Wang (MC), Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Professor of Asian Art, Harvard University  

April 22 (Saturday) 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Fireside Chat  1: Opportunities and Challenges – The Journey of Chinese Brands in the U.S.
Harvard Business School Aldrich 108

Joe HanPresident, China Telecom Americas
Cho Tak Wong, Chairman, Fuyao Glass
Xu ChenChairman, China General Chamber of Commerce – USA; President and CEO, Bank of China USA
Niansheng Zhang
, Bureau Chief of North American Center, People’s Daily
Shau Zhang (Moderator), Partner and Americas China Overseas Investment Market Leader, EY

April 22 (Saturday) 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Fireside Chat  2: Entrepreneurship in China and the US
Harvard Business School Aldrich 109

Fritz Demopoulos, Founding Partner, Queen’s Road Capital; Co-founder, Qunar
Edward Zeng, Founder, China Bridge Capital

April 22 (Saturday) 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Fireside Chat  3: 
Disrupting Wealth and Asset Management in China
Harvard Business School Aldrich 110

Kenny Lam, ‎Group President, Noah Holdings Limited  

April 22 (Saturday) 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Fireside Chat  4: Value Investment in the Creativity of the Youth
Harvard Business School Aldrich 111

David Swensen, Yale’s Chief Investment Officer
Guolu Qiu, Chairman, Perseverance Asset
Jing Tan, Investor, expert in sharing economy, serial entrepreneur
James Nolt, Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute
Lu Zhang, Founding and Managing Partner, Fusion Fund
Jingyuan Wang, Founder, NewDo Venture
Tony Gao, Co-founder, EasyTransfer

April 22 (Saturday) 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Attendee Mixer
Northwest Building Atrium

Featuring cocktail reception and booths by top startups, including finalists of Harvard China Pitch 2017 and winners of Harvard China pitch 2016.

Participants will be entered into a lottery for chances of winning Xiaomi Mi Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speakers, Mi Power Banks (portable chargers), Mi Band2, delicate cashmere scarves sponsored by Woo, as well as autographed books by our speakers. If you plan on consuming alcoholic drinks, please bring a government-issued ID.

* Advance registration is required if you do not hold a ticket to HCF 2017. Please register at hcfmixer.eventbrite.com (ticket includes both Attendee Mixer and the two Night Conversations below).

April 22 (Saturday) 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Night Conversation 1: Frontiers of Venture Capital
Northwest Building 103

Anna Fang, Partner and CEO, ZhenFund
Matt Cheng, Founding Partner, Cherubic Ventures
Lu Zhang, Founding and Managing Partner, Fusion Fund
Edward Zeng, Founder, China Bridge Capital 
Hans Tung, Managing Partner, GGV Capital

* Advance registration is required if you do not hold a ticket to HCF 2017. Please register at hcfmixer.eventbrite.com (ticket includes both Attendee Mixer and the two Night Conversations).

April 22 (Saturday) 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Night Conversation 2: Two-Way Street of U.S.-China Investments
Northwest Building 101

John Holden, Associate Dean, Yenching Academy of Peking University; Former President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations 
Jerry Lou, Founding Partner, Everpine Capital; former Managing Director, Morgan Stanley China

Yeeli Hua Zheng, China Chief Representative, NASDAQ Inc.
Zhang Yong (MC), CEO, Global Innovation Dreamworks; Founding Editor-in-Chief, Harvard China Review

* Advance registration is required if you do not hold a ticket to HCF 2017. Please register at hcfmixer.eventbrite.com (ticket includes both Attendee Mixer and the two Night Conversations).  

April 23 (Sunday) 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Panel: Entrepreneurship | A New Age of Chinese Entrepreneurship
Science Center B
(Panel Language: English)

Dai Wei, Founder, ofo
Bill Liu ZihongFounder and CEO, Royole Corporation
Lee Zhang, Founder, Chairman and CEO, iKang Healthcare Group; Co-founder, Harvard China Forum
Fan Ling, Founder, Tezign
Kaiser Kuo (MC), Founder and Host, Sinica Podcast

April 23 (Sunday) 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Panel: Finance and Economics | Globalization and Protectionism
Science Center D
(Panel Language: Chinese)

Zhu Yunlai, Financial Expert
David Daokui Li, Mansfield Freeman Chair Professor of Economics, Tsinghua University; Dean of the Schwarzman Scholars
Xiang Bing, Founding Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Mao Zhenhua, Founder and President, China Chengxin Credit Management
Wang Boming, Editor-in-Chief, CAIJING Magazine
Tian Wei (Moderator), Anchorwoman, CCTV

April 23 (Sunday) 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Panel: Manufacturing | The “Made in China” Trademark
Science Center A
(Panel Language: Bilingual)

Cho Tak Wong, Chairman, Fuyao Glass
Shau Zhang
, Partner and Americas China Overseas Investment Market Leader, EY

Jeff Zhao, Vice President, Beijing West Industries Group 
Jia Bo, Executive Vice President, CRRC MA Corporation
Willy Shih (Moderator), Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of Management Practice in Business Administration, Harvard Business School 

April 23 (Sunday) 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Panel: Futuristic Technologies | Innovations in AI and Biotech
Science Center B
(Panel Language: English)

Feng Zhang, Investigator, McGovern Institute for Brain Research; James and Patricia Poitras Professor in Neuroscience at MIT
Lufeng Gao, Chairman and CEO of Segway
Jianxiong Xiao, Founder and CEO of AutoX, Founding Director of Princeton Computer Vision and Robotics Labs
Weijia (Victor) Wang, Founding and Managing Partner, CEG Ventures Palo Alto; Chairman, Chinese Enterprise Institute
Zhang Shoucheng (Moderator), JG Jackson and CJ Wood Professor of Physics at Stanford University, Founding Chairman of Danhua Capital

April 23 (Sunday) 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Panel: Sustainability | Opportunities in Sustainable Development
Science Center D 
(Panel Language: Chinese)

Zhang Yue, Chairman, Broad Group
Wang Haifeng, Founder and CEO, Fenergy Innovation Technology
Kevin Tu, China Program Manager, International Energy Agency
Dai Mingfang, CEO, Hanergy Holding Group Ltd. 
He Qiqiang, Chairman, Guangdong Chant Group Inc. 
Felix Zhang, Co-founder and Group Executive Director, Envision International
Zhang Yong (Moderator), CEO, Global Innovation Dreamworks; Founding Editor-in-Chief, Harvard China Review

April 23 (Sunday) 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Panel: China and the World | One Belt, One Road
Science Center A
(Panel Language: English)

Amy Celico, Principal, Albright Stonebridge Group
Norman Liu, Former Chairman & CEO, GE Capital Commercial Aviation Services
Wu XinboProfessor & Director, Center for American Studies; Executive Dean, Institute of International Studies of Fudan University
Zhu Yunlai, Financial Expert 
Nancie Zhu (Moderator), Anchorwoman, Phoenix Infonews Channel

April 23 (Sunday) 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Fireside Chat: Beijing Influence
Pierce 209

Huang Geng, Founder and Chairman, Beijing HuangJiHuang Restaurant Management
Wu Hui, Deputy General Manager , Beijing Huajiang Culture Development Co.Ltd
Jia Feiyue, General Manager, Beijing Huatian Restaurant Group Corp.
Wang Ze, Chairman, Shunxin Holding Group Co., Ltd.
Sun Jie, Chairman, Beijing Er shang Group Co., Ltd.
An Ting, Chairman, Xi-Ken International Culture and Development Co., Ltd.
Zhang Qing (Moderator), Deputy Director, Beijing Influence

April 23 (Sunday) 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Fireside Chat: Why We Serve — “Serve for China” Info Session
Science Center E

Qin Yuefei, Founder, Serve for China

April 23 (Sunday) 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Closing Ceremony
Charles Hotel Ballroom

Richard Cooper (Dialogue), Professor of International Economics, Harvard University; former Chairman, the National Intelligence Council
David Daokui Li (Dialogue), Mansfield Freeman Chair Professor of Economics, Tsinghua University; Dean of the Schwarzman Scholars
Weili Dai, Co-founder, Marvell Technology Group
Geling Yan, Author and Scriptwriter
Pan Shiyi (Dialogue), Chairman and Co-founder, SOHO China
Xiang Bing (Dialogue), Founding Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business
Xiao-Li Meng, Dean, Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Carol Yu (Moderator), Assistant Chief Editor of Phoenix Infonews Channel

April 23 (Sunday) 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Career FairCharles Hotel First Floor

As China’s economy continues to grow, the country’s businesses are also striving to make expand operations abroad. Harvard China Forum invited more than 20 prominent employers (including our partners, Taikang Insurance Group, Noah Holdings, and China Telekom), bringing with them dozens of job openings to our career fair. Employers at the fair represent a wide range of industries, such as marketing, real estate, finance, and tech. We cordially invite you to come, especially if you are considering next steps in your career!