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SupChina holds NEXT CHINA Conference in New York

On January 17, 2018, SupChina, in collaboration with The China Institute held the conference 'NEXT CHINA: How the Middle Kingdom Will Reshape Your World' in New York. The conference consisted of five forums, each touching on key topics such as Technology, Economy, Healthcare, Politics and Philanthropy. 

Focusing on recent trends in China's transformation from a low-cost manufacturing powerhouse to a an increasingly innovative and high-tech world player, the conference explored China's latest developments in terms of EV tech, AI, healthcare,  investment opportunities and the economic outlook for 2018. 

In the field of philanthropy, John Long - CEO, Highridge Partners and Executive Committee member of GCPI had the opportunity to present the GCPI project to the over 400 attendees and expert fellow speakers as well as take part in a panel discussion on the topic of philanthropy. Vivian Long, Director of the Long Family Foundation and GCPI partner, meanwhile, elaborated on the future of philanthropy with regards to next generation Chinese and overseas Chinese.    

NEXT CHINA: How the Middle Kingdom Will Reshape Your World

  • Registration 8:20am

  • WELCOME REMARKS  9:00am - 9:05am
    Anla Cheng, Founder, CEO, SupChina 

  • KEYNOTE 9:05am – 9:25am
    China's Economic Future - to be Powered by its Consumers
    J Michael Chu - Founder and Co-CEO, L Catterton, leading global consumer-focused private equity firm

  • EMCEE  9:25  
    Wenni Wu, Head of Strategy, Oenus Capital

  • POLITICS 9:25am – 10:10am   
    Moderator: Jeremy Goldkorn, Editor-in-Chief, SupChina
    The next five years in Chinese leadership
    Elizabeth Economy - Council on Foreign Relations, Senior Fellow and Director for Asia
    Cheng Li - Brookings, Dir. of China Center and a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy program
    Mike Forsythe - New York Times journalist known for coverage of elite Beijing politics
    Michael Szonyi - Director, Fairbank Center of Chinese Studies, Harvard University

  • MACROECONOMICS 10:10am – 10:55am  
    Moderator: Dinda Elliott, Dir. Business Center, China Institute
    Stephen Roach - Senior Fellow, Yale University, ex- Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia
    Andy Rothman - Investment Strategist, Matthews Asia
    Don Straszheim - Sr Managing Director, Head of Evercore ISI's China Research

  • MORNING BREAK: 10:55 - 11:10

    11:10am – 12:10pm Moderator: Betty Liu, Bloomberg 
    How does giving amongst Chinese on two continents differ
    John Long - CEO, Highridge Partners and GCPI (Global China Philanthropy Initiative)
    Lulu C. Wang - CEO, Tupelo Capital 
    Shirley Wang - CEO, Plastpro
    Walter Wang - CEO, JM Eagle

  • NEXT GEN Speakers:
    Vivian Long  -  Director, Long Foundation
    Adley Chan  - Asst Prof of Occupational Therapy, USC 
    Zinan Crysti Chen - Uniwill, GP
    Niu Ben - President Laoniu B&S Foundation

  • LUNCH KEYNOTE  12:10pm  - 12:35pm 
    Peter Walker,  Director, Sr. Partner, McKinsey

  • LUNCH:  12:35pm - 1:35pm

  • EMCEE     1:35pm -  1:37pm  
    Soraya Darabi, Partner, SupChina

  • FINANCE/INVESTMENTS 1:35pm – 2:35pm Moderator: Wendy Cai, Partner, Oenus Capital
    Joseph Zeng - CEO, Greenwoods, HK 
    Eric Almeraz - Co-Founder, PM, Apis Capital 
    Yong Ma - EVP, Bank of China, Senior Risk Management
    Kenneth Tjan - Senior Partner, Value Partners

  • TECH 2:35pm – 3:35pm  
    Moderator: Kaiser Kuo, SupChina
    China vs U.S. tech – who leads
    Anna Fang - CEO, Founder, Zhen Fund
    Savio Tung - CEO, N.A, Investcorp, Head of Tech Investment; Board Dir, Bank of China
    Frederick Demopoulos - Founding Partner, Queens Road Capital; Qunar.com; Shawei.com

  • BREAK 3:35pm - 3:50pm

  • HEALTHCARE 3:50pm – 4:50pm 
    Moderator: James McCarron, Partner, Innovating Global Health
    The future of private healthcare in China
    Roberta Lipson - CEO, United Family Healthcare, the largest hospital chain in China
    John Foster       - Chair, CEO Healthpoint Partners
    Peikwen Cheng  - CEO and Founder, Yiviva
    Chunmei Li         - Director, Global Community Insights, Johnson & Johnson

    Moderator: Merit Janow, Dean, SIPA, Columbia University
    Leroy Chiao - NASA Astronaut, CEO, OneOrbit

  • SINICA LIVE PODCAST 5:15pm – 6:15pm  
    Moderators: Kaiser Kuo, Jeremy Goldkorn - Conventional wisdom proven wrong in China
    Yukon Huang - Senior Fellow, Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment

  • CONCLUSION REMARKS 6:15pm-6:20pm
    Anla Cheng - CEO, SupChina