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SMU CHINA FORUM

ON NEXT PHASE OF ECONOMIC REFORM: NEW NORMAL

The Third Plenary Session of the 18th Communist Party of China (CPC), held on Nov 2013, seek to address major issues concerning comprehensive and deepened reforms as China faces major economic and social challenges as the world’s second largest economy. In continuation of our inaugural China Forum in 2013, themed “Be China Ready”, we continue to discuss and analyse China’s economic growth and its impact on the world through a series of practical dialogs that will focus on issues such as the effectiveness of the policies implementation thus far, how China balance economic development together with social reform, how China establish a fair and more effective institutional mechanisms and how the people of China will benefit from its policies.

Invited speakers include, Professor Jia Qingguo, Dean of School of International Studies, Peking University; Standing Committee member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC); Member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC); Member of the Academic Degree Review Board of the State Council of China, his expertise in U.S.-China relations, relations between the Chinese mainland and Taiwan, Chinese foreign policy and Chinese politics. Professor Yuan Zhigang, Dean of School of Economics & Dean of China (Shanghai) Institute for Free Trade Zone Research, Fudan University; Member of the Chinese Ministry of Education Tertiary Education Adviser Committee; Member of the Chinese Ministry of Labor and Social Security Adviser Committee; Vice President of Shanghai Economist Society, he has won the China top economic honour, Sun Yefang Book Prize in Economics in 1997. Professor Sun XIaoxia, Dean of School of Law, Fudan University; Vice Chairman, China Jurisprudence Research Association; Member of Steering Committee of Legal Education, Ministry of Education; Member of National JM Education Steering Committee.

SMU China Forum Series is an annual China Forum held at Singapore Management University, which aims to provide a high-level dialogue platform for the exchange of ideas among leaders from the corporate, government and the academia community addressing on the key challenges and opportunities in China faced by local and foreign enterprises.

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新大中国论坛:经济改革“新常态”

2014年是中国政府落实十八届三中全会颁布《决定》的第一年,而经济改革是全面深化改革的重点,也是检验众多改革目标中能否顺利有成效实施的重要观察点。改革已是离弦之箭,困难重重,然而荆刺丛中下足易,明月帘下转身难,如何兼顾经济发展和改革并进、如何建立更加公平有效的体制机制、如何让人民群众在改革中受益等一系列实际问题是大家的关注所在,也是我们此次论坛的讨论重点,更是继新大于2013年举办的“透析中国,蓄势待发” 首届中国论坛对中国未来经济发展与与其对世界经济影响的进一步分析和阐述。

主讲嘉宾分别为贾庆国教授,北京大学国际关系学院院长、中国政协常委、外事委员会委员、国家监察部特邀检察员,是研究国际政治、中美关系、中国外交、台海两岸关系与中国外交的调整等方面的专家。袁志刚教授,复旦大学经济学院院长、复旦大学中国(上海)自贸区综合研究院院长、教育部经济学教学指导委员会委员、国家劳动和社会保障部专家咨询委员会委员、上海经济学会副会长等职,并于1997年获得中国经济学最高奖—孙冶方经济科学著。孙笑侠教授,复旦大学法学院院长、中国法理学会副会长、教育部法学教育指导委员会委员、全国法律硕士专业学位教育指导委员会委员、上海市人民政府行政复议委员会委员、上海市高级人民法院专家咨询委员会委员。

新大中国论坛系列,是在新加坡管理大学举办的年度中国论坛,举办目的在于加深了解中国作为全球第二大经济体的发展趋势和对亚洲以及世界的影响变化。论坛旨在作为一个新中交流平台,让政商学届齐聚一堂,结合新加坡实际发展经验和中国近年来的强发展劲趋势等方面来探讨亚洲及世界的未来变化,以及新加坡本土以及中资企业等各行业如何应对中国迅速变化而带来的机遇和挑战。


SMU - China Global Forum on 26th November 2014(Full-day)

 

Morning Session

Welcome Address:
致欢迎辞

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Professor Arnoud De Meyer, President Singapore Management University
梅雅诺教授,新加坡管理大学校长


 

Keynote Address:
主题报告

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International Challenges as China Enters a New Phase of Economic Reforms"
中国经济步入“新常态“的国际挑战

Professor JIA Qingguo, Dean, School of international Studies, Peking University; Standing Committee Member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference(CPPCC);
贾庆国教授,北京大学国际关系学院院长、中国政协常委、外事委员会委员、国家监察部特邀检察员,是研究国际政治、中美关系、中国外交、台海两岸关系与中国外交的调整等方面的专家  

袁志刚                      

“China's Financial Reform and RMB Internationalization"
中国的金融改革与人民币国际化

Professor YUAN Zhigang, Dean, School of Economics & Dean, China (Shanghai) Institute for Free Trade Zone Research (SIF), Fudan University; Member of the Chinese Ministry of Education Tertiary Education Adviser Committee;
袁志刚教授,复旦大学经济学院院长、复旦大学中国(上海)自贸区综合研究院院长、教育部经济学教学指导委员会委员、国家劳动和社会保障部专家咨询委员会委员、上海经济学会副会长等职,并于1997年获得中国经济学最高奖—孙冶方经济科学著  

孙笑侠                      

“The Reasons and the New Ideas of Rule of Law Reintroduced by CCP"
中国共产党重提法治的原因和新意

Professor SUN Xiaoxia, Dean, School of Law, Fudan University; Vice Chairman, China Jurisprudence Research Association; Member of Steering Committee of Legal Education, Ministry of Education;
孙笑侠教授,复旦大学法学院院长、中国法理学会副会长、教育部法学教育指导委员会委员、全国法律硕士专业学位教育指导委员会委员、上海市人民政府行政复议委员会委员、上海市高级人民法院专家咨询委员会委员

Questions and Answers Session chaired by:  
Professor Arnoud DE MEYER, President, SMU
梅雅诺教授,新加坡管理大学校长


 

Panel Discussion: The Next Phase of China's Reform: New Normal
专题讨论: 中国经济步入“新常态”

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Panelists 讨论嘉宾:

ZHANG Xiangdong, Founder, HiChina Web Solutions; Venture Partner, Softbank.
张向东先生,万网创始人、软银投资合伙人

Professor LIU Kang, Director, China Research Center, Duke University; Dean, Institute of Arts and Humanities, Shanghai Jiaotong University
刘康教授,美国杜克大学中国研究院院长、上海交通大学人文艺术研究院院长

Associate Professor YIN Chen, Vice Dean, School of Economics & Secretary-General of China(Shanghai) Institute of Free Trade Zone (SIF), Fudan University
晨教授,复旦大学经济学院副党委书记兼中国(上海)自贸区综合研究院执行秘书长

Associate Professor Henry GAO, School of Law, SMU; Advisory Board Member, WTO Chairs Programme, WTO Secretariat
高树超教授,新加坡管理大学法律学院教授、世贸组织教席计划咨询委员会委员  

Chairperson:
Professor James TANG, Special Advisor to President (China Initiatives); Dean, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University
邓特抗教授新加坡管理大学校长特别顾问(中国事务)、社会科学学院院长  

 

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Token of appreciations presented by:
Professor Rajendra K. SRIVASTAVA , Provost and Deputy President (Academic Affairs), SMU
新加坡管理大学教务长兼副校长


Lunch and Afternoon Session

Welcome Address
致欢迎辞

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From left to the right:
Professor Arnoud DE MEYER, President, Singapore Management University
梅雅诺教授,新加坡管理大学校长

MENG Fanqiu , President, China Enterprises Association (Singapore)
孟繁秋先生,中资企业新加坡协会会长

ZHENG Chao, Minister-Counsellor, Economic & Commercial Office of the China Embassy
郑超先生,中国驻新加坡大使馆经济商务处公使衔参赞  

 

MOU Signing
签约仪式

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Signatory by:
Professor Arnoud DE MEYER, President, Singapore Management University
梅雅诺教授,新加坡管理大学校长

MENG Fanqiu , President, China Enterprises Association (Singapore)
孟繁秋先生,中资企业新加坡协会会长  

Witness by:
ZHENG Chao, Minister-Counsellor, Economic & Commercial Office of the China Embassy
郑超先生,中国驻新加坡大使馆经济商务处公使衔参赞

Cao Yunchuan, Deputy General Manager, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited Singapore Branch
曹云川先生,中国工商银行新加坡分行副总经理

 

Lunch Roundtable: RMB's Internationalization
午餐论坛:人民币的国际化

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Discussants:
Cao Yunchuan, Deputy General Manager, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited Singapore Branch
曹云川先生,中国工商银行新加坡分行副总经理

Yaseen Anwar, Ex-Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan
安瓦尔先生,巴基斯坦前中央银行行长

Jimmy KOH, Head of Investor Relations & Research, UOB
许洲德先生,大华银行经济研究与投资联系主管

KE Liqun, Managing Director, Sinopec Century Bright Capital Investment (Singapore) Pte Ltd
柯立群先生, 中国石化盛骏国际(新加坡)投资有限公司总裁

Patrick NG, Group Treasurer, RGE Pte Ltd
金鹰集团司库

Key corporate members from China Enterprises Association (Singapore)  

Chairperson:
Associate Professor TAN Kim Song, School of Economics, SMU
陈金松教授,新加坡管理大学经济学院教授  

 

Identity Conflicts: an Interpretation of China's Recent Foreign Policy Behaviour

Speaker:
Professor JIA Qingguo, Dean, School of international Studies, Peking University; Standing Committee Member of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference(CPPCC);
贾庆国教授,北京大学国际关系学院院长、中国政协常委、外事委员会委员、国家监察部特邀检察员,是研究国际政治、中美关系、中国外交、台海两岸关系与中国外交的调整等方面的专家  

Discussant:
Associate Professor Li Mingjiang, Coordinator of China Programme, IDSS, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, NTU
李明江教授,南洋理工大学拉惹勒南国际问题研究学院、国防与战略研究院中国项目主任  

 

Parallel Seminar : Shanghai Free Trade Zone
平行讨论会: 上海自贸区

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Speaker:

Associate Professor YIN Cheng, Secretary-General of China(Shanghai) Institute of Free Trade Zone (SIF) & Vice Dean, School of Economics, Fudan University
晨教授,复旦大学中国(上海)自贸区综合研究院执行秘书长兼经济学院副党委书记  

Discussants:
Professor SUN Xiaoxia, Dean, School of Law, Fudan University; Vice Chairman, China Jurisprudence Research Association;
孙笑侠教授,复旦大学法学院院长、中国法理学会副会长、教育部法学教育指导委员会委员、全国法律硕士专业学位教育指导委员会委员、上海市人民政府行政复议委员会委员、上海市高级人民法院专家咨询委员会委员  

Key corporate members from China Enterprises Association (Singapore)

Chairperson:
Associate Professor Henry GAO, School of Law, SMU; Advisory Board Member of WTO Chairs Programme, WTO Secretariat
高树超教授,新加坡管理大学法律学院教授、世贸组织教席计划咨询委员会委员


 

SPEAKERS

 

arnoud_de_meyer_croppedArnoud De Meyer

President, Singapore Management UniversityProfessor De Meyer is the fourth President of Singapore Management University. Previously, he was Director of Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge where he was Professor of Management Studies and Fellow of Jesus College. He was associated for 23 years with INSEAD where he held various senior academic and administrative positions, including founding Dean of INSEAD’s Asia Campus in Singapore.Professor De Meyer has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, MBA and PhD in Management from the University of Ghent in Belgium. He also pursued his studies as a visiting scholar at the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA). His research interests are in manufacturing and technology strategy; the implementation of new manufacturing technologies; the management of R&D; how innovation can be managed more effectively; project management under conditions of high uncertainty; management and innovation in Asia; the globalisation of Asian firms; the management of novel projects; and e-readiness in Europe. His works are published widely in academic journals and books.Professor De Meyer has been consultant to a number of companies throughout Europe and Asia. He was a member of the Singapore Economic Review Committee (2002-2003), board member of the Infocomm Development Authority (2000-2003) and Sentosa Island Corporation (2001-2002). Currently, he is an external director of DassaultSystèmes SA (France), as well as a board member of the National Research Foundation, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, Temasek Management Services and Singapore Symphonia Company Limited. He is on the International Advisory Committee of the School of Business, Renmin University of China, as well as a member of the Academic Council of China Europe International Business School (CEIBS).

 

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Rajendraendra K. SRIVASTAVA

Provost and Deputy President (Academic Affairs), Singapore Management UniversityRajendra is provost and deputy president at Singapore Management University (SMU). Prior to joining SMU he was the Roberto C. Goizueta Chair in Marketing and Digital Commerce in the Goizueta Business School at Emory University where he also served as senior associate dean for academic programs. Before joining Emory, Rajendra held the George Kozmetsky Chair and served as senior associate dean for academic affairs, research, and collaborative programs (including executive education) at the University of Texas at Austin. He has also served as visiting professor at the London School of Business, Indian School of Business (Hyderabad), and Helsinki School of Economics (Aalto University).Rajendra established the Emory Marketing Institute (Emory MI) at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. Emory MI’s research priorities include issues related to brand and marketing performance management. He also established the Center for Customer Insight (CCI) at the University of Texas at Austin with support from Andersen Consulting (Accenture) and the 3M Foundation. As the Charles LeMaistre Fellow at the IC2 Institute he worked closely with the Austin Technology Incubator and served on the boards of technology‐based start‐ups for over 15 years.Academic Qualifications: Ph.D. (Business Administration), University of Pittsburgh; MS (Industrial & Systems Engineering), University of Rhode Island; MBA, University of Pittsburgh; MS (Industrial Engineering), University of Rhode Island; and B. Tech. (Mechanical Engineering), Indian Institute of Technology, KanpurSpecializations: Marketing Strategy, Marketing Metrics, and Brand/Customer Management. He is best known for his work on measuring the impact of marketing processes and market‐based investments (customers, channels, brands) on financial performance (e.g., Return on Marketing Investments, or “ROMI”) and shareholder value and for his research on competitive market structures.

 

 

James TangJames Tang

Professor & Dean, School of Social Sciences Singapore Management UniversityProfessor James T.H. Tang is Dean and Professor of Political Science, School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University (SMU). He is a specialist in international relations with special reference to China/Hong Kong and the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining SMU he was Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). A graduate of HKU, he obtained his Master of Philosophy in International Relations at Cambridge University, and Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science.Professor Tang began his academic career at the National University of Singapore in 1988 where he had his first full-time academic appointment. He joined HKU in 1991 and served as Head of the Department of Politics and Public Administration (1999-2002), Dean of Social Sciences (2002-2006), and founding director of the Master of International and Public Affairs programme. Professor Tang also held visiting appointments at leading universities in China, the UK, and the US and was a Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington D.C. (2005-06).Professor Tang has published extensively in his field and serves on the editorial boards of a number of academic journals includingAsian Politics and Policy, Journal of East Asian Studies, Pacific Review, Political Science and International Affairs of the Asia-Pacific. He is currently working on a project about the implications of the rise of China for international relations theory and regional governance in East Asia.
   

 

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TAN Kim Song

Associate Professor of Economics, Singapore Management UniversityCouncil Member of Economic Society of SingaporeIMF Consultant Professor Tan Kim Song is currently a faculty member in the School of Economics at Singapore Management University (SMU). Before joining SMU, he was a managing director at Bank Boston Financial and has also worked with other investment banks including Chase Manhattan and others primarily in the fixed income markets. Prior to that, he worked as a senior correspondent for the Straits Times, the national English newspaper in Singapore which covers political, economic, and business issues in the Asia Pacific region. In addition to his work at the SMU, Prof. Tan is also active in advisory work and private equity related businesses in the region, especially in the Mekong region and in China. Prof. Tan received his B. Economics (First Class Honors) from Adelaide University, and his PhD from Yale University.

 

 
   

Henry Gao

Henry Gao

Associate Professor of Law, Singapore Management UniversityMember, Advisory Board, WTO Chair Program, WTO SecretariatAssociate Professor Henry Gao obtained his Bachelor of Laws with the highest distinction from the China Youth Politics Institute in Beijing. Upon graduation, he was selected by the All-China Students Federation and the China Youth League as a recipient of the “Genius Power Scholarship,” the highest honor for university students in China. After that, he pursued his Master of Laws (LLM) at University College London (UCL), University of London as the first UCL/China Scholar. He then went to the United States for his Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) degree from Vanderbilt University. While at Vanderbilt, he was a Dean's Scholar for all three years. He also served for two terms as the President of International Law Society, and was selected at commencement as the first non-US student in the history of the university to receive the prestigious Raymonde Paul Scholarship in Transnational Law.Afterwards, Mr. Gao worked in Geneva as the first Chinese lawyer at the WTO Secretariat. With stints at both the Appellate Body Secretariat and Trade in Services Division, he assisted the Panel and Appellate Body in several high-profile cases.In addition to his scholarly work, Mr. Gao has been a consultant to many national governments and international organizations including the WTO, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank and APEC.

 

Last updated on 20 Oct 2015 .