Asian Finance Forum

Date: 15 - 16 Jan 2018
Location: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong, China

The Asian Financial Forum (AFF) brings together some of the most influential members of the global financial and business community to discuss developments and trends in the dynamic markets of Asia. In 2017, over 100 internationally respected leaders in government, financial and business sectors gathered for groundbreaking discussions about opportunities and challenges facing Asia.

The tenth AFF attracted more than 2,900 participants from 50 countries and regions, about 85% of them were CEOs and senior decision makers. More than 440 journalists and media representatives attended the forum.

Agenda

15 January 2018 - Day 1

09:00 – 09:20

Opening Session

Welcome Remarks: Mr Vincent HS Lo, GBM, GBS, JP

Chairman, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

09:20 – 10:35

Plenary Session

Panel Chair: Mr James Lau, JP

Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

10:35 – 10:55

Coffee Break

10:55 – 12:10

Policy Dialogue: Impact of China Policies on Global Economic Development

Panel Chair: Mr Norman T. L. Chan, GBS, JP

Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority

12:30 – 14:00

Keynote Luncheon

Moderator: Mr Victor L. L. Chu

Chairman, First Eastern Investment Group

Speaker: Hon. Jacob J. Lew

76th United States Secretary of the Treasury

14:15 – 15:30

Panel Discussion on Global Economy

Panel Chair: Dr the Hon Victor K. Fung, GBM, GBS

Group Chairman, Fung Group

14:30 – 15:15

Individual Dialogue(s)

15:30 – 16:45

Panel Discussion on China Opportunities

Panel Chair: Mr Ronnie C. Chan, GBM

Chairman, Hang Lung Properties Limited

15:45 – 16:30

Individual Dialogue(s)

16:00 – 17:00

Dialogue with Hon. Jacob J. Lew

Moderator: Mr Sanjeev Chatrath

Managing Director, Region Head, Asia, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters

Speaker: Hon. Jacob J. Lew

76th United States Secretary of the Treasury

16:45 – 17:15

Coffee Break

17:15 – 18:00

Keynote Address (To be confirmed)

18:15 – 20:00

Cocktail Reception

Welcome Remarks: Ms Diana Cesar

Group General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong,

The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

16 January 2018 - Day 2

08:15 – 09:15

Breakfast Panel on “Hong Kong Connects: Mainland China and Beyond: Stock, Bond, Mutual Recognition

09:45 – 10:45

Concurrent Sessions

(Hosted by sponsors or by TDC in collaboration with institutions)

10:45 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:15

Concurrent Sessions

(Hosted by sponsors or by TDC in collaboration with institutions)

12:30 – 14:00

Keynote Luncheon

Speaker: Professor Daniela Rus

Director, Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL), and Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

14:30 – 15:30

Concurrent Sessions

(Hosted by sponsors or by TDC in collaboration with institutions)

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:00

Concurrent Sessions

(Hosted by sponsors or by TDC in collaboration with institutions)

17:15 – 18:00

Keynote Address (To be confirmed)

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