Asia Trade in the New Global Order: An Asia House conference in Singapore

Thought-leaders on global trade and new technologies, including senior politicians and business figures, will assemble in Singapore this November for a major Asia House conference. Focusing on trade policy and the impact of new technologies on global business, Asia Trade in the New Global Order will provide insights and predictive analysis on the major shifts taking place in the trading landscape. Speakers include Kai-Fu Lee, Chairman, Sinovation Ventures; Gregory Hodkinson, Chairman, Arup; and Thierry de Longuemar, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, AIIB (TBC).

Thursday 22 November

08:00 - 14:00

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Asian Trade Flows: Major Shifts and New Dynamics

Asia House, in partnership with Standard Chartered, will be holding a roundtable discussion exploring the main drivers of future trade growth, and how Asia is at the centre of this expansion. Simon Cooper, Chief Executive, Corporate, Commercial and Institutional Banking, Standard Chartered Bank, will be joined by Dr Lorand Bartels, External Senior Counsel, Linklaters and Giammario Impullitti, Associate Professor, School of Economics, University of Nottingham to share their insights.

Tuesday 24 July 2018

08:00 - 10:00

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Kai-Fu Lee named Asia House Asian Business Leader 2018

Dr Kai-Fu Lee is Chairman and CEO of Sinovation Ventures – a leading Beijing-based technology investment firm focusing on developing the next generation of Chinese high-tech companies - and is one of the world’s premier thought-leaders on Artificial Intelligence. He will will receive the award at a gala dinner in Singapore on 22 November.

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Mary Starks, Director of Competition and Economics at the FCA, assesses blockchain

The Director of Competition and Economics at the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) shared her views on blockchain, it’s potential to transform global trade, and the opportunities and threats emerging with the technology. Mary Starks, who is also the Chief Economist at the FCA, was speaking at the Asia House conference, ‘Blockchain: Separating Hype from Reality,’ held in partnership with DWF.

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Expert speakers in this roundtable, held in partnership with Standard Chartered, will discuss the main drivers of future trade growth and how Asia is at the centre of this expansion.

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