Conference Schedule

Thursday, June 20

Opening Reception
Kathleen's Waitan Restaurant and Cocktails, Puxi
6:30 – 9:30 PM

Welcoming Remarks:

  • Peter Henry, Richard R. West Dean and William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Finance, NYU Stern
  • William R. Berkley, BS 1966, Vice Chairman, NYU Trustees; Chairman, NYU Stern Board of Overseers; Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, W.R. Berkley Corporation
  • Andre J.L. Koo, MBA 1994, Co-Chair, Shanghai 2013 Host Committee; Member, NYU Stern Board of Overseers; Chairman, Chailease Holding Company Limited
  • Peggy Yu Yu, MBA 1992, Co-Chair, Shanghai 2013 Host Committee; Executive Chairwoman, dangdang.com
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Friday, June 21

The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong, Shanghai ifc, 8 Century Avenue

Registration & Continental Breakfast
7:30 – 9:00 AM 

Welcoming Remarks
9:00 - 9:15 AM
Peter Henry, Richard R. West Dean and William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Finance, NYU Stern

Keynote Address
9:15 - 9:25 AM
SHEN Xiaoming, Vice Mayor, Shanghai Municipal Government

Break
9:25 AM

Morning Plenary Session: Focus on TURNAROUND: Third World Lessons for First World Growth
9:30 – 10:15 AM
In his new book TURNAROUND: Third World Lessons for First World Growth, Peter Henry argues that the common thread among successfully emerging economies is a disciplined, long-term commitment to pragmatic growth, executed with both vigilance and flexibility. Discussing the various development experiences across countries, Dean Henry will address issues of discipline, clarity, and trust in a global economic context.

Featuring Peter Henry, Richard R. West Dean and William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Finance, NYU Stern
Break
10:15 AM

In Conversation with ZHU Min

10:30 – 11:30 AM

Featuring:
  • Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran, China Business and Finance Editor, Shanghai Bureau Chief, The Economist 
  • ZHU Min, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Ideas Exchange: China's Economy in Transition
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Moderated by Vijay V. Vaitheeswaran, China Business and Finance Editor, Shanghai Bureau Chief, The Economist

Panelists:
  • QIAO Yide, Vice Chairman & Secretary General, Shanghai Development Research Foundation
  • Michael Spence, William R. Berkley Professor in Economics & Business, NYU Stern
Luncheon
12:30 – 2:00 PM

Manufacturing in China: Business as a Force for Change?
2:00 – 3:00 PM
The development of the Chinese economy has been accompanied by shifting social expectations of companies and the way in which they do business. Professors Michael Posner and Bruce Buchanan of NYU Stern's Business and Society Program will sit down with industry representatives to discuss the changing dynamics of manufacturing and labor in China.

Moderated by: Raji Jagadeesan, Associate Dean, China Initiatives, NYU Stern

Panelists:
  • Bruce Buchanan, C.W. Nichols Professor of Business Ethics, NYU Stern
  • Michael H. Posner, Professor of Business and Society, NYU Stern, and Former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, US Department of State
  • Louis Woo, Chairman, NC-IH Holdings Limited, a member of Foxconn Technology Group
  • YIN Guoxin, President, Chenfeng Group
Break
3:00 PM

Innovation, Globalization and Small Data
3 topics, 3 NYU Stern Professors, 30 minutes each

3:30 – 5:00 PM
Featuring:
  • Scott Galloway (Moderator), Clinical Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern & CEO, L2
  • Robert Salomon, MPhil 2000, PhD 2002, Associate Professor of International Management, and Daniel P. Paduano Faculty Fellow of Business and Ethics, NYU Stern
  • Luke Williams, Executive Director, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation and Clinical Associate Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, NYU Stern
Champagne Reception Featuring Moët Hennessy
5:00 – 6:30 PM

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Saturday, June 22


Registration & Continental Breakfast

7:30 – 9:00 AM
The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong, Shanghai ifc, 8 Century Avenue

NYU SHANGHAI & THE GLOBAL NETWORK UNIVERSITY
9:00 – 10:45 AM
As the newest portal campus of NYU’s innovative Global Network University, NYU Shanghai will offer students a world-class education in this dynamic and increasingly international city. Chancellor YU Lizhong, Vice Chancellor Jeffrey Lehman, and Dean of Business and Engineering Eitan Zemel will discuss this historic milestone in higher education.

Moderated by: Eitan Zemel, W. Edwards Deming Professor of Quality and Productivity, NYU Stern; Dean of Business and Engineering, NYU Shanghai; Vice Dean for Global and Executive Programs, NYU Stern

NYU Shanghai: Innovation in Chinese Higher Education, Innovation in Global Higher Education
Jeffrey S. Lehman, Vice Chancellor, NYU Shanghai

How Chinese Higher Education Will Change Between Now and 2022

Featuring:
Compare & Contrast: How China and America Differ in Their Approach to Fostering Innovation & Creativity
Ken Miller, Chairman, Advisory Board, NYU Shanghai Program on Innovation & Creativity; Senior Advisor, Teneo Holdings, LLC

How the NYU Shanghai Major Bridges Two Trends
Eitan Zemel, W. Edwards Deming Professor of Quality and Productivity, NYU Stern; Dean of Business and Engineering, NYU Shanghai; Vice Dean for Global and Executive Programs, NYU Stern

How the NYU Shanghai Model Attracts People Like Me
CHEN Yuxin, Wenliang Wang Distinguished Global Professor of Business, NYU Shanghai

Break
10:45 AM

Global Financial Stability: How Does China Measure Up?
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
NYU Stern Professor and Nobel Laureate Robert Engle will present his studies on global market volatility, exploring the factors that influence financial risk and stability. A panel of leading experts will then join him for a discussion of the future of banking and finance in China.

Featuring:
  • Robert Engle, Michael Armellino Professor of Management and Financial Services and Director, The Volatility Institute, NYU Stern
  • HUANG Yiping, National School of Development, Peking University; Former Chief Economist, Emerging Asia, Barclays Capital; and Former Chief Asia Economist, Citigroup
  • Timothy Moe, MBA 1984, Managing Director, Global Economics, Commodities, & Strategy Research, Global Investment Research, Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C.
Luncheon
12:00 – 1:30 PM

Transfer to Pudong Shangri-La, East Shanghai

1:30 – 2:00 PM
Attendees will be escorted on a walk across the street.  Shuttle service will also be available.

Educational Innovation at NYU Stern and Beyond
2:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Adam Brandenburger, J.P. Valles Professor of Business Economics and Strategy; Vice Dean for Graduate Education, NYU Stern
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Roundtable
2:30 – 3:15 PM
Moderated by Luke Williams, Executive Director, Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, and Clinical Associate Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship, NYU Stern

Featuring:
  • James Liang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Ctrip.com
  • YANG Chen, Founder and Managing Director, Red Fields Partners
Urbanization as Opportunity
3:15 – 4:15 PM
In its massive transition from rural to urban, China is now facing daunting challenges of quality and efficiency. Paul Romer, NYU Stern Professor and Director of the Urbanization Project, will explore what lessons can be learned from China's urbanization experience.

Closing Remarks
4:15 – 4:30 PM
  • Peter Henry, Richard R. West Dean and William R. Berkley Professor of Economics and Finance, NYU Stern
Transfer to The Ritz-Carlton Shanghai, Pudong
4:30 p.m.
Attendees will be escorted on a walk across the street.  Shuttle service will also be available.

Closing Dinner

Shanghai Science & Technology Museum, Pudong
7:00 PM – Midnight
Cocktail attire
Cocktails (7:00 – 8:30 PM)
Dinner (8:30 PM – Midnight)