International Forum on China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Recent Policy Development and Responses from Other Countries
30 Nov 2016
The International Forum on “China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Recent Policy Development and Responses from Other Countries”, jointly organised by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Pan Sutong Shanghai-Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Centre and China Economic Research Programme of Lingnan University, Bauhinia Magazine, Chinese Association of Hong Kong & Macao Studies, Institute of Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Development Studies of Sun Yat-sen University, Hong Kong-Shanghai Economic Development Association and Association of Chinese Culture of Hong Kong, will be held on 3 December.
The Forum aims to review the responses from Belt and Road regions on the initiative, in particular responses from the academic sector, think tanks and related public organisations; it also provides an opportunity for experts and academics to further understand the latest developments on related policies since the Belt and Road initiative was proposed three years ago, with a view to promoting in-depth mutual dialogue and cooperation.
Details of the forum are as follows:
Date : 3 December 2016 (Saturday)
Time : 9:00am – 4:00pm
(Media registration starts at 8:30am; Opening Ceremony 9:00am – 9:50am)
Venue : Grand Ballroom, 1/F, Harbour Grand Hong Kong Hotel, Fortress Hill, Hong Kong
Mr Lei Haiqiu, Deputy Director of Department of Economic Affairs of the Liaison Office, the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Prof Leonard K Cheng, President, Lingnan University
Mr Yang Yong, Chairman and Chief Editor, Bauhinia Magazine
Mr Huang Pouxing, Vice-Chairman and General Secretary, Association of Chinese Culture of Hong Kong
Forum rundown and speakers: Please refer to the attachment.
Members of the media are cordially invited to attend the Opening Ceremony of the Forum. For enquiries, please contact Ms Melody Chan (Tel: 2616 8856 / 5321 1137; email: firstname.lastname@example.org) or Mr Terence Poon (Tel: 2616 8953 / 9192 1955; email: email@example.com) of the Office of Communications and Public Affairs, Lingnan University.