Friday 12 May 2017
9:30 am – 6:00 pm
“The Belt and Road:
A Catalyst for Connectivity,
N101 Hong Kong Convention
and Exhibition Centre,
1 Expo Drive, Wanchai
5 CPD points
will be accredited
|08:00 – 09:15||Registration|
|09:30 – 10:30||Opening Ceremony|
|10:30 – 10:50||Coffee Break|
|10:50 – 12:30||Plenary Session – “The Belt and Road: A Catalyst for Connectivity, Convergence and Collaboration”|
|12:40 – 14:00||Lunch|
|14:10 – 16:50||
Opportunities and Challenges for Bilateral and Multilateral Trade
The Belt and Road Initiative has brought vast opportunities for cross-border business. Speakers will examine legal, tax, financing and insurance issues relevant to bilateral / multilateral trade and M&A.
E-tools for International Trade
In the age of big data, block chain, cloud computing and virtual currencies are redefining international trade making it more efficient. However, could businesses harness the power of big data and prepare themselves for any possible backlash?
Resolving Disputes in Cross-border Trade
Demands for international dispute resolution services have grown significantly in the past decade. Speakers will examine different areas of dispute resolution practices.
|16:50 – 17:50||
Coffee Break and Business Speed-dating Session
In this “speed-matching” session, the floor is open for each interested participant to give a 3-5 minute presentation of his or her organisation and potential projects. The session aims at providing participants with an opportunity to meet delegates from other jurisdictions and to extend their network internationally for future collaboration.
|17:50 – 18:00||Closing Ceremony|
|18:00||End of Conference|
*Note: The conference will be conducted in English. Simultaneous interpretation in English/ Mandarin will be provided.