SCMP Presents the China Conference: Hong Kong 2023 – Towards a Smart and Connected Future

Hong Kong, (June 12, 2023) – The South China Morning Post (SCMP) is proud to present the 5th edition of the China Conference: Hong Kong, which will take place on June 20th at the St. Regis Hong Kong. The hybrid conference brings together senior government officials, business leaders, diplomats, and entrepreneurs for comprehensive dialogues on the flourishing opportunities and industries within the Greater Bay Area and mainland China. These discussions will also delve into their far-reaching implications for Hong Kong and the global community.

Our esteemed speakers on the day include:

  • The Hon John Lee, SBS, PDSM, PMSM, Chief Executive of the HKSAR Government
  • The Hon Paul Lam, SBS, SC, JP, Secretary for Justice of the HKSAR Government
  • Christopher Hui, GBS, JP, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury of the HKSAR Government 
  • Elizabeth Wong, Director of Licensing and Head of Fintech unit, Intermediaries, Securities and Futures Commission
  • Victor Dawes, SC, Chairman of the Hong Kong Bar Association
  • Patrick Graham, Chief Executive Officer, Manulife Hong Kong & Macau
  • John Lee, Vice Chairman, Head of Greater China, Global Banking, UBS AG
  • Catherine Leung, Co Founder and Partner, MizMaa Ventures, Chairperson, The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies
  • Wang Jian, Founder, Alibaba Cloud
  • Andy Wong, Head of Innovation and Technology, Invest Hong Kong

A full list of the conference’s speakers can be accessed here

Deep dive topics on the day include:

  • Navigating the Future: Hong Kong’s Role in China’s Economic Vision
  • Creating a Connected Ecosystem: Fostering Advancement and Innovation in the Greater Bay Area and Beyond
  • The Financial Hubs: Synergic Potentials and Global Challenges for Hong Kong and Shanghai
  • Crypto’s New Frontier: Charting a Path Through Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities

The full agenda can be accessed here

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