A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
USC Shanghai Entrepreneur Forum
The USC Alumni Club of Shanghai will host the USC Shanghai Entrepreneur Forum on Sunday, November 15th.
This year's forum theme is Technology, Media & E-Commerce. More than 150 are expected to attend. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from and talk to leading entrepreneurs.
Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Woetzel
Dr. Jonathan Woetzel has been based in Shanghai for twenty years and headed McKinsey’s Global Institute. He works with Chinese businesses to develop strategies, organizations, and operations for global growth, and with city, regional, and national authorities on energy, sustainability, and economic development. He has advised China’s State Economic Commission and has conducted more than sixty projects for local Chinese governments. He earned his doctorate at USC and he teaches at the Peking University Guanghua School of Management, the China-Europe International Business School, and the Shanghai Jiaotong University Antai School of Business. In addition to writing numerous McKinsey studies, especially on urbanization, Woetzel is the author of many books, including No Ordinary Disruption: The Four Global Forces Breaking All the Trends (with Richard Dobbs and James Manyika, 2015), The One Hour China Consumer Book: Five Short Stories That Explain the Brutal Fight for One Billion Consumers (with Jeffrey Towson, 2015), The One Hour China Book: Two Peking University Professors Explain All of China Business in Six Short Stories (with Jeffrey Towson, 2014), Operation China: From Strategy to Execution (with Jimmy Hexter, 2007), Capitalist China: Strategies for a Revolutionized Economy (2003), and China's Economic Opening to the Outside World: The Politics of Empowerment (1989).
Arman Zand, Founding Partner of Red Lion Capital
Art Dicker, Chairman of Trojan Venture Group
Daniel Chang, Founder and CEO Reyin (热音)
Harry Hui, Founder and Managing Director of ClearVue Partners
Horace Cheng, Founder and Managing Director of IDEATE Ventures
James Huang, Managing Partner of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers China
John Au, Director of Peacock Capital Group
John Loong, Founder and CEO of MeiToday (美天)
Justin Tan, COO of AVD Digital Media
Ker Gibbs, Investment Partner of BW Ventures
Nicolas du Cray, Venture Partner of Iris Capital Management
Paris Xu, Founder and CEO of MsParis (女神派)
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Walk-in Price: RMB 500
Early Bird Special by Thursday, Nov 12
Regular Early Bird Price: RMB395;
USC Alumni and students' Early Bird Price: RMB295
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13:00 Registration + Entrepreneur & sponsor exhibition – part 1
13:30 Opening speech and keynote speaker
14:00 Entrepreneur presentation
14:30 Entrepreneur panel discussion
15:15 Coffee break + Entrepreneur & sponsor exhibition – part 2
15:45 Investor panel discussion
16:30 Closing remarks
17:00 Networking mixer + Entrepreneur & sponsor exhibition – part 3
18:30 End of event
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.