International Conference on
Global Sustainability and the Belt and Road Initiative:
Engaging the World from Hong Kong
 
27 April 2018 (Friday)  |  Cho Yiu Conference Hall, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 

  Conference Programme
 08:30-09:00  Registration
 09:00-09:10  Welcome Message
  Prof. Fanny M. Cheung, Pro-Vice-Chancellor; Co-Director, Hong Kong Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies,
  The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 09:10-09:20  Group photo (for invited guests)
 09:20-11:00  Thematic Discussion (Session 1): Renminbi Internationalization, ODI, and Green Finance
  Moderator: Prof. Liugang Sheng, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  RMB Internationalization and the Belt and Road Initiative  
  Prof. Edwin L. C. Lai, Director, Center for Economic Development, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  Rising Consumerism, RMB Internationalization, and the Belt and Road Initiative  
  Dr Minggao Shen, Chief Economist and Managing Director, GF Securities, China
  Investing in the Belt and Road Initiative  
  Prof. Liugang Sheng, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  Prof. Huanhuan Zheng, Assistant Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  Dr Congyan Tan, Vice President, China Institute of Finance and Capital Markets
  Miss Jing Zhao, PhD Student, Department of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  From Brand to Green: The Role of CSR on Green Bond Issuance  
  Prof. Louis Cheng, Professor of Finance, School of Accounting and Finance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  Dr David Broadstock, Assistant Professor, School of Accounting and Finance, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 11:00-11:20  Networking break
 11:20-13:00  Thematic Discussion (Session 2): Green Energy and Technology
  Moderator: Prof. Yuan Xu, Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Resource Management,
                    The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  Technological Assessment of CO2 Capture and EOR/EGR-based Storage  
  Dr Gang Kevin Li, Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia
  The Transport of CO2 over the Sea Using a Proper Carrier  
  Dr Jin Shang, Assistant Professor, School of Energy and Environment, The City University of Hong Kong
  Qatari LNG: A Geopolitical Opportunity for East Asian LNG Integration  
  Dr Steven Wright, Associate Professor of International Relations, College of Humanities and Social Sciences,
  Hamad bin Khalifa University, Qatar
  Is It Worth Investing In? An Evaluation of the CTL-CCS Project in China  
  Prof. Lei Zhu, Associate Professor, Department of Applied Economics, Beihang University, China
 13:00-14:30  Lunch (for invited guests)
 14:45-16:30  Thematic Discussion (Session 3): Green Development and Sustainability
  Moderator: Prof. Carlos W. H. Lo, Head and Professor, Department of Government and Public Administration,
                    The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  Green Development and Sustainability in Russia: BRI Opportunities for the Achievement of SDGs  
  Prof. Yury E. Blagov, Director, PwC Center for Corporate Social Responsibility, Graduate School of Management,
  St. Petersburg University, Russia
  Hong Kong: City, Market, Energy Hub—A Tenuous Relationship  
  Dr Maria Francesch-Huidobro, Expert Associate, Carbon Care Asia Limited, Hong Kong
  Green Belt and Road? The Roles of Chinese NGOs  
  Prof. Kathinka Fürst, Associate Director, Environmental Research Center, Duke Kunshan University, China
  Meeting the Green Challenges and Opportunities of Hong Kong Manufacturers in China's Belt and Road Pathway:
  Experiences from the Pearl River Delta  

  Dr Ning Liu, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Policy, The City University of Hong Kong
  Prof. Carlos W. H. Lo, Head and Professor, Department of Government and Public Administration,
  The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  Dr Pansy H. Y. Li, Teaching Fellow, Department of Management and Marketing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 16:30-16:50  Networking break
 16:50-17:40  Roundtable Discussion Session
  Moderator: Prof. Ying-yi Hong, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Marketing;
                    Co-Convenor, Global China Research Programme, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 18:00-20:00  Farewell dinner (for invited guests)