Agenda

 



Day 1 Sydney : Monday, 11th November 2019
09:00-09:30
Welcome speech

Keynote speakers:

  • Gillian Larkins, Chief Financial Officer, Australian Securities Exchange
  • Tony Dong, Executive Director and China Coordinator, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation
  • Tom Millner, Director and Portfolio Manager, Contact Asset Management; Director, Washington H Soul Pattinson and Company and New Hope Corporation
09:30–10:00
Morning tea and networking
10:00
Ring of the bell

Participants:

  • Hon John Howard OM AC, 25th Prime Minister of Australia; Co-Chairman, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation
  • Tony Dong, Executive Director and China Coordinator, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation
10:15–10:40

Opening speech

Moderator:

  • Jack Huo, Executive Director and Chief Representative in Australia, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation

Keynote speakers:

  • Wang Xining, Charge D’ affaires, Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Commonwealth of Australia
  • Hon Andrew Robb AO, Former Australian Minister for Trade and Investment; Chairman, Robb Group; Advisory Council Member, Sino- International Entrepreneurs Federation
10:40–11:25
Panel discussion

The Future of China and Australia Business

The purpose of this panel is to highlight new growth points for trade and investment between China and Australia. Speakers will share their insights on the transformations taking hold in their respective fields. By the end of the panel, speakers will provide their individual answers to the question of: What emerging opportunity is no company preparing for?

Moderator:

  • Tony Dong, Executive Director and China Coordinator, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation

Speakers:

  • Dr Stephanie Fahey, Chief Executive Officer, Austrade
  • Yao Junliang, Chairman, Shanxi Meijin Energy
  • Paul Lederer, Chairman, Lederer Group; Chairman, Western Sydney Wanderers
  • Garth Hu, Executive Director and Head of Asia Practice, Morgan Stanley Australia
11:25–11:45
Keynote speech

Keynote speaker:

  • Hon John Howard OM AC, 25th Prime Minister of Australia; Co-Chairman, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation
11:45–12:30
Panel discussion

Partnerships: The Outperformers

Hear from business leaders who have brought to life extraordinary projects through China-Australia partnerships. From their first-hand accounts, what factors were key to the success of their respective ventures and partnerships? By the end of the panel, speakers will provide their individual answers to the question of: What mindset must a Chinese business leader develop, in order to build lasting relationships with her Australian partner? And vice versa?

Moderator:

  • David Koch, Executive Chairman, Pinstripe Media; Chairman, Port Adelaide Football Club

Speakers:

  • Evita Liu, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, New Hope Group International; Managing Director, New Hope Group Australia & New Zealand
  • David Hornery, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Officer, Judo Bank
  • Chen Ning, Deputy General Manager, Goldwind International; Vice President, Goldwind Australia; General Manager, Goldwind Capital Australia
  • John Pickhaver, Co-Head, Macquarie Capital, Australia & New Zealand
12:30–12:45
Keynote speech

Keynote speakers:

  • Craig Emerson, Former Australian Minister for Trade and Competitiveness; Director, Australian APEC Study Centre at RMIT; Advisory Council Member, Sino- International Entrepreneurs Federation

Moderator:

  • Jack Huo, Executive Director and Chief Representative in Australia, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation
13:30–14:30
Lunch
14:30–15:30
Concurrent breakout sessions

Innovation

Speakers:

  • Tony Jansz, Chairman, Clarence Professional Offices
  • Craig Blair, Found and Managing Director, Airtree Ventures

Sustainable city

Speakers:

  • Justin McCarthy, Head of Investor Relations, Lendlease
  • Michael Zhang, Executive Director and Head of Asia, Axius Partners
15:30–16:00
Networking break
16:00–17:00
Concurrent breakout sessions

Innovation

Speakers:

  • John Bartolotta, Chief Executive Officer, Royale Limousines
  • Wayne Mo, Chief Executive Officer, AL Capital; Director, McGrath

Sustainable city

Speakers:

  • George Georgiou, Chief Executive Officer, Eureka International Group
  • Scott Hutchinson, Chairman, Hutchinson Builders
14:30–17:45
Roundtable meeting

This session is held in a peer advisory board fashion, where the participants provide one another will feedback and suggestions. Invitation required.

18:00
Gala dinner

Keynote speakers:

  • Hon Warwick Smith AO, Chairman, Australia-China Council and National Fund for Australia-China Relations; Director, Seven Group Holdings and Estia Health; Advisory Council Member, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation
  • Wang Hongbo, Economic and Commercial Counselor, Chinese Consulate-General in Sydney
  • Tony Dong, Executive Director and China Coordinator, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation
Day 2 Sydney : Tuesday, 12th November 2019


Company visit



Group 1
Morgan Stanley Sydney

Morgan Stanley has been active in Australia for over 50 years, offering a full range of services to local and international clients.
Group 2
Cochlear - Macquarie University

ASX: COH
Market cap: $11.6 billion
Day 3 Melbourne : Wednesday, 13th November 2019
09:00-09:25
Welcome speech

Moderator:

  • Jack Huo, Executive Director and Chief Representative in Australia, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation
Keynote speakers:

  • Philip Le Liu, Councillor of City of Melbourne
  • Zeng Jianhua, Acting Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Melbourne
09:25-10:10
Panel discussion 

Seizing Emerging Opportunities

Join leading chairpersons and chief executives from China and Australia, for a dialogue on how they identify and seize emerging opportunities for their companies. What trends and statistics do they pay the most attention to? By the end of the panel, speakers will provide their individual answers to the question of: What sector transformations in China, should all Australian companies know about? And vice versa?

Moderator:

  • Tony Dong, Executive Director and China Coordinator, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation

Speakers:

  • Todd Barlow, Managing Director, Washington H. Soul Pattinson
  • Yao Junliang, Chairman, Shanxi Meijin Energy
  • Noel McNamara, Acting Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Bank Australia Limited
  • Qiu Wenkui, Chairman Zhongyi Holdings
10:10–10:20

Keynote speech

Keynote speaker:

  • Hon Lindsay Tanner, Former Australian Minister for Finance and Deregulation; Director, Suncorp Group; President, Essendon Football Club
10:20–11:05
Panel discussion

The Future of Food & Agribusiness

The leaders on the forefront of food & agribusiness will discuss how bilateral trade and investment in this sector will be shaped in the next 12 months. Which subsector will be affected the most by new technologies? By the end of the panel, speakers will provide their individual answers to the question of: What enormous potentials in this sector is no company tapping into?

Moderator:

  • Robert Poole, National Lead Partner of Agribusiness, KPMG Australia

Speakers:

  • Dan Zhiguo, Chairman, Wudeli Flour
  • Patrick Hutchinson, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Meat IndustryCouncil
  • Michael Whitehead, Head of Agribusiness Insights, ANZ
11:05-11:30Break
11:30–11:40
Keynote speech

Keynote speaker:

  • John Lord, Chairman, Huawei Australia
11:40–12:25
Panel discussion

New Frontiers for Innovation

The purpose of this panel is to explore: How can traditional companies can take advantage of new technologies? In China and Australia, what industries are being transformed by emerging technologies in a huge way? By the end of the panel, speakers will provide their individual answers to the question of: What important technology must all companies embrace in the next 12 months?

Moderator:

  • Andrew Sun, Partner, Deloitte Australia

Speakers:

  • Håkan Eriksson, Chief Technology Officer, Telstra
  • Kelvin Yeung, Chairman, Bridge Capital
  • Damien Moston, Managing Director, Lagardère Sports Australia
12:25–12:40
Keynote speech

Keynote speakers:

  • George Georgiou, Chief Executive Officer, Eureka International Group
Moderator:

  • Jack Huo, Executive Director and Chief Representative in Australia, Sino-International Entrepreneurs Federation
12:50–14:00
Lunch
14:30–15:30
Concurrent breakout sessions

Innovation

Speakers:

  • Paul Brennan, Chief Executive Officer, PolyNovo
  • Philippe Wolgen, Chief Executive Officer, Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals

Agribusiness

Speakers:

  • Wilton Yao, Managing Director, Jatenergy
  • Jon McNaught, Chief Executive Officer, Viplus Dairy
15:30–16:00
Networking break
16:00–17:00
Concurrent breakout sessions

Innovation

Speakers:

  • Neil Luo, Head of Growth, Airwallex
  • Bao Yong, Dean of Health Management and Service Innovation Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
17:00-17:30Networking
14:30–17:45
Roundtable meeting

This session is held in a peer advisory board fashion, where the participants provide one another will feedback and suggestions. Invitation required.
18:30
Gala dinner

Keynote speakers:

  • Kevin Louey, Councillor of City of Melbourne


Day 4 Melbourne : Thursday, 14th November 2019


Company visit



Group 1
Australia Post
Group 2
Austral Bricks - Wollert