14th Annual China Goes Global Conference ~ Pandemic, Globalization and China- Day 2


Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the 14th Annual China goes GlobalTM conference will be held in remote mode, hosted by emlyon business school Asia, sponsored by the Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University (Canada).

Day 1: PhD Workshop (Wednesday, August 5th, 2020)

Day 2: Online Conference (Thursday, August 6th, 2020)

Day 3: Paper Presentations and Discussions (Friday, August 7th, 2020)

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Platinum Sponsor:


Stragetic Partner:

Strategic Media Partner:

Day 2: Online Conference - Thursday, August 6th, 2020

8:00am-9:30am USA (East); 2:00pm-3:30pm Central European Time; 8:00pm-9:30pm China

* The time schedule for the online conference is based on the Chinese Standard Time (CST).


Conference Host: Dr. Françesca SPIGARELLI, Associate Professor of Applied Economics, at the University of Macerata and Director of the China Center


Opening Remark

Dr. Ilan ALON, President of CGA, Professor of Strategy and International Marketing at the University of Agder, Norway

Dr. Carolyn EGRI, Associate Dean, Research and International, Professor, Management and Organization Studies / Business and Society, William J.A. Rowe EMBA Alumni Professor, the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University


Keynote Speech

Ten years of Geely-Volvo Globalization

Mr. Shufu LI, President of Geely Group

How to Rebound Stronger from COVID-19: Resilience in Manufacturing and    Global Supply Chain

Ms. Gina QIAO, Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer, Chief Marketing Officer of Lenovo


Report Release

Top 100 Chinese Companies by Contributions to Belt & Road Initiative Host Countries

Mr. Da WEN, Chairman and editor-in-chief of National Business Daily

Prof. Junsong CHEN, Director of Global DBA Asia Track, Assistant Dean of emlyon business school Asia, DBA Advisor at emlyon business school

Ms. Suying LAN, Senior Editor at NBD International Communication Center


Round Table Discussion

Moderator: Prof. William Hua WANG, Associate Dean of emlyon business school, Dean of emlyon business school Asia, French Dean of Asia Europe Business School

Panelists: Dr. Yao LI, Chief Investment Officer of International Finance Corporation (IFC) of World Bank Group East Asia and Pacific

Mr. Patrick ZHONG, Founding Managing Partner of M31 Capital, Co-CEO of Giant     Network Group Co., Ltd

Mr. Panfeng CHEN, Founder and CEO of chuhai001.com Management Consulting Company, Author of “Huawei Globalization”

Mr. Steven ZHANG, Managing Director, Chief Economist, Head of Research of Morgan Stanley Huaxin Securities