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Thursday, June 8, 2023

[In-person] Miller Theater and Courtyard, Asia Society Hong Kong Center

Registration 17:45

Opening Remarks 18:00

Presentation 18:05

Dialogue 18:15

Q&A 18:35

Closing Remarks 18:55

Networking Drinks 19:00

ASHK Members and Oxford Alumni Ticket: HKD 100

Non-Member Ticket: HKD 150


Asia Society Hong Kong Center is proud to present Professor David Gann, Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford -- an internationally-recognized expert in innovation and entrepreneurship and an author of Demystifying China's Innovation Machine: Chaotic Order, a contemporary study of how innovation and entrepreneurship play a central role in China's economic success.

What factors best foster an innovation ecosystem? In conversation with Cindy Chow, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneurs Fund, Professor Gann will draw on his decades studying innovative environments and business leaders, and the experience of entrepreneurs, to inform us of the lessons he's learned, including from his most recent studies of China's innovation ecosystem, and to explore how economies and organizations can build their own successful ecosystems.

Jun 8, 2023

5:45 PM - 7:30 PM (GMT+8)

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Miller Theater, Asia Society Hong Kong 麥禮賢劇場, 亞洲協會香港中心
9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, HONG KONG

Hong Kong SAR (China)

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Program Rundown

  • 5:45 PM - 6:00 PMRegistration
    6:00 PM - 6:05 PMOpening Remarks
    6:05 PM - 6:15 PMPresentation

    David Gann

    Pro-Vice-Chancellor at University of Oxford

    6:15 PM - 6:35 PMDialogue

    David Gann

    Pro-Vice-Chancellor at University of Oxford

    6:35 PM - 6:55 PMQ&A Session

    David Gann

    Pro-Vice-Chancellor at University of Oxford

    6:55 PM - 7:00 PMClosing Remarks
    7:00 PM - 7:30 PMNetworking Drinks


  • David Gann (Pro-Vice-Chancellor at University of Oxford)

    David Gann

    Pro-Vice-Chancellor at University of Oxford

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  • Cindy Chow (Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund)

    Cindy Chow

    Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund

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ASHK Members Ticket
Member Price HKD 100
Non-Member Ticket
HKD 150


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