Synergize GBA Forum 2023

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As the annual flagship program of the EY Greater Bay Area Center of Excellence, the Synergize GBA Forum aims to bring together a network of resources, knowledge and insights among all sectors while contributing to the national strategy of developing the Greater Bay Area (GBA).

EY is committed to leveraging its international perspective and local market expertise to create a platform for leaders, experts and talent to collaborate and create long-term sustainable value for the GBA in finance, technology, health care, infrastructure, talent, ESG and other areas.

Programme Rundown
14:00 – 14:05
Forum begins

14:05 – 14:10
Welcome remarks
Mr. Jack Chan
EY China Chairman and Greater China Regional Managing Partner

14:10 – 14:35
Special remarks and keynote speeches

14:35 – 15:05
Fireside chat
Future of the GBA: Introducing a new era of an AI powered smart city cluster
Ms. Cally Chan, General Manager of Microsoft Hong Kong and Macau
Ms. Carrie Chu, Ecosystem Director, Pangu Models, Huawei Cloud
Moderated by
Mr. King Leung, Head of Financial Services and Fintech, Invest Hong Kong, The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

15:05 – 16:05
Panel discussion
Spotlight on technology: Creating an environment where innovation and entrepreneurship can flourish
Professor Kam-fai Wong, Legislative Council Member, Associate Dean (External Affairs), Faculty of Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Mr. Peter Yan, JP, Chief Executive Officer, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
Dr. Wang Yiqun, Director, Industrial Standard Innovation Institute, Shenzhen Institute of Standards and Technology
Mr. Xie Zhenwen, Vice president of Shenzhen Federation of Industry & Commerce
Moderated by
Mr. Ben Kwan, Partner and Digital Innovation Leader, Strategy and Transactions, Ernst & Young Transactions Limited

16:05 – 16:25
Coffee break

16:25 – 16:55
Fireside chat
Future of the GBA: Promoting sustainable development through green tech platforms
Dr. Yue Zhaoyang , Deputy General Manager, Strategic Operations Department, Shenzhen Hong Kong Science and Technology Innovation Cooperation Zone Development Company Limited
Dr. Martin Zhu, Co-founder, i2Cool Limited
Moderated by
Mr. Philip Ng, Vice Chairman, Green Development Institute and General Manager, Green Technology Center

16:55 – 17:55
Panel discussion
Spotlight on innovation: Collaborating for the development of the Qianhai Shenzhen Hong Kong International Financial City
Mr. Cheng Zhenhua, China Central Depository & Clearing Co., Ltd. (CCDC)
Dr. Rocky Tung, Director and Head of Policy Research, Financial Services Development Council
Mr. Lin Ximing, Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Ventures Investment Management (Shenzhen) Limited
Ms. Lanny Yang, Co-Founder, Oceanpayment
Moderated by
Mr. Henry Zheng, FinTech and Innovation - Partner, APAC FinTech and Innovation COO, Ernst & Young (China) Advisory Limited

17:55 – 18:00
Closing remarks
Mr. William Huang
EY China South Managing Partner

Event Details
17 August 2023 (Thursday)
Hong Kong (GMT +8) 2:00pm - 6:00pm