Information technology keeps powering our modern life. Promoted by advancements during the past decades, business, education and public welfare are booming.
From the perspective of an economist, what are the Changes and Opportunities in this information age?
Here, we are very honored to have Dr. Liu Mingkang (劉明康)—the First Chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission(中國銀監會，CBRC) as our guest speaker. He will share his professional opinion on “Changes and Opportunities in the Information Age“.
Date: 3rd November 2014 (Mon.)
Venue: LT-B, HKUST
Refreshment will be served at 17:40 outside LT-B.
The talk is free and open to all the students and staff of HKUST.
Please register here before 23:59 on 1st Nov. 2014.
*Mainland Students and Scholars Society (MSSS), Students’ Union (HKUSTSU) and International Students Association (ISA) join hands in organizing this grand event. Under the guidance of 1-HKUST spirit, we work together and bring brilliant minds to HKUST.
About the speaker:
Mr. LIU Mingkang served as the first Chairman of the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) between March 2003 and October 2011. He is a member of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China. He is the Deputy Director of the Committee for Economic Affairs of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He was a member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the People’s Bank of China. Before heading the CBRC, Mr. LIU held various positions in both banking institutions and government agencies, including, among others, Chairman and President of Bank of China (BOC) (February 2000 – March 2003), Chairman of China Everbright Group (July 1999 – June 2000), Deputy Governor of the People’s Bank of China (March 1998 – July 1999), Deputy Governor of China Development Bank (January 1994 – March 1998), Deputy Governor of Fujian province and Secretary-General of the Fujian Provincial Government (January 1993 – January 1994).
Mr. LIU received the MBA degree and the honorary doctorate both from the City University of London. Mr. LIU also serves as a senior fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Bankers. He was a member of Financial Stability Board (FSB), vice chairman of the Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory Cooperation under the FSB, a member of the Governance Body of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS), and a director of the Board of International Center for Leadership in Finance (ICLIF), Bank Negara Malaysia and vice chairman of International Institute of Finance. He also served as a member of the advisory council of the Daimler-Chrysler Group.
He is the Distinguished Research Fellow at the Institute of Global Economics and Finance of Chinese University of Hong Kong and is the honorary Dean of the Lingnan (University) College of Sun Yet-Sen University. He is also the Distinguished Fellow at the Fung Global Institute. Mr. LIU sits on the International Advisory Boards of both Guanghua Management School of Peking University and the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University. He also serves as an honorary or visiting professor at quite a few reputable universities.
In 2010, CBRC and Mr. LIU himself were jointly named the Risk Manager of the year 2009 by the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). In April 2012, he was granted Lifetime Achievement Award by The Asian Banker Magazine. He was also an invitee of the ASPEN Institute and Group of 30 and many other important international economic and financial meetings.