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11 Sep: PBEC Bi-monthly Members Virtual Roundtable Meeting – Hong Kong Chaired by PBEC Chairman Andrew Weir on 8th Sept 2021

PBEC held its bi-monthly Hong Kong members roundtable chaired by our Chairman Andrew Weir MBE on 8th September 2021. Andrew is joined by Vice Chairman Moses Cheng OBE, and two speakers in Anna Lin JP, CEO of GS1 HK & Professor Paulina Chan Chair of IEEE (USA) Hong Kong Branch. Andrew provides his latest regional insights and Anna and Paulina talk about their respective companies’ activities in relation to the facilitation of regional trade, movement, security, safety and traceability of…

06 Sep: Invitation to Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2021

Click here to download event brochure With the theme this year of “Venturing for Success: Resilience, Growth & Opportunities”, CVCF 2021 will give a brand-new hybrid experience to engage a wider audience and industry stakeholders, featuring the Asia and global venture landscape, the latest GBA market opportunities, SPAC, ESG, family office, emerging/rising tech in the post-COVID era as well as the promising Cyberport’s unicorn journey. This event will also feature workshops, start-up clinic, innovator showcases, and the exclusive investor matching…

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14 Apr: A PBEC dialogue with JanaJal Founder Dr. Parag Agarwal on India’s water sector

Download the JanaJal_presentation here We had an opportunity to sit down with Founder & CEO Dr. Parag Agarwal from JanaJal. JANAJAL WOW has recently been selected by the Govt of India for implementation of $50 Billion drinking water scheme by 2024. JanaJal envisions building India’s first water-sharing economy and the largest decentralized water distribution network through the installation and operation of water ATMs. The company is working to make safe drinking water available, accessible, and affordable to the common man…

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14 Apr: CCB – Malaysia Webinar on its Digital Trade Smart Matchmaking Platform

You tube link: https://youtu.be/XPNU_eSorGg PBEC hosted CCB Malaysia Senior Vice President Chong Fook Jade who shared and described CCB Bank’s Smart Matchmaking Digital Trade Platform that was launched a year ago during the pandemic. CCB Match Plus is a smart matchmaking platform safely connecting businesses that cannot trade easily in today’s disrupted markets. As one of the largest banks in China, CCB has assets of more than RMB27 trillion, ranking second in the world in terms of market capitalization. CCB…

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06 Apr: PBEC & ESBN Official Side event of APFSD 2021

Topic: ‘A Catalyst for Change – A PBEC & ESBN Dialogue on the Future of Sustainable Finance’ When: Wed 24 March 2021 0800-0930L (BKK Local Time) Where: Zoom Virtual Webinar Meeting Watch the event recording here on Youtube:   Listen to the event recording here on Soundcloud PBEC.org · A Catalyst for Change – A PBEC Dialogue on the Future of Sustainable Finance   “To meet the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by the target year of 2030, ESCAP estimates that…

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01 Feb: Exclusive Roundtable Dialogue for PBEC – An in depth discussion on the Insurance Industry in Greater China 2020/21

Expert Speakers: Dr. Moses Cheng  GBM, GBS, OBE, JP, Chairman of the Hong Kong Insurance Authority Peter J. Crewe Former CEO of AIA Hong Kong and Macao & Senior Advisor/Non-Executive to the AIA Group. Moderator: Michael Walsh PBEC – Pacific Basin Economic Council CEO Recorded in late December 2020 exclusively for PBEC.    Watch the webinar here Michael Walsh PBEC CEO opens with a brief introduction of PBEC, both men’s backgrounds and roles in their respective expert fields. We…

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15 Dec: DELF2020 – Digital Entertainment Leadership Forum” hosted by PBEC Corporate Member Cyberport HK.

PBEC in conjunction with PBEC Corporate members Cyberport HK & CMGE (HKG:0302) lent its support to fellow NGO www.APRU.org who helped organise and host an E-Sports Asia related “MetaGame Conference” on Day 2 at DELF2020 on December 12th. Questions like: What role does Hong Kong Esports play in the regional and international Esports ecosystem? What are the ways that government, higher-education, and industry cultivate a thriving Esports ecosystem? Were posed to array of regional and global experts, investors and players. Mr…

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13 Dec: The Future of Supply Chains – Part II

PBEC hosted business leaders and economists from Hong Kong & Malaysia for the final episode of PBEC dialogue series 2020 in December on the “Future of Supply Chains in Asia”. This concluded a series of dialogues around the subject of supply chains in the APAC region. In this episode we get to hear from Anson Bailey of KPMG who provides a wonderful presentation on the Future of Sourcing: 2021 and Beyond. A report recently published by KPMG China in conjunction…

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13 Dec: Guardtime is transforming Supply Chains with Blockchain

A Keynote presentation by GuardTime Advisory Board Member David Piesse exclusively for Pacific Basin Economic Council. Pre-recorded on 03/12/2020 This presentation to PBEC forms part of our Dialogue Series on “The Future of Supply Chains in Asia” and it covers the following topics in a fascinating talk: ● Megatrends reshaping Supply Chains ● Operational Resilience ● Challenges facing physical Supply Chains ● Digital and Physical Twins in Blockchain ● Trust but Verify Significance ● Data Integrity – Enhancing your existing…

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11 Nov: Vietnam – A Woman Leaders Perspective during Covid-19

In a recent quote from a McKinsey Report on Vietnam. ‘If we improve women’s economic engagement in Vietnam, we can add up to $40B USD to the economy annually.’ Shouldn’t gender equality be a business conversation. In PBEC’s latest webinar dialogue series 2020, we brought together a group of leading women from and based in Vietnam to share what its like to live and work in Vietnam today given Covid and provide their own perspectives, market insights & its future…