Path is a journey, going through various sceneries, and different lives Path is a link, connecting people in this world; Path is a choice, driving endless possibilities; Path is an extension, embracing the heritage and innovation from the past to the future.
We walk on our own paths, experiencing different times, passing by different views, and meeting various people. TEDxCEIBS connects us together across time and space, embracing everything we have seen, heard, and thought about along the paths.
Paths, intersect here. Stories are shared, energies are sparked, and Ideas worth sharing are all spreading out from here. May 28th, the path towards CEIBS Pyramid is awaiting you.
They are LEADERs who guide the path embracing heritage and innovation; They are GUARDIANs who hold the path of traditional cultures; They are HEIRs who lead the path to the future.
17:30 - 18:30
Registration & Cocktail Party
Ms. Jin Shi Fan was a born in Beijing to a Hangzhou family in July 9th, 1938. In 1958, she was enrolled into the History Department of Beijing University majoring in Archaeology. She has been working at the Dunhuang Research Institute for Cultural Relics (today’s Dunhuang Academy) ever since her graduation in 1963. Now she is a researcher and director of Dunhuang Academy, and also an adjunct professor in Lanzhou University tutoring students for PhD. She is also a member of the 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th National Political Consultative Committee.
Ms. Fan has been engaged in grottoes conservation and management and archaeological research for a long time. She has dedicated 45 years to the conservation and research of Dunhuang cultural relics, and finished the following projects as the leader or a participator: the consolidation project of the Yulin Grottoes, the restoration and visualization system for endangered rare cultural relics by computer. She also acted as the chief-editor for 26-volume Collected Works of Dunhuang Grottoes (classified in terms of individual themes), ten-volume Dunhuang Grottoes, Dunhuang China, and Dunhuang: True and Visual.
Ms. Hong Zhang, was a born in Beijing in September 1946. She is member of Communist Party of China, and Vice President of China National Arts & Crafts (Group) Corporation.
The China National Arts & Crafts (Group) Corp. is a central enterprise directly managed by State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council. As the leading company in the industry, it has formed four major businesses including arts and crafts raw materials, arts and crafts products, jewelry and cultural services and has six operating companies covering the upstream and downstream of the industry including China Metal & Technologies Inc., China Jewelry, China National Arts and Crafts Import and Export Corporation, China National Arts & Grafts (Group) Corporation, China Artex and China Arts & Crafts Trading Co.Ms. Zhang is a leader in China's arts & crafts and cultural industry, a thinker and practitioner of the heritage and innovation of Chinese traditional arts & crafts.
Ms. Qiong Ying Liu founded Chengdu Aiminer Leather Products Co., Ltd. The company has been actively engaged in international competitions and formed a systematic group ranging from branding, researching and designing, manufacturing and trading. Its trade marks “ Aiminer” and “Sheme” have registered in 56 countries; and its products have been traded to Russia, Germany, Italy, Japan, and 40 other countries and regions. Sheme is a brand created and designed based on Chinese culture, combining Sichuan style of embroidery into international fashion trends through the hands of artisans. Sheme is also the first shoes brand on London Fashion Week that promoted Chinese traditional culture. Ms. Liu insisted – high quality Chinese culture show brand – Sheme. Inherit from Chinese fine arts and crafts, promote Chines culture to the world.Read More
Mr. Alex Chan is the 3rd storekeeper of W.W. Chan & Sons, a family business has consistently served the exclusive niche of the elegant men since 1952. The Chan legacy starts from Alex’s grandfather, Mr. Ronghua Chan, also known as the first storekeeper. And the legacy extends to his father, Mr. Jianing Chan, as the second storekeeper. Both the past generations are grand master tailors and well known for their impeccable craftsmanship. While Alex focuses more on the organic integration between tailors’ exquisite craftsmanship and customers’ private styles. As young as thirty, his hard working impresses those senior tailors who have over thirty years of garment experience.
Mr. Chan holds a brand new and more practical philosophy towards his family brand. For him, each bespoke tailoring not only fits the details of an individual size, but also blends a purer private style. Revealing the modern aesthetic in the traditional craftsmanship, the classic craftsmanship glows with the characteristics of the time
Stanley TONG began his film career in 1979. In 1990, Stanley directed his first film; STONE AGE WARRIOR and it received high praise from some influential Cantonese film critics. POLICE STORY 3: SUPER COP in 1992 broke the box office records in numerous Asian countries and received the nomination for Best Film during the 20th Taiwan Golden Horse Awards. The release of RUMBLE IN THE BRONX in 1995 highlighted the potential for Cantonese action films in the mainstream film market. Stanley was awarded Best Action Coordinator in the 15th Hong Kong Film Awards and was nominated as Best Action Coordinator in the 32nd Golden Horse Awards. In 1996, POLICE STORY 4: FIRST STRIKE received the 33rd Taiwan Golden Horse Award and Stanley received Best Action Coordinator in the 16th Hong Kong Film Awards. During his residency in the United States, Stanley also directed the live-action adaptation of MR. MAGOO in 1996, which received the annual American Movie Guild Award.
After that, Stanley went back to Hong Kong and directed China Strike Force in 2000. By 2005, he directed The Myth, which earned him the Best Action Coordinator nomination in the 25th Hong Kong Film Awards and Best Director nomination in the 28th Public Movie Hundred-flowers Award. Stanley directed action-adventure film Chinese Zodiac in 2012 and it broke the Chinese New Year film box office on the first day, ultimately achieving 8.4 trillion RMB worldwide box offices. THE PATRIOT YUE FEI (2013), which was produced by Stanley TONG, was awarded Best TV drama and Best Supporting Actress by China's most influential TV drama Award Golden Eagle Award. In 2015, Stanley started his new China-India collaborated film project KUNGFU YOGA.
20:20 - 20:40
Mr. Graylin is the China President of HTC VR leading the Vive business in the region. He has over 20 years of business management experience in the tech industry, including 15 years in Greater China. Mr. Graylin is a serial entrepreneur, having founded four venture-backed startups in the mobile and internet spaces, covering mobile social, ad tech, search, big data and media. Additionally, he has held $100+ million P&L roles at public companies such as Intel and Trend Micro. Mr. Graylin is also a part-time co-host of a weekly TV news series on China Business News(CBN) which features technical innovations impacting consumer lives. He's a sought after speaker at numerous international conferences around the world, has been featured on the BBC, ABC, CCTV and regularly writes for leading publications on the topic of virtual reality, mobile internet, china business, digital marketing and entrepreneurship. Mr. Graylin was born in China and educated in the US. He received his BS in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, MS in computer science from MIT and MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.Read More
Mr. Zheng founded PowerVision Technology Inc. in 2008, and has been responsible for general management, strategy planning, and developments. Experienced four times of strategic transformations, PowerVision provides world-leading intelligent unmanned systems, large data analysis and visualization system, virtual simulation system. The company has R&D teams in Beijing, Shenzhen, Australia, Silicon Valley, Boston, Toronto, and Frankfurt, utilizing global resources to provide a globalized R&D system. The company is committed to intelligent unmanned systems development. After many years of accumulation and development, PowerVision is marching from “internet of things” towards “robotics and artificial intelligent”. Mr. Zheng believed that artificial intelligent would be another opportunity after the internet, and future would be an evolution from the weak artificial intelligent to the strong artificial intelligent.Read More
Leo Liu is responsible for Wyndham Hotel Group’s operations and development functions as well as the coordination and execution of cross-functional brand initiatives throughout China, a market of focus for Wyndham Hotel Group. Under the leadership of Leo Liu, Wyndham Hotel Group’s development in China achieved new monumental milestones. In December 2015, Leo was honored with "Continental Diamond Award" by World Hotel Association and named “China Hotel Industry Enterprise Leader" for his great contribution to the industry. Leo was also conferred with the title of “Leading Hoteliers of China” by Hotel Starlight Awards in recognition of his brilliant insights, remarkable leadership and innovative spirit. In April 2016, Leo was invited to make a keynote speech at the closing ceremony of Harvard China Forum. It was the first time for Chinese hotelier to deliver speech in Harvard.Having 12 years sojourn in France, Leo graduated from Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Lyon, France and Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris.Read More
Mr. Rupert Hoogewerf is the founder and compiler of the China Rich List. Curious to know who was behind China's fast-growing private sector, Rupert founded the China Rich List in 1999, and the report has been publishing for 17 years continuously. “Hurun Global Rich List” has been publishing for 5 years. Within Hurun Report Inc.’s the Media Division, the current publishing titles are Hurun Report, Hurun Schools Guide, Hurun Horse & Sports, Wings & Water. Mr. Hoogewerf was awarded the prestigious “2002 Person of the Year” by Neweekly magazine. In September 2009, Mr. Hoogewerf was presented with the Magnolia Award. Named after Shanghai's official flower, the Magnolia Award is the highest honor bestowed by the city on foreigners.Read More
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