From 25 November to 9 December, CUHK Business School will run a trilogy of online events – Global Alumni Forum 2020 for three consecutive weeks to explore how corporate leaders can recover, rebuild and reinvigorate businesses and economics on local to global levels in these increasingly uncertain times.
In addition to the forums and talks by notable guest speakers, we are honoured to have the tremendous support from business leaders, our Vice-Chancellor, Professors and Alumni in contributing valuable and meaningful collections and experiences for a fundraising auction conducting in each webinar. Funds collected will be contributed to the CUHK Business School Development Fund to support education, research, global connection and facility advancement. We look forward to your participation!
25 November (Wed) – Episode 1 | Recover | Fundraising Auction Items
An Irresistible Encounter: More In-depth Learning from Our Guest Speakers
Have an insightful conversation with Mr. SHIH Wing Ching while enjoying some fine Chinese delicacies (a table of 6 including Mr. Shih), and get to know more about Mr. Ricky WONG’s views on running businesses with an autographed copy of his books. To be auctioned as one item.
E-Reader with Dean ZHOU’s Book Collection and Autograph
This e-book reader is loaded with books recommended by Professor Lin ZHOU, Dean of CUHK Business School and Choh-Ming Li Professor of Economics, from economics and business to leisure and wisdom for life. The e-Reader to be autographed to the one who wants to quench the thirst for knowledge.
1 December (Tue) – Episode 2 | Rebuild | Fundraising Auction Items
Autographed Book Collection from Prof. Lawrence LAU
An internationally famous economist and former Vice-Chancellor/ President of CUHK who specialises in economic development, economic growth, and the economies of East Asia, including that of China. In The China-US Trade War and Future Economic Relations published in 2019, Prof. Lau provides a brilliant analysis on the economic impacts of the 2018 trade war between China and the U.S. The long-term forces that underlie the economic relationship between the two countries beyond this ongoing trade war are examined in detail. Prof. Lau also published a new book in August 2020 — The COVID-19 Epidemic in China, which contains an in-depth quantitative analysis of the development of the COVID-19 epidemic in China from its very beginning in December 2019 to early April 2020 when it was brought under control.
Chinese Calligraphy Masterpiece from Mr. DUAN Junping
We’re honoured to have the support of Mr. DUAN Junping (EMBA Chinese 2016), a famous scholar and calligrapher in China with art pieces sold at reputable auction houses such as Poly Auction, Rongbao Zhai and Hanhai, to donate his work specially created for this fundraising auction.
9 December (Wed) – Episode 3 | Reinvigorate | Fundraising Auction Items
Autographed Books from Prof. Richard BALDWIN
Writing his PhD at MIT under the guidance of Paul Krugman, Prof. BALDWIN is an internationally famous economist specialised in globalisation. In The Robotics Upheaval: Globalisation, Robotics and the Future of Work published in 2019, Prof. Baldwin argues that the inhuman speed of transformation threatens to overwhelm our capacity to adapt. The book will help each of us prepare for the oncoming wave of the advanced robotic workforce. Prof. Baldwin also donates The Great Convergence, the book he published in 2016 which explains how information and communication technology (ICT) drove the change of globalisation. To be auctioned as one item.
Afternoon Tea with Prof. Rocky TUAN
A table of 4 persons including Prof. Rocky TUAN, Vice-Chancellor of CUHK and an international renowned biomedical scientist. Spend an afternoon with Prof. Tuan at The Stage, our newly renovated café in CUHK Business School Building, and have a relaxing conversation over a cup of tea! To be auctioned as one item.
Register now for the Global Alumni Forum 2020 and fundraising auction to support CUHK Business School and community at large! For alumni who would like to enquire and bid for the auction items prior to the event, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Wong via WhatsApp (+852 9388 9626) or WeChat (CUHKBSchoolAlumni).