2013 Programme

China Business Summit 2013: A Wake-Up Call

16 October 2013
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7.30 – 8.50am Breakfast and Scene-Setting: Big Picture for Summit

Co-chair: Fran O’Sullivan

  • Opening address by Hon TIM GROSER, Minister of Trade
  • Michael Barnett, Summit Co-chair and CEO, Auckland Chamber Commerce
  • Liu Feng, Managing Director, Cosco, Chairman, Chinese Chamber of Commerce
9.00 – 10.00am Session 1: Restoring Trust with China – View from the Top Table
Moderator: Fran O’Sullivan

  • Theo Spierings, CEO, Fonterra
  • Christopher Luxon, CEO, Air New Zealand
  • Sir Graeme Harrison, Chairman, ANZCO Foods
10.00 – 10.40am Session 2: How do we Protect Brand NZ and Regain the Confidence of Chinese Consumers and Regulators?

Moderator: Michael Barnett

  • Andrew Grant, Head Global Public Sector Practice, McKinsey & Company (by video)
  • Marco Marinkovich, CEO, Creative Bank
  • Kevin Bowler, CEO, Tourism New Zealand
  • Charles Finny, Chairman, Education NZ
10.40 – 11.00am Morning Tea
11.00 – 12.15pm Session 3: Investment: Navigating Pathways to Doing Deals, Bilateral Investment and Raising Capital in China

Moderator: Fran O’Sullivan

  • Charles Li, CEO, ANZ China
  • Adrian Orr, CEO, NZ Superannuation Fund
  • Cathy Quinn, Chair, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts
  • Brett O’Riley, CEO, ATEED
  • Ruth Richardson, Director, Synlait Group
  • Ivan Kinsella, Investment Director Greater China, NZTE
12.15 – 12.50pm Lunch/Networking
12.50 – 1.30pm Session 4: What’s Next in China? What to Watch Out for as Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Administration Makes Significant Change to the Environment Foreign Companies Work in.

Keynote: Jamil Anderlini, Beijing Bureau Chief, Financial Times

1.30 – 2.45pm Session 5: Moving Forward: Capturing the Premium Slice

Moderator: David Green, Managing Director, International, ANZ

  • Graham Stuart, CEO, Sealord
  • David Mahon, Managing Director & Chief Investment Officer, Mahon China
  • Peter Chrisp, CEO, NZTE
  • John Penno, CEO, Synlait Group
2.45 – 3.30pm Session 6: Managing a PR Crisis in China Moderator: David Caselli, General Manager – Business Attraction & Investment ATEED

  • Michael Chu, Chief Strategy Officer, Ogilvy Public Relations, China
3.30 – 3.45pm Afternoon Tea
3.45 – 4.15pm Session 7: How Social Media Can Make or Break Your Brand in China

  • Jeremy Webb, Digital Influence Strategist & Head of Social, Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, Beijing
4.15 – 5.15pm Session 8: Hero Stories and War Stories

Moderator: Pat English, Executive Director, New Zealand China Council

  • John Coney, Owner, Morton Estate
  • Zefei Zhou, Director, Artiison
  • Danny Chan, Deputy Chairman, Academic Colleges Group
  • Brian Cadzow, Director
  • Finance & Legal, Vista Entertainment Solutions
  • David Mitchell, Managing Director, CHINZ International Ltd.
5.15 – 5.30pm Conference Close, Prize Draw

Michael Barnett & Fran O’Sullivan

5.30 – 6.45pm Networking Drinks with

Hon Stephen Joyce, Minister of Economic Development