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0800 - bus leaves from Beijing from in front of the Kempinski Hotel
0945 - arrive at IWNC executive centre JinShanLing
0945 -10:00 - registration and networking at IWNC Centre
1000 - Welcome from Co-Curators and introduction to the day
1015 - welcome from TED founder Chris Anderson (webcast)
1020 - Session One - Where do we come from?
1120 - Coffee Break
1150 - Session Two - Where are we going?
1250 - Lunch
1350 - Session 3 - How do we get there?
1450 - Coffee
1515 - Session 4 - What to think about on the journey
1600 - Move onto the Great Wall
1615 - Reflection time on the Great Wall of China
1730 - Sharing time and special joint project
1815 - Sunset Toast in the Champagne Turret
1945 - Dinner
2145 - Closing-
Note: This agenda is subject to change.
As with the previous two TEDx Great Wall events this one to be a very relaxed and informal. There will be a bus leaving the Kimpinski Hotel in Beijing at 0800 - and the first speech will begin around 1000. Weather permitting we will head up onto the Wall at around 1530 and have a toast in the Champagne Turret at 1800. Dinner will follow at 2000 at the IWNC Executive Centre and there will be a bus back to Beijing at 2200. There will be a charge of 500RMB to cover cost of transportation to and from the Great Wall. park entrance fees, lunch, supper and beverages. This may be reduced if there is sponsorship.
The overall theme of the conference will be World Without Walls with sub themes around Entrepreneurship, Environment, Education, Exploration and Eureka!
Currently schedules permitting we have confirmation from the following speakers:
Dr. Ray Yip
director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in China,
Ray Yip, director of the China Program, represents the foundation in Asia. His work involves assisting the government as well as civil society by addressing key global health issues while supporting the planning and development of major foundation projects. He also oversees a team that provides technical and management assistance to grantees.
Before joining the foundation, Yip worked for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including five years as the CDC representative and director for the Global AIDS Program in China and seven years on detail to UNICEF as chief of health and nutrition in China and Indonesia.
Gilbert Van Kerckhove,
President of strategy4china, will talk about his upcoming book. He looks at environmental deterioration and depletion of natural resources, caused by overconsumption, poor quality & durability of products & services. He focuses on China, as Factory of the World, and the country’s quest to satisfy its growing demand for energy, resources and food. So what can we do about it?
Gilbert has been involved with China since 1980. In 2000 he started his own management consulting company in Beijing. The Beijing and Central Government decorated him for his unique contribution to the preparation of the 2008 Olympics and the Olympic Economy. His company focuses on strategy development and lobbying. Main customers are Chinese State-Owned Enterprises as well as foreign companies. He closely follows the economy and environmental issues and is an active member of the European Chamber and the Rotary Club of Beijing. Seehttp://blog.strategy4china.com
Director of FYSE one of the leading organizations in Asia promoting social entrepreneurs will speak on "Women at the Forefront of Social Change in China" - how women social entrepreneur take the lead in NGOs and social enterprises and show that women can excel beyond microentrepreneurship. http://www.fyse.org/
Andrea founded FYSE in 2008, and grew it into an cutting-edge organization that currently provides support to social entrepreneurs in 10 countries in Asia. Previously to FYSE Andrea worked as Head of Project Management and Outreach for Enterprise Asia, a leading regional think tank for entrepreneurship in Asia. As part of her role she established the organizations presence in Indonesia and China. Andrea has extensive start-up and management experience in various Asian countries including Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Hong Kong and Malaysia. Andrea holds a Master in East Asian Studies from the University of Bristol, England and graduated from INSEAD’s International Social Entrepreneur Program
Ellen Hou Head of Planning, TBWA Greater China - Ellen has 13 years of experience in strategy planning and is a first generation local planner in mainland China.
Ellen has worked with brands such as McDonald’s, Pfizer and Visa and now runs TBWA’s disruption and media arts workshops to win new business and answer challenges from current clients.
Is the Director of The Lifelong Learning Company in the UK and will talk about her research on happiness!
Have you ever had that feeling that you are doing what you are meant to be doing, and you are doing it in the way that you are meant to be doing it. I have! And I am!
And its such a great feeling! This is what I was born to do. The aim of my company is to add incredible value to the lives of our clients. That's you!
Diana will explain passionately about what she means by Life Alignment and how she believes everyone can achieve it. As a Leadership Diana work with individuals, businesses and other organisations to facilitate people to fulfill their true potential
Life Alignment is an all encompassing energy technique which identifies the triggers that cause us to lose energy and power. It goes straight to the root cause of physical, emotional and psychological dis-ease, releasing the story behind them and relieving the symptoms.
is an American sculptor living in Moscow with his Finnish-Russian wife. Born in California, he lived in Alaska for 30 years, where he helped found the largest in the world ice sculpture competition. Most of his life, he has been teaching something to someone, and traveling. He taught knots to fellow boy scouts, computer skills to co-workers, bronze sculpture casting and Russian language to fellow Alaskans, proper snow igloo-building to a forest-dwelling Eskimo. Sculpture and Right Brain Drawing, in Alaska, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Japan, Latvia, and, for 11 years, in Russia. Web sites: a href="http://www.risovanie.ru/" target="_blank">www.risovanie.ru> [now in Russian, but planned to be mirrored in English before June], www.frog-prince.com
Kristin Newton -
Originally a glass artist from California, Kristin was first invited to Japan on an artist's exchange program for one year. She completed many architectural glass commissions in Japan, Hong Kong, and the United States for banks, hotels, public buildings, and private residences.
For over 10 years she developed her unique rapport with students as she conducted master classes in nurturing the artist inside all of us. In her unique workshops Kristin encourages using the untapped reserve capacities of the brain.
She has been sharing her vision of art and creativity throughout the world for over 25 years, works closely with companies to develop creativity seminars around their particular needs, and most recently is breaking new ground with Roger Brookin and CampFire
Andrew MacKichan is an international leadership development and organisation development coach and consultant based in Munich, Germany. Andrew works with many top global organisations to develop their international leadership capabilities. He led BMW’s international leadership development team for 10 years and prior to that worked in Tokyo for over 10 years in business and human resource development in the shipping and automotive industries. Andrew has an MA in Modern History and MSc in Training and HRM and speaks and works in German and Japanese, as well as broken native English. He is fascinated by a number of syndromes that organisations suffer from such as the “kick off workshop” syndrome, the effective lobotomisation of senior executives as well as the oxymoron known as ‘change management’. He would like to share some ideas on what he calls the “diligent mind” and how this can be put into practice - diligently, of course. www.mackichan.de
Category of talk: Eureka - Topic of talk: “life is what happens while you are busy making other plans and what you do about it”
Paragraph about me: Australian, long time Tokyo resident, happily married for 30 years, proud father of two wonderful grown young adults, exercise freak, wine lover, food lover, sales professional and business manager.
CJ has been a central banker, commercial banker, investment banker, merchant banker, M&A advisor and venture finance specialist in Asia and US. He lived 15 years in Asia completing transactions throughout the region. In 1994, he founded Global Alliance Ltd, a cross-border merchant bank with seven offices in US, Asia and Europe. Concurrently, CJ co-managed Hong Kong-based Global Ventures Management, an early-stage high-tech investment fund. Previously, he was co-head international M&A for a Japanese bank, VP of Investment Banking for Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, and with JP Morgan in New York. He began his career at the Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC.
CJ currently is based in US, and travels globally with his family. He is a board member of numerous investee companies. He has presented at conferences on valuation, M&A and strategic alliances. He is also a graduate of Harvard Business School, and on the Board of Advisors for the UW-Madison Economics Dept.
Chris Howe will speak on Eureka at 60 and he is only 55!
There will be others whose stories I am sure you will enjoy as they illuminate us all why they have ideas which they are so passionate about spreading!