Saturday, April 18

08:30 - 09:30 Imagine-Asia: Tapping into Asia’s Creative-Industry Potential

              (ICC, Level 1, Dong Yu Grand Ballroom A)

Given the ever-increasing popularity of Asian culture in the west and its inclusion in western cartoons, movies, and the entertainment industry overall, how can Asians in creative industries like advertising and gaming incorporate more of their own cultural heritage into artistic projects here at home? What are the opportunities for those in Asia’s creative industries?

Moderator: Anthony YUEN, Chief Commentator, Phoenix Satellite TV

Panelists: Sir Martin SORRELL, Chairman, WPP

Jackie CHAN, Vice Chairman, China Film Association

LIU Changle, Chairman & CEO, Phoenix Satellite TV

Andre MORGAN, Director & Producer, Hollywood

Neil SHEN, Founding Managing Partner, Sequoia Capital China

08:30 - 09:30 Another Winter for Internet? – Driving Growth Through Innovation

              (ICC, Level 1, Dong Yu Grand Ballroom B)

The financial crisis has hit all sectors of the world economy hard, and the tech industry is no exception – a sharp role reversal from 2001 when the tech downturn affected the wider economy. What lessons did the industry learn after the 2001 that can help it now? Will dot-com companies survive and grow stronger? Can IT’s famed innovation and resiliency help to put the industry and the real economy back on track?

Moderator: Kai-Fu LEE, Global Vice President, Google

Panelists: XI Guohua, Vice Minister of Industry and Information Technology, China

Martin LAU, President, Tencent Holdings

Mark PENN, CEO Worldwide, Burson-Marsteller

Charles CHAO, CEO,

DING Lei, CEO, Netease

Ya-Qin ZHANG, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Corporation

09:30 - 10:30 Contemplation and Communication in Search of the Value Consensus in Asia --- Boao Asia Contemporary Art Salon

             (Sofitel Hotel, Level 1, Oriental Theatre)

Artists will share how their heritage influences their work, their sources of inspiration, and their views on Asian art’s place in the global art community.

Moderator: FAN Di’an, Director, China Art Museum

Panelists: ZHAO Li, Professor, China Central Academy of Fine Art

ZENG Fanzhi, Artist, China

11:00 – 12:30 Opening Plenary: “Asia – Managing Beyond Crisis”

               (ICC, Level 2, BFA Main Hall)

Chairman: LONG Yongtu, Secretary General, Boao Forum for Asia

Welcome Remarks:

Fidel V. RAMOS, Chairman, Board of Directors, Boao Forum for Asia,

Former President of the Philippines

Corporate Representatives

Keynote Speech:

Chinese Leader

12:45 - 14:15 Luncheon hosted by Hainan Provincial Government

             (ICC, Level 1, Dong Yu Grand Ballroom C & D)

              (Invitation Only)

Moderator: JIAN Sixian, Vice Governor, Hainan Provincial Government

Welcome Remarks: LUO Baoming, Governor, Hainan Provincial Government

Keynote Speech: The World Economic Outlook

Moderator: LONG Yongtu, Secretary General, Boao Forum for Asia

Speakers: Yasuo FUKUDA, Former Prime Minister, Japan

ZENG Peiyan, Former Vice Premier, P. R. China

12:45 - 14:30 Buffet

              (Sofitel Hotel, Asiana Restaurant, Le Mistral and Symposium)

15:00 - 16:30 Reform the International Financial System: the Role of Emerging Markets

              (Sofitel Hotel, Level 1, Oriental Theatre)

When the Asian Financial Crisis hit in 1997, it exposed the vulnerabilities of emerging markets’ financial frameworks. These countries then turned to the US and other western economies for advice and expertise on how to manage through it. Ten years later, we are grappling with a US-based financial crisis, drawing attention to the shortcomings of the US model. How should emerging markets cope with the increasingly complex international financial circumstances? What new financial architecture should be put in place to prevent similar crises? What is the role of emerging markets in it?

Moderator: Lawrence GREENWOOD Jr., Vice President, Asian Development Bank

Panelists: ZHOU Xiaochuan, Governor, People’s Bank of China

HENG Swee Keat, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore

LOU Jiwei, Chairman and CEO, China Investment Corporation

Jean Pierre LANDAU, Deputy Governor, Bank of France

Nouriel ROUBINI, Professor of Economics, Stern School of Business, New York University

15:00 - 16:30 Doha Round: Leading out of Crisis

              (ICC, Level 1, Dong Yu Grand Ballroom A)

Has the financial crisis added to the complexity of the Doha Round negotiations or will countries now be more willing to compromise on agricultural import rules and tariffs? Representatives from both developed and developing nations discuss the dangers of protectionism, the importance of lowering trade barriers, and the best way forward from here.

Moderator: Lord Davidson, Advocate General, UK Government

Panelists: Pascal LAMY, Director-General, World Trade Organization

CHEN Deming, Minister of Commerce, P.R. China*

Hiroyuki ISHIGE, Vice Minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan

Anne-Marie IDRAC, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, France

KIM Jong-hoon, Minister of Trade, Republic of Korea

17:00 - 18:30 Balancing Financial Innovation, Openness and Oversight

              (Sofitel Hotel, Level 1, Oriental Theatre)

The sub-prime crisis has forced us to take notice of the fact that the consequences of predatory lending and excessive speculation without effective oversight reverberate far beyond the United States. Panelists will explore ways of matching financial innovation and openness with due and timely oversight. In an era of global capital, how can countries and companies insulate themselves from regulatory risk all over the world?

Moderator: Leon BRITTAN, Vice Chairman, UBS Investment Bank

Panelists: LIU Mingkang, Chairman, China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC)

Gerry GRIMSTONE, Chairman, Standard Life

ZHENG Xinli, Permanent Vice Chairman, China Center for International

Economic Exchanges

MA Weihua, President and CEO, China Merchants Bank

Kim HONG, President Asia Pacific, Bank of America and Merrill Lynch

GUAN Jianzhong, Chairman & President, Dagong Global Credit Rating

17:00 - 18:30 SME Strategies: Attracting Talent, Securing Financing & Achieving Growth

              (ICC, Level 1, Dong Yu Grand Ballroom A)

Even in down times, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) demonstrate a remarkable ability to innovate and demonstrate an incredible resilience and potential to generate new jobs. On the downside, however, they are plagued by a difficulty in attracting talents, securing capital. Panelists will examine effective talent, financing and growth strategies for SMEs and how they can weather the recession.

Moderator: XIANG Bing, Founding Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

Panelists: SCHIVE Chi, Chairman, Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation

James QUIGLEY, Chief Executive Officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

LIU Chunhang, Director General, Statistics Dept. & Research Dept., China Banking Regulatory Commission

Wolfgang LEHMACHER, President & CEO, GeoPost InterContinental

Richard ZHANG, Partner, Apax Partners

Gunjan SINHA, Chairman, Metricstream Inc.

19:00 - 20:30 Dinner Session: The U.S., Asia and the Future

              (ICC, Level 2, BFA Main Hall)

Moderator: LONG Yongtu, Secretary General, Boao Forum for Asia

Speaker: George W. BUSH, Former President, the United States of America

20:30 - 22:00 Deloitte Cleantech Soiree: A Cleantech Future and the Future of Cleantech

             (ICC, Level 1, Peacock I)

              (Invitation Only)

21:00 - 22:30 Boao Salon: Social Entrepreneurship

              (ICC, Level 1, Peacock IV )

               (Invitation Only)

Chair: Simon ZADEK, Chief Executive, AccountAbility

LI Yifei, Managing Director, GLG China of GLG Partners