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AAPBS Academic Conference 2017


Speakers Information

New Practice in Entrepreneurship Education at Asia-Pacific Business Schools


Speakers

Chen Chialin
Betty Chung
Dong Yan
Jikyeong Kang
Hirokazo Kono
Li Han
Li Qing
Jeffrey Long
Lu Xiongwen
Amy Memon
Wang Xin
Jilnaught Wong
Yang Shilei
Zhao Jingmei
Zhou Tao
Zhou Weihua

Exhibitors


Prof. Chialin Chen, PhD


Postion:

  

Professor of Strategic Management of Technological Innovation, Production and Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability at NTU

Session:

 

Panel Discussion II, Intrapreneurship and Internationalisation at Asia-Pacific Business Schools - Challenges and Opportunities

Time:

 

Thursday - May 18, 2017
16:00 - 17:30

Professional Background 

Prof. Chen Chialin is Professor of Strategic Management of Technological Innovation, Production and Operations Management, Supply Chain Management, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability at the College of Management at NTU focussing on New Product Design and Technology Innovation, Sustainable Operations, Supply Chain Management, and Sustainable Performance Evaluation. He studied at the MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and received his PhD at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Besides his professorship at NTU Prof. Chen recently held a tenure at the Queen's School of Business at Queen's University as well as different academic positions at many famous Business Schools around the world since 1989.


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Prof. Betty J. Chung, PhD


Postion:

  

Professor Betty J. Chung currently serves as a Clinical Professor of Cross-Cultural Management and Leadership Communication for the past 19 years at KAIST College of Business.

Session:

 

Panel Discussion II, Intrapreneurship and Internationalisation at Asia-Pacific Business Schools - Challenges and Opportunities

Time:

 

Thursday - May 18, 2017
16:00 - 17:30

Professional Background 

Dr. Chung’s passion focuses on developing leadership capabilities to optimize personal & organizational effectiveness. Dr. Chung also serves as the Executive Director to the Association of Asia Pacific Business Schools. She currently co-chairs AMCHAM’s Education Committee and for the past 6 years had chaired AMCHAM’s Professional Women’s Committee. She has helped both domestic and multinational companies in Korea, Thailand, China, and the USA as a training specialist, coach and lecturer in the areas of Leadership Development, Cross Cultural Management, Negotiation Skills, Presentation and Effective Leadership Communication Skills.A list of selected clients and companies include McKinsey & Co, Citigroup, Dell, Novartis, Mirae Asset, Samsung Group, SK Group, Hyundai Group, Doosan Group, LG Group, GMKorea, GMOnstar, Hana Bank, Standard Charted Bank, ING Life Korea, Lundbeck Korea, Flextronics China, and Bank of Ayudhya Thailand.Prior to working at KAIST, Dr. Chung was an Assistant Prof. at the University of Illinois at Chicago teaching classes on Organizational Behavior and Diversity Management for master and doctoral level students. Prior to her teaching role in Chicago, Dr. Chung served as a consultant in PriceWaterhouseCoopers’Diversity Practice working with top leadership on diversity initiatives, strategy, and education.Dr. Chung received her doctorate degree in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco. She conducted her field research in Vietnam, Thailand, Hong Kong and the United States researching trans-cultural leadership styles.


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Prof. Dong Yan, PhD


Postion:

  

Professor Dong Yan is Vice Dean and CPC Secretary of the Research Institute of Economics and Managementat the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

Session:

 

Panel Discussion II, Intrapreneurship and Internationalisation at Asia-Pacific Business Schools - Challenges and Opportunities

Time:

 

Thursday - May 18, 2017
16:00 - 17:30

Professional Background 

Prof. Dong Yan is a specialist in Financial Risk Management and Foreign Direct Investment with special reference to "One Belt, One Road" regions. She obtained her Master of Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a PhD from the University of Essex in the UK. Professor Dong has published actively in her field. She is currently working on several projects including overseas direct investment of China, especially in African and Asian countries, and shadow banking system in China. In addition to her scholarly work, she has been a consultant to financial institutions and manufacturing firms.


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Prof. Jikyeong Kang, PhD


Postion:

  

President and Dean of the Asian Institute of Management, Senior Vice President of Marketing, and MVP Professor of Marketing

Session:

 

Keynote Speech I, Entrepreneurship Education from Global Perspectives - Challenges and Opportunities

Time:

 

Thursday - May 18, 2017
09:45 - 10:15

Professional Background 

Prior to assuming her post at AIM, Jikyeong Kang was the Director of the DBA Program at Manchester Business School (MBS) from 2010 to 2014. At MBS, she also served as Director of the Postgraduate Centre in charge of MBS’ MBA Programs from 2001 to 2007, where she was leading in propelling the full-time MBA Program’s Financial Times ranking from 47th in the world in 2002 to 22nd in 2007, the highest ranking that the Program has ever achieved. Whilst she was in charge of the MBA Programs, MBS became one of the first schools in the world to earn the triple accreditation (AACBS, EQUIS, and AMBA). Jikyeong Kang has also taught around the world as a Visiting Professor, including IE in Spain; the Rotterdam School of Management in the Netherlands; ESSEC in Paris; HEC in Montreal; CEIBS in China; and Sogang Graduate School of Business in Korea. Mrs. Kang serves on AACSB International Board of Directors and also on AACSB’s Branding Committee. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota, her master’s degree from Colorado State University, and a bachelor’s degree from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea.
 

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Prof. Hirokazo Kono, Keio University


Postion:

  

Professor and Dean at Keio Business School at Keio University

Session:

 

Panel Discussion I, Entrepreneurship Education at Asia-Pacific Business Schools - Practice and Experiences

Time:

 

Thursday - May 18, 2017
14:00 - 15:30

Professional Background 

Hirokazo Kono Joined Keio Business School in 1987 as an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor in 1991 and Professor in 1998, Hirokazu Kono is the Dean of Keio Business School since 2009. His research interests focus on Industrial engineering, Production planning and management, and Engineering economy. He serves as President of Japan Industrial Management Association. He is a former President of AAPBS, founding board member and Vice President of APIEMS, and serves as Deputy Editor of IEMS journal from 2008, Editor-in-chief of Industrial Engineering Review, and Certified Auditor for Total Productive Maintenance Award.He is also a member of Asia Pacific Advisory Board for AACSB and EQUIS Committee for EFMD. He has received the Best Paper Award from Japan Industrial Management Association and the Distinguished Service Award from the Japan Institute of Industrial Engineering in 2009.
 

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Prof. Li Han, SWUFE


Postion:

  

Prof. Li Han is Vice Dean of the Research Institute of Economics and Management at the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

Session:

 

Panel Discussion I, Entrepreneurship Education at Asia-Pacific Business Schools - Practice and Experiences

Time:

 

Thursday - May 18, 2017
14:00 - 15:30

Professional Background 

Dr. Li Han is Vice Dean of the Research Institute of Economics and Management (RIEM), Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE). He received his PhD in Economics from the University of Houston in 2006. Professor Li’s major research fields include Development Economics,Industrial Economics, and Applied Microeconomics. He has published papers in both English and Chinese peer-reviewed journals, such as in the Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Retailing, Quantitative Marketing and Economics, Economic Research, Management World,China Economic Quarterly.
 

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Prof. Li Qing, SWUFE


Postion:

  

Li Qing is Vice Dean of the School of Information and Engineering

Session:

 

Q & A Session of the Corporate Speeches

Time:

 

Friday - May 19, 2017
11:15 - 11:30

Professional Background 

Prof. Li Qing is Associate Dean of the School of Information and Engineering at the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics and an adjunct professor of the University of Arizona. Prior to that, he was a post-doctoral Researcher with the Arizona State University and the Information & Communications University of Korea. He received his PhD from the Kumoh National Institute of Technology in Korea. Li's research interests lie primarily in intelligent information processing and business intelligence. He has published over 80 articles in respected journals and conferences in related areas including ACM TOIS, AAAI, ACL, SIGIR and WWW. He served in the Electronic Commerce Research and Applications as an associate editor, and in the editorial board of the Journal of Database Management and in the Journal of Global Information Management. He also served in the organization and program committees of various international conferences including ACL, AAAI, PACIS, SIGIR, CIKM and AIRS. He is the co-founder of kuaijiankang.com. He was awarded with the Thousand Talents Plan of Sichuan, the New Century Excellent Talents in Universities by the MOE of China.
 

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Prof. Jeffrey Long, Sunyuki


Postion:

  

Founder and Chairman of Sunyuki Agricultural Science & Technology Co., Ltd.

Session:

 

Corporate Speeches II

Time:

 

Friday - May 19, 2017
10:45 - 11:15

Professional Background 

Among the first generation of Internet entrepreneurs in the 1990s, Jeffrey Long began his venture in the field of agriculture in 2010 by founding the Sunyuki Company with an internet thinking. The core of the Sunyuki business model is “Organic agriculture + Community O2O” based on the entire industry chain operation. Sunyuki focuses on the safety, delicacy of foods and health, convenience of customers, and it devotes itself to be the preferred platform by providing total solutions for family meals for city upscale consumers. Sunyuki is named “Sichuan Provincial Key Leading Enterprise of Agricultural Industrialization”, “Sichuan E-commerce Innovation Demonstration Enterprise”, and “Chengdu Key Enterprises of Agricultural Industrialization”. Jeffrey Long has been a member of the 7th CPPCC of Qingyang District in Chengdu, Vice Chairman of the Confederation of Trade Unions (General Chamber of Commerce) in Qingyang District in Chengdu, Sichuan Province.
 

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Prof. Lu Xiongwen, Fudan University


Postion:

  

Dean of the School of Management at Fudan University

Session:

 

Panel Discussion I, Entrepreneurship Education at Asia-Pacific Business Schools - Practice and Experiences

Time:

 

Thursday - May 18, 2017
14:00 - 15:30

Professional Background 

Professor Xiongwen Lu is Dean of the School of Management, and Founding Director of the Chinese Marketing Research Center at Fudan University. Prof. Lu’s teaching and research interests cover marketing in China as an immature market, internet marketing in China, service marketing, corporate reorganization, and change management. He is the chief editor of the “Advanced Dictionary of Management”, has authored or co-authored seven books and published over five dozens of research papers. Prof. Lu has been serving as Vice President of the Chinese Society for Management Modernization since 2010 and Vice Chairman of China National MBA Education Supervisory Committee since 2008. He also serves as a Council Member of AAPBS (Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools), a Board Director of the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), and as a Member of the AACSB Asia-Pacific Advisory Council and the EFMD Asia Advisory Board. Prof. Lu received his PhD in Economics from Fudan University and was a Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, MIT Sloan School of Management, and the Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University.
 

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Amy Memon, MBA


Postion:

  

Management of Accreditation Services in the Asia Pacific Region

Session:

 

AACSB Membership and Accreditation Information Session

Time:

 

Wednesday - May 17, 2017
12:00 - 14:00

Professional Background 

Amy Memon is Manager of Accreditation Services focusing on the Asia Pacific region for AACSB International. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Prior to joining AACSB in July 2016 as Manager of Accreditation Services, she has over a decade of experience working with AACSB’s member schools, serving six years as the India Special Advisor for AACSB. Before her relocation to Mumbai, Amy was Manager of Research at the AACSB's headquarters in Tampa, Florida, where she contributed to several research reports, including "The Globalization of Business Schools and Impact of Research: A Guide for Business Schools". Above that, Amy represented AACSB at the UN Global Compact to co-convene the "Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME)". She began her career at AACSB with the responsibility to develop and organize conferences and seminars which were executed across five continents. Amy holds a MBA degree from The University of Tampa, currently lives in Mumbai, and serves as the AACSB accreditation staff liaison supporting over 100 member schools in the Asia Pacific region.
 

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Prof. Wang Xin, SWUFE


Postion:

  

Prof. WANG Xin, PhD in Financial Management, is currently Associate Dean of the College of International Education and a professor at the International Business School at the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

Session:

 

Panel Discussion I, Entrepreneurship Education at Asia-Pacific Business Schools - Practice and Experiences

Time:

 

Thursday - May 18, 2017
14:00 - 15:30

Professional Background 

Prof. Wang Xin is a certified public accountant. Meanwhile, he is the Academic Director of the Chinese-European Economics and Business Studies Program (CEEBS), a member of the National Accounting Academic Leading (Reserve) Talents of the Ministry of Finance, Member of the Accounting Academic Leading Talents of Sichuan Province, Member of the International Academic Exchange Professional Committee of the Accounting Society of China (ASC), Senior Member of ASC, Project Evaluation Expert of the Sichuan Provincial Department of Commerce, Science and Technology Project Evaluation Expert of Chengdu City, and Peer Anonymous Reviewer of the National Natural Science Foundation of the China and Nankai Business Review.
 

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Prof. Jilnaught Wong, University of Auckland Business School


Postion:

  

Deputy Dean of the University of Auckland Business School

Session:

 

Panel Discussion II, Intrapreneurship and Internationalisation at Asia-Pacific Business Schools - Challenges and Opportunities

Time:

 

Thursday - May 18, 2017
16:00 - 17:30

Professional Background 

Professor Jilnaught Wong is Deputy Dean and Professor of Accounting at the University of Auckland Business School. He earned his PhD in Accounting from the University of Auckland and has worked in public accounting and investment banking. Prof. Wong is a FCA of the Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand and a FCPA of CPA Australia. Professor Wong’s research interests are in accounting policy choice, the interaction between tax and accounting, and governance mechanisms. He has published in the world’s leading journals, including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Accounting Horizons, Accounting & Finance, and a number of other journals. He is a past editor of Accounting & Finance, the official journal of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand. Prof. Wong teaches Accounting and Financial Reporting and Financial Statement Analysis in the MBA and Masters Programmes and has also supervised a number of PhDs, some of whom are full and associate professors at the University of Auckland, University of Melbourne (Australia) and Deakin University (Australia).
 

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Prof. Yang Shilei, SWUFE


Postion:

  

Professor of Operations Management and the Associate Dean of the School of Business Administration at SWUFE

Session:

 

Q & A Session of the Keynote Speeches

Time:

 

Thursday - May 18, 2017
11:05 - 11:35

Professional Background 

Shilei Yang is a Professor of Operations Management and the Associate Dean of the School of Business Administration at the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China. He received his Ph.D. in Operations Management from Washington State University. His research interests involve supply chain management, interface between operations and other functional areas, and applied business modeling. His research has been published in leading field journals, including Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Omega, and Journal of the Operational Research Society. He was selected as New Century Excellent Talent at the University by the Chinese Ministry of Education. He has been the principal investigator of several projects sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Humanities and Social Sciences Foundation of the Chinese Ministry of Education, and the EU-China Social Security Reform Cooperation Project.
 

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Prof. Zhao Jingmei, SWUFE


Postion:

  

Prof. Zhao Jingmei is the Executive Dean of the School of Finance

Session:

 

Keynote Speech II, Entrepreneurship Education from Global Perspectives - Challenges and Opportunities

Time:

 

Thursday - May 18, 2017
09:45 - 10:15

Professional Background 

Professor Zhao Jingmei joined the School of finance at the Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in 2003 as a Lecturer, Associate Professor in 2005, Professor in 2009 and Vice Dean in 2007. Prof. Zhao is the Executive Dean of the School of Finance since 2016. She served as Primary Secretary of Chinese Embassy in France in charge of education cooperation projects between China and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) from 2012 to 2016. Prof. Zhao won a Fullbright Scholarship in 2008 and lectured at the Benedictine University for two years. She did her post-doctoral research in Finance at the University of Mannheim and obtained Humboldt Research Fellowships. Her research fields involve International Economy, Monetary Policy, Asset Pricing and Behavioral Finance.
 

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