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Practical and Operational Aspects of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone & Tomorrow’s Leaders Networking Conference


CEIBS Alumni Association has teamed up with Dezan Shira & Associates and Catalyst4MBAs to invite you to two great events in one evening!

On Saturday, May 10th, Maria Kotova will discuss Practical and Operational Aspects of the Shanghai Free Trade Zonewith CEIBS alumni at the Andaz Hotel in Xintiandi. Her presentation will cover the practical and operational issues of setting up and operating in the Zone. Maria will discuss such hot topics as the reduction of the negative list, and potential opportunities for e-commerce, international logistics companies, and value-added communications.

Afterwards, you can join the Tomorrow’s Leaders Networking Conference and mingle with graduates from many other business schools abroad and in China. During the event, keynote speaker John Ho, will be speaking on Big Data and Big Business.

Date: Saturday, May 10
Time: 17:30 – 22:00

17:30 – 18:00 Registration
18:00 – 19:00 Practical and Operational Aspects of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone 
     (CEIBS Alumni only)
19:00 – 21:00 Tomorrow’s Leaders Networking Conference
     19:30 Big Data, Big Business
     20:10 Networking
     21:30 Lucky Draw 

Andaz Hotel
5th floor, 88 Songshan Road, Shanghai

Registration: Please sign up with Andrea Stopajnik at sandrea@ceibs.edu  

The Shanghai Free Trade Zone event is free of charge. 
Tickets for the Tomorrow’s Leaders Conference can be purchased on site or prepaid online. A discount of 100RMB (150RMB instead of 250RMB) is available for CEIBS alumni and students. 
Please contact Andrea Stopajnik for details.

About the events:


Practical and Operational Aspects of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone

Practical and Operational Aspects of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone & Tomorrow’s Leaders Networking Conference


Maria Kotova is an associate in the international business advisory services team of Dezan Shira & Associates. She guides foreign-invested companies through the process of setting up, operating and expanding their businesses in China. Maria has followed the progress of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone since its inception and is involved with several current projects in the Zone.

Dezan Shira & Associates is a specialist foreign direct investment practice with a pan-Asian presence. Since its establishment in 1992, the firm has grown into one of Asia's most versatile full-service consultancies with operational offices across China, Hong Kong, India, Singapore and Vietnam, Dezan Shira Asian Alliance member-firms in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand, as well as liaison offices in the United States, Italy and Germany.

Dezan Shira & Associates is one of the very few firms able to provide a spread of local, Asian and global expertise. This ranges from advising on country operational comparisons, including pan-Asian regulatory, tax and labor comparisons, in addition to advising on the strategic use of bilateral and multilateral tax and free trade agreements. It also advises and services clients requiring pan-Asian treasury and payroll management structures. At a local level, Dezan Shira & Associates provides due diligence, tax and business advisory, corporate establishment, compliance advisory, accounting, financial review services and audit capabilities to multinationals investing in each of the countries it operates in.

Practical and Operational Aspects of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone & Tomorrow’s Leaders Networking Conference

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Attend to:

- Hear Keynote speaker, Prior VP of Groupon / Gaopeng.com and current CSO of Geomedia, John Ho will be speaking on "Big Data & Big Business". This is an inside look from his 20 years of experience with leading companies on leveraging this trend of analyzing big data for big business decisions. 
- Meet CEOs, Business unit heads, HR executives that value the MBA, face to face. Infosys, IBM, Bo-Le, LEK Consulting, Philips and more already confirmed. 
- Win a free trip to Thailand! 
- Grow your MBA network to multiple business schools. (top-tier programs MBAs and alumni) - Enjoy two drinks (included) at the elegant Andaz Hotel in Xintiandi

Keynote speaker: John Ho, Chief Strategy Officer of Geomedia, ex-VP of Groupon (China) and ex-SVP of AsiaInfo Technologies (NASDAQ:ASIA) will be speaking on "Big Data and Big Business". One of the most pressing issues of current global business is how this data is used to create successful growth strategies. Truly an expert speaker on the subject, John has spoken at Deloitte Technology Fast 50 China 2013, been written up in the Deloitte Report on Big Data and interviewed on Thailand TechTV during the Mobile World Conference 2013. This gives you a chance to hear from and possibly even meet this expert on one of the hottest topics for global business today."

What the event brings:

www.catalyst4mbas.com is focused on bringing efficient and effective connections for MBAs. We bring MBAs together from the top business schools to network together and to give MBAs the opportunity to connect with top organizations that value the MBA.

This is your chance to make real and valuable connections happen, hear from and meet John Ho, as he shares his insights on the newest business trend of using big data to make big business along with the career development in a multinational company. Fascinating real world insights from the speaker that you will also have the chance to meet. We also have an efficient networking activity that is going to get you started off by being introduced to 10 to 20 MBAs and MBA alumni from multiple top schools to find connections for business and idea sharing. Don’t forget that there will also be C-level & HR executives from top organizations that value MBAs. This is a really high caliber networking opportunity for you to build relationships that can make a real difference in your future. So come and join "Tomorrows Leaders"