The Hon. Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, delivered the opening remarks.

The Hon. Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, delivered the opening remarks.

 The Hon. Tung Chee Hwa, GBM, delivered the closing remarks.

The Hon. Tung Chee Hwa, GBM, delivered the closing remarks.

 Daniel Russel, diplomat in residence and senior fellow, Asia Society Policy Institute; former assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, the United States Department of State, speaking on "Future models of global governance".

Daniel Russel, diplomat in residence and senior fellow, Asia Society Policy Institute; former assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, the United States Department of State, speaking on "Future models of global governance".

 Prof. Zhang Yansheng, adjunct professor, Renmin University of China; former secretary general, Academic Committee of China's National Development and Reform Commission, shared his insights on China's foreign and domestic policies under the new leadership team.

Prof. Zhang Yansheng, adjunct professor, Renmin University of China; former secretary general, Academic Committee of China's National Development and Reform Commission, shared his insights on China's foreign and domestic policies under the new leadership team.

 (From left) Lincoln Leung, chief executive officer, MTR Corporation; Dr Annie Wu, SBS, JP, member, Standing Committee, CPPCC; Zuraidah Ibrahim, deputy executive editor, SCMP ;  Prof. Witman Hung, JP, principal liaison officer for Hong Kong, Shenzhen Qianhai Authority.

(From left) Lincoln Leung, chief executive officer, MTR Corporation; Dr Annie Wu, SBS, JP, member, Standing Committee, CPPCC; Zuraidah Ibrahim, deputy executive editor, SCMP; Prof. Witman Hung, JP, principal liaison officer for Hong Kong, Shenzhen Qianhai Authority.

 Gary Liu, chief executive officer,  South China Morning Post  kicked off the conference by expressing his heartfelt thanks to the 250 participants.

Gary Liu, chief executive officer, South China Morning Post kicked off the conference by expressing his heartfelt thanks to the 250 participants.

 (From left) Wang Xiangwei, editorial advisor, SCMP; Frank Newman, chairman for China, Promontory Financial Group; John Woods, managing director and chief investment officer APAC, investment strategy and research, investment solutions and products, Credit Suisse; Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist, AXA Investment Managers Asia Ltd.

(From left) Wang Xiangwei, editorial advisor, SCMP; Frank Newman, chairman for China, Promontory Financial Group; John Woods, managing director and chief investment officer APAC, investment strategy and research, investment solutions and products, Credit Suisse; Aidan Yao, senior emerging Asia economist, AXA Investment Managers Asia Ltd.

 (From left) Daniel Russel; Tara Joseph, president, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong; Dr Edward Tse, founder and CEO, Gao Feng Advisory Company.

(From left) Daniel Russel; Tara Joseph, president, American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong; Dr Edward Tse, founder and CEO, Gao Feng Advisory Company.

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 (From left) Edith Yeung, partner, 500 Startups Greater China; Qian Jiannong, chairman and president, Fosun Tourism Group; Prof. Albert Park, director, Institute for Emerging Market Studies, HKUST; Dr Karen Reddington, president, APAC Division, FedEx Express.

(From left) Edith Yeung, partner, 500 Startups Greater China; Qian Jiannong, chairman and president, Fosun Tourism Group; Prof. Albert Park, director, Institute for Emerging Market Studies, HKUST; Dr Karen Reddington, president, APAC Division, FedEx Express.

 (From left) Eugene Tang, business editor, SCMP; Hung Kwong-yee, chairman, executive director and CEO, Ten Pao Group Holdings Ltd; Duane Kuang, founding managing partner, Qiming Venture Partners; Richard Li, director of brand communications, BYD Co. Ltd.

(From left) Eugene Tang, business editor, SCMP; Hung Kwong-yee, chairman, executive director and CEO, Ten Pao Group Holdings Ltd; Duane Kuang, founding managing partner, Qiming Venture Partners; Richard Li, director of brand communications, BYD Co. Ltd.

 (From left) Joe Tsai, chairman, SCMP Publishers; executive vice chairman, Alibaba Group; Prof. Keith Richburg, director of Journalism and Media Studies Centre and Professor of Practice, HKU; Dr Eric Li, managing partner, Chengwei Capital; founder, Guancha.cn.

(From left) Joe Tsai, chairman, SCMP Publishers; executive vice chairman, Alibaba Group; Prof. Keith Richburg, director of Journalism and Media Studies Centre and Professor of Practice, HKU; Dr Eric Li, managing partner, Chengwei Capital; founder, Guancha.cn.

 (From left) The Hon. Tung Chee Hwa; Dr Allan Zeman, chairman, Lan Kwai Fong Group.

(From left) The Hon. Tung Chee Hwa; Dr Allan Zeman, chairman, Lan Kwai Fong Group.

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