Preliminary schedule, subject to change.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, November 16
6:00 p.m. Depart for Hong Kong Club
6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception, Hong Kong Club
Host: Simone Cheng ’06
, Claremont McKenna College
Saturday, November 17
All Saturday events will be held at Harbour Grand Hotel.
9:00–10:00 a.m. Session
Managing International Finance
Moderator: Laura Skandera Trombley, President, Pitzer College
Steven Chang ’83, Pitzer College Trustee, Managing Director, State Street Bank & Trust Co.
Miranda Kwok P’15, Pitzer College, President and CEO, China Construction Bank (Asia)
Josh Wang ’91, Pomona College, Managing Director of Credit Management and Advisory, Goldman Sachs Asia
Steve Watson, Claremont McKenna College affiliate, Senior Vice President, Capital World Investors
10:15–11:15 a.m. Session
Doing Business in Asia
Moderator: Pamela Gann, President, Claremont McKenna College
Matthew Estes ’88, Pomona College, CEO, Babycare Ltd.
Moira Moser '60, Scripps College, CEO & Founder, M. Moser Associates, Ltd.
Roy Y.C. Chen '86, Claremont McKenna College, Chairman & CEO, Grace Financial Ltd.
Jeff Layman '90, Claremont McKenna College, Partner, Beijing Office, Baker Botts LLP
11:30–12:30 p.m. Session
The Political Arena: Hong Kong
Moderator: Lori Bettison-Varga, President, Scripps College
Bernard Chan ’88, Pomona College, Deputy of The Chinese National People’s Congress; Member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong SAR Government; President, Asia Financial Group; President, Asia Insurance Co. Ltd.
Minxin Pei P’11, Claremont McKenna College, Professor of Government and Roberts Fellow, Specialist on China and U.S.-China relations
Ambassador Stephen Young P’12, Scripps College, Counsel General of the United States of America, Hong Kong
12:45–2:30 p.m. Lunch at Harbour Grand Hotel
Liberal Arts Education Panel
Moderator: Bob Walton, CEO, Claremont University Consortium
Lori Bettison-Varga, President, Scripps College
Pamela Gann, President, Claremont McKenna College
David Oxtoby, President, Pomona College
6:00 p.m. Depart for Aberdeen Marina Club
6:30–8:45 p.m. Cocktail Reception and Dinner, Aberdeen Marina Club
Welcome: David Oxtoby, President, Pomona College
Remarks: History and Preservation of Hong Kong, host and speaker, Bernard Chan ’88, Pomona College
9:00 p.m. Yacht Tour of the Hong Kong Marina
Host: Bernard Chan ’88, Pomona College
Sunday, November 18
10:00 a.m. Depart for Brunch
10:30 a.m. Brunch at the home of Ambassador Stephen Young P’12 and Barbara Finamore P’12, Scripps College
1:00 p.m. Optional Excursions
Walking Tour of Hong Kong with guide Jason Wordie, local historian and writer
(maximum 20 participants)
Luxury Shopping Trip organized by Kanani Young ’04, Pitzer College, Merchandising Manager, Balenciaga Asia
(maximum 15 participants)
Hiking to Victoria Peak in Hong Kong with Adriana Garcia ’95, Pitzer College, and her husband, Abel Navarrete (Easy paved walkway)
(maximum 20 participants)