2017 Schedule

2017-2018 Schedule: Chengdu-Ho Chi Minh City

Pre-Trip Workshops

Monday, September 11
TBD Doing Business in China

Wednesday, September 13
TBD Doing Business in Vietnam

Trip Schedule

Thursday, October 5
1:40 am Depart LAX on Air China #984
Friday, October 6
5:20 am Arrive Beijing
9:50 am Depart Beijing
12:50 pm Arrive Chengdu
Check-In at Grand Hyatt Hotel
4:00 pm — 5:30 pm Independent entertainment tour
Evening Free time
Saturday, October 7
9:30 am — 12:00 pm Tour in Chengdu Research Base of Panda Breeding
12:00 pm — 1:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm Lecture

6:00 pm — 9:00 pm Dinner hosted by Tianfu
Sunday, October 8
9:30 am — 12:00 pm Tour in Jinsha Ancient Ruins Museum
12:00 pm — 1:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm — 4:30 pm Tour in Zhuge Liang Memorial Temple
5:10 pm — 6:10 pm Lecture

Monday, October 9
9:00 am — 12:00 pm Lectures at Western International Financial Center (WIFC)

  • Huang Guagwei, Chairman, Tianfu Bank
  • “Three in One” Strategy and Pattern

  • Huang Yi, President, Tianfu Bank
  • Introduction to the Characteristics of Tianfu Bank

  • Chi Cheng, President, Tianfu Group
  • Introduction to the Characteristics of Tianfu Group

12:30 pm — 2:00 pm Lunch
2:50 pm — 3:10 pm Visit Chengdu Hi-Tech Development Zone

  • 5th Dimension Incubator
  • Cloud Venture Incubator
  • Microsoft Accelerator
6:00 pm — 9:00 pm Dinner
Tuesday, October 10
9:00 am — 12:00 pm Western International Financial Center (WIFC)

  • Wang Shaowen, President, Tianfu Financial Leasing
  • Introduction to Characteristics of the Financial Leasing Business of Tianfu Group

  • Wu Hao, Executive Chairman, Investment Division of Tianfu Group
  • Introduction to Characteristics of the Investment Business of Tianfu Grouop

  • Chengli, Chief Information Officer, Tianfu Bank and
  • Mi Zhenshu, Chief Information Officer, Tianfu Group
  • Introduction to Characteristics of the Technology Business of Tianfu Group

  • Li Jian, Executive Chairman of Health Care Division, Tianfu Group
  • Introduction to Characteristics of the Medical Business of Tianfu Group

  • Cecilia Chan,Managing Director, Octonovem
  • Investment in China

12:00 pm — 1:30 pm Lunch
2:00 pm — 4:00 pm Visit Angel Children’s Hospital
5:00 pm — Evening Free time
Wednesday, October 11
8:15 am — 10:00 am U.S. Consulate General

11:00 am — 11:45 am
4:15 pm Depart for Hanoi on Vietnam Airlines #553
10:00 pm Arrive Ho Chi Minh
Check-In at New World Hotel
Thursday, October 12
9:00 am Arrive Vietnam ingapore Industrial Park (VSIP)
9:30 am — 11:30 am Briefing on VSIP Operations in Vietnam and Asia

10:30 am 11:30 am Roundtable Discussion with SME Business Leaders at VSIP

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm Lunch hosted by VSIP
2:00 pm — 3:30 pm Factory Visit/ Briefing by BECAMEX IDC

  • Vo Son Dien, Advisory and Marketing Director Economic, Social and Urban Development of Binh Duong Province and the Southern Key Economic Zone
4:45 pm — 5:15 pm Briefing at the New World Hotel

5:30 pm — 8:45 pm Business Leaders/ Consul General Panel Discussion & Dinner

Friday, October 13
9:30 am Briefing by Cat Lai/ Saigon Newport

  • TBA: Current Status and Future Outlook for Container Shipping Infrastructure to Support Manufacturing in Vietnam
12:00 pm — 1:00 pm Lunch at Vietnam Gold & Country Club
1:30 pm Intel Products Vietnam

3:45 pm — 6:15 pm New World Hotel

6:30 pm — 8:30 pm Closing Dinner Roundtable Discussion

  • Pham Chi Lau Economic Researcher

  • Nat’e Commercial for Sustainable Development and Competition

Saturday, October 14th
All day Free time

  • Optional: Sign up for Saigon Day Tours/ Ann Tours
Sunday, October 15
11:15 am Depart HCMC on Cathy Pacific #766
3:10 pm Arrive Hong Kong
4:35 pm Depart HKG on Cathay Pacific #882
2:50 pm Arrive LAX
Monday, October 16 — No classes scheduled