Asia Society France's Global Launch: Conversations France-Asie 2022

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Asia Society France's Global Launch: Conversations France-Asie 2022

Asia Society France's Launch at the Collège des Bernardins in Paris. Please register by clicking on the "Register" button on the right.

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Collège des Bernardins 20 Rue de Poissy 75005 Paris France

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We are delighted to invite you to Asia Society France's global launch on Thursday, October 13th, 2022. We will gather on Paris’ Left Bank at the Collège des Bernardins, renowned as a space of discussion and the exchange of ideas that dates back to the 13th century.

Make sure to save the entire day for us for a full day of thought-provoking conversations, networking and lots of fun. We look forward to seeing you then. Merci et à bientôt!

Asia Society France Global Launch: Conversations France-Asie 2022

"To act in troubled times/Agir en des temps troublés: New perspectives from France, Asia, Africa, and the world"

Master of Ceremony: Jamil Anderlini, Editor in Chief, POLITICO Europe

9.30 AM: Inaugural session - Grand Auditorium (Zoom livestream available)

  • Welcome remarks: Serge Dumont, Chairman, Asia Society France
  • Hon. Kevin Rudd, President & CEO of Asia Society, President of the Asia Society Policy Institute
  • HE Nana Addo Dankwa Afuko-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana

10. 45 AM: Plenary session - Grand Auditorium (Zoom livestream available)

(Un)avoidable wars: Myth or Reality? Is the 'Thucydides trap' inevitable? What's next for the 'international liberal order'?

  • Dr. Mohit Anand, Associate Professor in International Business and Strategy at emlyon business school
  • Philippe Le Corre, Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School, Visiting Professor, ESSEC Business School
  • Hon. Kevin Rudd, President & CEO, Asia Society, President, Asia Society Policy Institute
  • Laurent Vigier, Chairman, the Five Capital Executive Committee, Chairman, "Friends of the Global Fund Europe", Former Chairman, the Board of the Institutional Investors Roundtable
  • Moderator: Jamil Anderlini, Editor in Chief, POLITICO Europe

PM: Roundtable discussions

12.30 - 2 PM :Lunch & Networking Onsite

2.15 PM - 3.45 PM:

Sustainability: Are stakeholders walking the talk? Going beyond words and promises - Grand Auditorium (Zoom livestream available)

  • Ashok Adicéam, French Government Counsellor One Planet Summit, the Ocean / UN Ocean Conference 2025
  • Bertrand Badré, Managing Director and Founder, Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital, Former CFO, the World Bank group
  • Nathalie Bastianelli, Founder, WeBelongToChange, Former head, HAVAS China, Author
  • Geneviève Férone, Author, Pioneer of Socially Responsible Investment, CEO Casabee, Co-Founder Prophil, Vice-President, The Shift Project
  • Sel Kofiga, Multi-faceted Artist - the Slum Studio (fashion-waste up-cycling)
  • Reina Maruyama, Chief Sustainability Officer, Workstudio-Paneco (fashion-waste up-cycling)
  • Moderator: Dr. Mohit Anand, Associate Professor in International Business and Strategy, emlyon business school

Globalization vs Fragmentation. Where do we place value? - Petit Auditorium

  • Andrea Goldstein, Economist, Head of India/Indonesia/Tunisia Desk, OECD Economics Department
  • Jean-Francois Huchet, President of Inalco (University of Oriental Languages and Civilizations), Professor, Economics of China and Asia, Inalco
  • Sandra Poncet, Professor, Paris School of Economics, Head, Masters in International Economy and Environment and of the thematic group "Globalization, Political Economy and Migration"
  • Laurent Vigier, Chairman, Five Capital Executive Committee, Chairman, "Friends of the Global Fund Europe", Former Chairman, the Board of the Institutional Investors Roundtable
  • Moderator: Sandrine Zerbib, China business & e-commerce expert, Co-Author of the book "Dragon Tactics", Founder & Chairwoman, Full Jet

4 PM - 5.45 PM :

From Globalization to 'Global-is-Asian': Are Asian philosophies more relevant than the West's in today and tomorrow's world? - Petit Auditorium

  • Dr. Mohit Anand, Associate Professor in International Business and Strategy, emlyon business school
  • Stéphane Arguillère, Professor, Tibetan and religious studies, Inalco
  • Véronique Cheynet-Cluzel, Vice-president, Association Ricci - Grand Ricci Dictionary of the Chinese language, President of Presence & Accomplitude
  • John Lagerwey, Director, Ricci Institute France
  • Jacques Scheuer, Professor (emer.), Asian philosophies and religions, the Université catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  • Moderator: Sebastien de Courtois, Historian, journalist, author, specialist of Turkey and Christians of the Orient, Attaché de coopération et d'action culturelle (ACAC) at the French Embassy in Cyprus

Cyberspace and Outerspace: Will it be a frontier for cooperation or confrontation? - Grand Auditorium (Zoom livestream available)

  • Aliette de Bodard, Computer engineer, speculative fiction writer
  • Massimo Claudio Comparini, Deputy CEO Executive Senior Vice President Observation Exploration Navigation, Thales Alenia Space
  • Nicolas Gaume, Entrepreneur, Space fanboy, Co-Founder and CEO, Space Cargo Unlimited
  • Admiral Édouard Guillaud, Former Chief of Defense Staff, Former Military National Security Advisor
  • Nowmay Opalinski, Ph.D. Candidate, Data Specialist, Geopolitics of the Datasphere (GEODE)
  • Moderator: Duncan Clark, Chairman, BDA, Global Trustee, Asia Society

4.30 PM - 5.55 PM:

Make the Youth dream again: Tech with purpose? - Cellier Salle F

  • Eve Ben-Haïm, Inspirational Content Advisor, Ubisoft
  • Jean Denerolle, Fashion, NFTs, entrepreneur on building organic growth in Asia for SMEs, former Managing Director Asia Pacific, Lanificio F.lli Cerruti 1881
  • Thibaud Dumas, Neuroscientist, Investor, Author
  • Edouard Fillias, Co-Founder & CEO, JIN
  • Yukari Hara, CEO of SKYAH Co., Ltd - Proudly from Africa, Changemaker
  • Hadrien de Montferrand, Founder and partner, Beijing and London based HdM Gallery
  • Moderator: Marine Mallinson, French seasoned tech entrepreneur

6 PM - 7 PM: Closing Session - Grand Auditorium (Zoom livestream available)

Watch the sessions live from the grand Auditorium on Zoom using the following link:

https://asiasociety-fr.zoom.us/j/85823173971?pwd=dXN3Q2g2TXB4K1k5bXJpbzNSTGJNZz09

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