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Beedie Events

Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies - Perspectives on China's Economic Reforms after the 19th CPC National Congress

Date:Thursday, June 28th, 2018
Time:2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:Segal 4600 (4th floor)
Segal Graduate School of Business
500 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC
 On-Campus (Segal) Open to Public Registration Required

The 19th CPC National Congress was the most important meeting in China. President Xi's speech had shaped the development blueprint for the next 5 years and even longer. In this presentation, Dr. Chen will share his viewpoints on the implications and challenges facing China's economic reforms. In particular, Dr. Chen will provide detailed analyses on the issues of "External Liberalization", "SOE Reforms", as well as "Made in China 2025".

Professor Bo Chen received his Ph.D. degree in Economics from Simon Fraser University in 2008. Dr. Chen is a professor of Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He is also a Research Associate of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC). Since June 2013, Dr. Chen has served as the executive director of the Research Centre on Free Trade Zone and participated in the consultation for the establishment of China (Shanghai) and China (Hubei) Free Trade Trial Zone. He was selected to give talks on Shanghai FTZ to senior officers at the Ministry of Treasury and the Ministry of Commerce. Since 2015, he has been a senior consultant to Fujian and Guangdong FTZs.

Furthermore, he is also a senior lecturer to the executives of central State-owned Enterprises (SOEs) by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council on "One Belt, One Road" Initiative. Dr. Chen remains a senior consultant (to both central government and Shanghai Municipal government) on various undergoing macroeconomic reforms, especially on the policies on trade, investment, and SOEs.International Business Academy since 2012.

Save the Date: EMBA 50th Anniversary Celebration

Date:Monday, October 22nd, 2018 - Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
Time:See below
Location:See below

Join us in celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the SFU Beedie School of Business Executive MBA Program. The celebration will include a 3-part panel speaker series and an evening reception.

Speaker Series
- the speaker series will be open to all SFU Beedie alumni.

Date: October 22
Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 pm

Social Responsibility
Date: October 30
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Global Perspective
Date: November 15
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

SFU Beedie Executive MBA 50th Anniversary Celebration Reception
Date: November 22
Time: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Presenters: Ali Dastmalchian, Dean, SFU Beedie School of Business and more!

For inquiries, email beedie-events@sfu.ca

Beedie Alumni Reunion Events

SFU Alumni Event | Bay Area & San Francisco

Date:Monday, June 25th, 2018 - Tuesday, June 26th, 2018
 Off-Campus Registration Required

Join fellow alumni for a social in the Bay Area or San Francisco! Chat with friends - old and new - over complimentary hors d'oeuvres and beverages. In addition, you'll be treated to a short presentation by Dr. Angelica Lim, an AI Roboticist, an SFU alumnus and recently was featured in Forbes as one of the leading women in AI.
We'll also have co-op students - our future alumni - in attendance. It'll be a great opportunity to share your wisdom with them!

Save the Date: Summertime Alumni Event

Date:Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm

Save the date for some exciting summertime alumni events! Stay tuned for more info.

SFU Alumni Event | Toronto

Date:Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Time:6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location:Floor 46
Bay Adelaide Centre
333 Bay Street, Floor 46, Toronto
 Off-Campus Registration Required

SFU Alumni are invited to bring their manager or a colleague to meet our Dean, hear from students who manage the two largest student-run portfolios in Canada (managing over $23m) and gain insights from a leading Faculty member. Stay afterwards for a reception where you can connect with all the evening's presenters – your first drink is on us!

Special presentation
Investing for the Long Run: Why Sustainability Matters with Glenn Powers, faculty advisor to two student-managed funds at SFU in Vancouver, BC.

Presentations will also include portfolio updates by students managing successful funds at the SFU Beedie School of Business.

For questions please contact beedie_alumni@sfu.ca.

Save the Date: Family Baseball and BBQ Alumni Event

Date:Sunday, July 29th, 2018

Stay tuned for more info.

For questions, please contact Dana Higgins, External Relations, erbeedie@sfu.ca

For information on events hosted by SFU Alumni Relations and Alumni Association, please refer to their Upcoming Events page.