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On the west coast of the Pacific Ocean and the seashore of Bohai, a city of hope is springing up; at the banks of Haihe River, a new-champion city emerged. That is the city of Tianjin, China, which locates 120 kilometers away from Capital Beijing. If you take the first high-speed train of China which runs between Tianjin and Beijing at a speed of 350 kilometers an hour from Beijing, you can arrive in Tianjin in only 30 minutes.

With a history of 600 years and a 30-year experience of reform and opening, Tianjin is marching at the forefront of development in China, Asia, and even the world. She stands proudly at the scratching line of an era of rejuvenation, and sends out her sincere invitation to friends all over the world: Tianjin Binhai New Area is taking on a new look and welcoming you to Tianjin!
 
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13 September
10:45~11:45 The G20 and Global Economic Governance
12:00~13:00 Driving Growth through Sustainability
14:00~15:00 Doing Business at the Next Frontier
17:00~17:10 Welcome to the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2010
17:10~18:00 Opening Plenary with Premier Wen Jiabao
14 September
9:15~10:15 America in the Asian Century
10:45~11:45 Sustaining a Shrinking Planet
12:00~13:00 Rethinking the Corporation in the 21st Century
13:00~13:10 Social Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in Asia
17:15~18:15 Sustainability and Corporate Competitiveness:Going beyond Green Goals
15 September
12:00~13:00 Global Economic Outlook
15:30~16:30 Shaping the Future
16:30~16:45 Closing Remarks
   
   
15 September 16:30~16:45 Closing Remarks
Forum Introduction:
Theme:Closing Remarks
Time:15 September 16:30~16:45
Introduction:This session is on the record,open to the reporting press and webcast live.
Host:Hilde Schwab,Chairperson and Co-Founder,Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship,Switzerland
Guest:Huang xingguo,Mayor of Tianjin,People's Republic of China
               Andre Schneider,Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer,World Economic Forum
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Panorama of Closing Remarks Huang Xingguo Andre Schneider
15 September 15:30~16:30 Shaping the Future
Forum Introduction:
Theme:Shaping the Future
Time:15 September 15:30~16:30
Introduction:Join a conversation about new ideas,principles and technologies at the cusp of reshaping businesses and industries and industries and meet this year's class of Technology Pioneers.
Host:Themas L.Friedman,Columnist,Foreign Affairs,The New York Times,USA
Guest:Lee Kai-Fu,Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,Innovation Works,People's Republic of China;Global Agenda Council on Innovation
               Richard T.Pascale,Associate Fellow,Said Business School,University of Oxford,United Kingdom
               C.Otto Scharmer,Senior Lecturer,Organization Studier,MIT-Sloan School of Management,USA
               Dov Seidman,Founder,Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,LRN,USA
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Panorama of Forum Lee Kai-Fu Richard T.Pascale C.Otto Scharmer Dov Seidman Thomas L.Friedman
15 September 12:00~13:00 Global Economic Outlook
Forum Introduction:
Theme:Global Economic Outlook
Time:15 September 12:00~13:00
Introduction:The International Monetary Fund has revised its growth forecast upwards for the year,but also highlighted concern that sovereign debt levels will reduce the margin of manoeuvre for governments to meet their fiscal,growth and employment goals.
Host:Martin Wolf,Associate Editor and Chief Economics Commentator,Financial Times,Until Kingdom
Guest:Nariman Behraverh,Chief Economist,IHS,USA
               Gerard Lyons,Chief Economist and Group Head,Global Research,Standard Chartered Bank,United Kingdom;Banking & Capital Markets Industry Agenda Council
               Ma Jiatang,Commissioner,National Bureau of Statistics of China,People's Republic of China
               Paul Sheard,Global Chief Economist and Global Head of Economic Research,Nomura Securities International,USA
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Panorama of Forum Ma Jiantang Martin Wolf Eckhard Cordes Mark Foster Xia Bin
14 September 17:15~18:15 Sustainability and Corporate Competitiveness:Going beyond Green Goals
Forum Introduction:
Theme:Sustainability and Corporate Competitiveness:Going beyond Green Goals
Time:14 September 17:15~18:15
Introduction:A study revealed that nearly 80% of business executives believe sustainability is a source of value in the long term,but only 30% integrate sustainability principles into their business practices.
Hostess:Yoko Ishikura,Professor,Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy,Hitotsubashi University,Japan;Global Agenda Council on Skills & Talent Mobility
Guest:Eckhard Cordes,Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer,METOR GROUP,Germany;Mentor of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2010
               Mark Foster,Group Chief Executive,Global Markets and Management Consulting,Accenture,United Kingdom
               Klaus Kleinfeld,Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,Alcoa,USA;Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business
               Dov Seidman,Founder,Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,LRN,USA
              Zhang Xiaogang,President,Anshan lron and Steel Group Corporation,People's Republic of China
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Panorama of Forum Yoko Ishikura Dov Seidman Klaus Kleinfeld Mark Foster Eckhard Cordes
14 September 12:00~13:00 Rethinking the Corporation in the 21st Century
Forum Introduction:
Theme: Rethinking the Corporation in the 21st Century
Time:14 September 12:00~13:00
Introduction:Globalization,corporate citizenship and partnership are among the concepts that entered into the business lexicon at the close of the last century.
Host:Robert Greenhill,Managing Director and Chief Business Officer,World Economic Forum
Guest:Cynthia Carroll,Chief Executive,Anglo American,United Kingdom;Mentor of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2010
               Tarun Khanna,Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor,Harvard Business School,USA;Young Global Leader;Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals
               Oki Matsumoto,Chief Executive Officer,Monex Group,Japan
               Vineet Nayar,Chief Exexutive Officer,HCL Technologies,India
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Cynthia Carroll Tarun Khanna Vineet Nayar Wei Jiafu Rober Greenhill Oki Matsumoto
14 September 10:45~11:45 Sustaining a Shrinking Planet
Forum Introduction:
Theme: Sustaining a Shrinking Planet
Time:14 September 10:45~11:45
Introduction:As population and prosperity grow globally,natural resources such as water and land are under mounting paessure,threatening food production and economic growth.
Host:Michael J.Elliott,Editor,Time International,and Deputy Managing Editor,Time Magazine,USA
Guest:Peter Brabeck-Letmathe,Chairman of the Board,Nestle,Switzerland;Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum;Mentor of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2010;Global Agenda Council on Water Security
               Bram Klaeijsen,President and Regional Director for Asia Pacific,Cargill Asia Pacific Holdings,Singapore
               Thomas G.Searle,Group Chief Executive and Pressident,International,CH2M HILL Companies,USA
               B.S.Yeddyurappa,Chief Minister of Karnataka,Karnataka Udyog Mitra(Government of Karnataka Organization),India
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Peter Brabeck-Letmathe B.S.Yeddyurappa Ren Xuefeng Bram Klaeijsen Thomas G.Searle Michael J.Elliott
14 September 9:15~10:15 America in the Asian Century
Forum Introduction:
Theme: America in the Asian Century
Time:14 September 9:15~10:15
Introduction:Its tenuous recovery from the Great Recession as well as uncertainty in Iraq and Afghanistan are among the reasons cited as to why the influence of the United States in Asia is bound to erode in the 21st century.
Host:Steven Clemons,Director,American Strategy Programme,New America Foundation,USA;Global Agenda Council on Geopolitical Risk
Guest:Cui Liru,President,Chinese Institutes of Contemporary International Relations,People's Republic of China;Regional Agenda Council on China
    Thomas L.Friedman,Columnist,Foreign Affairs,The New York Times,USA
    Taro Kono,Acting Secretary-General,Liberal Democratic Party(LDP),Japen
    Moon Chung-In,Professor of Political Science,Yonsei University,Republic of Korea
    Charles E.Morrison,President,East-West Centre,USA
    Kurt Tong,Senior Official to Asia-Paciflc Economic Cooperation(APEC),US Department of State
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Cui Liru Charles E.Morrison Moon Chung-In Thomas L.Friedman Taro Kono Kurt Tong
13 September 17:00~18:00 Opening Plenary with Premier Wen Jiabao
Forum Introduction:
Theme:Opening Plenary with Premier Wen Jiabao
Time:13 September 17:00~18:00
Introduction:This session is on the record,open to the reporting press and webcast live
Host:Klaus Schwab,Founder and Executive Chairman,World Economic Forum
Guest:Wen Jiabao,Premier of the People's Republic of China
               Huang Xingguo,Mayor of Tianjin,People's Republic of China
Video Playback
Opening Plenary Huang Xingguo Klaus Schwab
              
13 September 14:00~15:00 Doing Business at the Next Frontier
Forum Introduction
Theme:Doing Business at the Next Frontier
Time:13 September 14:00~15:00
Introduction:How is business done in frontier markets,which have lower levels of development and smaller capital markets than emerging markets?
Host:Tarun Khanna,Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor,Harvard Business School,USA;Young Global Leader;Global Agenda Council on Emerging Multinationals
Guest:Elizabeth Buse,Group Executive,International,Visa,USA
               Simeon Djankov,Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Bulgaria
               Don Lam,Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder,VinaCapital Group,Vietnam;Regional Agenda Council on South-East Asia
               J.Erik Fyrwald,Chairman and Chief Executive officer,Nalco Company,USA
               Zhu Hongjie,Vice-president,The Export-Import Bank of China,People's Republic of China
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J.Erik.Fyrwald Elizbeth.Buse Zhu Hongjie Lam Don Simeon Tarum Khanna
13 September 12:00~13:00 Driving Growth through Sustainability
Forum Introduction
Theme:Driving Growth through Sustainability
Time:13 September 12:00~13:00
Introduction:How will the sustainability imperative transform companies,industries and countries?
Host:Nik Gowing,Main Presenter,BBC World News,United Kingdom
Guest:Hari s.Bhartia,Co-Chairman and Managing Director,Jubilant Bhartia Group,India;President,Confederation of Indian Industry(CII);Mentor of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2010
               Bernardo Gradin,Chief Executive Officer,Braskem,Brazil
               Caio Koch-Weser,Vice-Chairman,Deutsche Bank Group,Deutsche Bank,United Kingdom;Global Agenda Council on Climate Change
               James E.Rogers,Chairman,President and Chief Executive Officer,Duke Energy Corporation,USA;Mentor of the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2010;Global Agenda Council on the Role of Business
               Shi Zhengrong,Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,Suntech Power,People's Republic of China
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K.R.Sridhar Hari S. Bhartia James E.Rogers Cheng Siwei Nik Shi Zhengrong
13 September 10:45~11:45 The G20 and Global Economic Governance
Forum Introduction
Theme:The G20 and Global Economic Governance
Time:13 September 10:45~11:45
Introduction:How can the G20 rebuild trust in markets and governance in a manner that not only is inclusive,but also better prepares the global economy for future challenges?
Host:Michael J .Elliott,Editor,Time International,and Deputy Managing Editor,Time Magazine,USA
Guest:Tony Clement,Minister of Industry of Canada
               Cui Tiankai,Vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of china
               Mari Elka Pangestu,Minister of Trade of Indonesia
               Martin Senn,Group Chief Executive Officer,Zurich Financial Services,Switzerland
               Zhu Min,Special Adviser,International Monetary Fund(IMF),Washington DC;Member of the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum;Regional Agenda Council on China
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Mari Elka Pangestu Michael J .Elliott Tony Clement Zhu Min Martin Senn Cui Tiankai
Binhai New Area
The Binhai New Area is located at the center of the Bohai Bay Rim city belt, in the east of Tianjin. If looking at a map of China, Tianjin looks like a horse holding its head up high. Taking a closer look at the city itself, many have noted that the Binhai New Area is shaped like an eagle. Full Story>>
News No. [2006] 20 of the State Council
Zong Guoying elected head of BNA
TBNA officially open
Good Binhai's service industry
Teda tops nation's development areas
Tanggu's 1st innovation fund founded
Tianjin,HNA eyes closer ties
Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city
Brief
Introduction
Location Planning &
Designing
Indicators
Framework
News
Eco-City:$2.1bn joint venture project
Singapore pave way for green economy
Closer cooperation with Singapore
President Hu meets with Lee Kuan Yew
China-Singapore ties good
SunCity to develop 5b yuan project
Big Projects
Airbus A320 Final Assembly Line Dawning 5000 in mass production
Xiangluo Wan Commercial Area Beijiang Power Plant
Tianjin Airlines Wind-power Industry
Traffic Construction
Tianjin Port
Throughput at Tianjin Port exceeded 350 million tons in 2008, ranking the fifth worldwide.
Beijing-Tianjin Inter-city Express Railway
The speed is designed at 300 kilometers per hour, with the peak speed reaching 350 kilometers per hour.
Underground Traffic Network
Presently, Tianjin subway line 2, 3 and 9 and Beijing subway line 4 and 14 are under construction.
Tianjin Station Traffic Junction Project
Tianjin Station Traffic Junction Project is a modern comprehensive traffic junction project.
100 Highlights of Tianjin | More
Tianjin Gas Group Tianjin Urban
Investment Group
Tiajin Auto Industry
Group
Tianjin Cotton
Exchange Market
20 Tianjin Companies signed membership of GGC with WEF. Tianjin Materials and Equipments Group Corporation and Tianjin Port(Group)Co., Ltd became the foundation member.
History
"Tianjin" was adopted in the first year of Yongle Reign in Ming Dynasty.
 Geography & Climate
 Administrative Divisions
 Population, Employment & Living
 Economy & Finance 
 Science & Technology
 Transport  Foreign Relations
Culture
Tianjin enjoys a reputation of “cradle of operas” and “motherland of folk art”.
 Performance Art  Folk Art
 Food culture  Cuisine
 Museums  Education
Tianjin City of Glamour
New Look
Haihe River | Italian Style Area | Jin Wan Plaza | "Tianjin Eye"
Fee-Free Parks | The Olympic Centre | The Five Avenus
Shopping
Hepinglu Golden Street Old Drum Street Hisense Plaza
Tourism
Tianjin features rich touring resources and varieties of scenic spots, with numbers natural resources like hills, rivers, lakes, seas and damp lands, etc.[Full Story]
Touring along the Haihe River | The 72 km long Haihe River winds through the city to Bohai Sea. [Full Story]
Sights of Binhai New Area |
It boasts special sightseeing spots, e.g., sea, gulf, Haihe Bund Park, etc.[Full Story]
Metropolitan Touring | Tianjin boasts numerous renowned streets, full of Tianjin commercial tastes[Full Story]
Scenic Spots in the Suburbs | The Ji County mountains make a back garden of Tianjin and Beijing.[Full Story]
Understanding Modern China through Tianjin |
The best channel to understand modern China.[Full Story]
Meijiang Convention Center
 
 
Meijiang Convention Center
Brief Introduction: World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging leaders in partnerships to shape global, regional and industry agendas.
The New Champions
The inaugural AMNC will bring together a new and exciting generation of companies and leaders who are changing the global economic landscape.These New Champions have the vision to expand more rapidly than ever before,yielding dynamic new business opportunities, improving infrastructure and generating employment around the world.Full Story>>
Klaus Schwab·Davos
Klaus Schwab : Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum. Founded the World Economic Forum in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation.
Davos is located in Graubunden canton, which is known as the holiday corner of Switzerland.
Reviews:
Annual Meeting 2009 | Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, 28 January - 1 February 2009
"Shaping the Post-Crisis World"
Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2009 |
Dalian, People’s Republic of China 10-12 September
" Relaunching Growth"
World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2008 |
23-27 January, Davos, Switzerland
" The Power of Collaborative Innovation"
Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2008 |
Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, 27-28 September
" The Next Wave of Growth"
Inaugural Annual Meeting of the New Champions |
Dalian, People’s Republic of China 6-8 September 2007
" Balance of the Reform Power"