Pre-Conference (PC) Session, June 18, 2014, Wednesday
About half of the participants registered today, mainly those from
cities outside of Beijing. More local participants are expected
1. Company visit to Tsinghua X-lab: led by Prof. Lei Wang, a group of 40
participants visited the innovative platform on Tsinghua campus.
2. New Member Orientation
The New Member Orientation has attracted over 200 new members. Prof.
Anne Tsui, Jia Lin Xie and Jing Zhou shared their understanding about
the IACMR's mission and values.
3. Distinguished Executive Award
Weihua Ma, Chairman, Wing Lung Bank Ltd., former president and CEO of
China Merchants Bank (CMB), has won the 2014 Distinguished Executive
Award. In his talk after receiving the award,he shared how CMB has
become the 6th bank in China by innovative management.
4. MOR-Wiley Reception
About 300 people attended the reception to celebrate the10th anniversary of MOR.
Day One, June 19, 2014 Thursday
The Biennial IACMR Conference was opened at the China National
Convention Center on June 18! With 1150 people registering with the
conference, the hall of 1620 square meters was almost packed.
1. Prof.Neng Liang, Program Chair), Prof. Zhihong Yi (Chair of LAC) made
opening remarks. The short opening was followed by the keynote panel
'New Research in New Contexts',chaired by Anne S. Tsui, Peking
University and Arizona State University. The four speakers are:
Gerry George, Imperial College
Hongbin Cai, Peking University
Luis Gomez-Mejia, University of NotreDame
Victor Nee, Cornell University
The first keynote panel was really very well received because of the
well known speakers. More keynote panels are expected to have good
number of participants.
2. Welcome Lunch
Chaired by Jiing-Lih Larry Farh, the welcome lunch started at 12:20 with
the appreciation ceremony to 25 sponsoring organizations. Zhihong Yi,
vice president of Remin University of China, Jiye Mao, dean of Remin
Business School, presented the appreciation plaques one by one to the
representatives from the 25 sponsors.
3. Placement Service