At the 8th Sydney China Business Forum, thought-leaders and business entrepreneurs addressed business delegates, government representatives and academics on the opportunities and challenges presented by China’s urbanisation.
The Forum, supported by the City of Sydney, China Construction Bank and Reginsun Group, discussed topics including the impact of urbanisation on China’s capacity to feed its citizens, the environmental challenges faced by rapidly growing cities and the healthcare needs of growing and ageing populations.
Forum attendees heard from representatives from Chinese ride-sharing company Didi Chuxing, the prestigious medical journal The Lancet, international pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, the world’s largest wind turbine producer Goldwind, Sydney-based blockchain specialist UDT, leading Chinese law firm Deheng and the Beijing-based environmental solutions company OriginWater.
Other speakers included representatives from the City of Sydney, the University of Sydney, Qingdao University and the Australian Water Association.
The Forum was organised by the University of Sydney China Studies Centre in collaboration with the University’s Business School and Charles Perkins Centre.