Third Cornell China Real Estate Forum


The Center for Real Estate and Finance and the Club of Beijing held the third Cornell China Forum on December 15, 2015 in Beijing.

The forum focused on
1) Cross-border real estate investment
2) the future of China real estate
3) REITs and Securitization in China


Conference Chair:
Peng Liu, Associate Professor, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration

Keynote Speaker:
Duane Stiller, CEO, Woolbright Development

DeYun Cao, Executive Vice Chairman and Secretary-General, Insurance Asset Management Association of China (IAMAC)
Changchun Chen, Senior Vice President, Gemdale Corporation; Chairman, President, Wins Investment Management Limited
Stephen Chen, Managing Director, Infinity Global Real Estate Advisor
Christine Ip, Managing Director, CEO Hong Kong, United Overseas Bank Limited
Hui Liu, Vice President, China Life Real Estate Investment
Shirlene Song, Director, The Carlyle Group, Global alternative asset management
Stones Tse, Chairman and CEO, Easternflair
Guohua (Annie) Wu, Senior Partner, JT&N Law Firm
Xia Yang, Director of Asset-backed Securities Department, Harvest Capital Management Co., Ltd
Tianfang Ye, President, China Minsheng Bank Real Estate Finance
Zhijun Zhang, General Manager, United Rating Co. Ltd; Director, Credit Rating Committee of United Rating Co. Ltd
Bin Zhong, Secretary General, China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce
Tao Zhou, CEO, Luneng Group Hotel Management Co.
Yisheng Zhou, Partner, GoHigh Capital

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