PROGRAMME

2:00pm

Opening remarks

Damien Vernet (President, LVMH Fashion Group Asia)

with

Divia Harilela (Editor and Founder, The D'Vine)

2:02pm

Welcome remarks

Divia Harilela (Editor and Founder, The D'Vine)

2:05pm

Sponsor Messages

Alexis Bonhomme (Vice President Greater China & APAC, Farfetch)

SETTING THE SCENE

2:11pm

Decoding China's economic and social environment

Speakers:

David Baverez (Private investor)

John Ho (Founder Janchor Industrialist Investor, Janchor Partners)

2:32pm

2:53pm

Common prosperity: Opportunities and challenges

Moderator: 

Marketa Ruzickova (Founder, Marketing Strategist, Behind the Brands Ltd.)

Speakers:

Ivan Perra (General Manager Asia, Moschino Asia)

Jean Liang (Managing Director China, OnTheList)

Julien Gaubert-Molina (Partner& CEO Asia, Ykone)

Understanding femininity in China's luxury market

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Speaker:

Doris Wu (Senior cultural & marketing researcher, Cherry Blossoms Intercultural Branding)

3:08pm

Q&A: Understanding femininity in China's luxury market

Moderator: 

Divia Harilela (Editor and Founder, The D'Vine)

Speaker:

Doris Wu (Senior cultural & marketing researcher, Cherry Blossoms Intercultural Branding)

3:15pm

Coffee Break 

PART 1 - OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR LUXURY BRANDS IN CHINA

3:25pm

Two years on: Is the middle class still driving domestic demand?

 

Speaker:

Daniel Zipser (Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company)

3:36pm

3:58pm

Adjusting to the new Chinese consumer

Moderator:

Lena Yang (Co-Founder & Vice Chairman, WWD China)

Speakers:

Fabienne Pellegrin (Executive Director & Partner, LBB Asia) 

Vanessa Yao (Brand President, ICICLE)

Alexis Bonhomme (Vice President Greater China & APAC, Farfetch)

The biggest mistakes luxury brands make in China

​Speakers:

Jasmine Zhu (Founder & CEO, Expanter and China and I Brand Management)

Luca Solca (Senior Analyst, Bernstein)

4:13pm

Q&A: The biggest mistakes luxury brands make in China

Moderator:

Divia Harilela (Editor & Founder, The D'Vine)

Speakers:

Jasmine Zhu (Founder & CEO, Expanter and China and I Brand Management)

Luca Solca (Senior Analyst, Bernstein)

4:18pm

The talent crunch: Welcome to the era of competition

Moderator:

Divia Harilela (Editor & Founder, The D'Vine)

Speakers: 

Cyril Chong (Managing Director, Russell Reynolds Associates (Hong Kong) Limited)

Nathalie Cheveau (Human Resources Director Fashion Group APAC and China, LVMH Fashion Group Asia Pacific)

4:38pm

Coffee Break 

PART 2 - FUTURE OF LUXURY AND RETAIL IN CHINA

4:48pm

The sustainable revolution for brands and consumers

Moderator:

Divia Harilela (Editor and Founder, The D'Vine)

Speakers:

Chen Liang (Co-Founder, dejaWOOO and éCLAIR Asia)

Hong Zheng (PhD, Founder, GREENEXT and Adventi Communication )

Lena Yang (Co-Founder & Vice Chairman, WWD China)

5:09pm

China chic: The emergence of Chinese luxury brands

Moderator:

Agnes WU (Senior Editor, Jing Daily)

Speaker:

Jiang Qiong Er (CEO & Creative Director, Shang Xia)

Matthieu David Experton (CEO, Daxue Consulting)

5:25pm

Luxury's virtual future: From NFTs to the metaverse

Moderator:

Elisa Harca (CEO Asia & Co-Founder, Red Ant Asia)

Speakers:

Veronica Wang (Partner, OC&C Strategy Consultants)

Sebastien Borget (COO and co-founder, The Sandbox)

Final Remarks

5:50pm

Final takeaways

 

Speaker:

Divia Harilela (Editor and Founder, The D'Vine)

5:56pm

Closing remarks

Alain Li (Regional Chief Executive Asia Pacific, Richemont)

with

Sophie Leconte (Executive Director, French Chamber in Hong Kong)