Under the theme Asia Forward: Leading the Way Towards a New Multilateralism, AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2021 explored key aspects of the global economy including digitalization and sustainability and how Asia can drive the post-pandemic recovery and reinvigorate multilateral cooperation.
For the first time, AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2020 was held online. Themed Towards a New Multilateral Global Economy, it explored topics on prospects of multilateralism, climate crisis, post-COVID recovery and technology for common good.
AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2019 took place on November 12 and 13. Themed Building a Sustainable Framework for a Globalized Economy, AGD 2019 brought together global thought leaders from academia, business and policymaking to discuss the pressing challenges for global leadership, in sustainable development and technology, and their impact on the future of work, finance and healthcare.
AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2018 was held by the Asia Global Institute at The University of Hong Kong on November 14 and 15 in Hong Kong. Themed Redefining multilateralism in a new global economy, AGD 2018 brought together global thought leaders from academia, business and policy to look at issues triggered by recent political development, U.S.–China relations, shake-up of the global and regional trade systems, geo-economic and security concerns in Asia Pacific, and the advancement of AI in society.
AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2017 took place on November 22. The discussions were built around the theme of Asian Perspectives in a New Global Economy. Sessions focused on issues triggered by populism and a perceived retreat from globalization. They also touched on trade, finance, sustainable development, and the potential impact of artificial intelligence.
AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2016: Towards a New Economic Order took place on January 28. It marked the first time that AGD was held by the Asia Global Institute at The University of Hong Kong. AGD 2016 looked at how business might be a positive and dynamic agent of change as the global economy rebalances to the East. The event provided plenty of opportunities for delegates from around the world to exchange ideas on different aspects of the emerging global economy.
The AsiaGlobal Dialogue 2013 was held on December 5 and 6 in Hong Kong. More than 400 international participants from a broad range of sectors within Asia and beyond took part in the conference. Participants explored a variety of subjects including what business and policymakers should do to drive future growth and how regulators can better recognize risk factors in lending.
The first AsiaGlobal Dialogue was held from May 31 to June 2 by the Asia Global Institute’s predecessor, the Fung Global Institute. The event, which took place in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, attracted more than 400 participants from 22 countries. The group explored the emergence of a new global economy and looked at how business could be a positive and dynamic agent of change as the global economy re-balances to the East.