The 2017 BOAO Youth Forum for Asia is widely regarded as Asia’s most influential forum, bringing together the most prominent leaders from politics, economics, business and academic across the regions. Scheduled to be held on 2-Nov-2017 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, this year’s edition initiates thought-provoking discussion under the theme “The Future of Globalization and Free Trade – The Role of Youth”.
Among this year’s keynote speakers, Mr. Shaukat Aziz, Former Prime Minister of Pakistan will be featured; in addition to Mr. Xie Feng, Commissioner of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China in Hong Kong. Prof. Yesha Sivan, Executive Director of the Coller Institute of Venture, will also speak at the Forum.
The BOAO Youth Forum for Asia (Hong Kong) is an annual forum that gathering political, business and intellectual leaders from the region and across the world to engage in brainstorming and clashing of ideas on topics of finance, culture, education, science and technology, society and sustainable development with young people, listen and elaborate their points of view, and collectively analyze the opportunities and challenges ahead for the future development of Asia and the world.
As the primary dialogue platform between Asia and emerging economies, the BOAO Forum for Asia is committed to promoting Asian economic integration and mutual development across the Asia-Pacific region. Since 2009, the Y.Elites Association partners with BFA to jointly organize the BOAO Youth Forum (Hong Kong).