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Entrepreneurial mobility and global talent: China and international comparisons "Entrepreneurship and Talent Management" Book Launch Event

Room 106 Birmingham Business School
Wednesday 24th February 2016 (12:30-16:30)
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Dr Yipeng Liu -

You are invited to the launch of 'Entrepreneurial mobility and global talent: China and international comparisons' (edited by Huiyao Wang, President, Center for China and Globalization, Beijing, China and Yipeng Liu, Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK). 

This event has been organised by editor Dr. Yipeng Liu and is sponsored by the Enterprise & Diversity Cluster, China Cluster and China Institute.


You can register to attend this event by completing our online registration form.

Preliminary agenda

12:30 - 13:15: Lunch & informal networking

13:15: Welcome and opening remarks by Prof. Simon Collinson (Dean of Birmingham Business School)

13:25: Prof Zhibing Zhang (Deputy Director of China Institute)

13:30 - 14:30: Session 1: Scholarly conversation (Academic focus)

Chair: Dr. Yipeng Liu (University of Birmingham)

  • Presentation 1: Prof. Shahamak Rezaei (Roskilde University, Denmark) -‘Talent among Chinese entrepreneurs at home and abroad’
  • Presentation 2: Dr. Yipeng Liu (University of Birmingham, UK) - ‘Chinese returnee entrepreneur and talent management’
  • Presentation 3: Yin Mon Myint (University of Cambridge Judge Business School) - 'Talent and European spin-off practice: a comparative study of four European universities’

14:30 - 15:00: Coffee Break

15:00 - 16:00: Session 2. Global entrepreneurship and local engagement: talent mobility and university (Practice focus)

Chair: Prof. Kiran Trehan (University of Birmingham)

Panel members:

  • Prof. Daniela Baglieri (Vice-President for Innovation and Technology Transfer, University of Messina, Italy)
  • Mr. Hamish Clifton (serial entrepreneur, Special Adviser to the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education)
  • Dr. Bin Wu, (founder of the Centre for Chinese Migration Studies, University of Nottingham, UK)
  • Dr Yeow Poon (People and Organisation, President of England China Business Forum, Chair of the Chinese Community Centre Birmingham)

16:00 - 16:30:    Closing: Cheese & Wine

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