Government Relations in China today: Take the survey


Ahead of the 2015 China Government Affairs Forum PublicAffairsAsia is conducting a survey of corporate affairs and government relations practitioners engaged in mainland China.

The survey examines how the operating environment in China has changed, what challenges this has created for government relations functions and will assess whether corporations are adequately resourced to meet these challenges.

The survey takes four minutes to complete and can be submitted online via this link.

The responses will form a short report to be published at The 2015 China Government Affairs Forum which takes place in Beijing on Thursday, May 21.

Set against the opportunities of creating a harmonious society through “stability-first” reforms are a new set of emerging risks in China today – ranging from corruption, to anti-trust laws, tougher safety standards, greater regulatory enforcement and tax compliance.

For all companies this new operating environment is complex and fast-changing. The 2015 Government Affairs Forum will chart these emerging trends, map the key policy changes and develop a new toolkit to build PA and government affairs strategies.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Lin Gao, Senior Director of Global Government Affairs, Motorola Solutions
  • Charles Shen. Executive Vice President, Corporate & Public Affairs, Weber Shandwick
  • Ken Lousberg, ‎President, Terex Corp, China
  • Albert Xie, Vice President, Public Policy and Government Relations, GM China
  • Min Qin, Vice President, Government and External Affairs, Greater China, Fonterra
  • Jonathan Dong, Head of Corporate Affairs, Nestlé Greater China Region
  • Ran Liu, Vice President, Public Policy, Greater China, MasterCard Worldwide
  • John Russell, Executive Director, North Head Consulting
  • Owen Ma, Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Cargill China
  • Emma Fan, Associate Public Relations Director, PepsiCo Greater China Region
  • James L. McGregor, best-selling author and Chairman of APCO Worldwide in China
  • Patrick Wang, Vice President, Government Affairs, AmCham China
  • Sun Yang, Director, Government Affairs and Public Policy Consulting Group, Burson-Marsteller
  • Mark Rushton, Senior Director, Strategic Communications practice, FTI Consulting
  • Yuan Haiying, Founder, Yuan Associates
  • Li Lu, Principal, GM & Associates
  • Richard Blewitt, Managing Partner, Clifford Chance Beijing

Interactive Panel Sessions include:

  • Thinking Big: Where the new opportunities for business lie.
  • The China Dream: Mapping and monitoring the key policies.
  • Stress Test: Where political and regulatory risk is growing.
  • All Change? Government Affairs in the Era of the New Normal.

Plus Interactive Workshops On:

  • Delivering on the China Dream: Building effective corporate citizenship and partnership models in the PRC.
  • State of Preparedness: Managing a Regulatory or Competition Investigation.
  • Building a GR Function with Impact: How to Structure and Deploy Limited Resources in China.

Who should attend:

  • MNC country management;
  • Government relations directors and managers;
  • Corporate affairs managers and directors;
  • Senior regulatory and compliance practitioners;
  • Corporate communications managers.

Click this link to reserve seats for this industry-leading conference.