Old World, Long Lives, Small Families: Scary or Brilliant?

Mar 1, 2017

Time: 18:30 - 20:15

Venue: The Hong Kong Management Association, Rm 302, 3/F, Pico Tower, 66 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Program:

  • 18:30 - 18:45 Registration
  • 18:45 - 18:55 Welcome and Introduction
  • 18:55 - 19:45 Talk by Ted Fishman
  • 19:45 - 20:15 Discussion/ Q&A

Old World, Long Lives, Small Families: Scary or Brilliant? How global population shifts changes every important relationship we have, personal, economic and geopolitical.

Join us for an interactive discussion with Ted Fishman, an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, to explore how the aging of the world’s population and the worldwide trend toward smaller families drive globalization and change our most important relationships.

The event is jointly organized by the University of Chicago Center in Hong Kong and Savantas Liberal Arts Academy. Special thanks to Hong Kong International Literary Festival for supporting the event.

Speaker: Ted C. Fishman

About the Speaker:

Ted C. Fishman is an award-winning journalist, best-selling author and former derivatives trader. Fishman’s latest book, Shock of Gray, explores how the aging of the world’s population and the worldwide trend toward smaller families drive globalization and change our most important relationships. In his international bestseller, China, Inc., Fishman describes the effects of China's emergence as a world power on the lives and businesses of people everywhere. Fishman’s books have been published in 27 languages and over 50 foreign editions.

Fishman's essays and reports appear in many of the world’s most prominent publications, including The New York Times Magazine, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, National Geographic, Money and Harper's.  He appears frequently on television and radio, including many of the world’s most widely-followed news outlets. As a speaker, Fishman has addressed hundreds of government, corporate and not-for-profit groups around the globe.

Fishman has been a fellow at the think tank for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and a visiting scholar at Stanford University’s Center on Longevity. He has also been faculty director and lecturer with programs for global executives through Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business.

Mr. Fishman has lived and worked in Japan and Indonesia. He is a graduate of Princeton University and currently lives in Chicago.

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