may, 2019

wed08may(may 8)17:00fri10(may 10)12:00China On The Rise: Your Talent Roadmap to Success17:00 - 12:00 (10) UTC+8 Location: Shanghai, China

Event Details

The conference will bring together Career Services and Human Resources professionals in an unprecedented, unique forum in China to strategise on their global recruitment initiatives and hiring objectives. They will come away with a practical toolkit of resources and connections to be implemented, matching top talent to international organisations.

A networking event, where Schools and organisations in China come together to gain insights, building relationships, discuss recruitment strategies, plan and build their global (campus) recruitment calendar.


Register here


Wednesday, May 8 — Schools

09:30 – 11:00

Optional Attendance: Campus Visits
(optional visits to select EFMD school campuses in and around Shanghai)

17:00 – 18:00

School Registration, Four Seasons Hotel

18:00 – 18:15

Welcome Address: Highered EFMD Global Career Services

18:15 – 19:15

Ice Breaking Activity

19:30 – 21:30

Networking Dinner

Thursday, May 9 — Schools and Companies

08:30 – 09:00

Company Registration

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome from Highered & EFMD
Global Recruiting Insights from Highered EFMD Global Career Services
Aim: Providing schools and participating organisations with unique global insight on real time talent preferences.

  • Bernt Blankholm, CEO Highered

09:30 – 10:00

Setting the Global Scene – Innovation and Talent Strategies for Success

  • Julian Chang, Tongji University Center for Contemporary China Studies

10:00 – 10:45

Plenary – Influence of Chinese Economic Trends on Talent Management

  • Martin Lockett, Nottingham University Business School China, Dean and Professor in Stragic Management
  • Shiny Xuan Feng, Nottingham University Business School China, Assistant Professor in HRM and Organisational Behaviour, Director of Personal & Career Development

10:45 – 11:00

Networking coffee break

11:00 – 12:30

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Latest Technology for Global Recruitment

12:30 – 13:30


13:30 – 15:00

Interactive Fishbowl
Map and Build your Global Recruitment Strategy
Aim: Organisations and Career Services come together in a hands-on session to share and exchange talent acquisition and placement needs. The goal of this fishbowl is to gain specific input to support your recruitment strategy or your School’s student placement needs and a company visit/recruitment trip calendar. Come prepared!

15:00 – 15:15

Coffee Break

15:15 – 16:15

Closing Keynote

  • Sun Zhongyuan, Executive President of Haier University

16:15 – 16:30

Concluding Remarks

17:30 – 19:30

Networking Dinner

19:30 – 21:30

Student & Alumni Gathering for Participating Companies and Schools
Featuring returnees sharing their reverse culture shock experience.

Friday, May 10 — Schools and Companies

09:00 – 12:00

Talent Connect
Prior to the Summit all participating companies will receive CV Books which include student and alumni profiles from participating schools. Participating companies are encouraged to schedule meetings and/or interviews with potential candidates of their interest from the CV Books..

Company Visits
Optional visits to select companies’ HQ/office in and around Shanghai. Companies have the opportunity to invite and welcome participating students, alumni and Career Services Professionals to their organisation for a tour and presentation by the company leader.


Shanghai, China


8 (Wednesday) 17:00 - 10 (Friday) 12:00 UTC+8


Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai

500 Weihai Rd, Jingan Qu, 200041 Shanghai Shi