Building the Infrastructure for Eurasia’s Future


Governments from Beijing to London and Tokyo to Jakarta are investing in institutions and projects to recreate old trade routes and build new logistics networks in Eurasia. In order for Eurasia’s infrastructure to reach its full potential, the public and private sectors must grapple with the realities of economic models for developing modern infrastructure, while balancing an array of geopolitical and commercial agendas which may be at odds with one another. What concrete steps and showcase projects can provide a road map for the economic development of the Silk Road? What financing models are proving the most successful?

Li Zengxin , World Editor, Member of the Editorial Committee, Caixin Media

Dirk Ahlborn , Chief Executive Officer, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies
Xiang Bing , Founding Dean and Professor of China Business and Globalization, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business (CKGSB)
Kairat Kelimbetov , Governor, Astana International Financial Center; Governor, National Bank of Kazakhstan (2013–2015)
Konstantin Limitovskiy , Deputy Chairman of the Management Board, Eurasian Development Bank (EDB)
Dmitry Mezentsev , Member of The Council of the Federation of the Russian Federation Committee on Economic Policy; Chairman, Society of Russian-Chinese Friendship
Wang Jun , Adjunct Professor of Finance; Director of the CEIBS-World Bank China Centre for Inclusive Finance, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
Vladimir Yakunin , Chairman of Supervisory Board, DOC Research Institute; Doctor of Political Science