AsianInvestor hosted its second annual Global China Investment Forum at the Westin hotel on Financial Street in Beijing on September 16.

The event opened with a broad session on the macroeconomics of the global economy presented by Le Xia, Asia chief economist at BBVA.

A panel debate on best practice in international investing then featured Wallace Yu of China Investment Corporation, Stephen Joske of AustralianSuper and Christopher Hunter of Cambridge Associates. Click here for our report.

Michael Li, vice-president of American Century Investments, gave a talk on opportunities within the global landscape, before Simon Pilcher of M&G Investments discussed the investment function of Prudential.

The final pre-lunch panel discussion featured a debate on investing China's insurance assets, as reported. The participants were Larry Wan of Shanghai Life, Gordon Tsui of Taikang Life and Cho Sung Sik of Mirae Asset Life Insurance.

Joseph Chang of Mercer moderated a debate on increasing exposure to alternative investments, featuring Ross Israel of QIC, Henry Liu of the China-Africa Development Fund and Vincent Wang of CAIA China.

A discussion on private banking trends from Connie Leung of Amicorp was followed by a debate on the Hong Kong-China mutual fund recognition scheme. The panelists were Rosita Lee of Hang Seng Bank, Stephen Baron of Z-Ben Advisors and Wang Yixuan of the Shenzhen Stock Exchange Research Institute.

To view our gallery of photos from the event, please click here.