The IV Youth Conference “Agora: SCOLAR Vision” “Social media as a driver for digital economy: content creation and e-commerce development”


Organizers: SCO Secretariat, SCOLAR Network

Support: Shanghe House, ZHT Digital Silk Road, Global Science Fiction Developer Conference

Languages of the event: English & Chinese

Format: hybrid, offline in Beijing (limited spots, only upon registration confirmation) & live on Zoom

Address: SCO Secretariat, 7 Ritan Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing

Time (UTC+8) Agenda

Welcoming remarks

14:00-14:05 Vladimir Norov, Secretary General of Shanghai Cooperation Organization

14:05-14:10 Yang Shen, Vice-President of Chinese Youth Association for Network Development (CYAND), Professor at Tsinghua University School of Journalism and Communication

14:10-14:15 Victoria Khu, President of SCOLAR Network

Nik Gu, Tsinghua Global Student Ambassador, Member of SCOLAR Network (host)

Keynote speeches

14:15-14:20 Olim Alimov, Co-founder of SCOLAR Network & Shanghe House Presentation of SCOLAR “Forward” Project

14:20-14:25 Presentation of the joint project with CGTN Russian “Flavors of SCO” by Veryu-ne veryu and SCOLAR Network

14:25-14:30 Pengfei Ji, Vice President of Beijing Zhongguancun Tongli Technology Service Company “Better Communication and Collaboration in the Digital World” Global Science Fiction Developer Conference Project Promotion

14:30-14:35 Signing of the MOU between SCOLAR Network & Beijing Zhongguancun Tongli Technology Service Company


14:35-14:40 Mandy Wang, Director-Fashion & Lifestyle of Taobao Global, Alibaba Group “New normal: transformation of overseas Chinese purchasing agents into livestreaming influencers”

14:40-14:45 Bill Hu, Vice President of Nreal “AR provides infinite possibilities for social media and cultural tourism”

14:45-14:50 Malik Naibi, Tsinghua University Schwarzman Scholar, Influencer, CEO of Lime Media “How to become an influencer in any field”

14:50-14:55 Isabel Yang, Director & Vice President of LUSTER LightTech Company “How digital human technology drives the digital transformation of e-commerce”

14:55-15:00 Samantha Wang, Senior Director-Operation of NoxInfluencer Global Influencer Marketing Platform “The Why and How of Influencer Marketing”

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-15:50 – Sheharyar Malik, Founding curator of SCOLAR Lahore Hub “How to build a SCOLAR hub?”

Cross-hubs initiatives presentation:

– “Humans of SCO”, Christy Wong

– “Health Campaign”, Madina Sigaziyeva

– “Entrepreneurship Series”, Rashie Agrawal


15:50-15:55 William August, CEO of Outlandish Group, Social Media Influencer Fulinfang “Tik Tok Livestream e-commerce going to the West. why it’s the future of shopping”

15:55-16:00 Yang Tong, Influencer, Online Teacher & Founder of Diminished Interval Studio “Does live streaming redefine future teachers?”

16:00-16:05 Asilbek Khonkhujaev, Alibaba Group Live-streamer, Alibaba Business School “Behind e-commerce: how to become a live streamer in China”

16:05-17:00 Panel discussion: What makes good content?

Zoon Ahmed Khan, Research Fellow at the Center of China and Globalization (CCG), Anchor for China Economic Net, International Commentator, founding Editor-in-Chief of The ShangHe Review (moderator)

Artem Zhdanov, Business development director of Outlandish Group, Founder of EKD media

Jasmine Bie, Content Talents Manager of Y-China

Ekaterina Kaligaeva, Tsinghua Global Student Ambassador, Belarus State Chinese Proficiency Competition Champion, Influencer, TV&Radio broadcaster

Anastasia Sukhoretskaya, host at CGTN Russian

17:00-17:20 Closing ceremony

Certificates award ceremony from SCO Secretariat to SCOLAR members and partners

Group photo



Dec 18 2021


2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Dec 18 2021
  • Time: 1:00 am - 4:30 am


SCO Secretaraiat
Beijing, Chaoyang District, Ritan Road 7, Shanghai Cooperation Organization Secretariat

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