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Registration, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce (Vestibül)


Panel: EU – China investment cooperation – a European era of Chinese capital? (Albert-Schäfer-Saal)

  • Guo Jie, Chief Financial Officer, Chengdu Zhongde Techcent Investment Co. Ltd., P.R. China
  • Vassilis Korkidis, President, Piraeus Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PCCI); Vice President, European Association of Craft, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (UEAPME)
  • Nan Cunhui, Chairman, Chint Group Co. Ltd., P.R. China
  • Gordon Riske, Chief Executive Officer,  KION GROUP AG, Germany
  • Sun Yi, Head of China Business Services Germany, Switzerland and Austria; Partner, Transaction Advisory Services, EY, Germany
  • Moderator: Mikko Huotari, Head of Programme Foreign Relations, Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS), Germany

Panel: A new global trade order shaped by regional trade agreements – what’s in it for China and the EU? (Albert-Schäfer-Saal)

  • Nathalie Errard, Senior Vice President and Head of Europe and NATO Affairs, Airbus Group, Belgium
  • Prof. Mao Zhenhua, Chairman, China Chengxin Credit Management Co. Ltd., P.R. China
  • Mauro Petriccione, Deputy Director General, DG Trade, European Commission
  • Dr. Richard Weber, President, EUROCHAMBRES, Belgium
  • Wu Yijian, Chairman & President, Ginwa Investments Holding Group Ltd., P.R. China
  • Moderator: Björn Conrad, Vice President Research, Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS), Germany

Contact break (Börsensaal)


Two parallel sessions:

Panel A: Green economy - China's and Europe's way to sustainable growth (Albert-Schäfer-Saal)

  • Han Jun, Executive Vice President, State Grid Corporation of China, P.R. China
  • Ursula Mathar, Vice President Sustainability and Environmental Protection, BMW Group, Germany
  • Jürgen Schachler, Chief Executive Officer, Aurubis Group, Germany
  • Wang Jiwei, Vice President & Secretary General, China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association, Recycling Metal Branch, P.R. China
  • Moderator: Jens-Peter Saul, CEO, Rambøll Group A/S, Denmark

Panel B: Innovation through cooperation? R & D partnerships between China and Europe (Plenarsaal)

  • Cai Zhengxin, President, Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Germany (CHKD); Executive Vice President, Preh GmbH, Germany
  • Henner Schöneborn, Board Director Innovations and Corporate Development, SLM Solutions Group AG, Germany
  • Dr. Ulrike Tagscherer, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, China Innovation Consulting, Germany
  • Dr. Wei Huacheng, Vice Chairman, Beijing Automotive Group Co. Ltd., P.R. China
  • Moderator: Dr. Margot Schüller, Deputy Director, GIGA Institute of Asian Studies (IAS), Germany

Reception (Börsensaal)


Closing lunch (Commerzsaal)

Welcome addresses

  • Fritz Horst Melsheimer, President, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, Germany
  • Olaf Scholz, First Mayor and President of the Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany

Keynote speeches

  • Keynote speech by Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission
  • Keynote speech by Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Keynote speech by Liu Yandong, Vice Premier of the People’s Republic of China

Closing remarks

  • Nikolaus W. Schües, Conference Chairman; Former President, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce; Shipowner, Reederei F. Laeisz, Germany

End of conference

Shuttle service to Hotel Atlantic Kempinski Hamburg

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Liu Yandong, Vice-Premier of the People’s Republic of China

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Jyrki Katainen, Vice President of the European Commission

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Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany

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