Event on Jing-Jin-Ji: China’s Metropolis in the Making

Event on Jing-Jin-Ji: China’s Metropolis in the Making

When 20th April
Time13:00 to 16:00
LocationSwissotel Grand Shanghai
Price Member: RMB 200
Price Non-Member: RMB 300



Organized by

SwissCham Shanghai is delighted to invite you to:

Event on Jing-Jin-Ji: Metropolis in the Making

Friday, April 20, 2018
2018年04月20日 星期五
13:00 - 16:00
@Swissotel Grand Shanghai

Dear Members and Friends of SwissCham,

Jing-Jin-Ji - which stands for "Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei" - is a central plank of the China’s economic development plan over the next century. The numbers released by the Chinese Government are promising - 24 intercity railways, 10,000 additional miles of rail lines, vast investment in infrastructure, connecting 130 million people. Concluded a more coordinated development and better environmental plan over a wider area.
The further development, challenges and advantages of being located in this region will be discussed by our speakers.

Best regards,

Your SwissCham Team

About the Speakers

Mr. Erwin Luethi
Deputy Consul General of Switzerland in Shanghai
Mr. Erwin Luethi is the Head of the Cultural, Education and Media Section of the Consulate General of Switzerland in Shanghai since April 2016. He started his career with the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in 1979 and was the first Head of Swiss Business Hub China. After four years at the Swiss Embassy in Pretoria where he directed again the newly established Swiss Business Hub Southern Africa, he returned to Asia.

Ms. Yan Tang
Associate Professor, Tsinghua University School of Architecture

Prof. Yan Tang beside of working as an Associate Professor at the Tsinghua University School of Architecture, she also had the role as the key planner for the Master plan of Beijing’s sub-center, Tongzhou. Furthermore she was the project leader for the town planning of the Beichen District in Tianjin and she coordinates the spatial development strategies of the Jing-Jin-Ji Region. She will introduce her view on the transformation of the Jing-Jin-Ji megalopolis and will focus her presentation on the corridor between Beijing and Tianjin.

Mrs. Toni Lang
Vice General Manager, Tianjin Wuqing Development Area General Corporation
Mrs. Toni Lang has made enormous contribution to Tianjin Wuqing Development Area General Corporation since July, 2002.  Mrs Lang started her career as a staff member in Investment Department, and then was promoted to Vice Director in February, 2009. In the following years, she worked as Director of Investment Department and Member of the Working Committee, which has laid a solid foundation for her to shoulder the responsibility of Vice General Manager since July 2016. Mrs. Lang graduated from Sichuan International Studies University and gained a bachelor’s degree on English Language and Culture.

Mr. Zhen Xiao
CEO, Swiss Centers China
Mr. Zhen Xiao is the CEO of Swiss Centers China. Mr. Xiao obtained his engineering education from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He then worked in Singapore and in Switzerland for more than 15 years as an engineer, researcher, and manager. He has been working with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne since 2005 as China Relation Coordinator. Over the past 7 years, he has supported and advised many Swiss companies in business development in China, and successfully expanded the Swiss Center cluster with new facilities and services.

Add the event to your Outlook Calendar: (請添加此次活动到你的outlook日程表)

Date & Time (日期及时间)
April 20, 2018 13:00 - 16:00

Program Rundown(活动流程)
13:00    Registration & Networking
13:30    Welcome words
13:40    Spatial planning of Jing-Jin-Ji
                 - Future development of Jing-Jin-Ji, closer look on the triangle Beijing-Tianjin-Xiong’an
                 - Focus on the Beijing-Tianjin corridor
14:00    Presentation TBA
14:20    Perception of the Jing-Jin-Ji Area from the perspective of an SME
14:40    Beijing’s industry migrants to Tianjin
                 - Location Wuqing and its advantages
                 - Industrial Park in Wuqing
15:00      Q&A
15:30      Networking

Language(语言): English

Prices(价格): (To be paid at the registration table)

  • Members  RMB 200 per person 
  • Non-Members RMB 300 per person

Please Sign up Here! 点击报名!

RSVP: Please register by April 17, 2018 请在2018年0417日前登记

Cancellation of RSVP

In case you need to cancel your attendance to the event, please write an email to: events@sha.swisscham.org or nini.qi@sha.swisscham.org
at least 24 hours prior to the event. Failure to cancel your RSVP timely will require the payment of a
“no show bill” of the full amount stated in this invitation.  You can reach us as well by telephone:
021 5368 1248
如果您要取消出席活动,请在活动开始前24小时写邮件给 events@sha.swisscham.orgnini.qi@sha.swisscham.org。如未能及时取消,我们视同默认付款.



Venue name: 

Swissotel Grand Shanghai

Swissotel Grand Shanghai
No. 1 Yuyuan Road, Jing’An District, Shanghai