BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:REQUEST X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Beijing\, Chongqing\, Hong Kong\, Urumqi BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:16010101T000000 TZOFFSETFROM:+0800 TZOFFSETTO:+0800 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT ATTENDEE;CN="Yi Liu";RSVP=TRUE:mailto:yi.liu@rennes-sb.com CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20180710T060951Z DESCRIPTION:Dear Members and Friends of SwissCham\,\n\n\nOn behalf of the O rganizers\, we are glad to invite you to the Financial Innovation & Openin g Forum 2018 - 2nd Switzerland-China (Hebei) Innovation Summit. Following last year’s series of in-depth conversations on the key drivers and dyna mics shaping innovation\, the Switzerland-China (Hebei) Innovation Summit returns to Shijiazhuang from 24 to 25 July\, 2018. As Hebei has become the center of Jingjinji integration\, in this year’s edition we bring toget her over 50 professionals and industry experts from business\, government and academia to discuss\, debate and explore the challenges and opportunit ies presented by financial innovation and opening in China.\n\n\nWith best regards\,\n\n\n\n\n\nYour SwissCham Team\n\n\n\n\n\nHOST\nHebei Capital R esearch Association\nEmbassy of Switzerland in China\n\n\nORGANIZER\nHebei Youth Daily\nSinoglade International Consulting Co.\, Ltd.\n\n\n\nPANEL D ISCUSSION / 座谈 \n\n\n1. Financial Opening – What are the Growth Mark et Opportunities and how is Hebei positioning itself as a Center for Finan cial Innovation?\nAt the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan on April 10\, Presi dent XI Jinping reaffirmed that China will further open up its economy—n otably including the financial sector—to foreign players. According to F ANG Xinghai\, Vice Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission\ , Chinese finance will increasingly displace Chinese manufacturing as a ma jor driver of shifting global economic patterns. Against this backdrop and China’s growing wealth\, XIAO Zhen\, President of Swiss Centers China\, will shed light on growth market opportunities in China as well as Hebei ’s unique role and potential to become a financial innovation powerhouse .\n\n\n2. Joint Pursuits – What are the Competitive Advantages of Hebei and Swiss Enterprises and how can they capitalize on Growth together?\nAs financial opening is expected to gather momentum\, Hebei has been pressing ahead with a reform agenda and targets to increase mixed ownership and en sure free access to various types of capital. But how can companies pivot in the right direction to capture the resulting growth market opportunitie s? The answer to that question may lie in the joint pursuit of business ob jectives. In this session\, LIU Wanling\, President of the Hebei Reform St rategy Research Committee\, will bring out the competitive advantages and distinct strengths of Hebei and Swiss companies and how they could effecti vely capitalize on growth together.\n\n\n3. Looking Ahead – Will Value T ailwinds accompany the rapid Growth of Technology Enterprises in Emerging Markets?\nOn April 21\, the National Equities Exchange and Quotations syst em announced the signing of a memorandum with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange \, opening the door for more Mainland enterprises to apply for IPOs. But d o the buzz and hype surrounding the listing of innovative and new technolo gy companies go beyond higher valuations and improved liquidity? Will the rapid growth of these firms and their access to larger pools of capital tr ansform the emerging market landscape as we know it and create new value a nd new value propositions in the future? SHI Yuqiang\, Chief Economist of the Hebei Research Committee\, explores this further.\n\n\n\n\n\nAGENDA / 活动日程\n\n\n24 July 2018\n\n\n18:00 - 18:45 \n\n\n \n\n\nWelcome by the Swiss Ambassador\nH.E. Jean-Jacques de Dardel\, Ambassador of Switzerl and to the People’s Republic of China\n\n\n18:50 - 20:30\n\n\nCocktail B anquet and Dinner (60 guests\, exclusively invited by the hosts)\n\n\n25 J uly 2018\n\n\n08:00 - 08:50\n\n\nRegistration\n\n\n08:55 - 09:00\n\n\nForu m Opening\nXIAO Then\, President\, Swiss Centers China\nLI Hongyu\, CEO\, Sinoglade International Consulting Co\,.Ltd.\n\n\n09:00 - 09:05\n\n\nOpeni ng Speech\nH.E. Jean-Jacques de Dardel\, Ambassador of Switzerland to the People’s Republic of China\n\n\n09:05 - 09:55\n\n\nPanel Discussion 1: F inancial Opening – What are the Growth Market Opportunities and how is H ebei positioning itself as a Center for Financial Innovation?\n\n\n09:55 - 10:10\n\n\nCoffee break\n\n\n10:10 - 11:00\n\n\nPanel Discussion 2: Joint Pursuits – What are the Competitive Advantages of Hebei and Swiss Enter prises and how can they capitalize on Growth together?\n\n\n11:00 - 11:50\ n\n\nPanel Discussion 3: Looking Ahead – Will Value Tailwinds accompany the rapid Growth of Technology Enterprises in Emerging Markets?\n\n\n11:50 - 12:00\n\n\nClosing Remarks\n\n\n\n\n\nREGISTRATION / 注册\nMs. Cindra WANG\n+86 10 8468 3982\nassistant@bei.swisscham.org \n\n\nMORE INFORMATION / 更多信息 \nLI Hongyu\n+86 185 1862 9237\nlihongyu@sinogl ade.com \n\n\n DTEND;TZID="Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi":20180725T000000 DTSTAMP:20180710T053152Z DTSTART;TZID="Beijing, Chongqing, Hong Kong, Urumqi":20180724T180000 LAST-MODIFIED:20180710T060951Z LOCATION:Shijiazhuang Project Museum Changjiang Avenue\, Economic and Techn ology Development Zone\, Shijiazhuang City\, Hebei Province 天山城市 规划展览馆,河北省石家庄经济技术开发区长江大道 ORGANIZER;CN=monica.liang@bei.swisscham.org:mailto:monica.liang@bei.swissch am.org PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Financial Innovation & Opening Forum 2018 - 2nd Switzerland-China ( Hebei) Innovation Summit TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:D212CBC2-A591-4A7D-A2B3-1B19D77F3EBF X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:\n

Dear Members and Friends of \;SwissCham\,

On behalf of the Organizers\, we are glad to invite you to the Financial Innovation &\; Opening Forum 2018 - 2nd Switzerland-China (Hebei) Innovation Summit. Following last year’s s eries of in-depth conversations on the key drivers and dynamics shaping in novation\, the Switzerland-China (Hebei) Innovation Summit returns to Shij iazhuang from 24 to 25 July\, 2018. As Hebei has become the center of Jing jinji integration\, in this year’s edition we bring together over 50 pro fessionals and industry experts from business\, government and academia to discuss\, debate and explore the challenges and opportunities presented b y financial innovation and opening in China.

With best regards\,


Your \;SwissCham \;Team< o:p>


HOST
Hebei Capi tal Research Association
Embassy of Switzerland in China

ORGANIZE R
Hebei Youth Daily
Sinogl ade International Consulting Co.\, Ltd.


PANEL DISCUSSION / < /span>座谈

1. Financial Opening – What are the Growth Market Opportunities and how is Hebei positioning itself as a Cent er for Financial Innovation?
At the Boao Forum for Asia in Hainan on April 10\, President XI Jinpin g reaffirmed that China will further open up its economy—notably includi ng the financial sector—to foreign players. According to FANG Xinghai\, Vice Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission\, Chinese fina nce will increasingly displace Chinese manufacturing as a major driver of shifting global economic patterns. Against this backdrop and China’s gro wing wealth\, XIAO Zhen\, President of Swiss Centers China\, will shed lig ht on growth market opportunities in China as well as Hebei’s unique rol e and potential to become a financial innovation powerhouse.

2. J oint Pursuits – What are the Competitive Advantages of Hebei and Swiss E nterprises and how can they capitalize on Growth together?< span style="font-size:11.0pt">
As financial opening is expected to gath er momentum\, Hebei has been pressing ahead with a reform agenda and targe ts to increase mixed ownership and ensure free access to various types of capital. But how can companies pivot in the right direction to capture the resulting growth market opportunities? The answer to that question may li e in the joint pursuit of business objectives. In this session\, LIU Wanli ng\, President of the Hebei Reform Strategy Research Committee\, will brin g out the competitive advantages and distinct strengths of Hebei and Swiss companies and how they could effectively capitalize on growth together.

3. Looking Ahead – Will Value Tailwinds accompany the rapid Grow th of Technology Enterprises in Emerging Markets?
On April 21\, the National Equities Exchange and Quotations system announced the signing of a memorandum with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange\, opening the door for more Mainland enterprises to apply for IPOs. But do the buzz and hype surrounding the listing of innovative a nd new technology companies go beyond higher valuations and improved liqui dity? Will the rapid growth of these firms and their access to larger pool s of capital transform the emerging market landscape as we know it and cre ate new value and new value propositions in the future? SHI Yuqiang\, Chie f Economist of the Hebei Research Committee\, explores this further.< br>


AGENDA / 活动日程

24 July 2018

18:00 - 18:45

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Welcome by the Swiss Ambassador
H.E. Jean-Jacques de Dardel \, Ambassador of Switzerland to the People’s Republic of China
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18:50 - 20:30

Cock tail Banquet and Dinner (60 guests\, exclusively invited by the hosts)

25 July 2018

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08:00 - 08:50
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< span style="font-size:11.0pt">Registration

< span style="font-size:11.0pt">08:55 - 09:00

Forum Opening
XIAO Then\, President\, Swiss Cente rs China
LI Hongyu\, CEO\, Sinoglade International Consulting Co\,.Ltd.

09:00 - 09:0 5

Opening Speech
H. E. Jean-Jacques de Dardel\, Ambassador of Switzerland to the People’s Re public of China

09:05 - 09:55

Panel Discussion 1: Financial Opening – What are the Growth Market Opportunit ies and how is Hebei positioning itself as a Center for Financial Innovati on?

09:55 - 1 0:10

Coffee break

10:10 - 11:00

Panel Discussion 2: Joint Pursuits – What are the Competitive Advantages of Hebei and Swiss Enter prises and how can they capitalize on Growth together?

11:00 - 11:50

Panel Discussion 3: Looking Ahead – Wi ll Value Tailwinds accompany the rapid Growth of Technology Enterprises in Emerging Markets?

11:50 - 12:00

Cl osing Remarks


REGISTRATION / 注册
Ms. Cindra WANG
+\;86 10 84 68 3982
assistant@bei.swisscham.org

MO RE INFORMATION / 更多信息
LI Hongy u
+\;86 185 1862 9237
lih ongyu@sinoglade.com

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