Guangdong - Hong Kong - Macao Bay Area Seminar, in Paris

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The Government of the
Macao Special Administrative Region

Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area
First “Bay Area” Seminar in France

Bay Area: the Innovation and Technology Hub for investors and your gateway to China

June 20 2018, 9:30 – 13:45 | Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris, France

About the event

On June 20 2018 the Governments of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Guangdong Province, and the Macao Special Administrative Region will jointly organize a seminar on the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area (Bay Area) at the Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris.

The Seminar aims to highlight the important position and role of the Bay Area for China’s economic development and opening up, and as an ideal base for French companies to access business opportunities in China. This will be the first overseas seminar to speak on the attractivity and benefits of the Bay Area with joint attendance of senior government officials from all three places.

Government representatives on the program include the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, as well as senior government officials from Guangdong Province and the Macao Special Administrative Region. Additional speakers from prominent companies with presence in France and the Bay Area will share first-hand experiences to highlight the advantages, opportunities and importance of collaboration between the two.

The Bay Area comprises nine cities in Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macao with a combined population of over 69 million and GDP of over US$1.5 trillion. An excellent gateway to business in the region and the Mainland, seize this opportunity to get insights and first-hand feedback on the evolution of the Bay Area and what it has to offer.

Approximately 400 senior French business leaders are expected to attend.

Why attend

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First event on the rapidly growing business opportunites and benefits in the Bay Area (Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao)

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Joint participation of senior-government officials from all 3 places

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First-hand experience from prominent companies with presence in France and the Bay Area

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Exclusive insights on a dedicated entry point to business in the region and Mainland China

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Connect with high-level business and government officials from the Bay Area and France

Programme

09:30-10:15 [Registration & Networking]

10:15-10:20 [Introductory Remarks by MC and Group Photo]

Master of Ceremony: Marion Leblanc-Wohrer, Consultant and former Editor-in-Chief of L’AGEFI Hebdo

10:20-10:30 [Opening Remarks]

  • Mr Wu Xiaojun, Chargé d’Affaires, Minister Counsellor of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in France

10:30-11:15 [Keynote Speeches]

  • The Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS, The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China
  • Mr Ouyang Weimin, Vice Governor of the People’s Government of Guangdong Province of the People’s Republic of China
  • Mr Jackson Chang, President of Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

11:15-11:30 [Coffee Break]

11:30-12:10 [Panel Discussion on the Business Opportunities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Bay Area]

  • Mr Luc Rémont, Executive Vice President, International Operations, Schneider Electric
  • Mr Bertrand Camus, Group Senior Executive Vice President Africa, Middle East, India, Asia and Pacific, SUEZ
  • Mr Hugues Souparis President & Founder, SURYS
  • Mr Lu Wei, President of CGN Europe Energy

12:10-12:15 [Closing Remarks]

12:15-13:45 [Networking Reception]

Speakers

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The Hon Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, GBM, GBS
The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

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Mr Ouyang Weimin
Vice Governor of the People’s Government of Guangdong Province of the People’s Republic of China

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Mr Jackson Chang
President of Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China

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Mr Wu Xiaojun
Chargé d’Affaires, Minister Counsellor of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in France

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Mr Luc Rémont
Executive Vice President, International Operations
Schneider Electric

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Mr Bertrand Camus
Group Senior Executive Vice President Africa, Middle East, India, Asia and Pacific
SUEZ

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Mr Hugues Souparis
President & Founder
SURYS

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Mr Lu Wei
President of CGN Europe Energy

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Marion Leblanc-Wohrer
MLW Consultant,
former editor in chief of L’AGEFI Hebdo

Partners

Presented by

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Supported by

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Venue

Four Seasons Hôtel George V
31, Avenue George V
75008 Paris

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