International Forum for Presidents of Business Associations & Blockchain Application Forum

May 26 2018
09:00 - 17:30
Plenary Hall Convention Center

International Forum for Presidents of Business Associations & Blockchain Application Forum

09:00-10:00 Policies for the success of Industry 4.0


  • Stefan Mair, Member of the Executive Board of the Federation of German Industries
  • Guido D. Giacconi Vice Chairman of the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of In3act Business and Investment Consulting Co Ltd
  • He Weiwen, Vice Director of Center for China and Globalization
  • ScottKennedy,Deputy Director of the Freeman Chair in China Studies & director of the Project on Chinese Business and Political Economy CSIS


10:00-11:00 Leveraging the power of Big Data and the potential of block-chain for productivity and competitiveness


  • Manoj Chugh, President & COOofTech Mahindra, and Member of the Mahindra Group Executive Board, India
  • Yang Dong,Vice Dean of Renmin Law School, Vice President & Secretary GeneralofFinancial Law Institute & Competition Law Institute, Director of Big Data, Blockchain and Regtech Lab of Renmin University
  • Burkhardt Köller,former Executive Vice President Finance and Controlling in the Tire Division at Continental and CEO of Continental Reifen Deutschland GmbH
  • Zhang Yifeng,Head of the China Banknote Blockchain Research Center and China’s Central Bank’s S&T Leader


11:00-12:00 What are new operating models for industry manufacturers in a new global economic environment?


  • Mark Wu, Senior Marketing Manager of Greater China, Honeywell
  • Patrick Horgan, Regional Director of North-East Asia, Rolls-Royce
  • Qun Zhang,Head of 3D Printingof Asia-Pacific & Japan at Hewlette-Packard Company, USA
  • Eric Chen, Chairman of Airbus China
  • ZouZhaoyun, General Manager of Indirect Purchasing at Haier Group & Chairman of Qingdao Haopin Haizhi Information Technology Co., Ltd., People’s Republic of China


12:00-12:10  Special address: Leveraging Smart Manufacturing to fight climate change

  • Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change


12:10-12:15 Launch of the World Intelligent Manufacturing Reportand China’s Manufacturing Development Report 2018 by He Weiwen, Vice Chairman of GASME and Senior Fellow of the Center for China & Globalization


12:15-12:20  Address

  • Christian Wulff, Global Chairman of GASME and Former President of the Federal Republic of Germany


Afternoon Session

14:00-14:05 Introduction to VIPs

14:05-14:15 Address by Carlos Magariños, Former UNIDO Director General and Chairman Emeritus of GASME

14:15-14:30 Address by Wang Wen, Executive Dean of Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies, Renmin University of China

14: 30-14:45 Address by Block-chain Experts

14:45-14:55 Address by Chen Jun, Vice Chairman of GASME China Region

14:55-15:35 Panel Discussion: Digital Revolution in Industry 4.0

15:35-16:15 Panel Discussion: Traditional Media Iteration and Block-chain Media Upgrade

16:15-16:30 Address by Qi Aimin, Discipline Leader of Law in Chongqing and Pioneer of the Network and E-commerce Law and Information Law

16:30-16:50 Address by Representative from Business Organizations

16:50-17:10Award Ceremony

17:10-17:15 Block-chain Funds Launch Ceremony