Call for Team Finland China meeting Shanghai


The Finnish Business Council Shanghai invites to a Team Finland Meeting in Shanghai, taking place on 10 – 11 October 2016.

“Come, influence, network!”

The event language will be English, and all FBCS members and their staff are welcome to join the event.

Monday October 10th
Venue: Vπ Space in Zhangjiang, Pudong.

13:30 Vπ tour. Zhangjiang Group Weiwei, Zhangjiang Innopark Kong
13:40 Team Finland China workshop. Participants divide into 4 groups and visit the 4 thematic stands with 25 mins rotation at Vπ
+ Communications and visibility. Finland 100 and other public diplomacy projects. Jyri Lintunen and Ding Ma
+ Investment attraction. Best practices. Jaani Heinonen and Zhu Bin
+ Tourism promotion. Tourism boom to Finland. David Wu and Lisa Li
+ Finnish business community. Finnish business trends in China. Finnish business councils in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, Finnish business chamber in Hongkong
15:20 Wrap up. Introducers summarize the outcomes from each stand.
15:50 Coffee, tea and fresh air
16:05 Chinese outbound investment scene, Guest Speaker James Li, CEO of E.J. McKay
17:00 Closing words. Ambassador Rislakki and Consul General Jan Wahlberg
17:30 Joint transportation from the meeting venue to the residence for all meeting participants
18:30 Consul General’s buffet reception for meeting participants
Slush China. Slush China CEO Wang Chen
21:00 End of Monday programme

Tuesday October 11th
Venue: Peace hotel, 20 Nanjing Road East

9:00 Future Watch China session. Sari Arho Havrén, Team Finland Future Watch, China and South East Asia
Introduction to Future Watch and Team Finland Oppspace
Information and Sharing tool – Introduction to day’s workshop
China Briefing by Guest Speaker Ms. Mary Boyd, The Economist Corporate Network
10:00 Coffee break
10:30 Workshop of future drivers influences our China strategies
12:00 End of the Team Finland China meeting in Shanghai

Registration: The event is free of charge, and all company representatives are warmly welcome up to the limits of the space. However, we ask you to confirm your participation to the meeting and whether you plan to take part to Consul General’s reception and if you have any food allergies. Please contact us at: [email protected] to register.

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