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When

Thursday, June 15, 2023 (10:00 AM - 11:15 AM) GMT+2

Event Details

The Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce has the pleasure to invite you to a webinar focusing on "Getting it Right: Rethinking China". This webinar will take place on 15 June 2023, from 10h00-11h00.


The geopolitical situation and new and changing domestic market dynamics, as well as the accelerated emergence of startups and other local competition, require foreign companies to reevaluate their approach to China. Both SMEs and large organizations face the same pain points and challenges in adapting to this new reality. A panel of experts will provide deep insights into common challenges, fresh thinking on innovation and advice on start-up strategies, as well as how strategic partnering and pursuing M&A options may become essential approaches in getting it right when it comes to dealing in a new Chinese business environment.


The programme is as follows:

10h00-10h05: Introduction

by Ms. Gwenn Sonck, Executive Director, Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce

10h05-10h15: "China's New Business Environment: Overcoming the Pain Points."

by Mr. Peter Buytaert, Co-founder & Exco Member Silk Road Partners

10h15-10h30: "China's Speed of Innovation: Pitfalls and Opportunities for Foreign Investors."

by Jay Mitra, Jay Mitra is Professor of Business Enterprise and Innovation and Director of the Venture Academy at Essex Business School, University of Essex.

10h30-10h45: "Strategic Partnering/M&A in China."

by Daniel de Blocq van Scheltinga, Managing Partner (HK), Silk Road Partners

10h45-11h00: Q&A Session & Closing Remarks


Speakers

  • Peter Buytaert (Co-Founder & Exco Member Silk Road Partners)

    Peter Buytaert

    Co-Founder & Exco Member Silk Road Partners

  • Jay Mitra (Jay Mitra is Professor of Business Enterprise and Innovation and Director of the Venture Academy at Essex Business School, University of Essex.)

    Jay Mitra

    Jay Mitra is Professor of Business Enterprise and Innovation and Director of the Venture Academy at Essex Business School, University of Essex.

  • Daniel de Blocq van Scheltinga (Managing Partner (HK) at Silk Road Partners BV)

    Daniel de Blocq van Scheltinga

    Managing Partner (HK) at Silk Road Partners BV

  • Gwenn Sonck (Executive Director of Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce)

    Gwenn Sonck

    Executive Director of Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce

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