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When

October 8 & 9, 2019

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Where

Guanghua Road

Guang Hua Lu
Beijing Shi, China

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Day 1

( 2019-10-08 )

Day 2

( 2019-10-09 )

6:30 PM

8:30 PM

Reception
Networking Reception
Venue: Ambassador's residence, Guanghua Lu 30, Beijing

8:30 AM

Registration
Coffee and tea

9 AM

Welcome and opening remarks

9:15 AM

Political overview of the current situation in China
Presentation by Anna Vitie, Minister Counsellor and Tapio Rantanen, Counsellor, from the Embassy of Finland in Beijing and Johanna Karanko, Consul General, Consulate General of Finland in Hong Kong. Presentation followed by discussion.

10 AM

Coffee break

10:15 AM

China’s Economic Outlook
Presentation followed by discussion.

11:15 AM

Business Finland service concept for the companies
Presentation followed by discussion.

11:30 AM

Lunch
Venue: Xiao Wang Fu, Guanghua Dongli 2.
At own expence: Please prepare the lunch payments (100 rmb regular menu / 80 rmb vegetarian menu) in cash, we will collect the payments in advance at the residence, when you register to the meeting.

1 PM

European Business in China, including China's Corporate Social Credit System
Presentation by Guest Speaker from European Union Chamber of Commerce.Presentation followed by discussion.

2 PM

Coffee break

2:15 PM

Future Watch
Presentation of the results of the workshop held in TF Hong Kong Meeting in March 2019 and discussing the drivers and megatrends in China. Presentation by Sari Arho Havrén, Consul, Innovation, Business Finland.

2:35 PM

Team Finland China Annual Plan 2020
Presentation of TF priorities for 2020 by Kaisa Andersson, Second Secretary, Embassy of Finland in Beijing.

2:45 PM

Business Councils as a part of Team Finland network
Presentation by Juha Tuominen, Chairman of the Board and Ulla Nurmenniemi, Executive Director, Finnish Business Council Beijing, and Maria Måtar, Executive Director, Finnish Business Council Shanghai.

3 PM

Discussion
Discussing companies’ needs and suggestions for TF work 2020.

3:30 PM

3:45 PM

Wrap up of day 2, closing words by chair Jarno Syrjälä
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