Agenda

Summit Venue: Zhuhai Marriott Hotel

Summit Agenda At A Glance 


 Monday, 29 October 2018

  Training Seminar —Leadership for Free Zones of Future (China

  Welcome Dinner
 08:00 - 17:00
 18:00 - 20:00
 Tuesday, 30 October 2018
  Opening Ceremony
  Keynote Speech

  Panel 1 - Implications of the New Economy on Free Zones

  Panel 2 – Future of Trade and Logistics

 09:00 - 09:20
 09:20 - 12:10

 13:45 - 15:45

 16:00 - 18:00

 Wednesday, 31 October 2018  East Meets West - Overseas & China Free Trade Zones Business Matching

  Signing Ceremony

  Visit Hengqin Free Trade Zone

 09:00 - 11:30

 11:30 - 12:00

 13:30 - 17:30

 China FTZ Investigation

  Nov.1st - 3rd:Tianjin, Shanghai

  Oct. 31st - Nov. 4th:Haikou, Xiamen, Xi'an 



October 29th, Monday

Seminar - Leadership for Free Zones of Future
TimeTopicSpeaker
8:30-9:00Registration
9:00-9:10Opening and welcome

Dr Samir Hamrouni
CEO, World Free Zones Organization

9:10-9:20

Introduction,   Objectives & deliverables of

 Workshop

Dr Mohan Guruswamy
Chief Knowledge Officer, World Free Zones Organization
Fellow of Cambridge University

9:20-10:00

Types of FZ'S: Evolution and Designing of FZ'S Historical Perspective

Dr Martin Ibarra
Vice-Chairperson, World Free Zones Organization
Honorary President & Founder, Free Zones Association of the America

10:00-10:40The dynamic role & value   proposal of FFZZ as Integrators of Global Value ChainsProf. Juan Operti
President, Hemistion, Uruguay
10:40-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-11:40Enablers and Strategies for Improved Free Zone PerformanceDr Paul Kent

Senior Vice President/Global Advisor, Ports and 

Infrastructure, Nathan   Associates

11:40-12:20"Internet + Public Services" - Introduction of Exclusive Website Construction for Enterprises in Guangdong Pliot Free Trade Zone

Erlei Yin

Office of China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone

12:10-14:00Lunch Break
14:00-14:40Smart   Engergization for Global Retail Business OpportunityGary Li

Director, Sales Business and Channel Business Unit, Greater China, Google

14:40-15:20Raising the   Game: Towards Best Practice Guidelines for the Development of Economic ZonesJulien Laurent Chaisse

Chairman, Financial Regulation and Economic Development 

Center, Chinese   University of Hong Kong

15:20-15:40Coffee Break
15:40-16:20Free Zones of the Future – What is in store and How to prepare

Dr Mohan Guruswamy
Chief Knowledge Officer, World Free Zones Organization
Fellow of Cambridge University

16:20-17:00Free Zone 4.0Dr Samir Hamrouni
CEO, World Free Zones Organization
18:00-20:00Welcome Dinner
October 30th, 2018 Tuesday
8:30-9:00Registration
9:00-9:20Opening   Remarks/Welcome Address: Office of China (Guangdong) Pilot Free Trade Zone,   Zhuhai Municipal People's Government and World Free Zones Organization
Keynote Speech
9:20-10:00Play the leading role of the   free trade zone in the high level of opennessJianguo Huo

Former dean, Chinese Academy of International Trade and 

Economic   Cooperation

Vice Chairman, China Society for WTO Studies
10:00-10:20A New US-China Grand Bargain Under the New EconomyWilliam Zarit
 Chairman, American Chamber of Commerce in China
10:20-10:50Free Zones Framework: History, Types and Secrets for SuccessMartin Ibarra
Vice-Chairperson, World Free Zones Organization
Honorary President&founder, Free Zones Association of the Americas
10:50-11:20TBD

Ming BAI 

Vice director, The International Market Research Institute of the Chinese Acadamy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC)

11:20-11:50Comparison & Analysis of the   Investment Recruiting Policies of Major FZsDrago Napotnik
Country Director for China and SE Asia, Conway, Inc.
11:50-12:00Launching of White Paper on "One Belt One Zone Alliance"
12:10-13:45Lunch Break
Panel 1 - Implications of the New Economy on Free Zones
13:45-14:05How to Realize   Global Resource Reconfiguration through the Free Trade ZoneDr Mohan   Guruswamy
Chief Knowledge Officer, World Free Zones Organization
Fellow of Cambridge University
14:05-14:25Experience and   latest developments from the frontiers of digital transformation in ChinaJeffrey Towson

Private equity investor, Peking University professor, 

best-selling author   and speaker.

#1 LinkedIn Top Voice for Finance Globally (2017)
14:25-14:45Trade wars,   Trump tariffs and protectionism: How Free Zones Should Respond to the new   Trade (dis)orderJulien Laurent   Chaisse

Chairman, Financial Regulation and Economic Development 

Center, Chinese   University of Hong Kong

14:45-14:55TBDRepresentative Hengqin Pilot   Free Trade Zone
14:55-15:05Cross-Border   Trade Development in Free Trade ZoneZijian Zou

General Director, Shenzhen Qianhai Yahee E-commerce Co., Ltd.

15:05-15:45Dialogue   SessionsModerator:  Dr Mohan Guruswamy

Speakers: Jianguo Huo, Martin Ibarra, China Free 

Trade   Zone Representative, Jeffrey Towson, Julien Laurent Chaisse

15:45-16:00Coffee Break
Panel 2 – Future of Trade and Logistics
16:00-16:20Emerging Strategic Drivers and Implications for Supply Chain CompetitivenessDr Paul   Kent

Senior Vice President/Global Advisor for Ports and 

Infrastructure, Nathan   Associates

16:20-16:30The Application and the Trend   of Smart LogisticsChina COSCO Shipping   Corporation Limited
16:30-16:50Less Stock & More Flow,   thru Sustainable and Agile Supply Chain Management.Prof. Juan Operti
President, Hemistion, Uruguay
16:50-17:00Development of   the Free Trade Zone of Konggang New City in Xixian New District

Chen Ai

Vice Secretary of Party Commission, Vice Director

Airport New City Administrative Committee, Shaanxi Xixian New Area

17:00-17:20Logistic path in Zhuhai Free   Trade ZoneDavid Li
Founder, Awot Global Logistics Group
17:20-18:00Dialogue Sessions

Moderator: Representative from   the Hong Kong Logistics

 Association (HKLA)

Speakers: Dr Paul Kent, Prof. Juan Operti, David Li,Steven 

Sun (Vice   Chairman of Easttop Group)

October 31st, 2018 Wednesday
9:00-11:30East Meets West -   Overseas & China Free Trade Zones Business Matching
11:30-12:00Signing Ceremony
12:00-13:30Lunch Break
13:30-17:30Visit Hengqin Pilot   Free Trade Zone

  

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