2015 Europe Day : The Investment Plan for Europe: a role for Asia


In conjunction with the celebration of Europe Day, the EU’s equivalent to a National Day, the European Union Office to Hong Kong & Macao and the European Chamber of Commerce (Hong Kong) have the pleasure of inviting you to the EU Day seminar "The Investment Plan for Europe: a role for Asia".

The seminar takes place on Thursday 7 May 2015, from 16:00 to 18:00, at the InterContinental Hotel Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

High-level speakers will discuss the Investment Plan put forward by the European Union to unlock public and private investments in the real economy for at least € 315 billion over the next three years. They will also explore the role that Hong Kong, Mainland China and Asia in general can play for the success of the plan.

15:30 Registration
16:00 Welcome by the Head of the EU Office, Mr. Vincent Piket, Head of European Union Office to Hong Kong & Macao
16:05 "The Investment Plan for Europe: how to kick-start Europe’s growth", Mr. Maarten Verwey, Deputy Director General, Economic and Financial Affairs, European Commission
16:30 "Investing in Europe and the role for Asia", Mr. Victor L.L. Chu, Co-chair of the Hong Kong-EU Business Council, Co-chair of the G-20’s Business 20 Trade Task Force, Chairman of the First Eastern Investment Group
17:00 Panel discussion followed by discussion with the audience
Mr Andrew Weir, Senior Partner KPMG Hong Kong (Moderator)
Mr Maarten Verwey, Deputy Director-General, European Commission
Mr Victor L.L. Chu, Chair, First Eastern Investment Group
Mr George Yuen, Board Director, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Asia) Limited
Mr Louis Kuijs, Chief Economist, RBS
17:55 Closing remarks, Mr. Juha Raisanen, Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce, Hong Kong
To register, please confirm your participation via email: delegation-hong-kong-events@eeas.europa.eu
Should you have further questions, please contact: delegation-hong-kong@eeas.europa.eu

publié le 29/04/2015

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