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.
|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|