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๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ to our valued members & partners @ThaiEmbLondon @WeAreTUDublin for insightful ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ญ ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ช Higher Education Partnership meeting today on campus & online. I enjoyed the great presentations by MHESI & EEC. Now is the time to really move forward @IEAmbThailand @TUDublin_Intl

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Day One 25 May

11.00 โ€“ 11.30Coffee Break

09.15 – 09:30

Opening Remarks

Martin Murray, Executive Director Asia Matters Key Interview with Cllr. Gillian Coughlan, The Mayor of the County of Cork

09.30 โ€“ 10.45

Business Roundtable

with H.E. He Xiangdong, Ambassador of China to Ireland and Chinese Company CEOs in Ireland

Understanding the Key Drivers of Successful Irish SME Partnership in the Chinese FDI Ecosystem

Kefei Xu, GM Bank of China, Dublin, David Wang, Managing Director at ICBC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.; Brendan McGrath, Ireland Site Head and VP Manufacturing at WuXi Biologics

Parallel Session

Connecting Cleantech Sector Opportunity in China (by invitation)

Virtual Roadshow in partnership with EU SME Centre , Enterprise Ireland, Embassy of Ireland in China. Lead: Renzo Isler, Director, EU SME Centre with feedback from Gerard Mulligan, Director of Business Development Asia Matters

11.00 – 11.30Networking & Coffee Break
11.30 โ€“ 12.45

Business Roundtable with H.E. Akhilesh Mishra, Ambassador of India to Ireland and Indian Company CEOs in Ireland

Understanding the Key Drivers of Successful Irish SME Partnership in theIndian FDI Ecosystem

with Deepak Chaudhari , Country Head Ireland, Tata Consultancy Services, Anubhav Mehrotra, Business Head for HCL Financial Services โ€“ UK & I; Terry Leech – Country Manager Wipro Ireland; Martin McVicar, CEO Combilift; Denis Canty, CTO Altada Technology Solutions; Rohit Thakral, CEO Target Integration – Council Member Small Firms Association

12.45 โ€“ 13.15

Key Interview

Professor Maggie Cusack, President, Munster Technological University

13.15 โ€“ 13.30

Closing Remarks

Alan Dukes, Chairman, Asia Matters

Day Two 26 May

09.30 – 9.45

Opening Remarks

Martin Murray, Executive Director Asia Matters Key Interview with Cllr. Colm Kelleher, Lord Mayor of Cork

09.45 -11.00The Future of Fintech Hubs in Asia and Europe in partnership with Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS) Lead : Professor Shenglin Ben, Dean, ZIBS and Academy of Internet Finance joined by Donal Boylan, Co-Founder, BCAP Partners; James A Carroll, SVP Innovation and Digital Services – Global Business Lead, MasterCard Labs as a Service; Shi Mei Chin, Chief Financial Officer Spark Systems Pte Ltd & Executive Committee Member, Singapore FinTech Association; Dr. David Wen, Executive Director, International Research Center for FinTech Security, ZIBS; Michael Sung, Founder and Chairman of Carbon Blue Innovations, Hong Kong; Yi Liu, Secretary General, Zhejiang Association of FinTech; Takeshi Kito, Founder & CEO, Crowd Realty and Vice Chair, Fintech Association of Japan; Uzair Javaid, Founder & CEO, betterdata, Singapore
11.00 โ€“ 11.45Coffee Break
11.45 โ€“ 12.15

Key Interview

H.E. Ann Derwin, Ambassador of Ireland to China

12.15 – 13.15

SME Financing, Scaling & Succeeding in Asian Markets
Opening Address by Declan Hughes, Assistant Secretary General, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Employment. With panel discussion; June Butler, Chief Executive Officer, Strategic Banking Corporation of Ireland; Nick Ashmore, Director, Irish Strategic Investment Fund; Leo McAdams, Divisional Manager โ€“ Investment Services Division, Enterprise Ireland; Elaine Coughlan, Managing Partner Atlantic Bridge

13.15 โ€“ 13.30

Closing Remarks

Alan Dukes, Chairman, Asia Matters

2020 Global Summit Keynote Speech

Michael D Higgins
Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland
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Address by President Higgins to the Asia Matters Conference November 2020

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