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Day One 25 May

09.15 – 09:30

Opening Remarks

Cllr. Gillian Coughlan, The Mayor of the County of Cork

09.30 – 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, Deputy General Manager, ICBC International Leasing Company Limited, Brendan McGrath, Ireland Site Head and VP Manufacturing at WuXi Biologics

Parallel Session

Connecting Cleantech Sector Opportunity in China

Virtual Roadshow in partnership with EU SME Centre , Enterprise Ireland, Embassy of Ireland in China. Lead: Renzo Isler, Director, EU SME Centre

10.45 – 11.00

Feedback from the Digital Roadshow and Industry Connect

with Gerard Mulligan, Director of Business Development

11.00 – 11.15

Key Speaker

11.15 – 11.45

Coffee Break

11.30 – 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 – UK & I, Terry Leech – Country Manager Wipro Ireland

12.45 – 13.15

Key Interview

Professor Maggie Cusack, President, Munster Technological University

13.15 – 13.30

Closing Remarks

Alan Dukes, Chairman, Asia Matters

Day Two 26 May

09.30 – 9.45

Opening Remarks

Cllr. Colm Kelleher, Lord Mayor of Cork

09.45 -11.00

Connecting 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

11.00 – 11.15

Keynote Speaker

11.15 – 11.45

Coffee Break

11.45 – 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 – Investment Services Division, Enterprise Ireland

13.15 – 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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