Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Brussels
The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administration Region
Business Forum in Galway - 5 October 2018

(Tentative programme)

Business Forum

'CEPA – A smart way to do business with China through Hong Kong';

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
Theatre 1000, Old Dublin Road, Galway, Ireland

Friday 5 October 2018 

09:00           Registration (tea & coffee provided)

09:30           Forum opening address Mayor of Galway City Councillor Niall McNelis

09:40           Welcome speech by the Chairman of Irish Chinese Society Galway, Mr Kam Chin

09:45           Introduction GMIT Deputy President Dr Michael Hannon

09:50           Keynote speech by China's Ambassador to Ireland, Dr Yue Xiaoyong,  "Growing
                    Opportunities for Ireland: the Belt and Road Initiative and China's Opening-up."

10:40          Speech by Mr Sam Hui, Deputy Representative of the Hong Kong Economic
                   and Trade Office in Brussels, "Leveraging on the free trade agreement networks
                   of Hong Kong to expand business in China and Asia"

11:10           Break (refreshments provided)

11:30           Forum Address by Ms Paula Kant – Senior Investment Promotion Executive at Invest Hong Kong in Brussels "Hong Kong: Where (your) business goes to grow !"

12:00           Forum Address Mr Austin Currie – Director of Focus Capital Partners

12:30           Q & A

13:30           Light Refreshments

14:00           Closing

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