China Agri-Tech Opportunities Webinar
Join this webinar, organised by Business Lincolnshire, for an unrivalled insight into doing business in China, the specifics of the Agri-Tech and Agri-Food sectors in China.
Are you a Lincolnshire Agri business interested in trading with China, but unsure how to go about it? Perhaps you are already doing so, but need some guidance around the sector, the market(s) and how to improve your exporting results?
This exciting webinar, delivered by our partners China Britain Business Council, will give you an unrivalled insight into doing business in China, the specifics of the Agri-Tech and Agri-Food sectors in China; together with what to look out for, and how your business can take advantage of the opportunities available.
The webinar will be delivered on the Microsoft Teams platform, and is FREE to all viewers.
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You can access the live webinar by using this link:
9:30 - Welcome - Simon Murphy - Lincolnshire County Council
9:35 - The China Opportunity - David Gregory, Market Business Adviser - China Britain Business Council
David Gregory is a China Market Business Adviser, for CBBC, focusing on Advanced Manufacturing and Transport. Before returning to the UK in 2015 he spent almost 17 years based in China and South East Asia. For the majority of that time he worked as a senior executive in large, multi-national companies, in the building material sector. Drawing from his experience, he aims to deliver clear and practical advice to clients wishing to engage with China.
9:50 - Agri-Tech Priorities in China and Hunan - Yi Meilin, Head of Agri-Tech and Sustainability - Department for International Trade, China
Meilin is now Head of Agri-tech and Sustainability in the UK Department of International Trade in China. She works to scope the Chinese market in agri-tech and promote UK technologies and companies in China. With an educational background in Public Administration, Meilin has worked for public sectors for about ten years on government policy analysis, business marketing and communications. Before joining DIT, Meilin worked as a Senior Policy Officer for the British Embassy in Beijing and Project Analyst for United Nations Development Programme in China.
10:05 - Doing business in China - Dr. Apostolos Papadopoulos, Director - Crop Intellect Ltd
Dr Apostolos has a strong academic background and is passionate for research and development to invent technologies that improve crop productivity sustainably. He has worked in several multidisciplinary projects during his academic career and during his research and development role in large agricultural companies. Founder of Crop Intellect Ltd in 2012 has successfully patented a novel technology that increases chlorophyll and yield. One of his main assets is the ability to explain complex technologies in a clear way to be understood by the practitioners of farming and capture the big picture to allow adoption and acceptance of change.
10:15 - Q & A Panel - all speakers
10:30 - Close - Simon Murphy - Lincolnshire County Council