The UK-China ICP Green Transition Forum will take place alongside the 2023 Industrial Green Development Conference in Guangzhou. The Forum will support continued policy and commercial exchange in the green and low-carbon field, convening a range of key representatives from government, industry and academia. It will also see the official launch of the ICP Green and Low-Carbon Working Group.

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  • 13.30 - 14.00: Guest Registration
  • 14.00 - 14.05: Event starts, speakers' introduction 

MC: Mark Xu, Director, Industrial Economy, China Britain Business Council

  • 14.05 - 14.25: Opening remarks 

Ministry of Industry & Information Technology

Trevor Lewis, Deputy Director Innovation and Industry, UK Department for Business and Trade

Chen Biao,Deputy Director-General of Center for International Economic and Technological Cooperation, MIIT

Tom Simpson, Managing Director, China Britain Business Council

  • 14.25 - 14.40: The market-oriented roadmap of sustainable development for enterprises

Samantha Zhang, Senior Manager, ICIS

  • 14.40 - 14.55: Approaches to Accelerate the Building of Modern and Green Industrial System

Jiang Jinhe, Analyst, Deputy Director of the Environment and Research Study Centre, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

  • 14.55 - 15.15: Theme 1 - Green Technologies 

Innovative technologies and processes which are helping to drive the green transition: May Gao, General Manager, Hydrogen Technologies, Johnson Matthey

Full process supervision of wastes and big data management in industrial parks: Yi Xin, Director, Environment Protection Dept, SailHero

  • 15.15 - 15.35: Theme 2 - Green Manufacturing & Industry Practice 

Smiths Group ESG experience sharing: Michael Mei, Group VP, Smiths Group

Promoting photovoltaic development for zero-carbon practices and green transformation: Yao Chenshen, Director of ESG, JinKO Solar Co. Ltd.

  • 15.35 - 15.55: Theme 3 - Green Skills & Standards 

An overview of standards and talent training to enable the green development: Wan Yang, Head of Sustainability Solutions for APAC, BSI

Greening of China's modern vocational education system: progress and prospects: Xu Jing, Researcher, International Cooperation and Communication Dept. Center for Vocation Development, Ministry of Education

  • 15.55 - 16.15: Theme 4 – More enablers and collaboration initiatives

Smart water monitoring empowers advanced manufacturing sustainability: Li Jie, Sales Manager, Modern Water

Strengthening China-UK Green Industrial Cooperation for Building International “Zero-Carbon Industrial Parks": Zhang Zhemiao, Secretary of Party Committee of Jiangsu Sheyanggang Economic & Development Zone

  • 16:15-16:30 Launch of the ICP Green and Low-Carbon Working Group
  • 16:30-17:15 Panel Discussion

Promoting Programmes of Working Groups of China-UK Industrial Cooperation Partnership

Policy guidance and support for the development of green economy

Advice on promoting business cooperation between UK and China in green transition

Moderator: Li Li, Vice President of China Industrial Energy Conservation and Cleaner Production Association

Panellist: Li Bianzhuo, Vice President of China Association of Circular Economy, Yan Liangbo, Deputy General Manager, Upower Energy Technology(Guangzhou) Co.,Ltd, Liu Changliang, Director of Dual Carbon Development, Nanjing Iron and Steel Co.,Ltd, Zhao Guoyi, Public Affairs Director, RELX 

  • 17:30-18:30 Networking Reception

Please contact Mark Xu for more information.