From 07.30

Registration, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce (Vestibül)

08.30 - 09.30

Keynote speeches and China-Europe Sustainability Award Ceremony

Introduction by Christi Degen, CEO, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, Germany

Keynote speeches:

  • Prof. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference, Germany
  • Leng Yan, Executive Vice President, Daimler Greater China Ltd., P.R. China

China-Europe Sustainability Award Ceremony

  • Laudatory speech: Dr. Torsten Teichert, Member of the Executive Committee, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, Germany
  • Awardee



Panel: China’s digital consumers – understanding the preferences of Chinese online shoppers (Albert-Schäfer-Saal)

  • Ragnar Kruse, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Smaato, Germany
  • Karl Wehner, Managing Director (Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Eastern Europe, Turkey), Alibaba Group, Germany
  • Alan Yuan, CFO, Souche, R. China
  • Dr. Huang Dinglong, Co-founder and CEO, Malong Technologies, Co. Ltd., P.R. China
  • Moderator: Olaf Rotax, Managing Director & Co-Founder, dgroup – part of Accenture Consulting, Germany

Contact break (Börsensaal)


Panel: Digital upgrade in manufacturing – on the track to “Made in China 2025” and “Industrie 4.0” (Albert-Schäfer-Saal)

  • Wang Yongzhi, CIO, CRRC Corporation Limited (CRRC), P.R. China
  • Hala Zeine, President Digital Supply Chain, SAP SE, Germany
  • Li Zheng, President, Greater China, NXP Semiconductors, P.R. China
  • Cui Haifeng, Managing Director, Enterprise Business Group, Huawei, Germany
  • Toni Cheng, General Manager of DACH & CEE Region, Alibaba Cloud, Germany
  • Zhao Mengda, Chief Strategy Investment Officer (CSIO), Tuya Smart, P.R. China
  • Moderator: Frank Riemensperger, Senior Managing Director, Geographic Unit Lead Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Accenture GmbH, Germany

Reception (Börsensaal)


Closing Lunch (Commerzsaal)

Welcome addresses

  • Tobias Bergmann, President, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, Germany
  • Dr. Peter Tschentscher, First Mayor and President of the Senate of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, Germany
  • Keynote speech by Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner for Competition, European Commission
  • Keynote speech by Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Keynote speech by Liu He, Vice-Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China

Closing remarks

  • Robert Lorenz-Meyer, Deputy Conference Chairman, Germany
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Guests of honour 2018

Liu He, Vice-Premier of the People’s Republic of China

Guests of honour 2018

Margrethe Vestager, Commissioner for Competition of the European Commission

Guests of honour 2018

Andreas Scheuer, Federal Minister of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Federal Republic of Germany

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We are looking forward welcoming you to the "9th Hamburg Summit: China meets Europe", that will take place in Autumn 2021!

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Timm Rohweder, Regional Expert Greater China
Hamburg Chamber of Commerce

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