Export to China - Exploring the Opportunities and Overcoming the Challenges

Interested in exporting to China? techUK will run a seminar designed to help UK exporters understand the Chinese market opportunities and challenges.

The event will be aimed for those considering the Chinese market for the first time or who are relatively new to the China market and are considering how to grow their presence. 

Tentative Agenda

08:30 – 09:00 Registration, Coffee and Refreshments

09:00 – 09:10 Welcome - Julian David - CEO - techUK

09:10 – 09:40 China's latest progress in science and technology innovation and Sino-British cooperation prospects - Minister Counsellor (Science & Technology) - Sunan Jiang – Embassy of China

09:40 – 10:00 Export to China – How DIT can support you on your journey - Andrew Cockburn - Head of Trade, Technology and Smart Cities, Department for International Trade

10:00 – 10:30 Your IP in China - Bill Russell - Deputy Director of International Policy - Intellectual Property Office

10:30 – 10: 50 Break

10:50 – 11:10 Doing Business in China - Mark Hedley - ‎ICT Sector Director & China Business Adviser -  CBBC

11:10 – 11:30 Case study – Export journey to China - Graham Curren - CEO - Sondrel

11:30 – 12:30 Panel – Doing Business in China

  • Mark Hedley - ‎ICT Sector Director & China Business Adviser - CBBC (Chair)
  • Edward Brewster - Communications Director - Huawei Technologies UK & Ireland office
  • Heba Bevan - CEO - Utterberry
  • Professor Yike Guo - Founding Director - Data Science Institute at Imperial College

12:30 – 12:40 Closing Remarks

12:40 – 13:30 Light Lunch & Networking

13:30 Close

The event is being supported by the Department for International Trade, the China Britain Business Council and the Chinese Embassy in the UK.

To register – please click book now.

For further information, please email Simon Spier.


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