EVENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Chinese New Year’s Celebration - Year of the Tiger: Political, Economic & Business Update 2022

Date: January 26, 2022

Event: Signature Event

Time: 14:30-16:30 (Denmark)

renewable-energy

Danish-Chinese Business Forum and Danske Bank invite you to this annually held Signature Event, where China experts seek to look into the crystal ball as to what 2022 may hold in store. 

The Chinese Communist Party Central Committee earlier this month concluded the 6th Plenum making it official that China has entered a new era “the Xi Jinping era” heralding profound changes in China’s approach to economy, politics, and foreign affairs.​

How will this paradigm shift in policies play out in the Year of the Tiger and what are implications for foreign businesses in China? 2022 promises to be another milestone year including the 20th Party Congress and election of a new Politburo next autumn.

This New Year’s event seeks to provide important insights to our members in turn helping them navigate the changing Chinese business environment and optimize business results.

Professor Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard will provide us with an update on the political changes and challenges to prepare you for 2022. 

Allan von Mehren, Chief China Analyst at Danske Bank, will elaborate on the economic prospects for China in 2022. 

Tom Behrens-Sørensen, Chairman of DCBF, will provide insights for developing your China strategy in 2022 and delve into what businesses need to be aware of and what to consider in 2022 to navigate in China’s changing business environment. 

This event is a collaboration between Danish-Chinese Business Forum and Danske Bank. 

Brand New Tencent E-Commerce Solution for Danish Companies

Date: February 22, 2022

Event: Webinar

Time: 9.00-10.00 (DK) / 16.00-17.00 (CN)

renewable-energy

Amid all the uncertainties and travel restrictions in today's world, being connected online to your markets become more important than ever.

Join this event with Leaf Digital Group, Tencent Cloud partner in Denmark, and learn more about the newest possibilities for using the Tencent eco-system to expand your business in the Chinese market.

Tencent and Leaf Digital will introduce the recently launched China Connect solution that enables Danish companies to go China easier and more seamlessly than ever by tapping into the vast Tencent ecosystem.

Please contact us at info@dcbf.dk if you have any questions.

Digital Contracting, E-Signatures and E-Invoices

Date: March 01, 2022

Event: Webinar

Time: 9.00-10.00 (DK) / 16.00-17.00 (CN)

renewable-energy

By Philippe Snel, Managing Director at Da Wo Law Firm Shanghai and Mikkel Hippe Brun, SVP APC at Tradeshift. 

More information to follow.

Please contact us at info@dcbf.dk if you have any questions.

Q2 Outlook by Saxo Bank

Date: March 29, 2022

Event: Webinar

Time: 9.00-10.00 (DK) / 15.00-16.00 (CN)

renewable-energy

Saxo Bank’s Q2 Outlook will soon be released. We are pleased to invite you to join the Webinar and get the exclusive first look.

It is your chance to hear directly from Mr. Steen Jakobsen, Saxo Bank’s Chief Economist and Chief Investment Officer’s presentation with expert commentary and discover what he believes for the financial markets and how different assets classes will behave.

Please contact us at info@dcbf.dk if you have any questions.

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Chinese New Year’s Celebration - Year of the Tiger: Political, Economic & Business Update 2022

Date: January 26, 2022

Event: Signature Event

Time: 14:30-16:30 (Denmark)

renewable-energy

Danish-Chinese Business Forum and Danske Bank invite you to this annually held Signature Event, where China experts seek to look into the crystal ball as to what 2022 may hold in store. 

The Chinese Communist Party Central Committee earlier this month concluded the 6th Plenum making it official that China has entered a new era “the Xi Jinping era” heralding profound changes in China’s approach to economy, politics, and foreign affairs.​

How will this paradigm shift in policies play out in the Year of the Tiger and what are implications for foreign businesses in China? 2022 promises to be another milestone year including the 20th Party Congress and election of a new Politburo next autumn.

This New Year’s event seeks to provide important insights to our members in turn helping them navigate the changing Chinese business environment and optimize business results.

Professor Kjeld Erik Brødsgaard will provide us with an update on the political changes and challenges to prepare you for 2022. 

Allan von Mehren, Chief China Analyst at Danske Bank, will elaborate on the economic prospects for China in 2022. 

Tom Behrens-Sørensen, Chairman of DCBF, will provide insights for developing your China strategy in 2022 and delve into what businesses need to be aware of and what to consider in 2022 to navigate in China’s changing business environment. 

This event is a collaboration between Danish-Chinese Business Forum and Danske Bank. 

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Brand New Tencent E-Commerce Solution for Danish Companies

Date: February 22, 2022

Event: Webinar

Time: 9.00-10.00 (DK) / 16.00-17.00 (CN)

renewable-energy

Amid all the uncertainties and travel restrictions in today's world, being connected online to your markets become more important than ever.

Join this event with Leaf Digital Group, Tencent Cloud partner in Denmark, and learn more about the newest possibilities for using the Tencent eco-system to expand your business in the Chinese market.

Tencent and Leaf Digital will introduce the recently launched China Connect solution that enables Danish companies to go China easier and more seamlessly than ever by tapping into the vast Tencent ecosystem.

Please contact us at info@dcbf.dk if you have any questions.

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Digital Contracting, E-Signatures and E-Invoices

Date: March 01, 2022

Event: Webinar

Time: 9.00-10.00 (DK) / 16.00-17.00 (CN)

renewable-energy

By Philippe Snel, Managing Director at Da Wo Law Firm Shanghai and Mikkel Hippe Brun, SVP APC at Tradeshift. 

More information to follow.

Please contact us at info@dcbf.dk if you have any questions.

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Q2 Outlook by Saxo Bank

Date: March 29, 2022

Event: Webinar

Time: 9.00-10.00 (DK) / 15.00-16.00 (CN)

renewable-energy

Saxo Bank’s Q2 Outlook will soon be released. We are pleased to invite you to join the Webinar and get the exclusive first look.

It is your chance to hear directly from Mr. Steen Jakobsen, Saxo Bank’s Chief Economist and Chief Investment Officer’s presentation with expert commentary and discover what he believes for the financial markets and how different assets classes will behave.

Please contact us at info@dcbf.dk if you have any questions.

PAST EVENTS

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Entering the Chinese Market

Entering the Chinese Market through Cross-Border E-commerce during COVID-19

Date: May 25, 2021

Time: 09:00

Event: Webinar


During COVID-19 and it’s economic fallout, how can a brand expand its market and possibly enter the Chinese market? Cross-border e-commerce might be a good choice. Chenli Ke, Brand Development Manager, EC Storm will cover the following aspects during the webinar: 1. What is cross-border e-commerce / 2. The development and scale of cross-border e-commerce / 3. Policies and regulations for cross-border e-commerce / 4. TMall Global, a typical platform for cross-border e-commerce / 5. Cross-border E-commerce vs General Trade / 6. The impact of COVID-19 on cross-border e-commerce and new opportunities. 

Following the presentation there will be an open discussion at which any related questions and/or comments are most welcome. 

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 16:00 China

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China's Growth Strategy

China Growth Strategy in the "Decoupling" Era

Date: May 18, 2021

Time: 09:00

Event: Webinar


Nordic companies have been grappling with the fallout from ongoing trade tensions and the EU-China agreement on investment. As a result, there is one critical question on the minds of most Nordic CEOs: How do we make sense of China and formalize a proper strategy for the middle kingdom? As an important topic for the strategic and capital agenda of any global firm, Tony Wang, Partner at Nordic Match would like to present a strategic framework for planning your China expansion strategy.

Following the presentation there will be an open discussion at which any related questions and/or comments are most welcome.

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 16:00 China

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Agriculture & Fisheries

Sino-Danish Government-to- Government Cooperation within Food, Agriculture & Fisheries, Environment & Water and Sustainable Urban Development

Date: May 11, 2021

Time: 09:00

Event: Webinar


The area of food, agriculture & fisheries has traditionally been highly regulated and governed by government policies and trade barriers. In order to promote the cooperation in these areas between China and Denmark and overcome the barriers many protocols and agreements have been signed between China and Denmark. To this comes the continuous seeking of common areas where China and Denmark can cooperate in order to create the basis for the introduction of Danish solutions for a more sustainable, safe and efficient food production. To enhance this cooperation the SSC-project on Food and Agriculture was introduced 5 years ago and is now in its second phase. It has two tracks: One on improving food safety and another on resource efficiency and food loss and waste.

Within the policy areas of environment, water and sustainable urban development the goal of the Sino-Danish government cooperation has been to create Chinese interest for the Danish solutions and also to contribute to the green development of the environment in China. The areas are also governed by cooperation agreements between the Danish Ministry of Environment and the Chinese Ministry for Environment (MEE) and Ministry of Water Resources (MWR). The Sector cooperation on environment has focus on water resource management and wastewater management working particularly with the provincial level in Hebei, Fujian, Beijing and Jiangsu. The sector cooperation on Sustainable Urban Development is carried out between Beijing and Copenhagen and focuses on circular construction, climate change adaptation, waste water management, and energy efficiency in existing buildings.

Participants will be introduced to the government cooperation with the two areas, the various programme activities and hear how the business community can play a role and benefit from the cooperation.

Time: 9:00 - 11:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 17:00 China

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IP Protection at Online Trade Fairs

IP Protection at Online Trade Fairs

Date: May 06, 2021

Time: 09:00

Event: Webinar


Since the coronavirus pandemic is still hindering mass gatherings, trade fairs around the world, including in China, have moved online. While online trade fairs are an excellent means to promote SMEs’ products, there are also specific IP risks involved. Matias Zubimendi, IP Business Advisor at China IP SME Helpdesk, has attended online trade fairs in China, including the Canton Fair and can provide IP tips for attending online fairs. During this webinar, Matias will cover what to pay attention to when attending an online trade fair.

Following the presentation there will be an open discussion at which any related questions and/or comments are most welcome.

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 16:00 China

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Screening and Approval of Foreign Investments

Screening and Approval of Foreign Investments - New Strict Rules Proposed by the Danish Government

Date: April 29, 2021

Time: 10:30

Event: Webinar


Nikolaj Juhl Hansen, Partner, Nordic/Baltic law firm Magnusson’s Corporate M&A team will give an introduction to the Danish government’s proposal for new legislation concerning screening and approval of foreign investments, which will apply to any transaction where a foreign entity or person acquires control of 10% of a Danish business, to greenfield investments and “special economic agreements” (e.g. JV and R&D agreements) in a diversified list of sectors including a range of technology businesses, energy, defence, data processing and storage as well as critical infrastructure.

Following the presentation there will be an open discussion at which any related questions and/or comments are most welcome.

Time: 10:30 - 11:30 Denmark / 16:30 - 17:30 China

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Energy and Maritime Sectors

Sino-Danish Government-to Government Cooperation within the Energy and Maritime Sectors

Date: April 27, 2021

Time: 09:00

Event: Webinar


As part of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Denmark and China, a joint work programme has been established which builds upon elements of the development strategies of the two countries and covers various areas and mechanisms of ongoing bilateral cooperation. On climate and energy the cooperation intends to engage in government-to-government cooperation to promote the common climate agenda and the transition to a low carbon pathway. Furthermore, the Embassy together with the Danish Energy Agency and the Danish Maritime Authorities also engages in two strategic sector cooperations within the Energy & Maritime sector.

The strategic sector cooperation within energy has two tracks on clean heating and quality offshore wind both focusing on sharing Danish regulatory and framework experiences in an effort to support a path towards a green transition in China. For example by identifying means on how to replace heavy coal dependent systems with green and clean sources within district heating as well as sharing Danish authorities experiences in implementing offshore wind in a cost-efficient manner. The maritime strategic sector cooperation promotes cooperation with the Chinese authorities on safe and green shipping through e.g. exchange of best practice and cooperation on international regulation within maritime safety, green shipping as well as green shipbuilding. In addition, it aims to improve the framework conditions for Danish shipping companies and promote opportunities for Danish maritime companies in China. Participants will be introduced to the various programme activities and hear how the business community plays a role in and benefits from the cooperation.

Time: 9:00 - 11:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 17:00 China

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AGM

Danish-Chinese Business Forum Annual General Meeting 2021

Date: April 22, 2021

Time: 09:00-10:30

Event: Annual General Meeting


Time: 09:00-10:30

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AI within Health

AI within Health

Date: April 20, 2021

Time: 09:00

Event: Webinar


AI development is progressing rapidly within health. This is especially evident in China, as they have placed a strategic focus on AI in healthcare. An aging population is driving an urgent need for easy access and high- quality health services – AI is here to support the development. In this Webinar Ran Zhao, Senior Tech Innovation Officer at Innovation Centre Denmark - Shanghai will take you through an analysis of AI segments - such as AI imaging, health management, and disease protection - within healthcare in China. It will more specifically undergo challenges, application scenarios, status and development of each segment.

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Pinduoduo

Pinduoduo - Agriculture Tech and Sustainability Development

Date: April 15, 2021

Time: 9:00 - 10:00

Event: Webinar


The Chinese e-commerce giant Pinduoduo with 788 million active users and agricultural GMV of RMB 270 billion in 2020, is a key player in the new era of transformation and upgrading of agriculture in China. To fully implement digital agriculture in rural areas, it is necessary to strengthen agricultural technological innovation and create new engines for the modernization of rural areas. Ada Yang, Head of Social Community at Pinduoduo will sharePinduoduo’s agriculture tech innovation development and its impact on sustainability, food safety, e-commerce, and supply chain. Furthermore, Ada will briefly walk through Pinduoduo’s latest development and strategy.

Following the presentation there will be an open discussion at which any related questions and/or comments are most welcome.

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 16:00 China

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Entering the Chinese Market

Entering the Chinese Market through Cross-Border E-commerce during COVID-19

Date: May 25, 2021

Event: Webinar


During COVID-19 and it’s economic fallout, how can a brand expand its market and possibly enter the Chinese market? Cross-border e-commerce might be a good choice. Chenli Ke, Brand Development Manager, EC Storm will cover the following aspects during the webinar: 1. What is cross-border e-commerce / 2. The development and scale of cross-border e-commerce / 3. Policies and regulations for cross-border e-commerce / 4. TMall Global, a typical platform for cross-border e-commerce / 5. Cross-border E-commerce vs General Trade / 6. The impact of COVID-19 on cross-border e-commerce and new opportunities. 

Following the presentation there will be an open discussion at which any related questions and/or comments are most welcome. 

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 16:00 China

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China's Growth Strategy

China Growth Strategy in the "Decoupling" Era

Date: May 18, 2021

Event: Webinar


Nordic companies have been grappling with the fallout from ongoing trade tensions and the EU-China agreement on investment. As a result, there is one critical question on the minds of most Nordic CEOs: How do we make sense of China and formalize a proper strategy for the middle kingdom? As an important topic for the strategic and capital agenda of any global firm, Tony Wang, Partner at Nordic Match would like to present a strategic framework for planning your China expansion strategy.

Following the presentation there will be an open discussion at which any related questions and/or comments are most welcome.

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 16:00 China

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Agriculture & Fisheries

Sino-Danish Government-to- Government Cooperation within Food, Agriculture & Fisheries, Environment & Water and Sustainable Urban Development

Date: May 11, 2021

Event: Webinar


The area of food, agriculture & fisheries has traditionally been highly regulated and governed by government policies and trade barriers. In order to promote the cooperation in these areas between China and Denmark and overcome the barriers many protocols and agreements have been signed between China and Denmark. To this comes the continuous seeking of common areas where China and Denmark can cooperate in order to create the basis for the introduction of Danish solutions for a more sustainable, safe and efficient food production. To enhance this cooperation the SSC-project on Food and Agriculture was introduced 5 years ago and is now in its second phase. It has two tracks: One on improving food safety and another on resource efficiency and food loss and waste.

Within the policy areas of environment, water and sustainable urban development the goal of the Sino-Danish government cooperation has been to create Chinese interest for the Danish solutions and also to contribute to the green development of the environment in China. The areas are also governed by cooperation agreements between the Danish Ministry of Environment and the Chinese Ministry for Environment (MEE) and Ministry of Water Resources (MWR). The Sector cooperation on environment has focus on water resource management and wastewater management working particularly with the provincial level in Hebei, Fujian, Beijing and Jiangsu. The sector cooperation on Sustainable Urban Development is carried out between Beijing and Copenhagen and focuses on circular construction, climate change adaptation, waste water management, and energy efficiency in existing buildings.

Participants will be introduced to the government cooperation with the two areas, the various programme activities and hear how the business community can play a role and benefit from the cooperation.

Time: 9:00 - 11:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 17:00 China

Back
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IP Protection at Online Trade Fairs

IP Protection at Online Trade Fairs

Date: May 06, 2021

Event: Webinar


Since the coronavirus pandemic is still hindering mass gatherings, trade fairs around the world, including in China, have moved online. While online trade fairs are an excellent means to promote SMEs’ products, there are also specific IP risks involved. Matias Zubimendi, IP Business Advisor at China IP SME Helpdesk, has attended online trade fairs in China, including the Canton Fair and can provide IP tips for attending online fairs. During this webinar, Matias will cover what to pay attention to when attending an online trade fair.

Following the presentation there will be an open discussion at which any related questions and/or comments are most welcome.

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 16:00 China

Back
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Screening and Approval of Foreign Investments

Screening and Approval of Foreign Investments - New Strict Rules Proposed by the Danish Government

Date: April 29, 2021

Event: Webinar


Nikolaj Juhl Hansen, Partner, Nordic/Baltic law firm Magnusson’s Corporate M&A team will give an introduction to the Danish government’s proposal for new legislation concerning screening and approval of foreign investments, which will apply to any transaction where a foreign entity or person acquires control of 10% of a Danish business, to greenfield investments and “special economic agreements” (e.g. JV and R&D agreements) in a diversified list of sectors including a range of technology businesses, energy, defence, data processing and storage as well as critical infrastructure.

Following the presentation there will be an open discussion at which any related questions and/or comments are most welcome.

Time: 10:30 - 11:30 Denmark / 16:30 - 17:30 China

Back
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Energy and Maritime Sectors

Sino-Danish Government-to Government Cooperation within the Energy and Maritime Sectors

Date: April 27, 2021

Event: Webinar


As part of the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership between Denmark and China, a joint work programme has been established which builds upon elements of the development strategies of the two countries and covers various areas and mechanisms of ongoing bilateral cooperation. On climate and energy the cooperation intends to engage in government-to-government cooperation to promote the common climate agenda and the transition to a low carbon pathway. Furthermore, the Embassy together with the Danish Energy Agency and the Danish Maritime Authorities also engages in two strategic sector cooperations within the Energy & Maritime sector.

The strategic sector cooperation within energy has two tracks on clean heating and quality offshore wind both focusing on sharing Danish regulatory and framework experiences in an effort to support a path towards a green transition in China. For example by identifying means on how to replace heavy coal dependent systems with green and clean sources within district heating as well as sharing Danish authorities experiences in implementing offshore wind in a cost-efficient manner. The maritime strategic sector cooperation promotes cooperation with the Chinese authorities on safe and green shipping through e.g. exchange of best practice and cooperation on international regulation within maritime safety, green shipping as well as green shipbuilding. In addition, it aims to improve the framework conditions for Danish shipping companies and promote opportunities for Danish maritime companies in China. Participants will be introduced to the various programme activities and hear how the business community plays a role in and benefits from the cooperation.

Time: 9:00 - 11:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 17:00 China

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AGM

Danish-Chinese Business Forum Annual General Meeting 2021

Date: April 22, 2021

Event: Annual General Meeting


Time: 09:00-10:30

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AI within Health

AI within Health

Date: April 20, 2021

Event: Webinar


AI development is progressing rapidly within health. This is especially evident in China, as they have placed a strategic focus on AI in healthcare. An aging population is driving an urgent need for easy access and high- quality health services – AI is here to support the development. In this Webinar Ran Zhao, Senior Tech Innovation Officer at Innovation Centre Denmark - Shanghai will take you through an analysis of AI segments - such as AI imaging, health management, and disease protection - within healthcare in China. It will more specifically undergo challenges, application scenarios, status and development of each segment.

Back
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Pinduoduo

Pinduoduo - Agriculture Tech and Sustainability Development

Date: April 15, 2021

Event: Webinar


The Chinese e-commerce giant Pinduoduo with 788 million active users and agricultural GMV of RMB 270 billion in 2020, is a key player in the new era of transformation and upgrading of agriculture in China. To fully implement digital agriculture in rural areas, it is necessary to strengthen agricultural technological innovation and create new engines for the modernization of rural areas. Ada Yang, Head of Social Community at Pinduoduo will sharePinduoduo’s agriculture tech innovation development and its impact on sustainability, food safety, e-commerce, and supply chain. Furthermore, Ada will briefly walk through Pinduoduo’s latest development and strategy.

Following the presentation there will be an open discussion at which any related questions and/or comments are most welcome.

Time: 9:00 - 10:00 Denmark / 15:00 - 16:00 China