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The Meet Europe 2018 conference is among the largest business-to-Government events of the year in Vietnam, showcasing the best European business has to offer.


Organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam (MOFA) and supported by EuroCham Vietnam and the EU Delegation to Vietnam, the event will gather the highest circles of the Vietnamese Government and company representatives. The event is kindly hosted by the Hanoi People's Committee.


SESSION 1 - High Level Plenary

The Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phuc will attend and speak at the event, which will be opened by the Standing Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam H.E. Bui Thanh Son and with the presence of the Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee H.E. Hoang Trung Hai. A large number of European and Vietnamese companies will attend the event and will meet directly with numerous Government officials and heads of provincial People's Committees present, from Ca Mau to Ha Giang.


The plenary session will also include speeches and presentations by the Ambassador of Switzerland to Vietnam H.E. Ms. Beatrice Maser, EU Ambassador to Vietnam H.E. Mr. Bruno Angelet, the Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee H.E. Mr. Nguyen Duc Chung, and Dr. Dang Minh Duc from the Vietnam National Institute for European Studies, including the two Co-Chairmen of EuroCham Vietnam.










Session 2 - Thematic

A second part of the Meet Europe 2018 will give the stage to European companies that have been successful in Vietnam, especially when doing business in the country's provinces. These "case-studies" will be presented by business leaders in several industries and will also highlight the support that the provincial governments have lent to the development of their companies. These "thematic sessions" will cover:

  • Bringing "Made in Europe" to Vietnam | Automotive and Wine & Spirits
  • European Technology for a Smart and Green Vietnam | Renewable Energy, and Smart Cities
  • Europe and Vietnam: Reaching Globalised Standards and Markets | Agriculture and Aquabusiness
  • Strengthening Industrial Foundations and Transportation with European Expertise in Vietnam | Infrastructure and Logistics
  • European Know-how for Shaping a Global Manufacturing Powerhouse in Vietnam | Industry 4.0 and Vocational Training
  • European Innovative Healthcare Solutions for Vietnam | Pharmaceuticals
  • The Art of Travelling: European Dedication and Vietnamese Hospitality | Hospitality and Aviation


NETWORKING AND B2G MEETINGS

In a third part of the conference, attending companies will contact directly with over 30 provincial Party Secretaries and People's Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs, as well as other Government officials. Pre-booked B2G meetings will take place and all Provinces represented are available. This is open to all company representatives and diplomatic staff.


PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO THE "MEET PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS" SECTION ON THIS WEBPAGE TO BOOK YOUR ONE-ON-ONE MEETING WITH A PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT LEADER.


Meet Europe 2018 will be a showcase of the best of European business, demonstrating how the best Partner for Vietnam can contribute to the country's development in a new era of Europe-Vietnam trade and investment relations under the EVFTA, scheduled to come into force this year.



THIS EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE AND IS KINDLY HOSTED BY THE HANOI PEOPLE'S COMMITTEE


***ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION IS MANDATORY***

Agenda

Friday, May 25, 2018


8

30AM

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8

35AM

8

35AM

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8

40AM

Opening Speech

H.E. Bui Thanh Son

8

40AM

-

8

50AM

Welcome Remarks

H.E. Bruno Angelet

8

50AM

-

9

00AM

9

00AM

-

9

10AM

9

10AM

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9

20AM

9

20AM

-

9

30AM

Bringing “Made in Europe” to Vietnam

Gianluca FiumeShivam Misra

With a focus on Automotive and Wine & Spirits

9

30AM

-

9

40AM

European Technology for a Smart and Green Vietnam

Dr. Thai-Lai PhamDr. Brian Hull

With focus on Clean Energy and Smart Cities

9

40AM

-

9

50AM

9

50AM

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10

05AM

PRIME MINISTER'S KEYNOTE SPEECH

H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc

10

15AM

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10

40AM

Friday, May 25, 2018


10

50AM

-

11

00AM

Europe and Vietnam: Reaching Global Standards and Markets

Willem Van Walt MeijerPham Minh Anh

With a focus on Agri and Aquabusiness

11

00AM

-

11

10AM

Strengthening Industrial Foundations and Transportation with European Expertise in Vietnam

Hans KerstensJulien Lecuyer

With a focus on Infrastructure and Logistics

11

10AM

-

11

20AM

European Know-how for Shaping the Future of Manufacturing in Vietnam

Denis BrunettiGuru Mallikarjuna

With a focus on Industry 4.0 and Vocational Training

11

20AM

-

11

30AM

European Innovative Healthcare Solutions for Vietnam

Fabrice LeguetKatarzyna Dubno

With a focus on Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

11

30AM

-

11

40AM

The Art of Travelling: European Dedication and Vietnamese Hospitality

Herbert Laubichler-PichlerJean-Michel Caldagues

With a focus on Tourism and Aviation

11

40AM

-

11

45AM

Closing Remarks

Nicolas Audier

11

45AM

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11

50AM

Closing Remarks

H.E. Bui Thanh Son

Speakers

  • H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc (His Excellency the Prime-Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam)

    H.E. Nguyen Xuan Phuc

    His Excellency the Prime-Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

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  • H.E. Bui Thanh Son (Standing Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam)

    H.E. Bui Thanh Son

    Standing Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam

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  • H.E. Hoang Trung Hai (Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee)

    H.E. Hoang Trung Hai

    Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee

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  • H.E. Nguyen Duc Chung (Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee)

    H.E. Nguyen Duc Chung

    Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee

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  • H.E. Bruno Angelet (Ambassador at Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam)

    H.E. Bruno Angelet

    Ambassador at Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam

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  • H.E. Beatrice Maser (Ambassador at Embassy of Switzerland in Vietnam)

    H.E. Beatrice Maser

    Ambassador at Embassy of Switzerland in Vietnam

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  • Denis Brunetti (Co-Chairman at EuroCham Vietnam)

    Denis Brunetti

    Co-Chairman at EuroCham Vietnam

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  • Nicolas Audier (Co-Chairman at EuroCham Vietnam)

    Nicolas Audier

    Co-Chairman at EuroCham Vietnam

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  • Dr. Thai-Lai Pham (President and CEO of Siemens Vietnam)

    Dr. Thai-Lai Pham

    President and CEO of Siemens Vietnam

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  • Dr. Brian Hull (President and CEO of ABB)

    Dr. Brian Hull

    President and CEO of ABB

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  • Guru Mallikarjuna (Vice President and Managing Director of Bosch Vietnam)

    Guru Mallikarjuna

    Vice President and Managing Director of Bosch Vietnam

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  • Gianluca Fiume (CEO of Piaggio Vietnam and Executive Vice President of Piaggio Group)

    Gianluca Fiume

    CEO of Piaggio Vietnam and Executive Vice President of Piaggio Group

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  • Shivam Misra (General Director at Diageo Vietnam Ltd)

    Shivam Misra

    General Director at Diageo Vietnam Ltd

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  • Fabrice Leguet (General Director at Siemens Healthineers)

    Fabrice Leguet

    General Director at Siemens Healthineers

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  • Julien Lecuyer (Deputy General Director at CMA-CGM VIETNAM JSC)

    Julien Lecuyer

    Deputy General Director at CMA-CGM VIETNAM JSC

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  • Katarzyna Dubno (Public Affairs & Market Access Director at Adamed Group)

    Katarzyna Dubno

    Public Affairs & Market Access Director at Adamed Group

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  • Pham Minh Anh (Director of R&D at Neovia Group)

    Pham Minh Anh

    Director of R&D at Neovia Group

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  • Willem Van Walt Meijer (General Director at Nedspice Processing Vietnam)

    Willem Van Walt Meijer

    General Director at Nedspice Processing Vietnam

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  • Hans Kerstens (Sales Director at DEEP C Dinh Vu industrial Zone JSC)

    Hans Kerstens

    Sales Director at DEEP C Dinh Vu industrial Zone JSC

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  • Herbert Laubichler-Pichler (General Manager at The Anam)

    Herbert Laubichler-Pichler

    General Manager at The Anam

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  • Miriam Garcia Ferrer (Head of Trade & Economic Affairs at The Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam)

    Miriam Garcia Ferrer

    Head of Trade & Economic Affairs at The Delegation of the European Union to Vietnam

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  • Jean-Michel Caldagues (Regional Vice President at Airbus)

    Jean-Michel Caldagues

    Regional Vice President at Airbus

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  • Dr. Dang Minh Duc (Deputy Director at Institute for European Studies  of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences)

    Dr. Dang Minh Duc

    Deputy Director at Institute for European Studies of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences

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MEET PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS

MEET EUROPE 2018 WILL HOST MORE THAN 30 TOP PROVINCIAL LEADERS - MEET WITH THEM!


Beyond attending the event, participating companies, organisations and embassies will have the opportunity to pre-schedule one-on-one meetings with top provincial Government leaders, to take place during the B2G session of the event. The arrangements are entirely free of charge.


This is a unique opportunity as Meet Europe brings leaders from all over Vietnam to one room on the 25th May.


While Meet Europe 2018 offers many opportunities to meet with targeted provincial leaders, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam (MOFA) is happy to match interested participants with their preferred leaders in order to facilitate these encounters.



To reserve your meeting slot with your preferred provincial leader, simply write to gov-affairs@eurochamvn.org indicating the following information:


  • Name 
  • Position
  • Company/Organisation/Embassy 
  • Sector/Business Activities
  • Email 
  • Direct Telephone Contact 
  • Province or Provinces you wish to Meet 
  • Preferred time (between 13:30 and 15:00)


Your request will be forwarded to the MOFA which will in turn follow up with you (Note: EuroCham Vietnam will not be involved after this stage).


All meetings will take place on 25th May at the Melia Hotel. There will be a will signaled Meeting Point area and several meeting areas where the one-on-one meetings can be held.


Don't miss this great opportunity.

MEET EUROPE WILL COUNT ON CHAIRS, VICE CHAIRS AND PARTY SECRETARIES FROM AMONG THE FOLLOWING PROVINCES (confirmed are indicated in bold):


NORTH

Bac Giang

• Bac Kan

Bac Ninh

Cao Bang

• Dien Bien

• Ha Giang

Ha Nam

• Ha Noi

Hai Duong 

Hai Phong

• Hoa Binh

• Hung Yen

• Lai Chau

Lang Son

• Lao Cai

• Nam Dinh 

• Ninh Binh

Phu Tho

Quang Ninh

Thai Binh

Thai Nguyen

Tuyen Quang

Vinh Phuc

Yen Bai


CENTRAL VIETNAM

Binh Dinh 

Da Nang

Dak Lak

• Gia Lai

Ha Tinh

• Khanh Hoa 

·        Kon Tum 

·        Nghe An

·        Phu Yen

·        Quang Binh

·        Quang Nam

·        Quang Ngai

·        Quang Tri

·        Thanh Hoa

·        Thua Thien - Hue


SOUTH

·        An Giang

·        Ba Ria - Vung Tau

·        Bac Lieu

·        Ben Tre

·        Binh Duong

·        Binh Phuoc 

·        Binh Thuan

·        Ca Mau

·        Can Tho

·        Dak Nong

·        Dong Nai 

·        Dong Thap

·        Hau Giang

·        Ho Chi Minh City

·        Kien Giang 

·        Lam Dong

·        Long An 

·        Ninh Thuan

·        Soc Trang

·        Tay Ninh 

·        Tien Giang

·        Tra Vinh

·        Vinh Long 

Partners

Organised by | Supported by

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • EuroCham Vietnam
  • EU Delegation

Hosted by

  • Hanoi People's Committee

Registration

  • Free of Charge Invitation (Sold Out)

    Free

    This is reserved for Corporate Representatives, International Organisation Representatives, and Embassy Staff.

    Prospective Attendees from entities not in the category above will not be sent a Ticket.
    EuroCham reserves the right to select admission for the last 50 Tickets.

    Reserve Ticket

CONTACT

  • Event Registration and Other Queries: Ms. Linh - EuroCham Senior Events Manager -  linh@eurochamvn.org
  • B2G Meeting Arrangements: Ms. Nhi - EuroCham Government Affairs Manager - gov-affairs@eurochamvn.org
  • HOTLINE: +84 24 3 715 2228 


MELIÁ HANOI HOTEL DISCOUNT RATES ARE AVAILABLE FOR PARTICIPANTS!

PLEASE CONTACT:

Pham Huynh Huu Tuong – Ken (Mr.) | Sales Manager - hcm.sales@meliahanoi.com.vn 




NOTES:

  • PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION IS MADE THROUGH THE WEBSITE. THE EVENT CONTACTS ARE FOR QUERIES ONLY.
  • ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION AT THE EVENT IS MANDATORY
  • ALL B2G MEETING REQUESTS WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS WHICH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ARRANGING THE MEETINGS. EUROCHAM IS NOT INVOLVED AFTER THE REQUEST IS FORWARDED.