Swiss Chinese Friendship Day in Shenzhen

swissnex China will host a seminar to discuss the interaction and relation between innovation and open source hardware.

Event Details

Location

InterContinental Shenzhen
Shennan Road 9009, Overseas Chinese Town, Shenzhen, Guangdong China

Date

June 21, 2016

The Swiss-Chinese Friendship Day in Shenzhen aims to promote Swiss image, Swiss quality and top knowledge in Shenzhen. Organized by the Consulate General of Switzerland in Guangzhou, Switzerland Global Enterprise in Beijing, swissnex China and Switzerland Tourism in Beijing/Hong Kong will work together with the Counsulte for an exhibition and several seminars. The Swiss Ambassador in Beijing, H.E. Mr. Jean-Jacques de Dardel will be present for the opening ceremony.

Shenzhen is known as the best place in the world for a hardware innovator, and swissnex China has been working with local makers and hardware companies for several projects, such as China Hardware Innovation Camp CHIC. swissnex China will host a seminar on the topic Innovation/open source hardware and education to discuss the interaction and relation between innovation and open source hardware, and share our experience on how they could promote each other, while education could facilitate.

Agenda
16:00 Guest Arrival/ Registration/coffee
16:30 Welcome address from the Swiss Ambassador to Beijing, H.E. Mr. Jean-Jacques de Dardel
16:40 David Li, Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab, “Maker ecology, interaction with universities”
17:00 Shuyang Zhou, Head of marketing, Seeed, “Open source hardware market, example CHIC”
17:20 P. Boesterli, Boötes – Cultural Cooperatives “Swiss education and innovation”
17:40 Ban Wang, founder GrossoLink & Robo Medical, “CH-CN cooperaiotn from research to applicaiton”
18:00 Q&A
18:20 End of Seminar

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