Meeting THE BELT AND ROAD 22-6-2018



2018 The Belt & Road Europe China Collaboration • Leiden Forum

Venue: Holiday Inn Leiden
Time: Friday 22 June 2018
Chairman of Leiden Forum: Lord Mayor of Leiden Henri Lenferink (invited)

08:30 09:00 09:10 09:20

09:30 09:50 10:10 10:30 10:50

11:10 11:30

Registration and Coffee/Tea
Opening General Assembly Conference by the Forum Chairman Speech by the Chinese Ambassador (invited)

General Introduction: The Role of BNR Europe & China Collaboration Association, and the Next Work Plan. Key note speech by Liang TIAN, president of BNR Europe & China Collaboration Association

New Silk Road Linking China and Europe? Key note speech by Dutch Minister Emeritus (invited)

Paving the Way for BRI linking China and Europe. Key note speech by Jiping LI, Vice President Emeritus China Development Bank

How Hong Kong Gives Full Play to Its Advantages and Helps Develop BNR Initirative Key note speech by Mr. Yi YUE, Chairman Emeritus Bank of China Hong Kong;

China, Holland and Thialand: The Opportunities under the context of BNR. Key note speech by Bo HONG, CEO of BNR Business Line of C.P.G. Overseas Co., Ltd.

BRI and Its Significance in View of the Chinese Government, Key note speech: Chairman Jianhua WANG of China Industry-University-Research Institute Collaboration Association.


New Opportunities between Europe and China in Current Context. Key note speech: European parliament member, Mr. Lambert van Nistelrooij (invited)

11:50 Plate awarding ceremony of CIUR Europe office

12:00 Honorary consultant appointment ceremony

12:15 Panel Discussion with Panelists of Political and Business leaders from China and Europe. Invitee panelists: Mr. Guosheng Zhang, Commercial Counsellor Chinese Embassy; Mr. Henk Kool, Chairman Dutch Chinese Friendship Association and Vice Mayor Emeritus The Hague; Mr. Jan Olbrycht, Member of the European Parliament; Mr. Andrey Novakov, Member of the European Parliament; Mr. Jaap Smit, Kings Commissioner South Holland Province

13:10 Lunch

14:10 How High Tech Cooperation Lightens up the Silk Road, Speech Kuoqi Zhang, Professor TU Delft

14:25 The Belt and Road and its Logistics, Speech Arthur van Dijk, Chairman TLN (Transport Logistics Netherlands) (invited)

14:40 The Trend of International Trade in current context, Speech IuLiu Winkler, Member of the European Parliament, Vice Chairman of Committee on International Trade (invited)

14:55 Dutch Solutions and the Chinese Contribution to a Cleaner World, Speech by Herman Huisman, Ministry of Environment and Infrastructure

15:10 Hurdles of Rules and Culture Across the Belt and Road, Speech by Esther Maarsen, Partner Jomec-Lawslinked

15:30 Coffee/Tea

15:50 M&A and China and the Netherlands, Pitfalls and Their Solutions, Speech by Maarten Vijverberg, Partner Clifton Corporate Finance

16:10 Analysis of Real Estate Development and Recent Economic Situation in the Netherlands, Speech by Henk Jagersma, Urban director of Space and Economics at municipality of Amsterdam

16:30 Panel discussion with business leaders. Invitee panelists: Kuoqi Zhang (Professor TU Delft), Hans Klopstra (Karbonik), Ming Li (Hanergy Europe), Robbert Lambriks (Limburg Province and Maastricht Airport), Peter Pardoel (Cabooter, Euro-China Railway Line), Rob den Hartog (Netherlands Environment Technology Group), Maarten Vijverberg, Esther Maarsen, Zhisheng Huang (Professor of Vrij UniAmsterdam), Yirong Yang (Chairman & President of EcoGreen International Group)

17:30 Discussion and announcement of Leiden BRI Declaration 17:45 Group photos,Honorary consultant appointment ceremony 18:30 Cocktail match making


The Belt & Road Europe China Collaboration Association

The Belt & Road Dutch Research and Development Center

China Industry-University-Research Institute Collaboration Association

CNU Holding


Association of Chinese Investment Enterprises in the Netherlands

Innovation Quarter Vereniging Nederland-China

Economic & Commercial Counselor’s Office of the Embassy of PRC in Kindom of the Netherland

Europe China Power
EcoGreen International Group.,Ltd

De Stichting Landelijke Federatie Van Chinese Organisaties in Nederland

Jomec-Clifton M&A and Investment Jomec Laws Linked

Supported by:Holiday Inn Leiden