March 11, 2022
 

Like hardly any other country, China has undergone rapid economic development uninterruptedly over several decades. These changes also affect German companies operating in China.  In brief sketches, we take a look at the past, the current situation and some recent trends in relations with China from the practical perspective of a (German) company. Like hardly any other country, China has undergone rapid economic development uninterruptedly over several decades. In 2021, there will be a new milestone: For the first time, China will invest more in innovation and technology than the USA. As a result, technological capabilities will also increase (even) further. This economic and technological development - combined with China's political ambitions - is changing economic relations. These changes also affect German companies operating in China. The business relations of the 1990s and 2000s are no longer the same business relations at the beginning of the new decade starting in 2020. And this new decade is already setting new accents.

In brief sketches, we take a look at the past, the current situation and some more recent trends in relations with China from the practical perspective of a (German) company.

Ralf Wintergerst

Ralf Wintergeist has been Chairman of the Management Board of Giesecke & Devrient since 2016. He has held executive positions there since 1998 and has been a member of the board since 2013. He is chairman of the supervisory board of Secunet Security Networks AG (Essen) and co-chairman of the ministry of the interior's Digital Summit Platform Security, Protection, and Trust. He holds several master’s degrees in economics and social sciences and recently completed a doctoral dissertation on "Corporate Governance and Ethics. Corporate Governance following Immanuel Kant".

Timeline

From 5.30 pm | Admission and Get-Together


6.30 pm -6.40 pm | Welcome by Korbinian Kohler


6.40 pm – 7 pm | Introduction by Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Vossenkuhl


7 pm – 7.45 pm | Keynote Speech by Guest Speaker


7.45 pm – 8.15 pm | Discussion


8.30 pm - midnight | Exclusive Gala Dinner
 

Hotel guests and external guests can attend the lecture free of charge until 7.45 pm, with a registration 24 hours in advance upon request and subject to availability

Accreditation Dinner

For the follow-up discussion and the exclusive dinner in an intimate setting, the speakers Professor Vossenkuhl and Korbinian Kohler will be present:

190 Euro per Person

 

Register with us at:

event(at)bachmair-weissach.com.

Maximum Number of Participants: 20 Guests

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