Dragon2Dragon – Linking Wales with China
The Dragon Innovation partnership is hosting a conference at the Dragon Hotel, Swansea, on Tuesday 28th June 2011 for local businesses to find out about a range of development, innovation and training opportunities.
Date: Tuesday 28th June 2011
Time: 12 noon – 5pm (includes lunch)
Venue: Dragon Hotel, Swansea
The event will appeal to businesses, social enterprises, cultural groups, universities and individuals interested in the opportunities for collaboration and growth between our two countries.
Admission: Free - registration essential.
Registration: Email: email@example.com or Tel: 01792 606060
Guest speakers from Wales and China will provide an overview of the benefits and support available to business. The event will allow attendees to find out about the range of opportunities for developing economic, educational and cultural links between the two countries; to discuss the support available and to network with potential business partners.
Gary Davies, Director of European & External Affairs, Welsh Government
“Why Wales should link with China for business and training opportunities”
Virginia West, Director Wales International Consortium
“How Welsh Universities are maximising the opportunities for links with China”
Tian Xiaogang, Minister Counsellor of Education Section, Chinese Embassy
“Developing Educational Links between Wales and China”
Brian Griffiths, Head of International Office, Swansea Metropolitan University
“Educational opportunities & challenges -Swansea Metropolitan University’s footprint & development opportunities in one of the most rapidly growing industries worldwide; The Creative Industries.”
Weixi Xing, Research Development Officer, Swansea University
“R&D and innovation support for businesses wishing to link with China and development of a China international Standards Centre at Swansea University”
Wang Yanru, China Youth University - Business Project, University of Wales, Trinity St David
“Recent Developments in Entrepreneurship Education in China”