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With the combined impact of China-U.S. trade friction and the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic, global industry, and the global economy as a whole, are facing unprecedented changes. In industry, supply chains are starting to become more fragmented and shorter. The challenge of building reliable and robust supply chains becomes a key issue for business enterprises throughout the world. Within this turbulent business environment, Taiwan has won international recognition for its outstanding performance in combating COVID-19. In addition, Taiwan possesses multiple strengths - including strong R&D capabilities, highly-developed industry clusters, and a safe investment environment - which make Taiwan an ideal partner for multinational corporations that seek to invest in emerging technologies or expand their presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

The Taiwan Business Alliance Conference is Taiwan's most prestigious annual investment promotion event, and also provides a platform for highlighting Taiwan's investment potential. The theme of the 2020 Taiwan Business Alliance Conference is "Look at Taiwan Now! New Value, New Role." The Conference will focus on the Taiwan investment opportunities available to multinational corporations that seek to adjust their international business development strategies in the context of the COVID-19 epidemic. Senior managers of multinationals who are working in Taiwan will be invited to share their views and engage in dialog with the conference attendees, so that participants will be able to learn about current trends in global industry, the latest policies of the Taiwanese Government on key industries, and the investment opportunities in Taiwan in the post-COVID-19 era.

Given the high level of uncertainty in the current geopolitical environment and the intensification of international competition, we hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to attend the conference, work together with Taiwan to overcome the current challenges, and play a leading role in a new industrial revolution!

Agenda Registration

Agenda

Date:Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Venue:Conference Room 101, Taipei International Convention Center (TICC)

Time Activity Special Guests

08:30~09:30

Registration

09:30~09:40

Opening Remarks

Ms. Mei-Hua Wang, Minister, MOEA

09:40~09:45

Short film on investment promotion in Taiwan

09:45~10:15

Keynote Address 1

Business Opportunities in Taiwan for Multinational Corporations Seeking to Adjust International Business Development Strategy in the Post-COVID-19 Era.

Mr. Joseph Chou, Chairman and CEO, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Taiwan

10:15~10:30

Tea Break / Business Promotion Booth Displays by Individual Counties and Cities

10:30~11:00

Keynote Address 2

Investment and Collaboration Opportunities in Innovative 5G Applications in Taiwan

Mr. Jeffrey Wang, Regional Manager, Cisco Taiwan

11:00~12:00

Panel Discussion

Business Opportunities and Industrial Capabilities in Taiwan in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Moderator

  • Dr. Pei-Zen Chang, Executive Vice President, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)

Panelists

  • Mr. Olivier Blachier, President, Air Liquide Far Eastern
  • Mr. Shuji Oe, Chairman & President, ITOCHU Taiwan
  • Mr. Brian Sung, General Manager, Cadence Taiwan

Adjournment

※ The organizers reserve the right to change the agenda and the speakers.

Forum Info

Registration

*Registration is open to nonmembers *Please come with your business card
*Registration deadline: 18:00, Sep. 25th. 2020 *Please check into the conference before 9:20
*Please fill out the application form in English *Conference language: English, with English/Chinese simultaneous translation

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Location

■ Time:October 7th, 2020 (Wed.) 08:30~12:00

■ Venue: Taipei International Convention Center (TICC), Room 101
    ( 1 Hsin-Yi Rd.,Sec.5,Taipei 11049,Taiwan ROC)

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