ICF Congress 2016 - Hong Kong

ICF Congress 2016 - Hong Kong

The 26th annual ICF Congress took place from 11 – 15 October, 2016 at The Peninsula Hong Kong in Hong Kong.

Program

 

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

 

09:00 Standing Commission (Standing Commission members only)

12:30 Joint Lunch Council/Standing Commission

14:00 Council Meeting (Council members only)

 

18:30 Welcome Reception at the Hotel (Garden Suite), sponsored by Borealis

 

 

Wednesday, 12 October 2016

 

09:30 Welcome & Opening

Mr. Stuart Thorn, ICF President

 

09:45 Keynote: The Causes & Consequences of China’s Economic Hard Landing

Mr. Richard Duncan, Author and Publisher of Macro Watch

 

10:30 Coffee Break 

 

11:00 Session 1:  Regional Economic Overview Southeast Asia and China
chaired by Mrs. Shi, Nexans

 

Far From The Misky Moment
Mr. Chris Leung,DBS Bank, Singapore

Analysis of Chinese and Southeast Cable Markets

Mr. Matthew Wonnacott, Consultant Copper Demand and Markets, CRU, Hong Kong

 

12.00  Lunch

 

13:30 Session 2: Regional Opportunities

chaired by Mr. Berry,Member of the ICF Standing Commission

 

China Offshore Wind
Mr. Shane Sun, Head of APAC and Senior Analyst, China
Smart city powered by iotand 5G
Mr. Michael Lee, Chief Technology Officer, Ericsson, North East Asia Region

 

14:30  Coffee Break

 

15:00 Session 3: Trends in Materials and Technology that will impact Wire and Cable

chaired by Mr. Pisanny, Member of the ICF Standing Commission

 

Raw Materials (metals)
Mr Alexander Tsypkin, Head of sales cable industry, RUSAL, Russia
Development of next generation cable design based on advanced insulation technology offering higher reliability and grid performance
Mr. Brian Branney, Marketing Manager Energy, Borouge
Industry 4.0
Mr. Anton Avrinsky, Head of Projects Department, IT Enterprise, Ukraine

 

16:30 General Assembly Meeting

 

Evening free

 

 

Thursday, 13 October 2016

 

09:30 Session 4:  Megatrends

chaired by Mr. Schiappacasse, Member of the ICF Standing Commission

Megatrends and how they might change the cable industry
Mr. Marc Vos, Senior Partner & Managing Director, The Boston Consulting Group, Italy

 

10:30 Coffee Break

 

11:00

Opportunities for a better connected world (IOT in the work place as well as in life)
Mr. Kelvin Cheung, General Manager, Fujitsu, Hong Kong

 

11:30 Session 5:  CEO Perspectives
chaired by Mr. Peter Ford, Chairman of the ICF Standing Commission

moderated by Alberto Bernal, XP Securities

 

Mr. Dan Zhuang, CEO, YOFC, China
Mr. Simon Cua, Linkz Industry
Mr. Tom Qu, ZTT


12:30 Closing Key Note: Challenging Consensus, And Accepting New Realities
Alberto Bernal

 

Closing remarks by ICF President

 

13:00 Lunch


18:00 Departure for Gala Dinner at Hutong Restaurant (entertainment sponsored by Midal Cables)

 

 

Friday, 14 October 2016

 

09:00-18.00  Excursion

  • Lantau Island Tour
  • Lunch
  • Repulse Bay and Open Bus Tour

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