Congress 2016 - Hong Kong

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



Following Topics were presented  


Wednesday, 12 October 2016


Welcome & Opening

Mr. Stuart Thorn, ICF President


Keynote:  The Causes & Consequencesof China’s Economic Hard Landing

Mr. Richard Duncan,Author and Publisher of Macro Watch, Thailand


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 CopperDemand and Markets, CRU, Hong Kong


Session 2:  Regional Opportunities

chaired byMr. Berry, Member of the ICF Standing Commission


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


Session 3:  Trends in Materials and Technology 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

Experience of Industry 4.0 implementation for cable & wire manufacturers: values, benefits and opportunities
Mr. Anton Avrinsky, CEO Clobbi


Thursday, 13 October 2016


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
IoT Offering Opportunities for a Better Connected World
Mr. Kelvin Cheung,General Manager, Fujitsu, Hong Kong


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


2017, The Year Of World Tapering?
moderated by Alberto Bernal,XP Securities
Mr. Dan Zhuang, CEO, YOFC, China

About Linkz Group and More
Mr. Simon Cua,Linkz Industry

Market Outlook of China Power Transmission
Mr. Tom Qu, ZTT


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