By: Lesley Brown
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China: innovation for economic growth? – 5 & 6 November
What is the relationship between innovation and China’s desire for economic growth?
On the programme (in French, unless specified) of this 2 X 1/2 day session, organised by Futura-Mobility:
Thursday 5 November 10.30 – 12.30am:
1. Innovation in China – from imitation to innovation
With Alisée Pornet, an economist at the Orient department, AFD; author of numerous publications, of which Le rattrapage technologique comme outil de la puissance chinoise in N°115 of Revue internationale et stratégique, and regular speaker on the radio.
2. In English: innovation in China today and its global impact – an overview of innovative companies in China
With Wei Wei, founder of GSL, the Shanghai-based, innovation and investment consulting firm; co-author of Pioneers, hidden champions, change makers and underdogs, published by MIT, and Business Ecosystem in China, published by Routledge.
Friday 6 November, 10.30 – 12.30am:
1. The general philosophy behind China’s growth. A question of hegemonic desire?
With Jean-Jacques de Dardel, vice-president of Xinrui Business School, Zurich; senior advisory consultant at Sinoglade; former Swiss ambassador to China, Mongolia and North Korea.
2. The new Silk Roads: economic or political project?
Screening of a film presenting the Silk Roads, followed by discussion with the speakers.
3. China Standards 2035: standardisation as power tool?
With John Seaman, Center for Asian Studies, IFRI; author of China and the New Geopolitics of Technical Standardization, an IFRI policy paper published in January 2020.
Please note: take care to sign up for both of the sessions, on Thursday 5 and Friday 6 November. You will receive a Teams link once your registration is completed.