Program

May 21st – Reitoria ULisboa (Noble Hall)

9:00 > REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS

 

9:30-10:15 > Opening session - Welcome words by

  • António Cruz Serra (President of the University of Lisbon)
  • Ambassador Freitas Ferraz (Diplomatic Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Portugal)
  • Qu Weixi (Deputy President of Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation of the Ministry of Commerce, China)
  • Tian Dewen (Deputy Director General of Institute of European Studies, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences – CASS)
  • Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (President of Portugal) TBC

 

10:30-11:30 > From the Diplomatic Relationship Building to the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership

Chair: Ambassador Duarte de Jesus

Invited speakers:

  • Paulo Portas (Former Vice-Prime Minister of Portugal)
  • Tian Dewen (Deputy Director of Institute of European Studies, CASS)
  • Luís Castro Henriques (President of AICEP)

 

11:30 > COFFEE BREAK

 

11:45-13:00 > The Role of Macau in the Greater Bay Area and the Cooperation Between China and Portugal

Chair: Mário Matos dos Santos (Fundação Casa de Macau)

Invited speakers:

  • Manuel Manaças (Secretariat for Social Affairs and Culture, Macau)
  • Rui Martins (Vice-Rector of the University of Macau)
  • XU Yingming (Deputy Director of International Market Research of Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation of the Ministry of Commerce – CAITEC)
  • Paulo G. Figueiredo (Portugal Macaulink Office Director)

13:00 - 14:45 > LUNCH

 

14:45-16:15 > People To People Exchange

Chair: Wang Jincheng (Chinese Director of the Confucius Institute of the University of Lisbon)

Invited speakers:

  • Ana Paula Laborinho (President of Organization of Ibero-American States for Education, Science and Culture - OEI)
  • Zhang Jinling (Anthropologist and Associate Professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences - CASS)
  • Jorge Veiga Testos (Vice-President of League of the Multisecular Friendship Portugal-China)
  • Paulo Agostinho (Lusa-Editor of Lusophone Affairs in Africa)
  • Carlos Lipari (Observatory of China)
  • Paulo Zhan (Vice-CEO of Iberia Universal Lda)

 

16:30-1800 > Cooperation in Education and Science

Chair: Teresa Cid (Professor of School of Arts and Humanities and Director of the Confucius Institute of the University of Lisbon)

Invited speakers:

  • João Neves (Camões Institute for Cooperation and Language)
  • Pedro Dominguinhos (President of the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal)
  • Luís Filipe Barreto (School of Arts and Humanities, ULisboa)
  • Johnason Xie Jianzhong, (Chairman of EU-China Commission)
  • Nuno Canas Mendes (Orient Institute, ISCSP-ULisboa)
  • Carlos Morais (Director of the Confucius Institute of the University of Aveiro)

May 22nd – Lisbon School of Management and Economics (ISEG) (Auditorium Caixa Geral de Depósitos)

9:00 - 9:15 > REGISTRATION

9:15-9:30 > Welcome words by Clara Raposo (President of ISEG)

9:30-9:45 > Address by Ana Paula Vitorino (Minister of the Sea)

 

9:45-11:00 > Prospects for Common Growth: “The Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road”

Chair: Fernanda Ilhéu (Professor of ISEG and President of New Silk Road Friends Association)

Invited speakers:

  • José Luís Cacho (President of Port of Sines Authority - APS)
  • Zhang Min (Director of the Science and Technology policy unit of the Institute of European Studies of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences - CASS)
  • António Costa e Silva (President of Partex, Prof. at IST Técnico Lisboa)
  • Wu Guoqi (Associate Vice-President of the Corporate Services Department of the International Fund of Agriculture Development - IFAD)

 

11:15 - 11:30 > COFFEE BREAK

 

11:30-13:00 > Trade Investment and Finance Cooperation

Chair: Choi Man Hin (President of Associação de Comerciantes e Industriais Luso Chinesa)

Invited speakers:

  • Yao Ling (Deputy Director of Institute of European and Eurasian Studies of Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation at the Ministry of Commerce - CAITEC)
  • Rui Pereira (Head of the International Relations Division, Directorate for Economic Activities of the Ministry of Economy
  • Bian Fang (CEO of Bison Bank)
  • Alberto Carvalho Neto (Portugal-China Young Entrepreneurs Association |AJEP)
  • Artur Lamy (Former Director General for Economic Activities at the Ministry of Economy)

13:00 – 14:30 > LUNCH

 

14h:30-16:00 > Portuguese Companies in China – Evolution, Growth and Opportunities

Chair: António Silva (Vice-President of AICEP) TBC

Invited speakers:

  • João Marques da Cruz (President of Portuguese-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry – CCILC)
  • Ma Shaozhuang (Business School, ISCTE-IUL)
  • Pedro Vieira (CEO at Market Access)
  • Bernardo Mendia (CEO at Trinestcon)
  • Ilídio Serôdio (CEO PCG Profabril Group)

 

16:15-17:30 > Towards a Sustainable Development: Innovation and Entrepreneurship Between China and Portugal

Chair: Jitendra Tulcidas (Vice-President of New Silk Road Friends Association)

Invited speakers:

  • Ruben Eiras (Director General of Maritime Policy | Ministry of the Sea)
  • Luís Miguel Silveira (Vice-President of IST Técnico Lisboa)
  • Pedro Rocha Vieira (CEO at Beta-i | Bluetech Accelerator Ports & Shipping 4.0) TBC
  • Ricardo Mendes (Tekever- Starlab)
  • António Brito (Director of School of Agriculture, ULisboa)

 

17h30 > Closing Ceremony

  • Ambassador of People’s Republic of China Cai Run
  • Eurico Brilhante Dias, Secretary of State for Internationalization

Forum Hosts and Organizers

University of Lisbon, Portugal
University of Lisbon, Portugal
Diplomatic Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Portugal
Diplomatic Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Portugal
Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation of the Ministry of Commerce, China
Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation of the Ministry of Commerce, China
Institute of European Studies of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China
Institute of European Studies of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China
Confucius Institute of the University of Lisbon, Portugal
Confucius Institute of the University of Lisbon, Portugal
Lisbon School of Economics and Management (ISEG), Portugal
Lisbon School of Management and Economics (ISEG), Portugal
New Silk Road Friends Association (ANRS), Portugal
New Silk Road Friends Association (ANRS), Portugal

 

Forum Secretariat

For all matters regarding the Forum, please contact:

Confucius Institute of the University of Lisbon, Portugal
School of Arts and Humanities (Library Building)
Alameda da Universidade, 1600-214 Lisbon

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