This is a past event. Registration is closed. View other DUSA European Association Suzhou events.

As a DUSA tradition, our New Year roundtable will share with you the China economic and business outlook for the new year. This flagship event is slated to provide insights into the dynamic Chinese market, helping you to navigate the economic landscape with informed business acumen. We are delighted to invite Mr. Daniel YOO, Chief Representative and Ms. Han CHEN, Project Manager from German Engineering Association China Office (VDMA) - Shanghai. and Mr. Oliver SCHIRMER, German Vice Director of the German-Chinese University of Applied Sciences (CDHAW) at Tongji University.

The VDMA China is organizing a half-annual business climate survey of its 900 member companies in China. The survey reflects the current mood of German/European machinery and equipment manufacturing companies to give an understanding of their current business situation in the Chinese Market. The survey also includes industrial sector single survey results. During the DUSA event at ruhlamat, the results of the Robotics and Automation sector are going to be addressed, too.


The VDMA China and Frankfurt did a joint study about the China Strategy of its member companies.

Both the headquarters and China subsidiaries took part in this survey and study project. The result of the survey is to show current developments of strategic behavior for the business related to China. VDMA presents different options and tips on how to steer the business in volatile and uncertain times. During the DUSA conference at ruhlamat VDMA China is going to present the results of the survey. 

CDHAW at Tongji University is a lighthouse project between the Chinese Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) which was founded in July, 2004. The object of CDHAW is to be the pilot project for the model of the universities of applied sciences (HAW) in China. Double bachelor degrees for engineers. They have a close link with many manufacturing companies as an industry partner. 

Our event is aimed specifically at the accomplished business leaders of SMEs who are eager to cement their foothold in the Chinese market or take their existing enterprises to new heights

Why Should You Attend?

  • In-depth Economic Forecasts: Gain a comprehensive understanding of the future of China's economy, driven by rigorous analyses and expert forecasts.
  • Strategic Business Insights: Learn from leading economists and business gurus, who will share valuable insights and strategies to thrive in China's evolving business environment.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with industry peers, forge meaningful alliances and engage in enlightening discussions that could open doors to exciting business prospects.


  • Events have limited seating, so to ensure your attendance we encourage you to register in advance. We cannot guarantee entry if you are walk-in.
  • We will send the e-invoices to participants by email one week after the event. 




Dress Code

Business Casual


  • Daniel YOO (Chief Representative at VDMA Shanghai Representative Office)

    Daniel YOO

    Chief Representative at VDMA Shanghai Representative Office

    More Information

  • Han CHEN (Project Manager at VDMA Shanghai Representative Office)

    Han CHEN

    Project Manager at VDMA Shanghai Representative Office

    More Information

  • Oliver SCHIRMER (German Vice Director of the German-Chinese University of Applied Sciences (CDHAW) at Tongji University)

    Oliver SCHIRMER

    German Vice Director of the German-Chinese University of Applied Sciences (CDHAW) at Tongji University

    More Information


About ruhlamat Automation Technologies Suzhou Co., Ltd.

Originated in Germany, Continued Global Footprints

ruhlamat is a German company with almost 60 years of manufacturing experience. It has locations in Germany, China, India, Mexico, Czechia, Lithuania, and Malaysia.


Specialized in Smart Manufacturing, Dedicated to Multiple Industries

ruhlamat Automation Technologies (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. was founded in 1998 as the regional headquarters of the ruhlamat Group in the Asia-Pacific area (Abbreviation: ruhlamat Asia). Positioned as a global One-stop Smart Manufacturing Solution provider, with approximately 900 employees (more than 600 engineers & Technicians) in China, ruhlamat Asia has a business covering combustion engine vehicle Auto parts, NEV auto parts, healthcare, 3C, household appliances, semiconductor, elevator, and other industrial products.


Management Innovation & Change Management Boost "GDPDPI" Strategy

To satisfy market demands, and follow the industry trend, ruhlamat Asia promotes and implements the organizational and business changes guided by the "GDPDPI" strategy (Global localization, Diversification, Productization, Digitalization, Platformization, Innovation), and has formulated the "Business Unit" O-chart, established the Standardization Management Team. With a positive attitude and a desire to seek innovative products and technical solutions in the intelligent and digital fields, ruhlamat Asia is committed to supporting industry development, transformation, and upgrades. 


源于德国 布局全球      



拓智能制造 深耕多行业



管理创新与变革管理 助推 "五化一力"战略


Please visit the official website to get more information:

Cancellation Policy

If you register for an event but can't attend, please do let us know in advance. If you cancel 1 day before the event, there will be NO cancellation fee. DUSA will charge 100% of the registration fee for cancellation within 24 hours.


Please note that DUSA European Association Suzhou will take photos for this event and may post on our website and/or social media platforms. By attending this event you consent to DUSA European Association Suzhou taking and using such photos as described above.

Please contact if you have any questions.

DUSA Annual Partners

DUSA 2023 Oktoberfest Sponsors