Event Summary

Event Language: English

Ticket: Members - Free Admission / Non-Members - RMB 200

Venue: GAMI - Global Advanced Manufacturing Institute

Date & Time: Tuesday, 2 February 2021, 9:30AM - 1PM



Sustainability is a growing concern for governments, corporations and the civil society. Leading economies such as China or the European Union have announced ambitious carbon neutrality targets and Climate Change action plans. At the corporate level, more and more corporations - large companies as well as SMEs - have strengthened their corporate social responsibility guidelines by setting up clear improvement goals towards sustainability.


During this event, a range of speakers from various green sustainibility related sectors will share with you how companies can make their facilities more sustainable and reduce their environmental footprint. Additionally, these experts will explain how being sustainable goes beyond compliance and bring real economic and social benefits to companies.


This event is part of the Social Responsibility Initiative More than a Market​.


Registration

The registration of DUSA channel is closed. Please click the following link to register in German Chamber of Commerce China Shanghai directly.


https://germanchambershanghai.glueup.cn/event/suzhou-the-sustainable-factory-seminar-panel-discussion-30129/

Agenda

9:30 AM - 10 AM
Registration & Networking
10 AM - 10:05 AM
Welcome Remarks by German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai & DUSA European Business Association Suzhou
10:05 AM - 10:10 AM
Welcome Speech by GAMI - Global Advanced Manufacturing Institute
10:10 AM - 10:15 AM
Event Introduction
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Environmental Challenges and Compliance in China – A Legal and Tax Perspective
The presentation will touch upon when the EP tax is due, how it is determined and calculated, what are the potential tax reliefs and how to claim them, how the tax is collected by the govern...
The presentation will touch upon when the EP tax is due, how it is determined and calculated, what are the potential tax reliefs and how to claim them, how the tax is collected by the government, and finally the supplementary provisions related to incorrect calculations and violations of the EPT law.

Further, general environmental legislative evolvement, policy and enforcement tendency after COVID-19, and environmental compliance management for MNCs will be introduced.
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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Implementing Energy Efficiency / Low Carbon and Sustainability Best Practices within Industrial Facilities in China
Most industrial asset owners in China are now facing growing pressure from both their headquarters and local authorities to become more sustainable, on both existing assets & when planning, ...
Most industrial asset owners in China are now facing growing pressure from both their headquarters and local authorities to become more sustainable, on both existing assets & when planning, designing, and building new assets.

This presentation aims at explaining holistically speaking how sustainable measures could be implemented on industrial assets. Concepts such as Energy Efficiency, Low-Carbon Approaches / Clean Energy, Comfort Improvement and Green-Building and Well-Being Certifications will be further explained.
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10:45 AM - 11 AM
Site Solar PPA for Industrial Customers
We will introduce how to utilize your factory roof for solar power generation with zero investment. This will help you save on power fees, reduce your factory’s carbon footprint and highligh...
We will introduce how to utilize your factory roof for solar power generation with zero investment. This will help you save on power fees, reduce your factory’s carbon footprint and highlight your company’s efforts to combat climate change. We will present the basic facts and figures, and give a detailed roadmap for you to take action.
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11 AM - 11:30 AM
Brunch & Networking
11:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Rethinking Office Design Trends in a Post-COVID Era
The events of 2020 thus far have led many business leaders to reevaluate the way employees work. The presentation will focus on some of the latest trends in workplace design driving health, ...
The events of 2020 thus far have led many business leaders to reevaluate the way employees work. The presentation will focus on some of the latest trends in workplace design driving health, productivity and sustainability.
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11:45 AM - 12 PM
Industrial Noise: How to Control its Environmental Impact
Noise is present all around us. It is the second environmental concern in China, following air pollution. Over the years, China has become more stringent regarding the noise impact from indu...
Noise is present all around us. It is the second environmental concern in China, following air pollution. Over the years, China has become more stringent regarding the noise impact from industrial sites and has strict regulations. Jean-Philippe Delhom, Founder & CEO of Delhom Acoustique, a leading international acoustic engineering company with 25 years of experience, will share with you practical insights to tackle noise issues in factories, for either greenfield projects or existing plants.
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12:30 PM - 1 PM
Smart Manufacturing Tour at GAMI
The smart manufacturing center of GAMI is an ideal learning and research environment for domestic enterprises, local governments and research institutions for topics related to Industry 4.0....
The smart manufacturing center of GAMI is an ideal learning and research environment for domestic enterprises, local governments and research institutions for topics related to Industry 4.0.

During the Smart Manufacturing Tour we learn best practices of how companies started smart manufacturing step-by-step with simple solutions. Additionally, latest technological solutions in the field of smart manufacturing and application cases in a real production environment will be presented. That way, possibilities on how to cope with the future challenges in manufacturing can be experienced.
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Speakers

  • Manuel Ramos (Moderator) (Asia General Manager at Terao)

    Manuel Ramos (Moderator)

    Asia General Manager at Terao

    https://www.teraoasia.com/

    Manuel Ramos is the Asia General Manager of Terao. He has been in China since 2005 and has been involved in the building industry for around 8 years. As General Manager, he is committed to lead Terao’s mission, which is helping mitigating climate change through its expertise in the building sector.

    He is an MBA graduate, former board member of the EUCCC Shanghai Chapter and Environmental Working Group Chairman of the French Chamber of Commerce in China.

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  • Tobias Arndt (General Manager at GAMI - Global Advanced Manufacturing)

    Tobias Arndt

    General Manager at GAMI - Global Advanced Manufacturing

    http://silu.asia/index.php?siteid=2

    Dr. Tobias Arndt completed his industrial engineering studies at RWTH Aachen University (Germany) with a diploma in 2012. During that time, he also received his Master of Science at the Tsinghua University in Beijing. He was working as a research associate and project manager at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) for more than four years. Dr. Arndt conducted several research and consulting projects with industry related to production, logistics, and supply chain optimization. In his PhD thesis, he focused on quality control strategies in global manufacturing networks. Since 2017, Dr. Arndt serves as the General Manager of GAMI, establishing fruitful Sino-German collaborations between industry and research in the field of smart manufacturing.

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  • Tommaso Colli (General Manager at PHC Advisory)

    Tommaso Colli

    General Manager at PHC Advisory

    http://phcadvisory.com/

    With 7 years of professional experience acquired across Europe and Asia, he developed a strong expertise in accounting, finance, international taxation, audit, M&A and due diligences.
    After completing his Double Master’s Degree in International Management between Bocconi University in Milan and Fudan University in Shanghai, he started his career with valuable experiences at Accenture and KPMG, followed by managerial roles in well-known consulting firms based in Shanghai.
    He joined PHC Advisory Tax & Accounting in 2018 and, since then, he has been supporting our clients’ portfolio through customized solutions to manage their financial, tax, and accounting-related activities.

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  • Maxime Besseas (Asia Operation Manager at Terao)

    Maxime Besseas

    Asia Operation Manager at Terao

    https://www.teraoasia.com/

    Maxime Besseas is a French engineer, specialized in energy modelling, energy pptimisation, low carbon approaches, and green building certification (LEED, BREEAM, WELL, HQE).

    He works on new construction projects and buildings in operation. After working as project engineer and project manager, in both France and China, he is currently Asia Operation Manager at Terao. In China, he oversees mostly International industrial projects.

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  • Gaspard Lemoine-Scelles (China Industrial Business Development Manager at TERAO)

    Gaspard Lemoine-Scelles

    China Industrial Business Development Manager at TERAO

    https://www.teraoasia.com/

    Gaspard has been based in China for over 6 years. After completing a Double Master's Degree of Science between Arts et Metiers Paristech in France and Shanghai Jiaotong University, he has been involved in environment-related activities.

    He is in charge of developing TERAO's building sustainability services activity dedicated to the industrial sector in China.

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  • Jochen Geschke (Operation Director of Opitz Real Estate Consulting)

    Jochen Geschke

    Operation Director of Opitz Real Estate Consulting

    https://www.symbiorsolar.com/

    Jochen Geschke has been active in China’s construction sector since 2007, mostly in the planning and building of factories.

    During this time, he has served customers such as Würth, Volkswagen, Bosch, Hörmann and many, mostly German, industrial SMEs.

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  • Romain Poirier (Founder and CEO of French House Design)

    Romain Poirier

    Founder and CEO of French House Design

    Romain Poirier, founder, and CEO of French House Design and Construction Consultant. Romain has several experiences in France, Mongolia, China and Hong-Kong. He grew up in construction business family. Innovation contest winner of Bouygues Construction in 2014. Obsessed with construction, passionate and inspired by the beauty of interior design, and architecture.

    After years in Construction world leading companies and with a strong construction background, Romain decided to open his own company. An avid listener and storyteller, Romain Poirier captures his client’s needs and personality perfectly by providing unexpected creative environment solutions. Romain’s artistic brilliance has enabled him to invent and re-invent the art of storytelling through design & space.

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  • Jean-Philippe Delhom (CEO of Delhom Acoustics)

    Jean-Philippe Delhom

    CEO of Delhom Acoustics

    https://www.acoustique-delhom.com/

    Jean-Philippe Delhom, founder, and CEO of the acoustic consulting firm Delhom Acoustics, is a passionate Senior Acoustics Engineer with more than 30 years of experience, making him a leader in building better environments and promoting acoustic comfort around the world.

    His experience ranges widely from buildings acoustics such as retail, corporate offices, hospitals, hotels/resorts, music spaces, shopping-malls, auditoriums, educational facilities, restaurants, etc. to industrial projects like factories, windfarms, or town planning and environmental noise control.

    Since 1995, his creative energy and motivation fueled the development of four agencies in Europe and Asia, that have kept themselves busy with over 8,000 projects completed on all continents.

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Tickets

Member Ticket

Free admission for members of the German Chamber of Commerce in China | Shanghai and DUSA European Business Association Suzhou

Member Price Free
Non-Member Ticket
Standard Price RMB 200

Venue

GAMI全球先进制造研究所

Industry 4.0 Demonstration and Innovation Center, Room 1101, Building A, Wisdom Center, No.10 Moon Bay Road, Suzhou Industrial Park
苏州工业园区月亮湾路10号慧湖大厦A座1101室中德工业4.0技术展示创新中心

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