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Cherry Blossom Networking – Austrian Business Communities in East Asia

18 March 2021 @ 18:00 - 20:30

Virtual Networking of Austrian Business Communities in East Asia

Celebrating 25years of ABC Japan

Date: March 18, 2021
Time: 17.00 HKT, 18.00 JST/KST
Participation: free of charge, register online
(registration deadline: 12 March in order to receive networking goodies)
Location virtual space (REMO)

Looking beyond the current health and economic crisis, the Advantage Austria offices in Hong Kong, Japan and Korea organize a joint virtual networking event. Members of the Austrian Business Community in the four countries are invited to meet each other, our Advantage Austria representatives and our guest speaker.

Guest speaker: Martin Schulz, Chief Policy Economist at Fujitsu Ltd.,

Keynote topic:
After Trade-Wars and Long-Covid, Asia comes out On Top – Where are the Opportunities in the Next Normal?

Dr. Martin Schulz has been monitoring and advising the economies in East Asia from one of Japan’s leading think tanks for more than 20 years. He now analyzes digital transformation trends for Japan’s major ICT Service company, Fujitsu Ltd. A native German, he is a sought-after speaker in many countries, including Austria, as well as a candid interview partner for major international TV channels.


17.00/18.00 Opening Remarks by the organizers
17.10/18.10 Wolfgang Penzias, former Austrian Comm. Counsellor in Japan and founding Exec. Dir. of the ABC congratulatory words
17.15/18.15 ABC Japan President Harald Alge
17.20/18.20 Martin Schulz – Keynote
17.50/18.50 Public Q&A
18.00/19.00 Online networking in the REMO space with individual meeting areas for Japan, Korea and Hongkong
19.15/20.15 Closing remarks

For all registered participants, we offer networking goodies, e.g. Austrian beer and snacks (depending on the country of participation the contents of the networking goodies might differ).

Please understand that for participants registering after 12 March, 2021, we will not be able to send any networking goodies.

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18 March 2021
18:00 - 20:30
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