• Eco Asia Conference promotes market intelligence exchange at Eco Expo Asia 2014

    23 October 2014

    Held alongside Eco Expo Asia, the premier internationaltrade exhibition for green business in Asia, Eco Asia Conference facilitates market intelligence exchange of the latest cross-regional government policies and technological developments in the environmental protection sector.

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    Sessions addressing the most challenging environmental issues, industry development and business opportunities across Asia include:

    Government Related Session

    The Honourable Wong Kam-sing, JP and Secretary for the Environment of the Hong Kong SAR Government, and Dr Walter Steinmann, Director of the Swiss Federal Office of Energy in Switzerland, will deliver keynote speeches on global sustainability development.

    Mr Zhao Hualin, Head of the Planning and Finance Department for the Ministry of Environmental Protection of the People’s Republic of China, and Mr Gao Yunhu, Head of the Energy Conservation and Resources Utilization Department of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China, will also share their thoughts in “Green Policies and Needs on Chinese Mainland”.

    Eco Smart City

    The development of technologically advanced smart cities is dependent on the incorporation of sustainable and environmental protection concepts.

    Dr Justin Chuang, Vice President and Group Director of Communications Technologies Group, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI), will deliver his ideas at “Building Eco Smart City with Information and Communications (ICT) Technologies”.

    Waste Management & DSC_1792_SRecycling

    Ground-breaking techniques, tools and strategies focused on improving corporate environmental performance and industry practices are imperative to waste management.

    Mr Peter Caswell, Chairman at Repãrator Pty Ltd from Australia, will share his thoughts during “KISS: Keep It Small, Simple & Safe – the Waste Water Recovery”.

    Sustainable Energy & Energy Efficiency

    Energy efficiency is vital to a sustainable future. This session reviews the development path of alternative energy solutions, as well as touches on energy efficiency and applications.

    Ms Maisoun Jabali, Counsellor and Head of the CSR Centre and Centre for Environmental Technology (Centec), Economic Section, Embassy of Sweden in Beijing, will speak at “From Fossil Dependence to Energy Efficiency and Bio-domination in Four Decades”.

    Green Building

    Natural resource limitations and pollution are top concerns. This session advocates building construction using green design concepts and reusable materials to reduce resource depletion.

    Ms Charu Sharma, Senior Landscape Architect at Stevens & Associates will present her expertise during “San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Headquarters – The Greenest Urban Building in the United States”.

    Environment-friendly product launches, electric BMW i3 test drive/ride, business-matching sessions and more scheduled

    Organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council with the co-organisation by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), the 2014 show will serve as a networking platform enabling quality buyers from Asia to connect with green enterprises and government officials.

    Numerous supporting programmes, special events and conferences are scheduled, including:

    Exhibitor seminars

    Exhibitors will share insider knowledge on green technologies at seminars.

    • Eco Governance – Swedencrowd

    Date:       30 Oct 2014

    Time:       11:30 – 12:30

    • Advantages of Japanese Environmental Technologies

    Date:       30 Oct 2014

    Time:       15:30 – 16:30

    • The Major Development of Green Industries and Business Opportunities in Guangdong Province

    Date:       31 Oct 2014

    Time:       10:30 – 11:15

    Business-matching sessions

    Business-matching services are available throughout the entire fair period. Specific sessions include:

    • Session to connect with the China Hotel Purchasing and Supplying Association:

    Date:       31 Oct 2014

    Time:       13:00 – 14:00

    • Session to connect with the property developers from Chinese mainland:
      Date:       31 Oct 2014
      Time:       14:15 – 14:45
    • Session to connect with the Guangdong Urban Waste Disposal Industry Association:
      Date:       31 Oct 2014
      Time:       17:00 – 17:30

    New Product Launch Forum

    Exhibitors will showcase new products to keep buyers up-to-date on the latest green technology advancements.

    Date:       31 Oct 2014

    Time:       11:45 – 12:45

    Test drive and ride the new BMW i3

    Electric vehicles are essential to a better environmental outlook. Fair participants can test drive and ride a BMW i3 electric car.

    Date:      29 Oct – 1 Nov 2014

    Time:      11:00 – 13:00 / 14:00 – 16:00

    Public Day activities

    The final day of the fair will open to the general public and numerous interactive activities will be featured, including:

    • Green Mart – Organic foods, handmade soaps, natural skincare products and more will be available for sale.
    • Public Day Forum – Informative forum will educate attendees on various environmental topics.
    • Green Workshop – Hands-on activities demonstrate fun ways to be sustainable.

    For more details and pre-registration, please visit: www.ecoexpoasia.com/ex/event_schedule.

    With a number of pressing environmental challenges worldwide, Eco Expo Asia 2014 aims to be a holistic platform that offers greener solutions to both companies and individuals. For more information, please email [email protected], [email protected], or visit www.ecoexpoasia.com.

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