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German-Chinese Business Days in Saxony-Anhalt

Integrated Industry: On the Way to Artificial Intelligence

Event: Apr 03, 2019 Location: Magdeburg, Germany


Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) and the Investment and Marketing Corporation Saxony-Anhalt cordially invite you to "Integrated Industry: On the Way to Artificial Intelligence", an exclusive conference for investment and cooperation, in Magdeburg on April 3, 2019.

As the main event of the "German-Chinese Business-Days in Saxony-Anhalt", this conference offers a high-level platform to open a dialog between Chinese and German businesses, scientific institutions and further economic players. Expert presentations and analyses, numerous best practice examples as well as a comprehensive panel discussion will give incentives and opportunities to find new business contacts and open up to new markets.

Date & Time:

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

08:30 AM – 02:15 PM


City Hall of the City of Magdeburg

Alter Markt 6, 39104 Magdeburg


Please follow the link (external) to register for the event.
The registration process is managed by the Investment and Marketing Corporation Saxony-Anhalt as our event partner.

The German-Chinese Business-Days provide an extensive program within the context of the Hannover Messe and comprise the main conference, several matchmaking sessions, company visits and evening receptions as well as all transfers. The program takes place in Magdeburg and Halle (Saale) from April 2-4, 2019.

Conference Agenda


Registration & Warm up in the Networking Lounge

Parallel: Matchmaking Session 1


Welcome & Opening of the Conference


Future viability thorugh internationally functioning strategic partnerships – success through focus, innovation and continuity

Prof. Dr. Armin Willingmann, Minister for Business, Science and Digitisation of the State of Saxony-Anhalt (tbc)



Ambassador Extraordinary and Palnipotentiary of the P.R. China in Germany (tbc)


Site Presentations

  • Germany: Dr. Robert Hermann, CEO, Germany Trade & Invest
  • Saxony-Anhalt: Thomas Einsfelder, Managing Director, Investment and Marketing Corporation Saxony-Anhalt
  • City of Magdeburg: Rainer Nitsche, Alderman for Economy, Tourism and Regional Cooperation, State Capital Magdeburg


Coffee Break


Best Practice: Greatview Aseptic Packaging Manufacturing GmbH/Saxony-Anhalt

Jeff Bi, CEO and Executive Director, Greatview Aseptic Packaging Manufacturing GmbH


Industry 4.0 on the way to industrial intelligence – what can we expect?

Univ. Prof. Dr. Ing. habil. Prof. E.h. Dr. h.c. mult. Michael Schenk, Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF


Companies from Saxony-Anhalt are growing in a network and are therefore well positioned for integrated industry and international Cooperation

Prof. Dr. Thomas Leich, Director, Centre of Expertise 4.0 for Medium-Sized Businesses Magdeburg


Best Practice: Stahlbau Brehna GmbH

Dipl.-Ing. Matthias Gabler, Managing Director, Stahlbau Brehna GmbH


Podium Discussion: Advantages of the Business Site Saxony-Anhalt

  • Thomas Wünsch, State Secretary in the Ministry of Economy, Science and Digitisation of Saxony-Anhalt (tbc)
  • Fan Cunyang, Siasun Group (tbc)
  • Marc Melzer, Investment Bank of Saxony-Anhalt – Institution of the Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale
  • Steffen Borlich, Managing Director, EKF-diagnostic GmbH

Chair: Thomas Einsfelder, Managing Director, Investment and Marketing Corporation of Saxony-Anhalt


Lunch Break

Parallel: Matchmaking Session 2

Our Partner

GTAI and its partner: IMG Saxony-Anhalt GTAI and its partner: IMG Saxony-Anhalt | © IMG Saxony-Anhalt

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