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SGC Breakfast Briefing on "Investment and Business Opportunities in the Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City"

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About the Breakfast Briefing:

The Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-City is a landmark bilateral project between the governments of China and Singapore. Located in the Tianjin Binhai New Area (45 km away from Tianjin City Centre), the 30-sq km Eco-City is envisioned to create a harmonious and sustainable community that meets the needs of an urbanizing China and will be a modern, green township where 350,000 residents can work, live, learn and play.

The Eco-City has been named by China’s State Council as the first National Green Development Demonstration Zone, and serves as a test-bed for new models of green development in China. To date, more than 2000 companies have established in the Eco-City to take advantage of this high profile platform.

This briefing shall provide the latest on Eco-City’s development, with focus on the assistance and support schemes offered to Singapore-based companies. It will also delve into specific examples on how companies are able to leverage on Eco-City’s platforms in seeking business and investment opportunities, particularly in the areas of Cleantech, ICT, Biomedical Sciences and Healthcare.

About the Speaker:

Mr. Kok Poh June was appointed the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of SSTEC on 1 April 2014, where he oversees the Physical Planning and Development Division.

Before joining SSTEC, Mr. Kok was a Director at JTC Corporation ― Singapore’s leading industrial infrastructure developer. He was responsible for the planning and development of specialized facilities for the Biomedical Sciences, Cleantech, Media, Infocomms, and Electronics clusters.

Mr. Kok’s real estate experience includes planning, development, marketing, and lease and facilities management. He was also instrumental to the master development of the One-North project — Singapore’s icon of the new economy, which combines work, live, play and learn elements. Mr. Kok began his career as an architectural associate at both Alfred Wong Architects and RDC Associates in Singapore, before joining JTC in 2000. He hopes to bring his experience to the planning and development of the Tianjin Eco-City and contribute to the creation of vibrant communities and urban spaces.

Mr. Kok graduated with a Master of Architecture from the National University of Singapore and Master of Business Administration from the University of Nottingham.



Venue:
Orchard Hotel Singapore
Cypress Room, Level 2
442 Orchard Road, Singapore 238879

  • Please note that registration starts at 7.45am

  • Please be notified that pictures will be taken during the event for publications on our website, newsletters and printed publications

  • If you wish to cancel your reservation, do so at least two (2) working days in advance, or no refund will be provided

  • NO SHOWS or cancellation on the day of the event will be charged the full amount


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  • Venue was changed to "SGC Office, #03-105, German Centre for Industry and Trade". Diff 2016-03-15 02:20:59
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Wed Mar 16, 2016
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM SGT
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Venue
SGC Office, #03-105, German Centre for Industry and Trade
Tickets
SGC Members (incl. 7% GST) $49.00
SGC Member Company Associates (incl. 7% GST) $59.00
Guests (incl. 7% GST) $69.00

On sale until Mar 14, 2016, 12:00:00 PM

Venue Address
German Centre for Industry and Trade, 25 International Business Park, Singapore 609916 Singapore
Organizer
Singaporean-German Chamber of Ind. & Comm. [GST Reg. No. M400057648]
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