BRICA meets in Istanbul

18-19 October 2018 Swissotel The Bosphorus Brica Summit Videos

WELCOME MESSAGE

Erol Bilecik

President,TUSIAD

TÜSİAD has the pleasure of being a founding member of BRICA. We are excited to host BRICA istanbul Summit this year. We target high level public and private sector presence from Asian, European and BRI countries in this international event. 

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Li Yizhong

Chairman, China Federation of Industrial Economics

The Belt and Road Industrial and Commercial Alliance (BRICA) was initiated by China Federation of Industrial Economics (CFIE) and jointly established by more than 20 prominent industrial and commercial organizations in 2016.

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Xiong Meng

CFIE Executive Vice Chairman & BRICA Secretary General

BRICA Istanbul Summit is an important multilateral international summit under BRICA framework, with a wide participation of BRICA member organizations and representatives from both political and business community.

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About BRICA

BRICA Meets In Istanbul

The Belt & Road Industrial and Commercial Alliance (BRICA)

The Belt & Road Industrial and Commercial Alliance (BRICA) is a multilateral cooperation mechanism envisioned and initiated by CFIE to unite leading industrial and commercial organizations worldwide for the common prosperity along the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road.

 

PROGRAMME

Registration and Networking

Welcoming Speeches

Group Photo

(Heads or representatives of BRICA Member Organization Delegations with the introductory session’s participants)

Coffee Break

Introductory Session: Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)

  • Economic implications for China and regional & global economy
  • Financial Institutions as part of BRI, funding possibilities of the projects

Moderator: Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller, Robert Bosch Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Welcome Coffee

Regulatory Cooperation & Dispute Settlement

  • Implementation challenges of BRI

Moderator: Dr.İsmail G. Esin, Managing Partner, Esin Attorney Partnership

Banking – Finance - Insurance

  • Cooperation possibilities in financial markets
  • RMB Use
  • Infrastructure financing
  • Fintech

Moderator: Barış Oran, CFO, Sabancı Holding; Board Member, TÜSİAD

  • William Chui, Regional Director, Europe, Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC)
  • Mehmet Şencan, Deputy Chief Executive, Corporate and Commercial Banking,  İşbank
  • Alexis Garatti, Head of Macroeconomics, Euler Hermes
  • Emre Hatem, Director, Project Finance and Sustainability, Garanti Bank
  • Dr. Rıza Kadılar, Senior Country Manager, Natixis Turkey; Chairman, China Institute Turkey
  • Zhi Peng, Secretary General of Zhongguancun M&A Promotion Association and Executive Vice President of Tsinghua Asset Management Group

Lunch

SECTORAL SESSIONS

Paralel Sessions 1

Transportation – Logistics

  • Opportunities and challenges arising from BRI for Logistics
  • Smart logistics, new technologies, efficient services
  • Development and current situation of rail, land, maritime and airline transport
  • Custom harmonization among BRI countries

              

Moderator: Cem Gürdeniz, Director, Koç University Maritime Forum


Smart Cities  

  • Opportunities and challenges arising from BRI for the Future Cities
  • Environmental Technologies & Sustainability
  • New and Renewable Energies
  • Urban Development

Keynote:

Moderator: Laszlo Pinter, Ph.D., Professor and Head of Department, Dept. of Environmental Sciences and Policy, Central European University (CEU);
Senior Fellow, International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

SPEAKERS

Lord Robin Janvrin

UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy
GCB, GCVO, QSO, PC

Xiong Meng

Executive Vice Chairman & Secretary General
CFIE & BRICA

Ruhsar Pekcan

Minister of Trade of the
Republic of Turkey

Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller

Robert Bosch Senior Fellow
Brookings Institution

Dr. İsmail G. Esin

Managing Partner
Esin Attorney Partnership

Barış Oran

CFO, Sabancı Holding
Board Member, TÜSİAD

Ali Güreli

Founder and Chairman
Contemporary Istanbul

Bahadır Kaleağası

CEO
TÜSİAD

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HOW TO GET TO THE VENUE

Swissotel The Bosphorus, Istanbul

Visnezade Mah. Acisu Sok.
NO. 19 Macka Besiktas Istanbul

Tel: +90 212 326 1100

Fax: +90 212 326 1122

Web: www.swissotel.com

Swissotel The Bosphorus, Istanbul, having Safe Hotels Executive Level
Certificate for 2016 - 2017, is a five-star luxury hotel right in the
centre of Istanbul on the European banks of the Bosphorus. Nestled within 65
acres of historical gardens with world-class shopping and vibrant nightlife nearby,
it offers 566 guest rooms and suites, featuring state-of-the-art technology and exclusive amenities.