FDI Program

Dag 1
28 mrt 2018
Dag 2
29 mrt 2018

The future of international business (FDI)

We are living in a VUCA world in which markets are increasingly volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. At the same time, globalization and protection occurs. We describe global trends, different viewpoints of...
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Frans Stel
10:30

Break

Keynote: The impact of China’s One Belt One Road-project on Europe

Mr Li Qi, chairman of the One Belt One Road Culture and Trade Promotion Association Mr Li Qi was appointed Deputy Secretary-General of the China Business Economics Association and President...
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Mr Li Qi
12:30

Luncheon

Matchmaking sessions

The representative of multinational enterprises that are interested in new business partners and investment opportunities will meet our delegates. Confirmed delegations: People’s Republic of China, Japan, Germany, Belgium, France, Romania,...
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Anticipating current changes in corporate site selection in Europe

Based on 150 site selection studies for multinationals, we will show how companies select the most competitive locations for their expansions or the relocation of their operations. In particular, the...
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Dr. Jan Siemons

India’s expansion into Europe – key drivers and opportunities

Many Indian groups have established their European headquarters, with the UK and the Netherlands as their favored locations. In this session, we will discuss what are the key drivers for the...
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Virender Sharma
17:00

Informal networking reception

Getting the right mix in your marketing strategy

In this session we will look at developing a marketing plan, focusing on strategy, tools and budgeting tips for FDI marketing professionals. The session will cover components found in an...
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Marcel Karres
11:00

Break

Smart Cities: best-in-class case studies

The founding father of the Global Smart City and Community Coalition (GCS3), an advisor to the Dutch government and many cities around the world, will share experiences about successes, failures,...
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Bram Reinders
12:15

Luncheon and networking

Best practices, new  developments & investments opportunities – Science Park

Science parks and other areas of innovation are ‘hot’. What makes these parks interesting? Which success factors can be distinguished and what are the opportunities to invest? Also some future...
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Chiel van Dijen
Leo Le Duc
Prof. Dr. Jacques van Dinteren

The importance of Corporate Tax as a location factor

The tax landscape for  multinational  companies in  the European  Union is about  to change dramatically. In 2015, the OECD  published its Action Plan on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS),...
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Steef Huibregtse
15:45

Break

17:00

Informal networking reception