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Agenda

April 28th, 2021

April 28th, 2021, 09:30 - 17:35

OPENING REMARKS
10:00 am - 10:20 am

Mr. Zhangzhao Tang, Deputy Secretary of Chengdu Municipal People's Government 

Ms. Beate Trankmann, UNDP Resident Representative in China 

​Mr. Yan Dong, Director of China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchanges (CICETE) 

RE:THINK INNOVATION - LAUNCH OF UNDP INNOVATION LAB
10:20 am -10:30 am

Unveiling Ceremony of UNDP SDG Innovation Lab in Chengdu 

Guests: 

Mr. Zhangzhao Tang, Deputy Secretary of Chengdu Municipal People's Government

Ms. Beate Trankmann, UNDP Resident Representative in China 

Mr. Yi Zhang, Vice Director General of China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchanges (CICETE) 

Mr. Cheng Rao, Deputy Director of Management Committee of Chengdu Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone 

RE:THINK FINANCING – DIGITAL FINANCING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
10:30 am - 12:10 pm

Keynote Speech I – The future of finance in a digital era 

Ms. Judith Karl, Executive Secretary, United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) 

 

Keynote Speech II – Harnessing Fintech for achieving sustainable Development Goals  

Mr. Leslie Maasdorp, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the New Development Bank (NDB) 

Panel Discussion 

Moderator: Devanand Ramiah, UNDP Deputy Resident Representative in China 

Panelists:  

Ms. Piao Shi, Senior Advisor of International Partnerships at Ant Group 

Ms. Zhu Yun, Project Lead, International Finance Corporation (IFC)   

Mr. Kai Keller, Initiative Lead of World Economic Forum (WEF)  

Mr. Yves Dominique Reymond, Counsellor and Head of the Economic, Trade and Financial Section, Embassy of Switzerland in Beijing 

RE:THINK TECHNOLOGY – TECH4GOOD SHOWCASE
13:30 pm - 15:15 pm

Presentation on Digitalization’s Impact on SDGs 

Mr. James Chang, China Consulting Leader, PwC China 

Tech4Good Showcase and a Panel Discussion 

Moderator: Yue Zhao, Communications and Innovation Officer, UNDP China 

Panelists:  

Dr. Haishan Wu, Vice President, Webank (online) 

Ms. Christina Zhang, Senior Director of Corporate Strategy & Communication, DJI 

Dr. Dou Dejing, Head of Big Data Lab and Head of Business Intelligence Lab, Baidu Research (online) 

Mr. Michael Tam, Chief Brand Officer, UBTECH Robotics 

Ms. Jing Li, Senior Director of Government Relations at Alibaba Local Services 

Ms. Zhang Hui, General Manager of International Affairs, Megvii 
Technology Co., Ltd 

Mr. Liu Zhen, Vice President of Kuaishou Technology 

One on One – Tech for Biodiversity 

Wei Zhang, Assistant Resident Representative, UNDP China, with Dr. Dunwu Qi, Researcher of Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding 

RE:THINK SOCIETY – DIGITALIZATION FOR RESILIENCE
15:15 pm - 16:35 pm

Keynote Speech I – Digital transformation to accelerate SDGs in the post-COVID era 

Mr. Robert Opp, Chief Digital Officer, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) 

 

Keynote Speech II 

Ms. Anne Marie Engtoft Larsen, Tech Ambassador, Denmark  

Panel Discussion 

Moderator: Ms. Tian Wei, CGTN Anchor 

Panelists:  

Dr. Nannan Lundin, Counsellor Science and Innovation, Embassy of Sweden in China (pre-recorded) 

Zeng Yi, Professor and Deputy Director at Research Center for Brain-inspired Artificial Intelligence (pre-recorded) 

Dr. Li Gang, Vice Dean, Tencent Research Institute (online) 

Mr. Ma Tao, Vice President at TD Tech Ltd. 

Mr. Li Wenqing, Senior Manager of Huawei Cloud 

RE:THINK GENDER –WOMEN IN TECH FOR INCLUSIVE DIGITAL ECONOMY
16:35 pm - 17:35 pm

Panel Discussion 

Moderator: Wei Zhang, Assistant Resident Representative, UNDP China 

Panelists: 

Beate Trankmann, UNDP Resident Representative in China  

Jill Tang, Co-founder of Ladies Who Tech (online) 

Joanna Bagniewska, Zoologist and Science Communicator (online) 

Alex Huang, CEO of Bangway Biotech co. 

Heather Evans, Schwarzman Scholar, Canadian Rapid Screening Consortium (online) 

Tracy Tang, VP Supply Chain Operations at Fiture 

NETWORKING
After 17:35 pm

End-of-event networking