The initiative brought together selected high-level experts, businesspeople, policy makers and other stakeholders from Asia and Europe to discuss current economic shifts in Asia and their potential impact on Europe also with a view to providing policy options to foster EU-Asia relations. Specific attention was devoted to Chinese investment in Europe, its relevance for the European economy, and political reactions both at the EU and national level.
Alessia AMIGHINI, Co-Head, Asia Center, Italian Institute for International Political Studies – ISPI, Italy
Axel BERKOFSKY, Co-Head, Asia Center, Italian Institute for International Political Studies – ISPI, Italy
Peter CHASE, Senior Fellow, The German Marshall Fund, Belgium
Youjun CHEN, Senior Research Fellow, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies – SIIS, China
Massimo GAIANI, Director General for Globalisation and Global Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Italy
Francesco GALIETTI, CEO, Policy Sonar, Italy
Zhenyu HU, Director, Sustainable Development and Blue Economy Institute, China Development Institute – CDI, China
Shada ISLAM, Director of Europe and Geopolitics, Friends of Europe, Belgium
Hyung-Gon JEONG, Vice President, Department of Northeast Asian Economies, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy – KIEP, South Korea
Jayshree SENGUPTA, Senior Fellow (Associate), Observer Research Foundation - ORF, India
Takashi TERADA, Professor of International Relations, Doshisha University, Japan
By invitation only.