january, 2019

22jan19:0022:30Digital China – Outlook 201919:00 - 22:30 Platz der Einheit 2Access:Public

Event Details

Are you interested in knowing more about the digital transformation in China and what you could expect in 2019? Digital ecosystem in China has been evolving at a lightning speed over the past decade. In this event, you will learn about some of the most advanced technological innovations from China’s high tech giant Alibaba, the ins and outs of the IT infrastructure in China, and China’s most recent cybersecurity laws.

This event is co-organized by the China Europe Business Network, the China Business in the RheinMain Area (Darmstadt), and the German-Chinese High-Tech Alliance.


19:00: Entry and registration

19:30: Welcome by Chanfang Wang (China Europe Business Network)
Michaela Reimann (China Business in the RheinMain Area, Darmstadt) and Jia Song (German-Chinese High-Tech Alliance)

20:00: The Next Level of Digital Transformation – powered by Alibaba & Q&A by Dr. Ye Huang (Alibaba Cloud)

20:30: China’s Cybersecurity Law: new rules on localization and cross-border transfer of data & Q&A by Tim A. Fongern (Sheng Heng Law Firm)

21:00: IT Infrastructure in China, ways to China and how it works & Q&A
by Hans-Jörg Emmert (China Mobile)

21:30: Closing Remarks

21:45: Networking

22:30: Event End


Dr Ye Huang

Ye is a head of solutions architect at Alibaba Cloud Germany. He received his PhD in grid computing from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. After active publication and academic community services during his research work in Fribourg, Ye switched to the industry in 2011 and worked in a variety of enterprises in Germany as a full stack develops and cloud architect. In 2017, he joined Alibaba Cloud Germany as a solutions architect, and today is responsible for all Alibaba Cloud products and their solution-oriented design and implementation, including but not limited to topics like infrastructure, multi-cloud support, big data, AI and ET brain solutions.

Tim A. Fongern

Tim is a German practising lawyer and partner of Sheng Heng Law Firm. He advises companies and investors in the fields of corporate & commercial law, M&A, capital markets, and dispute resolution – with a special focus on China-Germany business. Before joining Sheng Heng, Tim cut his teeth in large international as well as recognized medium-sized business law firms in Frankfurt and Singapore. He studied law in Mainz, Speyer, and London. Sheng Heng Law Firm is a Chinese-German full-service business law firm with 700+ employees in 16 offices across China and Germany.

Hans-Jörg Emmert

Hans-Jörg is business development manager at China Mobile and has over 20 years of professional experience within the telecommunications and IT industry. He started at the first internet provider EUNET in 1997, has more than 4 years of experience with IT infrastructure in China and worked with companies such as UUNET, MCI, Worldcom, ViaNetworks, Interoute, and China Telecom. Hans-Jörg has deep technical knowledge in developing of global corporate and carrier network solutions.


Due to security reasons at the event location, we need your minimum personal details. Please provide your FULL name (First Name, Last Name) and your email address to complete the registration.


Videos and photos will be taken during the event.

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(Tuesday) 19:00 - 22:30



Platz der Einheit 2


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