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The global tech supply chain partnership forum is a one-day event and will take place on 22 June online. Organized by Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs together with the European Economic and Trade Office (EETO), Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association (JTEA) and American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), to bring experts from the academia, public and private sectors to offer their views on shaping resilient, intelligent and sustainable tech supply chains through different aspects: partnership, challenges and opportunities, and solutions.

The global supply chain is changing. Countries and economies strive for greater resilience and security of their tech supply chains amongst like-minded partners. The Covid-19 pandemic has further magnified these challenges. At the Tech Supply Chain Partnership forum, these issues will be addressed through various dialogues.

Attendees from the public sectors include AIT Director Brent Christensen, EETO head Filip Grzegorzewski, JTEA Rep. Mitsuaki Hoshino, Taiwan Economic Minister Mei-Hua Wang will be focusing on partnership.

Chief Economist of the European Commission DG Trade Edouard Bourcieu as well as Head of Post 5G R&D Project Promotion Office at the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Office Nobuaki Arima, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of US State Department for Trade Policy and Negotiations Matt Murray, will be giving talks on the solutions.

Challenges and opportunities will be addressed by attendees from the private and academic sectors including the Chief Economist of Natixis, a French corporate and investment bank of the Asia Pacific division Alicia Garcia Herrero, Vice Chairman of Foxconn Technology Group Jay Lee, and Professor of Tokyo University of Science Hideki Wakabayashi.

Pei-Zen Chang, Executive Vice President of the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Roy C. Lee Director of Taiwan WTO Center, Chung Hua Institution for Economic Research will moderate the dialogues for the latter two sessions, respectively.


Source: EBRC