Belt and Road International Maker Forum

National Mass Entrepreneurship and Innovation Week 2018 Shenzhen Venue and Fourth Shenzhen Maker Week

The event will bring together experts from various circles and integrate China’s innovation resources as well as those in Africa, aiming to discuss the new trend and potential collaboration model between China and Africa in terms of the innovation of hardware startups, e-commerce and various topics under the background of ‘Belt and Road’ initiative so as to explore the social innovation connection between China and Africa and the significance of the upgrading of emerging industries in the future development.

Event Information

Date: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
Time: 14:30–17:30 
Venue: International Conference Room, Sino-Finnish Design Park 
(B4–113, №3 Shihua Road, Futian Bonded Area, Futian District, Shenzhen)
Organized by: Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab

Official Address

Gao Weimin, Vice Director General of Futian Science and Technology Innovation Bureau
Teferi Melesse DESTA, Consul General of Consulate General of The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Keynote Speakers

Honggang Li, Co-Founder of Maker Collider
David Li, Founder and Executive Director of SZOIL
Tao Yang, Founder of Kilimall
Robin Wu, CTO of Huajian Group
Adwek George, Innnovation & Partnership Director, Sunpawa Energy

Panel Speakers

Nael Hailemariam, One of the Initiators of the Designed in Ethiopia Program
Alexander Lohberg, Founder of 3D DRUCKZENTRUM RUHR
Donny (Chongxiao) Zhang, Founder & CEO of Shenzhen Sand and Wave Technology Co. Ltd
Nicolas Deladerriere, Founder of DIANZIJI
Michael Eagleton, Founder of FABAPC®