400 Participants expected



Alumni from China

Alumni from France and Asia

Academic partners

Friday, october 25

Previsionnal program

8h30 – 9h00

Registration of participants

9h00 – 10h00

Welcome and opening session

Speeches by organizers, French Authorities in Shanghai and representatives of Arts et Métiers
Institute of Technology and Chinese Universities

10h00 – 10h30

Ceremony of signature of friendship agreements between Arts et Métiers Alumni Association
and the Alumni Associations of the Chinese Universities partners of Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology

10h30 – 11h

Networking break

11h00 – 11h50

Round table 1: Industry 4.0: Enhance French-Chinese cooperation

  • Mrs. Michelle SHAN ~ Director China – Fives Group, Ambassador of the French Alliance for the Industry of the Future in China
  • Mr. Gaétan MESSIN ~ Attaché for Science and Technology – French General Consulate in Shanghai
  • Ms. Kathy SUN ~ Vice President Human Resources – Faurecia China
  • Mr. QIN Fuguang ~ CIO, COMAC
  • Mr. Albert VARENNE ~ Head of Regional Sourcing Office China & East Asia – Airbus

12h00 -14h00

Networking lunch

14h00 – 14h50

Round table 2: Industry 4.0: which engineers for which factories?

  • Professor Laurent CHAMPANEY ~ President – Arts et Métiers Institute of Technology
  • Mr. Alain SAURET ~ CEO – Safran Electrical and Power
  • Mr. Jean SOUCHAL ~ President of the Board – POMA
  • Mr. Philippe OBRY ~ Director Business Innovation – Dassault Systèmes China

14h50 – 16h10

Interlude: From a double degree master’s project to a new product launch in China by Matthieu PICARDAT (Arts et Métiers – Shanghai Jiao Tong Alumnus), founder of the start-up Go Slider

15h10 – 16h00

Round table 3: Industry 4.0: logistics for the factory of the future

  • Mr. Nicolas CHAMPETIER ~ Director R&D – PSA
  • Mr. LI Xiaoyong ~ Vice President Global Supply Chain – Schneider Electric China
  • Mr. Vincent ROVERE ~ Engineering Manager – Le Bélier
  • Mr. GU Feng ~ Founder & CEO – Aiways

16h00 – 16h40

Networking break

16h40 – 17h30

Round table 4: China Industry 4.0 and belt and road initiative: implications for foreign companies

  • Mr. Guillaume BERNARD ~ CEO – Bernard Controls, President of French Trade Advisors in China
  • Mr. Pierre BOULET ~ CEO – Novares Group
  • Mr. Bruno LHOPITEAU ~ Managing Director – Siveco China
  • Mr. Wang Xin ~ CEO – PVNET & GM – EVPS Shanshan New Energy Group

17h30 – 18h00

Closing speeches

18h30 – 19h30

Networking session


Welcome cocktail


Gala dinner


Arts & Métiers Shanghai 2019 is a week proposed at the heart of China; from a global Congress on Industrial challenges to visits of academic research laboratories and innovative companies.

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