The Green Business Co-operation Day will be held at 2pm on the first day of the Macao International Environmental Co-operation Forum and Exhibition (2015MIECF) (26 March) at the Venetian Macao Hotel-Resort. Local and overseas leaders of governments and business associations, representatives from world-renowned enterprises as well as professionals and academics will give thematic speeches on future developments and relevant technologies for clean air, vehicle carbon-emission of vehicles and electric vehicle industry. The Green Business Co-operation Day will be held on 26 March The Green Business Co-operation Day is a one of a series of activities to be held during 2015 MIECF. This year’s activities include the Green Forum, networking cocktail reception and contract signing ceremony. Session 1: The Business Case for Better Air Quality: Solutions for the Commercial and Industrial Sectors The Green Forum will be held at 2pm on Thursday 26 March in the Sicily Room of the Macao Venetian Resort-Hotel. The event is divided into two sessions –Session 1 has the theme of “The Business Case for Better Air Quality: Solutions for the Commercial and Industrial Sectors”. Mr Antonio Trindade, Founding President of Macao Association of Environmental Protection Industry will be the moderator of the Forum with speakers including Ms Mabel Mak, Honourable Advisor of the Centre for Environmental Education and Communications of Ministry of Environmental Protection, PRC, Mr José Manuel Machado Saldanha Bento, Head of Power Production and Gas & Power Pricing and Regulation for Iberia, GALP Energia, Mr João Marques da Cruz, Executive Board Member of EDP - Energias de Portugal, S.A., President of Portuguese Chinese Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mr Ger Bergkamp (PhD), Executive Director of the International Water Association and Professor Fan Xin, Director of Tongfang Co. Ltd. Experts in this session will discuss how using energy more efficiently will bring direct benefit to businesses as well as reduce pollutants, and explore cutting-edge technologies and new solutions for efficient air pollution control in the commercial and industrial sectors. Session 2: Reviewing Air Quality and the Transportation Industry The theme for Session 2 is “Reviewing Air Quality and the Transportation Industry”, with Mr Wang Zhishi, Professor in Macau University of Science and Technology as the moderator and speakers including Mr Daniel M. Cheng, President of Hong Kong Environmental Industry Association and Deputy Chairman of Federation of Hong Kong Industries, Mr Yuelin Liang, Consultant Manager, Principal Transport Consultant at Siemens AG (Germany), Head of Siemens Mobility Consulting, Siemens Ltd. China, Ms Isabel Fan, Country Director of Tesla Motors Hong Kong, Mr John Ma, Marketing Director of Electric Vehicle Division, China Dynamics (Holdings) Limited, Mr Henry Yip, Senior Regional Manager, Asia-Pacific Auto Sales Division BYD Auto Co. Ltd. Speakers will discuss the current and future strategies for urban vehicles and transport systems. It will look into the capacity of electric vehicles to reduce emissions in the cities. The forum will be followed by the Green Business Networking Cocktail Reception and Signing Ceremony which will be held at 5:30pm on the same day at Exhibition Hall A of the Venetian Macao Resort-Hotel. Contracts for a series of environmental co-operation projects will be signed at the ceremony, providing opportunities for networking and business exchanges for enterprises from different regions, and further promotes green industry collaboration between enterprises in Macao and overseas. All local enterprises, professionals and the general public are welcome to participate in the events. Places are limited, interested parties please contact Ms Kuan of IPIM’s Research and Information Division on 8798 9127; Fax: 2872 8208; Email: email@example.com). For further details on 2015MIECF Green Business Co-operation Day, please visit the official website: www.macaomiecf.com. 2015MIECF, hosted by the Macao SAR Government and co-ordinated by the Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute and the Environmental Protection Bureau, will be held from 26 to 28 March at the Venetian Macao Resort-Hotel.