China’s Belt & Road Initiative - ICT - Automated Driving in Luxembourg with 5G Networks

Montag 16 Okt 2017

Conférence / séminaire

Montag 16 Okt 2017

17.00 - 20.00

Chamber of Commerce Luxembourg

We are delighted to invite you to the China’s Belt & Road Initiative - ICT seminar, the third event of
the Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and China-Luxembourg Chamber of
Commerce (CHINALUX) co-hosted event series on China's Belt & Road initiative. Throughout the
course of the event series, we endeavour to introduce and explore opportunities for Luxembourg
under the initiative – an intercontinental trade and infrastructure project focused on forging new
economic corridors between China and Eurasia. China’s Belt & Road Initiative - ICT seminar will take a
“deep-dive” into the opportunities and experiences in the China-Luxembourg ICT sector in relation to
the initiative, taking a specific look at automated driving with 5G networks and satellite communications.

Final Agenda:


17:00: Registration 

17:30: Opening Speech: Jeannot Erpelding, Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 

17:35: HPC program in Europe and linking with Luxembourg Innovation Strategy: Jean-Marie Spaus, Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy 

17:45: Luxembourg on the road to autonomous driving: Joost Ortjens, Luxinnovation 

17:55: Mega trends of global automotive future development: Paul Schockmel, IEE 

18:05: 5G mobile networks solutions for automated driving in Luxembourg: Karel Sotek, Huawei 

18:15: Satellite communications and automated driving: Alexander Geurtz, SES 

18:25: Spectrum related trends towards C2C-CommuncaLons and 5G: Claude Rischege, ILR 

18:35: Panel Discussion moderated by Peter Sodermans, Digital Lëtzebuerg: Digital connectivity and automotive innovation - shaping a large scale cross-border testbed for automated driving 

Panellists: Jean Schiltz, Luxembourg Ministry of the Economy; Karel Sotek, Huawei; Claude Rischette, IRL; Alexander Geurtz, SES 

18:55: Closing Remarks: Dirk Dewitte, CHINALUX 

19:00: Networking Reception 


Please register online by using the below link, no later than October 11th, 2017. Participation to this event is free of charge.

For further information about this upcoming event, feel free to contact the Chamber of Commerce of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, International Affairs team (Contact persons: Na Shi/Violaine Mathurin - T: (+352) 42 39 39-364/481 – or the CHINALUX Team (Contact: Sandy Wong/Sophie Smith - T: (+352) 621 188 143 -

Event kindly sponsored by Huawei and Luxinnovation.

Full Event Series: Throughout the course of the China's Belt & Road initiative event series (formerly referred to under the now less commonly used English translation of "One Belt One Road"), ChinaLux and the Chamber of Commerce have and will continue to endeavor to introduce and explore the opportunities for Luxembourg under the initiative, with events following the launch highlighting opportunities and experiences in the Luxembourg logistics, ICT and finance sectors. To hear about the upcoming events, please sign-up to the ChinaLux mailing list (, and watch the events announcements from ChinaLux and Chamber of Commerce of Luxembourg for more details.



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