Seminar on “Global Market Access through Local TIC Alliance”

 

Overview: Global market access becomes the important strategy for trade development today. It’s crucial for our industries to work with a local leading organization that fully aware the market need with high reputation in the country where product is being exported. 

CMA Testing, being the core of the Alliance Group, is going to join-hand with five world-class partners in supporting the local industries, enterprise, R&D in the area of testing and certification through the strategic alliance cooperation. It is aimed to enhance products recognition and easy the global markets export under the spirit of “Tested in Hong Kong, Certified in Hong Kong”.

Speaker from each alliance will share with technical and legal requirements with appropriated hints as well as the business opportunities brought to Hong Kong business community with our closed cooperation.

Date

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27 April 2018 (Friday)

Time

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14:30 – 17:30        (Registration at 14:00)

Venue

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Lu Sin Lecture Theatre (D0309), Jockey Club Campus,

The Open University of Hong Kong,
81 Chung Hau Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Language

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English

Admission

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Free

 

 

Seminar Agenda

14:30 – 14:40

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Welcome Remarks

Dr Wingco Lo JP, Chairman of the Board of Directors

CMA Industrial Development Foundation Limited.

14:40 – 14:50

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Opening Remarks

Mr. W.H. SIT, JP, Director of Electrical and Mechanical Services

Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, The Government of the HKSAR

14:50 – 15:00   Group Photo with Co-organizers and Honorable Guests
15:00 – 16:00  

Managing the Corruption Risks Through Implementing ISO 37001 Anti-bribery

Management System Requirements to Enhance Your  Business Resilience  
Mr. Coleman Tse, Sales and Marketing Director

British Standard Institution (BSI)
 

Overview of Market Potential and Product Certification in Latin Americas

Mr. Ricardo Lourenço, Director & General Manager

Instituto Falcão Bauer da Qualidade (IFBQ), Brazil
 

Requirement in Japan Market and New Area

Mr. Sumio Asada, Board Director

Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA)
16:00 – 16:15   Refreshment Break & Networking
16:15 – 17:15  

Meeting Your Emerging Market Access and Compliance Needs

Through Local Services

Mr. LAI Lun-Fai, Vice President & General Manager, Wire & Cable Division

Underwriters Laboratories
 

VDE the e-dialistic Future - Science, Standard, Testing; Your Passport for Europe

Mr. Sven Öhrke, Member of Management Board & Managing Director

VDE Testing and Certification Institute, VDE Global Services GmbH VDE
 

Value of Local Alliances in Supporting Global Trading
Ir Prof Raymond Wong, Head of Collaboration

CMA Testing & Certification Laboratories
17:15 – 17:25  

Closing Remarks

Mr. Dominic Lam, Chief Operations Officer

CMA Testing & Certification Laboratories

 

Note: Organizer reserves the right to alter the programme details without prior notice

 

 

Speaker Biography

 

Mr. Coleman Tse

British Standard Institution (BSI)

Mr Coleman Tse has more than 25 years working experiences in Testing & Certification field. He is currently the Sales and Marketing Director of BSI Pacific (HK) Limited. He has also worked at some senior positions for some other local and international certification and testing firms. He was also a qualified lead auditor for ISO 9001, TL 9001, TS 16949 and SA 8000 etc.

Coleman has extensive social network. Currently, he is the Vice Chairman of International Food Safety Association, Member of Technical Committee of Plumping, Water Supplies Department,  Member of The Institute of Purchasing & Supply of Hong Kong, Member of Hong Kong Construction Materials Association, Member of Accreditation Approval Board, Hong Kong Accreditation Service and Member of Dashun Policy Research Center

 

Mr. Ricardo Lourenço

Instituto Falcão Bauer da Qualidade (IFBQ), Brazil

Mr Ricardo Falcão Bauer Lourenço is the General Manager of Instituto Falcão Bauer da Qualidade (IFBQ) and Director of Falcão Bauer in Hong Kong.

Over 20 years of professional experience in the Testing and Certification industry and Engineering, Ricardo currently responsible for managing the Hong Kong operation in meeting the need of customers in Asia. Prior to joining Falcão Bauer, he has been working in Social Accountability and Structural Engineering industry.

Since 1953, the Falcao Bauer Group has become the major Certification Body and provides inspection, testing, certification services for wide spectrum of industries from all over Brazil. Falcão Bauer is one of the country's most advanced and recognized technological center.

Ricardo is a Registered Professional Engineer and Registered Lawyer and a member of the Board on Social Service for Construction SECONCI SP in Brazil.

 

Mr. Sumio Asada,
Japan Quality Assurance Organization (JQA)

Mr. Sumio Asada is currently Board Director of 3 Departments (JIS Mark Certification Department, Environmental Services Department and Certification Scheme Development & Promotion Department) in Japan Quality Assurance Organization. Prior to this, he was in charge of evaluation and inspection of products and management system for machines and processes relating to power generating and LNG plants, oil refineries etc.

From 1994 to 2003, he concluded MoU and agreements with 42 organizations in 38 countries in the Public Relations and International Division of the General Coordination and Planning Department.

From 2003 to 2010, he was appointed as the Quality Control Manager of ISO/IEC

17065 and ISO/IEC 17025 in the Planning & Coordination Bureau of Product Safety Sector. Became Japan’s expert member for ISO/CASCO and participated in standardization activities as member of WG19 (ISO/IEC 17040), WG29 (ISO/IEC 17065), WG32 (ISO/IEC 17067).

Since 2010, he has become Director of Certification Scheme Development & Promotion Department., and has been engaging in the R&D activities, such as the development of a product certification scheme for ISO13482 (Personal Care Robot Safety).

Currently, he is being chair of Japan’s national committee of ISO/CASCO.

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Mr. LAI Lun-Fai,

Underwriters Laboratories

Mr. L.F. Lai serves as Vice President and General Manager, Wire & Cable Division, of Underwriters Laboratories (UL). He is responsible for the development and execution of UL strategy in Wire & Cable industry as well as the business performance of UL’s Wire & Cable Division globally.

Prior to this, Mr. Lai had held various management positions at UL, including Vice President and Managing Director, Greater China Region,and Sales & Marketing Director, Asia Pacific, since 1999.  He took up his current position in 2009.

UL is the world’s premier safety science company with more than 120 years of expertise innovating safety solutions. Dedicated to promoting safe, sustainable and secure living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places, and builds trust in the goods, solutions and innovations of today and tomorrow through the application of science. Some of the services offered by UL include: inspection, advisory services, education and training, testing, auditing and analytics, certification software solutions, and marketing claim verification.

Before joining UL in 1999, Mr. Lai served as General Manager, Asia Pacific, for Hayes, a leader in the global modem and remote access server industry. Mr. Lai graduated with a degree in electronic engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. 

 

Mr. Sven Ӧhrke,
VDE Testing and Certification Institute

Mr. Sven Ӧhrke, is currently Member of Management Board of VDE Testing and Certification Institute & Managing Director of VDE Global Services GmbH VDE. He has been working in the Testing, Inspection & Certification industry for almost two decades. Before landing the top management position at VDE, he had worked in different area for Bureau Veritas, SGS and TÜV Rheinland for 13 years and experienced the booming development of the testing industry between Asia and Europe over the decade. He studied Journalism and economics and is an expert in Sales and Marketing.

VDE – A centennial brand worthwhile future, it stands for innovation, safety & quality. VDE will act continuously as a platform for the next generation. It shares knowledge, offering the neutral working platform, promoting safety with training, interconnecting with research, application and education. It develops strong international network while well-position regionally. VDE provides support to international standards and develops mutual perspectives with industry and consumer.  


 

Ir Prof Raymond Wong,
CMA Testing and Certification Laboratories

Ir Prof Raymond Wong is currently as Head of Collaboration of CMA Testing and Certification Laboratories. He is responsible for the development and execution of corporate strategy as well as business cooperation with global partners.

Boasting over 40 years of professional experience in the Testing and Certification industry (including Regional VP in Intertek and Deputy Global VP-EE Consumer in SGS) and public utilities (Hongkong Electric Co.,Ltd & HK Telephone Co.,Ltd), Ir Prof Wong has demonstrated his unrivalled expertise in his multi-role capacity from technical  to international business development and management.

Ir Prof Wong holds degree of MBA and MSc in Manufacturing System Engineering in Wawick University. He is Registered Professional Engineer, Member of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, Member of Chartered Management Institute, Life Member of Institution of Electrical & Electronics Engineers.

 

He is currently Adjunct Professor of The Open University Of Hong Kong, Member of Appeal Board Panel on Electricity Ordinance appointed by Secretary of Environment, Member of Industry Training Advisory Committee (ITAC) and Convener of sub-working groups for Qualifications Framework of Education Bureau; He was the Member of Engineering Discipline Advisory Board of Vocational Training Council , Radio Spectrum & Technical Standards Advisory Committee of Office of the Communication Authority.

 

(The speaker biographies are listed according to the seminar agenda)