The 2019 Conference on Overseas Chinese Investment, Innovation, and Pioneering is scheduled to be held at the International Convention Center at Mangrove Tree Resort World Sanya from May 30th to June 2nd, 2019.

The conference is jointly hosted by The United Front World Department of the CPC Hainan Provincial Committee and the Sanya Municipal People’s Government. The theme of the conference is “Pool the Strength of Overseas Chinese, Share Opportunities, and Promote the Development of the Hainan Free Trade Zone and Free Trade Port with Chinese Characteristics.”


Event schedule:

Day 1: Guest Registration

Day 2:

In the morning

– Opening Ceremony

– Sanya Forum (major forum)

In the afternoon: (four sub-forums)

– World Maritime (Sanya) High-end Forum

– Overseas Chinese Wealth Management and Financial Science and Technology Forum

– Global Forum on Innovation and Development in the Medical Device Industry

– Qiongtai Agricultural Cooperation Forum

Day 3:

In the morning: (four sub-forums)

– Digital Trade Strategy Forum

– Aerospace Industry Forum

– Artificial Intelligence Forum

– Hainan Free Trade Zone (Port) High-end Talents Forum

In the afternoon:

Participants will conduct inspection tours of the main industrial parks in Sanya for the purposes of exchange and cooperation.

Day 4:

A roadshow on scientific and technological innovation projects will be held on the day of the event. The roadshow will provide a useful platform where local industry players and global talents and enterprises from “Belt and Road” countries and regions can further increase mutual cooperation and bring the city to the forefront of scientific and technological innovation.

Sanya is a strategic pivot point on the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road, which is part of China’s Belt and Road initiative. The conference will be an important part of building the Greater Sanya Economic Circle, and will be a benchmark in the construction of the China (Hainan) Free Trade Pilot Zone and the Hainan Free Trade Port with Chinese Characteristics.