Digital Transformation Progress in Practice in Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing

  • When:
    Tuesday, 12 November 2019, 1:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Where:
    KPMG Office (Plaza 66, Tower 2, 23/F), 恒隆广场2期23层
    1266 Nanjing West Road, Shanghai
    上海市南京西路1266号 (Please bring your ID / passport for the access to the office building.)
  • Price:
    RMB 100. Members only.

The Chamber's Advanced Engineering and Manufacturing (AE&M) Focus Group is delighted to invite members to the upcoming event on digital transformation for the AE&M industry.

At this event, four experts from the industry will share insights on the following:

  • the path of digital transformation towards sustainability - by Dr. Jianzhong LU, China President, Weir Group
  • the learning gained from the heavy industry and automotive sub-sectors (the industrial IoT platform for energy industry, production line, textile machinery, and construction equipment) - by Jerry ZHANG, Vice President of ROOTCLOUD and Tian LAN, Head of ROOTCLOUD East China BD
  • the history of the Sino-British dialogue on manufacturing, and the importance of cooperation in Sino-British industrial innovation - by Aminda TANG, Head of Advanced Manufacturing and Transport, Department for International Trade (DIT) China


  • 英国伟尔集团中国总裁吕建中博士:分享制造业向数字化转型的可持续发展路径;
  • 树根互联副总经理张天昊, 及树根互联华东区生态业务负责人蓝天:分享作为国家级的工业互联网赋能平台,树根互联在重工业和汽车相关行业(能源行业、生产线、纺织机械和建筑设备等)的实践经验,如何赋能更多制造企业实现零门槛的设备上云,帮助企业提升全球服务能力
  • 英国国际贸易部先进制造与交通领域中国主管Aminda TANG:回顾中英制造业对话的发展历史;介绍英国国际贸易部对相关领域英国企业的协助,从而促进英国企业在华发展以及中英双方开展产业创新合作


13.30-14.00 Registration & Networking
14.00-14.05 Opening Introduction
14.05-16.50 Presentations 
16.50-17.00 Closing Remarks & Session Ends



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No-show Policy: Please note you must cancel your reservation in writing to the event contact staff 24 hours in advance. No-shows without prior notification will be charged a no-show fee of RMB100. 

Walk-in Policy: Please note that members who attend the event without prior reservation will be charged an extra walk-in fee of RMB50 if spaces are still available.

Speaker Introduction

Dr. Jianzhong Lu

China President, Weir Group

Dr Lu, currently China President of Weir Group. Former Partner of Brunswick Group providing strategic advice to Fortune 500 and large Chinese companies (M&A, IPO, Transformation, Brand & Reputation, Sustainability, risk and crisis management).   Previously Group Executive Vice President of RGE (China), Chief Rep of RGE (China), Chairman of Asia Symbol Pulp & Paper (Shandong) Ltd., Vice President Sateri Group. Prior to RGE, Acting President BHP Billiton Group (China).

Dr. Lu received Ph. D on electronic commerce from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology; Master Degree on Industrial Management & Innovation from Ecole Centrale de Paris; Bachelor degree on Chemical Engineering from Zhenjiang University. Dr. Lu is Deputy Director-General of China Corporate Social Responsibility Think Tank, Member of the Shenzhen Manufacturing Strategy Advisory Board ; Co-chair of American Chamber (Shanghai) BCSR Committee, Founder of CSR Thought Lab, Guest Professor at Nankai University.

Aminda TANG

Head of Advanced Manufacturing and Transport, Department for International Trade (DIT) China

Aminda Tang is the Head of Advanced Manufacturing & Transport, for Department for International Trade (DIT) China.  She has extensive experience in leading a team across China network to provide advice to UK and Chinese businesses in automotive, marine, advanced engineering and chemical sectors for bilateral trade and investment.


Vice President of ROOTCLOUD; General Manager of ROOTCLOUD Shanghai and Jiangsu

As an MBA graduate of Shanghai Jiaotong University with more than 10 years of practice in the industrial field, Jerry has developed rich experience in industrial automation, deep insights on traditional manufacturing, and particular perspectives on smart production lines. Having invested years of research and marketing in the field of automation products and systems in China, he further dived into industrial hardware access, big data analysis, and supply chain management along with the development of industrial IOT technology. Jerry has contributed tremendously since on board by driving leading enterprises to build industry platforms for themselves. These industry platforms enabled a variety of service packages such as equipment management, aftermarket service, manufacturing management, digital transformation,etc. 

Tian LAN

Head of ROOTCLOUD East China BD; General Manager of Wisdom Formation Software (Fully-owned Subsidiary of ROOTCLOUD)

As an MBA of Chinese University of Hong Kong and graduate of Zhejiang University, Mr. LAN has completed 1 billion RMB deal along with 10 years of practice in TMT (technology, media, and telecommunication). Having developed cross-industry methodology for complex deal structuring, he has served for three major listed companies across the globe: Athub as strategic partner of Alibaba Cloud (SH: 603881), Longjitaihe as Xiongan New Area City Operator (HK:01281)and Jinko Solar as renewable energy asset management  (NYSE:JKS).

Event contact

Hilary Wu