Webinar series China Business Forum: Get insights, perspectives and inspiration from China

IBA Confucius Institute invites you to a series of five business webinars.

During the webinars we will introduce some of the major trends in China, including the Chinese tech revolution and other hot topics which are relevant for students, lecturers, and businesses with a global outlook.

During each session there will be the opportunity for knowledge-sharing and discussion.

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  • All sessions will be in English.
  • Participation is free of charge.
  • Pre-registration is needed.

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Thursday, 22 April 2021, 15:00 – 16:00  

China's Tech Revolution 

We will introduce major tech trends in China - including insights into the ways in which China approached the control of COVID-19, and what role the tech revolution played in this.

Christina Boutrup, Journalist and China-analyst
Line Heidenheim Juul, Director, China Experience Shanghai

Thursday, 29 April 2021, 15:00 – 16:00

Artificial Intelligence in Action

We zoom in on artificial intelligence and 5G.

China is leading the world in these technologies, which are already implemented within Chinese society. But how far ahead is China, and how will this impact the rest of the world?

Peter Lisbygd, Managing Director, China Experience
Line Heidenheim Juul, Director, China Experience Shanghai

Thursday, 6 May 2021, 15:00 – 16:00

China's Currency Goes Digital

China is already leading the world in digital payments, and the next step is the roll-out of an official digital currency, which is expected to be a global gamechanger for international trade and finance. Learn why and how.

Peter Lisbygd, Managing Director, China Experience

Thursday, 27 May 2021, 15:00 – 16:00

The Future of E-commerce

We look at trends in the world´s largest and most sophisticated digital economy, where new features like livestreaming and social shopping are constantly born. We also share insights into how these trends from China influence other markets.

Line Heidenheim Juul, Director China Experience Shanghai

Thursday, 10 June 2021, 15:00 – 16:00

The Green Transition

China has been the world´s largest emitter of CO2 since 2006, currently contributing 27 percent of total global emissions. The goal to become carbon-neutral by 2060 means that China has to ramp up solutions within clean energy and environmentally friendly solutions, fast. The investment boom will impact global supply chains and innovation everywhere.  

Christina Boutrup, Journalist and China-analyst
Peter Lisbygd, Managing Director, China Experience

The speakers

Christina Boutrup, Leading China Analyst and Thought-Leader

Christina Boutrup has followed China’s development closely since 2004, including as an Asia correspondent and a host of television and radio shows. She has written several best-selling books about China, including ‘The Great Tech Revolution: How China is Shaping our Future’. She has been appointed to the Danish government’s expert panel on China.

Peter Lisbygd, CEO, China Experience

Peter Lisbygd is the founder of the sister companies, China Experience and Nordic Experience. He held various management positions in Europe and China before establishing China Experience in Shanghai in 2005. Peter takes the lead on the overall strategic development of the company, but he is also on the frontline, delivering valuable insight to clients and partners. 

Line Heidenheim Juul, Director of operation, Shanghai Office

Line Heidenheim Juul is a sinologist and leader and has focused on China since 2007. Line has her daily work as Director of Operation for China Experience in China, with a permanent base in Shanghai. Line holds a Master of China studies, speaks Mandarin, and has studied at the prestigious Qinghuaand Zhejiang University in Beijing.

IBA Confucius Institute for business, culture and language

IBA Confucius Institute for Business, Culture and Language is an established collaboration between Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance and the IBA International Business Academy Kolding.

Since 2015, we have relished the process of bringing numerous cultural events and workshops to audiences throughout the southern region of Denmark, helping to promote awareness and understanding of China, its language, its history, and its business opportunities.

Our vibrant events calendar has enabled members of the public, as well as the business world, staff and students, to access and explore China’s rich heritage and culture.

Since the opening of IBA Confucius Institute in 2015, we have offered many different opportunities to engage with China - from Chinese language, culture and business courses, to business forums, to dumpling-making workshops and tea ceremonies, as well as musical performances.



  • Ildikó Antal
    Ildikó Antal
    Director, IBA International & Confucius Institute
  • Rui Li
    Rui Li
    Head Teacher