Event Description

This year, we’re pleased to announce that the 10th edition of Cathay Forum will be coming back to Paris, where we look forward to meeting and exchanging with each and every one of you! 


This year, the Forum will take place on Monday, October 16th 2023. Please find more details bellow: 

Le Pavillon Chesnaie du roy
102 Rte de la Pyramide, 75012 Paris


At Cathay Capital, learning from others and sharing knowledge is in our DNA. It is in this spirit that each year, we have the pleasure of bringing together our entire community at our annual LP meeting and Cathay Forum. This meeting is essential for us— it allows us to put forward our work, our global presence, network, ideas and insights towards the success of our valued partners and larger ecosystem while finding paths to sustainable growth and economic transformation.

Since the creation of Cathay Capital in 2006, we’ve had the privilege of counting on your trust and would like to share a heartfelt thank you from our global teams across 5 continents. In 2023, we’ll continue to leverage our global platform to help our partners and ecosystem succeed. And, together, we can proceed in reaching for extraordinary feats that are not easily accomplished alone. 


If you need any assistance do not hesitate to contact us!


Cathay Forum Program

13:00 - 14:00
Welcoming, Guest Check-In and Sitting Arrangement
14:00 - 14:15
Opening Remarks
14:15 - 14:30
Partners Introduction
14:30 - 14:50
KEYNOTE - AI Revolution in EU

Speaker: Rayid Ghani (Carnegie Mellon University)

14:50 - 15:20
PANEL - Brands navigating in new AI & Data era : Insights from leading brands and technological partners

Moderator: Jean-Marc Prunet
Speakers: Florian Thiebaut (Artefact), Samantha Etienne (L'Oréal), Valéry Gerfaud (M6), Andrew Yang (MogicAI)

15:20 - 15:50
PANEL - Fintech: Future of financial services

Moderator: Denis Barrier 
Speakers: Guilhem Chaumont (Flowdesk), Tanguy Touffut (Descartes), Louis Chatriot (Alma)

15:50 - 16:20
PANEL - The story behind the raise of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) & supply chains

Moderator: John Li
Speakers: Guoqing Liu (Minieye), Long Chen (Waytous), Rongwei Sun (ABUP), Jianmin GU (Valeo)

16:20 - 16:50
Coffee Break
16:50 - 17:10
KEYNOTE - How AI can fight Climate Change?

Moderator: Matthieu Van Der Elst
Speaker 1: Jocelyn Doucet (Pyrowave)
Speaker 2: Marion Messador (Kayrros)

17:10 - 17:40
PANEL - Energy / Mobility: The technologies driving EU's energy transition

Moderator: Nicolas Du Cray
Speakers: Carlota Pi Amoros (Holaluz), Juergen Mayerhofer (Enspired), Roch Drozdowski-Strehl (Institut Photovoltaïque d'Ile-de-France)

17:40 - 18:10
PANEL - Healthcare / Biotech: Technology to make surgery easier and safer: from concept to commercialization

Moderator: Hongjie Hu
Speakers: Anne Osdoit (Moon Surgical), Sophie Cahen (Ganymed Robotics), Jean Chaoui (Stryker), François Monory (formerly Medtronic)

18:10 - 19:00
Closing Remarks

Contact the organizer

Milena FEDIDA / Ka Man LAW / Stefany SIR
Cathay Capital
+33 1 42 25 28 00 / + 33 6 20 89 66 54
52 rue d'Anjou
75008 Paris