Trend Lab: Interactive Exploration of Chinese Change Drivers

In this interactive workshop, you will join an exploration of the trends and emerging phenomena that are having a profound impact on China's business environment. It will cover drivers of change spanning growing volatility, shifting values and lifestyles, demographic transitions, reconfiguring of value chains, and more. The workshop takes place in Future Lab Shanghai, a technology-powered space run by Kairos Future. At the end of the session, you will have a sense of key change drivers and emerging challenges and opportunities. Participants will also learn a simple framework for spotting trends and future-proofing strategic decisions.

Swedcham has invited our FBCS members to attend this workshop.

About Kairos Future

Kairos Future is an international consulting and research company that assists companies and organizations to understand and shape their futures. Kairos futures vision is a world where everybody puts future first.


  • 08:00 am - 08:30 am Registration and breakfast
  • 08:30 am - 10:00 am Trend exploration
  • 10:00 am - 11:00 am Building a trend map
  • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Looking into the future

Please notice that there is no registration via this webpage

(for registration please follow the instructions under the title REGISTRATION).

PRICE: Participation Fee for this event is 190rmb for Members and 280rmb for Non-members.

REGISTRATION: Registration is required to confirm a seat. You may register directly to SwedCham via this link until Monday, November 11, 2019 or as long as there are seats available. (Please use FBCS Ticket.) Registration is binding and no-shows will be charged RMB 200 unless cancelled before the end-of-day of the final registration date.

ELIGIBILITY: All of the employees of FBCS member companies can participate at our events with Membership privileges (discounted price, access to member only events). Please do not hesitate to forward this event invitation to your colleagues.


  • TOMAS LARSSON (General Manager at Kairos Future)


    General Manager at Kairos Future

    Tomas Larsson is the China head of Kairos Future, an international foresight and strategy consulting company that has been in the business of spotting trends and researching the future since 1993. His areas of interest include developments in the social, consumer, and innovation domains in China and he holds several patents on methods for data-driven trend watching.Tomas first moved to China as a student in 2002 and his China experience ranges from working at the Swedish Embassy in Beijing to practicing kung fu at a buddhist monastery in Yunnan. He is educated at UC Berkeley, Lund University, and Fudan University, holding a M.Sc. in Nanoengineering and a M.A. in Asian Studies.

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