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    ASEAN Conference 2017:The Next Economic Force

    Join us at the ASEAN Conference 2017 and connect with key government officials and prominent business leaders from around the world.

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About ASEAN Conference

Introduction to ASEAN Conference 2017

With solid fundamentals, promising trade and investment flows, ASEAN is set to become the next centre of economic growth. It is also envisaged that ASEAN will become one of the five largest economies of the world within the next 50 years. With this, it is important to connect with global business leaders and understand how to navigate the region, in order to develop strategies to seize increasing business opportunities.

The ASEAN Conference 2017: The Next Economic Force brings together key ASEAN government officials, prominent business leaders from some of the world’s top multinational brands and high growth companies to share their insights and strategies for the region. Find out first-hand how ASEAN’s diversity can present new opportunities for your own business growth.

Programme

Time
8.00am
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Registration and Breakfast Networking

Time
9.00am
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Welcome Remarks

By Mr. SS Teo, Chairman, Singapore Business Federation
Time
9.10am
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Opening Address

By Guest-of-Honour Mr. Lim Hng Kiang, Minister for Trade & Industry (Trade), Republic of Singapore
Time
9.20am
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ASEAN Ministerial Keynote Speech

By H.E. Ramon M. Lopez, Secretary of Trade and Industry, Republic of the Philippines

Navigating ASEAN

Time
9.50am
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Panel Discussion 1:

Winning in ASEAN – Turning Diversity into Strength

Speakers:

  • 1. Mr. Bao Jianlei, Regional Head of Baidu Global Business – Asia Pacific, Baidu
  • 2. Mr. Jim Rowan, Chief Operating Officer, Dyson
  • 3. Mr. Lennon Tan, Group Chairman, Jing King Tech Group
  • 4. Mr. Olivier Legrand, Managing Director for Asia Pacific, LinkedIn
  • 5. Mr. Jean-Philippe Charrier, President, Shiseido Asia Pacific

Moderator:

Ms. Genevieve Woo, Channel NewsAsia
Time
10.50am
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Networking Tea Break

Time
11.10am
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Panel Discussion 2:

Finding Your Niche in ASEAN

Speakers :

  • 1. Mr. Zihuan Wee (Zwee), Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Savant Degrees
  • 2. Mr. Anthony Tan, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Press Holdings
  • 3. Professor Eric Soriano III, Executive Director, Wong and Bernstein Advisory Group
  • 4. Mr Tay Woon Teck, Managing Director, Risk Advisory, RSM

Moderator:

Mr Jimmy Koh, Managing Director of Sector Solutions Group, United Overseas Bank (UOB)
Time
12.00pm
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Networking Lunch

Connecting ASEAN

Time
1.00pm
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Enabling Connectivity in ASEAN

By Mr. Wee Ee Cheong, Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United Overseas Bank (UOB)
Time
1.10pm
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Deepening Indonesia’s Connections in ASEAN

By H.E. Ngurah Swajaya, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Singapore

(In commemoration of Indonesia and Singapore’s 50th anniversary in bilateral ties)

A dialogue moderated by:

Ms Genevieve Woo, Channel NewsAsia

Time
1.40pm
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Panel Discussion 3:

Indonesia 2017

Opening Remarks:

By Dr. Himawan Hariyoga, Deputy Chairman for Investment Promotion at the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)

Speakers:

  • 1. Mr. Ricky Kusmayadi, Director, The Indonesia Investment Promotion Centre (IIPC) Singapore
  • 2. Mr. Ivan Tan, Group Director, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore
  • 3. Mr. Kelvin Teo, Chief Executive Officer, Sembcorp Development
  • 4. Dr. Denny Turner, Associate Director, Mercer Indonesia

Moderator:

Mr. Manoj Menon, Senior Partner & Asia Pacific Managing Director, Frost & Sullivan
Time
2.15pm
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Panel Discussion 4:

Digital Connectivity between ASEAN and the World

Speakers:

  • 1. Mr. Abhishek Gupta, Co-Founder, Circles.Life
  • 2. Mr. Woon Shung Toon, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, GetDoc
  • 3. Mr. Jeremy Budd, Chief Digital Officer & Vice President, IBM Digital, IBM Corporation
  • 4. Mr. Matthias Yeo, Chief Technology Officer - Asia Pacific, Symantec Corporation Systems
  • 5. Ms. Janet Young, Head of Group Channels & Digitalisation, United Overseas Bank (UOB)

Moderator :

Mr. Chia Kim Huat, Regional Head Corporate, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
Time
3.15pm
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Networking Session

Time
4.15pm
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End of Conference

Speakers

Distinguished Guests and Featured Speakers
Mr. SS Teo

Mr. SS Teo

Chairman, Singapore Business Federation


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Mr. Lim Hng Kiang

Mr. Lim Hng Kiang

Minister for Trade & Industry (Trade), Republic of Singapore


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Mr. Ramon M. Lopez

Mr. Ramon M. Lopez

Secretary of Trade and Industry, Republic of the Philippines


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Mr. Bao Jianlei

Mr. Bao Jianlei

Regional Head of Baidu Global Business – Asia Pacific, Baidu


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Mr. Jim Rowan

Mr. Jim Rowan

Chief Operating Officer, Dyson


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Mr. Lennon Tan

Mr. Lennon Tan

Group Chairman, Jing King Tech Group


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Mr. Olivier Legrand

Mr. Olivier Legrand

Managing Director for Asia Pacific, LinkedIn


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Mr. Jean-Philippe Charrier

Mr. Jean-Philippe Charrier

President, Shiseido Asia Pacific


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Ms. Genevieve Woo

Ms. Genevieve Woo

Channel NewsAsia


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Mr. Zwee (Zihuan) Wee

Mr. Zihuan Wee (Zwee)

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Savant Degrees


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Mr. Anthony Tan

Mr. Anthony Tan

Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Press Holdings


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Prof. Eric Soriano III, Executive Director

Prof. Eric Soriano III, Executive Director

Executive Director, Wong and Bernstein Advisory Group


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Mr. Tay Woon Teck

Mr. Tay Woon Teck

Managing Director, Risk Advisory, RSM


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Mr. Jimmy Koh

Mr. Jimmy Koh

Managing Director of Sector Solutions Group, United Overseas Bank (UOB)


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Mr. Wee Ee Cheong

Mr. Wee Ee Cheong

Deputy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, United Overseas Bank (UOB)


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H.E. Ngurah Swajaya

By H.E. Ngurah Swajaya

Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Singapore


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Dr. Himawan Hariyoga

Dr. Himawan Hariyoga

Deputy Chairman for Investment Promotion at the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)


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Mr. Ricky Kusmayadi

Mr. Ricky Kusmayadi

Director, The Indonesia Investment Promotion Centre (IIPC) Singapore


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Mr. Ivan Tan

Mr. Ivan Tan

Group Director, International Enterprise (IE) Singapore


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Mr. Kelvin Teo

Mr. Kelvin Teo

Chief Executive Officer, Sembcorp Development


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Dr. Denny Turner

Dr. Denny Turner

Associate Director, Mercer Indonesia


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Mr. Manoj Menon

Mr. Manoj Menon

Senior Partner & Asia Pacific Managing Director, Frost & Sullivan


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Mr. Abhishek Gupta

Mr. Abhishek Gupta

Co-Founder, Circles.Life


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Mr. Woon Shung Toon

Mr. Woon Shung Toon

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, GetDoc


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Mr. Jeremy Budd

Mr. Jeremy Budd

Chief Digital Officer & Vice President, IBM Digital, IBM Corporation


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Mr. Matthias Yeo

Mr. Matthias Yeo

Chief Technology Officer - Asia Pacific, Symantec Corporation Systems


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Ms. Janet Young

Ms. Janet Young

Head of Group Channels & Digitalisation, United Overseas Bank (UOB)


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Mr. Chia Kim Huat

Mr. Chia Kim Huat

Regional Head Corporate, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP


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*Please be advised that conference and speaker details may be subject to unforeseen change(s).

 

Partners

  • Rajah & Tann Singapore

    Rajah & Tann Singapore

  • RSM Singapore

    RSM Singapore

  • Singapore Business Federation

    Singapore Business Federation

  • United Overseas Bank (UOB)

    United Overseas Bank (UOB)

Venue and Details

Date:
4 May 2017
Venue:
Marina Bay Sands, Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Orchid Ballroom (Level 4)
Registration:
Starts at 8am
Conference:
9am to 4.15pm

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