November 25, 2018

Registration

Time: 12.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Binh Duong Convention Center.


Upholding Diversity And Inclusiveness

Content: Language helps define a culture, and across Asia there is a rich diversity. With that come strong cultural norms, especially concerning our minorities’ place in society. How may we raise our tolerance towards differences increasing inclusiveness?

Time: 14.00-15.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Room G1, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Lou Marinoff, Professor of Philosophy, The City College of New York, USA

Participant:

– Tyas Dwisunu, Founder, TD Travelindo, Indonesia

– Ho Jia Jian, Co-founder, Viddsee, Singapore

– Roopendra Narayan Roy, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sumantrana, India

– Karl Satinitigan, Director, Office of Senator Bam Aquino, The Philippines

– Tran Uyen Phuong, Chief Executive Officer, Tan Hiep Phat Chu Lai, Vietnam

– Préity Üupala, Chief Executive Officer, Omnia Entertainment, USA


Envisioning Asia’s Digital Economy

Content: The ways in which Asian citizens connect with others is being transformed through digital technologies. How to embrace technological disruption? And how to shape systems to permit a wide-spread open navigation of digitized Asian economies?

Time: 14.00-15.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Room G2, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Jesper Koll, Chief Executive Officer, WisdomTree Japan, Japan

Participant:

– Akash Bhavsar, Founding Partner, Indo Swiss Blockchain Alliance, India

– Ira Kiener, Founder and Chairman, Knottical Power Energy Corporation, The Philippines

– Kouhei Kurihara, Co-Founder, CollaboGate, Japan

– Jed Marcaida, Founder and Chairman, Jump Digital Asia, The Philippines

– Jeffrey Roden, Chairman, World Cybervision Network (WCN), The Philippines

– René Seifert, Founder, TrueProfile.io, Thailand

– Fione Tan, Co-founder, 28Mall.com, Malaysia

– Philip Teo, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Traderwave, Singapore


Investing In Asia

Content: Stability leads to investor confidence but Asia is characterized by varying volatility that may puzzle investors. How best to stimulate the investment climate? Where are the regional hot-spots? What are the trends?

Time: 14.00-15.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Room G3, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Cod Satrusayang, Managing Editor, Asia News Network, Thailand

Participant:

– Berly D.Alvarez, Chairman, Kaunlad Lending Investors, The Philippines

– Vinita Bajoria, Executive Director, Titagarh Wagons, India

– Benedict Co, Co-founder, Buensuceso Sondia Construction Corp, The Philippines

– Nitin Datta, Managing Partner, Chanks Business Services, United Kingdom

– Karine Hirn, Partner, East Capital, Hong Kong SAR

– Chanthan Ken, Chairman, Ken Group of Companies, Cambodia

– Toshihiro Toyoshima, Chief Executive Officer, Mercuria Investment Co., Japan

– Pakpoom Vallisuta, Chairman, The Quant Group, Thailand


Weighing Asian Models Of Governance

Content: Political and economic developments in the West are causing politicians to question established models of governance. Beneath Asia’s abundant diversity, there are also common patterns that underpin political and economic development. What blended models of governance are emerging in Asia?

Time: 14.00-15.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Room G4, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by John West, Executive Director, Asian Century Institute, Australia

Participant:

– Tunku Abdul Aziz, Co-Chairman, Caux Round Table for Moral Capitalism, Malaysia

– Greg Crichton, Managing Director, Greater Asian Advisors Limited, Hong Kong SAR

– Ko Fujii, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Makaira, Japan

– Boye Hartmann, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Y Digital Group Asia, Indonesia

– Samrendra Kumar, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Mitkat Services, India

– Martin Murray, Executive Director, Asia Matters, Ireland


Ensuring Inclusive Growth

Content: Economic growth has to go along with an equally high rate of poverty reduction. Poverty reduction varies across Asian nations compared with their stellar performance. Which economic development model best allows inclusive growth? Which mixed models might be better? What might the future contain?

Time: 14.00-15.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Room G5, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Shivaji Bagchi, Editor, BRINK Asia, Singapore

Participant:

– Adrien Chazottes, Managing Partner, Private Aviation Consultancy, Hong Kong

– Stephen Hunt, Chief Executive Officer, Team Rubicon Global, USA

– Sai Prakash, Founder and President, Erin Foundation, India

– Sanjay Sethi, Director, Phoenix Global, UAE

– Wei Chuan Beng, Executive Chairman, Digital Way Ventures, Malaysia


Contact Break

Time: 15.30-16.00 25 November 2018

Location: Binh Duong Convention Center.


The Future Of Asian Geopolitics

Content: This populous region involves potential antagonisms. How can these be faced, understood and acknowledged so derive a better future for all? What are the major issues? How can business influences overcome geopolitical tensions?

Time: 16.00-17.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Room G1, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Siddharth Poddar, Founder and Managing Editor, StoneBench, Singapore

Participant:

– Mayra Andrea, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CIpta Graha Holding, Indonesia

– Kobsak Chutikul, Former Ambassador and Member of Parliament, Thailand

– Fui Soong, Chief Executive Officer, CENSE, Malaysia

– Harukata Takenaka, Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan

– Ton Nu Thi Ninh, President, Ho Chi Minh City Peace and Development Foundation, Vietnam


Asia’s Leadership Agenda

Content: Economic prosperity and social cohesion are not one and the same any more. What can leaders do to bridge the growing political, economic, social and technological divides? And what does it take to be a responsible and effective leader in both business and society?

Time: 16.00-17.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Room G2, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Richard Hames, Founder and Chairman, Centre for the Future, Australia

Participant:

– Abha M. Banerjee, Leadership author, motivational speaker and growth activist, India

– Huynh Thang, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Vicgo, Vietnam

– Anit Pandey, Co-founder, Wishfry.com, India

– Grace Sabandar, Chief Executive Officer, Global Business Services, Indonesia

– Hidetoshi Uchiyama, Chief Executive Officer, Unerry, Japan

– Kanesan Veluppillai, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Scomi Group Berhad, Malaysia

– Frank Veyder, Chief Operating Officer, Slightly Mad Studios, Singapore


Repositioning Regional Trade

Content: In 2017 the US administration announced its withdrawal from the ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). What are the Asian nations’ strategic modes for regional trade accords? How to build an integrated Asian region where goods, services, and ideas can freely cross borders to the benefit of all?

Time: 16.00-17.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Room G3, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Kenji Yokoyama, Vice-President, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan

Participant:

– Matlub Ahmad, Chairman, Nitol Niloy Group, Bangladesh

– Bonnie Factor, Co-founder, eCFulfill, The Philippines

– Nick Jonow, Partner, Pacific Consulting Group, Hong Kong

– Jonathan Moreno, Chairman, Amcham, Vietnam

– Diana Sabrain, Co-founder, OneAgriX, Singapore


Impact Investing: The Asian Approach

Content: There is a spectrum of opportunities for investors in Asia with varying levels of risk, magnitude of financial return and potential for impact. How to generate sustained and blended value? And how can traditional philanthropy, governments and returns-based funds work together to build a pipeline of opportunity?

Time: 16.00-17.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Room G4, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Akinori Niimi, Chief Executive Officer, ACA Investments India, Japan

Participant:

– Ken Aoyagi, Chief Executive Officer, Klik Eat Indonesia, Indonesia

– Ed Bullecer, Chief Executive Officer, Paglas Group, Philippines

– Youree Lee, Co-Founder, W Green Pay, Korea

– Yit Ming Liaw, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Smarter Health, Singapore

– Issarin Patramai, Senior Executive Vice President, TEAM Consulting Engineering and Management PCL, Thailand

– Shuying Tang, Partner, Patamar Capital, Vietnam

– Daisuke Takatsuki, Principal, CVC Capital Partners, Japan


Asian Industry: Towards Smart Manufacturing

Content: With newly emerging technological, regulatory and economic realities, Asia’s manufacturing systems are transforming. How can smart manufacturig help boost productivity growth and living standards over the long term? How to shape national policies to spur economic growth? And in what sectors?

Time: 16.00-17.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Room G5, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Suman Bose, Executive Partner, Lumis Partners, India

Participant:

– Swan Htet Aung, Chief Executive Officer, Swan Arr Electronic & Industries, Myanmar

– Pravin Chandrasekaran, Chief Executive Officer, OpalCrest, USA

– Eduard Hoeberchts, Chairman, FabMax, The Netherlands

– Rajiv Kochhar, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Avista Advisory Group, Singapore

– Viboon Sithimolada, Chief Executive Officer, XangLao Engineering, Laos

– William Ting, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, W&E Networks, Hong Kong


Welcome Reception

Content: Horasis welcomes participants to celebrate the third Horasis Asia Meeting. Participants will enjoy a prodigious reception at the Binh Duong Convention Center.

Time: 17.30-18.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Foyer, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Frank-Jürgen Richter, Chairman, Horasis, Switzerland


Opening Plenary: Asia’s Dynamism

Content: Nations across Asia are joining together politically and through trade. A new dynamism is yielding increasing prosperity and stability. What might its future be? Can diversity and cultural identities be maintained whilst aspiring to unity?

Time: 18.30-19.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: Auditorium, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Pranjal Sharma, Contributing Editor, BusinessWorld, India

Participant:

– Jouko Ahvenainen, Founder and Executive Chairman, Grow VC Group, USA

– Harshavardhan Neotia, Chairman, Ambuja Neotia Group; President, AIMA, India

– Truong Gia Binh, Chairman, FPT Corporation, Vietnam

– Wang Dong, Secretary General, The Pangoal Institution, China

With a special address by

– Supachai Panitchpakdi, Former Secretary-General, UN Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD), Thailand


Walk To The Becamex Hotel

Time: 19.30 – 25 November 2018

Location: the Becamex Hotel is located opposite the Convention Center


Welcome Dinner: Resurgent Vietnam

Content: Vietnam has opened its economy to bolster its position within ASEAN to compete further in the digital economy. Its strong economic indicators suggest it can hold a key position in Asian resurgence. What is its future roadmap?

Time: 19.30-22.00 – 25 November 2018

Location: Becamex Hotel

Chaired by Frank-Jürgen Richter, Chairman, Horasis, Switzerland

Participant:

– Tran Van Nam, Party Secretary, Binh Duong, Vietnam