November 26, 2018

Registration

Time: from 7.00 – 26 November 2018

Location: Binh Duong Convention Center.


Empowering Youthquake

Content: Many Asian nations have a youthful demographic profile, which promises a robust embrace of digitisation, political and social change. How can we ensure all contribute fully, creating personal and business success? What are the enablers of their Dream? What pitfalls are to be avoided?

Time: 7.30-8.45 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G1, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Preeti Dubey, Founder and Director, Strive High, Singapore

Participant:

– Gaurav Chopra, Founder, Indialends, India

– Rajath Goud, Chief Executive Officer, 4yuva, India

– Dirk Höpfl, Director South East Asia, IE Business School, Singapore

– Ananda Setiyo Ivannanto, President, PT Awina Sinergi Indonesia, Indonesia

– Ericson Mendoza, Professor, University of Batangas, The Philippines

– Subarna Mukherjee, Co-Founder, Coachyogi Foundation, India

– Reeti Roy, Founder, Aglet Ink, India

– Jonathan Christian Susanto, Founder, InspiratorFreak.com, Indonesia

– Markey Tan, Co-founder, Le Wagon Shenzhen, China


Action On Climate Change Is Crucial

Content: Low-lying lands are flood prone: island people and those in populous nations are at risk when the sea level rises. What are Asia’s plans? Who will offer homes for at-risk people? What impedes humanitarian decision making?

Time: 7.30-8.45 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G2, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Lee Wook, Chairman, W-Foundation, Korea

Participant:

– Hang Dao, Co-Founder, Conversations on Vietnam Development, Vietnam

– Richmond Mayo-Smith, Chairman, Climate Finance Partners, Singapore

– Leonard Ng, Co-founder, Carbon Grid, Singapore

– Ken Pyi, Chief Executive Officer, Parami Energy, Myanmar

– Oliver Tamis, Founder, Lurnspace, The Philippines

– Nhat Vuong, Founder, Water Inception, Switzerland

– Stephen Watts, Chief Executive Officer, Defugo Bioceuticals, Singapore


Re-Igniting Micro-Entrepreneurship

Content: Microfinance organisations and community development banks created a new wave of entrepreneurship across Asia. How effective is microfinance in reducing poverty? And how can microfinance build bridges to economic growth? Will new AI developments help its progress?

Time: 7.30-8.45 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G3, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Peter Brimble, Senior Technical Advisor, DaNa Facility, Myanmar

Participant:

– David Darmawan, Chief Executive Officer, PT. Socentix, Indonesia

– J S Juneja, Chairman, Global Projects and Services Ltd, India

– Stephanie Lau, Young Advisor & Emerging Markets Specialist, Future City Summit, Hong Kong SAR

– James Mendoza, President and Chief Executive Officer, MaroonStudios, The Philippines

– Masato Wada, Chief Executive Officer, J Platform, Japan


Asia’s Future Of Work

Content: Automation and changing business models based on virtual and networked employment across Asia will potentially lead to larger income disparities and social division. How to cope with the disruption of traditional employment models?

Time: 7.30-8.45 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G4, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Tetyana Kretova, Regional Director for Asia Pacific, IE Business School, Spain

Participant:

– Kerry Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer & Executive Producer, Asia Media Partners, Vietnam

– Lee Zhihan, Chief Executive Officer, BagoSphere, Philippines

– Heislyc Loh, Founder & CEO, DevsAsia, Malaysia

– Daniel Shen, Founder, Soqqle, Singapore

– Peter Yoong, Founder, Pulsifi, Malaysia


The Deep Benefits Of Sport

Content: The social and inter-personal benefits of sport counteract nihilism: billions play for real as well as digitally, assisting local and international communications. How can Asian players benefit their own communities and the wider world to help business and governments reduce global ills?

Time: 7.30-8.45 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G5, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Chris Robb, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mass Participation Asia, Singapore

Participant:

– Yoshitaka Hirano, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, 2nDream Corporation, Japan

– Marko Kasic, Founder, FundLife International, United Kingdom

– Bill Nguyen, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ABS Institute, Vietnam

– Nimnual Piewthongngam, Founder, Gumpun Muaythai LTD,Thailand

– Brian Wright Vias, Director, LaLiga Global Network, Vietnam


Dynamic Vietnam – Its New Visions

Content: Since it reformed after 1986 Vietnam has surged forward with strong GDP growth, approaching 7% in 2018. What are the government’s priorities and policies, both at the national and state level? What does this imply for investors and trading partners?

Time: 9.00-09.45 – 26 November 2018

Location: Auditorium, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Participant:

– Trinh Dinh Dung, Deputy Prime Minister, Vietnam

– Tran Thanh Liem, Chairman, Binh Duong People’s Committee, Vietnam

– Frank Jürgen Richter, Chairman, Horasis, Switzerland


Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, With The Co-Hosts And Co-Organizers

Time: 9.00-09.45 – 26 November 2018

Location: Auditorium, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Participant:

– Deborah Biber, Chief Executive, PBEC, Hong Kong SAR

– Vinayagan Dharmarajah, Regional Director, BirdLife, Singapore

– Juan Jose Guemes, Chairman Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, IE Business School, Spain

– Sailesh Purswani, President, Thai Martin Group, Thailand, Regional Director, YPO

– Shefali Rekhi, Asia News Network Editor, The Straits Times & ST Asia Report, Singapore

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

– Tran Thanh Liem, Chairman, Provincial People’s Committee, Vietnam

– Ravi Velloor, Associate Editor, The Straits Times, Singapore

– Nguyen Van Hung, Chairman, Becamex IDC, Vietnam

– Huynh Quang Hai, Group Executive Director, VSIP Group, Vietnam

– Frank Jürgen Richter, Chairman, Horasis, Switzerland

– Rekha Sethi, Director General, All India Management Association, India


The Economic Outlook

Content: The global economic outlook for 2019 is more certain given Asia’s continued buoyancy. What is the current state of the regional and global economy? What does the changing nature of the global economy mean for Asian business? And, conversely, what is Asia’s impact on global growth?

Time: 09.45-10.45 – 26 November 2018

Location: Auditorium, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Nisid Hajari, Asia Editor, Bloomberg View, Thailand

Participant:

– Juan Jose Guemes, Chairman Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, IE Business School, Spain

– Rajive Kaul, Chairman, Nicco Group, India

– Don Lam, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, VinaCapital, Vietnam

– Diana Mao, President, NomiNetwork, USA

– Pham Hong Hai, Chief Executive Officer, HSBC Vietnam, Vietnam


Contact Break

Time: 10.45-11.00 – 26 November 2018

Location: Binh Duong Convention Center.


Repaving The Ancient Silk Route

Content: China is actively developing its new Silk Road – a beltway of roads and rail connecting development hubs. Some routes traverse fragile eco-systems, others interact with multi-ethic groups. How to maintain sustainability while developing growth potentials? How can potential resistance be overcome?

Time: 11.00-12.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G1, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Deborah Biber, Chief Executive, PBEC, Hong Kong SAR

Participant:

– Dmitriy Belousov, Founder and President, Play Ukraine, Ukraine

– Richard Courey, Chairman, Vision Energy Group, Vietnam

– Simon Hopkins, Chief Executive Officer, Milltrust International Group, Singapore

– Michael Johnson, Chairman, Kokoda Capital Group, Australia

– Ron Somers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, India First Group, USA

– Jacques Tourel, Chairman, World Trade Centre Warsaw, Poland

– Frans Yuwono, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Asia Commerce Network, Indonesia


Accelerating Entrepreneurship In Asia

Content: Asian entrepreneurs can rebuild the vitality of businesses and institutions to sustain national life-forces and economic growth. How to spur this renaissance of entrepreneurs and innovators? And how to create an environment that makes entrepreneurship inclusive, maximizing its benefits to society?

Time: 11.00-12.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G2, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Rajeev Singh, Director General, Indian Chamber of Commerce, India

Participant:

– David Chang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Flambo, Taiwan

– Eddie Chau, Co-founder and Chairman, V-Key, Singapore

– Joses Lo-Chang Hsiung, Founder, Winnoz Technology, Taiwan

– Hironori Ishizaki, Representative of Japan Branch, Rebright Partners, Singapore

– Emil Kaburuan, Founder, Indonesian Digital Entertainment Arts and Sciences, Indonesia

– Sean Kwon, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Paw Paw Games, Korea


Advancing Asian Regional Integration

Content: Many of the region’s nations are inter-connecting their road, rail infrastructures to boost prosperity within the Asian Economic Community Blueprint. Will these changes overcome historical antipathies and distrust? Could a Schengen-like free movement of goods, capital, services and people follow? What are the critical factors?

Time: 11.00-12.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G3, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Manish Maheshwari, Chief Executive Officer, Network18 Digital, India

Participant:

– Yukiko Ito, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Zest Inc., Japan

– Stanley Loh, Chief Executive Officer, World Capactity Builders, Canada

– Phil O’Reilly, Managing Partner, Iron Duke Partners, New Zealand

– Torkel Patterson, Member of the Board, Central Japan Railway Company, Japan

– Hlaing Win, Managing Director, Summit Strategic, Myanmar

– Su-Ming Wong, Chief Executive Officer, Champ Ventures, Australia


Moving To Venture Capital, Corporate Investments And Crowdfunding

Content: Across Asia venture capitalists are developing a foothold as governments open up their banking sectors. How to ensure that innovative firms have easier access to finance at an early stage of development?

Time: 11.00-12.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G4, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Eddie Thai, Partner, 500 Startups, Vietnam

Participant:

– S.Arun, Chief Operating Officer, UL Cyber Park, India

– C. Jeffrey Char, Co-Founder and Chairman, TRENDE, Japan

– Martin Haemmig, Visiting Professor, Renmin University, China

– Hiroaki Kuwajima, Managing Director, Conductive Ventures, Japan

– Dirk van Quaquebeke, Managing Partner, BEENEXT, Singapore

– Vaibhav Singh, Chief Executive Officer, myCOL – Circle of Life Healthcare, India

– Virginia Tan, Founding Partner, Teja Ventures, China


Anchoring Local Brands Within Global Commerce

Content: A brand promises more than just a quality local product – it expresses homeliness. What defines a strong brand? How do brands carry their image across national and cultural boundaries? What Asian brands are trending? Why, and how?

Time: 11.00-12.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G5, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Rachel Catanach, President Greater China, FleishmanHillard, Hong Kong SAR

Participant:

– Richard Anthony, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Sewu Segar Primatama, Indonesia

– Bernardo Correa de Barros, Member of the Board, Cascais Dinamica, Portugal

– Jay Bernabe, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mindfuse, The Philippines

– Harrace Lau, Co-founder, 28Mall.com, Hong Kong SAR

– Junie del Mundo, Chief Executive, EON The Stakeholder Relations Group, The Philippines

– Rakesh Murali, Co-founder, Stratonik, India

– Sinartus Sosrodjojo, Chief Executive Officer, Gilkor, Indonesia

– Kazuma Yamauchi, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, KZM & Company Limited, Japan


Re-Developing The Agro-Business

Content: As populations continue to increase and concentrate in cities new opportunities across Asia are opened up for changes in the agro-businesses. It is vital to enhance the food chains to reduce wastage and at point-of-sale to support ecological vending. What forms of regulation are needed to allow large-scale farming ie massive digitised machines instead of homesteads? What of the displaced labour?

Time: 11.00-12.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G6, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Henry Shterenberg, Chief Executive Officer, Global Transformation Platform, Ukraine

Participant:

– Duong Van Chin, Chairman of Dinh Thanh Agricultural Research Center, Loc Troi Group, Vietnam

– Keiji Hasegawa, Chairman, TomTam Co, Vietnam

– Tomoko Hoshino, Founder and President, Choco-Revo International Japan

– Li Zi, Co-founder, i-village, China

– Susheel Kumar Saraff, Founder and Chairman, Saraff Group of Companies, Thailand


Investment Opportunities In Binh Duong

Content: Representatives of Binh Duong Province the corporate sectors will present investment opportunities in the area of smart city development, manufacturing, infrastructure and ITC.

Time: 11.00-12.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G7, Binh Duong Convention Center.


Networking Lunch

Time: 12.30-14.00 – 26 November 2018

Location: Foyer, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Networking Lunch Sharing ideas and B2B insights in an informal setting.


Plenary: ASEAN And The New Asian Regional Groups

Content: ASEAN has been a calming influence for 50+ years; new groups are emerging – with a stronger business orientation. What are the broad consequences of these developments? What might this mean for Asia, Europe and global business?

Time: 14.00-15.00 – 26 November 2018

Location: Auditorium, Binh Duong Convention Center.

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

Participant:

– Thet Thet Khine, Member of Parliament, Myanmar

– Huynh Quang Hai, Group Executive Director, VSIP Group, Vietnam

– Prinn Panitchpakdi, Governor, Stock Exchange of Thailand, Thailand

– Bryan Yang, Chief Executive Officer, Inspiration Inc., China

– Tan Yinglan, Founding Managing Partner, Insignia Ventures Partners, Singapore


Development Of Inclusive Banking Services Across Asia

Content: How is Asia managing its mix of religious and secular attitudes to banking in the age of FinTech? What are the propositions Asian banking systems bring to its massive population with its diverse beliefs? Will its model be exportable to the global system?

Time: 15.00-16.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G1, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Tom Ludescher, Chairman, SwissCham Singapore, Singapore

Participant:

– Kimball Andrews, Founder, Nova Finance Group, Australia

– Than Aung, Chief Executive Officer, MaximaxSolution, Myanmar

– Yat Chan, Director, RootAnt, China

– Adrian Chng, Chief Executive Officer GoBear, Singapore

– Rishi Mehra, Chief Executive Officer, Wishfin, India

– Mikko Perez, Chief Executive Officer, Ayannah, The Philippines

– Alexey Sidorov, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Silkway Ventures, Singapore

– Ko-Yang Wang, Founder and Chairman, Fusions360, Taiwan


Enhancing Critical Education

Content: New education perspectives should support critical thinking and pride in local and national identity even while encouraging regional integration. What needs to be done to reorient Asia’s educational institutions towards greater innovation? And how can diversity pinch-points be eased to support stronger understanding of Maths, Science and Technology?

Time: 15.00-16.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G2, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Arnoud De Meyer, President, Singapore Management University, Singapore

Participant:

– Marie A. Balangue, Founder & Executive Director, S.E.E.D.S Inc, The Philippines

– Hien Thu Dao, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Golden Path Academics, Vietnam

– Lim Ee Ling, Chief Executive Officer, Smarter Me, Singapore

– Cameron Sabo, Founder, Thalun International School, Myanmar

– Ajit Shah, Managing Director, Lotus Holdings, Nepal

– Atul Temurnikar, Executive Chairman, Global Schools Foundation, Singapore

– Janine Teo, Chief Executive Officer, Solve Education!, Singapore

– Balaji V., Founder, Grade1to6.com, India

– Irene R. de Villa, College Dean, University of Batangas, The Philippines

– Jim Yuan, Co-founder, Joyview Education, China


Reducing Asia’s Gender Gap

Content: Globally the gender gap is closing but not in Asia: and large gender gaps imply slow economic growth. What can be done to promote greater female participation? What strategies may boost women in business, government and civil society to tap Asia’s female talent?

Time: 15.00-16.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G3, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Roslina Chai, Co-founder, Gnowbe, Singapore

Participant:

– Shriya Damani, Co-founder, Skyquest Technology Group, India

– Anna Vanessa Haotanto, Chief Executive Officer, The New Savvy, Singapore

– Elisa S.Nuada, Chairperson, Clarose Multi Purpose Cooperative, The Philippines

– Pham Thi My Le, Chairwomen, Le & Associates, Vietnam

– John Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Meritz Asset Management, Korea

– Haruka Sakamoto, Senior Researcher, University of Tokyo, Japan

– Rekha Sethi, Director General, All India Management Association, India

– Rose Swe, Co-founder, Mango Group, Myanmar


Growth Of Family Businesses Across Asia

Content: Big family run businesses will double by 2025 and most will be in South-East Asia. What are the enduring characteristics of these family firms? How does a talented entrepreneur nurture heirs? What is needed to maintain the firm’s vigour while absorbing disruptive technologies?

Time: 15.00-16.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G4, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Philip Bowring, International Columnist, Hong Kong SAR

Participant:

– Sang Yeon Hwang, Co-Founder, Heartisans, Hong Kong SAR

– Phong Nguyen, Chairman, OPV Pharmaceutical, Vietnam

– Tristram Norriss, Chairman, Timoran Capital, Hong Kong SAR

– Huong Wolf, Founder, Quillingcard, USA


Deep Learning: A New Framework For Asian Business

Content: Deep Learning (the combination of AI and machine learning) is reducing human intervention across many industrial, commercial, scientific and service sectors. How can we judge the results of these systems? And how can deep learning frameworks give Asian firms a starting advantage?

Time: 15.00-16.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G5, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Jayesh Parekh, Managing Partner, Jungle Ventures, Singapore

Participant:

– Parag Amin, Managing Partner, Radiqual, USA

– Dao Thu Phuong, Chief Operating Officer, CocCoc, Vietnam

– Erick Hadi, Chief Executive Officer, Electronic Science Indonesia, Indonesia

– Shin Ito, Chief Executive Officer, iKoyoo Inc., Japan

– Masayoshi Mitsui, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, CollaboGate, Japan

– Nguyen Hai Trieu, Chief Executive Officer, YouNet Media, Vietnam

– Yoshiki Sasaki, Chief Executive Officer, Japan Strategic Capital, Japan

– Michael Wu, Founder and Managing Partner, Viridisio, Taiwan


The 4th Industrial Revolution: Envisioning The Next Dimension

Content: With newly emerging technological, regulatory and economic realities, Asia’s manufacturing systems are transforming with AI and incorporating the IoT. 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: 15.00-16.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G6, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Clas Neumann, Senior Vice President, SAP, Germany

Participant:

– Chris Gutierrez, Founder, Stashtech Corp, The Philippines

– Pina Hirano, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Asteria, Singapore

– Rio Kakui, Chief Executive Officer, e-LogiT, Japan

– Joses Lo-Chang Hsiung, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Winnoz Technology, Taiwan

– Mark Mueller-Eberstein, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Adgetec Corporation, USA

– Ashokraj Vadivelu, Chief Executive Officer, Intelizest, Singapore


Investment Opportunities In Binh Duong

Content: Representatives of Binh Duong Province the corporate sectors will present investment opportunities in the area of smart city development, manufacturing, infrastructure and ITC.

Time: 15.00-16.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G7, Binh Duong Convention Center.


Contact Break

Time: 16.30-17.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Binh Duong Convention Center.


Technology As Disruptor And Aggregator

Content: A diverse range of breakthrough technologies could soon be playing a role in tackling Asia’s most pressing challenges. How can business leaders leverage technology to achieve shared goals? And what models of public and corporate collaborations are needed to allow innovation to build a shared future?

Time: 17.00-18.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G1, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Worsak Kanok-Nukulchai, President, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

Participant:

– Yusuf Adnan, Chief Executive Officer, BIOS, Indonesia

– Prasoon Agrawal, Co-founder, FirstRide Internet, Singapore

– Ivan Goh, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Avnos, Singapore

– Stacy Kenworthy, Chief Executive Officer, HellaStorm, USA

– Basilio D. Jun Lasco, Jr., Founder, TopConnection.Asia Inc., The Philippines

– Debbie Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Tech Storm, Singapore

– Marie Tatibouet, Chief Marketing Officer, Gate Technology, China


Taking A Refined Focus On Growth

Content: Discussions about growth often overlook fine detail. Which development sectors are most important in Asia – agriculture, education, health, manufacturing or the service industries? What are the focal points that will raise Asian well-being?

Time: 17.00-18.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G2, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Shefali Rekhi, Editor, Asia News Network and The Straits Times Asia Report, Singapore

Participant:

– David Armitage, Chairman, Velocity Group, Hong Kong

– Kenneth M Atkinson, Executive Chairman, Grant Thornton Vietnam, Vietnam

– Dilip Cherian, Co-Founder, Perfect Relations, India

– Norishige Hayakawa, Chief Executive Officer, Hagaminomori Design, Japan

– Motoya Kitamura, Managing Partner, AB Value Capital, Japan

– Kyaw Thu Htet, Chief Executive Officer, Myanmar Innovative Life Sciences, Myanmar


Nurturing Asian Tourism Infrastructure

Content: New integrated transportation systems are being built to facilitate tourism: it’s one of the globe’s new middle-class growth industries. What new models can integrate related industries? How shall multi-centre and multi-country tourism be promoted which also protect fragile eco-systems?

Time: 17.00-18.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G3, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Lawrence Pratchett, Pro Vice-Chancellor, University of Canberra, Australia

Participant:

– Diana Chou, Founder and Chairman, L’VOYAGE, Hong Kong SAR

– Harold Goakey, Managing Director, Tula Resorts, USA

– Genri Goto, Chief Executive Officer, Kotozna Inc, Japan

– Sophie Methler, Co-founder, MAD Travel, The Philippines

– Sailesh Purswani, President, Thai Martin Group, Thailand

– Glecy Riomalos, Co-founder, Pentacommerce Enterprise, The Philippines

– Kei Shibata, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Venture Republic Global, Japan


Reappraising Decision-Making Styles

Content: Globalisation draws together managers from different nations having diverse management styles which may trigger conflicts and errors. How easy is it to understand the other person’s fundamental mind-set of achievement, affiliation and power? What solutions may increase Asia’s enduring performance?

Time: 17.00-18.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G4, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Stan Fung, Managing Director, FarSight Ventures, USA

Participant:

– Abhishek Dodda, Member of the Supervisory Board, SmartRev Media, India

– Naoaki Mashita, Chief Executive Officer, V-cube, Japan

– Rosauro Angelo Rodriguez, Country Head of Security, Home Credit, The Philippines

– Ritsu Saito, Director, Sigmaxyz Inc., Japan

– Mikhail Treyvish, President, Omnigrade Universal Crowdsourcing Agency, Russia


Smart Cities – Driving Asian Cities Sustainable Growth

Content: Despite a huge wave of people moving to its cities in the last decade, Asia’s urbanization may only be just the beginning of huge social, economic and environmental transformations. How can smart cities with different designs drive sustainable growth?

Time: 17.00-18.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G5, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Takashi Kawabata, Chief Asia Economist, Uzabase/NewsPicks, Japan

Participant:

– Anil Bhaskaran, Managing Director, Idea Centre Architects, India

– Chawalit Chantararat, President, TEAM Consulting Engineering and Management PLC, Thailand

– Takeshi Izuka, President, President, Kirirom Institute of Technology, Cambodia

– Tim Kobe, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Eight Inc, Singapore

– Simon Lovegrove, Director, M Health Limited, United Kingdom

– Lu Ying, Chief Executive Officer, Lumon-Create, China

– Nitin Tripathi, Professor, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand


Envisioning New Business Models

Content: With Asia emerging as a dominant global force new business models need to be created embracing local cultures, but not rejecting global norms. Frome where will their architecture be drawn? Who will drive the change? How quickly can the business school alter their curricula?

Time: 17.00-18.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G6, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by John B. Kidd, Research Fellow, Aston Business School, United Kingdom

Participant:

– Johnson Khoo, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Wowwwz Ventures, Malaysia

– Karndee Leopairote, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, ICORA, Thailand

– Arthur Lo, Managing Director, Bluepeak Group, Singapore

– Richard Rekhy, Member of the Board, KPMG, UAE

– Ramon Jose Supersales, Chief Operating Officer, Synergestic Technologies, The Philippines

– Alexander Wan, Advisor to Chairman, Pacific Century Group, Hong Kong


Navigating In The Digital Tide With Multicultural Talents

Content: Disruptive tech startups in Asia grow and expand rapidly, but yet face tremendous amount of competitions regardless countries and boundaries. How to stay ahead from the competitors by applying different strategies in various Asian markets? And how to maintain and operate with multicultural talent team on the ground?

Time: 17.00-18.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Room G8, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Louis Li, Director & Co-Founder, EY Digital Capital Strategy, China

Participant:

– Leon Toh, Executive Director at Damson Capital, Singapore

– Wei Lian Low, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Polaris Ventures, Myanmar

– Patrick Ngan, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, QFPay International, Hong Kong

– Nicholas Eng, President, Global Corp Capital, Singapore

– Steven Bai, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Sencity, Australia

– Jarrod Luo, Director, Blockchain Industry Association, Singapore


Closing Plenary: Realizing The Asian Century

Content: Asian nations are developing new strategies and partnerships to lift equitable growth. How will ASEAN and its North and South Asian partner countries support regional unity and global development – to make the Asian century happen?

Time: 18.30-19.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: Auditorium, Binh Duong Convention Center.

Chaired by Ravi Velloor, Associate Editor, The Straits Times, Singapore

Participant:

– Anson Chan, Chairman, Bonds Group of Companies, Hong Kong SAR

– Johan Nyvene, CEO, Ho Chi Minh City Securities Corporation, Vietnam

– Mohan Das Pai, Chairman, Manipal Global Education, India

– Ken Shibusawa, Chief Executive Officer, Shibusawa and company, Japan

– Kelvin Teo, Chief Executive Officer, Sembcorp Development Ltd, Singapore


Walk To The Becamex Hotel

Time: 19.30 – 26 November 2018

Location: The Becamex Hotel is located opposite the Convention Center


Closing Dinner: Raising An Asian Vision

Content: Asian nations are characterised by their developmental stages. Vietnam shows how a nation can grow – its cooperative models are proposed to others to support the growth of an Asian vision. How to advance a shared vision of prosperity and piece?

Time: 19.30-22.00 – 26 November 2018

Location: Becamex Hotel

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

Participant:

– Tran Thanh Liem, Chairman, Binh Duong People’s Committee, Vietnam