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TiE Asia Pacific Conference 2010

  1. 1. “ASEAN and India : Going Global” Introduction Growth in ASEAN and India is poised to outstrip most other economies and therefore set to play a more important role as centers of international commerce and trade. The recent landmark trade and investment agreements between ASEAN – India (FTA*) and Malaysia – India (CECA*, CMCA*) have unleashed unpreedented new business opportunities for entrepreneurs everywhere. Objectives * To foster entrepreneurship between ASEAN & India though the TiE Global Network. * To leverage Malaysia as a gateway between ASEAN and India. * To enlighten corporations and entrepreneurs in ASEAN and India of new business opportunities that are emerging as a result of the new trade and investment agreements Highlights * Keynote address by YAB Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Abdul Razak, Honourable Prime Minister of Malaysia * Keynote speakers from Government and Industry * Interactive panel sessions with domain experts * Post conference - Malaysian Hospitality * Business matching sessions *FTA – Free Trade Agreement, *CECA – Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement *CMCA – Capital Market Collaborative Agreement between Securities Commission, Malaysia and Securities and Exchange Board of India Contact Details Parabvir Singh Sarmukh PROJECT SECRETARIAT (MYEVENTS INTERNATIONAL) Executive Director Lot 3.03, Level 3, Bangunan KWSP, TiE MALAYSIA CHAPTER Changkat Raja Chulan, 13A-11, Block B, Phileo Damansara 2, Off Jln Raja Chulan, Jalan 16/11, 64350 Petaling Jaya, 50200 Kuala Lumpur. Selangor Darul Ehsan, MALAYSIA. Tel : +603 2035 5777 Tel : +603 7956 4818 Fax : +603 2035 5797 Fax : +603 7665 3054 Email : parab@tiemalaysia.org : sanjoy@buzznetlabs.com www.tiemalaysia.org
  2. 2. Thursday, 18th November 2010 8.00am – 9.00am Registration 9.00am – 9.15am Welcome Address by Conference Chairman 9.15am – 11.00am Panel Session I: The Implications & Impact of Trade Agreements The economic slowdown following the Global Economic Crisis saw very strong cooperation between the G-20 countries. Now that countries have moved passed the crisis and the economies are on the mend, national interests seem to make Governments act in their countries’ self interests. The panel will explore the following agreements; CECA (Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement, between India & Malaysia) and the ASEAN-FTA. Panelists: 1. Suparna Pandhi, Senior Director, Confederation of Indian Industry 2. To Be Identi ed, ASEAN Secretariat 3. To Be Indenti ed, The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry 4. Hernaikh Singh, CEO, Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry Moderator: Tan Sri Ajit Singh, First Secretary General of ASEAN 11.00am – 11.30am Co ee Break 11.30am – 11.45am Opening Address by Dato‘ Kuna Sittampalam President, TiE Malaysia 11.45am – 12.15pm Special Keynote Address by YAB Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak Prime Minister, Malaysia 12.15pm – 1.15pm Address by Dr Gerard Lyons Chief Economist & Global Head of Group Research, Standard Chartered Bank 1.15pm – 2.30pm Lunch Break 2.30pm – 3.00pm Address by Dr Rafaelita Mercado Aldaba: The Growth Rebalancing Model in ASEAN Research Fellow, Philippine Institute for Development Studies 3.00pm – 3.45pm Panel Session II: Trade Wars – Implications to India & ASEAN The panel will explore the prospect of Trade Wars and the implications to India and ASEAN. The entering of Trade Agreements is a way to ensure a negotiated position so as to reduce the potential of a Trade War. However given global trade imbalances and growing national pressures, the prospect of a Trade War between the larger global trading nations cannot be dismissed. Panelists: 1. Dr Gerad Lyons, Chief Economist & Global Head of Group Research, Standard Chartered Bank 2. Dr Rafaelita Mercado Aldaba, Research Fellow, Philippine Institute for Development Studies Moderator: TBA 3.45pm – 4.15pm Co ee Break 4.15pm – 4.45pm Address by Stuart L Dean Head South Asia, GE Corporation 4.45pm – 5.30pm Address by Dato’ Siew Kah Wei Group Managing Director, Nylex (Malaysia) Berhad 6.00pm – 7.30pm Cocktail Reception 7.30pm – 10.00pm Dinner – Malaysian Hawker Food
  3. 3. Friday, 19th November 2010 9.00am – 10.15am Panel Session III: Currency War – The Potential Impact on India & ASEAN The panel will explore the prospect of Currency Wars given the rising rhetoric around the pressures brought about by current account de cits. In 2010 we have seen dramatic currency movements in an environment where trade competitiveness in increasingly a function of currency values. Panelists: 1. Amar Gill, Head of Research, CLSA 2. Manu Bhaskaran, Asia Economist, Centennial Group 3. Sandeep Singh, Country Head & CEO Malaysia, Franklin Templeton 4. To Be Identi ed, Noble Group Moderator: Stuart L Shrimpton, Director, Intelligent Investments Limited 10.15am – 10.45am Co ee Break 10.45am – 11.30am Address by Dr Bhunt Gosh: Funding for Infrastructure Needs of India & ASEAN Vice Chairman, Fixed Income for Asia Paci c, Credit Suisse 11.30am – 12.00pm Keynote Address by H.E. Mr. Kamal Nath Minister of Road Transport & Highways, India 12.00pm – 12.45pm Minister Kamal Nath In conversation with Tan Sri Ajit Singh, First Secretary General of ASEAN 12.45pm – 1.00pm Minister Kamal Nath visit Booths 12.45pm – 2.45am Lunch & Prayer Break 2.45pm – 3.30pm Address by Nadeem Ashfaq: Oil & Gas Opportunities in India & ASEAN Regional Financial Controller, Halliburton 3.30pm – 4.15pm Address by Rajesh Nambiar GM & VP Global Delivery, IBM 4.15pm – 5.15pm Panel Session IV: Remittance Business The increasingly mobile workforce, with growing numbers of foreigners in each country has seen increased competition in the remittance business. The growth in the number of providers has alarmed some of the nancial regulators seeking to monitor cross-border currency movements. Panelists: 1. Govind Setlur, CEO, enStage Inc 2. Ajay Bhalla, Executive VP, Mastercard 3. Ravi Vamathevan, Director, Merchantrade Asia Sdn Bhd 4. Ganesh Bangah, President & CEO, MOL AccessPortal Berhad Moderator: Sanjay Bose, TiE Charter Member, Malaysia 5.15pm – 5.30pm Closing Address by Dato’ Kuna Sittampalam President, TiE Malaysia 7.30pm – 10.00pm Gala Dinner – Malaysian Hawker Food
  4. 4. REGISTRATION FEE CONFERENCE TiE MEMBERS FEE NON-TiE MEMBERS STUDENT FEE DELEGATE FEE LOCAL MYR 399 MYR 499 COMPLIMENTARY INTERNATIONAL USD 150 USD 200 COMPLIMENTARY *30% Early Bird Discount applies for registration before 18th October 2010. *1(one) complimentary pass for every 4(four) registration. Conference fee includes: a) Full pass to all conference sessions and social events c) Luncheon & refreshments on the 18-19 November 2010 b) All conference material d) Passes for welcome reception & Gala dinner * For Charter Members, this conference is Free. * Malaysia MSC companies: Please call TiE o ce (KL) to avail MDeC conference incentives REGISTRATION FORM TiE Asia Paci c Conference 2010, 18-19 November 2010, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre PLEASE REGISTER BY FAX OR ONLINE. Conference Fee Payment NO TELEPHONE REGISTRATION WILL BE ACCEPTED Payment of the conference registration fee can be made by one of Please register the following delegate(s) for the Conference: these methods: ( ) Bank transfer to: TiE Malaysia Chapter, RHB Bank 1. Name : _____________________________ Bank Account No: 26416000005439 Designation : _____________________________ Swift Code: RHBMYKL 2. Name : _____________________________ ( ) Bank Draft / Cheque: (Malaysian organizations only) Designation : _____________________________ Bank draft or Cheque made payable to: TiE Malaysia Chapter 3. Name : _____________________________ ( ) Local Order / Purchase Order: Designation : _____________________________ (For government agencies only) Amount to be Paid You must attach the order to the registration form. for the conference : ___________________________ ( ) Credit Card: Register ONLINE at www.tiemalaysia.org or FAX the TiE Asia Paci c Exhibition 2010 registration form with credit card information to the Project Secretariat at 03-2035 5799 We are interested to participate in the TiE APAC Exhibition 2010. We would like to con rm ( ) Shell Scheme Booth at RM 5,000 (USD 1,500) per booth. I authorize TiE Malaysia Chapter o ce to charge my: ( ) American Express ( ) VISA ( ) Mastercard Amount to be Paid for the Exhibition : _____________________________ C ard #: _______________________________________________ Approving Name as it appears on credit card: Manager's Signature: _____________________________ _______________________________________________ Name : _____________________________ Exp. Date: Amount: Designation : _____________________________ _______________________________________________ Company : _____________________________ Card holder's phone number: Address : _____________________________ _______________________________________________ _____________________________________________ Signature: _____________________________________________ _______________________________________________ Phone: _______________ Fax: __________________ Terms & Conditions of Business a) Registration by fax shall be deemed as con rmation E-mail : _________________________________________ b) The full fee and the registration form must be received by us not later than Con rmation: All conference registrants will receive a written 10 November 2010. con rmation via mail/e-mail c) Cancellation must be in writting and either through fax or mail d) Fifty percent (50%) of the registration fee will be refunded or charged for cancellations received before 10 November 2010 Enquiry & Registration e) Cancellations received after 10 November 2010 are non-refundable and will be charged a full fee. Contact : Mr. Athi Pillai Tel : 03-2035 5672 g) You may send a substitute if you are unable to attend. If a TiE member transfers his or hers registration to a non-member, the non-member must do one of two things: Pay the Fax : 03-2035 5799 di erence of the TiE member and non-member price at the time of transfer or become a Email : athip@myevents-intl.com TiE member at the time of transfer.