MANILA, Philippines – The Asian Institute of Management (AIM) and the AIM Alumni Association is organizing the 2nd Asian Business Conference from Thursday to Friday, June 26 and 27 at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel and the AIM campus, both in Makati City.
With the theme “2015 Approaching: Priming for ASEAN Integration,” the conference will explore the key drivers and challenges in the lead-up to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, which envisions members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) forming a single market and production base.
The 2-day conference will explore various facets and implications of AEC through several track sessions: Harnessing Banking and Financial Markets; Realizing ASEAN’s Full Human Capital Potential; Strengthening Connectivity; Strengthening Leadership and Governance; and Building a Resilient ASEAN Economic Community.
Among the featured guest speakers are: Dato Timothy Ong, Chairman and Founder of Asia Inc. Forum; Mr. Serge Pun, Executive Chairman of Yoma Strategic Holdings; Diosdado Banatao, Founder and Managing Partner of Tallwood Venture Capital; Paulinus Kuncinas, Regional Editor, Asia, Oxford Business Group; Rodolfo Severino, Head of ASEAN Studies Centre, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies; Bob Hekkelman, CEO of JWT Southeast Asia; Iwan Azis, Head of the Office Regional Economic Integration, Asian Development Bank; and Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Chairman and CEO of Ayala Corporation.
Business leaders, entrepreneurs, public servants, the academe, and members of civil society are encouraged to register and contribute to the discussions in the conference.
Early bird registration (register on or before April 30 2014) is P8,500 or US$215. Regular registration (from May 1 to 31 2014) is P10,000 or US$250. Discounts apply to AIM alumni and group registrations (four or more representatives from the same organization).
Interested participants may register online or contact the Conference Secretariat at (632) 465 1847. – Rappler.com