HIGHLIGHTS: ASEAN Prosperity For All Summit

HIGHLIGHTS: ASEAN Prosperity For All Summit
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MANILA, Philippines – The Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) Business Advisory Council mounted the ASEAN Prosperity For All Summit held on Friday, April 28 at the City of Dreams from 9 am to 6 pm.

Select heads and senior officials of government in the region, as well as various industry leaders, were present.

Here are the highlights of the summit:

7:30 AM – 8:50 AM  Registration
8: 50 AM – 09:00 AM ASEAN Anthem
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM 



Presidential Adviser for Entrepreneurship and Chairman, ASEAN Business Advisory Council (ASEAN BAC)

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM AVP presentation
9:30 AM- 10:00 AM

KEYNOTE:Dato Sri Najib Tun Razak

Prime Minister, Malaysia 

10:00 AM- 11:00 AM

SESSION 1: Creating an enabling environment in achieving prosperity for all

Driving growth through micro and small entrepreneurs in Trade, Services and Agriculture

MODERATOR: Cathy Yang, Anchor-Managing Editor, ANC


1. GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, Former President, Republic of the Philippines / Congresswoman, House of Representatives

2. BAM AQUINO, Senator, Senate of the Philippines

3. RAMON LOPEZ, Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry and 2017 AEM Chair (Philippines)

4. DR. WILLIAM DAR, President, InangLupa Movement/ Former Secretary, Department of Agriculture (Philippines)

5. RAMI SHARAF, Senior Vice-President, The Royal Group (Cambodia) 

11:00 AM- 11:05 AM PHOTO SESSION
11: 05 AM- 11:25 AM

KEYNOTE: Leni Robredo

Vice President, Republic of the Philippines

11:25 AM- 12: 25PM

SESSION 2: Where’s the market? Strengthening the one ASEAN market to access global markets

MODERATOR: Coco Alcuaz, Former Business News Head, ANC


1. MIGUEL ZUBIRI, Senator, Senate of the Philippines

2. ENRIQUE RAZON, Chairman and President, International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI)

3. GEORGE BARCELON, President, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industries/ ASEAN Business Advisory Council (Philippines)

4. DOUGLAS FOO, Founder and Chairman, Sakae Holdings Ltd / President, Singapore Manufacturing Federation/ ASEAN Business Advisory Council (Singapore)

5. USEC. NORA K. TERRADO, Undersecretary of the Trade and Investments Promotion Group, Department of Trade and Industry (Philippines) 

12:25 PM- 12:30 PM PHOTO SESSION
12:30 PM- 01:30 PM LUNCH
01:30 PM- 02:30 PM

SESSION 3: WHERE’S THE FUNDING? Opening up innovative and inclusive financing options for micro and small entrepreneurs



1. ALEX BUENAVENTURA, President, Landbank of the Philippines (Philippines)

2. DR. RAYMOND KWONG, CEO & Managing Director, Silverlake Axis Group (Malaysia)

3. DR. JAIME ARISTOTLE ALIP, Founder and Managing Director, Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD, Inc.) (Philippines)

4. JOJO FLORES, Co-founder, Plug and Play Tech Center (USA) 

02:30 PM- 02:40 PM PHOTO SESSION
02:40 PM- 03:40 PM

SESSION 4: HOW DO WE TRANSFORM? Establishing efficient business practices through disruptive technology and innovation.



1. FORTUNATO DELA PENA, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (Philippines)

2. INANC BALCI, CEO, Lazada Philippines

3. DR. ROBERT YAP, Executive Chairman, YCH Group/ Chair, ASEAN Business Advisory Council (Singapore) 

03:40 PM- 03:45 PM PHOTO SESSION
03:45 PM- 04:45 PM

SESSION 5: CALL TO ACTION: Initiating ASEAN Mentorship for Entrepreneurs Network (AMEN)

MODERATOR: RICO HIZON, Broadcast Journalist, BBC World News


1. PAN SORASAK, Minister of Commerce, Kingdom of Cambodia

2. TERESITA SY- COSON, Vice Chairperson, SM Investments Corporation (Philippines)/ ASEAN Business Advisory Council

3. TAN SRI DATO’ DR. MOHD MUNIR BIN ABDUL MAJID, Chairman, Bank Muamalat Berhad/ Chair, ASEAN Business Advisory Council (Malaysia)

4. MANNY V. PANGILINAN, Chairman, Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) 

04:45 PM- 04:50 PM PHOTO SESSION
04:50 PM – 05:30 PM

KEYNOTE: Prayut Chan-O-Cha, Prime Minister of Thailand


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