BUSINESSWORLD-PAL
ASEAN REGIONAL FORUM PROGRAM

“Building Globally-Competitive Enterprises”
Thursday, November 24, 2016, Forbes Ballroom 2 & 3, Conrad Manila

Time Activity and Session
7:30 A.M. Registration and Networking Breakfast
8:45 A.M. National Anthem and Invocation
8:50 A.M. Welcome Remarks & Introduction to Keynote Speaker
MIGUEL G. BELMONTE
BusinessWorld President & CEO
9:00 A.M. Keynote Speech:
“BUILDING GLOBALLY-COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISES”
FERNANDO ZOBEL DE AYALA
Ayala Corporation President & COO
9:30 A.M. Session 1 :  “UNITY IN DIVERSITY: A POLITICAL-ECONOMIC OUTLOOK”

Speakers:
BENJAMIN DIOKNO
Department of Budget Management Secretary

HANS SICAT
Philippine Stock Exchange President /CEO

AEKAPOL CHONGVILAIVAN
Asian Development Bank Country Economist

SURAJ MORAJE
McKinsey & Company Inc. Managing Partner

Moderator: Arnold Tenorio, BusinessWorld Research Head

10:30A.M. Session 2 : “SOUTH CHINA SEA OR WEST PHILIPPINE SEA:
THE ECONOMIC OF COMPETING TERRITORIAL CLAIMS”Speakers:
BONJI OHARA
Tokyo Foundation Director for Policy Research

DR. THANH HAI DO
Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam Senior Fellow

VICTOR ANDRES “DINDO” MANHIT
Stratbase ADR Institute President

Moderator: Angelica Mangahas ADR Institute Deputy Executive Director for Research

 

11:30A.M. Lunch
1:00 P.M. Special Presentation:
“UNDERSTANDING THE PEOPLE OF ASEAN: HOW WE ARE SAME-SAME BUT DIFFERENT”STUART JAY RAJ
Book Author & Polyglot

1:30 P.M. Session 3: “GOING REGIONAL: EXPERIENCES OF TOP PHILIPPINE CORPORATIONS”

Speakers:
JAIME J. BAUTISTA
Phillippine Airlines President

JOSE MIÑANA
Jollibee Foods Corporation President

GLENN D. MANLAPAZ
Emperador Distillers, Inc. Regional Managing Director-Asia

Moderator: Roby Alampay, BusinessWorld Editor-in-Chief

2:30 P.M. Session 4: “INVESTING IN THE PHILIPPINES:
INSIGHTS FROM MULTINATIONAL COMPANIESSpeakers:
RAJIV DHAND
TELUS International Phils. Regional Vice President & General Manager for Operations

LAURENCE CUA
UBER Country Manager

HENRY SCHUMACHER
European Chamber of Commerce Senior Adviser

JERICHO P. GO
Megaworld Senior Vice-President

ALEXANDER B. CABRERA
PwC Philippines Chairman & Senior Partner

Moderator: Cathy Garcia, BusinessWorld Associate Editor

3:45 P.M. PM Snacks
4:00P.M. Session 5 : “DISRUPTION:UNDERSTANDING THE MILLENNIAL BEHAVIOR ACROSS ASEAN”

Speakers:
JOS ORTEGA
Havas Media Ortega President & CEO

LITO VILLANUEVA
FINTQ President & CEO

CHRISTEL QUEK
Vice-President, Asia Pacific, Brandwatch

Moderator: Krista Angela Montealegre, BusinessWorld National Correspondent

5:00P.M. Closing Remarks
ROBY ALAMPAY
BusinessWorld Editor-in-Chief
5:30P.M. TOP 1000 CORPORATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES LAUNCH

Awarding of  Top 1000 Corporations’ Most Loyal Advertisers

Awarding of Top 5 Philippine Corporations

COCKTAILS & NETWORKING
(Taft Ballroom)

 

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