Speakers


Opening Ceremony

BRUCE WINTON
President, American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines
JOHN D. FORBES
Senior Adviser, The American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines
GEORGE BARCELON
President, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc.
GUILLERMO LUZ
Private Sector Co-Chair, National Competitiveness Council


Keynote Speaker

HON. ERNESTO PERNIA, PHD
Secretary and Director General, National Economic Development Council


Panel 1: MUSCLING THE ECONOMY: Filling the Infrastructure Gap

HON. BENJAMIN DIOKNO
Secretary, Department of Budget and Management (DBM)
JOSE MARIA LIM
President and Chief Executive Officer, Metro Pacific Investments Corporation
DENIS VILLORENTE
Undersecretary for Development and Innovation, Department of Information Communications Technology (DICT)
MICHAEL RAEUBER
CEO, Royal Cargo


Panel 2: PHILIPPINE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: Manufacturing, Logistics, and Mining

GUENTER TAUS
President, European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines
ATTY. ANTHONY ABAD
President and CEO, T/A Trade Advisory Group, Inc.
RAFAELITA ALDABA
Assistant Secretary for Industry Development and Trade Policy Group, DTI


Panel 3: GAME CHANGERS: Agribusiness, Creative Industries, and Tourism

HIROSHI SHIRAISHI
President, Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Philippines, Inc.
QUINTIN PASTRANA
Entrepreneur, Corporate Executive, and Communications Professional
PHILIP SOLIVEN
President, Cargill
HENRY SCHUMACHER
Industry Expert
BENITO BENGZON, JR.
Undersecretary for Tourism Development Planning, Department of Tourism


Panel 4: DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES: Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Drones, Robots, Etc.

HOIK LEE
President, Korean Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines
SURAJ MORAJE
Managing Partner, McKinsey & Company
DAVID HALL
Chief of Party, USAID Science, Technology, research and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) Project


Panel 5: PHILIPPINE WORKFORCE 2030: Human Capital Challenges and Solutions

ROSEMARIE EDILLON
Undersecretary for National Development Policy and Planning, National Economic and Development Authority
ROBY ALAMPAY
Editor-in-Chief, BusinessWorld


Closing Remarks

JULIAN PAYNE
President, Canadian Chamber of Commerce