Arangkada Philippines Forum Program of Activities

January 18, 2012 at 13:12


As of January 16, 2012

All speakers, moderators, and panelists have confirmed unless otherwise stated.

7:30 – 8:25 Registration
8:25 – 8:30 Philippine National Anthem
8:30 – 8:35 Welcoming Remarks
  John Casey
  President, Australian-New Zealand Chamber
  of Commerce
  President and CEO, Blue Cross Insurance, Inc.
8:35 – 8:40 Message from USAID: Mapping New
  Directions for Inclusive Growth
  Gloria Steele
  Mission Director, USAID
8:40 – 8:55 Opening Remarks: The Role of Foreign
  Investment in Philippine Economic
  Sec. Gregory Domingo
  Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry
8:55 – 9:05 Purpose of Forum and Arangkada
  John D. Forbes
  Senior Adviser, American Chamber of
9:05 – 9:35 Part 1: Growing Too Slow – Key Reforms
  Needed to Grow Twice as Fast
  Former Sec. Roberto F. de Ocampo
  Co-Vice Chairman, Makati Business Club
9:35 – 10:05 Part 2: Becoming More Competitive –
  Moving into the Top Quartile
  Guillermo Luz
  Private Sector Co-Chairman, National
  Competitiveness Council
10:05 – 10:10 Introduction of Panel 1
  Hubert d’Aboville
  President, European Chamber of Commerce
  President and CEO, PAMATEC
10:10 – 10:45 Part 3: Seven Big Winner Sectors: Panel 1
  David Celdran
  Senior Anchor-Reporter, ABS-CBN News
  Philip Soliven
  Country Representative, Cargill Philippines,

  Business Process Outsourcing
  Alfredo Ayala
  Chairman, Business Processing Association of the
  Creative Industries
  Henry Schumacher
  Vice President for External Affairs, European
  Chamber of Commerce
  Michael Raeuber
  President, Royal Cargo Combined Logistics
  Norberto Viera
  Chairman, Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in
  the Philippines, Inc.
  John Ridsdel
  Senior Vice President and COO, TVI Resource
  Development Inc.
  Tourism, Medical Travel, and Retirement
  Aileen Clemente
  President, Philippine Travel Agencies Association
10:45 – 10:50 Questions and Answers
11:30 – 11:35 Introduction of Panel 2
  Nobuya Ichiki
  President, Japanese Chamber of Commerce
  General Manager, Mitsubishi Corporation
10:55 – 11:25 Part 3: Seven Big Winner Sectors:Infrastructure
  Panel 2
  Maria Ressa
  Author, Correspondent, and Media Executive
  Avelino Zapanta
  President and CEO, South East Asian Airlines, Inc.
  Meneleo Carlos
  Co-Chairman, NCC Working Group on Infrastructure

  Daniel Chalmers
  Chairman, AmCham Energy and Mining Committee
  Roads and Rail
  Rene Santiago
  Managing Director, Bellwether Advisory Inc.
  Enrico Basilio
  President, REID Foundation
  Donald Felbaum
  Co-chairman, AmCham ICT Committee
  Managing Director, OPTEL
  Ray Cunningham
  First Vice President, Aboitiz Power
11:25 – 11:30 Questions and Answers
11:30 – 11:35 Introduction of Panel 3
  Edward Chang
  President, Korean Chamber of Commerce
  President and CEO, Asia Pacific Express Corporation
11:35 – 12:25 Part 4: General Business Environment Panel
  Coco Alcuaz
  Business News Head, ABS-CBN News Channel
  Business Costs
  Donald Dee
  Chairman Emeritus, Philippine Chamber of
  Commerce and Industry
  Environment and Natural Disasters
  Speaker to be identified
  Vincent Lazatin
  Executive Director, Transparency and
  Accountability Network
  Atty. Jose Midas Marquez
  Court Administrator, Supreme Court

  Edgardo Lacson
  President, Employers Confederation of the
  Macroeconomic Policy
  Romeo Bernardo
  President, Lazaro Bernardo Tiu and Associates
  Philippine Partner, GlobalSource
  Rommel Banlaoi
  Executive Director, Philippine Institute for Peace,
  Violence and Terrorism Research, Inc.
  Social Services
  Dr. Kenneth Hartigan-Go
  Executive Director, AIM Center for Development
12:25 – 12:30 Questions and Answers
12:30 – 2:00 Lunch and Keynote Speech
1:00 – 1:05 Introduction of Keynote Speaker
  Rhicke Jennings
  President, American Chamber of Commerce
  Managing Director, FedEx Express Indonesia and
1:05 – 1:30 Keynote Speech
  H.E. President Benigno Aquino III
  President, Republic of the Philippines
1:30 – 1:50 Open Forum (Tentative)
1:50 – 2:00 Closing Remarks
  Julian Payne
  President, Canadian Chamber of Commerce
  Managing Director, SEAREP Limited
2:00 – 2:30 JFC Press Conference

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