INDO-PACIFIC DIALOGUE

REGIONAL ECONOMIC TRENDS, DIGITAL TRADE & FINANCING INFRASTRUCTURE

Indo-Pacific Dialogue – Vietnam 2018

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Conference Date

Friday, December 07th, 2018

Conference Venue

Park Hyatt Saigon
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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08.00 am – 9.00 am
Registration & Networking
09.00 am – 9.30 am

Opening Statement by Indo-Pacific Dialogue Convener: Dinesh Ahluwalia


Keynote Address by Hon. Chairman, Indo-Pacific Dialogue & Distinguished Guest of Honor:

Ambassador Daniel J. Kritenbrink
U.S. Ambassador to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
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Keynote Address by Distinguished Guest of Honor:
H.E. Pham Quang Vinh
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
Previous Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States
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09.30 am – 11.00 am
Indo-Pacific Dialogue

Introduction to the Indo-Pacific Dialogue, Distinguished Guests & Discussion Panel by Consul General Mary Tarnowka, U.S. Consulate, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Indo-Pacific Dialogue – Keynote Addresses:

Ian Steff
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing
Performing the non-exclusive functions and duties of the
Assistant Secretary for Global Markets and Director General
of the United States and Foreign Commercial Service

Ambassador Parvathaneni Harish
Ambassador of India to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Dr. Vu Tien Loc
Chairman and President
Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)
Vice Chairman National Council on Sustainable Development Competitiveness Enhancement
ABAC Co- Chair 2018


Indo-Pacific Dialogue – Discussion Panel Participants:

Robert Gabor
Economic Counselor
U.S. Embassy, Hanoi

H.E. Pham Quang Vinh
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
Previous Vietnamese Ambassador to the United States

Barbara Weisel
Managing Director
Rock Creek Global Advisors

Panel Discussion in conversations with:

Lien Hoang
Reporter, Bloomberg Law

11.00 am – 11.30 am
Networking Break
11.30 am – 12.30 pm
Regional Economic Trends

Introduction to the Subject, Distinguished Guests & Discussion Panel by TBD

Keynote Addresses:

Regional Economic Trends – Trade & Investment impacts regionally

Andrew R. Tilton
Chief Asia Pacific Economist
Goldman Sachs

Spotlight on ASEAN Credit Trends and the outlook for Vietnam

Marie Diron
Managing Director, Sovereign Risk Group, Asia Pacific
Moody’s Investors Service

Discussion Panel in conversations with:

Ted Osius
Ambassador (Ret.)

12.30 pm – 01.30 pm
Luncheon Buffet and Networking
01.30 pm – 02.30 pm
Digital Trade

Introduction to the Subject, Distinguished Guests & Discussion Panel by TBD


Indo-Pacific Dialogue – Digital Trade – Discussion Panel Participants:

VU, Minh Tri
Vice President, Cloud Services, VNG

Nguyen Manh Tuong
Executive Vice Chairman and President
M Service JSC – MoMo Ewallet

Tran Ngoc Thai Son
Customer Experience Officer
Tiki.vn

Panel Discussion in conversations with:

Henry B. Nguyen
Managing General Partner, IDG Ventures Vietnam

02.30 pm – 03.00 pm
Networking Break
03.00 pm – 4.00pm
Financing Infrastructure

Introduction to Subject, Distinguished Guests & Discussion Panel by Dr. Huynh The Du, Lecturer in Public Policy, Fulbright School of Public Policy, Fulbright University Vietnam


Indo-Pacific Dialogue – Financing Infrastructure – Discussion Panel Participants:

Kyle Kelhofer
Country Manager IFC, Vietnam

David Lewis
Founder and Chairman
Energy Capital Vietnam

Ambassador Dr. Nguyen Hoang Long
Director General
Department of Foreign Affairs for Provinces
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Panel Discussion in conversations with:

John Rockhold
Executive Director
American Chamber of Commerce Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

4.00 pm
Closing Remarks & Conference Conclusion

Disclaimer: Subject to changes, modifications & travel schedule considerations, contingencies et. al.

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