Programme for Regional Outlook Forum 2018

(as of 4 October 2017)
  • Registration

  • Welcoming Remarks

    Mr Tan Chin Tiong
    Director, ISEAS–Yusof Ishak Institute

  • SESSION 1:
    US-CHINA RELATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR SOUTHEAST ASIA

    Moderator:
    Ambassador Ong Keng Yong
    Executive Deputy Chairman
    S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
    Nanyang Technological University

    Speakers:
    Dr Michael J. Green
    Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair
    Center for Strategic and International Studies
    The US Perspective

    Professor Jin Canrong
    Associate Dean, School of International Studies
    Renmin University of China
    The Chinese Perspective

  • Coffee

  • SESSION 2:
    ECONOMIC TRENDS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE REGION

    Moderator:
    Professor Euston Quah
    Head, Division of Economics
    Nanyang Technological University
    President, Economic Society of Singapore

    Speakers:
    Associate Professor Razeen Sally
    Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
    National University of Singapore
    Global Economic Trends and Impact on the Asia-Pacific

    Mr Manu Bhaskaran
    Partner, Centennial Group International
    Founding CEO, Centennial Asia Advisors, Singapore
    Economic Outlook for Southeast Asian Countries

  • SESSION 3:
    COUNTERING ISIS: THE MARAWI AFTERMATH

    Moderator:
    Associate Professor Kumar Ramakrishna
    Head of Policy Studies
    Coordinator of National Security Studies Programme
    S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
    Nanyang Technological University

    Speakers:
    Ms Amina Rasul-Bernardo
    President
    Philippine Center for Islam and Democracy
    Impact of Marawi on Society in Southern Philippines

    Ms Sidney Jones
    Director
    Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict
    Implications of Marawi for Southeast Asia

  • Lunch

  • SESSION 4:
    OUTLOOK FOR INDONESIA AND THE PHILIPPINES

    Moderator:
    Dr Malcolm Cook
    Senior Fellow
    ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

    Speakers:
    Mr Meidyatama Suryodiningrat
    President Director
    Antara News Indonesia
    Political Dynamics in Indonesia: Lead-up to the 2019 Elections

    Professor Julio C Teehankee
    Department of International Studies
    De La Salle University
    Philippine Politics and Security in the Age of Duterte

  • SESSION 5:
    OUTLOOK FOR MYANMAR AND THAILAND

    Moderator:
    Professor Joseph Chinyong Liow
    Dean
    S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
    Nanyang Technological University

    Speakers:
    Dr Thant Myint-U
    Founding Partner
    Ava Advisory Group, Myanmar
    Myanmar: The Peace Process and Civil-Military Relations

    Dr Wong Yit Fan
    Co-Founder
    Emerging Markets Entrepreneurs-Myanmar
    Economic Performance and Challenges in Myanmar

    Associate Professor Thitinan Pongsudhirak
    Director
    Institute of Security and International Studies
    Chulalongkorn University
    Thailand’s New Politics: Military, Monarchy, Democracy

  • Tea

  • SESSION 6:
    60 YEARS OF MERDEKA: QUO VADIS, MALAYSIA?

    Moderator:
    Dr Francis E Hutchinson
    Senior Fellow
    ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

    Speakers:
    Dato’ Seri Kalimullah Hassan
    Chairman
    ECM Libra Financial Group Berhad
    Politics, Race and Religion: Malaysia’s Cross to Bear

    Datuk Seri Azman Ujang
    Chairman
    Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama)
    Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysia 54 Years Later

  • Closing Remarks

    Dr Terence Chong
    Deputy Director, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

  • End of Conference

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