2016 APIBF Agenda

Friday, 30 May 2014 / Written by  John Doe / 2 comments

The 2016 APIBF was held in Shanghai, China on the 4th November 2016, with the theme of “PURSUING NEW OPPORTUNITIES: IRISH BUSINESS IN ASIA / 追寻新机遇:爱尔兰企业在亚洲"

The Agenda of the 2016 forum was as follows

 

ASIA PACIFIC IRELAND BUSINESS FORUM 2016 亚太-爱尔兰商业论坛 

 

PROGRAMME 

08.45 – 09.15 Registration & Networking Coffee 

09.15 – 09.30 OPENING SESSION: 

MC: Mr Clifford Coonan, Asian Correspondent, Irish Times 

OPENING REMARKS BY: 

Ms Therese Healy, Consul General of Ireland to Shanghai 

09.30 – 10.00 KEYNOTE SPEECH: UPPING IRELAND’S GAME IN ASIA: BUILDING LASTING POLITICAL, COMMERCIAL AND CULTURAL LINKS THROUGH MODERN DIPLOMACY – THE CHINA EXPERIENCE 

H. E. Mr Paul Kavanagh, Ambassador of Ireland to China 

 

10.00 – 10.30 EXPLOITING A NEW ERA IN CHINA FOR STRATEGIC SUCCESS 

Ms Joanne Wood, Chairman, Capital Eight 

 

10.30 – 10.45 HUAWEI - FROM THE INSIDE 

Mr David Harmon, Global Head of Corporate Relations, Huawei 

 

10.45 – 11.15 COFFEE BREAK 

 

11:15 – 12.15 PANEL DISCUSSION: UNIQUE BUSINESS ECOSYSTEMS: THE REALITIES OF DOING BUSINESS IN ASIA 

Moderator: Mr Paul Scales, President, Thai Irish Chamber of Commerce 

· Hong Kong Business Representative 

· Singapore Business Representative 

· TBC: Mr. Niall McCourt, RFI Research 

 

12.15 – 14.45 LUNCH 

MC Mr Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh, President Asian County Board, GAA ASIA PACIFIC IRELAND BUSINESS FORUM 2016 亚太-爱尔兰商业论坛  

 

PANEL DISCUSSION: SPORTING SUCCESS AND CHALLENGES 

Moderator: Mr Jerome Quinn, Broadcaster 

· Ms Cora Staunton, Mayo Ladies GAA Legend 

· Mr Nicholas Walsh, AFL Coach & ex Cavan GAA 

· Dr Bryan Cullen, Sports Coach & ex Dublin GAA 

· Mr Mick Galway, Ireland, Munster, Lions & Kerry GAA 

 

14.45 – 15.45 BREXIT: EXAMINING THE IMPLICATIONS FROM THE IRISH AND ASIAN PERSPECTIVES 

Dr Mary C. Murphy, Lecturer and Jean Monnet Professor in the Department of Government, University College Cork, Ireland 

 

15.45 – 16.00 CLOSING REMARKS 

Mr Denis Cleary, Managing Director, FEXCO DCC Services. 

 

16.00 – 19. 00 FREE TIME FOR NETWORKING & MEETINGS 

 

19.00 – 21.00 LAUNCH OF 21ST FEXCO ASIAN GAELIC GAMES 

 

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