2017 APIBF Agenda

Monday, 19 January 2015 / Written by  John Doe / Be the first to comment!

The 2017 APIBF was held in Bangkok, Thailand over the 16th to the 17th November 2017. The guest of Honour was Former Irish Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn.

The Agenda for the 2017 APIF was as follows

 

 ASIA PACIFIC IRELAND BUSINESS FORUM 2017 

“Growing Irish Business in Asia” 

Friday, 17 November 2017 

In Conjunction with the 

FEXCO 2017 ASIAN GAELIC GAMES 

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19, November 2017 

Bangkok, Thailand 

AGENDA 

Thursday, 16 November 2017 

10.00 am-5.00 pm Ambassador’s Cup Golf Competition - Thai Country Club 

6.00-8.00 pm Dinner and awards presentation 

Friday, 17 November 2017 

08.00-09.00 am Registration 

09.10-09.15 am Welcome speech 

  • Anne Hanniffy – MC 

 

09.15-09.35 am Opening remark 

  • H.E. Mr. Brendan Rogers - Ambassador of Ireland to Thailand and Myanmar 
  • Katrina Harding - VP of Sales, FEXCO Asia 

 

09.35-10.20 am Guest speaker 1 / comment, debate, Q&A 

“Current Status of Brexit and its likely impact on Ireland” 

  • Ruairi Quinn - Former Minister for Education and Finance, Republic of Ireland 

 

10.20-10.50 am Coffee break 

10.50-11.00 am APIBF Update 

  • Paul Scales - ITCC President 

 

11.00-11.45 am Guest speaker 2 / comment, debate, Q&A 

  • Ciaran Corkery - Chief Financial Officer, Kerry APMEA 

 

11.45-12.30 pm Guest speaker 3 / comment, debate, Q&A 

“The New Gold Rush: The Regulatory Challenges of Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies” 

  • Jack Sheehan -Head of Regional Tax Practice, DFDL 
  • Kunal Sachdev - Legal Adviser, DFDL 
  • Tony Campbell - Director of Professional Development, DFDL 

 

12.30-1.30 pm Lunch / GAAGO Promotion 

01.30-3.00 pm Breakout sessions 

  • Education 
  • Food 
  • Technology / Fintech 

 

3.20-3.45 pm Brief summary of breakout sessions 

Closing remark 

  • Paul Scales - ITCC President 

 

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