Global business leaders arrive in Singapore this week to join in the APEC CEO Summit, organized in connection with the Summit meeting of the Leaders of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum.
AmCham Singapore invites AmCham Vietnam members to participate at “member rates” in their APEC-related events, including the below. Click on the links for additional details and to register online.
Tue, Nov 10
Kurt Campbell, Asst Secretary of State for EA/P Join us for a breakfast briefing with Kurt M. Campbell, Assistant Secretary Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs at the AmCham Executive Office.
Carol Barlz, CEO, Yahoo! will discuss Yahoo!’s growth strategy throughout the world’s Emerging Markets and how the company is connecting consumers with the content and services that matter most to them, in their local language.
Wed, Nov 11
Tom Donohue, President and CEO, US Chamber of Commerce will talk about trade with Asia to bolster economic recovery. He will urge AmCham members not to count U.S. business out of Asia despite the financial crisis back home, the political stalemate on trade policy in Washington, and the proliferation of preferential trade agreements in the region that exclude the U.S.
Scott Davis, Chairman & CEO, United Parcel Service From his perspective of the leader of a business at the center of the global flow of goods and services, UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis looks at the critical components of trade’s new global business model and why – if it works anywhere – it must work in Asia.
Thu, Nov 12
Richard Edelman, President & CEO, Edelman Public Relations will share his roadmap for preparedness and awareness in this new era where bottom up is as important as top down. He was named the “Most Powerful PR Executive” by PR Week in October 2008, for the second year in a row and “Agency Executive of the Year” by AdAge in January 2008. He leads the largest independent PR firm in the world.
Fri, Nov 13
Tony Davis, Group CEO,Tiger Airways will discuss the impact that Tiger Airways has had on regional tourism and economic development, together with the opportunities for low cost airlines in the Asia Pacific region over the next 5 years.
U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Gary Locke As the popular two-term governor of Washington, the nation’s most trade-dependent state, promoted American products around the world. He helped open doors for Washington State businesses by leading 10 trade missions to Asia, Mexico and Europe, significantly expanding the sale of Washington products and services. He also strengthened economic ties between China and Washington State by introducing Washington companies to China and helping more than double the state’s exports to China to over $ 5 billion per year
Tue, Nov 17
Kevin Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Heidrick & Struggles and other business leaders have navigated, over the past year, the worst economic storm they have ever known. It is now clear they witnessed the first transformational crisis of the globalized age.
Fri, Nov 20
Stephen Roach Chairman, Morgan Stanley Asia thinks that the current Asia remains very much an export machine, with auxiliary fuel provided by capital investment. It’s a supply-oriented growth model that leaves Asia heavily dependent on external demand from others, making its role as a new engine of growth in a post-crisis world far more fragile than many believe. Mr. Roach will outline his roadmap for a post-crisis economy with a special focus on global and Asian imbalances.