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Conference Day Two

08:30

MORNING COFFEE AND TEA


09:30

Panel: Can Southeast Asia startups become world-leading tech champions?

Panellists:
Siu Rui Quek, Co-founder and CEO, Carousell  
Ku Kay-Mok, Managing Partner, Southeast Asia, Gobi Partners 
Ashran Dato’ Ghazi, CEO, Malaysian Global Innovation & Creativity Centre (MaGIC) 
Hian Goh, Co-founder and Partner, Open Space Ventures
Alan Hellawell, Group Chief Strategy Officer, Sea Group

Moderator: Chua Kong Ho, Tech Editor, South China Morning Post 


10:20

Panel: Towards safer regional security

Panellists: 
Shahriman Lockman, Senior Analyst, Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia   
Dr Tang Siew Mun, Head, ASEAN Studies Centre, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute
Dr Joseph Liow, Professor of Comparative and International Politics, Dean, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies

Moderator: Michael Crowley, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, POLITICO  


11:00

Keynote

Yang Berhormat Tuan Darell Leiking, Minister of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia


11:30

NETWORKING ANDMORNING REFRESHMENTS


11:50

Track 1 -
NEW DEVELOPMENTS

The changing China story: What it means for Malaysia and the world

Dato' Seri CHEAH Cheng Hye, Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Value Partners Group  


Track 2 -
NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Panel: Halal Tech: The next big thing?

Following ng interest in Islamic finance, are high-tech innovations in the halal industry the next big thing?

Panellists:
Laurence Chooi, Senior Vice President, Global Operations and Strategic Direction, Aladdin Street

Ridzuan Aziz, President, FinTech Association of Malaysia

Dato' Seri Jamil Bin Bidin, Chief Executive Officer, Halal Industry Development Corporation

Moderator: YBrs. Ir Dr Mohd Shahreen Zainooreen Madros, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation



12:30

Track 1 -
NEW DEVELOPMENTS

Fireside chat: Global VC view on Southeast Asia
JP Gan
, Managing Partner, Qiming Venture Partners

Moderator: Joseph Chee, Founder, Summer Capital


Track 2 -
NEW TECHNOLOGIES

Fireside chat: How is artificial intelligence (AI) disrupting traditional businesses in Malaysia?

How are AI start-ups and experts shaking up different industries in Malaysia?

Datuk Yasmin Mahmood, Chief Executive Officer, Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation

Moderator: Kongho Chua, Technology Editor, South China Morning Post



1:00

NETWORKING LUNCHEON


2:20

Fireside Chat: Hidden commonalities: Why culture matters  

Dr Edward Tse, Founder and CEO,  Gao Feng Advisory Company
Dr Noeleen Heyzer, Social Scientist and Former United Nations Under-Secretary-General

Moderator: Xiangwei Wang, Editorial Advisor,  South China Morning Post


2:50

Panel: How quickly can goods reach customers?
How are SEA retailers and logistic operators adopting cutting-edge technology to attract more Chinese consumers?

Panellists:
Fione Tan, Co-founder & CEO, 28Mall.com & eOneNet.com
Steven Lam, Chief Executive Officer, GoGoVan
Victor Chua, Managing Partner, Vynn Capital

Moderator: Fox Chu, Partner, ‎McKinsey & Company


3:30

Closing keynote

Yang Berhormat Dato' Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Minister of Economic Affairs, Malaysia


4:00

Closing remarks and end of conference


Earlier Event: October 10
Conference Day One