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The Virtual Global Asia Matters Summit

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· Stage
Summit Introduction with Martin Murray
Introduction from Martin Murray, Executive Director, Asia Matters
· Stage
Opening Keynote: The Post Covid Reality As an Opportunity to Rebuild the World
Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland.
· Stage
Protecting Our Planet and Our People - A Conversation with Mami Mizutori & Mauro Petriccione
Special Representative, UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction and Director General, Climate Action, European Commission. And Martin Murray.
· Stage
Enabling Students to Thrive in an Interconnected World
A Conversation with Andreas Schleicher, Director for Education and Skills, OECD and Tom Boland, Asia Matters.
· Stage
Research & Technology as Strategic Drivers of Innovation
A Conversation with Dr. Bambang Brodjonegoro and Martin Murray.
· Networking
Coffee Break & Networking
A chance to meet one-to-one with other delegates with our randomised speed networking
· Stage
Future Skills & Innovation : Building Global Competencies
Key Address: Simon Harris TD Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research Innovation & Science Launch of Asia Matters Report.
· Stage
The Future of Retail, eCommerce Engagement of Digital Consumers through Social Communities
A Conversation with Ada Yang, Head of Social Community, Strategy & Corporate Affairs, Pinduoduo.
· Networking
Lunch and Networking
Grab a bite to eat & meet one-to-one with other delegates with our randomised speed networking
· Stage
Understanding the Future of the Asian Investment Landscape - Keynote: Courtney Fingar
With an Expert Panel chaired by Niall Dowling, Asia Matters. Eileen Sharpe, IDA Ireland. Ann Doherty, Cork City. Steve Tormey, Toyota. Enwright de Sales, PwC.
· Stage
The Future of Finance: Investment Strategies for Long Term Value Creation
Key Address: Jim Barry. Response by Expert Panel chaired by Feargal O’Rourke, Dr Paul Ryan, Clive Bellows, Gillian Buckley & Edel O’Connor.
· Stage
Day One Closing Remarks
· Stage
Summit Introduction
Introduction from Martin Murray, Executive Director, Asia Matters
· Stage
Welcome Remarks
Cllr Hazel Chu, The Lord Mayor of Dublin
· Stage
Opening Keynote: The Global Island, Ireland's Engagement in a Changing World
Michel Martin TD, Taoiseach / Prime Minister of Ireland.
· Stage
Transcending Covid to Rebuild Global Trade
A Conversation with Bob Koopman, Chief Economist WTO and Mark Fitzgerald, Asia Matters
· Stage
The Global Role of Japan as a Free Trade Champion - A Conversation with Kazushige Nobutani, President JETRO Japan
With Martin Murray, and an Expert Panel of Regina Moran, Anne Heraty, Pat O’Riordan, Masahiro Mitomi, Mary Honohan,
· Networking
Coffee Break & Networking
A chance to meet one-to-one with other delegates with our randomised speed networking
· Stage
The Future of Aviation, Travel and Tourism - A Conversation with Lauren Uppink Calderwood
Head of Aviation, Travel and Tourism Industries, World Economic Forum. Response by Julienne Curran, Turkish Airlines, David Boyce Tourism Ireland.
· Stage
The Future of Work
A Conversation with Dr Lynda Gratton, Professor of Management Practice, London Business School.
· Networking
Lunch and Networking
Grab a bite to eat & meet one-to-one with other delegates with our randomised speed networking
· Stage
New Global Consumer Trends Shaping the Future of Food - Keynote: Dr. Marcia Mogelonsky
Expert Panel chaired by Ailish Forde. With Breffni Carpenter, Dolores O’Riordan, Zoe Kavanagh, Hidemi Naganuma, Orlaigh Matthews.
· Stage
Bouncing Back from Covid: China Leading Global Recovery
A Conversation with Jinny Yan, Managing Director & Chief China Economist, ICBC Standard Bank and Martin Murray, Executive Director, Asia Matters.
· Stage
CEO Panel: Ready for a New World - Chaired by Julie Sinnamon, CEO Enterprise Ireland
Featuring Danny McCoy, IBEC, Martin McVicar, Combilift, Steve Cutler, ICON, John Browne Kastus, Drewry Pearson, Marco Beverages
· Stage
Summit Closing Remarks
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