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2017 The World Bank Group - Asia Competitiveness Institute Annual Conference on “Infrastructure Development ‎for Economic Competitiveness”

Grand Ballroom, Level 4,
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore

Conference Programme
Conference Opening Remarks by Guest of Honour:

Mdm Halimah Yacob
President of the Republic of Singapore
Speech 

Ministerial Forum Panellists:

Dr Bambang Brodjonegoro
Minister, National Development Planning Agency (BAPPENAS),
Republic of Indonesia
PPT 

Mr Lawrence Wong
Minister for National Development and Second Minister for Finance,
Republic of Singapore     

Discussants/Speakers:

Professor Bernard Tan
Vice Provost (Undergraduate Education and Student Life),
National University of Singapore

Ms Fatouma Toure Ibrahima
Acting Director and Operations Adviser, World Bank Infrastructure and
Urban Development Hub, The World Bank Group

Dr Cledan Mandri-Perrott

Head of Infrastructure Finance and PPPs, Infrastructure, PPPs & Guarantees,
The World Bank Group

Ms Anu Madgavkar

Partner, McKinsey Global Institute

Dr James G. McGann
Senior Lecturer, Lauder Institute and Director Think Tanks and
Civil Societies Program, University of Pennsylvania

Professor Terry Marsh
Chief Executive Officer, Quantal International and Emeritus Professor of Finance,
University of California, Berkeley

Professor Kishore Mahbubani
Dean, LKYSPP, NUS

Dr Philippe de Meneval
Lead Private Sector Specialist, East Asia Pacific,
The World Bank Group

Dr Frederico Gil Sander
Lead Economist for Indonesia, The World Bank Group

Dr Nguyen Manh Hai
Director, Public Service Policy Department, Central Institute for
Economic Management, Socialist Republic of Vietnam

Professor Cheng-Few Lee
Distinguished Professor of Finance and Economics, Rutgers University and Editor,
Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting and Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies

Tan Sri Rastam Mohd Isa
Chairman and Chief Executive,
Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Malaysia

Dr Dániel Palotai
Chief Economist and Executive Director, The Central Bank of Hungary

Dr Luo Hairong
Research Fellow, Institute of World Economy, Shanghai Academy of
Social Sciences, People’s Republic of China

Dr Kamalinne Pinitpuvadol
Executive Director, International Institute for Trade and Development, Thailand

Dr H. Soekarwo
Governor of East Java, Republic of Indonesia
Mr H. Alex Noerdin
Governor of South Sumatra Province, Republic of Indonesia

Professor Philippe Gugler
Director, Center for Competitiveness, University of Fribourg;
Chairman, European International Business Academy &
Editor-in-Chief, Competitiveness Review

Dr Young Kwon Cho
Adjunct Professor, Business School, Chung-Ang University, South Korea

Mr Henry Kwek
Member of Parliament & Member, Government Parliamentary Committee for
Trade and Finance, Republic of Singapore

Dr Wang Huitong
Research Fellow, Institute for Finance and Economics Research,
Central University of Finance and Economics, People’s Republic of China

Dr Luky Eko Wuryanto
Vice President and Chief Administration Officer,
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Dr Jeff Delmon
Senior PPP Specialist, The World Bank Group

Local Media Coverage:

哈莉玛总统:发展基础设施 需考量人民利益 
Channel 8 News, 23 November 2017
黄循财:我国需要发展具包容性基础建设 
Channel 8 News, 23 November 2017
Region should work more closely together on infrastructure development: President Halimah 
The Straits Times, 23 November 2017
Source: The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction
黄循财:不为建而建 发展基础设施须带动科技与创新 
Lianhe Zaobao, Page 12, 24 November 2017
Infrastructure development should take care of people’s interests, says President Halimah Yacob 
Channel NewsAsia, 24 November 2017
S-E Asia urged to plug public works 
The Straits Times, Page C2, 24 November 2017
Source: The Straits Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Permission required for reproduction
国人购买能力与薪水双双位居亚洲第一 
Lianhe Zaobao, Page 24, 25 November 2017
Foreign Media Coverage:

新加坡總統哈利瑪致辭談基建:以人為本 
Phoenix TV, 23 November 2017
獨家專訪:亞投行副行長 談區域性辦公室設立時間、地點 
Phoenix TV, 24 November 2017
亞投行副行長談私企投資基建 
Phoenix TV, 27 November 2017

研究显示新加坡外国人生活成本亚洲最高
新华丝路 Xinhua Silk Road, 25 November 2017

Bottlenecks in ASEAN infrastructure investment 
Vietnam Plus, 24 November 2017

Alex Noerdin akan Bicara soal LRT Sumsel di Singapura 
Detik News, 23 November 2017
Daya Saing Lampung Peringkat 11, Ridho Presentasi di Singapura 
Radar Lampung, 24 November 2017
Di Singapura, SYL Sampaikan Capaian Sulsel 
Rakyatku News, 24 November 2017
Di Singapura, SYL Sampaikan Capaian Sulsel 
Sulsel Express, 24 November 2017
Gubernur paparkan konsep pembangunan Sulsel di Singapura 
Antara News, 24 November 2017
Gubernur Presentasikan Ekonomi Jatim di Singapura 
Berita Jatim, 24 November 2017
Gubernur Presentasikan Ekonomi Jatim di Singapura 
Liputan Indonesia, 24 November 2017
Gubernur Presentasikan Ekonomi Jatim di Singapura 
Sindo News, 24 November 2017
Pakde Karwo Presentasikan Ekonomi Jatim di Depan Para Pengusaha dan Akademisi Singapura 
Tribun News, 24 November 2017
Pakde Karwo Presentasikan Perkembangan Ekonomi Jatim di Singapura 
Antara Jatim, 24 November 2017
SYL Berbicara ASEAN Poros Baru Dunia di Singapura 
Sindo News Makassar, 24 November 2017
Alex Noerdin “Pamer” Zero Conflict Sumsel di Singapura 
Tribun News, 25 November 2017
Alex Pamer ‘Zero Conflict’ Sumsel di Singapura 
Berita Pagi, 25 November 2017
Gubernur Ridho Presentasikan Lampung di Singapura 
Teras Lampung, 25 November 2017
Singapura Kagumi Sumsel Tanpa Konflik 
Akurat News, 25 November 2017
Lampung Siap Jadi Lokomotif Sumatera 
Fajar Sumatera, 26 November 2017
Daya Saing “Meroket”, Lampung Berpeluang Jadi Lokomotif Sumatera 
Kupas Tuntas, 27 November 2017
Indeks Daya Saing Daerah Indonesia 
Harian Waspada, 28 November 2017

Grand Ballroom, Level 4, Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore
Thu 23 November 2017
08:30 AM - 08:30 PM