The Future of Asia

Date Thursday,May26,2011  Venue Central Tokyo

Conference Program

Thursday May 26, 2011 9:30~17:55

Overall ModeratorToru Yoshida Editor, Asia & Oceania News Dept., Nikkei Inc.
AM Opening Remarks

Tsuneo Kita, President and CEO, Nikkei Inc.

Keynote Speech

Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister, Malaysia


Hoang Trung Hai, Deputy Prime Minister, Socialist Republic of Vietnam


Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary-General, Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASEAN)


PM Panel Discussion

"Asia's Economy After the Quake - The Path to Reconstruction and Growth"

Shinsuke Sugiyama, Director-General, Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan
Maria Socorro Gochoco-Bautista, Senior Economic Advisor, Economics and Research Development, Asian Development Bank

Akio Shibata, Chief Representative, Marubeni Research Institute

Kazumasa Iwata, President, Japan Center for Economic Research


Lee Kuan Yew, Former Minister Mentor, Republic of Singapore and current Senior Advisor to the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC)
Shunji Yanai, Former Ambassador to the U.S.


Panel Discussion

"Post-quake Revival and the Role of Regional Security"

Michael Auslin, Director, Japan Studies, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, Head, Presidential Work Unit on Overseeing & Controlling Development, Indonesia

Yun Duk-min, Professor, Institute of Foreign Affairs and National Security, Korea

Akihiko Tanaka, Executive Vice President, The University of Tokyo



Korn Chatikavanij, Minister of Finance, Kingdom of Thailand


Murray McCully, Minister of Foreign Affairs, New Zealand


*Honorifics and titles omitted, in no particular order.
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