2016 APEC SME O2O Summit - TAIPEI 2016

2016 APEC SME O2O Summit - TAIPEI 2016

Date: August 16th - 17th, 2011
Venue:

3rd Floor, Far Eastern Grand Ballroom, Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei



AGENDA

16 August (TUESDAY)

09:00 - 09:10

REGISTRATION & GROUP PHOTO

09:10 - 09:30

WELCOME CEREMONY

OPENING

OPENING REMARKS

09:30 - 09:40

Robert Sun-Quae Lai (賴執行長杉桂), Executive Director, APEC SME Crisis Management Center, Chinese Taipei

09:40 - 10:00

[KEYNOTE SPEECH: I] International Trade Environment Facing SMEs
Shih-Chao Cho (卓局長士昭), Director General, Bureau of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Chinese Taipei
Presentation ]

10:00 - 10:20

[KEYNOTE SPEECH: III] International Trade Engagement and its Associated Risks
Franklin L. Lavin, Former Under Secretary, International Trade at the U.S. Department of Commerce, United States

10:20 - 10:40

TEA BREAK

SESSION I

Strengthening SME Competitiveness to Benefit from Trade Liberalization

10:40 - 10:45

Moderator: Chen-Tsai Cheng (鄭副處長振裁), Deputy Director General, Small and Medium Enterprises Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Chinese Taipei

10:45 - 11:05

Kazuhiko Yokota, Associate Professor, School of Commerce, Waseda University, Japan
Presentation ]

11:05 - 11:25

Jane Liu (劉董事長惠珍), President, New Deantronics Co., Chinese Taipei
Presentation ]

11:25 - 11:45

Kenneth Waller, Director, Australian APEC Study Centre at RMIT University, Australia
Presentation ]

11:45 - 12:00

Q&A

12:00 - 13:30

LUNCHEON

SESSION II

The Factors Affecting the Exchange Rate Fluctuations and the Impact on SMEs

13:30 - 13:35

Moderator: David S. Hong(洪副執行長德生), Deputy Executive Director, APEC SME Crisis Management Center, Chinese Taipei

13:35 - 13:55

Cathy Jabara, Senior Economist, Office of Industries, U.S. International Trade Commission, United States
Presentation ]

13:55 - 14:15

Sheng-Yung Yang (楊執行長聲勇), Professor of Finance & Director of EMBA Program, National Chung Hsing University, Chinese Taipei
Presentation ]

14:15 - 14:35

John R. Rush, Principal Consultant, Oakbridge Limited Financial Consulting Group, Australia
Presentation ]

14:35 - 14:50

Q & A

14:50 - 15:10

TEA BREAK

SESSION III

How SMEs Use Forward Exchange Transactions and Forex Options as Hedging Tools

15:10 - 15:15

Moderator: Kenneth Lo (駱董事長錦明), Chairman, Industrial Bank of Taiwan, Chinese Taipei

15:15 - 15:35

William T. Lin (林教授蒼祥), Professor, Department of Banking and Finance, Tamkang University, Chinese Taipei
Presentation ]

15:35 - 16:05

Mario Kan (簡高級顧問永光), Senior Consultant, European Bank of Reconstruction and Development, Chinese Taipei
Presentation ]

16:05 - 16:25

Simon H. Yen (顏教授錫銘), Professor, Department of Finance, National Chengchi University, Chinese Taipei
Presentation ]

16:25 - 16:35

Q & A

16:35 - 16:55

TEA BREAK

SESSION IV

How SMEs Deal with the Risks Created by Standards and Regulations of Foreign Economies

16:55 - 17:00

Moderator: Cathy Jabara, Senior Economist, Office of Industries, U.S. International Trade Commission, United States

17:00 - 17:20

Ileana Martinez, International Affairs Advisor, Standards Services Division at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States
Presentation ]

17:20 - 17:45

Venus C. Genson, CEO, President Venus Group, Philippines
Presentation ]

17:45 - 17:55

Q&A

18:30 - 20:30

WELCOME DINNER [INVITATION ONLY: B1 Floor, Metro Suite]

17 August (WEDNESDAY)

Session V

Government Policy to Enhance SME Capacity in Coping with Fiercer Foreign Competition Resulting from Trade Liberalization

09:00 - 09:05

Moderator: Shu-Hsing Li (李院長書行), Dean, College of Management, National Taiwan University, Chinese Taipei

09:05 - 09:25

David Deakins, Director of the New Zealand Centre for SME Research, School of Management, Massey University, New Zealand
Presentation ]

09:25 - 09:45

Karunajothi Kandasamy, Senior Director of the Economics and Policy Planning Division, SME Corp. Malaysia
Presentation ]

09:45 - 10:05

Tulus Tambunnan, Director, Centre for Industry and Small and Medium Enterprise Studies, Universitas Trisatki, Indonesia
Presentation ]

10:05 - 10:20

Q & A

10:20 - 10:40

TEA BREAK

Session VI

Managing Credit Risk and Political Risk in International Trade

10:40 - 10:45

Moderator: David Deakins, Director of the New Zealand Centre for SME Research, School of Management, New Zealand

10:45 - 11:05

Jin-Chuan Duan, Director of Risk Management Institute and Cycle & Carriage Professor of Finance, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Presentation ]

11:05 - 11:25

Hsuan-Chu Lin (林助理教授軒竹), Assistant Professor, Department of Accountancy, National Cheng Kung University, Chinese Taipei
Presentation ]

11:25 - 11:45

Diana Smallridge, President & CEO, International Financial Consulting Ltd., Canada
Presentation ]

11:45 - 12:00

Q & A

12:00 - 13:30

LUNCHEON

Workshop

Trade Liberalization and the Associated Risks Faced by Domestic SMEs [B1 Floor, West Gate]

13:30 - 14:50

Moderator: Venus C. Genson, CEO & President, Venus Group, Philippines
Presentation ]
John R. Rush, Principal Consultant, Oakbridge Limited Financial Consulting Group, Australia
Presentation ]
Ivan Ornelas, Director for International Relations, Ministry of Economy, Mexico
Presentation ]
Q & A

14:50 - 15:00

CLOSING REMARKS

15:00 - 18:30

FIELD TRIP

19:00 - 20:30

DINNER
Venue: Silks Palace at National Palace Museum



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Date: August 16th - 17th, 2011
Venue:

3rd Floor, Far Eastern Grand Ballroom, Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei


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