Programme ICNB 2019 – day 1
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Programme ICNB 2019

DAY 1: 26 November, 2019
Majestic Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

8.30am – 9.00am

Registration

 

Morning Sessions

 

Opening Remarks
Prof. Dr. Kriengsak Chareonwongsak, Chairman of Nation-Building Institute International

 

Welcoming Remarks
Dato’ Dr. Nellie Wong, CEO of Women’s Institute in Management, Co-Host of ICNB 2019

 

Keynote Address
HRH Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah ibni Almarhum Sultan Azlan Muhibbuddin Shah Al-Maghfur-Lah, the 35th Sultan of Perak and Deputy King of Malaysia

Morning Tea Break

 

Session 1: World Projection for Year 2020
Invited Chairman and Introductory Speech of the Session
Prof. Dr. Kriengsak Chareonwongsak, Chairman of Nation-Building Institute International

Invited Panellists:
• Honorable Kevin Rudd*, Former Prime Minister of Australia
• H.E. Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi*, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, Former Secretary-General of the UNCTAD and Former Director General of the World Trade Organisation
• Honorable Mari Elka Pangestu*, Former Minister of Trade of Indonesia
• Prof. Dr. Muhammad Yunus*, Nobel Laureate, Founder of Grameen Bank

 

Session 2: Conversation with Country Leaders
Invited Speakers:
• In Conversation with H.E. General Chavalit Yongchaiyudh , Former Prime Minister of Thailand: The Making of A Nation: The Thailand Story
• In Conversation with H.E. Helen Clark*, Former Prime Minister of New Zealand, and Former Administrator of UNDP(2009-2017): The Making of A Nation: The New Zealand Story
• In Conversation with H.E. Moon Jae-in*, President of South Korea: The Making of A Nation: The Korea Story
• In Conversation with H.E. Paul Kagame*, President of Rwanda: The Making of A Nation: The Rwanda Story
• In Conversation with H.E. Shinzō Abe * : Prime Minister of Japan , The Making of A Nation: The Japan Story

 

12.30pm – 13.30pm
Lunch

 

Afternoon Sessions

 

Session 3: How can civil society use its convening power to work with government and business to draw more attention to development challenges faced in nation-building?
Invited Speakers:
• H.E. Dr. Bhokin Bhalakula, Former Speaker of the House of Representatives of Thailand, President of the Parliament, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Interior, Vice President of the Supreme Administrative Court
• Dr. Noeleen Heyzer, Former Under-Secretary General of the United Nations and Former Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia

 

Session 4: How can public sector better engage business investors to promote responsible business practices in the digital age?
Invited Speakers:
• H.E. Frederick Sumaye*, Former Prime Minister of Tanzania
• H.E. Baron Waqa*, President of Nauru
• Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz*, Former Minister of International Trade & Industry of Malaysia, Chairman of AirAsia X
• Cherie Nursalim*, Executive Director of Giti Group, Indonesia

Closing Remarks and Afternoon Tea

 

Evening Sessions

I. Speed Networking Session & Pre-Gala Drink (Pre-Dinner Reception)
II. Business Supremo Meeting with H.E. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad*, Prime Minister of Malaysia

 

19.00pm – 22.30pm

Gala Dinner & Award Ceremony for Nation-Building Awards to be graced by H.E. Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad*, Prime Minister of Malaysia

Special piano recital performed by Baroness Charlotte Henriette de Rothschild, Rothschild Family of England