Connecting Government, Business and
Civil Society towards the Development of a High Income Nation
8.30am – 9.00am
Prof. Dr. Kriengsak Chareonwongsak, Chairman of Nation-Building
Institute International (NBII) and Presentation on International Country Efficacy Index (ICE)
Session 5: Nation-Building Through Urbanisation
Today, 54 per cent of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66 per cent by 2050. Projections show that urbanization combined with the overall growth of the world’s population could add another 2.5 billion people to urban populations by 2050. Urbanisation has a transformative source of prosperity and sustainable development of all human settlements. When thoughtfully arranged and managed, the process of urbanization can contribute to nation-building.
Moderator: Mr. Clyde Prestowitz, President of the Economic Strategic Institute, Washington D.C., U.S.A.
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Signing Ceremony between Nanjing Agricultural University, Nation-Building Institute Thailand (NBIT), Nation-Building Institute Malaysia (NBIM) and Jiangsu Noni Artificial Intelligence Co. Ltd on Food Security in Thailand and Malaysia
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Signing Ceremony between Malaysia Innovation Hub, Nation-Building Institute Thailand and Nation-Building Institute Malaysia on the Setting Up of the ASEAN-China Social Economic Research Institute
Morning Tea Break
Session 6: Managing the Tension of Race, Religion and Politics To Harness Nation-Building
ASEAN has a long history and tradition of moderation. For centuries, people of different ethnicity, faith and race have lived together in relative peace and harmony. Most of the region’s modern nations recognize this fundamental state of pluralism and have established equality of race and freedom of faith as legal, constitutional rights.
However, in recent years the fabric of plural societies has been wearing thin in places. In a world given to spectacular displays of violence and brutality along the fault lines of faith and ethnicity, this is a concern.
Moderator: Ms Ng Yeen Seen, CEO and Founder of CREATE
Mr. Thibault Danjou, Expert to the Directorate General on Research and Innovation of the EU Commission,France
Luncheon Welcoming Remarks by Dato Dr. Jessie Tang, Chairwoman of Nation-Building Institute (NBI) Malaysia
Lunch Keynote Address by Tan Sri Dr. Kamal Salih, Chairman, Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER)
Academic Forum Breakout Track A-Side Programme –Majestic 9, Level 4
Moderator: Prof Dr. K. S Nathan, Principal Fellow in the Institute of Ethnic Studies (KITA), The National University of Malaysia (UKM)
Academic Forum Breakout Track B-Majestic 10, Level 4
Moderator: Prof Dato Dr Rashila Ramli, Director, Institute of Malaysian & International Studies, The National University of Malaysia (UKM)
Business Forum : How can the world benefit from the US-China Trade War-Side Majestic Ballroom (Level 2)
Moderator: Mr. Yee Wing Peng, Country Managing Director of Deloitte Malaysia
Closing Keynote Address
Group Photo & Afternoon Tea break
End of Conference
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