Youth Economic Forum 2016

Suruhanjaya Sekuriti Malaysia, Bukit Damansara (Damansara Heights), WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Youth Economic Forum 2016 will be organized at Suruhanjaya Sekuriti Malaysia on 12th November 2016 (Saturday).

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Inspired by the World Economic Forum, Perdana Fellows Alumni Association with support from Young Corporate Malaysia and Nation Building School presents the Youth Economic Forum 2016 (YEF2016). 

The first of its kind in Malaysia, the YEF 2016 features foremost economic thinkers to inform, engage and discuss with youth on the state of the Malaysian Economy. 

Admission is free, but registration is compulsory. 

Get your ticket at yefmalaysia2016.eventbrite.com for one day of intense discussions, debates and networking.

Announcement: 31/10/2016
(We thank you for your support. If you're waitlisted for a place at YEF, you will be notified via an email shortly. Do reply within 1 day when the tickets are released for you. As seats are limited, they will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.)

Attire: Formal

PROGRAMME 
0730 - 0800
Registration of participants and breakfast

0830
Arrival of Invited Guests & VIPs

0845
Opening Address

DATO’ SRI IDRIS JALA 
Chief Executive Officer of the Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU)

0925
PANEL SESSION 1 – GROWING MALAYSIA’S ECONOMY: HOW?

PANELISTS:

Dato' Sri Idris Jala
Advisor to the Prime Minister and CEO of PEMANDU

Mr. Johan Mahmood Merican
Deputy Director General, Human Capital, Economic Planning Unit of the Prime Minister's Department

Ms. Khor Yu Leng
Economist, Head of Southeast Asian Research at LMC International

Ms. Tricia Yeoh
Chief Operating Officer of Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs

Moderator: Mr. Nicholas Khaw Hock-Lu
Economist, Vice President at Khazanah Nasional Berhad

1040
SPECIAL ADDRESS: “CAPITALISING ENTREPRENEURSHIP”
by MR. CHIN WEI MIN 
Executive Director, Innovation and Digital Strategies, Securities Commission Malaysia

Introducer: Mr. Zaim Mohzani
Founder of the Perdana Fellows Alumni Association and Nation Building School

1120
Tea Break & Networking Session

1135
PANEL SESSION 2 – MALAYSIA’S COMPETITIVENESS IN THE WORLD: ERODING OR STRENGTHENING?

PANELISTS:

Datuk J. Jayasiri 
Secretary-General of Ministry of International Trade and Industry

Dato’ Charon Wardini Mokhzani 
Managing Director of Khazanah Research Institute

Dato’ Abdul Latif Hj Abu Seman 
Deputy Director-General of Malaysia Productivity Corporation

Dr. Kenneth R. Simler
Senior Economist, World Bank Malaysia

Moderator: Mdm. Jasmine Begum
Director of Corporate, External & Legal Affairs, Microsoft Malaysia

1250
Luncheon

1400
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: “PROSPECTS FOR THE MALAYSIAN ECONOMY: BUDGET 2017 & BEYOND”
by DATUK JOHARI ABDUL GHANI
Minister of Finance II

Introducer: Ms. Ng Yeen Seen
Chief Operating Officer of Asian Strategy and Leadership Institute (ASLI)

1445
PANEL SESSION 3 – MONETARY & FISCAL POLICIES (MACROECONOMIC MANAGEMENT)

PANELISTS:

Dr. Sukhdave Singh
Deputy Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia

Dr. Roman J Zytek
Chief Economist, Monetary Authority of Brunei Darussalam

Mr. Nurhisham Hussein
Head of Economics and Capital Markets Department, Employees Provident Fund

Professor Dr. Yeah Kim Leng
Professor of Economics, Sunway Business School

Moderator: Dato' Megat Iskandar Shah
Partner, Financial Services & Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Assurance, Ernst & Young

1600 - 1630
Special Closing Session 

Mr. Shahrizan Syawal Mohd Adam Das
President of the Perdana Fellows Alumni Association (PFAA)

Mr. Wong Wai Ken
Chairman of the Young Corporate Malaysians (YCM)

Mr. Zaim Mohzani
Founder and Principal of the Nation Building School (NBS)

Moderator: Mr Ian Yee
Editor and Executive Producer at the Star Media Group

Note: The programme is subject to changes. The organiser reserves the right to revise the timing and the content of the programme.

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