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Day Two

Registrations and coffee

Opening of Summit by Sharanjit Leyl.

Opening Speeches. ASEAN, the new growth engine – Norway now Sectoral Dialogue Partner.

ASEAN, the new growth engine? 10 ASEAN countries integrated further in 2015. ASEAN represents 600 million people and one of the most dynamic and fast growing regions of the world. As Chinese growth is slowing will the ASEAN community be able to be a main driver in Asia’s future growth? Moderated by Oliver Tonby, McKinsey & Company. Panelists: Kishore Mahbubani, Lee Kuan Yew School; Sudirman Said, Minister of Energy, Mineral Resources, Indonesia and Parag Khanna, Hybrid Reality.

Asian business trends, drivers for the maritime sector. Integrated ASEAN, One belt, one road: Consequences for the shipping industry? Moderated by Julian Bray, TradeWinds. Panelists: Esben Poulsson, Singapore Shipping Association; Mary Boyd, The Economist and Sturla Henriksen, Norwegian Shipowners’ Association.

Reforming the Asian energy scene: Presentation by Remi Eriksen, DNV GL.

How does the collapse of the oil market affect Asia? Moderated by Sharanjit Leyl. Panelists: Narendra Taneja, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and Torbjørn Kjus, DNB Markets.

Succeeding in Asia. It is time for change in the Ocean Space industries in Norway, driven by the drop in oil price, digitalization and increased environmental awareness. But how to succeed? A difficult question with a complex answer. But technological and entrepreneurial crossover between the blue industries is for sure part of this answer. Moderated by Sharanjit Leyl with Anita Krohn Traaseth, Innovation Norway and Walter Qvam, Kongsberg.

Successful entrepreneurship in Asia. What does it take to succeed in Asia? Experiences from a diversified panel of successful entrepreneurs. Moderated by William Klippgen. Panelists: Hong Yuen Poon, SPRING Singapore; Magnus Grimeland, Zalora; Erik Knive, SN Power; Per Gunnar Borhaug, Bandak Group and Sigbjørn Dugal, Pickatale.

Dinner at Lantern Bar (The Fullerton Bay Hotel) with mingling and networking.