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Thursday 31 May

09.00 – 10.15East Asian Models for Transforming the Global Economy
How will East Asia contribute to global economic rebalancing and growth?

10.45 – 12.00 – Driving Growth through Travel and Tourism
What is the role of the travel and tourism industry in ASEAN integration?

14.00 – 15.15 – Chain Reaction: Supplying Asia’s Growth
How can ASEAN continue to grow as a supply chain hub in the context of regional and global trade?

15.30 – 16.30Opening Ceremony
On the occasion of the 21st World Economic Forum on East Asia, the Prime Minister of Thailand and other dignitaries share their perspectives on the new challenges and opportunities of shaping East Asia’s future through connectivity.

17.00 – 18.15 – Increasing East Asia’s Risk Resilience
How can East Asia improve its resilience to extreme shocks in an increasingly interdependent world?

Friday, 1 June

08.30 – 09.00 - A Conversation with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

09.15 – 10.30 – Escape from Poverty
What actions are needed to alleviate poverty in East Asia?

11.00 – 12.45  – Asian Women as the Way Forward
How can the political and economic empowerment of women contribute to the long-term growth of East Asian economies?

14.15 – 15.30ASEAN Connectivity: Roadmap to 2015
How will ASEAN’s integration continue to pioneer new models for cooperation and connectivity?

16.00 – 17.15 – Financing ASEAN’s Future
How can ASEAN economies build a more sound and integrated financial architecture?

17.30 – 18.00The Promise and Future of Myanmar
What does Myanmar’s recent reform mean for the region and the world?

18.15 – 19.15Closing Plenary
In this closing session, the co-chairs of the 21st World Economic Forum on East Asia discuss how the region’s future will be shaped by connectivity, and outline the major outcomes of the meeting as well as the top priorities for the region’s leaders.

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