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ASEAN Youth Summit 2020

Saturday 15 February 2020

9:30am - 4pm

Hong Kong Theatre, LSE

ASEAN Youth Summit 2020

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ASEAN Youth Summit

Leading student forum dedicated to understanding Southeast Asia.

Date: Saturday, 15 Feb 2020

Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, London School of Economics (LSE)

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0930 - 1000: REGISTRATION

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1000 - 1015: WELCOME ADDRESS BY CO-CHAIRPERSONS

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1015 - 1030: OPENING SPEECH BY GUEST-OF-HONOUR

Her Excellency Foo Chi Hsia - High Commissioner of Singapore to the United Kingdom

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1030 - 1130: START-UP TECHNOLOGY PANEL

Unicorn companies and startups are taking over the business platform. How have entrepreneurial attitudes changed and what might the future hold for these companies?

Haikal Pribadi - Founder and CEO, Grakn Labs

Nina Teng - Doctoral Researcher, Oxford University & Former VP, Grab Public Affairs

Matt Allan - Founder, Fintech Sandpit

Her Excellency Foo Chi Hsia - High Commissioner of Singapore to the United Kingdom

Moderated by Dr. Francesco Gualdi, LSE Fellow in the Information Systems and Innovation Faculty Group.

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1130 - 1230: EDUCATIONAL INEQUALITY PANEL

Education is one of the fundamental rights that should be accessible to all. What is the reality of the situation in Southeast Asia, and what can the youth today work towards?

Ahmad Yuniarto - Chairman and Founder, Biru Peduli

Nelson Ng - Founder, ProjectEd

Jasmine Chia - Clarendon Scholar, Oxford University

Jonathan Yong - Doctoral Researcher, Cambridge University & Former Fellow, Teach for Malaysia

Moderated by Professor Hyun Bang Shin, Professor of Geography and Urban Studies at LSE and Director of the Saw Swee Hock Southeast Asia Centre.

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1230 - 1330: LUNCH

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1330 - 1430: SUSTAINABLE FINANCE PANEL

Given the prevalence of discussions about climate change, how can the commercial and financial world of Southeast Asia respond to the need for environmentally sustainable practice?

Dr. Pon Sauvannaseng - 2020 Mansfield-Luce Asia Policy Scholar and Post-Doctoral Research Associate, University of Manchester

Steven Marcelino - Financial Services Analyst & ASEAN Capital Market Lead, Accenture

Christy Zakarias - Equity-Side Investor Analyst, Barclays & First Indonesian Diana Award recipient

Winston Ong - Investment Banking Analyst, Macquarie Capital

Moderated by Dr. Thomas Smith, Assistant Professor in Environmental Geography at LSE.

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1430 - 1445: CLOSING SPEECH

Datuk SK Lingam - Founding member & Honorary President, ASEAN-UK Business Forum

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1445 - 1600: NETWORKING

Attendees from: Embassy of Indonesia, Embassy of Singapore, Barclays, Accenture, Nusantara Innovation Forum, Perdana Fellows Alumni Association, Fintech Sandpit, Young & Digital, ASEAN-UK Business Forum

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All ticket sales will end on Friday, 14 Feb 10am. Complimentary lunch provided.

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