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PECC XVII: Seventeenth General Meeting

From April 28, 2007 until May 01, 2007
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17th General Meeting of PECC

AUSPECC is delighted to host the 17th General Meeting of PECC in Sydney during 29 April - 2 May 2007. This will be the first time that PECC has convened a General Meeting in Australia since its inaugural meeting in September 1980.

 

 
Monday 30 April

1800-1930

General Meeting Welcome Reception

Tuesday 1 May

0900-1000

Opening Ceremony

Opening Remarks:

  • Dr Charles E. Morrison; Chair PECC

Welcoming Remarks

  • Mr Bill Shields; Chair Australia PECC

default default Opening Address: APEC 2007 - The Challenges and Opportunities (31.56 kB) (31 KB)

  • Amb David Spencer; Australian Ambassador for APEC and Chair of APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting

1000-1030

Tea and Coffee

1030-1230

The State of the Region

Session Chair:

  • Dr Narongchai Akrasanee; Vice Chair Thailand PECC

default default Regional Economic Integration - A Business Perspective (61.52 kB) (61 KB)

Panel:

Moderator:

  • Peter Thompson; ABC TV and Professor, Australia and New Zealand School of Government

Rapporteur:

1230-1300

Buffet Lunch

1330-1445

The Role of Public Private Partnerships (in cooperation with Infrastructure Partnerships Australia)

Session Chair:

  • Professor Christopher Findlay; Vice-Chair Australia PECC

Case Studies:

default default The Role of Public-Private Partnerships (968.21 kB) (968 KB)

  • Nicholas Grambas; Executive Director Macquarie Securities, Korea

default default Service matters to the role of public private partnerships (1.03 MB) (1.03 MB) default

default   default An invitation to participate: Infrastructure Partnerships Global Dialogue (316.79 kB) (316 KB) default

  • Garry Bowditch; Executive Director, Infrastructure Partnerships Australia
1445-1500

Break

1500-1700

Building Institutions to Serve the Region

Session Chair:

  • Amb Yoshihisa Ara; Chair Japan PECC

Presentation

Issues in Regional Institutional Architecture

  • Dr Charles E. Morrison; Chair PECC
  • Mr Jusuf Wanandi; Chair Indonesia PECC

  pdf pdf Building Institutions to Serve the Region (232.28 kB) (232 KB)

Panel Discussion

The value and priorities for regional cooperation through APEC to meet the challenges to growth

Panel:

  • Dr Hadi Soesastro; Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Indonesia
  • Mr Allan Gyngell; Executive Director Lowy Institute, Sydney
  • Dr Kim Kihwan; Honorary Chairman, Korea PECC
  • Dr Charles E. Morrison; Chair PECC

Moderator:

  • Peter Thompson; ABC TV and Professor, Australia and New Zealand School of Government

Rapporteur:

  • Dr Manfred Wilhelmy; Chair Chile PECC

1900-2100

Conference Dinner

pdf pdf Rethinking international education engagement in the Asia Pacific region (205.68 kB) (205 KB)

  • Professor Stephanie Fahey; Deputy Vice Chancellor (International)
    Monash University

Wednesday 2 May

0900-1230

Demographic Change, Growth and Integration

Session Chair:

  • Dr Soogil Young; Chair Korea PECC

Keynote Address:

default default Demographic Change in East and Southeast Asia and the Implications for the Future (622.58 kB) (622 KB)

  • Professor Graeme Hugo; National Centre for Social Applications of Geographic Information Systems, University of Adelaide

default default International Labour Migration in East Asia and Scope for Regional Cooperation (86.13 kB) (86 KB)

  • Dr Chia Siow Yue; Senior Research Fellow, Singapore Institute of International Affairs

1000-1030

Tea and Coffee
 

Panel Discussion: Key aspects of demographic growth and integration

pdf pdf Demographic Change, Growth and Integration (319.52 kB) (319 KB)

Panel:

Moderator:

  • Peter Thompson; ABC TV and Professor, Australia and New Zealand School of Government

Rapporteur:

  • Professor Gary Hawke; Chair New Zealand PECC

1230:1330

Buffet Lunch

1330-1400

Ministerial Address

default default Ministerial Address: Managing the Challenges to Growth (59.01 kB) (59 KB)

  • The Hon Warren Truss MP; Minister for Trade

1400-1415

Break

1415-1600

Energy and the Environment

Session Chair:

  • Ambassador Mei Ping; Chair China PECC

Keynote Address:

pdf pdf Managing the Environmental Impact of Energy Use (138.92 kB) (138 KB)

  • Professor Warwick McKibbin; The Australian National University, Canberra

Panel:

 
Moderator:

  • Peter Thompson; ABC TV and Professor, Australia and New Zealand School of Government

Rapporteur:

  • David Parsons; Executive Director, Committee on Investment and International Trade Development, Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry

1600-1615

Closing comments

  • Dr Charles E. Morrison; Chair PECC

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