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5th APEC Public-Private Dialogue on Services

From May 13, 2016 08:30 until May 13, 2016 12:30
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5th APEC Public-Private Dialogue on Services

Arequipa, Peru

13 May 2016


09:00-0915 Introductory Remarks

  • SOM Chair/ Peru SOM Leader
  • ABAC
  • PECC
0915-1000 Session 1: The Enabling Factors of Services Competitiveness


  • Ms Sylvia Grant
    Lima Chamber of Commerce and Asia-Pacific Services Coalition

Enabling Factors for Services Competitiveness

  • Jane Drake-Brockman
    EU Center for Global Affairs
    University of Adelaide & PECC Services Network

Services and Manufacturing Competitiveness

  • Gloria O. Pasadilla
    Senior Analyst
    APEC Policy Support Unit

Q&A/ Roundtable discussion

10:00-10:45 Session 2: The Role of Services in Promoting Connectivity and Inclusive Growth


  • Christine Bliss,
    President, US Coalition of Service Industries and Asia-Pacific Services Coalition

Addressing the Supply Side in Services Delivery

  • Shandre Thangavelu
    Asia Growth Research Centre
    Ngee Ann-Adelaide Education Centre

Services and Regulatory Cooperation

  • Sherry Stephenson
    Senior Fellow
    International Center for Trade and Sustainable Development & PECC Services Network

Q&A/ Roundtable discussion



Session 3: The Impact of Technology on Services Delivery: Policy Challenges


  • TBC

Impact of Technology on Services

  • Dr Peter Lovelock
    Director, TRPC & Coordinator, PECC Task Force on the Internet Economy

Blockchain and Financial Services

  • Mark Mueller-Eberstein
    Founder and CEO
    Adgetec Corporation

Q&A/ Roundtable discussion



Roundtable discussion: Implications for APEC Work on Services


  • Dr Alan Bollard
    Executive Director
    APEC Secretariat


  • Ms Lyn Aquia
    Chair, APEC Committee on Trade and Investment

  • Mr Rory McLeod
    Chair, APEC Economic Committee

  • Ms Pham Quynh
    Chair, SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation

  • Mr Ho Meng Kit

  • Dr Wang Yan
    Coordinator, APEC EdNet

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