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2019 CSIS Global Dialogue: Harnessing Frontier Technologies: Redesigning National, Regional and Global Architecture

From September 16, 2019 until September 17, 2019
Categories: PECC Events, CSIS



2019 CSIS Global Dialogue


Jakarta, 16-17 September 2019





Monday, September 16, 2019
0900-0910 Opening Remarks
  • Philips Vermonte, Executive Director, CSIS


0910-0920 Opening Session of Conference: Frontiers of Technology

Welcome Address
  • Sophia the Robot


Introduced by

  • Mari Pangestu, Co-Chair, INCPEC


0920-1000 Dialogue between Sophia and the audience

1000-1030 Coffee/Tea

1030-1200 Plenary Session 1: The New Technology Frontier in Big Picture


  • Don Campbell, Co-Chair, PECC


Keynote Address: “Deep Machine Learning and AI: the big picture” ( pdf download (1.39 MB) )

  • Luke Hutchison, GLG Council Member, Founding member Kurzweil Google AI Lab



Speaker 1: How is it changing industry and business models in practice?

  • Wojtek Krok, Partner, McKinsey


Speaker 2: Big Data, Blockchain and AI: applications in emerging economies ( pdf download (3.42 MB) )

  • Imron Zuhri, Dattabot, Indonesia


Speaker 3:

  • Jake Lucchi, Head of Content and AI, Google Asia Pacific


1200-1330 Executive Dialogue: The Technology and Infrastructure: Impacts on Trade and Trade Policy of Next Generation Communication Technologies (5G)

  • Simon Lacey, VP Global Government Affairs, Huawei Technologies


  • Eduardo Pedrosa, Secretary General, PECC


1330-1500 Plenary Session 2: Deep Economic Impacts of the Technology Revolution


  • Vo Tri Thanh, Chair of VNCPEC

Keynote Address: Investment, Trade and the Globotics Upheaval in the Singularity Economy

  • Richard Baldwin, Professor, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva


Speaker 1: Future of work and avoiding digital divide ( pdf download (2.56 MB) )

  • Michael Fung, Deputy Chief Executive (Industry), Chief Human Resource Officer & Chief Data Officer, SkillsFuture SG

Speaker 2: Where can we see the Deep Economic Impact of Technology? And how do we capture it? ( pdf download (2.07 MB) )

  • Peter Lovelock, Director, TRPC

Speaker 3: Development of AI in Indonesia

  • On Lee, CEO, GDP Labs


1500-1530 Coffee/Tea

1530-1700 Plenary Session 3: Security and Ethics in the Cyber Society


  • Narongchai Akrasanee, Chair of TNCPEC

Keynote Address: Data Free Flow with Trust and Data Governance ( pdf download (1.11 MB) )

  • Tetsuro Fukunaga, DG International Cyber, METI, Japan

Speaker 1: Ethics and Technology

  • Sunny Park, Microsoft Asia

Speaker 2: Privacy, IPRs in the Connected Cyber Society

  • Ambassador Igor Driesmans, EU Ambassador Designate to ASEAN

Speaker 3: Cyber Security Issues in Our Interconnected World ( pdf download (1.48 MB) )

  • Doug Witschi, Strategic Innovation, INTERPOL


1830-2000 Dinner

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

0900-0930 Opening Address


Youth Dialogue Session with Tech Startups in AI

0930-1200 Breakout Session 1: The Intelligent Economy: Preparing for the Transition: Education and Reskilling

  • Andrew MacIntyre, Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor, Monash University



  • Aadil Bandukwala, Chief Evangelist & VP Marketing, (using AI to match talent with institutions)
    ( pdf download (4.42 MB) )

  • Michael Fung, Deputy Chief Executive, SkillsFuture

  • Phillia Wibowo, McKinsey Indonesia

  • Iman Usman, Co-Founder and CPO, Ruangguru

  • Maya Kartika, People Experience, Dkatalis
    ( pdf download (397 KB) )


Breakout Session 2: Trade and Investment Issues in the Digital Era: Regional and Plurilateral Initiatives: ASEAN, RCEP, TPP, APEC, Belt and Road Initiative: Common Denominators of Connected Intelligent Regions

  • Yose Rizal Damuri, Co-Chair INCPEC



  • Duangthip Chomprang, Director, International Institute for Trade and Development
    ( pdf download (820 KB) )

  • Steven Wong, Deputy Chief Executive, ISIS Malaysia
    ( pdf download (95 KB) )

  • Li Weiwei, Associate Research Fellow of China National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (CNCPEC)

  • Iman Pambagyo, Director General at Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia

  • Intan Murnira Ramli, Policy Fellow, ERIA
    ( pdf download (1.94 MB) )


Breakout Session 3: Taxing the Intelligent Economy Cooperatively, Inclusively and Sustainably

  • Peter Lovelock, Director, TRPC




1200-1245 Executive Dialogue

Keynote Address: Asia Facing Automation and Artificial Intellegence: Impacts on Work, Business, and Society (video clip)

  • Victor Fung, Li & Fung



  • Djisman Simandjuntak, Chairman of the Board, CSIS Indonesia


1245-1330 Lunch

1400-1530 Closing Plenary Session 4: Wrap up and Way Forward

  • Mari Pangestu, Co-Chair, INCPEC


Keynote Address

  • James Ward, CEO Epistemology, GLG Council Member



  • Bert Hofman, Director, East Asian Institute, NUS

  • Ambassador Su Ge, Co-Chair, PECC

  • Charles Morrison, Senior Fellow, East West Center


1500-1600 Policy Address
  • HE Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance, Republic of Indonesia


Moderated by:

  • Jusuf Wanandi, Former Co-Chair, PECC


1600-1630 Reporting back of Breakout Sessions: main messages
  • Djisman Simandjuntak, Chairman of the Board, CSIS Indonesia


1630-1700 Closing

Words of Gratitude

  • PECC: Co-Chair

  • CSIS : Philips Vermonte


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Sungbae An
Senior Research Fellow, Department of International Macroeconomics and Finance, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP)

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Charles E. Morrison
Adjunct Fellow and Former President of the East-West Center; Former Co-Chair, PECC

ASEAN-China cooperation in time of COVID-19 pandemic
Jusuf Wanandi
Vice Chair, Board of Trustees, CSIS Foundation; Former Co-Chair of PECC