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The King's Discourse 2016 | Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: What Now, What Next?

Description
The King’s Discourse 2016 aims to bring a balanced dialogue on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, where it has been described as a potential game-changer in Malaysia’s international trade relations and economic development, as well as within the region. A focus will be given to the TPPA’s context, impact, and means to best anticipate and plan for eventual changes.


The day’s event will cover four modules consisting of panel discussions, Q&A sessions with the speakers for every module, and networking opportunities with fellow industry leaders in an unforgettable venue, The Ritz-Carlton.

Speakers (in order of appearance):
• Y.Bhg. Datuk J. Jayasiri, Secretary-General, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia
• Dr. S. Mahmud Ali, Author
• YBhg. Dato’ Abdul Majid Khan, Malaysia-China Friendship Association
• DCM Edgard Kagan, United States Embassy
• H.E. Felix Corona, Mexican Embassy
• Faris Hadad-Zervos, World Bank
• Professor Gurdial Singh Nijar, (formerly) University Malaya
• Patrick Tay, PwC
• Indran Shanmuganathan, Shearn Delamore & Co
• Dr. Ashok Philip, Malaysian Medical Association
• Datuk Michael Kang, SME Association of Malaysia
John McKendry, Pfizer
• Khor Yu Leng, LMC International

Modules:
1. Aspirations of the TPPA
2. Geopolitical Developments with China's One Belt, One Road
3. Perspectives and Implications of Regional and Global Free Trade Agreements
4. Impact on Business and Consumers


Spaces are limited, and tickets are given on a first come, first served basis. A scrumptious lunch, and tea breaks are provided.

For more information on the event or alternative methods of payment (including **special discounts** for group bookings of 10 pax or more at only RM30 each!), visit www.thekingsdiscourse.com.

You can also find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/events/1737781229821545/!


See you there!

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About the event:
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is a free trade agreement that will liberalise trade and investment between 12 Pacific Rim countries. This symposium aims to bring a balanced dialogue on the TPPA, that has been described as a potential game-changer in Malaysia’s international trade relations and economic development, as well as within the region. A focus will be given to the TPPA’s context, impact, and the means to best anticipate and plan for eventual changes.


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Sat Sep 24, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM MYT
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Venue
The Ritz-Carlton
Tickets
Standard [Adult] 80.00 MYR
Special [KCL & Columbia alumni] 50.00 MYR
Concessions [Students] 50.00 MYR
Group [10 tickets] 30.00 MYR
Venue Address
168 Jalan Imbi, 55100, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysia
Organizer
King's College London Alumni Malaysia
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