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World Summit 2020 - IAED Schedule

IAED affirms the role of businesses, business leaders, and investors to make the world a better place, addressing its most significant challenges, and promoting world peace, long-term mutual prosperity and truly sustainable development. IAED encourages business leadership around the world to contribute to making our nations safer, more secure, more affluent places to live, reducing poverty and creating opportunities for more people to live purposeful and meaningful lives.

To read the report on the IAED conference, click here.

Schedule

February 4-5, 2020

 

OPENING SESSION

Moderator: Mr. Gerard Willis, Vice Co-chair HJ Magnolia Global Foundation, IAED Conference Director

Speakers
Dr. Thomas Walsh, Chair, UPF International
Dr. Seng Kyun Lee, Vice Chairman, HJ Magnolia Global Foundation
Thomas McDevitt, Chairman, The Washington Times & HJ Magnolia Global Foundation
Jim Rogers, Chairman, Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests Inc., Singapore
Neil Bush, Chairman, Points of Light Foundation

 

PANEL I:  BUILDING A WORLD OF LASTING PEACE: CAN CORPORATE PURPOSE AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: ENHANCE BUSINESS SUCCESS WHILE AT THE SAME TIME MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE

Speakers
Dr. Sakis Kotsantonis, Managing Partner, KKS Advisors, UK
Mr. Paulo Pinto, Research Fellow, Institute for Economics and Peace, Australia

 

PANEL II: INNOVATORS, ENTREPRENEURS AND BEST PRACTICES: DRIVING GROWTH AND FINDING NEW SOLUTIONS TO SOLVE OUR MOST PERPLEXING PROBLEMS

Speakers
Hon Clifford Stearns, Executive Director, APCO Worldwide, Washington, D.C. office; US Congressman (1989-2013)
Dr. Paul Teng, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Centre for Non-Traditional Security Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dr. Kwan Ho Shin, Professor, Korea University
Yoshitaka Ishii, Former President, JR Kyushu Railway Company
Cheong Woo Lee, IAPP Kyrgyzstan

 

PANEL III: THE ERA OF ASIA PACIFIC CIVILIZATION: ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT IN ASIA AND ITS FUTURE PROSPECTS

Moderator: Mr. Thomas P. McDevitt, Chairman,The Washington Times & HJ Magnolia Global Foundation

Speakers
Dr. Deepak Nayyar, Emeritus Professor of Economic, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
Dr. Byong-Joon Kim, Senior Advisor, DR & Aju Group Law Firm; former Chief Presidential Secretary for National Policy and former Minister of Education and HR Development, Republic of Korea
Dutak Pahamin Rajab, Founder, Air Asia
Ms. Purnima Voria, CEO, National U.S. India Chamber of Commerce

 

PANEL IV: WHAT WORKS IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD: HOW GLOBALIZATION, PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND LOCALLY CONSCIOUS DEVELOPMENT SCHEMES ARE DRIVING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

Moderators 
Mr. Thomas P. McDevitt, Chairman,The Washington Times & HJ Magnolia Global Foundation
Mr. Gerard Willis, Vice Co-chair HJ Magnolia Global Foundation, IAED Conference Director

Speakers
Dr. William Eimicke, Professor in the Practice of International Affairs, School of Public and International Affairs, Columbia University   
Mathew Griffin & Donald Lee, Founders of Combat Flip Flops  
Audra Hajj, Consultant, Phoenix Business Cycle
Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Policy Analyst on Latin America

 

CLOSING SESSION - LAUNCH OF IAED

Speakers
Mr. Gerard Willis, Vice Co-chair HJ Magnolia Global Foundation, IAED Conference Director
Dr. Seng Kyun Lee, Vice Chairman, HJ Magnolia Korea Foundation and Vice Co-chair, HJ Magnolia Global Foundation

Resolution Presentation and Signing (Click here)

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