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Vietnam Leadership Summit 2016

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Opportunities and Challenges for Doing Business in Vietnam


08 Apr 2016
08:00 - 17:00


GEM CENTER
08 Nguyen Binh Khiem Street, District 1

Vietnam Leadership Summit is an annual Mega Event powered by HR Media. It is hosted for Senior Governors, Industry and Business Leaders, International Gurus/ Speakers, and HR Professionals to meet, discuss and share with each other all theoretical and practical aspects of leadership issues. We draw on their experiences and philosophies to ensure the Summit is a must-join event for not only Industry and Business Leaders, HR Management Professionals but also Investors and Startup businesses.

This April, HR Media, in collaboration with Investment & Trade Promotion Center (ITPC), is proud to bring out Vietnam Leadership Summit 2016 under the authority host of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee. The event features the theme “Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – Opportunities and Challenges of Doing Business in Vietnam” aiming to deliver to international and domestic business leaders insights of TPP, which is one of the most progressive and potentially transformative FTAs in the 21 century and has massive effect towards economy development. The Summit also provides critical information for strategic planning and decisions that enhance business operations, minimize risks and prepare for the integration with full of opportunities and challenges.

KEY FACTS

20

Speakers

300+

Business Leaders

5

Key Industries


A DIFFERENT WAY TO DEVELOP YOUR BUSINESS


PROFESSIONAL


We gather you with the Leaders in your nation, your industries, your markets to offer you knowledge, share to you experience and make networking with you

  • WELCOME REMARKS

    Representative from Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee
  • OPENING REMARKS

    Mr. Pham Thiet Hoa

    Director, Investment & Trade Promotion Center, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Vietnam Economic Outlook: the 3 years development roadmap

    HE. Truong Dinh Tuyen

    Former Minister, Ministry of Industry & Trade of Vietnam
  • Tea break & Refreshment - Morning

  • Prospects for further development and partnership between FDIs and the industry of the textile and apparel in Vietnam

    Mdm. Virginia Foote

    President and CEO, Bay Global Strategies (USA)
    Co-Chair of the Vietnam Business Forum(VBF)
  • The US Investors’ Expectations in Vietnam When TPP Takes Effect

    Mr. Herb Cochran

    Executive Director, Amcham Vietnam
  • Trade Compliance Challenges In TPP – Businesses In Vietnam Need to Prepare

    Mr. Nestor Scherbey

    Senior Advisor, Vietnam Trade Facilitation Alliance (VTFA)
  • PANEL DISCUSSION: INVESTMENT AND TRADE

    Panelists:

    - Mr. Truong Dinh Tuyen

    Former Minister of Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam

    - Mdm. Virginia Foote

    Co-Chair of the Vietnam Business Forum

    - Mr. Herb Cochran

    Executive Director, Amcham Vietnam

    - Mr. Nestor Scherbey

    Senior Advisor, Vietnam Trade Facilitation Alliance (VTFA)

    - Mr. Nguyen Phuc Khoa

    Deputy General Director, Saigon Trading Corp. (SATRA)

    - Mr. Pham Xuan Hong

    Vice Chairman, Vietnam Textile & Apparel Association (VITAS)
    Chairman, Association of Garment, Textile, Embroidery and Knitting (AGTEK), HCM City

    Moderator:

    - Mr.Pham Thiet Hoa

    Director, Investment &Trade Promotion Centre, Ho Chi Minh City
  • LUNCH

  • Policy Reform Roadmap to Meet The TPP Requirements and Its Impact on Business Strategy

    Mr. Nguyen Xuan Thanh

    Lecturer of Public Policy
    Director of the Fulbright Economics Teaching Program and Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia Fellow Harvard Kennedy School
  • The value of innovative pharmaceuticals and the potential for Vietnam

    Mr. Bradley Silcox

    Chairman of Pharma Group Vietnam, Eurocham
  • Intellectual Properties and IP Commitments from Vietnam

    Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Ha

    Director, Legislation and Policy Division, National Office Of Intellectual Properties of Vietnam, Ministry of Science & Technology
    Lead Negotiator of Intellectual Properties of TPP
  • PANEL DISCUSSION: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES

    Panelists:

    - Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Ha

    Director, Legislation and Policy Division, National Office Of Intellectual Properties of Vietnam, Ministry of Science & Technology

    - Mr. Ngo Vi Dong

    President, HPT Vietnam Corporation, Ho Chi Minh City

    - Mr. Bradley Silcox

    Chairman of Pharma Group Vietnam, Eurocham

    - Mr. Tran Tuu

    Chairman & CEO, Savipharm

    Moderator:

    - Mr. Phung Anh Tuan

    Managing Partner, VCI Legal
    Co-Chair, Legal Committee, Eurocham
    Honorary Consul General of Finland, Ho Chi Minh City
  • TEA BREAK & REFRESHMENT – AFTERNOON

  • The Key Commitments in Labor in TPP

    Mr. Nguyen Manh Cuong

    Director, Center for Industrial Relations Development, Ministry of Labor Invalids and Social Affairs
    Lead negotiator of Labor at TPP
  • The Impacts of International Labor Standards from ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work (1998) to the business-level and national competition in TPP

    Mr. Changhee Lee

    Director, International Labour Office (ILO) Office in Vietnam
  • PANEL DISCUSSION – Labor Standards in TPP

    Panelists:

    - Mr. Changhee Lee

    Director, International Labour Office (ILO) Office in Vietnam

    - Mr. Nguyen Manh Cuong

    Director, Center for Industrial Relations Development, Ministry of Labor Invalids and Social Affairs
    Lead negotiator of Labor at TPP

    - Mr. Mai Duc Chinh

    Vice President, The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour

    - Mr. Moon Byung Chul

    Commercial Counselor, Consulate General of the Public of Korea

    - Mr. Benjamin Yap

    Senior Partner, PBC PARTNERS & RHTLaw
    Hornorary President, Singapore Business Group, Ho Chi Minh City

    Moderator:

    - Mr.Huynh Minh Quan

    General Director, NVM Group
  • END OF VIETNAM LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2016