Knowledge Sharing and Partnership Events (Seminars)

Executive Summary

Note: All times are in GMT+0600.

Friday, 02 May

Time/Venue Event
9:30 am - 10:50 am
Congress Hall 3
Host Country Event
International Investment Conference
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Congress Hall 3
Host Country Event
Kazakhstan 2050: Toward a Modern Society for All
(Book presentation)
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Congress Hall 4
Sponsored Seminar (Australia and New Zealand Banking Group)
The New Silk Road: Weaving Together the Financial Markets of Asia and Europe
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Congress Hall 2
Sponsored Seminar (Fitch Ratings)
The New Normal – Asia After QE, a Resurgent US and a Rebalanced China
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ceremonial Hall
Joint Seminar with IMF
Leveraging Fiscal Policy for Inclusive Growth
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Congress Hall 3
Host Country Event
First Plenary Session of the II World Anti-Crisis Conference – The Return of Global Growth: New Economic and Institutional Drivers
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ceremonial Hall
Vision to Reality: Making PPPs Work
co-sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers

Saturday, 03 May

Time/Venue Event
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Ceremonial Hall
Lessons from Independent Evaluation: Toward Better Development Outcomes in Asia and the Pacific
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Congress Hall 4
Governors' Seminar
Reducing Vulnerability: Learning From Past Crises
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Congress Hall 2
Sponsored Seminar (Standard and Poor’s with Platts)
Asia's Rising Trade and Financial Integration: The Energy Story
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Meeting Room 1
Sponsored Seminar (IFR Thomson Reuters with Daiwa Securities, HSBC, and Moody's Investors Service)
Can Asia Fulfill its Bond Market Ambitions? – Evaluating Prospects for a 'Borderless' Pan-Regional Capital Market
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ceremonial Hall
ADB's Development Effectiveness: A Forward-Looking Perspective from 2013
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ceremonial Hall
Innovative Asia: Advancing the Knowledge Economy

Sunday, 04 May

Time/Venue Event
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Congress Hall 4
Sponsored Seminar (Microsoft with Intel)
ICT in Education Connecting Central and Western Asia
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Ceremonial Hall
Joint Seminar with UNDP and UNESCAP
From Eight to Twelve: Moving Beyond the MDGs after 2015
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ceremonial Hall
Links to Prosperity: Connectivity, Trade, and Growth in Developing Asia

Monday, 05 May

Time/Venue Event
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Congress Hall 4
Sponsored Seminar (AIM and IDRC)
Breaking Free from the Middle Income Country Trap: The Role of SMEs and Innovations in Governance