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    08:30 – 09:00
    09:00 – 09:10
    Welcome Speech by ACDM Chair
    Mr. Boontham Lertsukekasem
    Director-General of the DDPM Thailand
    09:10 – 09:25
    Opening Remarks by the Guest of Honour
    Mrs Josephine Teo
    Minister for Communications and Information and Second Minister for Home Affairs
    09:25 – 09:35
    Remarks by Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN
    Mr Ekkaphab Phanthavong
    Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community
    09:35 – 09:45
    Remarks by Ambassador of Switzerland to Singapore
    Ms. Barbara Gonzenbach
    Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Switzerland in Singapore
    09:45 – 10:15
    Refreshments and Group Photo
    10:15 – 11:45

    Keynote Presentation:
    “Planetary Health: Interlinkages between Climate Change and Disasters

    Professor Ilan Noy, Inaugural Chair in the Economics of Disasters & Professor of Economics, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

    Mr Said Faisal,
    Former Executive Director of AHA Centre

    11:45 – 13:15
    Lunch @ Atrium Suites
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    13:15 – 15:00

    High-Level Panel Discussion on “ESG Factors: riding the wave towards disaster resiliency

    Ambassador Ong Keng Yong
    Executive Deputy Chairman, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.


    1. Mr Jan Gelfand, Head of Delegation, Country Cluster Delegation for IFRC Indonesia, Timor-Leste and Representative to ASEAN
    2. Professor Joy Jacqueline Pereira, SEADPRI UKM
    3. Mr. Suriyan Vichitlekarn, Executive Director, Mekong Institute
    4. Ms. Danielle Welsh-Rose, Head of Sustainability Institute APAC, Aberdeen Investments
    15:00 – 15:30
    Tea Break
    15:30 – 17:05

    Thematic Session:
    “Innovations Driven by Crisis”

    Professor Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, University of the Philippines Diliman.


    1. Mr. Ling Young Ern, Deputy Commissioner (Future Technology & Public Safety), SCDF
    2. Mr. David Pong, Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer, Wateroam
    3. Ms. Manja Vidic, Head of OCHA Philippines
    17:05 – 17:15
    Concluding Remarks

    Professor Mely Caballero-Anthony,
    President’s Chair in International Relations and Security Studies; Head of Centre of Non-Traditional Security Studies, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    17:15 – 17:25
    Closing Remarks
    Mr Lee Yam Ming
    Executive Director
    AHA Centre
    18:30 – 20:00
    Official Dinner

    Assoc. Prof Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim
    Minister of State for Home Affairs and National Development

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