- Time and Date: January 30, 2019 (Wednesday) 9:00-17:50
- Venue: Gerbera Room, Hotel Mulia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)
Institute of Developing Economies Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO)
Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI)
- Language: English
9:00-09:10 Opening Address
NISHIMURA Hidetoshi (President of ERIA)
9:10-10:10 Keynote Address 1: "Statistical Machine Learning In the Era of Big Data and AI"
HIGUCHI Tomoyuki (Director General, the Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Research Organization of Information and Systems, Inter-University Research Institute Corporation)
10:10-10:20 Q & A
10:20-10:40 Coffee Break
10:40-11:30 Keynote Address 2: "Platform Business and Protection of Personal Information: Cases of the EU, the United States and China"
Hosuk Lee MAKIYAMA (Director of European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE))
11:30-11:40 Q & A
11:40-11:50 Photo Session
Session 1: Development of ICT and Industrial Development in the East Asia and the Pacific
Hyung-Gon JEONG (Senior Research Fellow, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP))
13:00-13:20 "Thailand 4.0 and ICT Workforce Development in Thailand"
Saowaruj RATTANAKHAMFU (Senior Research Fellow, Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI))
13:20-13:40 ""Made in China 2025": A Vision to Pave Way to the Next Game"
Yanfei LI (Energy Economist of ERIA)
13:40-14:00 "Utilization of ICTs by Manufacturing Firms in ASEAN"
UEKI Yasushi (Senior Research Fellow of IDE-JETRO)
14:00-14:20 "Current Situation of "Connected Industries" and Possible Cooperation with South-Eastern Asia"
TOYAMA Takahiko (Director for Information Policy Planning, Information Economy Division, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI))
14:20-14:30 Comments on the Presentations in Session 1
Shiro ARMSTRONG (Director of Australia-Japan Research Centre, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University / Visiting Scholar, RIETI)
URATA Shujiro (Senior Research Advisor to the President of ERIA)
14:30-15:20 Session Discussion (to be joined by all the participants)
Including comments from RIN Members from Cambodia and India
15:20-15:40 Coffee Break
Session 2: Economic Growth and Narrowing Development Gap by Utilizing Communication Technologies
KIMURA Fukunari (Chief Economist of ERIA / Consulting Fellow, RIETI)
15:40-16:00 "Transforming a Nation: Digital Payments Leapfrogging in India"
Punit SHUKLA (Expert-Frontier Technologies, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog))
16:00-16:20 "Platform Innovation in China"
Weilin ZHAO (Senior Research Associate, Economic Research Center, Fujitsu Research Institute)
16:20-16:40 "Digital Economy for Economic Development: Trade Liberalization and Related Policies"
HATTORI Takashi (Associate Professor, Research Center for Advanced Policy Studies (CAPS), Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University / Consulting Fellow, RIETI)
16:40-16:50 Comments on the Presentations in the Session 2
Dato’ Steven WONG Cheng Ming (Deputy Chief Executive of Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS))
Laurence S. KUBIAK (Chief Executive, New Zealand Institute of Economic Research)
16:50-17:40 Session Discussion (to be joined by all the participants)
Including comments from RIN Member from Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam
17:40-17:50 Wrapping-Up and Closing
HIRANO Katsumi (Executive Vice President of IDE-JETRO)