Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir and other Asian leaders, ministers, researchers, and business leaders will join together the international conference—The Future of Asia.
What kind of discussions will unfold at the conference now in this Covid-19 pandemic?
The 26th International Conference on The Future of Asia will be held in Tokyo on 20–21 May with online streaming. The theme of the conference is “Shaping the post-COVID era: Asia’s role in the global recovery”. Hosted by Nikkei.
The novel coronavirus outbreak has put countries across the board into an unprecedented crisis. Restricted movement of people and goods has left the global economy in the Great Lockdown not seen since the Great Depression. With a bleak future still ahead.
Former Malaysian PM Mahathir is scheduled to speak on the afternoon of 21 May. Also, it will feature panel discussions by experts in various fields on topics, such as “Asia and the new US administration”, “International cooperation on infectious diseases”, “Startups in the Covid era”, and “International cultural exchange in the Covid era”. Hear from world leaders as they share their insights on the new age Asia is carving out.
Former Malaysian PM Mahathir bin Mohamad, Thailand PM Prayut Chan-o-cha, Pakistani PM Imran Khan, Nepalese PM K. P. Sharma Oli, Indian External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Singapore Deputy PM Heng Swee Keat, etc.
Date: May 20 (Thursday) – 21 (Friday)
Organizer: Nikkei Inc.
Participation fee: JPY 88,000*
*Fee include live, archived viewing, participation in the regular seminars scheduled for six times a year, and an annual subscription to Nikkei Asia (a media covering Asia in English).
Application deadline for live streaming: Tuesday, May 18, 17:00*
*Applications received after 17:00 on May 18 will be for archived viewing.
Details and Registration:
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