CONFERENCE AGENDA 

Please note the schedule is subject to change. All session timings are in GMT+7 (Jakarta Time), so please adjust accordingly to your timezone.

Opening Session

Time: 09:00 - 09:15 | GMT+7
Keynote Speaker:
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H.E. Retno L.P. Marsudi

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia

01.

The State of the COVID-19 World in 2020

Institutional Partner: Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia
Time: 09:15 - 10:25 | GMT+7
Keynote Speaker:
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H.E. Wang Yi

State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China
Panelists:
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Dr. Dino Patti Djalal

Founder and Chairman of Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia (2014)
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Prof. Amitav Acharya

Distinguished Professor at the School of International Service at American University
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H.E. Chan Heng Chee

Singaporean Ambassador-at-Large and Ambassador of Singapore to the United States (1996-2012)
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Prof. Ichirō Fujisaki

President of Nakasone Peace Institute
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Prof. Wu Xinbo

Dean of the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University
Moderator:
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Prof. Gordon Flake

CEO of Perth USAsia Centre
Special Keynote by
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The Hon. Marise Payne

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia

02.

The Great Social Reset: Another Chance to Build a Just, Equitable, and Harmonious Society

Institutional Partner: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada
Time: 10:40 - 11:40 | GMT+7
Panelists:
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President José Ramos-Horta

Nobel Laureate and President of Timor Leste (2007-2012)
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The Hon. Nurul Izzah Anwar

Malaysian Politician and Member of Parliament for Permatang Pauh
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Rev. Kyoichi Sugino

Deputy Secretary General of Religions for Peace (RfP)
Moderators:
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Prof. David Capie

Director of the Centre for Strategic Studies at Victoria University of Wellington
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Dr. Jeffrey Reeves

Vice-President of Research for the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada

03.

Populism and Nationalism during the Time of COVID-19

Institutional Partner:
Philippine Institute for Peace, Violence, and Terrorism Research
Time: 11:50 - 12:50 | GMT+7
Panelists:
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The Hon. Stephen Smith

Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia (2007-2010)
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Ameshia Cross

Democratic Strategist and Political Commentator
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Prof. Dewi Fortuna Anwar

Co-Founder of Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia and Deputy Secretary for Political Affairs to the Vice President of Indonesia (2010-2015)
Moderator:
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Dr. Rommel C. Banlaoi

Chairman and Executive Director of the Philippine Institute for Peace, Violence, and Terrorism Research

04.

Geopolitical Reset: Is a World of More Cooperation, Less Rivalry Possible?

Institutional Partners:
Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and Valdai Discussion Club
Time: 12:55 - 13:55 | GMT+7
Panelists:
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The Hon. Kevin Rudd

President of the Asia Society Policy Institute and Prime Minister of Australia (2007-2010, 2013)
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H.E. Dr. Marty Natalegawa

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia (2009-2014)
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Prof. Kishore Mahbubani

Distinguished Fellow at the Asia Research Institute (ARI), National University of Singapore (NUS)
Moderator:
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Sunjoy Joshi

Chairman of Observer Research Foundation (ORF)
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Dr. Anton Bespalov

Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Valdai Discussion Club

05.

The Indo-Pacific and the COVID-19 Crisis: What are the Next Steps?

Institutional Partner: Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
Time: 14:15 - 15:25 | GMT+7
Keynote Speaker:
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H.E. Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar

Minister of External Affairs of India
Panelists:
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H.E. Bilahari Kausikan

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore (2010-2013)
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Peter Jennings

Executive Director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
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Prof. Richard Heydarian

Prof. Richard Heydarian, Non-Resident Fellow at Stratbase ADR Institute
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Dr. Ruan Zongze

Executive Vice President and Senior Fellow at China Institute of International Studies (CIIS)
Moderator:
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Prof. Dewi Fortuna Anwar

Co-Founder of Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia and Deputy Secretary for Political Affairs to the Vice President of Indonesia (2010-2015)

06.

Vaccine for All: Utopia or a Possibility?

Institutional Partner: Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia
Time: 15:40 - 16:40 | GMT+7
Keynote Speaker:
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Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO)
Panelists:
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Weining Meng

Vice President of Sinovac HK and Senior Director of Oversea Business of Sinovac Biotech Co., Ltd.
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Elen Høeg

Senior Policy Manager at Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)
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Vladimir Primak

Director at Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)
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Darren Welch

Director of Global Health at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office of the United Kingdom
Moderator:
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Timothy Marbun

News Anchor at KompasTV

07.

Light at the End of 2020: What Worries Me, What Gives Me Hope

Institutional Partner: Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia
Time: 16:50 - 17:50 | GMT+7
Panelists:
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H.E. Syed Saddiq

Minister of Youth and Sports of Malaysia (2018-2020)
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Cinta Laura Kiehl

Indonesian Entertainer and Entrepreneur
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Heart Evangelista

Filipina Actress and Artist
Moderator:
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Dr. Dino Patti Djalal

Founder and Chairman of Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia (2014)

08.

Rebuilding Better: Anticipating and Shaping the Post-COVID-19 World Order and Development

Institutional Partner: Paris Peace Forum (PPF)
Time: 18:00 - 19:00 | GMT+7
Keynote Speaker:
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H.E. Sergey V. Lavrov

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia
Panelists:
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Pascal Lamy

President of the Paris Peace Forum (PPF) and Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO) (2005-2013)
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Richard Maude

Executive Director, Policy, and Senior Fellow at the Asia Society Policy Institute
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Dr. Parag Khanna

Founder and Managing Partner of FutureMap
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Dr. Samir Saran

President of Observer Research Foundation (ORF)
Moderator:
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Choi Shing Kwok

Director of ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute

09.

At the Edge of a Cliff: How to Overcome the Worst Economic Recession of Our Time

Institutional Partner:
Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia and Milken Institute
Time: 19:10 - 20:15 | GMT+7
Panelists:
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Jin Liqun

President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
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Ahmed M. Saeed

Vice-President (Operations 2) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Richard Samans

Director of Research at the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Former Managing Director of the World Economic Forum
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Prof. Takatoshi Ito

Professor of the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) at Columbia University
Video Message by
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Dr. Mari Pangestu

Managing Director of the World Bank
Moderator:
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Laura Deal Lacey

Executive Director of the Milken Institute Asia Center
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Dr. Dino Patti Djalal

Founder and Chairman of Foreign Policy Community of Indonesia and Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia (2014)

10.

Emerging Leaders Dialogue: A Discussion on the Future of Democracy, Reforms, and Globalization after COVID-19

Institutional Partner: International Republican Institute (IRI)
Time: 20:30 - 21:30 | GMT+7
Panelists:
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Ridwan Kamil

Governor of West Java, Indonesia
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The Hon. Priyanka Chaturvedi

Indian Member of Parliament and Deputy Leader of Shiv Sena
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Jamie Metzl

Founder and Chair of OneShared.World and Author of Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and the Future of Humanity
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Emmanuel Ametepey

Executive Director of Youth Advocates - Ghana (YAG) and Convener of the African Youth SDGs Summit
Moderator:
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Johanna Kao

Regional Director for Asia of the International Republican Institute (IRI)
Special Keynote by
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H.E. Naledi Pandor

Minister of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa
Special Keynote by
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H.E. Josep Borrell Fontelles

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Rebuilding COVID-19 World: The European Union View on the Reaction to the Pandemic, the Post-COVID-19 World Order, and Vaccine for All

11.

Catching Up with Climate Agenda: Small Window, Huge Challenges

Institutional Partner: World Resources Institute (WRI)
Time: 21:40 - 22:40 | GMT+7
Panelists:
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Nigel Topping

High-Level Champion for Climate Action at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26)
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The Hon. Dyah Roro Esti Widya Putri

Indonesian Member of Parliament for Commission VII (Energy, Research and Technology, and Environmental Affairs)
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Dr. Antonio La Viña

Executive Director of the Manila Observatory
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Esther An

Chief Sustainability Officer of City Developments Limited (CDL)
Moderator:
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Dr. Andrew Steer

President and CEO of the World Resources Institute (WRI)

12.

Welcome Back, America!

Institutional Partner: Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Time: 22:45 - 00:00 | GMT+7
Armchair Discussion:
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Prof. Joseph S. Nye Jr.

University Distinguished Service Professor, Emeritus and Former Dean of the Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government
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Dr. John J. Hamre

President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Panelists:
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Dr. Kurt M. Campbell

Chairman and CEO of The Asia Group and Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (2009-2013)
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Dr. Daniel Twining

President of the International Republican Institute (IRI)
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Dr. Rebecca Lissner

U.S. Naval War College
Moderator:
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Gregory B. Poling

Senior Fellow for Southeast Asia and Director of the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative at CSIS

* The above sessions and its corresponding names are subject to change.