SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce

Switzerland and the ADB

Thursday, October 19th 2017, 16:45 - 20:00
Einstein Congress Hotel, Campus-E University of St.Gallen
Berneggstrasse 2
9000 St. Gallen
Bambang SUSANTONO, Vice-President, Asian Development Bank (ADB),
Dr. Yasuyuki SAWADA, Chief Economist, ADB,
Etsuro HONDA, Ambassador of Japan to Switzerland,
Raymund FURRER, Ambassador, Governor for Switzerland to the ADB, Head of Economic Cooperation and Development, SECO,
Eunice ZEHNDER-LAI, CEO, IPM / Board Member of Asia Society Switzerland,
Simon EVENETT, Professor of International Trade and Economic Development, University of St. Gallen
SJCC Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce
Asian Development Bank (ADB),
State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO ,
University of St.Gallen (HSG)

Switzerland and the Asian Development Bank:
50 Years of Partnership for Developing Asia and the Pacific

On the occasion of Switzerland’s 50 Years Membership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the ADB’s own 50th Anniversary, the Swiss Confederation together with the University of St. Gallen and the Swiss-Japanese Chamber of Commerce proudly invite you to St. Gallen:


4:45 p.m. Registration & Welcome Drinks, Photo and Video Exhibition

5:15 p.m. Opening Remarks by Ambassador Raymund Furrer, Governor for Switzerland to the ADB; Head of Economic Cooperation and Development, SECO
5:20 pm. Keynote Address by Dr. Bambang Susantono, ADB Vice-President

5:45 p.m. Panel Discussion on Closing Asia’s Infrastructure Gap: Opportunities and Challenges for the Public and Private Sector

7:00 p.m. Apéro Riche with photo and video exhibition on ADB’s achievements over the last 50 years and cooperation projects with Switzerland