NordCham Philippines, together with the embassies of Denmark, Norway, Sweden in Manila, the Embassy of Finland in Kuala Lumpur, and the Philippines Norway Business Council, have the pleasure to invite you to the Nordic Ambassadors' Forum - Smart and Sustainable Cities taking place at the Dusit Thani Manila on November 20, 2019. The forum is part of the 2019 NordStar Event Series on Innovation and Sustainability, supported by the Nordic Council of Ministers (Norden).


Guided by the UN Sustainable Development Goals 9) Innovation and Infrastructure and 11) Sustainable Cities and Communities, the Nordic Ambassadors' Forum brings together Nordic Ambassadors and key Smart City stakeholders in the private and public sectors for inspirational presentations, panel discussion, and company cases which will be shared throughout the half-day forum.


Program:

8.00 AM Registration starts, light breakfast served


8.45 AM Call to order


8.50 AM Opening remarks by NordCham President Bo Lundqvist


9.00 AM Nordic Ambassadors' Perspectives on Smart and Sustainable Cities

  • H.E. Grete Sillasen, Ambassador of Denmark to the Philippines
  • H.E. Bjorn Jahnsen, Ambassador of Norway to the Philippines and Palau
  • H.E. Harald Fries, Ambassador of Sweden to the Philippines

9.45 AM Panel discussion and Q&A

  • H.E. Grete Sillasen, Ambassador of Denmark to the Philippines
  • H.E. Bjorn Jahnsen, Ambassador of Norway to the Philippines and Palau
  • H.E. Harald Fries, Ambassador of Sweden to the Philippines
  • Hon. Arlene B. Arcillas, City Mayor, City of Santa Rosa, Laguna (invited)
  • Alejandro Melchor III, Chairman, Smart Cities and Innovation Committee, Analytics Association of the Philippines


10.30 AM Coffee break


10.45 AM Private sector perspectives and panel discussion on Smart and Sustainable Cities

  • ABB, Tristan M. Ocampo, Technical and Design Promotion Manager
  • Nokia, Anthony Mejilla, Head of Sales - Philippines: Transportation, Energy, Public Sector
  • AstraZeneca Philippines, Lotis Ramin, Country President
  • NIRAS, Antti Inkinen, Director, Asia & Pacific
  • Aidea, Nick Ramos, Marketing and Corporate Communications Expert
  • SM Prime, VAdm Alexander Pama, Resilience Consultant


12.15 PM Closing remarks


12.30 PM Networking buffet lunch


1.30 PM End of program


Admission fees:

  • NordCham and PNBC members: PHP 2,500 per ticket or PHP 35,000 branded corporate table for 10 pax
  • Guests: PHP 3,000 per ticket or PHP 40,000 branded corporate table for 10 pax

Location

Dusit Thani Manila Mayuree Ballroom
1223 Epifanio de los Santos Ave, Makati, 12242 Metro Manila
Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines

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Contact us

For additional event or venue information, please send an email to inaliel.medalla@nordcham.com.ph

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