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PECC International Project 2017-2018: Sustainable Development and Circular Economy (Seminar 3): Smart Cities & Trade

From March 28, 2018 until March 29, 2018
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The 33rd Pacific Economic Community Seminar

Sustainable Development and Circular Economy

A PECC International Project 2017-2018


"SMART CITIES AND TRADE"

March 28-29, 2018

Sheraton Grand Taipei Hotel, Chinese Taipei

 

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

 08.30-09.00

Registration

 09.00-09.15

Welcome Remarks

  • Michael P. Y. Hsu
    Chinese Taipei APEC Senior Official

 09.15-09.30

Opening Remarks

  • Pascal Lamy
    Chairman, France Pacific Territories National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (FPTPEC)

Session 1: Impact of circular economy in concept and planning for smart cities (Part I)

Session chair:       

  • Chien-Fu Lin
    Chairman, Chinese Taipei Pacific Economic Cooperation Committee (CTPECC)

09.30-09.50

Living and working in smart cities: Shared offices/ work from home ( pdf download (4.04 MB) )

  • Yen, Jun-Rur
    Chief Secretary, Department of Information Technology, Taoyuan City Government

09.50-10.10

Optimizing urban services through digital innovation ( pdf download (1.64 MB) )

  • Nicolas Renard
    Advisor to the Chairman and CEO, Veolia

10.10-10.30

Group Photo/ Coffee Break

Session 1: Impact of circular economy in concept and planning for smart cities (Part II)

Session chair:       

  • Jean Luc Le Bideau
    Vice Chairman, France Pacific Territories National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (FPTPEC)

10.30-10.50

What is smart, what is circular? ( pdf download (3.31 MB) )                                                             

  • Jessica Yom
    Associate Editor, Policy & Society

10.50-11.10

Rent or buy: Integrating circular economy in everyday life ( pdf download (1.62 MB) )

  • Jean Luc Le Bideau
    Vice Chairman, France Pacific Territories National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (FPTPEC)

11.10-11.30

Incorporating CE into the design and construction of private housing and public infrastructure ( pdf download (4.04 MB) )

  • Christophe Le Moing
    Lemoing Architect Group

11.30-12.30

Open Discussion

12.30-13.30

Lunch

Session 2:  Raising the benchmark for sustainable urban transportation

Session chair:       

  • Chen-sheng Ho
    Director, Department of International Affairs, Taiwan Institute of Economic Research

13.30-13.50      

Clean and efficient urban transportation – examples from Singapore, Beijing, Jakarta, Bangkok, Santiago ( pdf download (669 KB) )

  • Tan Khee Giap
    Co-Director, Asia Competitiveness Institute
    Chairman, Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (SINCPEC)

13.50-14.10

Sustainable Mobility for Smart and Livable Cities ( pdf download (3.63 MB) )

  • S.K. Jason Chang
    Professor, National Taiwan University
    Vice President, ITS Taiwan

Session 3: Sustainability and ethics

Session chair:       

  • Mignonne Chan
    Founder and CEO, Out-of- the- Box Consultancy

14.10-14.30

Ethical code of conduct to boost competitiveness with WTO/ OECD rules and codes

  • Pascal Lamy
    Chair, France Pacific Territories National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (FPTPEC)

14.30-14.50      

Sustainable development and ethics, how to implement Circular Economy ( pdf download (3.57 MB) )

  • Ju-Wen Lin
    Manager, Da Fon Environmental Technology Co., Ltd, Chinese Taipei

14.50-15.10

Development of Circular Economy for Precious/Rare Metals in Chinese Taipei ( pdf download (3.46 MB) )

  • Chien-Yung Ma
    Chairman, Solar Applied Materials Technology Corp, Chinese Taipei

15.10-15.20     

Coffee Break

Session 4: Smart cities, smart islands

Session Chair:

  • Charles Morrison
    Senior Fellow, East-West Center, USA

15.20-16.30

Panellists:

  • Tan Khee Giap
    Co-Director, Asia Competitiveness Institute
    Chairman, Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (SINCPEC)

  • Pascal Lamy
    Chair, France Pacific Territories National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (FPTPEC)

  • Chien-Yung Ma
    Chairman, Solar Applied Materials Technology Corp, Chinese Taipei

Q&A

18.00-19.00

Welcome Dinner (by invitation only)

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Session 5:  Trade facilitation – role of technical codes and standards

Session chair:   

  • Tan Khee Giap
    Co-Director, Asia Competitiveness Institute
    Chairman, Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (SINCPEC)

09.00-09.20

Regional Trade Issues in the context of Geo-political Dynamics

  • Mignonne Chan
    Founder and CEO, Out-of-the-Box Consultancy

09.20-09.40

Changes in trade between Asia and Latin America ( pdf download (1.14 MB) )

  • Jorge Heine
    Public Policy Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.

09.40-10.00

TPP and RCEP toward FTAAP: Economic Impacts of RTAs ( pdf download (450 KB) )

  • Kenichi Kawasaki
    Senior Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan

10.00-10.20

Implementation of trade standards at the industry level ( pdf download (114 KB) )

  • Alain Liger
    Business Consultant, France

10.20-10.40

Modern security landscape in Chinese Taipei

  • Joy Chan
    Deputy Director General, Cybersecurity Technology Institute, Institute for Information Industry

10.40-11.00

Open Discussion/ Coffee Break

Session 6:  Harmonization of standards

Session chair:       

  • Anyu (Andy) Lee
    President, eBridgeChina Research Institute

11.00-11.20

Potential impact of CE on the global value chains, new trade patterns and RTAs

  • Rob Scollay
    Professor, University of Auckland

11.20-11.40

Free trade and globalization

  • Anyu (Andy) Lee
    President, eBridgeChina Research Institute

11.40-12.00

Implementing international trade facilitation standards: Chinese Taipei Customs

  • Arthur Yang
    Senior Researcher, Customs Administration, Ministry of Finance, Chinese Taipei

12.00-12.20

Capacity Building in the Emerging Economies ( pdf download (4.59 MB) )

  • Khemraj Ramful
    International Trade Center, Geneva                                                                              

12.20-12.40

Open Discussion

12.40-13.30

Lunch

Session 7: Potential impact of CE on connectivity and trade  

Session chair:     

  • Pascal Lamy
    Chairman, France Pacific Territories National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (FPTPEC)

 13.30-13.50

Management of NTMs and the Future of International Trade

  • Pascal Lamy
    Chairman, France Pacific Territories National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (FPTPEC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.50-15.00

The political economy of preferential trade agreements

  • Kenichi Kawasaki
    Senior Fellow, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

ASEAN trade and connectivity

  • Tan Khee Giap
    Co-Director, Asia Competitiveness Institute
    Chairman, Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (SINCPEC)

Capacity Building in the Emerging Economies, New Ways of Trade

  • Khemraj Ramful
    International Trade Center

Standardization and Capacity-building for emerging economies

  • Jorge Heine
    Public Policy Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.

Trade between Asia and the US

  • Charles E. Morrison
    Senior Fellow, East-West Center

Free trade and globalization

  • Anyu (Andy) Lee
    President, eBridgeChina Research Institute

Q&A

15.00-15.15

Closing Remarks

  • Jean Luc Le Bideau
    Vice Chairman, France Pacific Territories National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation (FPTPEC)

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