16 October 2017, 6 pm
Haus Huth, Alte Potsdamer Straße 5, 10785 Berlin
The year 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of EU-ASEAN inter-regional cooperation and our expert panelists will discuss the following questions:
What role does the EU and its trade policy play in ASEAN’s political and economic integration?
What are the private sector’s experiences with intra-regional trade in ASEAN today?
What does the isolationist approach of the current US administration mean for EU-ASEAN relations?
And which impact do the economic and geo-strategic interests of China have on ASEAN’s political coherence and its approach to the EU?
H.E. Laurence Bay, Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to Germany
Reinhard Bütikofer, Member of the European Parliament, Co-Chair of the European Green Party and rapporteur on EU-political relations with ASEAN
Martin Lutz, Co-Head of Unit VA3 – General trade policy issues (EU/WTO), services, intellectual property, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Bersick, Head of Department, International Political Economy of East Asia, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Claus Biernoth, Vice President Sales, First Sensor AG (tbc)
Volker Hagen Walz, Head of External Affairs ASEAN, Daimler South East Asia Pte.Ltd.