Singapore-France Economic Forum | Les Rencontres Économiques in Singapore

Singapore-France Economic Forum | Les Rencontres Économiques in Singapore

Organized by Le Cercle des économistes, the Economic Society of Singapore, ESSEC Business School, and Paris EUROPLACE, the first edition of Les Rencontres Économiques in Singapore, Singapore-France Economic Forum will be held at ESSEC Asia-Pacific on Thursday, 24 and Friday, 25 November 2016. We are honored to welcome Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies, as the Guest-of-Honor for this inaugural Forum.

Inspired by Les Rencontres Économiques d’Aix-en-Provence in France, a must-attend economic event, Les Rencontres Économiques in Singapore aims at gathering business leaders, academics, institutions, policy makers, think tanks, and students from Asia and Europe, around the theme "Europe and the Asian Century: Keys for the World Economy". Through a free and open debate, new ideas will emerge on key issues such as innovation, monetary policies, economic growth, investment, finance or regional integration.

These topics will be discussed by high-level speakers, among them:

Bertrand Badré, Visiting fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Former Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer; Chief Executive Officer, BlueOrange Capital

Beh Swan Gin, Chairman, Singapore Economic Development Board

H.E. Benjamin Dubertret, Ambassador of France to Singapore

Lee Suet-Fern, Managing Partner, Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC

Anne Le Lorier, First Deputy Governor, Banque de France

Enrico Letta, Dean, Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po Paris, former Prime Minister of Italy

Kishore Mahbubani, Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Christian Noyer, Former Governor, Banque de France

H.E. Ong Keng Yong, Ambassador-at-Large at the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Former Secretary-General of ASEAN; Executive Deputy Chairman, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University

Danny Quah, Li Ka Shing Professor of Economics, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Tan York Chor, Former Ambassador of Singapore to France

Leslie Teo, Chief Economist and Director of Economics & Investment Strategy, GIC; Vice President of the Economic Society of Singapore

The Forum is made possible thanks to the following partners:

Les Rencontres Economiques in Singapore

With the support of:

Ambassade de France a Singapour

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