Bridges to the World

The Importers and Exporters Association of Taipei (IEAT), a partner in the economic transformation of Taiwan, plays a leading role in developing overseas markets, develop business opportunities as well as bridge communication between the industry and the government. At the historical milestone of IEAT’s 70th anniversary, we aspire to build upon our glorious past and promote the concerted efforts of our members and partners to take the Taiwan economy to new heights. IEAT invites you to join us in celebrating this momentous occasion as we work jointly towards a promising future.
15-16 June 2017

IEAT’s 70th Anniversary Celebrations

Date Morning Afternoon Dinner
Thu., 15 June Global economic and trade forum Anniversary Banquet
Fri., 16 June City Tour
National Palace Museum,
Din Tai Fung
Gala Dinner
W Taipei

No.10, Sec. 5, Zhongxiao E. Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei City

Global Trade Forum Agenda (Tentative)

15 June Agenda
Time Sessions and Topics Participants
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:10-09:13 Opening Remarks by Chairman Huang, IEAT
  • Mr. John C.T. HUANG, Chairman, IEAT
09:13-9:20 “Strategic Alliance, Global Deployment” Launch Ceremony Sister organizations to officiate Launch Ceremony
09:20-09:30 Opening Remarks by Guests of Honor
  • Mr. Chen Chien-jen, Vice President
09:40-10:30 I. Keynote speech(1):
Making Trade Work for Everyone
  • Speaker: Robert D. Manogue Director, Office of Bilateral Trade Affairs, Department of State, USA
10:30-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-11:50 II. Keynote speech(2):
Asia’s Emerging Economic Clout
  • Speaker: Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, Former Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
11:50-13:00 Lunch
  • Special guests and speakers
  • Business representatives
13:00-14:10 III. Panel Discussion (1): Global Trade –The Digital Era
  • Moderator:Dr. LU Hsi-peng
    Distinguished Professor, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
  • Panelists:
    - Ms. Audrey TANG
      Minister Without Portfolio, Executive Yuan
    - Mr. Colin Puckett
      Head of Seller Marketing for Amazon Business
14:10-14:20 Coffee break
14:20-15:30 IV. Panel Discussion (2): Global Trade – New Southbound Policy
  • Moderator:Mr. John C.C. DENG
    Minister Without Portfolio, Executive Yuan
  • Panelists:
    - Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, Former Secretary-General of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    - Mr. Gregory L. Domingo
      Former Secretary, Dept. of Trade and Industry, Philippines
    - Mr. Vikrom Kromadit
      CEO, AMATA Corporation Public Company Limited
15:30-16:40 V. Panel Discussion(3): Global Trade – Cross-Strait Trade and Commerce
  • Moderator: Dr. TIEN Hung-mao, Chairman, Straits Exchange Foundation
  • Panelists:
    - Mr. CHIU Chui-cheng
      Deputy Minister, Mainland Affairs Council
    - Mr. HSU Sheng-hsiung
      Chairman, Chinese National Federation of Industries
    - Ms. Syaru Shirley Lin
      Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong