Connect Asia-Pacific Summit 2013

The Connect Asia-Pacific Summit

18 November 2013

IMPACT Exhibition and Conference Centre, Bangkok

Programme

Group Photo of Heads of State/Government & Heads of Delegation

09:00-10:30

Summit Grand Opening

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Venue: Royal Jubilee

Summit Chair: Her Excellency Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Kingdom of Thailand

  • Welcome Address by ITU Secretary General, Dr. Hamadoun Touré

  • Video Message of UN Secretary-General, Mr. Ban-Ki Moon

  • Opening and Keynote Address by Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Kingdom of Thailand, Her Excellency Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra

  • Statements by Heads of States or Governments

  • Endorsement of the Leaders’ Vision – Asia-Pacific 2020: Smartly DIGITAL

11:00-12:30

High-level Panel –Envisioning Asia-Pacific 2020

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Venue: Royal Jubilee

Chair: ITU Secretary-General, Dr. Hamadoun Touré

Panellists:

  • Presidents/Chairmen/CEOs of Industry and International Organisations

  • Honourable Guests

12:30-14:00

Lunch

Venue: Garden Challenger 1

13:00-14:00: Summit Press Conference

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Venue: Jupiter 16

14:00-15:45

Multi-stakeholder Meeting and Partnerships Announcements

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Venue: Garden Challenger 1

16:00-17:30

Ministerial Roundtable

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Venue: Jupiter 4-7

  • Introductory Remarks by ITU BDT Director, Mr. Brahima Sanou

  • Opening Remarks and Presentation of Communiqué by Minister of Information and Communication Technology, Thailand, His Excellency Group Captain Anudith Nakornthap

  • Endorsement of the Communiqué

  • Ways forward to realize the Vision Asia-Pacific 2020: Smartly DIGITAL

17:30-18:00

Closing

Venue: Jupiter 4-7

18:30-20:00

Gala Dinner

Venue: Grand Diamond

Organised By

Minister of ICT International Telecommunication Union