ASEAN Young Entrepreneurs Carnival AYEC2016

When: Fri, Jul 29, 8am – Sat, Jul 30,12:30pm
Where: MATRADE, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Admission: MYR 48 - 93 [Free entry for expo]
Info: Event | ForumExpo | AwardsVenue | Outside | Inside

The 1st Asean Young Entrepreneurs Carnival is a first-of-its-kind carnival and will be the only ASEAN programme under the economic pillar that is held in Malaysia for 2016. Some of the key thrusts of this carnival are elements related to digitalization and automation, start-up and e-commerce ecosystem, enhancement of intra-Asean trade, alternative access to finance, the Priority Integration Sectors of Asean, sharing of best practices and many more.This carnival is co-organized by MATRADE, AYEC and MAAYE. Forum topics and themes include:

E-commerce, Youth & Entrepreneurship 
  • Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister. MITI
Developing an Asean Entrepreneurship Ecosystem
  • Tan Sri Dr. Irwan Siregar Abdullah, Secretary General, Treasury, MOF
Asean Cultural Diversity and it’s Advantages to Integration
  • Oudet Souvannavong, Chairman, Asean Business Advisory Council
  • Datuk P. Ravidran, Senior Director, Asean Economic Cooperation, MITI
  • Dr. Chamnan Ngammaneeudom, Asean SME Service Centre, Thailand
The Asean Digital Revolution
  • Jay Yuvallos, Co-Chair, Asean Business Advisory Council
  • David Wong, President, PIKOM
  • Dato’ Yasmin Mahmood, CEO, MDeC
  • Raphael Hamzah, Director, Cempaka Schools
The Demographic Dividends from Asean Youth
  • Khairy Jamaluddin, Minister of Youth and Sports, Malaysia
Cross-Border Capital Raising for Start-Ups
  • Vishal Harnal, Venture Partner, 500Startups
  • Henry Loke, CFO, pitchIN
  • Razif Aziz, CEO, Cradle
  • Soon Loo, CEO, DARe, Brunei
  • Datuk A.Kumararajah, CEO, SEED
ICT infrastructure, Literacy and Education
  • U Moe Kyaw, Asean-BAC Member, Myanmar
  • Dato' Eu Hong Chew, Deputy Chairman, I-Berhad
  • Elaine Tan, Executive Director, ASEAN Foundation
  • Dash Dhakshinamoorthy, President, GEM
  • Dato’ Feizal Mustapha, Chairman, BDO Malaysia
Boosting Trade in Asean.
  • Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, Co-Chair, Asean Business Advisory Council
The Asean E-commerce Landscape
  • Tee Chuen Hau, Principal, AT Kearney
  • Chan Kok Long, Executive Director, iPay88
  • Thanongsinh Kanlagna, CEO, Datacom, Laos
  • Ashran Ghazi, CEO, MaGIC
  • Chen Chow Yeoh, Co-Founder, KFIT
The Asean Consumer Boom
  • Douglas Foo, Chairman, Sakae Holdings, Singapore
  • Sharan Valiram, Executive Director, Valiram Group
  • Michael Chan, CEO, Bloomberg Malaysia
  • David Liew, CFO, Marrybrown
Eco-entrepreneurship and Social Enterprises in Asean
  • Gil Gonzales, Senior Director, SM Investments, Philippines
  • Dr. Han Phuomin, Energy Economist, ERIA
  • Jeevan Rajoo, TATA Country Head, Malaysia