|08:00 – 09:00||Registration|
|09:00 – 09:10||Preliminaries
Philippine National Anthem
|09:10 – 09:20||
WELCOME REMARKS AND OVERVIEW OF THE SUMMITMs. Zenaida Maglaya
Undersecretary, Regional Operations Group – DTI Philippines
|09:20 – 09:35||
KEYNOTE ADDRESSSecretary Ramon Lopez
Department of Trade and Industry – Philippines
Chair, ASEAN Economic Ministers
|09:35 – 10:30||
KEYNOTE FORUM: PROMOTING MSMEs FOR ASEAN PROSPERITYPolicy makers in the ASEAN region will share how the partnership between the public and private sectors can efficiently and effectively work for promoting MSMEs towards achieving prosperity across the region.
Panel Discussions: 7Ms Towards a Prosperous ASEAN MSMEs
|10:30 – 11:15||
SESSION M1 – Promoting MSME Development MindsetThis session will discuss ways on how to train and orient entrepreneurs on the right entrepreneurial characteristics and attitude. Mindset change is the starting point for building the right entrepreneurial attitude and the enabling environment for MSMEs.
|11:15 – 12:00||
SESSION M2&M3 – Mastery and Mentoring Toward Competitiveness and ResilienceThis session will discuss the core principles of entrepreneurship to gain competence and the know-how on effective ways to scan and seize market opportunities; to identify gaps and unmet needs, and, to maximize the entrepreneurs’ strengths, passion and experience. Initiatives that support for continuous guidance and advisory services for entrepreneurs will be tackled.
|12:00 – 12:10||
ASEAN MSMEs Featured Publications
Short Message of Support from Partners:
Dr. Susan Brems
Mission Director, USAID Philippines, Pacific Islands and Mongolia
Mr. Alexander Böhmer
Head of Southeast Asia Division, Global Relations, OECD
|12:10 – 13:30||Lunch Break|
|13:30 – 14:00||Cultural Presentations|
Panel Discussions: 7Ms Towards a Prosperous ASEAN MSMEs (continuation)
|14:00 – 14:50||
SESSION M4 – Accessing Domestic and Regional MarketsThis session will discuss initiatives on how markets are made more accessible to MSMEs through various platforms like ecommerce and linking small businesses in the global value and supply chains.
|14:50 – 15:30||
SESSION M5 – Overcoming Money HurdlesThis session will tackle ways for achieving financial inclusion by providing MSMEs with alternative sources of financing like venture capital and use of financial technologies
|15:30 – 16:10||
SESSION M6 & M7 – Machines and Proactive Business Models Toward Productive and Responsive MSMEsThis session will discuss initiatives on how MSMEs can access modern machines so as to upgrade technology, raise productivity, and improve marketability of their products and services. It will also tackle creative and innovative ways of creating new ideas/enterprises including linking MSMEs with bigger businesses, tech-startups, franchising, retail marketing and ecommerce.
ASEANizing MSMEs: 2017 Action Agenda in Support of SAP SMED 2025
WAY FORWARD FOR ASEAN MSME DEVELOPMENTThis session synthesizes the outputs of the Summit Sessions (M1-M7) including the results of the Roundtable Discussions held prior to the Summit. In response to the outcomes of the Summit, the ASEAN Economic Ministers will provide inspirational message, insights and directions towards helping achieve economic prosperity in the region through MSME development.
|17:00 - 17:10||
|17:10 -17:20||Launch and presentation of “Sikap”: success stories of Philippine MSMEs|
|17:20 – onwards||Networking Cocktails|
08:00 – 20:00
Photo exhibit of selected successful MSMEs from the ASEAN Member States
ASEAN Mentorship for Entrepreneurs Network (AMEN)
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
US-ASEAN Connectivity through Trade and Investment (US ACTI)
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
END OF THE SUMMIT
|*Please note that this Agenda is subject to change by the organizer|