Conference Agenda (Tentative)

Day 1: Wednesday 15th March 2017

INAUGURATION VENUE: GOVERNOR HOUSE, KARACHI

9:00A.M - 10:30A.M INAUGURATION SESSION
9:00A.M - 9:10A.M Opening Remarks by Dr. Nasir Afghan, Conference Secretary & Program Director MBA
9:30A.M - 10:00A.M: Guest of Honor: H.E Mr. Sun Weidong: Social and Economic Transformation in China: Lessons Learned
10:00A.M - 10:30A.M: Chief Guest and Key Note Speaker: Honorable H.E. President of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain: People of Pakistan and CPEC Vision & Mission

GROUP PHOTO WITH THE CHIEF GUEST

(RETURN TO IBA MAIN CAMPUS TO RESUME CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS)

Discussion Session 1: 12:30P.M - 1:15P.M: CPEC Long Term Plans, Reforms, Policies and Implementation

Session Chair: Dr. Nasir Afghan
1. Prof. Ahsan Iqbal – CPEC Policy Development and Implementation: Federal or Provincial Coordination Challenges and Opportunities
2. Prof. Dr. Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema – CPEC Security Paradigms
3. Dr. Ijaz Nabi - Requisites for Economic Growth from CPEC
4. Dr. Safdar A. Sohail – CPEC Long Term Plan Governance
5. TBA - Regulatory Reforms and Policy Development for CPEC

LUNCH AND PRAYERS
1:15 P.M - 2:15 P.M

 

Panel Session 1: 2:15P.M - 3:45P.M: CPEC - Energy & Infrastructure

Session Chair: Prof. Nisar Ahmed Siddiqui
1. Mr. Dostain Khan Jamaldini - Gwadar Port: Competitive advantage for Pakistan and for China
2. Brig. (R) Tariq Saddozai - Energy Demand and Supply Post 2018
3. Mr. Shahid Ashraf Tarar - Competitive advantage of CPEC trade routes for Pakistan and for China?
4. Mr. Shamsuddin A. Shaikh – CPEC Coal Based Power Projects
5. Engr. Mohsin M. Syed - SEZ’s: Best Practices in SEZ Creation for Industrial Growth

TEA BREAK
3:45 P.M - 4:15 P.M

 

Parallel Technical Sessions: 4:15P.M - 6:15P.M

Technical Session 1
Theme:
Agriculture and Food
Session Chairs:
Dr. Waqar Akram
Technical Session 2
Theme:
Port, Transport & Logistics
Session Chairs:
Dr. Abdul Salam Lodhi
Technical Session 3
Theme:
Trade & Economics
Session Chairs:
Dr. Ahmad Junaid
Technical Session 4
Theme:
Energy & Power
Session Chairs: TBA
 
DAY SUMMARY BY THE SESSION CHAIRS 6:15 P.M - 7:00P.M
Day 2: Thursday 16th March 2017

Panel Session 2: 9:00A.M - 10:30A.M: CPEC Financial Sector Opportunities and Challenges from CPEC
Session Chair: Dr. Ahmad Junaid

1. Mr. Syed Salim Raza - Financial Sector Policy Development: Priority areas
2. Mr. Nadeem Naqvi - Stock markets integration through cross listings: Opportunities and challenges
3. Mr. Nauman Dar - Banking Sector integration: Opportunities and challenges

Discussion Session 2: 10:30A.M - 11:15A.M: CPEC Financial Impact & Strategy
Session Chair: Mr. Khurram Husain

1. Dr. Ishrat Husain
2. Mr. Syed Salim Raza
3. Dr. Shamshad Akhtar
4. Mr. Atif Bajwa

TEA BREAK
11:15 A.M - 11:45 A.M

 

Panel Session 3: 11:45A.M - 1:15P.M: CPEC Industrial Cooperation & Trade

Session Chair: Dr. M. Mohsin Khan

1. Ms. Naheed Memon - Industrial Cooperation: Opportunities and Challenges
2. Mr. Ehsan Malik - China Pakistan FTA and CPEC
3. Dr. Miftah Ismail - Priority Areas for Industrial Cooperation: Chinese perspective and opportunities for Pakistani businesses

LUNCH AND PRAYERS
1:15 P.M - 2:15 P.M

 

Panel Session 4: 2:15P.M - 3:45P.M: CPEC Environmental & Social Impact
Session Chair: Dr. Aneel Salman

1. Mr. Ali Dehlavi
2. Mr. Mahmood Akhtar Cheema
3. Speakers Name and Topic TBA

TEA BREAK
3:45 P.M - 4:15 P.M

 

Discussion Session 2: 4:15P.M - 5:00P.M: Theme TBA
Session Chair: TBA

Presenters: Titles: Time: TBA

1. TBA
2. TBA
3. TBA

DAY SUMMARY BY THE SESSIONS CHAIR
 &
 CLOSING CEREMONY
5:00 P.M - 6:00 P.M

 

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm Questions & Answers Session