Program Schedule – “Building the Common Good in Asia”, September 9-16

Program Schedule – “Building the Common Good in Asia”, September 9-16
Venue: Yingjie Exchange Center of Peking University

Venue:  Yingjie Exchange Center of Peking University

AM / PM Arrival of Retreat Participants. Check-in Hotels
17:00 pmRegistration and Briefing Session
19:00 pmWelcoming Dinner
9:00 amOpening Ceremony
Welcome Address: Dr. Min Weifang
Chairman, University Council, Peking University
 Welcome Address: Yohei Sasakawa
Chairman, Nippon Foundation, Japan

Introductory Remarks: M Rajaretnam,
Convenor, Building A Better Asia: Future Leaders’ Dialogue, and Director, Information and Resource Center, Singapore

Keynote Address:  H.E. Dr Surin PitsuwanSecretary – General Designate, ASEAN“Vision and Leadership for the East Asian Community in the 21st Century”Question & Answer
10:30 amTea Break
11:00 amSpecial Interactive Session with Dr Surin Pitsuwan
2:45 amLunch (Participants/Resource Persons/VIPs)
13:30 pmnbsp;Interactive Session I: Human Security in AsiaResource Person: Prof Amitav Acharya
Professor of Global Governance, 
Director, Governance Research Centre, University of Bristol,
United Kingdom 
15:30 pmBreakout Sessions
19:00 pmDinner
9:00 amInteractive Session II: Media and the Common Good in Asia
Resource Person: Yuli Ismartono, 
Executive Editor, TEMPO, Indonesia
Breakout Sessions
12:30 pmLunch
14:00 pmInteractive Session III: Shared Prosperity and the Common Good in AsiaResource Person: Dr Rajiv Kumar,
Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations, (ICRIER), India
 Breakout Sessions
19:00 pmDinner/Acrobatic Show
9:00 amInteractive Session IV: Sustainable Development and Public   Participation
Resource Person: Prof. Sachihiko Harashina,
Dept of Social Engineering,
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan.
Breakout Sessions
13:00 pmLunch
14:00 pmField Trip to Hancunhe Village
19:00 pmDinner
9:00 amInteractive Session V: Globalization and Its Impact on the Common Good in Asia
Resource Person:  Prof Pang Eng Fong
Vice Provost for Academic Strategic Planning, and
Dean, Lee Kong Chian School of Business
Singapore Management University
Breakout Sessions
13:00 pmLunch
14:00 pmSession for Participants for Drafting of Report
17:00 pmSpecial Interactive Session with Mr. Takeju Ogata
President, The Nippon Foundation
19:30 pmDinner
9:00 amInteractive Session VI: Common Security and the Common GoodResource Person: Dr Wang Jisi,
Dean, School of International Studies
Peking University, Beijing
13:00 pmLunch
14:00 pmTour of the Great Wall of China
19:00 pmWorking Dinner to continue drafting process
7:00 amWorking Breakfast to finalize draft of Communique
9:00 amGroup Presentations, Draft Communique, etc
11:30 amClosing CeremonyClosing Speech: Shuichi Ono
Executive Director, Nippon Foundation
Remarks by PKURemarks by Participants

Farewell Lunch

13:00End of RetreatFree Afternoon/Evening
Departure of participants