Dates Thursday, June 7 - Friday, June 8, 2001
Organizer Nikkei Inc.,

Day 1 Thursday, June 7, 2001
Welcoming Remarks Takuhiko Tsuruta
President & CEO, Nikkei
Opening Speech

Seiken Sugiura
Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs


Future of Indonesia

Nurcholish Madjid
Rector, The University of Paramadina Mulya (Indonesia)

Speeches and
Panel Discussion

How Are IT Industries Changing the Asian Business Scene?

Min Wei Fang
Chairman, Founder Group (China)

Narayana Murthy
Chairman & CEO, Infosys Technologies Ltd. (India)

Koji Nishigaki
President, NEC Corporation (Japan)

Speeches and
Panel Discussion

Asian Financial Markets: Requirements for Attaining Maturity

Thanong Bidaya
Former Finance Minister (Thailand)

Hakuo Yanagisawa
Minister for Financial Services (Japan)

Masaru Yoshitomi
Dean, The Asian Development Bank Institute (Japan)

Kenji Yoshizawa
Deputy Chairman, The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, Ltd. (Japan)


U.S. Policy toward East Asia

Karl D. Jackson
Former Assistant to the Vice President for National Securuty Affairs (U.S.A)

Domingo L. Siazon, Jr.
Former Secretary of Foreign Affairs (The Philippines)

Yukio Okamoto
President, Okamoto Associates, Inc. (Japan)

Day 2 Friday, June 8, 2001

Growth Strategies for Stable Society

Phan Van Khai
Prime Minister (Vietnam)

Park Jae-Kyu
Former Minister of Unification (Korea)
"Future of the Korean Peninsula"

Hun Sen
Prime Minister (Cambodia)
"Reconstruction of the Cambodian Economy and Regional Cooperation"


Mahathir bin Mohamad
Prime Minister (Malaysia)
"Beyond 'Globalism"

Speeches and
Panel Discussion

Scenarios for Regional Integration

Supachai Panitshpakdi
Former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Commerce (Thailand)

Sang-Boo Yoo
Chairman & CEO, POSCO (Korea)

Shigeji Ueshima
Chairman, Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Japan)

Noordin Sopiee
Chairman, Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS) (Malaysia)


Japan's Role in Regional Growth

Lim Hng Kiang
Minister for Health and Second Minister for Finance (Singapore)

Yoichi Morishita
Chairman, Matsushita Electric industrial, Co.,Ltd (Japan)

Taku Yamasaki
Secretary General, Liberal Democratic Party (Japan)

Titles of speakers, names of companies, etc., were correct as of the time when the forum was held.