Dates Monday, May 23, Wednesday, May 25 - Thursday, May 26, 2005
Organizer Nikkei Inc.
Media Partners People's Daily (China)
Kompas (Indonesia)
JoongAng Ilbo (Republic of Korea)
Maeil Business Newspaper (Republic of Korea)
The Straits Times (Singapore)
Corporate Sponsors NEC Corporation
ABeam Consulting Ltd.
DHL Japan, Inc.
Fidelity Investments Japan Limited
Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

"Special Session" Monday, May 23, 2005
9:00 Doors Open / Registration
Welcoming Remarks
Ryoki Sugita
President & CEO, NIKKEI
Speech and Q&A
Wu Yi
Vice Premier, State Council, People's Republic of China

Day 1 Wednesday, May 25 9:30 - 17:00
Welcoming Remarks Ryoki Sugita
President & CEO, NIKKEI

Lee Hsien Loong
Prime Minister (Singapore)

Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
Prime Minister (Malaysia)

Coffee/Tea Break
Speech Jusuf Anwar
Minister of Finance (Indonesia)
Speech Montek Singh Ahluwalia
Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission (India)
Focus Session

"FTAs and EPAs in East Asia: Regional Focus, Global Benefits"
Presentations and Discussion

Zhang Yunling
Director, Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies,
Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)

Cesar V. Purisima
Secretary of Finance (Philippines)

Yoriko Kawaguchi
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister

Moderator (for all speeches) :
Akira Kojima
Senior Editor, Editorial Bureau, Nikkei


Nobutaka Machimura
Minister for Foreign Affairs

Moderator (for all speeches) :
Nobumichi Izumi
Senior Editor, Editorial Bureau, Nikkei

Day 2 Thursday, May 26 9:30 - 17:00
Speech Thanong Bidaya
Minister of Commerce (Thailand)
Focus Session

"Asia's New Industrial Dynamism in the BRICs Era"
Presentations and Discussion

Dongsheng Li
Chairman & CEO, TCL Corporation (China)

B. Ramalinga Raju
Chairman, Satyam Computer Services (India)

Morris Chang
Chairman & CEO, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (Taiwan)

Masahiro Sakane
President & CEO, Komatsu Ltd.

Moderator :
Yasuhiko Ota
Editorial Writer, Nikkei


Chung Dong-young
Minister of Unification (Republic of Korea)

Moderator :
Isao Yamamoto
Editorial Writer, Nikkei

Focus Session

"Security Session: Evaluating the Situation in East Asia"
Presentations and Discussion

Wu Yii
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China to Japan

Jusuf Wanandi
Co-founder, Member, Board of Trustees, and Senior Fellow,
Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Jakarta

Richard L. Armitage
Former Deputy Secretary of State (U.S.A.)

Shunji Yanai
Professor, Chuo University,
Former Ambassador of Japan to the United States
(Moderator & Panelist)

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