IE Singapore - World Bank Business Opportunities Forum
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The World Bank is not just any bank, but a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. With a vision of shared prosperity, the Bank drives key projects across the world. In 2015 alone, the Bank approved 57 projects worth US$6.3billion in the East Asia Pacific region.
This workshop aims to help familiarise Singapore companies with the World Bank and its projects, as well as facilitate dialogue and networking between World Bank staff and local companies.
Why You Should Attend
// Learn about the procurement processes of the World Bank
// Network with key project members from the World Bank, IFC and MIGA
// Attend sectorial workshops focusing on best practices and upcoming trends
|0930||Welcome and Opening Addresses|
|1030||Networking tea break|
|1100||Overview of World Bank |
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|1400||Breakout workshops (happening concurrently)|
// Lee Ark Boon, CEO, IE Singapore
// Cledan Mandri-Perrott, Head, Infrastructure Finance and PPP (Singapore), World Bank Group
// Rana Karadsheh-Haddad, Country Manager (Singapore), IFC
// Timothy James Histed, Head of Singapore & Hong Kong, MIGA
// Almud Weitz, Principal Regional Team Leader for East Asia and the Pacific and South Asia at the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), World Bank
// Eng Fook Chuan, Lead Water and Sanitation Specialist, World Bank
// Gerald Olivier, Transport Cluster Leader, Transport and ICT Global Practice, World Bank
// Randeep Sudan, Adviser, Digital Strategy and Government Analytics, World Bank
Water, Sanitation, and Flood Protection was one of the leading sectors for the East Asia Pacific region, accounting for up to US$1.2biillion of approved IBRD loans and IDA commitments. Learn more about these projects, as well as upcoming trends in the sector.
The World Bank’s strategy for the transport sector aims to facilitate the movement of people, goods and ideas in developing countries by focusing on mobility solutions in a climate-friendly way. Hear about past, present and future projects on logistics, transit oriented development and urban mobility.
Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
This workshop discussion will focus on e-government, Internet of Things and data analytics, as well as cyber security. Case studies, and key trends and upcoming project profiles will be shared to facilitate discussion.