Soziale Marktwirtschaft in Südasien

Mai 22 Montag

Datum/Uhrzeit

22. – 26. Mai 2017

Ort

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Typ

Diskussion

Im Mai organisierte das Regionalprogramm SOPAS eine Diskussionsreihe in Kooperation mit der Pathfinder Foundation in Colombo. Experten aus Deutschland und Sri Lanka tauschten sich über das Thema „Soziale Marktwirtschaft und SMEs in Südasien“ aus.

Auch verfügbar in English

Programme

Venue: Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Restaurant Long Feng

Tuesday, 23rd May 2017

08:30 Registration of participants
Venue: Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Duke’s Court 2

09:00 Welcome Remarks
• Thomas AWE, Resident Representative, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Japan Office

09:10 Opening Remarks
• Michael DOHMEN, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
• Bernard GOONETILLEKE, Chairman, Pathfinder Foundation

09:30 Keynote Speech
• Indrajit COOMARASWAMY, Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka

09:50 A Concise Examination of the Discourse about Social Market Economy and the Role of SMEs in Sri Lanka
• Sirimal ABEYRATNE, Professor of Economics, University of Colombo

10:20 Coffee Break

10:50 An Introductory Overview of the German Social Market Economy as a Model for South Asia
• Rolf LANGHAMMER, Vice-President, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

11:20 Entrepreneurial Women in Sri Lanka
• Dilesha PERERA, Managing Director, Dilshand Co. and Partner, Macron Consultancy

11:50 Q&A and discussion moderated by Shihar ANEEZ, Correspondent, Thomson-Reuters

12:15 Lunch break
Venue: The Dining Room 1F

13:30 Policies to Facilitate SME Growth in the Sectors of Taxation and Banking
• Andre SCHMIDT, Head of Chair, Macroeconomics and International Economics University of Witten Herdecke

14:00 How may MSMEs be Better Served by Public Utilities
• Rohan SAMARAJIVA, Founding Chair, LIRNEasia

14:30 Growth and Competitiveness of Sri Lankan SMEs: 3 Selected Areas to Consider
• Anushka WIJESINHA, Chief Economist, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce

15:00 The Significance of Vocational and Dual Education Systems for SMEs in Germany
• Michael ZIBROWIUS, Economist., Vocational Education and Training, Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW Köln)

15:30 Coffee Break

16:00 Q&A and discussion moderated by Shihar ANEEZ, Correspondent, Thomson-Reuters

16:30 Wrap Up and Final Thoughts
• Luxman SIRIWARDENA, Executive Director, Pathfinder Foundation

17:00 Closing Remarks
• Thomas AWE, Resident Representative, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Japan Office

17:30 Working Dinner for Conference Participants
Venue: The Dining Room 1F

Wednesday, 24th May 2017

10:00 Meeting in the Hotel Lobby and transfer to The Pathfinder Foundation, Purasarana Building, 34, Sanchi Arachchi Garden, Off St.Sebastian Hill, Colombo 12, Sri Lanka

10:30 Courtesy Visit at the Purasarana Office

11:00 Transfer to MMBL – Pathfinder Foundation Head Office - Peliyagoda

11:30 Meeting at the Pathfinder Foundation: “Debrief and Future Cooperation - Chances for SME-Growth in Sri Lanka“
• Milinda MORAGODA, Founder, Pathfinder Foundation
• Thomas AWE, Resident Representative, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Japan Office
• Michael ZIBROWIUS, Economist., Vocational Education and Training, Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW Köln)
• Andre SCHMIDT, Head of Chair, Macroeconomics and International Economics University of Witten Herdecke
• Rolf LANGHAMMER, Vice-President, Kiel Institute for the World Economy
• KAS and PF staff

12:00 Transfer to Working Lunch with the Pathfinder Foundation

12:30 Working Lunch on the Kelani River – Hosted by Pathfinder Foundation

14:30 Bus transfer from Kelaniya Temple back to the Hotel for Final Debrief

19:00 Networking Dinner
Venue: Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, 8 Degrees

21:00 End of Public Conference

Ansprechpartner

Akim Enomoto