Diskussion

Soziale Marktwirtschaft in Südasien

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.

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Programme

Venue: Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Restaurant Long Feng

Tuesday, 23rd May 2017

08:30Registration of participants

Venue: Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, Duke’s Court 2

09:00Welcome Remarks

•Thomas AWE, Resident Representative, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Japan Office

09:10Opening Remarks

•Michael DOHMEN, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

•Bernard GOONETILLEKE, Chairman, Pathfinder Foundation

09:30Keynote Speech

•Indrajit COOMARASWAMY, Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka

09:50A 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

10:20Coffee Break

10:50An Introductory Overview of the German Social Market Economy as a Model for South Asia

•Rolf LANGHAMMER, Vice-President, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

11:20Entrepreneurial Women in Sri Lanka

•Dilesha PERERA, Managing Director, Dilshand Co. and Partner, Macron Consultancy

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

12:15Lunch 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

14:00How may MSMEs be Better Served by Public Utilities

•Rohan SAMARAJIVA, Founding Chair, LIRNEasia

14:30Growth and Competitiveness of Sri Lankan SMEs: 3 Selected Areas to Consider

•Anushka WIJESINHA, Chief Economist, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce

15:00The 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

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

16:30Wrap Up and Final Thoughts

•Luxman SIRIWARDENA, Executive Director, Pathfinder Foundation

17:00Closing Remarks

•Thomas AWE, Resident Representative, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Japan Office

17:30Working Dinner for Conference Participants

Venue: The Dining Room 1F

Wednesday, 24th May 2017

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

10:30Courtesy Visit at the Purasarana Office

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

11:30Meeting 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

12:00Transfer to Working Lunch with the Pathfinder Foundation

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

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

19:00Networking Dinner

Venue: Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, 8 Degrees

21:00End of Public Conference

Programm

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Veranstaltungsort

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Kontakt

Akim Enomoto

Associate Researcher