The U.S.-China commerce and know-how battle dominates immediately’s headlines. The wrestle for financial supremacy has resulted in excessive tariffs and damaged know-how provide chains, impacting each international companies and customers. What can we count on as tensions improve? How will these altering geopolitics proceed to affect international enterprise, know-how innovation and extra?
At Swell 2019 Ambassador Chan Heng Chee, one in all Singapore’s most distinguished diplomats, takes the stage to deal with these questions. She is going to look at the present U.S. and China political setting and the brand new actuality that can unfold for all nations and international companies amid political uncertainty.
Chan understands from first-hand expertise the affect of strained international politics. She started her 16-year tenure as Singapore’s Ambassador to the U.S. throughout a tense interval within the two nations’ historical past, following disagreements across the sentencing of an American teenager for vandalism in Singapore. Below her management, bilateral relationships between the nations improved dramatically. Singapore and the U.S. cast new agreements round protection, safety, and commerce, together with the signing of the U.S.-Singapore Free Commerce Settlement (USSFTA) and the Strategic Framework Settlement.
She additionally has deep experience in financial improvement in Singapore and, extra broadly, throughout Asia-Pacific. At this time, Chan serves as Ambassador-at-large inside the Singapore International Ministry the place she chairs Singapore College’s Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Progressive Cities, and is a Member of the Presidential Council for Minority Rights. She has acquired plenty of awards together with the Inaugural Asia Society Excellent Diplomatic Achievement Award and the U.S. Navy Distinguished Public Service Award.
Because the world watches and waits for a U.S.-China decision, Swell 2019 provides an excellent discussion board to discover its doubtlessly far-reaching affect. Ambassador Chan lends her distinctive experience on this quickly evolving challenge, and keynote audio system—Dr. Raghuram Rajan, former Governor of the Reserve Financial institution of India, and Kamal Quadir, CEO of bKash—talk about how immediately’s technological development brings financial alternatives and monetary inclusion to rising markets.
Don’t miss your likelihood to be part of this necessary worldwide dialog. Swell 2019 is Ripple’s invite-only buyer occasion in Singapore, Nov. 7-8. It brings collectively the world’s most trusted voices throughout monetary companies, funds, know-how and coverage to discover the brand new actuality unfolding in international funds—and why it issues.