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Inadequate infrastructure, relatively weak investment climate, and restrictions on foreign direct investment have been cited as impediments to the economy and infrastructure development in the Philippines. With the re-opening of the economy and shifting to in-person work and class setup, building quality and efficient infrastructure becomes vital to the country's competitiveness and attracting greater investment. It is also on this ground that transport is seen as an important economic sector, linking population and commercial centers across the archipelago.


During the previous administration, the Build, Build, Build (BBB) Program, aimed at accelerating public infrastructure development in the country, was focused on key sectors of the Philippine economy, with transport and mobility as the highest priority and allocation of budget. Under the new leadership of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Build, Better, More (BBM) from its previous iteration of BBB will further expand the country's flagship infrastructure program. As the demand for the Philippine public transport system continues to rise, restrategizing and implementing accessible and effective mobility solutions is critical. Against this backdrop, it is imperative to know the plans and priorities of the government to elevate the Philippine transportation sector to global standards.


In light of this, the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP) invites you to a luncheon meeting with our keynote speaker, Department of Transportation Secretary Jaime J. Bautista, as he bares the priorities of the Marcos administration in the transportation sector, as well as the Philippines' standing in terms of smart mobility and road safety. This event will also provide a hybrid platform for various stakeholders, including the European-Philippine business community to discuss potential areas of collaboration with the government.


Important reminders:

  • Food and drinks are available for attendees joining physically.
  • In compliance with health and safety protocols, slots for physical attendance will be limited to fully vaccinated onsite participants only. Attendees will be required to present proof of vaccination (such as a Vax Certificate or Vaccination Card), and an accomplished health declaration form in order to enter the venue.

Please note that registration for physical attendance will close on 18 October at 12:00pm.

Oct 19, 2022

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (GMT+8)

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Chantara Function Room - Dusit Thani Manila
Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
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Agenda

  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMRegistration
    12:00 PM - 12:05 PMWelcome Remarks
    12:05 PM - 12:10 PMIntroduction of Keynote Speaker
    12:10 PM - 12:40 PMKeynote Speech

    Keynote Speaker: Hon. Jaime J. Bautista

    Secretary at Department of Transportation

    12:40 PM - 1:30 PMOpen Forum
    1:30 PM - 1:35 PMClosing Remarks
    1:35 PM - 2:00 PMNetworking

Speakers

  • Keynote Speaker: Hon. Jaime J. Bautista (Secretary at Department of Transportation)

    Keynote Speaker: Hon. Jaime J. Bautista

    Secretary at Department of Transportation

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  • Panelist: Mr. Paulo Duarte (Managing Director of Bosch Philippines)

    Panelist: Mr. Paulo Duarte

    Managing Director of Bosch Philippines

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  • Moderator: Atty. Marvin Masangkay (Partner at Quisumbing Torres)

    Moderator: Atty. Marvin Masangkay

    Partner at Quisumbing Torres

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Tickets

Virtual - ECCP member

This ticket applies to ECCP members attending the event VIRTUALLY (via Zoom).

Free
Virtual - Non-member

This ticket applies to non-members attending the event VIRTUALLY (via Zoom).

₱1,000
Physical - ECCP Premium members

This ticket applies to ECCP Premium members attending the event PHYSICALLY. This is limited to primary and/or alternate representative(s) only.

Free
Physical - ECCP member

This ticket applies to ECCP members attending the event PHYSICALLY

₱1,800
Physical - Non-member

This ticket applies to non-members attending the event PHYSICALLY

₱2,500
Physical - ECCP Corporate Partners

This applies to ECCP Corporate Partners attending the event PHYSICALLY. This is limited to primary and/or alternate representative(s) only.

Free
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