Realizing an Innovative, Inclusive, and Integrated Asia and the Pacific
Nov 15, 2013

TOKYO, JAPAN – Five years after the onset of the global financial crisis, Asia continues to face the challenge of achieving sustainable and inclusive growth.

The Asian Development Bank Institute’s 16th Annual Conference will explore the outlook for long-term regional growth through the theme “Realizing an Innovative, Inclusive, and Integrated Asia and the Pacific.”

A panel of renowned scholars and experts on innovation, inclusive growth, regional trade, and financial integration will discuss the future of the Asia and Pacific region. Timely topics, such as the potential impact of US monetary policy on Asia, will also be discussed.

Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank, will deliver the opening remarks, and L. Alan Winters, professor of economics at the University of Sussex, will deliver the keynote address.

Venue: Kasumigaseki Building 8F, Tokyo, Japan
Time and date of event: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 27 November 2013

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Organized by the Asian Development Bank Institute and the Asian Development Bank

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