Big in Asia Conference 2022 - Estonia

Conference | December 8, 2022 | 9:30 - 17:00 Eastern European Time Zone

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Big in Asia will bring to Tallinn the most inspiring experts from Korea to India, from Japan to Southeast Asia to discuss the global trends in trade, take a deep dive into seizing the opportunities in Asia, gather practical insights from fellow entrepreneurs and help you build a solid roadmap at workshops.

Agenda

9:30 – 10:00 - Morning Coffee & Tea
 
10:00-10:20 - Opening Remarks
  • Kick off by the moderators Ilaria Perla, Project manager for China & South-East Asia at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency and Rafael Jimenez, Services Manager for Asia at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency
  • Welcoming words by Liina Maria Lepik, Member of the Board at Estonian Business and Innovation Agency
  • Welcoming words by Mariin Ratnik, Estonian Undersecretary for Economic Relations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Why Asia by Eva-Kristiina Ponomarjov, Director for International Trade at Estonian Business and Innovation Agency
 
10:20 – 10:50 - Trends and threats in global trade: going beyond the challenges of today’s turbulent times

Speaker: Bonggeun (Bon) Oh, CEO & Founder at Aurum Care Management

 
10:50-11:15 Trading with Asia: what you need to know in order to seize the opportunities and build a solid strategy

Speaker: Riccardo Benussi, Head of European Business Development at Dezan Shira & Associates

 
11:15 -11:30 - Coffee Break
 
 
11:30 – 12:15 - Cross Culture: building a common ground when doing business with Asia

Keynote and moderation by Gabor Holch, Intercultural Leadership Consultant, Campanile Consulting

Panelists: Christoffer Kvernvold, Principal at Presidio Ventures Europe, Argo Sildvee, Founder and CEO of Estonian Marine Initiative

 
12:15 – 13:30 - Networking Lunch
 
 
13:30-14:15 - Learning by Doing: the brightest insights, hardest pitfalls and sharpest pivots

Panelists:

  • Marika Popp, Head of Sales and Partnerships for Digital Identity Technologies at Cybernetica
  • Otto Pukk, President and CEO of Incap Corporation
  • Meelis Mölder, CEO of Timbeco Woodmill OÜ
  • Merike Adamson, Export Key Account Manager at Eesti Pagar
 
14:15-14:30 - Pitching Asia: Japan, South Korea, India, Singapore and Southeast Asia
  • Tsubasa Yoshito, Project Manager for Japan at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency
  • Soonhee Bae, Export Advisor for South-Korea at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency
  • Grace Neha Nathaniel, Project Manager for India at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency
  • Vinod Basliyal,  Export Manager for India at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency
  • Ilaria Perla, Project Manager for China & South-East Asia at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency
  • Kristel Alver, Export Manager ifor Singapore at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency
 
14:30 – 14:45 - Key take-aways and closing remarks
 
 
14:45 – 15:00 - Coffee Break
 
 
15:00-16:00 - Parallel workshops for Japan, South Korea, India, Singapore & South East Asia

Japan: “New & Legacy? Japan 202X”

Speaker: Kuni Kawase, Managing Director, Presidio Ventures Europe, Sumitomo Corporation Group, Christoffer Kvernvold, Principal at Presidio Ventures Europe and Tsubasa Yoshito, Project Manager for Japan at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency

South Korea

Speaker: Bonggeun (Bon) Oh, CEO & Founder at Aurum Care Management, Argo Sildvee, Founder and CEO of Estonian Marine Initiative, Marti Mätas, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Estonia in Seoul and Soonhee Bae, Export Advisor for South-Korea at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency

India

Speaker: Grace Neha Nathaniel, Project Manager for India at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency and Vinod Basliyal,  Export Manager for India at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency

Singapore & South-East Asia

Speaker: Riccardo Benussi, Head of European Business Development at Dezan Shira & Associates, Andi Hektor, Founder and the Chairman of the Board of GScan OÜ Ilaria Perla, Project Manager for China & South-East Asia at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency and Kristel Alver, Export Manager for Singapore at Estonia-Asia Trade Agency

 
16:00-17:00 - Networking
 

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Dec 08, 2022

Location & Time

Conference | December 8, 2022 | 9:30 - 17:00 Eastern European Time Zone

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Vabamu Museum, Toompea 8b, Tallinn, Estonia


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