The CER-ASEAN Integration Partnership Forum (IPF) was launched in Kuala Lumpur on 25 June. The event attracted a high level of senior ASEAN participation. The CER team, comprising New Zealand and Australian government, business and academic figures, delivered dynamic insights on the lessons learned from CER and the Single Economic Market (SEM). Participants expressed interest in future seminars.
2pm: Introductory and scene-setting remarks by Ambassador David Taylor, Datuk Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria and Michael Mugliston (Australia's senior economic official to ASEAN meetings with Dialogue Partners).
2.20 - 3.35pm: The CER story
3.20pm: Q and A for session one - Ambassador David Taylor
3.35pm: Afternoon tea
3.50 - 5.45pm: Integration in Practice
4.50pm: Q and A for session two –Michael Mugliston
5.15pm: Looking ahead to future seminars by Ambassador David Taylor
5.30pm: Closing Remarks by Datuk Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria and Michael Mugliston
The Seminar will conclude by 5.45pm
Reception: from 7pm-9.30pm at the New Zealand High Commissioner's Residence, 15 Jalan Langgak Golf, Kuala Lumpur.
A coach will be available to take guests from the East Wing Lobby of the Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur to the High Commissioner’s residence at 6.30pm. The coach will depart the High Commissioner's residence for the Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur at 9.30 pm.