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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.
 

speakers

agenda

8th December 2022

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 Tõnis Nirk, Director General, Economic Diplomacy Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

– Why Asia by Eva-Kristiina Ponomarjov, Director of Global 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

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

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: Kuni Kawase, Managing Director, Presidio Ventures Europe, Sumitomo Corporation Group, Argo Sildvee, Founder and CEO of Estonian Marine Initiative, Harkaran Singh Sachdev, CEO & Founder, Ekaga Futuristics Private Limited

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

Moderation by Xenia  Joost, Director of Sales/Marketing and Product Development at Haage Natural Mineral Water

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 for 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 & Tradition, Japan 202X”

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

South Korea

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

Harkaran Singh Sachdev, CEO & Founder, Ekaga Futuristics Private Limited, Sukriti Sachdev, Chief Operating Officer, Ekaga Futuristics Private Limited, Martin Kull, Growth Manager, Silen OÜ, 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: “The Future of ASEAN is now!”

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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