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05 -07 June 2022

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Conference Schedule

Day - 1: Sunday, June 05, 2022

Theme: Increasing accessibility and fungibility of precious metals

6:00 pm onwards Delegate Registration
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Welcome Cocktail Reception at Lobby Lounge

Day - 2: Monday, June 06, 2022

Theme: Increasing accessibility and fungibility of precious metals

8:30 am onwards Delegate Registration
9:15 am - 9:30 am Inaugural session
Welcome Address by Mr K L Yap, Chairman, SBMA
9:30 am - 9:45 am Special address by Mr David Tait, Global CEO, World Gold Council (Video Message)
9:45 am - 10:00 am Special address by Ms Sakhila Mirza, Exe Board Dir & Gen Counsel, London Bullion Market Association
10:00 am - 10:15 am Special address by Mr Nicholas Frappell, General Manager, ABC Bullion
10:15 am - 10:45 am Keynote address
"ASEAN Economic Update and Gold in Inflationary Time" by Mr Sin Beng Ong, Chief Economist for Emerging Asia and the ASEAN, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Singapore Branch
10:45 am - 11:15 am Coffee / Tea Session
11:15 am - 12:30 pm Discussion-1: Update from Asia Pacific precious metals markets
This panel is most liked by the delegates of the past events as it provides fresh update from the most qualified players in each of the markets from Asia Pacific which is not found anywhere. Stay tuned…
Moderated by Mr Albert Cheng, CEO, SBMA
Mr Huynh Trung Khanh, Vice Chairman, Vietnam Gold Traders Association
Mr Ermin Siow, Advisor, Federation of Goldsmiths and Jewellers Association, Malaysia
Mr Tanarat Pasawongse, Chief Executive Officer, Hua Seng Heng Thailand
Mr Le Tri Thong, Chief Executive Officer, PNJ JSC, Vietnam
12:30 pm - 1:55 pm Lunch Session
1:55 pm - 2:15 pm Presentation: Announcement on the Launch of GoldZip
Mr Brian Fung, CEO, CGSE
Mr YK Goh, CEO, V Systems
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm Discussion-2: Strategies to increase accessibility of precious metals
Where are we now? What more needs to be done? Are we working together? Do we need more standardized protocols?
Moderated by Mr John Levin, Head of Commodities, APAC, TD Securities
Mr Bruce Ikemizu, Executive Director, JBMA
Mr Oliver Martin, AngloAmerican
Mr Andrew Naylor, Regional CEO, APAC (Ex China) World Gold Council
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm Coffee / Tea Session
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm Discussion-3: Linking regional and global marketplace in precious metals
Where do we go from here? Are we fungible? Are we interoperable? Are there any clear roadblocks that we should work together to remove it?
Moderated by Mr Sunil Kashyap, Director, FinMet Pte. Ltd.
Ms Sakhila Mirza, Exe Board Dir & Gen Counsel, LBMA
Mr Pramod Mohan, FinMet Pte. Ltd.
Mr Sachin Patel, CME Group
Mr Ravi Ramakrishnan, J P Morgan
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Cocktail / Dinner Session

Day - 3: Tuesday, June 07, 2022

Theme: Increasing accessibility and fungibility of precious metals

8:30 am to 8:45 am TBA
8:45 am to 9:00 am Presentation: WGC initiatives and programmes in APAC Mr Roland Wang, Regional CEO, World Gold Council
9:00 am to 9:30 am Roundtable Discussion: Special Focus - China
9:30 am to 9:45 am Presentation by Mr Paul Wilson, CEO, World Platinum Investment Council
9:45 am to 10:00 am Presentation on "Constructing the world's highest capacity safe haven" by Mr Gregor Gregersen, Founder of Silver Bullion Pte. Ltd.
10:00 am to 10:30 am Coffee / Tea Session
10:30 am to 11:45 am Discussion-4: Digitization of gold
Innovations in digital / fintech space / precious metals backed cryptos
Moderated by Mr Matthew Keen, MD, Emergent Technology & Responsible Gold Trading DMCC.
Mr Jeffrey Premer, CEO, Vaultex, USA
Mr Gaurav Mathur, MD, Safe Gold, India
Mr Brian Lan, Co-Founder, Gold Blocx
Mr Barry Ip, Head of Digital Innovation, CGSE, Hong Kong
Mr Urs Roosli, CEO, aXedras Group AG, Switzerland
11:45 am to 1:00 pm Discussion-5: Precious Metals Price Outlook cum launch of the "Gold Focus 2022 by Metal Focus"
Recent events, be it war in Ukraine, trade frictions between two superpowers, the lingering effects of the pandemic to our daily life, the volatile financial markets, and the disruption of the global supply chain, are all key drivers to precious metals demand and supply; where would the price of gold, silver, platinum, and palladium pointing to…. a million dollars question waiting to be answered.
Moderated by Mr Nikos Kavalis, Managing Director Asia, Metal Focus
Mr Bruce Ikemizu, JBMA, Japan
Ms Rhona O’Connell, StoneX Financial Ltd, UK
Mr Trevor Raymond, WPIC, UK
Mr Cameron Alexander, The Perth Mint, Australia
Mr Gregor Gregersen, Silver Bullion, Singapore
1:00 pm to 1:25 pm Conference Summary by Ms Joni Teves, Precious Metals Strategist, UBS
1:25 pm to 1:30 pm Vote of Thanks
Mr Albert Cheng, CEO, SBMA
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm Lunch