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Hitachi in Singapore

13th HYLI

Year and Venue 2015, Manila, Philippines
Program Theme ASEAN Perspectives on the Social and Environmental Challenges of Designing and Implementing Public Transportation Systems
Sub-themes 1) A Snapshot of the Current State of Urbanization and Sustainability in ASEAN
2) An Overview of the Infrastructural Options for People-centric and Environment-friendly Transportation Systems
3) Shaping a Culture of Sharing: Lifestyle Changes for Efficient Transportation
Guest Of Honor Secretary Joseph Emilio Aguinaldo Abaya, Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) of the Philippines
Keynote Speaker Mr. Takehiko Nakao, President of the Asian Development Bank
Whitepaper

12th HYLI

Year and Venue 2013, Bangkok, Thailand
Program Theme The Road Ahead : ASEAN's Role in Asia and the Global Economy
Sub-themes 1) AEC 2015: What can ASEAN really expect and Asia's relevance in the global economy
2) Enhancing regional connectivity for a more competitive and resilient ASEAN
Guest Of Honor Mr. Kittaratt Na-Ranong, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Thailand
Keynote Speaker Dr. Surin Pisuwan, former Secertary-General of ASEAN, Thailand

11th HYLI

Year and Venue 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam
Program Theme The New Stage for Asia - an Asian perspective on managing sustainable development and economic integration
Sub-themes 1) Energy and the Environment
2) Economic Partnership and Integration
Guest Of Honor His Excellency Hoang Trung Hai, Deputy Prime Minister of Vietnam
Keynote Speaker Honorable Gregory L. Domingo, Secretary, Department of Trade and Industry of the Philippines

HYLI Alumni Forum

Year and Venue 2010, Singapore
Program Theme Driving Asia to a new paradigm – What is Asia's role in the global arena?
Sub-themes 1) Strengthening Asia's social infrastructure
2) Developing Asia's financial landscape - Lessons learnt and future plans
3) Improving Asia's quality of life
4) Asia's environmental and eco development - Environmental issues and conservation plans
Guest Of Honor Mr. Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime minister and Ministry of Defense
Keynote Speaker Ambassador Muhamad Noor Yacob , Executive Director of APEC

9th HYLI

Year and Venue 2008, Jakarta, Indonesia
Program Theme Strengthening Asian Partnerships - Economic Integration and Energy Management
Sub-themes 1) Formulating an East Asian Economic Community – Challenges and Opportunities
2) Energy Management for Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability in East Asia
Guest Of Honor Prof. Dr. Bambang Sudibyo, MBA, Minister of National Education, Indonesia
Keynote Speaker His Excellency Prof. Ir. Purnomo Yusgiantoro, MSc., MA., Ph.D, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Republic of Indonesia

8th HYLI

Year and Venue 2007, Hanoi, Vietnam
Program Theme Empowering Asia – an Increased Role and a Common Voice as a Responsible Player
Sub-themes 1) What China and India's Economic Development can bring to Asia
2) Challenges for Asia in Water Management and Sustainability
Guest Of Honor Mr. Vu Khoan, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Vietnam
Keynote Speaker Honorable Senator Pia S. Cayetano, Senator of the Philippines, Chair of the Senate C, Committees on Environment and Natural Resources and on Health and Demography, The Philippines

7th HYLI

Year and Venue 2005, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Program Theme Balancing People, Planet & Profit in Asia's Future
Sub-themes 1) Asian Economic Integration: Challenges and Opportunities
2) Translating Environmental Awareness into Action
3) The Changing Role of Education in a Dynamic Asia
Guest Of Honor Yang Berhormat Dato' Dr. Shafie Mohd Salleh, Minister of Higher Education, Malaysia
Keynote Speaker Dra. Leila Retna Komala, MA, Indonesia
Appointed Representative of Dr. Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of State for National Development Planning/Chairperson of National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas), and Deputy Minister of National Development Planning for Human Resources and Cultural Affairs

6th HYLI

Year and Venue 2003, Bangkok, Thailand
Program Theme Charting a New Course for Asia
Sub-themes 1) Identifying Asia's Engines for Economic Growth
2) Managing Asia's Rapid Urbanization for Social Progress
3) Balancing Asia's Growth and Environmental Sustainability
Guest Of Honor H.E. Piyabutr Cholvijarn, Appointed Representative of H.E. Thaksin Shinawatra, and Vice Minister of Education, Thailand
Keynote Speaker Mr. Ong Keng Yong, ASEAN Secretary-General, Singapore

5th HYLI

Year and Venue 2002, Singapore
Program Theme Asia's Roadmap – Forging Regional Cohesion for Global Advancement
Sub-themes 1) Cultivation Entrepreneurial Spirit In Asia
2) The Changing Role of the Media in Asia
3) The Growing Importance of Corporate Social Responsibility
Guest Of Honor Mr. David Lim, Acting Minster for Information, Communication & the Arts, Singapore
Keynote Speaker M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra, Member of Parliament, Thailand

4th HYLI

Year and Venue 2000, Bangkok, Thailand
Program Theme Asia – Rising to the Challenge in the New Millennium
Sub-themes 1) Nurturing Culture – A Balancing Act?
2) The Environment – Protection And Progress
3) Technology – What Role Must Asia Play?
Guest Of Honor Prime Minister of Thailand's Appointed Representative, H.E. Dr. Arthit Ourairat, Minister of Science, Technology and Environment
Keynote Speaker H.E. Khun Abhisit Vejjajiva, Minister attached to the Prime Minister's office, Thailand

3rd HYLI

Year and Venue 1999, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Program Theme Leading Dynamic Asia into the New Global Age
Sub-themes 1) Strategies for Social Welfare
2) Strategies for Education
3) Strategies for Economic Development
Guest Of Honor YB Datin Paduka Zaleha Binti Ismail, Minister For National Unity and Social Development
Keynote Speaker Dr. Jesus P. Estanislao, Ph. D., University of Asia and the Pacific, the Philippines

2nd HYLI

Year and Venue 1997, Manila, the Philippines
Program Theme Asia's Growing Role In The Global Village: How Will Asia Fit?)
Sub-themes 1) Asia's role in a global economy
2) Asia's cultural developments in the international arena
3) Asia's social responsibilities as an international player
Guest Of Honor Hon. Ricardo T. Gloria, Secretary of the Department Education, Culture & Sports, the Philippines
Keynote Speaker Mr. Diosdado M. Macapagal, Jr., President, Peregrine Capital Philippines Inc., Philippines. (He delivered the speech on behalf of keynote speaker, Senator Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

1st HYLI

Year and Venue 1996, Singapore
Program Theme Asia's Identity In The 21st Century:  Preserving Diversity in the Face of Global and Hi-Tech Influences
Sub-themes 1) Industrialization & Technology
2) Information & The Mass Media
3) Tourism
4)Sports & Leisure
Guest Of Honor RAdm Teo Chee Hean, then Minister of Environment
Keynote Speaker Undersecretary Antonio Eduardo B. Nachura, Department of Education, Culture and Sports, the Philippines (He delivered the speech on behalf of keynote speaker, Hon. Ricardo T. Gloria)