Event Info:

  • Thu 12 October, 2017 - Fri 13 October, 2017
  • 09:00 - 16:30
  • Sule Shangri-La
  • Supported by EuroCham


Conference Overview

Third annual conference is an excellent opportunity for local and global stakeholders (to include industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policy makers) to meet and discuss ideas and solutions for the long term sustainable economic development and advancement of Myanmar.

As many global developments and markets forces unleash themselves it is incumbent that Myanmar takes steps to strengthen its institutions and enact a framework that would encourage the discussion of public policies for the progress of the country and its various stakeholders. We welcome the opportunity for this conference to help in advancing some of these objectives.

Conference Objectives

The objectives of the 2017 annual conference will be to explore the following themes:

  • Day 1. How to best integrate Global Best Practices into the Myanmar financial markets
    (topics range from Sovereign ratings, Banking sector analysis & Insurance market development)
  • Day 2. Policy Impacts for Increased Foreign Direct Investment’s into Myanmar
    (with emphasis on an institutional framework of policies for “Public Private Partnerships”)

Please note that the Conference follows its tradition since inception and abides by Chatham House Rules.

You may find it important to note that the Conference is stated to have several Key Note Addresses from several local and global stakeholders, these include:

H.E. Scott Marciel, US Ambassador to Myanmar

H.E. Dorothee Janetzke-Wenzel, German Ambassador to Myanmar 

H.E. Phyo Min Thein, Chief Minister of Yangon, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar

H.E. Dr. Than Myint, Minister, Ministry of Commerce, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar

H.E. U Win Khaing, Minister, Ministry of Construction and Ministry of Electricity & Energy

H.E. U Tin Maung Win, Chairman Infrastructure Committee, Member of Parliament, The Republic of the Union of Myanmar

H.E. U Set Aung, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Planning and Finance

H.E. U Aung Naing Oo, Director General of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration

In addition the Conference will also have important presentations from:

Sovereign Risk & Financial Institutions Group at Moody's Investor Services

International Monetary Fund

Central Bank of Myanmar

Conergy Asia & ME Pte Ltd.

All of the above Keynote Addresses and Presentations will by supported by engaging Discussion Subjects and Panels during the two days of the Conference.

Additionally, own European Chamber of Commerce in Myanmar  Director, Mr. Filip Lauwerysen will be one of Panelist members on Friday, October 13th, 2017

Conference Agenda

Please feel free to download the latest Conference Agenda via PDF.

Registration & Payment Details:

Myanmar Economic Forum Members are already pre-registered as Conference Delegates and do not need to sign up again.

Attendance and Participation by non-Members is encouraged and Conference Delegate Passes (1 or 2 Days) can be purchased at:



We strongly believe in helping nurture the next generation of leaders and to continue the tradition we initiated last year in working closely with the Yangon University of Economics (previously Yangon Institute of Economics) we are delighted to be once again sponsoring ten (10) exceptionally talented students at this years conference.

Myanmar Citizens working in the non-private sector with an interest in Public Policy who would like to attend the Conference at NO COST can apply for a Sponsorship. Please contact us directly with your CV at: myanmareconomicforum@gmail.com