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Indonesia-Ohio Business Forum

By Consulate General of Indonesia in Chicago, Columbus 2020 & Ohio Development Services Agency

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Date and time

Thursday, September 1, 2016 · 8:30 - 11am EDT


Hyatt Regency Columbus 350 North High Street Columbus, OH 43215


With a population of about 258 million and a GDP (PPP) of over $2.8 trillion, Indonesia is an emerging global powerhouse and the largest economy in the Southeast Asia region.

The Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia in Chicago and Columbus 2020, in partnership with Ohio Development Services Agency, present the Indonesia-Ohio Business Forum. The forum will provide Ohio businesses an opportunity to gather ideas and insight on the economic potentials, opportunities, and challenges of trading with and investing in Indonesia from businesses with experience in Indonesia and Indonesian government representatives.


8:30 - 9:00 - Registration | Continental Breakfast | Networking

9:00 - 9:10
- Welcome Remarks from Ms. Deb Scherer, Managing Director, Global Trade and Investment, Columbus 2020, and Ms. Eni Hartati, Acting Consul General of Indonesia

9:10 - 9:30
- Presentation by Ms. Eni Hartati, Acting Consul General of Indonesia

9:30 - 9:50
- Presentation by Mr. Anton Rahardjo, Chairman, Indonesian Investment Promotion Center, New York

9:50 - 10:00

10:00 - 10:45
- Panel Discussion: Doing business and trade with Indonesia | Moderated by Ms. Roberta Winch
Ms. Megan Sun, Rembyung Sakha
Ms. Vinita Bahri Mehra, Kegler Brown Hill + Ritter
Ms. Eni Hartati, Acting Consul General of Indonesia
Mr. Anton Rahardjo, Indonesian Investment Promotion Center New York

10:45 - 10:55
- Presentation by Ms. Zoë Munro, Program Manager, Conference of Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers, on upcoming trade mission to Indonesia in Feb. 2017

10:55 - 11:00
- Closing remarks by Ms. Eni Hartati, Acting Consul General of Indonesia

- Adjourn


Darmawan Hadi
Vice Consul for Economic Affairs
Consulate General of the Republic of Indonesia, Chicago or +1.312.659.2347

Archit Dhir
Project Manager, Global Trade and Investment
Columbus 2020 or +1.614.225.6083

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