Conference programme

Going the Distance - building endurance and determination to succeed

This year’s conference theme focuses on the resilience required in overcoming the difficulties of highly competitive and adverse economic environments.

Titled ‘Going the Distance – building endurance and determination to succeed’, the conference is about weathering the challenges that lie ahead by adopting the right strategies to succeed and persisting with them. This conference’s keynote speakers will demonstrate how a commitment to this approach has been successful for them.

Time

Event

Saturday 29th March 2014
12:00 - 18:00  Conference registration
09:00 - 18:00 Networking lounge 
15:00 - 17:00

FIDI-35 Club sports event:

Dragon Boat Racing
Open to all (pre-registration required)

18:00 - 19:30 FIDI-35 Club Roll Call & Welcome Cocktail
Open to all FIDI-35 Club members (pre-registration required)
19:30 - 22:30  Presidents of the FIDI Associations' dinner with the FIDI Board
(by invitation)
Sunday 30th March 2014
8:00 - 20:00 Conference registration / networking lounge
9:00 - 14:30

Presidents of the FIDI Associations' meeting with the FIDI Board

(by invitation)

9:30 - 14:30   FIDI-35 Club Conference with keynote speaker Jeff Eilertsen
Open to all FIDI-35 Club members (pre-registration required)
17:30 - 19:00  FIDI Newcomers Speed Dating Event
19:30 - 22:30  FIDI Welcome Reception at the Raffles Hotel
Monday 31st March 2014
8:00 - 18:00 Conference networking lounge 
9:00 - 10:30 FIDI Roll Call
10:30 - 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 - 12:15 Business session with keynote speaker Rob Waddell
12:30-14:00 Business lunch 
16:00 - 18:30

Women On the Move -  mixed martial arts class

TBC FIDI Asia hosted event
(Open to all FIDI delegates)
Tuesday 1st April 2014 - FREE DAY
8:00 - 19:00 Conference networking lounge
AM (early) FIDI golf tournament
AM (early) FIDI Charity Run - run for Bertrams Junior School!
13:00 - 14:00 Business lunch (followed by free networking afternoon)
14:00 - 17:30 Sightseeing tour
(Open to all, registration required)
18:00 - 19:30 FIDI President's Cocktail
(by invitation only)
19:45 - 22:30 FIDI Past Presidents' Dinner
(by invitation only)
20:00  - onwards FIDI-35 Club Party at the Ku Dé Ta
Wednesday 2nd April 2014

8:00 - 14:30

Conference networking lounge
9:30 - 10:30 Business session with keynote speaker Nanz Chong-Komo
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:30 FIDI General Assembly 
12:30 - 14:00 Business lunch (followed by free networking afternoon)
19:30 - 1:00 FIDI Gala Night at the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Hotel
Thursday 3rd April 2014
  Departure day