stars Mongolia study tour 2017 
Mongolia: Promise and Reality
2 -­ 6 July 2017
Best Western, Ulaanbaatar (UB)

Objectives:

  • Gain a better understanding of the politics, business and society of Mongolia, one of the most resource-rich countries of the world

  • Get first-hand insights from interactive discussions with senior government and c-level business leaders from Mongolian and foreign companies

  • Study the business and investment opportunities in Mongolia

Sunday, 2 July 2017

11.00

Conference Check-In open

Tuushin Best Western
12.00

Early Bird Program:

Ulaanbaatar City Tour

Meeting Point Foyer Tuushin Best Western
15.30

Welcome Coffee

Tuushin Best Western
16.15

Welcome Address

Toni SCHOENENBERGER, Executive Chairman stars Foundation, Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

Chuluunbaatar ENKHZAYA, Independent Analyst and Consultant, UB, stars alumna

16.45

Mongolia’s Vision

Dangaasuren ENKHBAT, Founder of Business 2.0 Academy, Executive Chairman of ONE Foundation, Founder and Chairman of DATACOM LLC, UB

Marc A. TASSÉ, Resident Director, American Center for Mongolian Studies, UB

Jack WEATHERFORD, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, Macalester College, Minnesota, United States

Panel Discussion

18.15

Cocktails

19.00

Dinner

Cultural Program

Tuushin Best Western

Monday, 3 July 2017

from 07.00

Breakfast

Le Cabernet, Tuushin Best Western
08.30

Doing Business in Mongolia

Gerhard WACKENHUT, President, German-Mongolian Business Association, UB

Purevsuren BAIGALMAA, Principal Advisor Projects, Rio Tinto Mongolia, UB

Ganzorig BATTUSHIG, General Director, Tushig Group, UB

Tuushin Best Western

Panel Discussion

10.15

Coffee Break

11.00

Mongolia: Sandwiched between two Great Powers

Tsend MUNKH-ORGIL (tbc), Minister of Foreign Affairs, UB

Luvsanvandan BOLD, Member of Parliament, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and former Minister of Defense, UB

Sanjaasuren OYUN, Head of Zorig Foundation, Chair of Global Water Partnership, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, UB

Panel Discussion

12.30

Lunch

14.00

Site Visit 1

Damchaabadgar BAYARSAIKHAN, Director of the MAK EUROBLOCK ACC Plant, UB

Site Visit 2 

Tsegmid SUKHBAATAR, CEO, Clean Energy, NewCom, UB

Nyamjav DORJDEREM, Rector, German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology, UB

19.30

Dinner

Cultural Program

Khaan Jims

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

from 07.00

Breakfast

Le Cabernet, Tuushin Best Western
08.00

Departure

All-Day trip from Ulaanbaatar to Selenge Province ca. 120 km

Visit to Chandmani Agropark

BATGEREL, Director, Chandmani Agropark, Mongolia

Visit to Boroo Gold Mine Site (Centerra Gold)

Lamjav JARGALSAIKHAN, Director Safety and Compliance, Centerra Gold, Mongolia

Boroo Gold Mine Site

Lunch

Visit to Darkhan Metallurgical Plant (DPM)

Otgonkhuu Bolor-Erdene, Vice Director, Darkhan Metallurgical Plant (DPM), Mongolia

Departure to Ulaanbaatar / Dinner

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

from 07.00

Breakfast

Le Cabernet, Tuushin Best Western
08.30

Business and Investment Opportunities: The View from International Development Institutions

Ulziitogtokh AZJARGAL, Associate Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), UB

Tuyen NGUYEN, Resident Representative, International Finance Corporation (IFC), UB

Tuushin Best Western

Panel Discussion

10.00

Coffee Break

10.30

Public Governance: The Singapore Story on Leadership and Imagination 

LIM Siong Guan, Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; former Group President, GIC, Singapore; former Head of Civil Service, Singapore

12.00

Lunch

13.00

Civil Society in Action: Project Visits

Swiss Agency for Development (DEZA/SDC)

UN

17.00

Mongolia at the Crossroads

Jargaltulga ERDENEBAT (tbc), Prime Minister of Mongolia, UB

Tuushin Best Western
18.00

Mongolia and Switzerland: Opportunities for Cooperation

Jean-Jacques DE DARDEL, Ambassador of Switzerland to the People’s Republic of China, to the Republic of Mongolia and to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, with Residence in Beijing, China

18.15

Concluding Remarks

Toni SCHOENENBERGER, Executive Chairman stars Foundation, Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

Inauguration of stars Mongolia alumni chapter

Chuluunbaatar ENKHZAYA, Independent Analyst and Consultant, UB, stars Mongolia Alumni Chapter President

18.30

Visit of Gobi Cashmere / Dinner

Gobi Cashmere

Thursday, 6 July 2017

from 07.00

Breakfast

Le Cabernet, Tuushin Best Western

Options

  • Individual meetings in UB
  • Sight-seeing in Mongolia

Moderation:

  • Chuluunbaatar ENKHZAYA, Independent Analyst and Consultant, UB

  • Toni SCHOENENBERGER, Executive Chairman, stars Foundation, Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

stars reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the programme. The full terms and conditions of stars are available here.

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