Program Details

 

ASEM 8 - Program1
3 October 2010
00:00 – 24:00Arrival of Participants
09:00 – 22:00Bilateral Meetings
4 October 2010
08:00 – 13:00Bilateral Meetings
15:00 – 16:00Welcome and Handshake2
16:05 – 16:10Family Photo
16:15 – 16:45Opening Ceremony
16:45 – 17:00Coffee & Tea Break
17:00 – 19:00Session I
19:00 – 19:45Drink
19:45 – 21:00Working Dinner
5 October 2010
08:30 – 09:30Breakfast Meeting with AEBF Delegation3
09:30 – 11:00Session II
11:00 – 11:30Coffee & Tea Break
11:30 – 12:30Session III
12:30 – 13:30Reception, hosted by His Majesty King Albert II of Belgium
13:30 – 14:45Working Lunch
14:45 – 15:15Coffee & Tea Break
15:15 – 16:15Session IV
16:15 – 16:45Coffee & Tea Break
16:45 – 17:15Closing Ceremony
17:30 – 18:00ASEM Coordinators' Press Conference4
18:00 – 20:00Visit to the exhibition 'A Passage to Asia' (exclusive)5

 End of the ASEM 8 Summit

  1. The events will all take place at the Royal Palace (Place des Palais, Brussels).
  2. Ceremonial order (reverse protocol - personalities of highest profile arrive last)
  3. Equal distribution of Leaders and high profile business executives (one/country) from European, Asian and new partners in groups of 12 (3/3/3/3) in separate rooms. 
  4. ASEM 8 Host, ASEM Coordinators and ASEM 9 (next summit) Host only
  5. The exhibition is held in the Centre for Fine Arts of Brussels (BOZAR) in the immediate vicinity of the Royal Palace (Place des Palais, Brussels).

A detailed scenario of the ASEM 8 Summit Program (as of 24 September 2010) can be downloaded below.