Over 3,500 finance and development ministers, central bank governors, and other government officials, private sector leaders, development partners, civil society representatives, members of the academe, and journalists will gather on 4-7 May at the Pacifico Yokohama in
The theme of the 2017 Annual Meeting is AsectionBuilding Together the Prosperity of Asia.A¨ The meeting will look at the current development challenges and opportunities in
The flagship GovernorsAS Seminar on 5 May will discuss reforms in trade, investment, and finance, as well as lessons learned from the past 50 years of development in the region. A special book launch, as part of ADBASs 50th anniversary celebrations, will be held on the opening day of the Annual Meeting to discuss and share ADBASs role and future direction.
Another session will focus on public-private partnerships as a way to meet AsiaASs large infrastructure needs, estimated at
The key sessions will be streamed live. Follow ADB on Twitter at #ADBYokohama for updates on the Annual Meeting. Delegates may also find the latest Annual Meeting updates by downloading the free Event App in iOS (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-event-app-by-eventsair/id1142851582?ls=1&mt=8) and Android (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.eventsair.attendeeapp).
All invited participants, including media, are reminded to register online to confirm their attendance. For overseas media requiring a visa to
Interview requests from the media involving ADB Management and senior staff will be handled by
For customs regulations, all registered journalists are required to submit a customs declaration form for both accompanied and unaccompanied baggage at customs clearance. Registered journalists bringing in filming or other professional equipment to the Annual Meeting can use an ATA Carnet, an international customs and temporary export import document for goods being temporarily imported to
The ADB Annual Meeting is an ISO-certified sustainable event, and both ADB and
ADB, based in