Following his participation in the Harvard On-Campus Conference in Cambridge last February, Diether Ocampo now works with two participants of the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) for a paper that will be presented at theOxford Said Asia-Pacific Retail Conference. (Click here to read related article)
Diether, together with HPAIR alumni Aleem Guiapal (first Filipino paper presenter at HPAIR Conference) and Arif Hasan, submitted an abstract of their paper, which they will present at the Oxford Said Business School Fifth Asia Pacific Retail Conference in Hongkong on August 25 to 27.
The paper titled "Retail Trends Among Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Pakistan and the Philippines: A Comparative Study to Sustain Local Market in Asia"intends to address the problem of how to sustain the local market in Asia through a comparative study of retail trends in the Philippines and Pakistan.
The conference in August aims to bring together academics and practitioners, expanding relationships and sharing knowledge. It will be the fifth in the conference series on retailing in the Asia Pacific region, organized by he Oxford Institute of Retail Management at Saїd Business School, University of Oxford.
Diether, who stars in the TV series Only You, also supports other development projects, like the Mindanao Youth Speak (MYSPEAK) of the Young Moro Professionals Network where he serves as adviser on economic affairs. Aleem serves as the Network's project director.