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1 Global Economic Symposium Castle Plön, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany 10 th -11 th September 2009

2 2 1. What the Symposium is about Catalyst for change The GES aims to assemble the world’s most prominent experts to address the most important global problems. create shared visions of the future. formulate innovative policies and business strategies. build communities to come up with practical solutions to global problems.

3 3 GlobalInterdisciplinaryInternational focuses on global economic problems from a global perspective brings together policy-making, business, academic and civic communities attracts participants from around the globe 2. Why the GES is different Key characteristics

4 4 Unique features Action-oriented Research-based Interactive “What is to be done?” The GES aims to formulate and review policy and business strategies to address global problems. “What do we know?” All sessions will be supported by state- of-the-art research and their outcomes are meant to generate new research agendas. “How do we interact?” Open and off the record discussions at the symposium and in the Virtual GES

5 5 3. Review GES 2008 Selected Panelists (1) Policy Makers Joaquin Almunia (EU commission, Economics and Currency) H.E. Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi (Minister of Economics, VAE) Anders Borg (Swedish Minister of Finance) Danuta Hübner (EU commission, Regional Policy) Supachai Panitchpakdi (Secretary-General, UNCTAD) Mehmet Simsek (Turkish Minister of Economics)

6 6 Business Leaders Richard Evans (CEO, Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.) René Obermann (CEO, Deutsche Telekom) Civic Organizations' Leaders Peter Eigen (Founder, Transparency International) Hany El Banna (President, Islamic Relief) Nobel laureates George A. Akerlof Richard Ernst Daniel L. McFadden Michael Spence Selected Panelists 2008 (2)

7 7 4. Preview GES 2009 Patron 2009: José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission

8 8 The Global Society Content and Limits of Corporate Social Responsibility Making Migration Work The Global Environment Energy Crisis and Climate Change Rethinking Agriculture The Global Economy Balancing Risk Taking and Financial Regulation Fighting Against Poverty in the Crisis Aftermath The Global Polity Repairing Failed States Exit Strategies for the Financial Crisis Selected Sessions

9 Selected Panelists 2009 (1) Business Leaders Josef Ackermann (CEO, Deutsche Bank) Shumeet Banerji (CEO, Booz & Company) Hans-Paul Buerkner (CEO, BCG Germany) Paul Bulcke (CEO, Nestlé Suisse) Richard Evans (CEO, Rio Tinto Alcan (rtd)) Kris Gopalakrishnan (CEO, Infosys Technologies) John J. Haley (CEO, Watson Wyatt) Jorma Ollila (Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell) Burkhard Schwenker (CEO, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants)

10 10 Selected Panelists 2009 (2) Policy Makers Amara Konneh (Minister Economic Affairs, Liberia) Erkki Liikanen (Governor, Central Bank Finland) Janez Potocnik (EU commissioner, Science and Research) Mehmet Simsek (Minister Economics, Turkey) Axel Weber (Governor, Central Bank Germany)

11 11 Selected Panelists 2009 (3) International & Civic Organizations H.E. Habib Ben Yahia (Secretary General, Arab Maghreb Union) Aart de Geus (Deputy Secretary-General, OECD) Ashraf Ghani (Chairman, Institute of State Effectiveness) Gerd Leipold (Executive Director, Greenpeace International) Justin Yifun Lin (Chief Economist, World Bank) Nobel laureates George A. Akerlof Gary S. Becker Richard Ernst Daniel L. McFadden

12 12 short documents on proposed solutions to the problems debated in each session where the solutions are discussed in a virtual forum facts and figures, background information, research papers and data sets relevant to the topic Proposed Solutions Solution ForumVirtual Library 5. The Virtual GES Exclusive access for participants and panelists

13 13 5. The GES 2009 in Brief Date:10 th -11 th September 2009 Venue: Castle Plön, Germany Working Language: English Registration Deadline: 31 st July 2009 by to Attendance Fee: € More Information:www.global-economic-symposium.org

14 14 Principal Sponsors Knowledge Partners Alliance Partner Organizers Institute for the World Economy, Kiel Ministry for Science, Economy and Traffic of the state Schleswig-Holstein


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