7:30 AM Registration opens
8:45 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks by IEA
Keynote Address by
The Honorable Paul A. Volcker
(Chairman of President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board, Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve and IEA Co-Chair)
9:45 AM - Interactive Business Discussion I
"ENGINES OF GROWTH"
Since cost-cutting and deleveraging do not equal revenue growth, where will demand and investment come from to be the growth engines for corporate and government revenues? This interactive discussion explores which innovative industries, investments, policies, and regions can ignite growth for the world’s economies.
Led by Harvard Business School Professor John Quelch (Served on the Boards of 12 publicly listed companies, including WPP, and is the author of "The Global Market: Developing a Strategy to Manage Across Borders".
11:00 AM - Country Presentations
Mr. Ahmed Chami, Minister of Industry, Trade, New Technologies, and Investments
12:30 AM - LUNCH-Interactive Business Discussion
The economic downturn has severely affected financial systems, as the world is still deleveraging and governments are implementing historic regulations. With equity and debt financing as the fuel of business and any economy, this interactive discussion features two legends of finance offering their views on the future of business, investment and capital markets.
Mr. Maurice "Hank" Greenberg Chairman and CEO of C.V. Starr C.O., and IEA
Co-Founder of Blackstone and former U.S. Secretary of Commerce
2:00 PM - Country Presentations
His Excellency, President Boris Tadic
4:50 PM - Interactive Business Discussion III
The economic downturn has proven the need for cooperation between countries and corporations. This discussion addresses how countries operate their various business models, compete globally and impact global business, trade and investment.
Led by Dr. Joseph Stanislaw (Independent Senior Advisor of Energy & Sustainability at Deloitte and co-author of Commanding Heights: Battle for the World Economy).
With His Excellency, Foreign Affairs Minister and former Prime Minister of Slovakia, Mikulás Dzurinda
With the Governor of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru, Mr. Julio Velarde
5:45 PM End of the Symposium
Brazil Egypt France
India Jordan Philippines