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

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Global

Economic

Symposium

Castle Plön,

Schleswig-Holstein, Germany

10th-11th September 2009

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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.
2 why the ges is different key characteristics
2. Why the GES is differentKey characteristics

Global

Interdisciplinary

International

  • brings together
  • policy-making,
  • business, academic
  • and civic communities
  • focuses on global
  • economic
  • problems from a
  • global
  • perspective

attracts

participants

from around

the globe

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Unique features

Action-oriented

Research-based

Interactive

  • “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
  • “What is to be done?”
  • The GES aims to
  • formulate and review
  • policy and business
  • strategies to address
  • global problems.
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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)
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Selected Panelists 2008 (2)

  • 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
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4. Preview GES 2009

Patron 2009: José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission

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The Global Society

Content and Limits of Corporate Social Responsibility

Making Migration Work

The Global Environment

Energy Crisis and Climate Change

Rethinking Agriculture

Selected Sessions

  • 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
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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)
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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)
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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
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5. The Virtual GES

Proposed Solutions

Solution Forum

Virtual Library

facts and figures, background information, research papers and data sets

relevant to the topic

short documents

on proposed

solutions to the

problems debated in

each session

where the solutions

are discussed

in a virtual forum

Exclusive access for participants and panelists

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5. The GES 2009 in Brief

Date: 10th-11th September 2009

Venue: Castle Plön, Germany

Working Language: English

Registration Deadline: 31st July 2009 by email to

info@global-economic-symposium.org

Attendance Fee: 1.500 €

More Information: www.global-economic-symposium.org

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Organizers

Institute for the World Economy, Kiel

Ministry for Science, Economy and Traffic of the state Schleswig-Holstein

Principal Sponsors

Alliance Partner

Knowledge Partners