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 VISION20 2017 & THE GERMAN G20 SUMMIT

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2017 

Provisional Agenda 

9:30 – 10:00 Light Breakfast 

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and Overview 

Kemal Dervis, Vice President and Director - Global Economy and Development, Brookings

Dennis Snower, President, Kiel Institute World Economy; Professor, University of Kiel; T20 Co-Chair

Yves Tiberghien, V20 Director; Director, Institute of Asian Research, the University of British Columbia 

 

10:15 – 12:00 Political Leadership: The G20 in the New Global Context 

Chair: Kemal Dervis, Brookings Institution 

Lead Discussants: 

Dani Rodrik, Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy, Harvard University 

Pascal Lamy, Former Director-General, World Trade Organization 

José Antonio Ocampo, Director, Economic and Political Development Concentration in the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University 

 

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch 

Remarks by H.E. Mr. Peter Wittig, German Ambassador to the United States 

 

1:00 – 3:00 Government-Business-Society Mutual Responsibilities for Better Social Outcomes in the Globalized Economy 

Chair: Mark Malloch Brown, Former UK Government Minister; Former United Nations Deputy Secretary-General; Former Vice-President for External Affairs, World Bank 

Lead Discussants: 

Alex Evans, Campaign Director, Avaaz.org; Senior Fellow, New York University Center on International Cooperation 

Francois Bourguignon, Former Chief Economist, World Bank; Former Director, Paris School of Economics 

Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress 

Darrell West, Vice President of Governance Studies, Director of the Center for Technology, Brookings Institution 

Stormy Annika Mildner, B20 Sherpa; Head of Department on External Economic Policy, Federation of German Industries 

Andreas Botsch, Special Adviser to the President, Director Europe and International Affairs, German Confederation of Trade Unions 

 

3:00 – 3:30 Tea Break 

 

3:30 – 5:00 The Sustainable Infrastructure Imperative: What next? 

Chair: Bertrand Badre, Visiting Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics; Senior Advisor, World Economic Forum. 

Lead Discussants: 

Amar Bhattacharya, Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development Program, Brookings Institution; former Senior Advisor and Head, the International Policy and Partnership Group, World Bank. 

Rajat Kathuria, Director and Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi 

Santiago Levy, Vice President for Sector and Knowledge, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) 

 

5:00 – 6:00 Visioning the Future: Summary and Conclusions 

Chair: Yves Tiberghien, the University of British Columbia 

Lead Discussants: 

Dennis Snower, Kiel Institute (T-20 Co-Chair) 

Imme Scholz, Deputy Director, German Development Institute (T-20 Co-Chair) 

Jose Siaba Serrate, Argentine Council on Foreign Relations 

Xue Lan, Professor and Dean, School of Public Policy and Management, Tsinghua University 

Luise Ruerup, Executive Director, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) 

 

6:30 Dinner hosted by the Heinrich Boell Foundation 

 

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