OECD Forum 2011: Programme

 

 Tuesday [Morning] - [Afternoon]

 Wednesday [Morning] - [Afternoon]

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SESSION SUMMARIES

Day 1: Tuesday 24 May 2011

Day 2: Wednesday 25 May 2011

Opening Session: Better Policies for Better Lives Shifting Wealth
Launch of the trade Union Report: Exiting from the Crisis: Models for more Equitable and Sustainable Growth New Paradigms for Development
Measuring Progress of Societies Presentation of the Economic Outlook
New Sources of Growth: Green Your Life!

Economic Outlook debate

Gender: Education, Employment and EntrepreneurshipNew Sources of Growth: Green Your Life! Restoring Trust and Strengthening Governance
Restoring Trust in the SystemGender: Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship

 

Life After the Babyboomers

 


 

7:30-9:00

Registration

9:00-10:00

 

Opening Session: Better Policies for Better Lives

OECD Better Life Initiative

Opening Session: Better Policies for Better Lives

 

Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD (speech)

Herman Van Rompuy, President, European Council (speech)

Moderator: Axel Threlfall, Lead Anchor, Reuters

10:00-12:30

Plenary session:

 

 

 

Measuring Progress of Societies (Measuring Progress of Societies)

- Amphitheatre 1 (with retransmission in Amphitheatre 2) -

Session Summary


Keynote
: Danilo Türk, President, Republic of Slovenia

Introduced by: Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD (speech)

 

Presentation of OECD Better Life Initiative: Your Better Life Index

Martine Durand, Director of Statistics and Chief Statistician, OECD

Anthony Gooch, Director, Public Affairs and Communications, OECD  

ModeratorLarry Elliott, Economics Editor, The Guardian, United Kingdom

 

 

 

 

- Panel 1: Better Policies

Speakers:

 

 

Jacques Attali, Chairman, PlaNet Finance

Antoine Frérot, Chairman and CEO, Veolia Environnement

Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan, Minister of Finance, South Africa

 

 

 

 

- Panel 2: Better Lives

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

Steve Killelea, Founder, Institute for Economics and Peace

Yoshinori Suematsu, Senior Vice-Minister, Cabinet Office, Japan

Discussants:

 

 

 

 

Irena Križman, Director-General, Statistical Office, Republic of Slovenia and President, Executive Committee, International Association for Official Statistics (IAOS)

Giuseppe Porcaro, Secretary-General, European Youth Forum (YFJ)  

 

  

10:00-12:30: OECD_IdeaFactory: Greening Growth (more...)
- Room CC10 -

 

Opening Keynote:

Jeremy Rifkin, Founder and President, Foundation on Economic Trends, United States

Closing Keynote:

Simon Upton, Director, Environment, OECD

12:30-13:30

Lunch

 

Launch of Trade Union Report: Exiting from the Crisis: Models for more Equitable and Sustainable Growth

- Auditorium -

 

 

13:30-15:30

Two parallel sessions:

 

A. New Sources of Growth: Green Your Life! (background notes)

- Amphitheatre 1 -

New Sources of Growth: Green Your Life!

 Moderator:

Simon Upton, Director, Environment, OECD

 Keynote:

 

Han Seung-soo, Former Prime Minister, Korea; Chair of the Board of Directors, Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI)

Panel 1: Lessons from Successful Green Growth Reform

Speakers:

 

 

 

Tim Groser, Minister of Trade, New Zealand

James P. Leape, Director-General, WWF International

Chandran Nair, Founder and CEO, Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT)

Discussant:

 

 

Thomas Koenen, Managing Director, Department of Climate and Sustainable Development, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI), Germany

 

 

 Keynote:

 

Jeremy Rifkin, Founder and President, Foundation on Economic Trends, United States

- Panel 2: Stimulating Change in Business Practice and Consumer Behaviour

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

Simon Brooks, Vice-President, European Investment Bank (EIB)

Marie-Louise Knuppert, Confederal Secretary, Danish Confederation of Trade Unions (LO-DK)

Björn Stigson, President, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

B. Gender: Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship (background notes)

- Amphitheatre 2 -

Gender: Education, Employment and Entrepreneurship

- Panel 1: Babies and Bosses

Moderator:

Stéphanie Antoine, Anchor, France 24

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Carlos Mulas-Granados, Executive Director, IDEAS Foundation, Spain

Yoshinori Suematsu, Senior Vice-Minister, Cabinet Office, Japan

- Panel 2: Women’s Economic Empowerment

Moderator:

Alison Smale, Executive Editor, International Herald Tribune

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

Nizar Baraka, Minister delegate to the Prime Minister, Economic and General Affairs, Morocco

Sanjit Bunker Roy, Director and Founder, Barefoot College, India

Melanne S. Verveer, Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's issues, Department of State, United States

Discussants:

 

 

 

Ján Kubiš, Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)

Monika Queisser, Head of Social Policy Division, Directorate of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD

- OECD Gender Mainstreaming Champion Award

Announced by:

Cherie Blair, Founder, Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

Karen F. Kornbluh, U.S. Ambassador to the OECD

 

  

13:30-15:30: OECD_IdeaFactory: Getting Ready for the Jobs of Tomorrow (more...)

- Room CC10 -

 

Opening keynote:

Soumitra Dutta, Roland Berger Chaired Professor of Business and Technology, INSEAD, France

Closing keynote:

John P. Martin, Director of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD

15:30-16:00

Coffee Break

16:00-18:00

Two parallel sessions:

 

A. Restoring Trust in the System (background notes)

- Amphitheatre 1 -

Restoring Trust in the System

Keynote: Iveta Radičová, Prime Minister, Slovak Republic

Moderator: Soumitra Dutta, Roland Berger Chaired Professor of Business and Technology, INSEAD, France

- Panel 1: Financial Regulation and Consumer Protection

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Hope Bryant, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Operation HOPE

Federico Ghizzoni, CEO, UniCredit SpA

Marilena Igreja Lazzarini, Member of the Council of Directors, Instituto Brasileiro de Defesa do Consumidor (IDEC), Brazil

Ted Menzies, Minister of State, Finance, Canada (speech)

Steingrímur J. Sigfússon, Minister of Finance, Iceland

Discussant:

 

Renato G. Flores Jr., Professor, Fundação Getulio Vargas/ EPGE, Brazil

- Panel 2: Corporate Governance

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Begg, General Secretary, Irish Congress of Trade Unions

Lord Mandelson, Former EU Trade Commissioner

Bruno Strigini, President, Europe & Canada, MSD (Merck & Co., Inc.)

Christine Varney, Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice, United States

Discussants:

 

 

Richard Howitt, MEP, Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility, European Parliament

Anne-Catherine Husson-Traoré, CEO, Novethic, France

B. Life After the Babyboomers (background notes)

- Amphitheatre 2 -

Life After the Babyboomers

Keynote:

Phil Zarlengo, Chair of the Board, AARP, United States

- Panel 1: How to Overcome the Long-Term Effects of the Crisis?

Moderator: Alexandrine Bouilhet, Head, International Economy Department, Le Figaro, France

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

John Hearn, Vice-President (International), University of Sydney, Australia

Monika Kosinska, Secretary-General, European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)

Carlos Susías Rodado, President, European Anti-Poverty Network-España, Spain

Discussant:

 

Aleph Torres, President, Fundación Proacceso ECO, A.C., Mexico

- Panel 2: Promoting Solidarity

Moderator: Simon Kuper, Columnist, Financial Times

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

Peter Matjašič, President, European Youth Forum (YFJ)

Jan Niessen, Director, Migration Policy Group, Belgium

Sandra Polaski, Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs, Department of Labor, United States

Stephen Pursey, Senior Adviser to the Director-General, International Labour Organization (ILO)

Discussant:

 

Edward Whitehouse, Principal Administrator, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD

 

 18:00-20:00

OECD Forum Reception

Carbon Speed Dating
50th Anniversary Video Competition Winners

 

 

7:30-8:30

Registration

8:30-10:30

Two parallel sessions:

 

A. Shifting Wealth (background notes)

- Amphitheatre 1 -

Session Summary

 

- Panel 1: Emerging Economies

Moderator:

Liam Halligan, Economic Columnist, Sunday Telegraph

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert D. Hormats, Under-Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Agricultural Affairs, Department of State, United States

Pascal Lamy, Director-General, World Trade Organization (WTO)

Anatoly Moskalenko, Member of Management Committee, LUKOIL, Russian Federation

Anand Sharma, Minister for Commerce and Industry, India

Valdemar Carneiro Leão, Under-Secretary for Economic and Financial Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Brazil

Discussant:

Sigbjørn Johnsen, Minister of Finance, Norway

 

- Panel 2: Trade and Investment

Moderator:

Narayan Lakshman, Special Correspondent, The Hindu, India

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Karel De Gucht, European Commissioner for Trade, European Commission

Lord Green, Minister of State for Trade and Investment, United Kingdom

Augustin de Romanet, CEO, Caisse des Dépôts, France

Levin Zhu, President and CEO, China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC), People’s Republic of China

Discussant:

Mario Pezzini, Director, OECD Development Centre

B. New Paradigms for Development (background notes)

- Amphitheatre 2 -

New Paradigms for Development

Moderators:

J. Brian Atwood, Chair, Development Assistance Committee, OECD

Bert Koenders, Co-chair, OECD Working Party on Aid Effectiveness

- Panel 1: Sustaining Development

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Collier, Professor of Economics, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank (AfDB)

Farah Karimi, Executive Director, Oxfam Novib, Netherlands

Dambisa F. Moyo, Author and Economist

Kanayo F. Nwanze, President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

 

- Panel 2: Mobilising Domestic Resources and Partnerships

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marco De Ponte, Secretary-General, ActionAid Italy

Bernd Eisenblätter, Chairman, Management Board, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Germany

Jose W. Fernandez, Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs, Department of State, United States

Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan, Minister of Finance, South Africa

Mahmoud Mohieldin, Managing Director, World Bank

Discussant:

 

Jeffrey Owens, Director, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD

 

 

10:30-11:00

 

 

 

Presentation of the Economic Outlook

- Amphitheatre 1 (Limited access / retransmission Auditorium) -

Presentation of the Economic Outlook

 

Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD

Pier Carlo Padoan, Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist, OECD

 

Two parallel sessions:

11:00-13:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Economic Outlook Debate

- Amphitheatre 1 (Limited access / retransmission provided) -

 

Moderator: Chris Giles, Economics Editor, Financial Times, United Kingdom

Q and A Discussion managed by the moderator

- Panel 1: Economic Outlook

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrus Ansip, Prime Minister, Estonia
Ali Babacan, Deputy Prime Minister, Turkey
Felipe Larraín, Finance Minister, Chile
Olli Rehn, Commissioner for Economic & Monetary Affairs, EU
Stanley Fischer, Governor of the Bank of Israel
Richard Trumka, President, American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations, TUAC

 

- Panel 2: Bringing People Back to Work

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Danilo Türk, President, Slovenia
Jan Björklund, Minister of Education and Research, Deputy Prime Minister, Sweden
Mari Pangestu, Minister of Trade, Indonesia
Ernesto Cordero Arroyo, Minister of Finance & Public Credit, Mexico
Christine Lagarde, Ministre de l'Economie, des Finances et de l'Industrie, France
Terry McGraw, President & CEO of The McGraw-Hill Companies & President of the USCIB, BIAC

 

11:00-12:45

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. Restoring Trust and Strengthening Governance (background notes)

- Amphitheatre 2 -

Restoring Trust and Strengthening Governance

Keynote: Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chairman, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Moderator: Jean-Marc Vittori, Editorial Writer, Les Echos, France

- Panel 1: Anti-Bribery Convention and Tax Havens

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mo Ibrahim, Founder and Chairman, Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Elena A. Panfilova, Director-General, Center for Anti-Corruption Research and Initiative, Transparency International Russia / Huguette Labelle, Chair of the Board, Transparency International

Mark Pieth, Chairman, OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions

Discussants:

 

 

 

Chris Chukwu, Director, Financial Policy and Regulation, Central Bank of Nigeria

Massimo Mantovani, Director of Legal Affairs (General Counsel), Eni SpA, Italy

- Panel 2: Multinational Enterprises (MNEs)

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jean-Marc Duvoisin, Deputy Executive Vice-President, Nestlé S.A.

Roel Nieuwenkamp, Director, International Trade and Globalization, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, Netherlands

Joris Oldenziel, Programme Manager, OECD Watch

John G. Ruggie, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Business and Human Rights, United Nations

Discussants:

 

 

 

Artur Henrique Da Silva Santos, President, Central Unica dos Trabalhadores (CUT), Brazil

Richard Howitt, MEP, Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility, European Parliament

 

13:00-15:00

Lunch

 

 

15:15-16:55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green and Growth go together

- Amphitheatre 1 (By invitation only / retransmission provided) -

Opening:

Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD 

Introductory speech:

Kim Hwang-sik, Prime Minister, Korea (speech)

Presentation:

Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD

Moderator:

Simon Upton, Director, OECD

Leader's Roundtable:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kim Hwang-sik, Prime Minister, Korea
Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister, Norway
Iveta Radičová, Prime Minister, Slovak Republic
Maxime Verhagen, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation, The Netherlands
Lene Espersen, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Denmark
Patricia Espinosa Cantellano, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mexico
Achim Steiner, Executive Director, UNEP
Randolf Rodenstock, BIAC
Sharan Burrow, TUAC

 

17:50-19:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Commemoration of OECD's 50th Anniversary

- Amphitheatre 1 (By invitation only / retransmission provided) -


Roundtable “Riding the Storm - Lessons from Leaders”

Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, OECD 

Sebastián Piñera, President, Chile
Werner Faymann, Federal Chancellor, Austria
Yves Leterme, Prime Minister, Belgium
George Papandreou, Prime Minister, Greece
Viktor Orbán, Prime Minister, Hungary

 

Addresses by:
Hillary Clinton, US Secretary of State, Chair of the Ministerial meeting (speech)
François Fillon, Prime Minister, France (speech in French)
Naoto Kan, Prime Minister, Japan (speech)
José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission (speech)