WHO WILL ATTEND
The Conference will bring together high-level policy makers, top academics, representatives from the private sector, and experts on productivity.
The program will feature high-level officials from national and international organisations and senior academics, including the EU Commissioner for Economy, Paolo Gentiloni, and the Secretary-General of the OECD, Mathias Cormann.
Keynotes and panellists throughout the first day of the event will include Maarten Verwey (European Commission), delivering the opening remarks, Corrado di Maria (University of East Anglia) delivering the keynote speech, as well as Philipp Steinberg (German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action), Philip Lane (European Central Bank), and Laura Diaz-Anadon (University of Cambridge), discussing the implications of the accelerated green transition for productivity. Debora Revoltella (European Investment Bank) will chair the panel on digital transformation and productivity, hosting Frederyk Warzynski (University of Aarus), and Mirko Draca (University of Warwick).
On the second day of the Conference (8 July), John Van Reenen (MIT and LSE) will be delivering the keynote speech, and Beata Javorcik (EBRD), Michael Brennan (Australian Productivity Commission), Swati Dhingra (LSE), Jose Maria Barrero (ITAM Mexico Business School) and Abigail Adams-Prassl (Oxford) will present their views on the reorganisation of production and the reallocation of resources in the post-COVID-19 period.