The 2010 Annual Bertelsmann Foundation Conference
Opportunities in Crisis 2: Defining New Avenues of Growth - The Newseum, Washington, DC - Thursday, 22 April 2010
This one-day event focuses on the financial crisis and the potential for using the downturn as a catalyst for social, economic and financial-sector reform. International, high-level representatives of government, business, academia and the media gather to debate and discuss options for global cooperation on reforms that lay the foundation for sustainable growth.
Confirmed participants include:
- Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Finance Minister, Bahrain
- Steve Case, Chairman and CEO, Revolution and co-Founder, AOL
- Vishakha Desai, President, Asia Society
- Niall Ferguson, Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History, Harvard University
- James M. Flaherty, Finance Minister, Canada
- Caio Koch-Weser, Vice Chairman, Deutsche Bank
- Andrew Kohut, President, Pew Research Center
- Pascal Lamy, Director-General, World Trade Organization
- HSH Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein
- Katharine Weymouth, Publisher, The Washington Post and CEO, Washington Post Media
A complete agenda is available by clicking the “agenda” icon in the column on the right side of this page.
Live-streaming of the conference is available (9:00am-5:00pm Washington, DC time).
Our online coverage will also feature commentary by prominent bloggers worldwide:
- Karen Feinberg, USA
- Isaac Mao, China
- Victor Ngeny, Kenya
- Sonam Ongmo, Bhutan
- Ulrike Reinhard, Germany
- Nicolas Tereschuk, Argentina
To view their blogs, click HERE.
Information on the Bertelsmann Foundation’s 2009 conference is available HERE.
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Audio & Video
"Opportunities in Crisis 2" Conference – individual session recordingswider format more audio and videos
Pre-Conference Reception Yields High Hopes for Broad Dialogue Bertelsmann Foundation: The Benefits of Investing in Our Youth during Times of Crisis Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan: Soul Mates? Innovation, With A Little Government Help The School of Hard Knocks: Educating Our Way out of the Financial Crisis Size Doesn’t Matter – The Financial Crisis Hits Liechtenstein Trade Is The Key to Unlock Development The Student Becomes the Master in Managing Economic Crisis The G20’s Full Plate The Feminine Mystique
Managing the Crisismore