PROGRAMME

Chair: Guntram Wolff, Director, Bruegel

Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Senior Minister, Singapore

Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director, Bruegel

WORLD ECONOMY AFTER COVID-19: PREPARING FOR RECOVERY AND GROWTH

1 September 2020

09:00-10:00 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Welcome: Guntram Wolff, Director, Bruegel

Chair: Erkki Liikanen, Former Governor, Bank of Finland

Jean-Claude Trichet, Chairperson, Bruegel Board

Janet Yellen, Distinguished Fellow, Brookings Institution and Former Chairwoman, United States Federal Reserve

Zhou Xiaochuan, Vice chairman, Boao forum and Former Governor, People’s Bank of China

MONETARY POLICY AFTER THE PANDEMIC

1 September 2020

14:00-15:30 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair: Guntram Wolff, Director, Bruegel

Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal, European Commission

Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director, Bruegel

KEYNOTE: THE GREEN DEAL: EUROPE'S GROWTH STRATEGY

1 September 2020

16:00-17:00 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair:
André Sapir, Senior fellow, Bruegel

Dani Rodrik, Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

LECTURE: THE FUTURE OF GLOBALISATION

1 September 2020

18:00-19:00 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair: Gregory Claeys, Senior fellow, Bruegel

Marco Buti, Head of Cabinet, Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni

Karolina Ekholm, Professor, University of Stockholm

Reza Moghadam, Chief Economic Advisor, Morgan Stanley

ROADMAP TO RECOVERY

2 September 2020

08:00-09:00 CET

Closed-door | Not livestreamed

Chair: Maria Demertzis, Deputy director, Bruegel

Robert Holzmann, Governor, National Bank of Austria

Rolf Strauch, Chief Economist and Management Board Member, ESM

Beata Javorcik, Chief Economist, EBRD

Sophie Vermeille, Founder Droit et Croissance

EQUITY, CORPORATE DEBT, AND EUROPE’S CAPITAL MARKETS

2 September 2020

09:00-10:00 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair: Simone Tagliapietra, Research Fellow, Bruegel

Samantha Smith, Director, Just Transition Centre, International Trade Union Confederation

Barbara Frei, EVP Europe Operations, Schneider Electric

Steven Fries, Chief Economist, Shell

Georg Zachmann, Senior Fellow, Bruegel

GREENING THE RECOVERY

2 September 2020

12:00-13:00 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair: Guntram Wolff, Director, Bruegel

Susan Lund, Partner, McKinsey Global Institute

Shamina Singh, Founder & President, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth

Tito Boeri, Professor, University of Bocconi

BUILDING AN INCLUSIVE FUTURE FOR WORKERS IN EUROPE

2 September 2020

13:30-14:30 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair: Scott Marcus, Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Francesca Bria, Chairman, CDP Venture Capital SGR- Italian Innovation Fund

Gerard de Graaf, Director for the Digital Single Market, European Commission, DG CONNECT

Alberto Di Felice, Director for Infrastructure, Privacy and Security

Georgios Petropoulos, Research Fellow, Bruegel

EU DIGITAL STRATEGY AT A TIME OF GEOPOLITICAL STRESS

2 September 2020

14:30-15:30 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair: Jean Pisani Ferry, Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Piotr Arak, Director, Polish Economic Institute

Dominique Moïsi, Visiting Research Professor, King’s College London and Special Advisor, Institut Montaigne

Nathalie Tocci, Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali

Anne-Marie Slaughter, CEO, New America

Alexander Stubb, Director of the School of Transnational Governance, EUI

THE INTERCONNECTEDNESS BETWEEN ECONOMICS AND GEOPOLITICS

2 September 2020

15:30-17:00 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair: Alicia Garcia-Herrero, Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Anna Gelpern, Professor of Law and Agnes N. Williams Research Professor, Georgetown University Law Center

Isabelle Mateos y Lago, Managing Director, Deputy Head of Official Institutions Group, Blackrock

Atif Mian, John H. Laporte, Jr. Class of 1967 Professor in Public Policy and Finance; Professor of Economics and Public Affairs; Director, Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance, Princeton University

DEBT RESTRUCTURING: DEALING WITH THE DEBT OVERHANG IN EMERGING ECONOMIES

2 September 2020

17:00-18:00 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair: Jennifer Rankin, Brussels Correspondent, The Guardian

Giuseppe Porcaro, Head of outreach and governance, Bruegel

Jessica Woodworth, Film director, screenwriter and producer

REOPENING: EXPERIENCES ACROSS EUROPE OF THE LOCKDOWN AND THE OPENING

2 September 2020

18:30-19:30 CET

Public | Livestreamed

3 September

Chair: Reinhilde Veugelers, Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Philipp Steinberg, Director-General of Economic Policy, Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Germany

Olivier Guersent, Director General, European Commission, DG COMP

THE ROLE OF THE STATE IN THE ECONOMY

3 September 2020

08:00-9:00 CET

Closed door | Not livestreamed

Chair: Zsolt Darvas, Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Santina Bertulessi, Deputy Head of Cabinet, Commissioner Nicolas Schmit

Philippe Lamberts, Member of the European Parliament

Martin Sandbu, European Economics Commentator, Financial Times

A NEW SURGE IN INEQUALITY IN THE AFTERMATH OF COVID-19

3 September 2020

09:30-10:30 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair: Guntram Wolff, Bruegel

Olaf Scholz, Minister of finance, Germany

Maria Demertzis, Deputy Director, Bruegel

KEYNOTE: TOGETHER FOR EUROPE'S RECOVERY AND FOR A BETTER, MORE SOVEREIGN EUROPE

3 September 2020

12:30-13:30 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair: Nicolas Veron, Senior Fellow, Bruegel

Elena Carletti, Professor of Finance, Bocconi University

Benoît Cœuré, Head of Innovation Hub, Bank for International Settlements (BIS)

Alexandra Dimitrijevic, Global Head of Research, S&P Global

Martin Merlin, Director - Bank, insurance and financial crime, European Commission, DG FISMA

Pierre Wunsch, Governor, National Bank of Belgium

ASSESSING EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SYSTEMS

3 September 2020

13:30-14:30 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Chair: Uri Dadush, Non-Resident Fellow, Bruegel

Keynote: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, First Female President of Liberia & Nobel Peace Laureate

Koen Doens, Director-General, DG DEVCO

Hafez Ghanem, Vice president, World Bank

Trudi Makhaya, Advisor to the South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

Patricia Obo-Nai, CEO, Vodafone Ghana

ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN AFRICA AFTER COVID-19

3 September 2020

14:30-15:45 CET

Public | Livestreamed

Esther Duflo, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CLOSING LECTURE - GOOD ECONOMICS FOR HARDER TIMES

3 September 2020

16:00-17:00 CET

Public | Livestreamed

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