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Agenda

APRIL 13

Opening Reception

The National Portrait Gallery 8th and F Streets, NW

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Hosted by Liz Mohn, Vice Chairwoman, Bertelsmann Stiftung and Gunter Thielen, President and CEO, Bertelsmann Foundation

APRIL 14

Conference

The Newseum 555 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, 7th Floor (6th Street, NW entrance)

7:45am – 8:20am

REGISTRATION AND CHECK-IN Breakfast will be available.

8:20am – 8:30am

WELCOME Annette Heuser, Executive Director, Bertelsmann Foundation

8:30am – 9:20am

A CONVERSATION WITH: Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury, United States

Moderator: Lionel Barber, Editor, Financial Times

followed by

Congressman Henry A Waxman (D-CA), Ranking Member, House Energy and Commerce Committee

Moderator: Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor, Financial Times

9:20am – 9:30am

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS Gunter Thielen, President and CEO, Bertelsmann Foundation


9:30am – 10:30am ADDING JOBS TO THE RECOVERY: WHAT WORKS? Rahul Bhardwaj, President and CEO, Toronto Community Foundation Stephen Donnelly, Member, Irish Parliament John Engler, President, Business Roundtable Dennis Snower, President, Kiel Institute for the World Economy David Stockman, former Director, Office of Management and Budget, United States

Moderator: Tom Braithwaite, Business and Politics Correspondent, Financial Times

10:30am – 10:45am NETWORKING BREAK 10:45am – 11:45am INNOVATION AND INVESTMENT – BRICS AND BRAINS Shirley Ann Jackson, President, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Carlos Ivan Simonsen Leal, President, Fundação Getulio Vargas of Brazil Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association Wang Huiyao, Vice Chairman, China International Economic Cooperation Society, Ministry of Commerce, China

Moderator: Annette Heuser, Executive Director, Bertelsmann Foundation

12:00pm – 12:35pm

LUNCHEON A conversation with Gene Sperling, Director, National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, introduced by Frederick Kempe, President and CEO, Atlantic Council

Moderator: Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor, Financial Times

Luncheon will be served on the 8th floor of the Newseum, one floor above the venue for all other conference sessions.

12:45pm – 1:15pm

A CONVERSATION WITH: Christine Lagarde, Minister of the Economy, Finance and Industry, France

Moderator: Gillian Tett, US Managing Editor, Financial Times

1:15pm – 2:15pm

HIGH-WIRE ACT: BALANCING GROWTH AND INFLATION

Moderator: Robin Harding, US Economics Editor, Financial Times

Archibald Cox, Jr, Chairman, Barclays Americas Stanley Fischer, Governor, Bank of Israel Peter Orszag, Vice Chairman, Global Banking, Citigroup Daniel Tarullo, Member, Board of Governors, US Federal Reserve

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2:15pm – 2:30pm

NETWORKING BREAK

2:30pm – 3:45pm BUSTED: CAN WE AFFORD OURSELVES? Jacob Frenkel, Chairman, JPMorgan Chase International Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Managing Director, The World Bank and former Minister of Finance, Nigeria Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Minister for Finance, Singapore and Chairman, IMF International Monetary and Financial Committee Lawrence H Summers, President Emeritus, Harvard University, former Secretary of the Treasury, United States and former Director, National Economic Council

Moderator: Bruce Stokes, Senior Transatlantic Fellow for Economics, German Marshall Fund of the United States and Contributing Editor, National Journal

3:45pm

CLOSING REMARKS Annette Heuser, Executive Director, Bertelsmann Foundation

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2011 Bertelsmann Foundation - Financial Times Conference Agenda