Progressive Governance Conference

Chile ’09

Agenda – Progressive Governance Conference 2009

Posted by progressivegovernance09 on March 26, 2009

Agenda – Progressive Governance Conference 2009, Vina Del Mar, Chile

Friday 27 March 2009

9.00 – 9.30am Opening

Carolina Tohá, Minister Secretary General of the Chilean Government
Giles Radice, Member of the UK House of Lords and Chair of Policy Network
Ricardo Núñez Munoz, Senator and President of Instituto Igualdad

9.30 – 11.30am Plenary Session I – Progressive politics after the financial crisis


Roger Liddle, Vice-Chair of Policy Network

Introduction: Robert Reich, Professor of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley


Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle, Senator and Former President of Chile
Mona Sahlin, Leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party
James Purnell, UK Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
Marco Aurélio Garcia, Senior Adviser to the President of Brazil
Frans Timmermans, Dutch Minister for European Affairs

11.30 – 12.00pm Coffee Break

12.00 – 1.30pm Plenary Session II – Towards a responsible and sustainable globalisation

Chair: Trinidad Jiménez, Spanish Secretary of State for Ibero-America


Phil Goff, Leader of the New Zealand Labour Party
Álvaro García, Uruguayan Minister of Economy and Finance
Dario Franceschini, Leader of the Italian Democratic Party
Camilo Escalona, Senator and President of the Chilean Socialist Party
Mandisi Mpahlwa, South African Minister of Trade and Industry

1.30 – 3.00pm Lunch

3.00 – 5.30pm Break out Sessions (click here)

5.30 – 6.15pm Coffee Break

6.15 – 7.30pm Plenary Session II – Responses to the global crisis: charting a progressive path


Michelle Bachelet, President of the Republic of Chile
Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil
Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway

8.30pm Dinner

Moderator: Peter Mandelson, UK Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform


Paul Martin, Former Prime Minister of Canada
Andrés Velasco, Chilean Minister of Finance
George Papandreou, Leader of the Greek Panhellenic Socialist Movement and President of the Socialist International

This agenda is identical to that posted in a the pdf of the conference pack here. The provisional list of attendees in that pdf conference pack has also been reproduced here in an regular web page for ease of access.

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