Progressive Governance Conference

Chile ’09

Break out sessions – Progressive Governance Conference 2009

BREAK OUT SESSION 1

Location: Jose Francisco Vergara A

Social protection and labour markets in the global age

Chair: Nita Clarke, Director of the Involvement and Participation Association, London

Presenters:

Bernardo Kliksberg, Honorary Professor at the University of Buenos Aires
Jesús Caldera
, Executive Vice President of the Fundación IDEAS, Madrid

Respondents:

Marcio Pochmann, President of the Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada, Brasília
Tom Bentley, Senior Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister of Australia

BREAK OUT SESSION 2

Location: Jose Francisco Vergara B

The role of the state in economic development

Chair: Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank

Presenters:

Gunnar Folke Schuppert, Research Professor on “new modes of governance” at the Social Science Research Centre, Berlin
Aldo Ferrer, Professor of Economics at the University of Buenos Aires and Director of Enarsa

Respondents:

Dan Corry, Senior Economic Policy Adviser to the UK Prime Minister
Luiz Gonzaga Beluzzo, Economic Adviser to the President of Brazil
Will Marshall, President of the Progressive Policy Institute, Washington, D.C.

BREAK OUT SESSION 3

Location: Jose Francisco Vergara C

Climate Change in the global recession

Chair: Francesco Rutelli, Senator of the Republic of Italy for the Democratic Party

Presenters:

Nick Rowley, Director at Kinesis in Sydney and Strategic Director of the Copenhagen Climate Council
Juan Pablo Letelier, Senator for the Chilean Socialist Party

Respondents:

Teresa Ribera, Spanish State Sectretary for the Environment
Jorge Vázquez, Deputy Chief of Staff at the Presidency of the Republic of Uruguay
Richard Samans, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, Washington, D.C.

BREAK OUT SESSION 4

Location: Sausalito

Science and innovation for sustainable growth

Chair: Oscar Guillermo Garretón, President of Fundación Chile, Santiago

Presenters:

Paul Hofheinz, President of the Lisbon Council for Economic Competitiveness and Social Renewal, Brussels
Miguel Brechner, President of the Technology Laboratory of Uruguay

Respondents:

David Sainsbury, Former UK Minister for Science and Innovation
Juan Temístocles Montás Domínguez, Minister for the Economy, Planning and Development of the Dominican Republic
Simon Rosenberg, President of the New Democratic Network, Washington, D.C.

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