The Third Global Think Tank Summit

June 28-29, 2013

China World Hotel, Beijing, China


Friday, June 28                                              

10:00 - 14:30   Registration (Conference Hall)

15:30- 17:30   Opening Ceremony (Conference Hall B and C)

Host: Wang Chunzheng  Executive Vice Chairman, CCIEE

Remarks: Zeng Peiyan, Chairman, CCIEE; Former Vice Premier of State Council, P.R.C.

Keynote Speakers:  

Li Yuanchao, Member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee; Vice President,  P.R.C.

Henry Kissinger, Chairman, Kissinger Associates, INC.;Former Secretary of State, U.S.A.

Hatoyama Yukio, President, East Asian Community Institute; Former Prime Minister, Japan

Pascal Lamy, Director-General, World Trade Organization

Jean Ping, Former Chairman, African Union Commission

Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, Under Secretary General, United Nations

John Thornton, Chairman, The Board of Trustees, Brookings Institution

Grzegorz W. Kolodko, Founder and Director, TIGER, Kozminski University,

Poland; Former Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance, Poland

Daniel Gros, Director, Center for European Policy Studies

17:30-18:00    Reception (invitation only, Grand Ballroom)

18:00- 19:30   Welcome Banquet (invitation only, Grand Ballroom)

Host: Wei Jianguo, Vice Chairman, CCIEE

Remarks: Wei Liqun, Executive Vice Chairman, CCIEE

Keynote Speech: Tang Jiaxuan, Former State Councilor of the State Council, P.R.C.

Saturday, June 29                                             

09:00-13:15 Main Forum: New Patterns, New Cooperation, New Development

09:00-11:00  Session I: Changes in Global Economic Patterns and Their Impacts

09:00-10:00 Panel I: Changes in Global Economic Patterns and Future Perspectives

The financial crisis in 2008 has changed global economic patterns profoundly. How long will the momentum of Asia’s economic growth be sustained? When will the European economy recover from recession? What are the powerhouses of Africa’s economic growth? What impacts will the rise of the BRICS make on global economic patterns? Will a higher debt ratio be a cap on economic growth? Will the policy of quantitative easing save the world from deeper recession?


Zheng Xinli, Permanent Vice Chairman, CCIEE


Renato Baumann, Director, International Division, IPEA, Brazil

Thomas A. Bernes, Former Executive Director, CIGI, Canada

Fan Gang,Director, National Economic Research Institute

Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, Research Director, IDF; Director, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Shiv Nadar University, India

Hou Yunchun, Former Vice President, DRC, P.R.C.

Grzegorz W. Kolodko, Founder and Director, TIGER, Kozminski University,

Poland; Former Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance, Poland

David Daokui Li,Mansfield Freeman Chair Professor, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University; Director, CCWE, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University

Justin Yifu Lin, Honorary Dean and Professor, National School of Development, Peking University; Chief Economist and Former Senior Vice President, the World Bank

Andrew Polk, Resident Economist, The Conference Board, U.S.A.

Marc Uzan, Executive Director, Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee, France

Kenji Yumoto, Vice Chairman, JRI, Japan

10:00–11:00 Panel II: Changes in Global Economic Patterns and Their Impacts on International Relations

What impacts will changes in global economic patterns have on global governance and distribution of economic benefits? How will economic globalization influence international relations? What are the roles of exchange rate and transnational investment in global economic relations under the new economic layout? How to strike a balance between regional trade agreements and WTO? How to use economic sanctions as leverages in international relations?


Wook Chae, Former President, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy


Chen Wenling, Chief Economist, CCIEE

Daniel Gros, Director, Center for European Policy Studies

Steve Howard, Secretary General, Global Foundation, Australia

Huo Jianguo, President and Senior Research Fellow, CAITEC, MOFCOM, P.R.C.

Lawrence J. Lau, Chairman, CIC International (Hong Kong) Co., Limited;Former President, The Chinese University of Hongkong

Martin Lees, Former Secretary General, The Club of Rome

Mohammed Saqib, Secretary General, ICEC, India

Hitoshi Shirai, President, HRI, Japan

Paola Subacchi, Director, International Economics Research, Chatham House, U.K.

Wei Benhua, Chairman, Liu Hongru Financial Education Foundation; Former Deputy Administrator, SAFE, P.R.C.

Zhang Yansheng, Secretary-General, Academic Committee, NDRC, P.R.C.

11:00-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15 – 13:15 Session II: Changes in Global Political Patterns and International Relations Readjustment

11:15 – 12: 15 Panel I: Changes in Global Political Patterns

What are the characteristics of changes in global political patterns? How will relations between big powers evolve in the future? Will the Asia-Pacific region take center stage in global politics? What are the causes and possible consequences of intensifying marine disputes? How will cyber security influence global politics? What role will regional organizations play in international affairs?


Zhou Wenzhong, Secretary-General, Boao Forum for Asia; Former Ambassador to U.S.A.


Paolo Magri, Executive Vice President, ISPI, Italy

Jessica Mathews, President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

John McKinnon, Executive Director, Asia New Zealand Foundation; former Secretary of Defense; former Ambassador to China

Francoise Nicolas, Director, Center for Asian Studies, IFRI, France

Steve Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, U.S.A.

Anton du Plessis, Deputy Executive Director, ISS, South Africa

Sun Zhe, Professor and Ph.D. Supervisor, Institute of International Studies, Tsinghua University

Tang Siew Mun, Director (Foreign Policy and Security Studies), ISIS, Malaysia

Yang Jiemian, President, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies

Zhang Liangui, Professor, Institute of International Strategy, Party School of the Central Committee

Zheng Yongnian, Director, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore

12:15-13:15 Panel II: Opportunities in International Relations Readjustment

How will economic globalization contribute to world peace? How will big powers adjust the relations between each other under the new political layout? What are the new approaches to resolving marine disputes? How will the United Nations answer to new international circumstances? How to give the role of G20 into full play in global governance?


Pascal Boniface, Director, Institute for International and Strategic Relations, France


Ian Bond, Director of Foreign Policy, Center for European Reform

Jerrold D. Green, President and CEO, Pacific Council on International Policy, U.S.A.

Hanns Guenther Hilpert, Senior Research Associate, Research Unit Asia, SWP, Germany

Natalya Ivanova, First Deputy-Director, Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), RAS, Russia

Jin Canrong, Professor and Associate Dean, School of International Studies,Renmin University of China

Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, Under Secretary General, United Nations

Li Xiangyang, Director, National Institute of International Strategy, CASS

Ni Shixiong, Former Dean, School of International Relations and Public Affairs, Fudan University

Qu Xing, President, China Institute of International Studies

Ricardo U. Sennes, General Coordinator, Group of International Analysis, USP, Brazil 

Stefano Silvestri, President, International Affairs Institute, Italy

Wang Feng, Senior Fellow, the Brookings Institution; Director, Brookings-Tsinghua Center for Public Policy

13:15 - 14:15 Buffet Lunch  (Function Room)

14:30-17:30 Parallel Sub-Forums

I.    Trend and Recovery of Global Economy (Grand Ballroom A)

II.   What is the New Engine for China’s economy (Grand Ballroom D)

III.  Global Capital Market and Balanced Development of World Economy (Conference Hall C)

IV.  Readjustment of International Relations: Think Tank Observations and Corporate Strategies (Grand Ballroom BC)

V.  New Patterns of Global Energy (Grand Ballroom A)


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