Program of the 2010 Annual Meeting

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Dublin, Republic of Ireland, May 7-9, 2010

Four Seasons Hotel

Conference Chairman: Peter Sutherland, European Chairman, Trilateral Commission; Chairman, Goldman Sachs International; Chairman of the London School of Economics; UN Special Representative for Migration and Development; former Chairman, BP p.l.c.; former Director General, GATT/WTO; former Member of the European Commission; former Attorney General of Ireland

Host Country Chairman: Richard Conroy, Chairman, Conroy Diamonds & Gold, Dublin; Member of Senate, Republic of Ireland

Friday 7th May

12h30 
Buffet luncheon

15h00 
Formal opening of the conference by the Trilateral Chairmen
Peter Sutherland, European Chairman
Joseph S. Nye, Jr., North American Chairman
Han Sung-Joo, Pacific Asian Deputy Chairman
Welcome by Richard Conroy, Host Country Chairman

Keynote address: An Taoiseach , Mr. Brian Cowen, T.D.

Session I:  A NEW EUROPEAN UNION? Q&A session chaired by Peter Sutherland

16h15-17h15 
What Role for the Single Market in the Future of Europe? 
A dialogue between
Mario Monti, President, Bocconi University, Milan; former Member of the European Commission; and
Jesus P. Estanislao, Chairman, Institute for Solidarity in Asia; chairman, Institute of Corporate Directors, Manila

17h15-18h15 
Speaking with a “Single” European Voice on the Global Stage?
A dialogue between
Lord Patten of Barnes, Chancellor of the University of Oxford; Co-Chairman, International Crisis Group; former Member of the European Commission; and
Henry A. Kissinger, Chairman, Kissinger Associates, New York, NY

19h30-21h30 
Reception in the State Apartments of Dublin Castle
Welcome by Michéal Martin T.D., Minister for Foreign Affairs

Saturday, 8th May

Session II: THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS

09h00-10h15             
The Financial Situation and Future Implications
A dialogue between
Paul A. Volcker, Chairman, President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board, New York, and
Bill Emmott, former Editor, The Economist, London

10h30-23             
The Economic, Political and Geopolitical Consequences
A panel discussion with the co-authors of the Trilateral Report:
E. Gerald Corrigan, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs Bank USA, New York
Sir Callum McCarthy, Chairman, JC Flowers & Co UK Ltd; former Chairman, Financial Services Authority, London
Naoki Tanaka, President, Center for International Public Policy Studies, Tokyo

13h00-14h45 
Lunch
Session III: NATO’S NEW “STRATEGIC CONCEPT” & THE FUTURE OF THE ALLIANCE
A trans-Atlantic dialogue between
Jeroen van der Veer, Deputy Chairman of the Experts Group, NATO’s new Strategic Concept, and
R. Nicholas Burns, Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Politics and Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs,  John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge

15h00-16h30
Session IV:  NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT AND NON-PROLIFERATION
Chair and moderator: 
Harold Brown, Counselor and Trustee, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC:
Panel:
Graham Allison, Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Douglas Dillon Professor of  Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Gilles Andréani, Senior Auditor, Cour des Comptes; Adjunct Professor of International Relations at Paris II Panthéon-Assas University; former Head, Policy Planning Staff, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Kim Sung-Han, Director, Ilmin International Relations Institute, Korea University; Professor, Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS), Korea University, Seoul

17h15-18h30
Session V: JAPAN’S ROLE IN EAST ASIA COMMUNITY BUILDING
Chair: Akihiko Tanaka, Managing Director and Executive Vice President, University of Tokyo 
Panel:
Hitoshi Tanaka, Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange, Tokyo
Han Sung-Joo, Pacific Asian Deputy Chairman, Trilateral Commission; Chairman, The Asan Institute for Policy Studies, Seoul
Jusuf Wanandi, Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, CSIS Foundation, Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Jakarta

19h30-23h00
Reception and dinner in the Concert Hall of the Royal Dublin Society
Guest of honor and address: The President of Ireland, Mary McAleese

Sunday 9th May

09h00-10h30
Session VI: THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION, A YEAR ON: The Domestic Impact 
on U.S. Foreign Policy and Implications for the Trilateral Countries
Chair and moderator: Klaus-Dieter FrankenbergerForeign Editor, Frankfurter Allemeine Zeitung
Setting the U.S. domestic scene: David G. Bradley, Chairman and Owner, Atlantic Media Company, Washington, DC
Thomas S. Foley, former Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives; former U.S. Ambassador to Japan
Susan C. Schwab, Professor, Maryland School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, MD; former U.S. Trade Representative

10h45-12h15
Session VII: CHINA AND INDIA: THE RISING POWERS
A dialogue moderated by Joseph S. Nye, Jr., University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, and North American Chairman, Trilateral Commission, between
Wang Jisi, Dean, School of International Relations, Peking University, Beijing, and
Jamshed J. Irani, Director, Tata Sons Limited, Mumbai

12h30-14h30
Closing lunch
Address by Peter Sutherland, European Chairman, Trilateral Commission
Closing statements by the Trilateral Chairmen

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