EUROPEAN REGIONAL MEETING OF THE TRILATERAL COMMISSION

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COPENHAGEN/DENMARK

(39th Meeting of thr European Group)

At the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

Conference Chairman: Jean-Claude Trichet
Host COuntry Chairman: Bo Lidegaard


Friday, November 6

18h30 - 20h30
Opening Dinner Reception, Copenhagen City Hall
Welcome Address: The Lord Mayor Frank Jensen


Saturday, November 7

09h00
Formal Opening by the Conference Chairman


09h00 - 10h30
THE DANISH MODEL - WHAT'S THE TRICK?
Chair: Bo Lidegaard, Editor-in-Chief, Politiken, Copenhagen
Innovation and Creativity: Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, CEO, Lego Group, Billund, Denmark
Denmark's "flexicurity": Claus Hjort Frederiksen, Minister of Finance, Denmark
Claus Jensen, President, Central Organisation of Industrial Eployees in Denmark (CO- Industry)
Karsten Dybvad, Director General and CEO, Confederation of Danish Industry
Social dialogue and European competitiveness: Margrethe Vestager, Member of the European Commission (Competition)
 

EUROPE'S "NEW NORMAL": COPING WITH SIMULTANEOUS CRISES

11h00 - 12h30
I. THE NEIGHBORHOOD: RUSSIA AND UKRAINE...
Moderator: Esko Aho, Chairman, East Office of Finnish Industries, Helsinki
Kristian Jensen, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
Pavlo Klimkin, Minister of  Foreign Affairs of Ukraine
OSCE "Scene setter": Wolfgang Ischinger, Chairman, Munich Security Conference
A Russian View: Igor Yurgens, Chairman, INSOR, Moscow
An Alliance view: Jaap de Hoop-Scheffer, Former Secretary General, NATO, The Hauge


13h00 - 14h30
LUNCH: EUROPE'S "HIGH NORTH": ARCTIC PERSPECTIVES
Keynote speaker: HRH Crown Prince Frederick of Denmark


14h45 - 16h15
II. CENTRIFUGAL FORCES AT PLAY IN THE UNION: IS DIVERSITY TEARING APART UNITY?
Moderator: Lykke Friis, Pro-Rector for Education, University of Copenhagen
Panel:
UK Member of Government
Mario Monti, Senator and former Prime Minister of Italy
Lucas Papademos, Former Prime Minister of Greece and Vice President, European Central Bank
Michael Fuchs, Member of German Bundestag; Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group, Berlin


16h30 - 18h00
III. MIGRATION, REFUGEES AND SCHENGEN:1 HOW CAN SOLIDARITY  REMAIN THE ANSWER?
Moderator: Lia QuartapelleDavid Rockefeller Fellow, Member of the Italian Parliament and Secretary of the Foreign and European Affairs Commission, Milan
Peter Sutherland, UN SRSG on International Migration
Edelgard Bulmahn, Vice President of the German Bundestag (SPD)
Søren Jessen-Petersen, Former Assistant UNHCR; Professor, John Hopkins University SAIS Europe, Bolonga


09h00 - 10h15
Chair: Jean-Claude Trichet, European Chairman, Trilateral Commission
Fuat Keyman, Director, Istanbul Policy Centre2
Pinar AbayDavid Rockefeller Fellow, CEO and Board Member, ING Bank Turkey, Instanbul
EU Respondent: Dick Benchop, President Director, Shell Netherlands


10h15 - 11h15
LIVEABLE CITIES
Chair: Bo Lidegaard, Chairman, Danish Group, Trilateral Commission
Frank Jensen, Lord Mayor of Copenhagen introducing
Bjarke Ingels, Founding Patrner BIG (Architecture), Copenhagen/New York


11h30 - 12h45
THE CLIMATE AND ENERGY POLICY COMPAECT: SUSTAINABILITY AND COST COMPETITIVENESS
COP21 Pew Poll presentation: Bruce Stokes, Director, Global Economic Attitudes, Pew Research Center, Washington, DC
Martin Lidegaard, Member of Danish Parliament; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for Climate, Energy and Building
Connie Hedegaard, Chair, KRF Foundation, Copenhagen; Former Member of European Commission for Climate Action
Jeremy Oppenheim, Global Director for Sustainability and Resource Productivity, McKinsey and Company, London; Chair of the New Climate Economy Project
Manfred Bischoff, Chairman, Daimler, Germany

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