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World Leadership Forum 2012

Foreign Policy Association

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

World Leadership Forum 2012

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The Foreign Policy Association's 2012 World Leadership Forum will be held on Wednesday, September 26th from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

Hosted by the Foreign Policy Association and coinciding with the United Nations General Assembly, the World Leadership Forum is on of the foremost public forums on global affairs. Over the years, heads of government and state, chief executive officers, investors and policy makers, have participated to discuss and exchange views on global trends and issues that will shape business and foreign policy agendas.


Panels and keynotes include:

9:00-10:00 am

Global Economic Outlook


Archibald Cox, Jr.
Chairman, Foreign Policy Association; Former Chairman, Barclays Americas   


Marc Chandler
Global Head of Currency Strategy, Brown Brothers Harriman

Paul Sheard
Chief Global Economist and Head of Global Economics and Research, Standard & Poor's Rating Services

David Malpass
President, Encima Global LLC

Juan Perez-Campanero
Managing Director, Economic Research, Santander Global Banking and Markets

10:00-11:00 am

The Word from Wall Street


Thomas Michaud
President and CEO, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods


Richard W. Peach
Senior Vice President, Macroeconomic and Monetary Studies Function, Federal Reserve Bank of New York

Mark Zandi
Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics

Daniel Ryan
Partner, PwC

11:00-12:00 pm

The Future of Europe


Matthew Bishop
U.S. Business Editor and NY Bureau Chief, The Economist


President Toomas Ilves
President of Estonia

H.E. Edgar Rinkevics
Foreign Minister of Latvia

Michala Marcussen
Head of Global Economics, Societe Generale

12:15-1:30 pm

Luncheon at Grand Hyatt New York
109 East 42nd Street

Introductory Remarks:

H.E. Angela Kane
United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs

Keynote Address:

H.E. Yerzhan Kazykhanov
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan

2:00-3:30 pm

Keynote Address:

H.E. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
President of Indonesia 

Defining the Future: How the Emerging Powers Will Reshape the Global Politic (co-sponsored by Strategic Review, the Indonesian Journal of Leadership, Policy and World Affairs)


Dr. Donald K. Emmerson
Director, Southeast Asia Forum, Stanford University


H.E. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
President of Indonesia

George Soros
Founder and Chairman, Open Society Foundations

H.E. Kishore Mahbubani
Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

H.E. Lakhdar Brahimi
United Nations Special Representative for Syria

3:30-3:45 pm

 Keynote Address:

H.E. G.L. Peiris
Minister of External Affairs of Sri Lanka

3:45-5:00 pm       

Middle East: Taking Stock, Looking Ahead (co-sponsored by the Beirut Institute)  

Keynote Address:

H.E. Hoshyar Zebari
Foreign Minister of Iraq


Raghida Dergham

Founder and Executive Chairman, Beirut Institute; Columnist and Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, Al Hayat


Amira Yahyaoui
Founder, Al-Bawsala

Hossam Bahgat
Founder and Director, Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR)


*Schedule may be subject to change.

Have questions about World Leadership Forum 2012? Contact Foreign Policy Association

When & Where

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
300 Madison Avenue at 42nd Street
New York City, NY 10016

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM (EDT)

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