Stephen C. Freidheim Symposium on Global Economics: Europe's Debt, America's Deficit: The Crisis of the Rich World

Session One: An Overview of the Global Debt Crisis
Alan Greenspan, President, Greenspan Associates LLC; Former Chairman, Federal Reserve Board
Presider: Sebastian Mallaby, Director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
8:00 to 8:30 AM Breakfast Reception
8:30 to 9:30 AM Meeting

Session Two: Addressing the U.S. Deficit Problem
Jacob J. Lew, Director, White House Office of Management and Budget
Presider: Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times
9:45 to 10:45 AM Meeting

Session Three: The Future of the Eurozone
Jacob F. Kirkegaard, Research Fellow, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics; Senior Associate, Rhodium Group
Thomas Philippon, John L. Vogelstein Faculty Fellow and Associate Professor of Finance, Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University
Benn Steil, Senior Fellow and Director of International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
Presider:Frank Brosens, Founder and Principal, Taconic Capital Advisors
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Meeting
12:00 to 1:00 PM Lunch Reception


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Economic Prospects for the Eurozone

Please join Willem H. Buiter as he discusses break-up risk, sovereign debt restructuring, bank creditor bail-ins, debt mutualisation, austerity and growth in the Eurozone.

The C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

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A Conversation with the Right Honorable Theresa May

Following the ten-year anniversary of 9/11 and the six-year anniversary of the London subway bombings, please join Theresa May for a discussion on counterterrorism strategy in the United Kingdom. The meeting will focus on the nature of the threat, its evolution, the impact of events like the Arab Spring, and the United Kingdom's response, particularly as it prepares for the 2012 Olympics.

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The Financial Crisis: A European Perspective

The recent round of bank rescues across Europe has initiated a new phase in the global financial crisis and raised fears of a widening contagion. What is Europe's exposure to the crisis, and what is France doing to cope with its effects? Join French Minister of Finance Christine Lagarde for a European perspective on the turmoil in world markets.


**PLEASE NOTE:  This meeting will also be broadcast as a conference call.

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