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Program of Seminars Schedule
Last updated September 20, 1999

Saturday September 25
8:45-10:30 Welcome & Opening Session
Beyond the Crisis: The Outlook for Private Capital Flows to Emerging Markets
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 Exchange Rate Systems for Emerging Markets: One Size Fits All? Bank and Corporate Restructuring After Crises: Which Prescriptions Work Best? The Road Less Traveled: Public/Private Partnerships for Development *
12:30-1:45 Keynote Luncheon: Results First
Hilde Johnson, Minister of International Development & Human Rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
Now available: transcript of Ms. Johnson's keynote address
2.00-3:15 Dealing with Volatility: The Role of Risk Management Countries' Use of Capital Controls Monitoring Financial Systems
3:15-3:45 Break
3.45-5:00 Managing Political Risk and Facilitating Foreign Direct Investment The Private Sector, Crisis Prevention and Resolution: Bailing Out or Bailing In? Private Flows and Social Investments: Laying The Foundation of a New Financial Architecture *
5.00-5:30 Break
5.30-6:30 Keynote: Needed: Two Billion Jobs - The Challenge of Youth Employment
Kofi Annan, Secretary General, United Nations
Now available: transcript of Mr. Annan's keynote address
6:30-7:30 Reception

Sunday September 26
9:00-10:00 Korea: Reform and Recovery Turkey: Reconstruction After the Earthquake and Prospects for Reform Nigeria: Dawn of a New Day (8:30-10:00)
10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-11:30 A Decade of Transformation: Decentralization & Subnational Public Sector Reform in Argentina
11:30-12:00 Break
12:00-1:00 Keynote: The United States as Economic Role Model
Abby Joseph Cohen, Chair, Investment Policy Committee, Goldman, Sachs & Co., USA
1:15-2:15 Thailand: Challenges and Prospects
1:00-2:30 Visit to 1999 Bank/Fund Expo
2:30-4:00 Survival of the Most Connected: The Impact of E-Commerce New-Style Investment in Africa: Strategies in a High-Risk, High-Return Environment Beyond the Balkans: Creating a Shared Vision for South East Europe
4:00-4:30 Break
4:30-6:00 Latin America's Recovery: How Soon? How Strong? Creating Jobs for the 21st Century in the Middle East and North Africa Commodity Risk Management in Developing Countries: Bridging the Gap with Market-Based Approaches *

Monday September 27
9:00-10:30 The WTO Agenda from a Development Perspective Toward Greater Transparency in Monetary and Financial Systems: Why Does It Matter? The Changing Development Landscape: Globalization, Localization and Urbanization *
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:30 East Asia 2010: New Values, New Priorities? Globalization and Culture: Must They Clash? * Profits and Global Health: Public-Private Alliances for Vaccines
1:00-2:00 Keynote: Culture, Democracy and Development: Striking a Synergy
Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, Professor, Emory University, USA
Now available: transcript of Prof. Soyinka's keynote address
2:00-3:00 Luncheon
Hosted by Atiku Abubakar, Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria
3:30-4:45 The Lessons of Development: Equity and Sustainability * Strengthening Corporate Governance Creating Livable Cities for the Next Century
4:45-5:15 Break
5:15-6:15 Keynote: Lessons from the Global Crises
Alan Greenspan, Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, USA
Now available: transcript of Mr. Greenspan's keynote address
6:30-8:00 Reception Hosted by Arthur Andersen

Tuesday September 28
10:00-1:00 Annual Meetings Opening Plenary Session
Relayed live by closed-circuit television
2:00-3:30 The New Global Education Industry Project Finance in the Post-Crisis World Labor Standards: Complementing Public Standards with Market-Driven Initiatives *
3:30-4:00 Break
4:00-5:30 Feast or Famine: The Impact of Biotechnology on Global Food Markets and Trade in the Next Millennium Beyond Debt Relief: Making the Link to Poverty Reduction * Reality Versus Alarm: Y2K As A Lesson for Global Business
5:30


* Public Policy Forum


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