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Friday, February 17, 2012
09:00-10:30 Kick-off breakfast in cooperation with the Center for European Studies
with Peter Beyer (CDU)
Center for European Studies
10:00 Check-In and registration Longfellow Hall
(Radcliffe Yard)
12:00 - 12:15 Welcome Note Radcliffe Yard
12:15 - 1:00 Keynote and Q&A: Dr. Klaus Kleinfeld (CEO Alcoa) Radcliffe Yard
1:00 - 1:30 Coffee & Snacks Radcliffe Yard
1:30 - 2:00 Euro Crisis - Keynote Peer Steinbrück (Former Minister of Finance):
German responsibility in the Euro Crisis
Radcliffe Yard
2:00 - 3:20 Euro Crisis - Panel and Q&A:
Leading from behind or lagging behind - The German role in the euro crisis

Prof. Dr. Clemens Fuest, Dani Rodrik, Ph.D., Peer Steinbrück
Radcliffe Yard
3:20 - 3:45 Coffee Break Radcliffe Yard
3:45 - 4:45 Security Policy - Discussion:
The military in Germany and the US - two perspectives

Aaron Miller, Markus Posse
Radcliffe Yard
4:45 - 5:10 Coffee Break Radcliffe Yard
5:10 - 5:40 Security Policy - Keynote Dr. Thomas de Maizière (Minister of Defense):
The future role of Germany in the International Security arena
Radcliffe Yard
5:40 - 6:40 Security Policy - Panel and Q&A:
Germany in International Security policy - restraint or indecision?

Dr. Franziska Brantner, Wolf-Dieter Löser, Dr. Thomas de Maizière, Jan Techau
Radcliffe Yard
6:40 - 8:15 Break: Personal time, hotel check-in Sheraton Commander Hotel
8:15 Dinner and Speech by Dr. Peter Frey (ZDF) Sheraton Commander Hotel


Saturday, February 18, 2012
9:00 - 9:30 Welcome Coffee Radcliffe Yard
9:30 - 10:30 Energy - Keynote Jeremy Rifkin:
The Third Industrial Revolution: The New German Model for a Post-Carbon Economy
Radcliffe Yard
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break Radcliffe Yard
10:50 - 11:15 Energy - Address Dr. Hermann Ott (MdB) Radcliffe Yard
11:15 - 12:40 Energy - Panel and Q&A:
Full throttle towards green energy - Germany visionary or misguided?

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Kluge, Dr. Hermann Ott, Benjamin Schlesinger, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. Eicke Weber
Radcliffe Yard
12:40 - 2:00 Lunch and Coffee Radcliffe Yard
2:00 - 2:30 Leadership - Keynote Prof. Dr. Karl Kaiser (HKS):
Radcliffe Yard
2:30 - 3:50 Leadership - Panel and Q&A:
The German Angst of leadership

Ronald Heifetz, Ph.D., Annette Heuser, Christian Wilhelm Meyer, Dr. Antonella Mei-Pochtler
Radcliffe Yard
3:50 - 4:10 Closing Remarks by Dr. Peter Frey (ZDF) Radcliffe Yard
4:10 - 4:30 Closing Note Radcliffe Yard