The Finance – State – Society Triangle in Europe

The past and the next forty years

International Conference at the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

Date: 23 January 2018
10:00-17:00h, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
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This conference is hosted by VU—Goldschmeding Chair and organized by Socires in co-operation with Moral Markets | Templeton World Charity Foundation

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09.30 Coffee

10.15 Welcome
Wim Kuiper, Socires
Hardy Ostry, KAS Brussels

10.25 Introduction by the moderator, Jan Peter Balkenende, former Dutch Prime Minister

10.30 Message from Wopke Hoekstra, Dutch Minister of Finance

10.40 Lecture – Herman Van Rompuy, former President of the European Council

11.00 Lecture – Barbara Baarsma, Rabobank

11.20 Promenade to workshops, coffee & cake

11.30 Workshops →

12.50 Promenade to reception lounge

13.00 Walking lunch

13.45 Lecture – Wouter Bos, former Dutch Minister of Finance

14.05 Lecture – t.b.a.

14.20 Lecture – Maylis Souque, OECD

14.45 Coffee Break

15.15 Lecture – Martin Hellwig, Max Planck Institute Bonn

15.35 Ideas, policies and practice, with:
Marcel Canoy, Dist. Lecturer, Erasmus School of Accounting and Assurance
Carla Moonen, President of the Board, pension fund PFZW
Harald Benink, Professor of Economics, Tilburg University
Martin Hellwig
Maylis Souque
Rens van Tilburg, Director, Sustainable Finance Lab

16.50 Summing up – Jan Peter Balkenende

16.55 Closing statement – Jos van Gennip

17.00 Drinks

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Inequality and the Coming Storm
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