Agenda

OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE

Sven Afhüppe, Editor in chief, Handelsblatt

 10.00 

World in disorder

Keynote

Sigmar Gabriel, Federal Foreign Minister

 10.05 
GPS: a market situation report from around the world

Analyses by Handelsblatt correspondents, live stream from Washington, Lodon, Paris, Moscow and Beijing.

Moderator: Ellen Frauenknecht, Stock Exchange Correspondent, ARD

 10.30 
NETWORKING BREAK

with tea and coffee

 11.45 

The world in 2018: some insights from leading thinkers

Business in Europe in uncertain times

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Reitzle, Chairman of the Board, Continental, Linde, Medical Park

 12.15 
To-do list for Germany

Prof. Dr. Bert Rürup, Chief Economist at Handelsblatt and President of the Handelsblatt Research Institute

 12.55 
NETWORKING LUNCH
 13.15 

Parallel offers

 14.15 
MEET & GREET with Prof. Dr. Paul Krugman
(limited places available)


ROUND TABLES

Globale Entwicklungen & Finanzmärkte

Moderation
Jessica Schwarzer,
Chefkorrespondentin/Leiterin Journalismus live, Handelsblatt

Wie die Digitalisierung die Wirtschaft umkrempelt

Moderation
Christof Kerkmann,
Editor, Handelsblatt


Top act - Keynote Paul Krugman, Nobel Prize-winning economist:
“The world in 2018: my projection”Follow-up:
Paul Krugman in discussion with Andreas Kluth, Editor-in-Chief, Handelsblatt Global and Ellen Frauenknecht, Stock Exchange Correspondent, ARD 14.45 
Digitisation: Breakthrough innovations in 2018

Live stream into Silicon Valley

Britta Weddeling, Silicon Valley Correspondent, Handelsblatt in discussion with Florian Leibert, founder of the cloud company Mesosphere

 15.45 
Europe: between identity crisis and a new dawn

Günther Oettinger, EU Commissioner for Budget and Human Resources

 16.00 
INSPIRING CLOSING SESSION
Julia Engelmann, Poetry-Slammerin 16.30 
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
 16.45 
Get-together
 17.00