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Webcast Information: The 2002 G8 Pre-Summit Conference was Webcast live from 9 am to 6 pm MT (Calgary) on June 22. Links to view the sessions are in the program below.

2002 G8 Pre-Summit

Sustaining Global Growth: Prosperity, Security and Development Challenges for the Kananaskis G8

Saturday, June 22, 2002
University of Calgary, Calgary

Hosted by the University of Calgary, the Guido Carli Association, the G8 Research Group and the Research Group on Global Financial Governance
with the support of the G8 Summit Policy Office of Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.

Program (PDF Version)

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Webcast Link: 9:00 - 10:45, click here to view this session.

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9:00 1. Welcoming Remarks
Stephen Randall, University of Calgary
Paolo Savona, LUISS University
John Kirton, University of Toronto
9:15 2. G8 Challenges, Canadian Contributions
Chair: Stephen Randall, University of Calgary

Presenters:

Laurence Blandford, Deputy Director, G8 Summit Policy Office
"Briefing on the Kananaskis Summit"

Allan Crawford, Bank of Canada
"Productivity Growth: Past Trends and Future Propsects in Canada"

John Kirton, University of Toronto, and Ella Kokotsis, G8 Research Group
"The G8 from Genoa to Kananaskis and Beyond: Performance, Prospects, and Potential"
10:45 Refreshment break

Webcast Link: 11:00 - 12:15, click here to view this session.

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11:00 3. Generating Growth: Private Sector Perspectives
Chair: Elizabeth Wilman, University of Calgary

Presenters:

Paolo Savona, Luiss Guido Carli University, and Chiara Oldani, Luiss Guido Carli University
"Globalization: Private Sector Perspectives" [PDF]

Alain Verbeke, University of Calgary, and Alan Rugman, Indiana University and University of Oxford
"The World Trade Organization, Multinational Enterprises, and the Civil Society" [PDF]
      > > Sommaire en français

Webcast Link: 12:15 - 1:00, click here to view this session.

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12:15 Lunch break
Keynote address: Nicholas David, University of Calgary
"African Development: The View from the Village" [PDF]
Note: This presentation will be broadcast to Room 160 in Murray Fraser Hall.

Webcast Link: 1:00 - 3:30, click here to view this session.

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2:15 4. Critical Challenges in International Finance: The Asian Dimension
Chair: Harrie Vredenburg, University of Calgary

Presenters:

Takashi Kiuchi, Shinsei Bank
"Evaluating Koizumi's Reform and Its Implication for the Global Economy" [PDF]
      > > Sommaire en français

George von Furstenberg, Fordham University, and Jianjun Wei, Indiana University
"The Chinese Crux of Monetary Union in East Asia." [PDF]
      > > Sommaire en français

Shinichiro Uda, LSE International Social Economic Forum in Japan, and Institute for the Promotion of Policy Reform
"Sustainable Growth in the World and the Recovery of the Japanese Economy" [PDF]
3:30 Refreshment break

Webcast Link: 3:45 - 6:00, click here to view this session.

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3:45 5. Designing for African Development: The Role of International Institutions
Chair: Eugene Beaulieu, University of Calgary
Presenters:

Ivan Mbirimi, Commonwealth Secretariat
"Designing for Development in Sub-Saharan Africa" [PDF]
      > > Sommaire en français

Stéphane Doumbé-Billé, Université Jean Moulin
"Le développement de l'afrique par le NOPADA : Un développement durable?"
      > > Sommaire en français       > > English abtract

Nicholas Bayne, London School of Economics and Political Science
"The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NePAD) and the G8's Africa Action Plan: Is This a Marshall Plan for Africa?" [PDF]
      > > Sommaire en français
5:00 6. Concluding Reflections: Plans and Possibilities for Kananaskis
Chair: John Kiron

Panelists:

Laurence Blandford, Deputy Director, G8 Summit Policy Office
Allan Crawford, Bank of Canada
Paolo Savona, Luiss Guido Carli University Takashi Kiuchi, Shinsei Bank Ltd.
Ivan Mbirimi, Commonwealth Secretariat
Stéphane Doumbé-Billé, Université Jean Moulin
Nicholas Bayne, London School of Economics and Political Science
6:00 Adjournment

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