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2004 G8 Pre-Summit Conference

Security, Prosperity and Freedom:
Why America Needs the G8

June 3–4, 2004
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

Hosted by Indiana University’s Center for International Business Education and Research, Office of the Vice-President for Research, West European Studies National Resource Center and Office of International Programs, and with the Research Group on Global Financial Governance, the Guido Carli Association, the G8 Research Group, and the EnviReform Project

Special Videoconference Session on Security

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Local Bloomington time (one hour behind Washington DC).

THURSDAY, JUNE 3
9h45–10h00 Opening Remarks
Alan Rugman
, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
John Kirton, G8 Research Group, University of Toronto
10h00–12h00

Why America Needs the G8: Perspectives from and for America
Chair: Alan Rugman, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Sir Nicholas Bayne, London School of Economics and Political Science
“Looking Ahead: Prospects for the G8 from America 2004, Britain 2005 and Beyond” [HTML]
John Kirton, University of Toronto
“Prospects for the Sea Island Summit” [PDF]
Risto Penttilä, Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA and Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
“The G8 and Global Security Governance: Advancing American Interests in Arms Control, Counterterrorism and Regional Security” [HTML]
12h00–13h00 Lunch
13h00–16h30 Special Videoconference Session on Security
FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2004
9h00–10h15

Foreign Direct Investment, Corporate Strategy and Corporate Governance
Chair: John Kirton, G8 Research Group, University of Toronto
Alan Rugman, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
“U.S. Energy Security and Regional Business” [HTML]
David Audretsch, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs
“Economic Growth and National Security: The View from Europe” [PDF]
Discussant: Bruce Jaffee, Indiana University
10h15–10h45 Refreshment Break
10h45–12h15

Trade in an Era of Sustainable Development, Security and September 11th
Chair: George von Furstenberg, Indiana University
Sylvia Ostry, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto
“Summitry and Trade: What Could Sea Island Do for Doha” [HTML]
Heidi Ullrich, London School of Economics and Political Science,
presented by Bernhard May, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik
“Effective or Defective? The G8 and Multilateral Trade Negotiations:
Challenges for the Sea Island Summit”
[HTML]
Jeffrey Hart, Indiana University
“The G8 and the Global Information Economy” [PDF]
12h15–13h15 Lunch
13h15–14h30

Finance
Chair: Alan Rugman, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
Donato Masciandaro
, Paolo Baffi Centre for Monetary and Financial Economics
“Combating Black Money: Money Laundering and Terrorism Finance, International Co-ordination and the G8’s Role” [PDF]
Michele Fratianni, Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, and Heejoon Kang, Indiana University
“Borders and International Terrorism” [PDF]
Discussant: George von Furstenberg, Indiana University
14h30–15h00 Refreshment Break
15h00–17h30

Why America Needs the G8: Perspectives from Its G8 Partners
Chair: John Kirton, G8 Research Group, University of Toronto
Sir Nicholas Bayne, London School of Economics and Political Science
“The British Perspective”
Bernhard May, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik
“The German Perspective”
Victoria Panova, Moscow State Institute of International Relations
“The Russian Perspective”
Shinichiro Uda, Director, Tokyo Office, G8 Research Group
“The Japanese Perspective
17h30 Conference adjourns

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Special Videoconference Session on Security

June 3, 2004
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

With the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
and the Center for Strategic and International Studies
in Washington DC

ProgramProspectusPapersBiographies
CIBER at Indiana University

The conference will be webcast live — please check back for details,
and for updates on the conference program.

WatWatch the archived webcast of the conference by clicking on the buttons on the program below.
(Download the free RealPlayer software here.)

Bloomington
THURSDAY, JUNE 3 Washington
13h00–13h05 Opening Remarks
Lee Hamilton
, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
14h00–14h05
13h05–14h30

Preventing Proliferation of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction
Samuel Wells,
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Gary Bertsch, Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia
“Multilateralism, International Security and the G8” [HTML]
Igor Khripunov, Center for International Trade and Security, University of Georgia
“The Nonproliferation Carrots and Sticks of G8 Diplomacy” [HTML]
Michèle Flournoy, Center for Strategic and International Studies
“Strengthening the G8’s Global Partnership Against WMD: An Action Agenda”
14h05–15h30
14h30–14h00 Refreshment Break 15h30–16h00
14h00–16h30

Combating Terrorism
Chair: Christopher Sands, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Andre Belelieu, Center for Strategic and International Studies
“Prospects for G8 Action on Future International Counterterrorism Efforts”
Thomas Sanderson, Center for Strategic and International Studies
16h00–17h30

Watch the archived webcast of the conference by clicking on the buttons on the program below.
(Download the free RealPlayer software here.)

ProspectusPapersSpeakers
CIBER at Indiana University

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