Conference schedule

Conference Schedule

zilverentoren12th Global Conference in Amsterdam

Friday May 22, 2020

Educational tour (optional). See Tours/Amsterdam.

Saturday May 23, 2020

09:00-10:30 Registration

10:30-12:00 Plenary opening session

* Welcome and formal opening by Prof. Dr. M. Peter van der Hoek, President Forum for Economists International

* Keynote speech by Prof. Dr. Jaap van Duijn: 'Off Balance'

In his keynote speech Dr. Van Duijn will deal with the numerous imbalances in the world economy. Western economies are more imbalanced than at any time in the past half century. The present situation is unsustainable. What will happen next?

Dr. Jaap van Duijn (1943) studied economics at the Netherlands School of Economics (currently Erasmus University) at Rotterdam and the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, from which school he obtained his Ph.D. in 1972. He was a professor of economics at the Graduate School of Management in Delft, before joining the Robeco Group, the Netherlands’ largest asset manager, in 1983. He was a board member of Robeco and the Group’s Chief Investment Officer until 2003. While at Robeco, Van Duijn was a professor of investments at the University of Amsterdam and the Erasmus University of Rotterdam. Jaap van Duijn is the author of 10 books on economics and investments.

12:00-13:15 Lunch

13:15-15:15 Concurrent sessions

15:15-15:30 Refreshment break

session15:30-17:30 Concurrent sessions

17:30-19:00 Welcoming Reception

Sunday May 24, 2020

08:30-10:30 Concurrent sessions

10:30-10:45 Refreshment break

10:45-12:45 Concurrent sessions

12:45-13:45 Lunch

13:45-15:45 Concurrent sessions

rijksmuseum15:45-16:00 Refreshment break

16:00-18:00 Concurrent sessions

Mon6day May 25, 2020

Educational tour (optional). See Tours/Amsterdam.