Program Overview of the Digital Global Solutions Summit 2020

Sessions focus on the G20 and T20 agenda and also address the political response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Underlying all topics is the narrative on RecouplingGlobal Tables shape the program of this Summit. With a specific focus within a topic area they consist of keynotes and panel discussions, supplemented by vision statements. Participants are invited to contribute to the contents. 

Our program is in place and the content is gradually filling up. From the beginning of April until mid-April, keynotes from speakers reach us, which we publish on the Global Table pages. Panel discussions will follow in mid-April, and we will keep you informed about them as well. 

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Closing Interview with Robert E. Moritz, PwC International, and Peter Bakker, WBCSD, interviewed by Journalist Declan Curry
Closing Panel with Mafalda Duarte
, Climate Investment Funds, Detlev Ganten, World Health Summit, Colm Kelly, PwC, Margo Thomas, Women’s Economic Imperative, Gabriela Ramos, OECD, Dennis Snower, Global Solutions Initiative, hosted by Journalist Declan Curry. Find the Chapters of the Closing Panel in detail here.
Closing Speech by Dennis
Snower, Global Solutions Initiative
Interview with Albert K. Ting, Lawrence S. Ting Memorial Foundation, interviewed by Dennis Snower, Global Solutions Initiative
Interview with the Young Global Changers Nancy Hoque, The Pursuit, Shukri Toefy, FORT, Eduarda Zoghbi, The Pursuit, interviewed by Markus Engels, Global Solutions Initiative
Interview with Ulrich Störk, PwC Germany, interviewed by Declan Curry, Journalist
Post-Summit Exchange

Published contributions

Opening Address by Dennis J. Snower, Global Solutions Initiative
Opening Keynote by Colm Kelly, PwC
Opening Keynote by Fahad Alturki, T20 Saudi Arabia; KAPSARC
Opening Keynote by Gabriela Ramos, G20 Sherpa OECD
Opening Panel with Colm Kelly, PwC, Gabriela Ramos, G20 Sherpa OECD, Dennis Snower, Global Solutions Initiative, hosted by Declan Curry
Vision Statement by Arun Maira, HelpAge International 
Vision Statement by Thomas Reiter, European Space Agency

Panel with Fahad bin Abdullah Al Mubarak, G20 Sherpa Saudi Arabia, Pietro Benassi, G7/G20 Sherpa Italy, Christopher MacLennan, G20 Sherpa Canada, Lars-Hendrik Röller, G7/ G20 Sherpa Germany, hosted by Dennis Snower, President, Global Solutions Initiative

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by ESRC’s Rebuilding Macroeconomics
Keynote by Angus Armstrong, ESRC’s Rebuilding Macroeconomics
Panel with Wendy Carlin, University College London, Paul Collier, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, Alan Kirman, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociale, Henrietta Moore, Institute for Global Prosperity, University College London, hosted by Angus Armstrong, ESRC’s Rebuilding Macroeconomics

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by Global Solutions Fellow Marc Fleurbaey, Princeton University
Panel with Marc Fleurbaey, Princeton University and Global Solutions FellowAmandine Lepoutre, Thinkers & Doers, Joost Minnaar, Corporate Rebels, Arnaud Mourot, Ashoka

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by Novartis
Keynote by Dennis Ostwald, WifOR Institute
Panel with Dennis Ostwald
, WifOR Institute, Alan Donnelly, G20 Health & Development Partnership, Jayasree Iyer, Access to Medicines Foundation, Patrice Matchaba, Novartis, South Africa, hosted by Foteini Bampanara, Novartis, Greece

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by CRUISSE Network and the UCL Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty
Keynote by David Tuckett, University College London
Panel with Gerd Gigerenzer, Harding Center for Risk Literacy, Jürgen Jost, Max Planck Institute, Leonard Smith, London School of Economics, hosted by Margaret Heffernan, Author

Keynote by Peter Altmaier, Federal Minister of Economics and Energy, Germany
Keynote by Paolo MagriISPI; Bocconi University
Panel with Irene Natividad, Global Summit of Women,
Jean Pisani-Ferry, European University Institute, Paola Subacchi, Queen Mary University of London, David Sloan Wilson, Binghamton University, hosted by Journalist and Media Entrepreneur Sabine Christiansen
Vision Statement by Sean Cleary
, Future World Foundation & Global Solutions Initiative Special Advisor 
Vision Statement by Henrietta Moore
, University College London

World Health Summit (WHS) Global Table
Panel with Elhadj As Sy, Kofi Annan Foundation, Christian Drosten, Charité, Ilona Kickbusch, World Health Summit, David Loew, Sanofi Pasteur, hosted by Journalist and Media Entrepreneur Sabine Christiansen
Vision Statement by 
Maria Flachsbarth, German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by Women’s Economic Imperative
Keynote by Stephen Karingi
, UNECA
Keynote by Sandro GaleaBoston University
Panel with Alex Ezeh, Drexel University Philadelphia, Fernando Filgueria, CIPPEC, Argentina, Reema Nanavaty, Self Employed Women’s Association, India, Charity Ngilu, Kitui County Governor, Kenya, hosted by Margo Thomas, Women’s Economic Imperative; Global Solutions Fellow
Perspective Statement by Franz Gatzweiler, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Perspective Statement by Yonette Thomas
, Women’s Economic Imperative
Audience Participation
hosted by the Women’s Economic Imperative

Keynote by Dani Rodrik, Harvard University
Panel with Susan Ariel Aaronson, CIGI, Gabriel Felbermayr, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Anabel Gonzalez, PIIE, Pascal Lamy, Jacques Delors Institute, hosted by Michaela Küfner, Deutsche Welle

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA)
Keynote
by Matthew Taylor, RSA
Panel with Nicole Curato,
University of Canberra, Claire Mellier, Convention Citoyenne pour le Climat, Sumana Nandi, XR Affinity Network of Asia, Rebecca Willis, Climate Assembly UK, hosted by Anthony Painter, RSA

Keynote by Svenja Schulze, German Minister for the Environment
Keynote by Ottmar Edenhofer, PIK, Germany
Panel with Svenja Schulze, German Minister for the Environment, Laurence Tubiana, European Climate Foundation, Amar Bhattacharya, Brookings, USA, Ottmar Edenhofer, PIK, Germany, hosted by Conny Czymoch
Vision Statement by 
Josef Aschbacher, European Space Agency

Hasso Plattner Institute Global Table
Keynote by Christoph Meinel, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany
Keynote by Jochen Flasbarth, German Ministry for the Environment
Keynote by Salem Avan, UN Office of Information & Communication Technology
Panel with Mei Lin Fung, People Centered Internet, Singapore, Ann Rosenberg, SAP Next Gen, Christoph Meinel, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany, Richard Perez, The School of Design Thinking, South Africa, hosted by Astrid Frohloff

Keynote by Khalid Abuleif, Chief Negotiator on Climate Change Issues, Saudi Arabia
Panel with Miranda Schreurs, Technical University of Munich, Khalid Abuleif, Chief Negotiator on Climate Change Issues, Saudi Arabia, Gunnar Luderer, PIK, Germany, Adair Turner, Chairman, Energy Transitions Commission, hosted by Conny Czymoch

German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) Global Table
Panel with Michael Dittrich, DBU, Mafalda Duarte, Climate Investment Funds, Manuel Pulgar-Vidal, WWF International, hosted by Journalist Conny Czymoch

Keynote by Haifa Abdulaziz Al Mogrin, Chair, G20 Development Working Group
Panel with Raja Almarzoqi, King AbdulAziz University, Sachin Chaturvedi, RIS, Lori Kerr, World Bank, Carlo Secchi, ISPI, hosted by Journalist Declan Curry
Vision Statement by Naoyuki Yoshino, T20 Co-Chair Japan

Keynote by Hazem Galal, Cities and Local Government Global Leader, PwC
Panel with Kobie Brand, ICLEI, Nicolas J.A. Buchoud, Grand Paris Alliance; Global Solutions Fellow, Susan Parnell, University of Bristol, hosted by Evan Davis, BBC
Interview by Nicolas J.A. Buchoud, Grand Paris Alliance; Global Solutions Fellow, with Amal Fatani, Saudi S20 Sherpa 
Vision Statement by Tunç Soyer, Mayor of Izmir, Turkey
Vision Statement Nicolas Buchoud, Grand Paris Alliance & Global Solutions Fellow

Partner Global Table: Curated and Produced by The Solutions Lab – Scaling for Sustainable Infrastructure, a joint initiative by GIZ and the Global Solutions Initiative
Keynote
by Amar Bhattacharya, The Brookings Institution
Keynote by Heike Henn
, German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Panel with Aziza Akhmouch
, OECD, Ryan Bartlett, World Wildlife Fund, Norbert Gorißen, German Ministry for the Environment, Tetsushi Sonobe, Asian Development Bank Institute, hosted by Lori Kerr, World Bank
Vision Statement by Cristina Contreras, Harvard University, and Lorena Zemp, Global Infrastructure Basel Foundation
Vision Statement by Peter Head
, Resilience Brokers
Vision Statement by Gamelihle Sibanda
, International Labor Organization

Keynote by Paul Collier, University of Oxford
Panel with Gianluca Grimalda, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Colm Kelly, PwC, Claudia Sanhueza, Universidad Mayor, hosted by Marc Fleurbaey, Princeton University and Global Solutions Fellow

Value Balancing Alliance Global Table
Panel with Saori Dubourg, BASF, Patrice Matchaba, Novartis, Greg Medcraft, OECD, Dennis Snower, Global Solutions Initiative, hosted by Journalist Declan Curry

Keynote by Danilo Türk, Club de Madrid; Former President of Slovenia
Panel with Julia Pomares, CIPPEC, Argentina, Blair Sheppard, PwC, Ngaire Woods, University of Oxford, hosted by Homi Kharas, Brookings Institution
Vision Statement by Peter EigenTransparency International

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by China-West Dialogue 
Keynote by Colin Bradford
, Brookings Institution
Panel with Susan Thornton, Yale University, Chen Dongxiao, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies, Kerry Brown, King’s College London, hosted by Yves Tiberghien, University of British Columbia 

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by George Mason University, Robert Bosch Academy, and Stanford University Press
Keynote by J.P. Singh, George Mason University
Panel with Kristen Hopewell, University of British Columbia, Miles Kahler, American University, David Throsby, Macquarie University, Irene Wu, Federal Communications Commission, USA, hosted by J.P. Singh, George Mason University

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by Forum New Economy
Keynote by Ian Goldin, University of Oxford
Keynote by Harold James, Princeton University
Keynote by Pascal Lamy, Jacques Delors Institute
Keynote by Laurence Tubiana, European Climate Foundation
Panel with Ian Goldin, University of Oxford, Harold James, Princeton University, Pascal Lamy, Jacques Delors Institute, Laurence Tubiana, European Climate Foundation, hosted by Simon Tilford, Forum New Economy

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by Dahrendorf Forum, a joint initiative by the Hertie School and London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Panel with Iain Begg, Dahrendorf Forum, LSE, Marco Buti, European Commission, Brussels, Jayati Ghosh, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, Sahoko Kaji, Keio University, Tokyo, hosted by Christine Ockrent, France Culture Radio, Paris

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by the G7 and G20 Research Groups
Keynote by Marina Larionova
, Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration
Panel with Meagan Byrd, G7 Research Group, Alessandra Cicci, G20 Research Group, Ella Kokotsis, G7 and G20 Research Groups, hosted by John Kirton, G7 and G20 Research Groups

Keynote by Erik Brynjolfsson, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy
Keynote by Kirsten Martin, George Washington University
Panel with Anna Byhovskaya, TUAC, Mary Carol Madigan, SAP, Paul Tighe, Pontifical Council for Culture, Paul Twomey, Centre for International Governance Innovation, Canada, MJ Zhan, CEO, Higgs Dynamics, hosted by Evan Davis, BBC
Data Presentation Juan Saldarriaga, Columbia University
Interview with Mary Carol Madigan, SAP, and Paul Twomey, Centre for International Governance Innovation
Interview with Anna Byhovskaya, TUAC, and Paul Twomey, Centre for International Governance Innovation
Interview with Paul Tighe, Pontifical Council for Culture, and Paul Twomey, Centre for International Governance Innovation

Keynote by James Heckman, Nobel Laureate; University Chicago
Keynote by Andreas Schleicher, OECD
Panel with Urvashi Aneja, Tandem Research, Alejandra Cardini, CIPPEC, Claudia Costin, CIEEP, Harald Kayser, PwC Europe, hosted by Dennis Görlich, Global Solutions Initiative
Vision Statement by İhsan Sabuncuoğlu, Abdullah Gül University

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by PwC
Keynote with Urvashi Aneja
, Tandem Research
Panel with
Ramiro Albrieu, CIPPEC, Urvashi Aneja, Tandem Research, Paul Grainger, Centre for Education and Work, UCL, Angela Lyons, Center for Economic and Financial Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bhushan Sethi, PwC US, hosted by Carolin Roth, CNBC

Keynote by Achim Steiner, United Nations Development Programme
Panel with Paula Caballero, RARE, Homi Kharas, Brookings Institution, Izumi Ohno, JICA Ogata Research Institute, Margo Thomas, Women’s Economic Imperative and Global Solutions Fellow, hosted by Journalist Declan Curry
Vision Statement by Tanja Gönner, Chair of the Management Board, GIZ
Vision Statement by Matthias Berninger, Bayer AG, Germany

Partner Global Table: Curated and Produced by Tony Pipa, Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution
Keynote by Tony Pipa
, Brookings Institution
Panel with
Aziza Akhmouch, OECD, Mauricio Rodas, University of Pennsylvania, hosted by Tony Pipa, Brookings Institution

Keynote by Simon Zadek, UN Task Force on Digital Financing of the SDGs
Panel with Jochen Flasbarth, German Ministry for the Environment, Judith Karl, UN Capital Development Fund, Anir Chowdhury, a2i, Bangladesh, Natalie Jabangwe, EcoCash, Zimbabwe, hosted by Carolin Roth, CNBC

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by Women’s Economic Imperative
Keynote by
Thoraya Obaid, W20 Chair
Panel with Toyin Abiodun, Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, Merike Blofield, Institute of Latin American Studies at the German Institute for Global and Area Studies, Mayra Buvinic, Data2X, Barbara Orser, University of Ottawa, hosted by Margo Thomas, Women’s Economic Imperative; Global Solutions Fellow
Perspective Statement by Amanda Shaw, University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Keynote by Olaf Scholz, Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister of Finance, Germany
Keynote by Berat Albayrak, Turkish Minister of Treasury and Finance

Partner Panel: Curated and Produced by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung
Panel with Norbert Walter-Borjans, Party Chairman, Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), Jayati Ghosh, ICRICT, India, Chidi King, International Trade Union Confederation, Wayne Swan, Australian Labor Party, hosted by Carolin Roth, CNBC

Keynote by Franco Bruni, ISPI
Keynote by Jean-Claude Trichet, Banque de France
Panel with Lorenzo Bini-Smaghi, Société Générale, Franco Bruni, ISPI, Lucrezia Reichlin, LSE, Jean-Claude Trichet, Banque de France, hosted by Stephanie Flanders, Bloomberg

Partner Global Table: Curated and produced by Valdai Discussion Club
Panel with Hu Angang, Center for China Studies, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Tsinghua University, Ekaterina Arapova, MGIMO University, Moscow, Timur Maksimov, Deputy Minister of Finance,  Russian Federation, Philani Mthembu, Institute for Global Dialogue, South Africa, Marc Uzan, Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee, hosted by Yaroslav Lissovolik, Valdai Discussion Club

Keynote by Mehmet Şimşek, Former Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
Vision Statement by Naoyuki Yoshino, T20 Co-Chair Japan
Panel with Luiz de Mello, OECD, Güven Sak, The Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey, Astrid Skala-Kuhmann, T20 Task Force Co-Chair, Naoyuki Yoshino, T20 Co-Chair Japan, hosted by Matthias Lücke, Kiel Institute for the World Economy

Mercator Dialogue on Asylum and Migration (MEDAM) Global Table
Keynote by Martin Ruhs
, European University Institute
Keynote by Asli Okyay, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Italy
Panel with Franziska Brantner, Member of the German Parliament, Martin Ruhs, European University Institute, Roberto Suro, University of Southern California, hosted by Tom Nuttall, The Economist

Keynote by Julia Klöckner, German Minister of Food and Agriculture
Panel with Alexander Bonde, DBU, Franziska Schünemann, Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Maximo Torero, Food and Agriculture Organization, Robert Vos, IFPRI, hosted by Journalist Conny Czymoch

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