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International - Event Notice
Thursday January 01 1970

The Berlin International Economics Congress

category international | eu | event notice author Monday January 24, 2011 13:50author by ICDacademy - Institute for Cultural Diplomacyauthor email institute at culturaldiplomacy dot org Report this post to the editors

"An International Conference on the Future of Nation Branding, Tourism, and International Investments in a Globalized World"

The Berlin International Economics Congress:
"An International Conference on the Future of Nation Branding, Tourism, and International Investments in a Globalized World"
(March 9th - 12th 2011, Berlin, Held Parallel to the ITB Berlin and in conjunction with the ICD conferences "Nuestra America" and "The Rise of Africa")
www.biec.de

“The Berlin International Economics Congress 2011” is an international conference taking place over 4 days that will explore the future of Nation Branding, Tourism, and International Investment in a Globalized World. The program will consist of lectures, seminars, workshops, interactive sessions and panel discussions that will feature leading figures from international economics & politics, academia, marketing, advertising, and civil society. Participants of the program will also have the opportunity to experience Berlin through a series of cultural and social activities.

Speakers for the conference include:
• Dr. Alfredo Palacio - Former President of Ecuador; ICD Advisory Board Member
• Baki Irmak - Director of Communications, DWS Investments, (Deutsche Bank Group)
• Amb. Dan Mulhall - Ambassador of Ireland to Germany
• Bendt Bendtsen - Former Danish Deputy Prime Minister, Former Danish Minister of Economic and Business Affairs; ICD Advisory Board Member (tbc)
• Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim - Former Foreign Minister of Brazil
• Dr. Erhard Busek - Former Vice-Chancellor of Austria, Former Minister for Education & Cultural Affairs; (tbc)
• Filippe Savagado- Minister of Culture, Tourism and Communication of Burkina Faso
• Dr. Gerassimos D. Arsenis- Former Minister of Economics of Greece, Former Minister of Education and Former Minister of Defense; (tbc)
• Dr. Gerhard Prδtorius - Head of Coordination CSR and Sustainability, Volkswagen AG (tbc)
• Dr. Jacques F. Poos - Former Deputy Prime Minister of Luxembourg, Minister of Foreign Affairs (tbc)
• Sir James R. Mancham - Former President of the Republic of Seychelles; ICD Advisory Board Member
• Janez Jansa - Former Prime Minister of Slovenia; president of the Slovenian Democratic Party
• Joy Wheeler- Ambassador of Jamaica to Germany
• Kalonzo Musyoka - Vice President of Kenya
• Kazenambo Kazenambo - Minister of Youth and Sports of Namibia (tbc)
• Kintto Lucas Lopez - Deputy Foreign Minister of Ecuador
• MONIE R. Captan - Former Foreign Minister of Liberia; President of Liberian Chamber of Commerce
• Dr. Miomir Žužul - Former Foreign Minister of Croatia; President of Dubrovnik International University; ICD Advisory Board Member
• Dr. Rick van der Ploeg - Professor of Economics, Oxford University; Former State Minister of Education, Culture and Science of the Netherlands; ICD Advisory Board Member (tbc)
• Dr. Solomon Isaac Passy - Former Foreign Minister of Bulgaria; ICD Advisory Board Member
• Dr. Vasile Puşcaş - Former Romanian Minister for European Affairs;
• Zeine Ould Zeidane - Former Prime Minister of Mauritania (tbc)

Contact:
www.culturaldiplomacy.org
info@culturaldiplomacy.org

Related Link: http://www.culturaldiplomacy.org/academy/index.php?en_conferences_biec2011
author by Sarah C - N/Apublication date Mon Jan 24, 2011 15:49author address author phone Report this post to the editors

This event sounds entirely suspect to me - I mean 'nation branding?'
is that not something we should be avoiding?

author by opus diablos - the regressive hypocrite partypublication date Wed Feb 16, 2011 15:57author address author phone Report this post to the editors

..to make a shepherd drop his crook and fook his flock.

a Madison avenue fat-cat agenda to gentrify the last pockets of wilderness into the glossy brochures of IT readers wet dreams, complete with spas and health farms and organic sick-bags in case an impoverished local escapes from the favella and peeks over the wall. We'll get a depopulated Eiredisney as we dress up as jarveys and leprechauns and subsist on the trickle-down tips of the jet-setting beeeautiful peeple.

This ex-pacifist is goin recommissionin soon.

'Leading figures', indeed. Up the garden path.

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