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Conference Program
5 June 2009 (Friday)

8.00 - 9.00
Registration of participants
9.00 - 9.10
Welcome address:
Sławomir S. Skrzypek, President of the National Bank of Poland
9.10 - 9.30
Address by the Honorary Guest:
Lech Kaczyński, President of the Republic of Poland
9.30 - 9.50
Address by the Honorary Guest:
Vaclav Klaus, President of the Czech Republic
9.50 - 10.10
Address by the Honorary Guest:
Jean-Claude Trichet, President of the European Central Bank
10.10 - 10.30
Address by the Honorary Guest:
Joaquín Almunia, Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs
10.30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11.00 - 11:15
Introductory address by
prof. Zbigniew Hockuba, Chairman of the Organizing Committee,Member of the Board, National Bank of Poland
11.15 - 12.30
Session I
Transformation and economic growth in Central and Eastern European countries after 1989 - evaluation
Chairman of the session:
Leszek Balcerowicz, Warsaw School of Economics
Panelists:
  • Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economies
  • Yegor Gaidar, Director of the Institute for the Economy in Transition
  • Janos Kornai, Collegium Budapest, Institute for Advanced Study
  • Radovan Jelasić, Governor of the Narodna banka Srbije
12.30 - 13.45
Session II
Economies of Central and Eastern Europe in the international arena - convergence perspective in view of the global recession
Chairman of the session:
Marek Belka, Director, International Monetary Fund
Panelists:
  • Eric Berglöf, Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Willem Buiter, London School of Economics
  • Justin Yifu Lin, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, World Bank
  • Alojzy Z. Nowak, Chairman of the Scientific Council, National Bank of Poland
13.45 - 15.00
Lunch
15:00 - 16:15
Session III
Economies of Central and Eastern Europe and the euro
Chairman of the session:
Adam Glapiński, Counsellor to the President, Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland
Panelists:
  • Marko Kranjec, Governor of the Banka Slovenije
  • András Simor, Governor of the Magyar Nemzeti Bank
  • Ivan Sramko, Governor of the Národná banka Slovenska
  • Jürgen Stark, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
16:15 - 16:30
Coffee break
16:30 - 17:45
Sesja IV
Ten years of inflation targeting strategy in Poland compared with the experience of other countries
Chairman of the session:
Zbigniew Hockuba, Member of the Board, National Bank of Poland
Panelists:
  • Vittorio Corbo, former President of Banco Central de Chile
  • Dariusz Filar, Member of the Monetary Policy Council, National Bank of Poland
  • Svein Gjedrem, Governor of the Norges Bank
  • Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank
  • Zdeněk Tůma, Governor of the Česká národní banka

6 June 2009 (Saturday)

11:00 - 13:00
Promotion of collector coin - "Poland's Road to Freedom 1989 - 2009", Łazienki Palace
  • Welcome address by
    Sławomir S. Skrzypek, President of the National Bank of Poland
  • Address by
    Lech Kaczyński, President of the Republic of Poland
  • Address by
    Prof. Richard Pipes, Harvard University
14.00
Closing of the Conference

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