Status as of October 5, 2017 / subject to changes
 
8.15 a.m. Registration and Coffee
9.15 a.m. Welcome
Peter Feldmann
Lord Mayor, City of Frankfurt am Main
Opening
Jean Lemierre
Chairman of this year’s EBC; Chairman of the Board of Directors, BNP Paribas, Paris
Keynote Speech
Mario Draghi President, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main
I. »Raising the Competitiveness of the European Banking Sector«
John Cryan

Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt am Main

Jean Lemierre
Chairman of the Congress;
Chairman of the Board of Directors, BNP Paribas, Paris
Martin Zielke
Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors, Commerzbank, Frankfurt am Main
Moderator
Melinda Crane

Chief Political Correspondent, Deutsche Welle TV, Berlin
11.00 a.m. Coffee Break
11.45 a.m. II. »(De-)Globalization from a European Perspective«
Susan Danger
Chief Executive Officer, American Chamber of Commerce to the EU, Brussels
Karel De Gucht
Minister of State;
Former EU Commissioner for Trade
Guntram B. Wolff
Director, Bruegel, Brussels
Jörg Wuttke
Vice President and Chief Representative, BASF (China), Beijing; Member of the Advisory Board, MERICS Mercator Institute for China Studies, Berlin
Moderator
Melinda Crane

Chief Political Correspondent, Deutsche Welle TV, Berlin
12.45 p.m. Buffet Lunch
2.00 p.m. Keynote
Jens Weidmann
President, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt am Main
2.15 p.m. III. »Restoring the European Project«
Agnès Bénassy-Quéré
Professor, Paris School of Economics, University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne; Chair, French Council of Economic Analysis
Ivan Krastev
Chairman, Centre for Liberal Strategies, Sofia; Permanent Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna
Mario Monti
President, Bocconi University, Milan; Former Prime Minister of Italy
Jakob von Weizsäcker
Member of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, European Parliament, Brussels
Moderator
Melinda Crane

Chief Political Correspondent, Deutsche Welle TV, Berlin
3.15 p.m. Dialogue
Michael Meister
Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin
and
Wulf Schmiese
Chief Editor »heute journal«, Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, Mainz
  Closing Remarks
Jean Lemierre
Chairman of the Congress;
Chairman of the Board of Directors, BNP Paribas, Paris
4.15 p.m. End of Congress