Together with the traditional interventions of the President of the Generalitat de Catalunya at the inaugural session and the President of the Government of Spain at the closing session, this time the great issues that will focus the agenda and give content to the different work sessions of our XXXIII Reunión will be the following:

Economics in uncertain times. Prospects for Spain and the euro

Global sustainability as a challenge for business growth. The Unilever case

Finances and monetary policy. International and European perspectives

Economics for the common good. Proposals for a better world

The unrest in liberal democracies. I- Europe. II- North America

Politics and economics in Catalonia

Business strategies in times of uncertainty and digitalisation

Perspectives from the disruptive sectors. Economic and social impact

 

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16:30
Sala Tramuntana

INAUGURAL SESSION

Carles Puigdemont

President of the Catalan Goverment

Session President

Juan José Brugera

President of the Círculo de Economía

17:30
Sala Tramuntana

ECONOMICS IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

Prospects For Spain And The Euro

Luis de Guindos

Spanish Minister of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness

Session President

Juan José Brugera

President of the Círculo de Economía

19:00
Sala tramuntana

GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY AS A CHALLENGE FOR BUSINESS GROWTH

The Unilever Case

Cristina Gallach

United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Special adviser to the Secretary-General

Paul Polman

CEO of Unilever

Session President

Marc Puig

President of Puig and Vice President of the Círculo de Economía

09:00
Sala Tramuntana

ECONOMY, FINANCES AND MONETARY POLICY

International And European Perspectives

Barry Eichengreen

George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California

José Manuel González-Páramo

BBVA Executive Board Member

Session President

Teresa Garcia-Milà

Director of the Barcelona School of Economics and Vice President of the Círculo de Economía

10:45
Sala Tramuntana

ECONOMICS FOR THE COMMON GOODS

Proposals For A Better World

Jean Tirole

2014 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences, Chairman of Toulouse School of Economics

Session President

Juan-José López Burniol

Vice President of the Círculo de Economía

11:45
Sala Tramuntana

THE UNREST IN LIBERAL DEMOCRACIES. I- EUROPE

Joanna Wronecka

Polish Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

"Poland in a Changing World. Challenges and Opportunities"

Tom Burns

Anglo-Spanish Essayist and Political Analyst

Session President

Josep Piqué

President of CITpax, President of the Ibero-American Business Foundation and Former President of the Círculo de Economía

13:15
Sala Tramuntana

POLITICS AND ECONOMICS IN CATALONIA

Oriol Junqueras

Vice President of Catalonia and Catalan Minister of Economy and Finance

Session President

Juan José Brugera

President of the Círculo de Economía

16:30
Sala Tramuntana

BUSINESS STRATEGIES IN TIMES OF UNCERTAINTY AND DIGITALISATION

Dimas Gimeno

President and CEO of El Corte Inglés

Jordi Gual

President of CaixaBank

Francisco J. Riberas

President of Gestamp

Session President

Cristina Garmendia

President of the Cotec Foundation for Innovation and Member of the Board Directors of the Círculo de Economía

18:45
Sala Tramuntana

PERSPECTIVE FROM THE DISRUPTIVE SECTORS

Economics And Social Impact

Juan de Antonio

Founder and CEO of Cabify

Chris Kim

Director and Associate General Counsel at Facebook (2007-2016)

Jeroen Merchiers

Director General of Airbnb in Europe

Session President

Marta Plana

General Counsel of Digital Origin, President Foro Fintech and Member of the Board Directors of the Círculo de Economía

09:30
Sala Tramuntana

THE UNREST IN LIBERAL DEMOCRACIES. II- NORTH AMERICA

James Bell

Vice President for Global Strategy at the Pew Research Center

Jorge Castañeda

Global Distinguished Professor of Politics and Latin American and Caribbean Studies, New York University Faculty of Arts and Science, Mexican Minister of Foreign Affairs (2000- 2003)

Session President

Josep Piqué

President of CITpax, President of the Ibero-American Business Foundation and Former President of the Círculo de Economía

12:00
Sala Tramuntana

CLOSING SESSION

Mariano Rajoy

President of Spain

Session President

Juan José Brugera

Presidente of the Círculo de Economía