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A – Round table programm

Thursday 4 June 2009

16h00  Welcome and introduction
16h15  Discussions in Working Groups (WG)
18h00  Introductory lectures:

• M. Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, State Secretary for Education and Research, "The relation between research and progress".
• M. Luzius Wasescha, Ambassador, Representative of the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to WTO and EFTA, "Progress and quality of life advantages for Switzerland in globalization".
• M. Enrico Giovannini, Chief Statistician and Director of the Statistics Department of the OECD, "Beyond GDP: a global initiative to define and measure progress".
• M. Nic Marks, Fonder of the New Economics Foundation for Well-being, London, "Report on National account of well-being: the Case of Switzerland".

19h30  Diner
21h00  Plenary: sharing first considerations of the WG

Friday 5 June 2009

08h30  Presentation of 9 study cases from Switzerland (3 simultaneously)
10h15 Working Groups
11h15  Plenary of synthesis
12h30 Lunch
14h00 Working Groups
15h30 Plenary of synthesis
16h00 Departure


C – The 9 Study Cases :

1. Xavier Comtesse : « Tomorrow, the invention of statistics by ordinary people »

2. Roger Torrenti : « Can ICT ensure a true sustainable future for the citizens of the world? »

3. Jean-Luc Gérard : « Microfinance, what for ? For you and for me ! »

4. Anna Maria Darmanin: « The position of the European Economic and Social Committee around the notion of progress »

5. Robin Cornelius

6. Simone de Montmollin

7. Félix Bollman

8. Lionel Lourdin

9. Yves Loerincik