Círculo de Empresarios, member of The International Network of Business Think Tanks (INBTT) will be hosting the XXIX edition of the International Summit of Business Think Tanks that will be held next 25th and 26th of September 2017 in Madrid.
These conferences have been held since 1986 and the main economic international think tanks, 200 experts and leading figures of the economic, business, political and social worldwide scenario take part in it. On this occasion the event coincides with the 40th anniversary of The Circulo de Empresarios.
Since 1977 the Círculo de Empresarios has been a non profit association, made up of more than 200 wellknown prestige partners, all of them businessmen, chairmen and CEO of the main national and international companies operating in our country that defend free enterprise, the promotion of entrepreneurial spirit and competitiveness, as the 13 institutions which form part of the INBTT.
Introductory remarks JOHN DE ZULUETA, Board Member, Círculo de Empresarios, Spain
Opening under the presidency of HIS MAJESTY THE KING OF SPAIN
Welcome words JAVIER VEGA DE SEOANE, President, Círculo de Empresarios, Spain
Keynote speaker JOSÉ Mª ÁLVAREZ-PALLETE, Chairman & CEO, Telefónica, Spain
Panel 1. The world in 2030
Main Speaker: BART VAN ARK Executive Vice President, Chief Economist and Chief Strategy Officer, The Conference Board, USA
- INGEMAR NAEVE, Chairman, 2030 Committee, Círculo de Empresarios, Spain
- JOSÉ JUAN RUIZ, Chief Economist, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), USA
- AHMED BOUZGUENDA, Chairman, IACE, Tunisia
Moderator: TOM BURNS, Journalist and essayist, Spain/UK