2nd Biennial

2nd City of London Biennial Meeting

12-13 December 2001

Venue: International Maritime Organization, Albert Embankment, London

Organised by City University
Sponsored by Festival Cruises

"COMPETITION AND INNOVATION WITHIN A GLOBAL CONTEXT"
The Second Biennial Meeting was attended by over 500 delegates, with session titles including World Economy, Shipping, Markets and International Business. The Keynote Speaker was The Rt. Hon. Sir Edward George, PC, and sessions were chaired by Professor Costas Th. Grammenos, The Lord Currie, the then Dean of City University Business School, The Lord Griffiths, Vice-Chairman, Goldman Sachs International Ltd, The Rt. Hon. The Lord Howe, CH, QC, and Alderman Sir Paul Newall, TD, DL.

AGENDA

WEDNESDAY, 12 DECEMBER

09.00 - 10.00: REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
10.00 - 10.15: OPENING SESSION

The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor Alderman Michael Oliver, Chancellor of City University
Professor David Rhind, CBE, Vice-Chancellor of City University
Professor Costas Th. Grammenos, OBE, Chairman of Meeting

10.15 - 10.30:

Chairman: Professor Costas Th. Grammenos

Speaker: The Rt. Revd. and Rt. Hon. Richard Chartres, Lord Bishop of London

10.30 - 11.00

Chairman: The Lord Currie, Dean of City University Business School

Keynote Speaker: The Rt. Hon. Sir Edward George, PC, Governor of Bank England

11.00 - 11.30: COFFEE BREAK
11.30 - 13.45: WORLD ECONOMY

Chairman: The Lord Currie, Dean of City University Business School

Speakers:

  • Dr. Supachai Panitchpakdi, Director-General Designate of World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  • Professor Peter A. Davies, Vice President and Chief Economist of BP Plc
  • Mr K. V. Kamath, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI, India
  • Mr T. T. Mboweni, Governor of South Africa Reserve Bank, South Africa

Panellists:

  • Professor Roy Batchelor, City University Business School
  • Professor Geoffrey E. Wood, City University Business School
13.45-16.45: REFRESHMENTS & SANDWICHES
14.30 - 16.45: SHIPPING

Chairman: Professor Costas Th. Grammenos

Speakers:

  • Mr John A. Angelicoussis, Director of Agelef Shipping Co.
  • Mr Michael Everard, CBE, Chairman of The Baltic International Maritime Council (BIMCO)
  • Mr Westye Hoegh, Chairman of Leif Hoegh & Co., Norway
  • Mr William O'Neil, CM, Secretary General of International Maritime Organization (IMO)
  • Mr Richard L. Paniguian, President of the Chamber of Shipping; Regional President, Caspian and Middle East, BP plc
18.30 - 21.00: EVENING RECEPTION

THURSDAY, 13 DECEMBER

9.30 - 11.30: BANKING & FINANCE

Chairman: The Lord Griffiths, Vice-Chairman, Goldman Sachs International Ltd.

Speakers:

  • Mr Frank Baxter, Chairman of Jefferies Group, Inc., USA
  • Mr Don Cruickshank, Chairman of London Stock Exchange
  • Mr Brian Larcombe, Chief Executive of 3i Group
  • Sir George Mathewson, Chairman of Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Mr Maurice Thompson, Vice-Chairman of Schroder Salomon Smith Barney, Europe

Panellists:

  • Professor Forrest Capie, City University Business School
  • Professor Shelagh Heffernan, City University Business School
11.30-14.15: COFFEE BREAK
12.00 - 14.15: MARKETS

Chairman: The Rt. Hon. The Lord Howe, CH, QC

Speakers:

  • The Lord Bagri, Chairman of the London Metal Exchange
  • Ms Gay Huey Evans, Director of The Financial Services Authority
  • Mr Peter Kitching, Chairman of The Baltic Exchange
  • Mr Roy Leighton, Chairman of the Futures and Options Association

Panellist:

  • Professor Gordon Gemmill, City University Business School
  • Professor Chris Hendry, City University Business School
14.15 - 14.45: REFRESHMENTS & SANDWICHES
14.45 - 16.45: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

Chairman: Alderman Sir Paul Newall, TD, DL

Speakers:

  • The Hon. Apurv Bagri, Managing Director of Metdist Ltd.
  • Mr Andrew Buxton, President of the Bankers' Association
  • Mr David Gilbertson, Chief Executive of the Informa Group plc.
  • Mr Stelios Haji-Ioannou, Chairman of easyGroup

Panellists:

  • Professor Charles Baden-Fuller, City University Business School
  • Professor Clive Holtham, City University Business School
16.45: Concluding Remarks by Prof. Costas Th. Grammenos