Faculties and research

5th Biennial

5th City of London Biennial Meeting

18-19 November 2008

Venue: International Maritime Organization, Albert Embankment, London

Organised by City University & Cass Business School

Sponsored by Maria Tsakos Foundation

The 5th Biennial was attended by over 700 delegates.

Sessions covered the World Economy, Banking and Finance, Energy and Shipping and were chaired by Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach, Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs International, International Country Advisor, Dr Andrew R.F. Buxton, Director, CapitaLand Ltd, Alderman Sir Michael Savory, Chief Executive, Young Enterprise and Alderman Sir John Stuttard, PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

AGENDA

TUESDAY, 18 NOVEMBER

09.00 - 10.00 COFFEE AND REGISTRATION
10.00 - 10.30 OPENING SESSION

Professor Malcolm Gillies, Vice-Chancellor and President, City University London
Professor Costas Th. Grammenos, Chairman and Founder of the City of London Biennial Meeting

10.30 - 12.45 WORLD ECONOMY

Chairman:
Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach, Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs International, International Country Advisor

Speakers:

  • The Hon. Apurv Bagri, Managing Director, Metdist Group
  • Mr Jim O'Neill, Head of Global Economic Research, Goldman Sachs International
  • Ms Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Advisor, Department for Business Enterprise & Regulatory Reform

Discussant:

  • Professor Geoffrey Wood, Professor of Economics, Cass Business School
12.45 - 13.45 LIGHT BUFFET
13.45 - 15.45 BANKING AND FINANCE

Chairman:
Dr Andrew R.F. Buxton, Director, CapitaLand Ltd.

Speakers:

  • Mr Cyrus Ardalan, Vice Chairman, Barclays Capital
  • Mr Efthymios Christodoulou, Chairman, Hellenic Petroleum SA
  • Mr Simon Fraser, President, FIL Investments International
  • Mr Philip Yea, Chief Executive, 3i Group

WEDNESDAY, 19 NOVEMBER

09.00 - 10.00 COFFEE
10.00 - 12.30 ENERGY

Chairman:
Alderman Sir Michael Savory, Chief Executive, Young Enterprise

Speakers:

  • Mr Tom Intrator, Platform Leader Energy, Transportation and Industrial Platform, Senior Vice President, Cargill International
  • Mr Ian Marchant, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish and Southern Energy
  • Mr Kevin Norrish, Director, Commodities Research, Barclays
  • Mr William Rickett, Director General, Energy, Department for Business Enterprise & Regulatory Reform

Discussant:

  • Professor Michael Tamvakis, Associate Dean, Cass Business School
12.30 - 13.30 LIGHT BUFFET
13.30 - 16.15 SHIPPING

Chairman:
Alderman Sir John Stuttard, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

Speakers:

Discussant:

  • Mr Tom Intrator, Platform Leader Energy, Transportation and Industrial Platform, Senior Vice President, Cargill International
16.30 CANAPÉ RECEPTION

This closing Reception will also be in celebration of the 15th Anniversary of TEN