Faculties and research

6th Biennial

Sixth City of London Biennial Meeting

8-9 November 2010

Venue: International Maritime Organization, Albert Embankment, London
Organised by City University & Cass Business School
Sponsored by Maria Tsakos Foundation

The 6th Biennial was attended by over 700 delegates.
Sessions covered the World Economy, Banking and Finance, Energy and Shipping and were chaired by Lord Howe of Aberavon CH, QC, Dr Andrew Buxton Chairman, Merchant Bridge Ltd. Director, Development Bank of Singapore Ltd, Sir Graham Day Counsel to the Atlantic Canada Law Firm Stewart McKelvey, and Professor Costas Th Grammenos, CBE.

Agenda

Monday 8 November

09.00 - 10.00 Coffee and Registration

10.00 - 10.30 Opening Session

Professor Sir Paul Curran Vice Chancellor, City University London
Mr Richard Gillingwater CBE Dean, Cass Business School, City University London
Professor Costas Th Grammenos CBE Chairman and Founder of the City of London Biennial Meeting

10.30 - 13.00 World Economy

Keynote Speaker: Dr Supachai Panitchpakdi Secretary General UNCTAD
Chairman: Lord Howe of Aberavon CH, QC

Speakers:

* The Hon Apurv Bagri Managing Director, Metdist Ltd.
* Mr Antonio Garcia Pascual Head of Southern Europe Economics, Barclays Capital
* Lord Griffiths of Fforestfach Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs
* Professor Andreas Papandreou National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
* Ms Vicky Pryce CB Senior Managing Director, Economics, FTI, formerly Chief Economist Department for Business (BIS) and Joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service

13.00 - 14.00 Light Buffet

14.00 - 16.30 Banking and Finance

Keynote Speaker: Sir Win Bischoff Chairman, Lloyds Banking Group
Chairman: Dr Andrew Buxton Chairman, Merchant Bridge Ltd. Director, Development Bank of Singapore Ltd.

Speakers:

* Mr Cyrus Ardalan Vice Chairman, Barclays Capital
* Professor David Blake Professor of Pension Economics, Director of Pensions Institute, Cass Business School
* Mr Efthymios N Christodoulou Chairman, Eurobank EFG
* Mr Philippe M Costeletos Partner and Co-Head, TPG Capital LLP

Tuesday 9 November

09.00 - 10.00 Coffee and Registration

10.00 - 12.45 Energy

Chairman: Sir Graham Day Counsel to the Atlantic Canada Law Firm Stewart McKelvey

Speakers:

* Mr Christopher Bowden Chief Executive Officer, Utilyx
* Mr Jonathan Brearley Director, Energy Strategy and Futures Dept for Energy and Climate Change
* Mr Jeffrey R. Currie Global Head of Commodities Research, Goldman Sachs
* Mr Tom Intrator Platform Leader, Energy Transportation and Industrial Platform, Senior Vice President, Cargill International
* Dr Leo Drollas Deputy Executive Director & Chief Economist, Centre for Global Energy Studies

Discussant: Professor Michael Tamvakis Director, MSc Energy, Trade and Finance Cass Business School

12.45 - 13.45 Light Buffet

13.45 - 17.30 Shipping and Environment

Keynote Speaker: Mr E Mitropoulos Secretary General, International Maritime Organisation
Chairman: Professor Costas Th Grammenos CBE

Speakers:

* Mr Ralf Bedranowsky Global Co-Head of Deutsche Shipping
* Mr David Martin CSL Group, Owner and Chairman, Corporate Environmental Sustainability Committee
* Professor Mohan Sodhi Director, MSc Supply Chain, Trade & Finance, Cass Business School
* Dr Martin Stopford Managing Director of Clarkson Research Services Ltd and Executive Director of Clarksons plc
* Professor Wayne Talley, Frederick W. Beazley Professor of Economic, Editor-in-Chief, Old Dominion University
* Professor Eddy Van de Voorde Professor of Port and Maritime Economics, University of Antwerp

Discussants:
* Mr Tom Intrator Platform Leader, Energy Transportation Platform, Senior Vice President, Cargill International
* Professor Nikos Nomikos Director, MSc Shipping, Trade & Finance Cass Business School.
* Mr Nicholas Tsakos President, Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) Ltd

17.30 Canape Reception