During the conference, we look at the short-term and the long-term outlook, opportunities and challenges for the Baltic countries, Russia, China and India – but also for Sweden and the whole global community. This includes also changes in the society, behavior, habits and traditions and their impact on corporate strategies.
11.45–11.55: Welcome and introduction by Dean Helén Anderson
12.45–13.00: Hubert Fromlet, affiliated professor at Linnaeus University, on developments in China.
13.00–13.10: Brief break.
13.15–14.10: Göran Persson, former Swedish Prime Minister: "How developments inside and outside Sweden will affect the Swedish society and economy".
14.15–14.30: Break, coffee and tea.
14.30–15.10: Iikka Korhonen, head of The Bank of Finland Institute for Economies in Transition (BOFIT), Helsinki, on "The Russian economy in the shorter and in the longer run".
15.10–15.50: Cecilia Hermansson, researcher at KTH, board member in different commercial and non-commercial organizations (some of them linked to research) on "The digital future with special emphasis on financial markets".
15.50–16.30: Gintare Zelionkaite, senior economist, Bank of Lithuania, on the "Outlook for the Baltic Countries".
16.30–17.00: Discussion with the participants, moderator Mikael Lundgren, Linnaeus University