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15.00   Laurens Jan Brinkhorst

            Former Minister of Economic Affairs and Former EU Ambassador to Japan

              Introduction: A New Europe and a New Asia: the Need for a New Dutch Focus


15.25   Alexander Rinnooy Kan

            President Social and Economic Council (SER)

              The Importance of Looking Towards the East (video message)


15.30   Harry Garretsen

            Professor of International Monetary Economics, Dean Faculty of Economics and Business Administration,

              University of Groningen, Dep. Crown Member SER

              The Shift of the Economic Balance of Power: from the West to the East


15.50   Klaas Knot

            President of the Dutch National Bank

              Dutch Financial Stability in the Asian Era


16.15   Short break


16.30      Rien T. Segers (valedictory address)

              Professor of Corporate Culture, Founding Director Center for Japanese Studies, University of Groningen

                The Rise of Asia and the Decline of the West:  Asian Threats or Dutch Possibilities?


17:30  Reception



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