2019 Plenary Meeting of the Trilateral Commission

Paris, 14 – 16 June 2019

Which should Europe’s strategic mission be in the coming years?

Wolfgang Schäuble
President of the Bundestag, Germany

Why best practices have not spread as fast as we thought among democracies?

Niall Ferguson
Stanford University and Harvard

How does the future of information look like?

Jessica Brandt
Fellow, Head of Research and Policy at the Alliance for Securing Democracy

Is technology changing workers’ rights?

Esther Lynch
Deputy General Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation

What is the future of political parties?

Jane Harman
Director, President, and CEO, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

From Paris to the future of the Trilateral Commission.

Meghan O’Sullivan
North American Group Chairman of the Trilateral Commission

How cities are changing?

Maria Rankka
Partner and Head of Brunswick Group’s Stockholm Office, Sweden

From Paris to the future of the Trilateral Commission.

Jean-Claude Trichet
European Group Chairman of the Trilateral Commission

How to kill a disinformation narrative: is fact-checking enough?

Ben Nimmo
Senior Fellow for Information Defense, Digital Forensic Research Lab, Atlantic Council

Climate change: how transition to a low-carbon future will reshape our world?

Nobuo Tanaka
Chairman, Sasakawa Peace Foundation and former Executive Director of the IEA, Japan

Climate change: how renewable energies are reshaping our world?

Adnan Amin
Director General Emeritus, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Three priorities for the IMF.

Christine Lagarde
IMF Managing Director

Will Syria find a long-lasting peace?

Staffan de Mistura
Former UN Special Envoy for Syria

Where will be the refugees of tomorrow?

Filippo Grandi
UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Should we work harder to include the left behind?

Helen Clark
Former Prime Minister, New Zealand

How can company surf the digital revolution?

Maria Chiara Carrozza
Sant’Anna University and Former Minister of Research, Italy

Will new political entities replace traditional political parties?

Luis Rubio
President, Mexican Council on Foreign Relations; Chairman, Center for Research and Development (CIDAC), Mexico

Can multilateralism become more responsible, efficient and inclusive, so that it can benefit everybody?

Angel Gurria
Secretary-General, OECD

Will economic growth be redefined in the 21st century?

Robert Kaplan
Author; Managing Director, Eurasia Group

Will the XXI century be the Chinese century?

Gideon Rachman
Chief Foreign Affairs Commentator, The Financial Times

What’s the impact of China’s rise?

Yan Xuetong
Dean of the Institute of Modern International Relations at Tsinghua University

The Ancient Greece and the World today: how are they similar?

Graham Allison
Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard University

Does a European diplomacy exist?

Thierry de Montbrial
Founder and Executive Chairman of the French Institute for International Relations (IFRI)

42nd European Meeting of the Trilateral Commission

Ljubljana,  16 – 18 November 2018 

What makes Silicon Valley companies so successful?

Jure Leskovec
Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University; Chief Scientist at Pinterest Inc.

Is it time for an EU army?

Wolfgang Ischinger
Chairman, Munich Security Conference

Will democracy survive the digital disruption?

Žiga Turk
Member of European Commission’s High Level Group on fake news and online disinformation

The characteristics of a Quantum Leader.

Danah Zohar
Author of “The Quantum Leader: A Revolution in Business Thinking and Practice”

Europe’s migration «conundrum»: which way out?

Niki Kerameus
David Rockefeller Fellow – Member of the Hellenic Parliament

Reviving the European dream: is it possible without solving the migration crisis?

Karoline Edtstadler
State Secretary at the Austrian Federal Ministry of the Interior

Scaling up new businesses in the age of digital disruption.

Thibaud Simphal
Regional General Manager, Western and Southern Europe, Uber

What the EU should do on migration?

Ana Brnabić
Prime Minister of Serbia

Will protectionism save the European car industry?

Matthias Wissmann
President of the International Automobile Manufacturers’ Association

A provocation: will democracy survive?

Jordan Peterson
Professor of Psychology, University of Toronto; Author of “Maps of Meaning”

How will the future relationship between the EU and the UK look like?

John Kerr
Member of the House of Lords

When does the EU is in a stronger position towards its members?

Mario Monti
Prime Minister of Italy (2011-2013)

Why European businesses should embrace digital disruption?

Claudia Nemat
Member of the Board of Management, Deutsche Telekom

The DRF pre-conference programme.

Žiga Vavpotič
President of Estonia (2006-2016)

How will the future relationship between the EU and the UK look like?

John Kerr
David Rockefeller Fellow; Chairman, Outfit7 Limited

Can liberal democracy survive the current political disruption?

Matthew Goodwin
Professor of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent

Are the EU and Turkey getting closer?

Faruk Kaymakcı
Turkish Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs

Why mobility is changing so fast?

Michael Ruessmann
Senior Partner and Managing Director, BCG

10 Years after Lehman: what have we learned?

Jean-Claude Trichet
European Group Chairman of the Trilateral Commission

Europe risks falling behind in digital transformation?

Manuel Muñiz
David Rockefeller Fellow – Dean, IE School of Global and Public Affairs

Does the EU need its own army?

Jaap de Hoop Scheffer
Secretary General of NATO (2004-2009)