Main Themes:
Special Forum on Education: The Millennials, the Future of Work and Education [May, 20th]
Economy, Business and Society [May, 21th]
Democracy, Security and Global Dialogue [May, 22th]

Tuesday, 19 May, 2015
09:30 - 21:30

Youth Summit
Special Guest: José Ramos-Horta (1996 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, former President of Timor-Leste, Chair UN High Level Panel on Peace Operations, Co-Chair International Commission on Multilateralism)

09h30–10h00 - Registration
10h00-10h30 - Official opening of the exhibition "Walling Fear"
10h30–10h40 – Welcome Speech – Carlos Carreiras – Mayor of the Municipality of Cascais
10h40–11h – Opening Speech – José Ramos-Horta - 1996 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, (1996)
11h00 – Coffee Break
Youth Summit Moderator: Dirk Van Dierendonk
11h20-13h00 – Mismatch - Is education a solution for unemployment?
Speakers:
Mattew Rich Tolsma
Bruno Zaffari
Renan Carneiro

13h00–14h30 – Lunch
14h30–16h – How social networks are influencing you and how you can influence social networks.
Speakers :
Diego Reeberg
Gabriela Jaeger
Anne Pao
Vasco Santos

16h00–16h30 – Coffee Break
16h30–18h00 – Life purposes - What can you do? How can you make the difference?
Speakers :
Miguel Gonçalves
Sofia Fernandes
Afonso Mendonça

18h00–19h00 – Conclusions
19h30 – Closing Dinner

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Wednesday, 20 May, 2015
09:00 - 09:30

Opening Speech: Carlos Lopes (Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, United Nations)

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09:30 - 11:00

PANEL – THE FUTURE OF EDUCATION
President/moderator: Gijs Pothof (The Future Firm)
Simon Dolan (Future of Work Chair, ESADE)
Heiko Hutmacher (Chief HR Officer, Metro Group)
Fons Trompenaars (Author, Co-Director of Servus VU Amsterdam)
Steef van de Velde (Dean, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University)

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11:00 - 11:30

Break

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11:30 - 13:00

PANEL - EDUCATION AND YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
President/moderator: Dirk van Dierendonck (Centre for Leadership Studies, RSM, Erasmus University)
Nick Connolly (Secondary Principal and Coordinator of St. Julian's Pedagogic Leadership Group, St. Julians School)
Gad Yair (Director, NCJW Research Institute for Innovation in Education, Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Pedro Sebastião Teta (Vice-minister, Information Technology, Angola)
John Stewart (Head of Green School, Bali – Indonesia)

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12:00 - 14:00

[PARALLEL EVENT]
AMBASSADORS ROUND TABLE - Portugal and Globalisation
With the presence of the Minister of State and Foreign Affairs, Rui Machete

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14:30 - 16:00

FORMAL OPENING CEREMONY
Miguel Pinto Luz (Vice-Mayor of the Municipality of Cascais)
António Rendas (Rector Nova University), on behalf of the Academic Partners of the Estoril Conferences
Conferences key note: Don Tapscott (Author & CEO of Tapscott Group, Professor, Rotman School of Management)
Solving Global Problems in a Networked World

Carlos Carreiras (Mayor of the Municipality of Cascais)

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16:00 - 17:00

CONFERENCE – THE END OF POWER
President/moderator: José Manuel Fernandes (Jornalista, Publisher of "O Observador" - to be confirmed
Moisés Naim (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Author of “The End of Power”)

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17:00 - 17:30

Break

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17:30 - 18:15

AN INTERVIEW WITH…
Moderator: Nuno Rogeiro (Journalist, SIC)
Elisabeth Wahl (Journalist)

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18:15 - 19:15

CONFERENCE – LESSONS FROM THE GREEK CRISIS
President/moderator: Jorge Braga de Macedo (Professor at Nova University)
Georgios Papandreou (Former Prime Minister of Greece)

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19:15 - 19:45

Welcome address
Pedro Passos Coelho (Prime Minister of Portugal)

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19:30 - 23:00

Dinner including the Estoril Local Answers Award Ceremony

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Thursday, 21 May, 2015
09:15 - 11:00

PANEL - SOLVING THE PROBLEM OF INEQUALITY
President/moderator: Nuno Mota Pinto (Alternate Executive Director at the World Bank)
Chris Arnold (Founder, World Merit)
Ana Paula Lopes (Chair of the Board, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation)
Julia von Maltzan Pacheco (Vice-Rector, Fundação Getúlio Vargas)
Lord Robert Skidelsky (University of Warwick, House of Lords)

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11:00 - 11:30

The future of the Estoril Conferences – Estoril Institute for Global Dialogue
Milton Sousa (Director MBA Programs RSM, Erasmus University and Director Estoril Conferences)

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11:30 - 12:00

Break

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12:00 - 13:00

CONFERENCE – NEW FORMS OF ECONOMIC GROWTH
President/moderator: Bernardo Ferrão (Journalist, Editor for Politics "Semanário Expresso")
Gunter Pauli (The Blue Economy, Author of the Report to the Club of Rome)

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13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

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14:00 - 15:45

PANEL - BUSINESS & SOCIETY
President/moderator: Gili Drori (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
Guillermo Francos (President of Provincia Microempresas, Board Member at Grupo Eurnekian)
Tashmia Ismail (Fellow at UN University, Head of the GIBS Inclusive Markets Program)
Miguel Alves Martins (Executive Director, IES Social Business School)
Robert Metzke (Senior Director of Strategy, Royal Philips Electronics)

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15:45 - 16:15

Break

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16:15 - 17:45

GLOBAL DIALOGUE - GLOBAL GOVERNANCE IN TIMES OF VOLATILITY: THE ATLANTIC RESPONSE
President/moderator: Martim Cabral (Journalist, Sub-Director for Information SIC)
Anders Fogh Rasmussen (Former Prime Minister of Denmark and Secretary General of NATO)
João Vale de Almeida (European Diplomat, Ambassador of the EU to the United States of America 2010-2014)

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17:45 - 18:15

Break

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18:15 - 19:15

CONFERENCE – THE ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION IN THE GLOBAL LANDSCAPE
President/moderator: Ricardo Costa (Journalist, Director of “Semanário Expresso”)
Durão Barroso (Professor at Princeton University and Catholic University of Portugal; Former Prime Minister of Portugal; Former President of the European Commission)

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20:00 - 22:00

[PARALLEL EVENT] reserved access
THE GLOBALIZATION OF CULTURE
President/moderator: Prof. Salvato Teles de Menezes (Fundação D. Luís I)
Michael Royce (New York Foundation for the Arts)
John Ventimiglia (Actor)
Ana Miranda (Arte Institute New York)
Álvaro Covões (EveryThing is New)

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Friday, 22 May, 2015
09:15 - 11:00

PANEL - THE DEMOCRACY KALEIDOSCOPE
Moderator: João Carlos Espada (Catholic University of Portugal)
Eduardo Cunha (President of the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil)
Eusebio Mujal-Leon (Georgetown University)
Rickard Falkvinge (Founder of the first Pirate Party)
Christopher Walker (Executive Director, International Forum for Democratic Studies)

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11:00 - 11:30

Break

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11:30 - 12:00

ESTORIL CONFERENCES, ACADEMIC PARTNERS DEAN’S ADDRESS– CHINA GOING GLOBAL
Xiang Bing (Dean, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business)

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12:00 - 13:00

CONFERENCE – RETHINKING GOVERNMENT AND DEMOCRACY FOR THE DIGITAL ECONOMY
Moderator: John Luiz (University of Cape Town)
Don Tapscott (Author & CEO of Tapscott Group, Professor, Rotman School of Management)

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13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

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14:00 - 15:30

PANEL – RELIGION AND THE DIALOGUE OF CIVILIZATIONS
President/moderator: Henrique Cymerman (Journalist - Expresso, SIC, La Vanguardia, BBC)
D. Manuel Clemente (Patriarch Cardinal of Lisbon)
Sheikh David Munir (Imam of the Lisbon Mosque)
Abraham Skorka (Rector of the Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano)

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15:30 - 16:00

ESTORIL GLOBAL ISSUES DISTINGUISHED BOOK PRIZE 2015
Carlos Carreiras (Mayor of the Municipality of Cascais)
Speech by Award Winner: Francis Fukuyama (Professor at Stanford University)

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16:00 - 16:30

Break

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16:30 - 18:15

PANEL - GLOBAL SECURITY: NEW PARADIGMS
President/moderator: to be confirmed
Lawrence Chalmer (Professor Emeritus at U.S. National Defense University)
Bronisław Misztal (Ambassador of Poland in Portugal; Former Director, Community of Democracies)
Vandana Shiva (International Forum on Globalization)
Vasco Rato (President, FLAD)

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18:15 - 19:15

FINAL CONFERENCE – A BRAVE NEW WORLD
President/moderator: Nuno Rogeiro (Journalist, SIC)
Garry Kasparov (Chess Grandmaster, Activist)

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19:15 - 19:30

CLOSING