Past Event

BRICS 2.0: Challenges of Global Governance and Growth

February 12, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Columbia University

Please join us for the 2016 Columbia University BRICLab Conference. At this conference, academics, policymakers, and business leaders will examine how Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa are continuing to build new global governance platforms and their impact on the global political economy and that of the BRICS.

Conference Program

9:00 am - 9:15 am: Opening Remarks
Jan Svejnar, James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy & Director, Center on Global Economic Governance (CGEG), Columbia SIPA

Moderator: David Fergusson, CEO, The M&A Advisor

9:15 am - 10:45 am: Panel I: Markets & Growth 
Gregory Bedrosian, CEO, Redwood Capital
Apratim Chakravarty, Head, Offshore Asian Product Distribution, HSBC Global Markets
Seilg Sacks, Partner and Co-Chair, International Practice, Foley & Lardner LLP
Robin Wigglesworth, US Markets Editor, Financial Times
Christian Deseglise, Co-Director, BRICLab, CGEG | Columbia University

10:45 am - 11:00 am: Break

11:00 am - 12:30 pm: Panel II: Geoeconomics & Geopolitics 
Alexis Crow, Director, Geopolitical Resilience Practice, PwC
Iain Donald, Managing Director, Global Risk Analysis, Control Risks
Xiaobo Lü, Professor of Political Science, Barnard College
Michaela Papa, Lecturer, Flectcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Marcos Troyjo, Co-Director, BRICLab, CGEG | Columbia SIPA

12:30 pm: Closing Remarks

Michel Temer (TBC), Vice President of Brazil

The event will be Live Webcast at