(Venue: headquarters of UAL and the headquarters of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation)


16 November (Wednesday)
- Headquarters of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa

        14h30: Registration of Delegates

        15h00: Conference opening

        15h30-18h00: four parallel sessions


17 November (Thursday)
- Headquarters of the Gulbenkian Foundation

        9h00: Registration of Delegates (continuation)

        9h30: Conference Inaugural Session

        • Welcome address Rui Vilar (Chairman of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation)
        • The 25 years of Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa and Conference aims Luís Moita
              (Director of OBSERVARE and Conference Coordinator).

        10h00-10h30: Conference 1  – New trends in globalisation: the good and the bad Paul Kennedy
        (University of Yale, USA)

        10h30-11h00: Debate

        11h00-11h30: Coffee break

        11h30-12h00: Conference 2 – Employment dynamics and world changesChristoph Scherrer
        (University of Kassel, Germany)

        12h00-12h30: Debate

        12h30-14h00: Lunch

        Afternoon session – Plenary – New developments in international current affairs

        14h00-14h30: Conference 3 – Emerging countriesMónica Hirst
        (Universidade Torcuato di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina)

        14h30-15h00: Conference 4 – Trends in the areas of peace, conflicts and conflict resolution
        Kristian Berg Harpviken (Peace Research Institute Oslo, Norway)

        15h00-15h30: Debate

        15h30-16h00: Coffee break

: Meetings of the 3 sections running in parallel

Section A – Geopolitics and security
Section B – Economy and ecology
Section C – Transnational social issues


: Dinner for delegates


18 November 2011 (Friday) - Headquarters of the Gulbenkian Foundation

        9h30-11h00: Meetings of the 3 sections running in parallel

        11h00-11h30: Coffee break

        11h30-13h00: Meetings of the 3 sections running in parallel

        13h00-14h30: Lunch

        Plenary session  – International trends and Portugal's place in the world

        14h30-15h30: Presentation of the conclusions reached at each section by the corresponding rapporteur

        15h30-16h00: Conference: New directions in Portugal's geopolitical position in the world Luís Tomé
        (Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa)

        16h00-16h30: Conference: Portugal: economic diplomacy and external roleMiguel Santos Neves
        (Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa)

: Coffee break

        Closing session

        16h45-17h15: Presentation
        Some trends and perspectives on globalization, economic growth, equality and development –
        Giuseppe Ammendola (New York University)

        17h15-17h30: Debate

        17h30-18h00: Conference final overview and conclusions – Luís Moita (Universidade Autónoma de Lisboa)