MAY 5, 2009 Tuesday
– Welcoming Guests
– 20.30 Welcome Dinner
MAY 6, 2009 Wednesday
– 10.00- 13.00 Registration
– 14.00-17.30 Energy Session
World Energy Prospects in 2009 and beyond
Joint Approaches to the Nabucco Project
Natural Gas for Europe: Joint Discipline Strategies, Security and Cooperation
Alternative Energy Lines
Turkey-Greece and Greece-Italy Natural Gas Pipelines: Transportation of natural gas from Caspian region via Turkey and Greece to Italy.
MAY 7, 2009 Thursday
– 10.00-13.00 Sagacious Statesmen of Europe from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea Region
Common Innovative Models for the prevention of the global financial crisis, suppression of global instability and implementation of mutual assistance in post-crisis periods over the lands from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea.
An Economic Government from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea
– 14.00-15.30 Starting points of the Global Instability
New concepts to secure productivity gain, to break current global economic downturn and instability in the Balkans, the Caucasus, Central Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
– 15.30-17.00 New Prospects in the Black Sea Region
The Black Sea Region which was experienced the first period of geopolitical transformation after the fall of the Soviet Union, is experiencing a new challenge as a result of the growing interests of Euro-Atlantic world into this region. In the light of this new progress, new ideas and conceptions will be discussed.
– 17:00-18:00 The Rise of China: An Emerging Superpower
People’s Republic of China is one of the world’s fastest growing economies in terms of nominal GDP growth, and is the fastest-growing major economy. The PRC is considered to be a major power and an emerging superpower in the coming 20 years. The secrets of their success will be discussed.
MAY 8, 2009 Friday
– 10.00-12:00 Ecology Session
Growing evidence of local and global pollution in parallel with growing technology and an increasingly informed public over time have given rise to environmentalism and the environmental movement, which generally seek to limit human impact on the environment.
– 13.00-14.00 Climate Change and Global Warming
Most national governments have signed and ratified the Kyoto Protocol aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But still there is a need for a “Global Agreement” which will be planned for a longer period and take all countries of the world under its umbrella. Is this kind of an agreement possible without promising “Global Justice”?
– 14.00-15.00 Tourism and Environment
Perceptions of the Environmental Impacts of Tourism and vice versa
– 15:00-15:30 Closing