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Asia-Europe Economic Forum 2018 - Closed-door

This year's Asia-Europe Economic Forum (AEEF) will be held in Brussels on 17-18 October


Kiyoto Ido

Vice Chairman IIES and former Executive Director Bank of Japan,

Jun MA

Member, Monetary Policy Committee PBOC and Professor, Tsinghua University,

Franco Bruni

Vice President, ISPI; Lead Co-Chair, T20 Italy TF9 on International Finance,

Gao Haihong

Professor and Director for Research Center for International Finance, IWEP-CASS,

Stefan Mair

Member of the Executive Board, Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI),

The Asia Europe Economic Forum (AEEF) was established in 2006 as a high level forum for in-depth research-based exchanges on global issues between Asian and European policy makers and experts. This years AEEF conference will be held in conjunction with the 12th ASEM Summit of Heads of State and Government on 17-18 October 2018 in Brussels and it will focus on “Europe and Asia: global partners for global economic challenges”.

The event is organized by this year’s host, Bruegel, together with the Asian Development Bank Institute, Korea University and Peking University on the Asian side; Bertelsmann Stiftung and CEPII on the European side, with the financial support of the Asia-Europe Foundation.

Confirmed speakers include Yung Chul Park (Distinguished Professor at Korea University), Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President of the European Commission), Michael G. Plummer (Director, SAIS Europe- Johns Hopkins University), Sayuri Shirai (Professor at Keio University, Visiting Scholar at ADBI), Rintaro Tamaki (CEO of Japan Center for International Finance).

This event is invitation-only and for Bruegel's members.