Past Event

BRICS 2.0: Challenges of Global Governance and Growth

February 12, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Columbia University Morningside Campus Low Library Rotunda

The fifth Columbia University BRICLab Conference will bring together academics, policymakers and business leaders to 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

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

9:00 am - 9:15 am: Opening Remarks
Jan Svejnar, Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia SIPA

9:15 am - 10:45 am: Panel I: Markets and Growth
Gregory Bedrosian, CEO, Redwood Capital
Apratim Chakravarty, Head, Offshore Asian Product Distribution, HSBC Global Markets
Yuan "Lawrence" Tian, Founding Partner, Yuanming Capital
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 and 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

Registration is required.

This event will be Live Webcast at

For more information contact [email protected].

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Contact Information

Theresa Murphy