Dr Jürgen Kluge, CEO of McKinsey Germany, Florian Gerster, head of the German national employment agency, and Joachim Gauck, Bundesbeauftragter für die Unterlagen des Staatssicherheitssdienstes der ehemaligen DDR (Stasi files releasing agency), are but a few of the high-profile names participating at the LSE German Symposium 2004.
The Symposium, running from Monday 9 February to Friday 13 February at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), is the largest LSE academic student event of 2003/04, and is organised by the LSESU German Society.
Germany's and Europe's Economic Power. Dr. Jürgen Kluge, CEO McKinsey Germany. Monday 9 February
At the Crossroads - Reforming the German Labour Market. Florian Gerster, head of the Bundesagentur für Arbeit (national employment agency). Monday 9 February
Innovations in German Businesses - Ways Out of the Crisis. Dr Christoph Stanger, managing director, Equity Capital Markets Goldman Sachs Inc, speakers from BASF and Bertelsmann to be confirmed. Tuesday 10 February.
One Country - Stretched and Divided. Joachim Gauck, Bundesbeauftragter für die Unterlagen des Staatssicherheitssdienstes der ehemaligen DDR (Stasi files releasing agency). Wednesday 11 February
Living in a Foreign Country - Multicultural Society or Segregation? Cem Özdemir, German candidate of the Greens for the EU elections; Dr Thomas Matussek, ambassador of Germany to the UK. Wednesday 11 February
Capital Markets as Agents of Change. Dr Alexander Dibelius, co-chairman, Goldman Sachs Germany. Thursday 12 February
Germany's Economic and Social Challenges. Rezzo Schlauch, secretary of state for economics. Friday 13 February
Additionally, LSE's pub The Three Tuns will turn into London's own Oktoberfest on Friday 13 February.
A full agenda and background information in both English and German will be published on the LSE German Society's webpage when available. Visit www.lsegs.de
To register for any of the events, including reserved seats for the press please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Updated 20 January 2004