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2013 Venice Workshop

Three working sessions concentrated on the theme “The governance of the euro and Europe’s competitiveness” with special focus on: 

France: 

with Élisabeth Guigou (Chairwoman, Foreign Affairs Commitee, French National Assembly), Jacques Mistral (Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution and Institut Français des Relations Internationales), David de Rothschild (Executive Chairman, Rothschild Group); 
 

Italy: 

with Giampaolo Galli (Member, Italian Parliament, Professor of Economics, LUISS University, and former Director General of Confindustria), Marcello Messori (Professor of Economics, LUISS University), Marco Tronchetti Provera (Chairman and CEO, Pirelli & C. and Honorary Chairman of the Council for the US and Italy); 
 

Germany: 

with Roland Berger (Honorary Chairman, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants), Stefan Collignon (Professor of Political Economy, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies), Michael Fuchs (Vice-Chairman, CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group). 
 
A fourth panel concentrated on the “Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership”. The speakers were Alessandro Pansa (CEO, Finmeccanica), André Sapir (Senior Fellow, Bruegel, and Professor, Université Libre de Bruxelles), and Susan Schwab (Professor, University of Maryland, School of Public Policy and Strategic Advisor, Mayer Brown).
 
A special report, carried out by Ernst & Young, on the theme “Italy, France, and Germany: an overview of their competitiveness” was presented by Donato Iacovone (Mediterranean Managing Partner, Ernst & Young) and discussed with Liz Alderman (Correspondent, The New York Times and International Herald Tribune).