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The Future of the Euro

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Panel
German and English language
Co-founder and President, Eurointelligence ASBL; Associate Editor, Financial Times, London
Former Chief Economist, Deutsche Bank Group; Managing Director, Walter & Töchter Consult, Bad Soden
Governor, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main
Governor, Hungarian Central Bank, Budapest
Editor-in-Chief, trend, Vienna

Dipl.-Bw. Wolfgang MÜNCHAU

Co-founder and President, Eurointelligence ASBL; Associate Editor, Financial Times, London

 Wolfgang Munchau is associate editor and European economic columnist of the Financial Times. Together with his wife, the economist Susanne Mundschenk, he runs eurointelligence.com, an internet service that provides daily comment and analysis of the euro area, targeted at investors, academics and policy makers.
 
 Wolfgang was one of the founding members of Financial Times Deutschland, the German language business daily, where he served as deputy editor from 1999 until 2001, and as editor-in-chief from 2001 until 2003. FT Deutschland is now a firmly established player in the German media market with a daily circulation of more than 100,000 copies sold.
 
 Previous appointments include correspondent posts for the Financial Times and the Times of London in Washington, Brussels and Frankfurt. He was awarded the Wincott Young Financial Journalist of the Year award in 1989. He holds the degrees of Dipl-Betriebswirt (Reutlingen), Dipl-Mathematiker (Hagen), and MA in International Journalism (City University, London).

Dr. Norbert WALTER

Former Chief Economist, Deutsche Bank Group; Managing Director, Walter & Töchter Consult, Bad Soden

Mitarbeiter, Institut für Kapitalmarktforschung in Frankfurt/Main Deutsche Bank Gruppe Chefvolkswirt, Deutsche Bank Gruppe
 Studium der Volkswirtschaftslehre
 Promotion, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität
  Verschiedene Funktionen, u. a. Leitung der Abteilungen Konjunktur sowie Ressourcenökonomik, Kieler Institut für Weltwirtschaft
1968-1971
1987
  Geschäftsführer, Deutsche Bank Research
1990-2009

Dr. Ewald NOWOTNY

Governor, OeNB - Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

Doctorate in Law, University of Vienna Assistant to Kurt W. Rothschild, Institute for General Economics and Public Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz ACSL Fellow, Department of Economics, Harvard University, Cambridge Tenure-track professorship in General Economics and Public Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz Call to TH Darmstadt, Chair in Public Economics Full Professor and Head of the Institute of Finance, Johannes Kepler University Linz Full Professor, Vienna University of Economics and Business (successor to Stephan Koren), partly on leave, Vienna Vice Rector, Financial Affairs, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna Honorary doctorate in Social and Economic Sciences, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt Member and later President, Governing Board of PSK - Österreichische Postsparkasse, Expert on cartel matters, Cartel Court of the Superior Land Court, Vienna Vice-President and Member of the Management Committee, European Investment Bank, Luxembourg Chief Executive Officer, BAWAG P.S.K. Bank für Arbeit und Wirtschaft Österreichische Postsparkasse Aktiengesellschaft Governor, Oesterreichische Nationalbank Member of the Austrian Parliament Deputy Chairman of the Scientific Committee
 Studies in law and political science at the University of Vienna and economics at the IHS - Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
1967
1968-1973
1972-1973
1973
1973
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1981-2008
2003-2005
 
 Business activities:
2008
1971-1979
1999-2003
2006-2007
 
 Political activities
since 2008
1978-1999
1980-1987

Peter PRAET

Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank, Frankfurt am Main

Economist, International Monetary Fund Ph.D. in Economics, Université Libre de Bruxelles Professor of Economics, Université Libre de Bruxelles Chief Economist, Générale de Banque and Fortis Bank Chief of cabinet, Belgian Minister of Finance Chair of Business Ethics, Faculté polytechnique, Solvay Business School of the Université Libre de Bruxelles Executive Director, responsible for financial stability, National Bank of Belgium Management Committee, responsible for prudential policy for banking and insurance, Finance and Insurance Commission (CBFA), Belgian Banking
1978-1980
1980
1980-1987
1988-1999
1999-2000
2001-2004
2000
 currently teaching Money and Banking, Université Libre de Bruxelles
2002
 
 Mr. Praet serves on several high-level international committees, including the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems, the Committee on the Global Financial System, the Committee of European Banking Supervisors, and the Banking Supervision Committee of the ESCB as Chair. He is an alternate director of the Committee of G10 Governors and the International Monetary and Financial Committee. He is also co-chair of the Research Task Force of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.

András SIMOR

Governor, Hungarian Central Bank, Budapest

Assistant, Manager, Senior Manager International Department, National Bank of Hungary, Budapest (1979-1985: London) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Creditanstalt Securities Rt., Budapest Chairman of the Managing Board, CA IB Investmentbank A.G., Vienna Chairman of the Board (non executive), Budapest Stock Exchange Chairman and Office Managing Partner, Member of the BoD, Deloitte Hungary, Budapest
1976-1989
1989-1997
1997-1998
1998-2002
1999-2007

Dr. Andreas WEBER

Editor-in-Chief, trend, Vienna

Neben dem Studium freier Mitarbeiter APA, Wirtschaftsredaktion Innenpolitischer Redakteur, Wochenpresse Innenpolitischer Redakteur, profil Ressortleiter Innenpolitik, profil Gründungsmitglied und Ressortleiter Politik, Chronik und Gesellschaft, stellvertretender Chefredakteur, FORMAT Chefredakteur, FORMAT Chefredakteur, News Chefredaktion, FORMAT
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