The ECB and Its Watchers V

Organization

Axel A. Weber (University of Cologne and CFS, Frankfurt)

Program

July 11, 2003

09:00 a.m. - 09:15 a.m. <b>Registration and Coffee</b>
09:15 a.m. - 09:45 a.m. <b>Opening Remarks on the Review of the Strategy</b><br><br><LINK www.ecb.int/ecb/orga/decisions/html/cvissing.en.html>Otmar Issing</link> (Board Member, European Central Bank)
09:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. <b>Panel I: Academics as ECB Watchers</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i><link http://www.bundesbank.de/aufgaben/aufgaben_vorstand_weber.php> Axel A. Weber</link> (University of Cologne, and CFS)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br>Daniel Gros (Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels)<br><link http://www.iiw.uni-bonn.de/institut.mitarbeiter.neumann.html>Manfred J.M. Neumann</link> (Universität Bonn)<br>Niels Thygesen (EPRU, University of Copenhagen)<br>Jürgen von Hagen (Zentrum für Europäische Integrationsforschung (ZEI))<br><br>Reply: Otmar Issing (Board Member, European Central Bank)
12:15 p.m. - 02:00 p.m. <b>Buffet Lunch<b>
02:00 p.m. - 03:45 p.m. <b>Panel II: Market Participants as ECB Watchers</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i> Matthew Canzoneri (Georgetown University, Washington, DC)<br><br><i>Opening Statement:</i><br>Gert Jan Hogeweg (European Central Bank)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br>Joachim Fels (Morgan Stanley, London)<br><link http://siepr.stanford.edu/siepr_news/LipskyBio.html>John Lipsky</link> (JP Morgan Securities, New York)<br>Thomas Mayer (Deutsche Bank Research, London)<br>Paul Mortimer-Lee (BNP Paribas, Paris)<br><link http://www.hfb.de/Navigator/Professoren_Forschung/Show/simple/Prof_Polleit>Thorsten Polleit</link> (Barclays Capital Plc, Frankfurt)<br><link http://ideas.repec.org/e/pub1.html>Angel Ubide</link> (Tudor Investment Corp, Washington)
03:45 p.m. - 04:15 p.m. <b>Coffee Break</b>
04:15 p.m. - 06:00 p.m. <b>Panel III: The Press as ECB Watchers</b><br><br><i>Chair:</i><link http://www.princeton.edu/~svensson/> Lars Svensson</link> (Princeton University)<br><br><i>Opening Statement:</i><br>Bernhard Winkler (European Central Bank)<br><br><i>Panel Members:</i><br>Christian Burckhardt (Börsen-Zeitung, Frankfurt)<br>Jörg Eigendorf (Die Welt)<br>Beda Romano (Il Sole-24 Ore, Frankfurt)<br>Tom Sims (The Wall Street Journal, Frankfurt)<br>Pam Woodall (The Economist, London)
06:00 p.m. - 06:30 p.m. <b>Concluding Remarks</b><br><br>Vítor Gaspar (European Central Bank)