Η επίσημη κατάσταση συμμετεχόντων 2011 στη Λέσχη Bilderberg

Οι ελληνικές συμμετοχές το 2009, 2010 και 2011 ήταν:

2009 / 14-17 Ιουνίου, Βουλιαγμένη-Ελλάδα

Ελλάς:
Alogoskoufis, George -Member of Parliament
Arapoglou, Takis -Chairman and CEO, National Bank of Greece
Bakoyannis, Dora -Minister of Foreign Affairs
David, George A. -Chairman, Coca-Cola H.B.C. S.A.
Diamantopoulou, Anna – Member of Parliament
Kyriacopoulos, Ulysses – Chairman and Board member of subsidiary companies of the S&B Group
Papahelas, Alexis – Journalist, Kathimerini
Papalexopoulos, Dimitris – Managing Director, Titan Cement Co. S.A.
Papathanasiou, Yannis – Minister of Economy and Finance
Tsoukalis, Loukas – President of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP)

Καναδάς
McKenna, Frank Former Ambassador to the US
Munroe-Blum, Heather, Principal and Vice Chancellor, McGill University
Prichard, J. Robert S., President and CEO, Metrolinx
Reisman, Heather M., Chair and CEO, Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Samarasekera, Indira V., President and Vice-Chancellor, University of Alberta

2010/ 3-6 Ιουνίου, Sitges – Ισπανία

Ελλάς:
David, George A. – Chairman, Coca-Cola H.B.C. S.A.
Papaconstantinou, George – Minister of Finance
Tsoukalis, Loukas – President, ELIAMEP

Καναδάς:
Campbell, Gordon – Premier of British Columbia
Clark, W. Edmund – President and CEO, TD Bank Financial Group
Mansbridge, Peter – Chief Correspondent, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
McKenna, Frank – Deputy Chair, TD Bank Financial Group
Prichard, J. Robert S. – President and CEO, Metrolinx
Reisman, Heather M. – Chair and CEO, Indigo Books & Music Inc.

Bilderberg 2011 – 9-12 του Ιούνη, Ξενοδοχείο «Grand Kempinski», St. Moritz, Switzerland

http://youtu.be/eDUMEEl_ajM

Κατ’ εξαίρεση παραθέτουμε τους συμμετέχοντες από Ελλάδα πρώτα:

Greece

  • David, George A., Chairman, Coca-Cola H.B.C. S.A.
  • Hardouvelis, Gikas A., Chief Economist and Head of Research, Eurobank EFG
  • Papaconstantinou, George, Minister of Finance
  • Tsoukalis, Loukas, President, ELIAMEP Grisons

Austria

  • Bronner, Oscar, CEO and Publisher, Standard Medien AG
  • Faymann, Werner, Federal Chancellor
  • Rothensteiner, Walter, Chairman of the Board, Raiffeisen Zentralbank Österreich AG
  • Scholten, Rudolf, Member of the Board of Executive Directors, Oesterreichische Kontrollbank AG

Belgium

  • Coene, Luc, Governor, National Bank of Belgium
  • Davignon, Etienne, Minister of State
  • Leysen, Thomas, Chairman, Umicore

Canada

  • Carney, Mark J., Governor, Bank of Canada
  • Clark, Edmund, President and CEO, TD Bank Financial Group
  • McKenna, Frank, Deputy Chair, TD Bank Financial Group
  • Orbinksi, James, Professor of Medicine and Political Science, University of Toronto
  • Prichard, J. Robert S., Chair, Torys LLP
  • Reisman, Heather, Chair and CEO, Indigo Books & Music Inc. Center, Brookings Institution

China

Denmark

  • Eldrup, Anders, CEO, DONG Energy
  • Federspiel, Ulrik, Vice President, Global Affairs, Haldor Topsøe A/S
  • Schütze, Peter, Member of the Executive Management, Nordea Bank AB

Germany

  • Ackermann, Josef, Chairman of the Management Board and the Group Executive Committee, Deutsche Bank
  • Enders, Thomas, CEO, Airbus SAS
  • Löscher, Peter, President and CEO, Siemens AG
  • Nass, Matthias, Chief International Correspondent, Die Zeit
  • Steinbrück, Peer, Member of the Bundestag; Former Minister of Finance

Finland

  • Apunen, Matti, Director, Finnish Business and Policy Forum EVA
  • Johansson, Ole, Chairman, Confederation of the Finnish Industries EK
  • Ollila, Jorma, Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell
  • Pentikäinen, Mikael, Publisher and Senior Editor-in-Chief, Helsingin Sanomat

France

  • Baverez, Nicolas, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
  • Bazire, Nicolas, Managing Director, Groupe Arnault /LVMH
  • Castries, Henri de, Chairman and CEO, AXA
  • Lévy, Maurice, Chairman and CEO, Publicis Groupe S.A.
  • Montbrial, Thierry de, President, French Institute for International Relations
  • Roy, Olivier, Professor of Social and Political Theory, European University Institute

Great Britain

  • Agius, Marcus, Chairman, Barclays PLC
  • Flint, Douglas J., Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings
  • Kerr, John, Member, House of Lords; Deputy Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell
  • Lambert, Richard, Independent Non-Executive Director, Ernst & Young
  • Mandelson, Peter, Member, House of Lords; Chairman, Global Counsel
  • Micklethwait, John, Editor-in-Chief, The Economist
  • Osborne, George, Chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Stewart, Rory, Member of Parliament
  • Taylor, J. Martin, Chairman, Syngenta International AG

International Organizations

  • Almunia, Joaquín, Vice President, European Commission
  • Daele, Frans van, Chief of Staff to the President of the European Council
  • Kroes, Neelie, Vice President, European Commission; Commissioner for Digital Agenda
  • Lamy, Pascal, Director General, World Trade Organization
  • Rompuy, Herman van, President, European Council
  • Sheeran, Josette, Executive Director, United Nations World Food Programme
  • Solana Madariaga, Javier, President, ESADEgeo Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics
  • Trichet, Jean-Claude, President, European Central Bank
  • Zoellick, Robert B., President, The World Bank Group

Ireland

  • Gallagher, Paul, Senior Counsel; Former Attorney General
  • McDowell, Michael, Senior Counsel, Law Library; Former Deputy Prime Minister
  • Sutherland, Peter D., Chairman, Goldman Sachs International

Italy

  • Bernabè, Franco, CEO, Telecom Italia SpA
  • Elkann, John, Chairman, Fiat S.p.A.
  • Monti, Mario, President, Univers Commerciale Luigi Bocconi
  • Scaroni, Paolo, CEO, Eni S.p.A.
  • Tremonti, Giulio, Minister of Economy and Finance

Netherlands

  • Bolland, Marc J., Chief Executive, Marks and Spencer Group plc
  • Chavannes, Marc E., Political Columnist, NRC Handelsblad; Professor of Journalism
  • Halberstadt, Victor, Professor of Economics, Leiden University; Former Honorary Secretary General of Bilderberg Meetings
  • H.M. the Queen of the Netherlands
  • Rosenthal, Uri, Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Winter, Jaap W., Partner, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

Norway

Portugal

  • Balsemão, Francisco Pinto, Chairman and CEO, IMPRESA, S.G.P.S.; Former Prime Minister
  • Ferreira Alves, Clara, CEO, Claref LDA; writer
  • Nogueira Leite, António, Member of the Board, José de Mello Investimentos, SGPS, SA

Sweden

  • Mordashov, Alexey A., CEO, Severstal Schweden
  • Bildt, Carl, Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Björling, Ewa, Minister for Trade
  • Wallenberg, Jacob, Chairman, Investor AB

Switzerland

  • Brabeck-Letmathe, Peter, Chairman, Nestlé S.A.
  • Groth, Hans, Senior Director, Healthcare Policy & Market Access, Oncology Business Unit, Pfizer Europe
  • Janom Steiner, Barbara, Head of the Department of Justice, Security and Health, Canton
  • Kudelski, André, Chairman and CEO, Kudelski Group SA
  • Leuthard, Doris, Federal Councillor
  • Schmid, Martin, President, Government of the Canton Grisons
  • Schweiger, Rolf, Ständerat
  • Soiron, Rolf, Chairman of the Board, Holcim Ltd., Lonza Ltd.
  • Vasella, Daniel L., Chairman, Novartis AG
  • Witmer, Jürg, Chairman, Givaudan SA and Clariant AG

Spain

  • Cebrián, Juan Luis, CEO, PRISA
  • Cospedal, María Dolores de, Secretary General, Partido Popular
  • León Gross, Bernardino, Secretary General of the Spanish Presidency
  • Nin Génova, Juan María, President and CEO, La Caixa
  • H.M. Queen Sofia of Spain

Turkey

  • Ciliv, Süreyya, CEO, Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri A.S.
  • Gülek Domac, Tayyibe, Former Minister of State
  • Koç, Mustafa V., Chairman, Koç Holding A.S.
  • Pekin, Sefika, Founding Partner, Pekin & Bayar Law Firm

USA

  • Alexander, Keith B., Commander, USCYBERCOM; Director, National Security Agency
  • Altman, Roger C., Chairman, Evercore Partners Inc.
  • Bezos, Jeff, Founder and CEO, Amazon.com
  • Collins, Timothy C., CEO, Ripplewood Holdings, LLC
  • Feldstein, Martin S., George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • Hoffman, Reid, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, LinkedIn
  • Hughes, Chris R., Co-founder, Facebook
  • Jacobs, Kenneth M., Chairman & CEO, Lazard
  • Johnson, James A., Vice Chairman, Perseus, LLC
  • Jordan, Jr., Vernon E., Senior Managing Director, Lazard Frères & Co. LLC
  • Keane, John M., Senior Partner, SCP Partners; General, US Army, Retired
  • Kissinger, Henry A., Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.
  • Kleinfeld, Klaus, Chairman and CEO, Alcoa
  • Kravis, Henry R., Co-Chairman and co-CEO, Kohlberg Kravis, Roberts & Co.
  • Kravis, Marie-Josée, Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, Inc.
  • Li, Cheng, Senior Fellow and Director of Research, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institution
  • Mundie, Craig J., Chief Research and Strategy Officer, Microsoft Corporation
  • Orszag, Peter R., Vice Chairman, Citigroup Global Markets, Inc.
  • Perle, Richard N., Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
  • Rockefeller, David, Former Chairman, Chase Manhattan Bank
  • Rose, Charlie, Executive Editor and Anchor, Charlie Rose
  • Rubin, Robert E., Co-Chairman, Council on Foreign Relations; Former Secretary of the Treasury
  • Schmidt, Eric, Executive Chairman, Google Inc.
  • Steinberg, James B., Deputy Secretary of State
  • Thiel, Peter A., President, Clarium Capital Management, LLC
  • Varney, Christine A., Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust
  • Vaupel, James W., Founding Director, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
  • Warsh, Kevin, Former Governor, Federal Reserve Board
  • Wolfensohn, James D., Chairman, Wolfensohn & Company, LLC”

Τα θέματα που απασχόλησαν τη Λέσχη διαχρονικά:

3-6 June 2010 Sitges, Spain

  • Current Events: North Korea, Iran and Non-Proliferation
  • Global Cooling: Implications of Slow Economic Growth
  • The Growing Influence of Cyber Technology
  • Is Financial Reform Progressing?
  • US and European Fiscal and Financial Challenges
  • The European Union and the Crisis of the Euro
  • Promises of Medical Science
  • Energy’s Promises and Challenges
  • Security in a Proliferated World
  • Social Networking: From the Obama Campaign to the Iranian Revolution
  • Europe-US: A New Approach
  • Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Region
  • Can We Feed the World?

14-17 May 2009 Vouliagmeni, Greece

  • Governments and Markets
  • After the G20: The Role of Institutions
  • Protectionism: How Serious?
  • Cyber-terrorism: Strategy and Policy
  • Sustainability: Post-Kyoto Challenges
  • Iraq: Role and Responsibilities in the Region
  • Afghanistan and Pakistan
  • A New Order: The United States and the World
  • Lessons from a Crisis
  • Challenge to Market Economies and Democracies
  • Russia and China: New Imperialisms
  • Current Affairs: How does Industry See the Future?

5-8 June 2008 Chantilly, Virginia, U.S.A.

  • Cyber-terrorism
  • A Nuclear-Free World
  • Managing Financial Turbulence
  • US Foreign Policy Without Change
  • How Serious Are the Threats on Our Economies
  • Islam in Europe
  • Africa
  • Afghanistan, Challenge for the West
  • Iran-Pakistan
  • A Look at the Future
  • The Mounting Threat of Protectionism
  • Russia
  • After Bush: The Future of US-EU Relations
  • Current Affairs: US Elections

31 May-3 June 2007 Istanbul, Turkey

  • The New World Order: Uni-Polar or Non-Polar?
  • Turkey and its Neighbours
  • Europe and the US: Common and Conflicting Interests
  • The Mood of the US
  • Democracy and Populism
  • Democracy in the Middle East
  • Turkey’s Long-Term Development in Comparative Perspective
  • Leadership Changes in Key European Countries [France-UK]
  • Information Technology: Globalising or Tribalising Force?
  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation
  • The US: Cutting Issues in State-Federal Relations
  • Climate Change
  • Current Affairs: Capital Markets: Risks and Opportunities of Private Equity and Hedge Funds

8-11 June 2006 Ottawa, Canada

  • American Power and the Battle for Arab Reform
  • Terrorist Movements in the Middle East
  • The Challenges of Immigration
  • Israel-Palestine: One Year Later
  • China – the Economic and Political Landscape
  • New Alignments in Asia: the Changing Strategic Landscape
  • Energy: What Are the Issues
  • Energy: What Does Dependence Mean?
  • Russia: Quo Vadis?
  • Economic Patriotism: A Real Threat?
  • Current Affairs: Italy
  • The Challenges of Deterrence in a Proliferating World
  • Iran
  • New Security Challenges for NATO, the EU: Afghanistan, Africa, …

5-8 May 2005 Rottach-Egern, Germany

  • What Do We Mean by Freedom?
  • Development: Reflections and Perspectives
  • How Can Europe and the US Work Together to Deal with Common Problems?
  • Iraq
  • Asia: the Geo-Strategic Challenges
  • Where is Europe Going?
  • Israel-Palestine
  • Russia: Do the Transatlantic Partners have a Common Strategy?
  • Failure of the Lisbon Agenda?
  • The Non-Proliferation Treaty at Risk?
  • Iran
  • Current Affairs: Will the Fiscal Problems Facing Europe and the US Undermine Future Economic Performance?

3-6 June 2004 Stresa, Italy

  • Energy: The Sustainability of Current Trends
  • The Rules of the Game: Towards a 21st Century Concert?
  • The Prospects for Iraq
  • Afghanistan, Including the Implications for Future NATO Operations in the Area
  • European Geopolitics
  • Health and Development
  • The US Political Landscape
  • Is China Changing the World?
  • Current Affairs: Russia
  • The Middle East: Is Stability Within Reach?
  • World Economic Outlook
  • Corporate Fraud: How Lethal is the Cure?

15-18 May 2003 Versailles, France

  • The Middle East II: Future
  • The Middle East I: Overview
  • Post-Iraq: The Future of Multilateral Organisations
  • Re-Energising Germany
  • Post-Mortem on Iraq: Diplomatic Failure and the Foreign Policy Consequences
  • Non-Proliferation
  • The European Convention
  • The World’s Economic Problems
  • Aspects of Terrorism
  • Current Affairs

30 May-2 June 2002 Chantilly, Virginia, U.S.A.

  • The Consequences of the War Against Terrorism
  • Corporate Governance: Does Capitalism Need fixing?
  • The Changing Nature of the EU Within the Western Alliance
  • Have Civil Liberties Been Unnecessarily Eroded?
  • The Influence of the Extreme Right
  • The Middle East
  • Post-Crisis Reconstruction/Nation Rebuilding
  • Prospects for the World Economy
  • Trade: The China Effect
  • The Influence of Domestic Issues on American Foreign Policy
  • Current Affairs

24-27 May 2001 Stenungsund, Sweden

  • European Security Defence Identity and Transatlantic Security – I
  • Consequences of the Italian Elections
  • What Does EU Enlargement Mean for the EU and the Rest of the World?
  • Productivity in Europe and the United States – Is the Gap Widening?
  • Putin’s Russia
  • What Can the World Do About the Middle East?
  • The New US Administration
  • European Security Defence Identity and Transatlantic Security – II
  • The Rise of China: Its Impact on Asia and the World
  • Policies for Trade Development and Economic Growth
  • What Should Governments Do About Food Quality?
  • Current Affairs

1-3 June 2000 Brussels, Belgium

  • The New Economy and its Effects on Society
  • Globalisation under Threat: the Way forward for the WTO
  • US Elections: State of Play and Foreign Policy Consequences
  • Cleaning up the Balkans
  • EU Enlargement and its Implications for Geo-Political Balance
  • The European Far Right – Is there a Threat?
  • Current Affairs

3-6 June 1999 Sintra, Portugal

  • Kosovo
  • The US Political Scene
  • Current Controversies: Genetics and the Life Sciences
  • Redesigning the International Financial Architecture
  • The Social and Political Impacts on Emerging Markets of Recent Economic Events
  • NATO’s future
  • The Relationship between Information Technology and Economic Policy
  • Current Events
  • Russia’s Foreign Policy
  • How Durable is the Current Rosy Complexion of European Politics

14-17 May 1998 Turnberry, Scotland

  • Current Events
  • What Will be the Consequences of EMU?
  • Is there Room for one Transatlantic Market Place?
  • Military Implications of the Growing Technological Disparity between the United States and Europe
  • To what Extent Will Enlargement Redefine NATO’s Relationship with Russia?
  • Is Europe’s Social Model Dead?
  • A Review of the Crisis in Kosovo and Albania: the Role of the UN
  • In the Light of the Asian Crisis should the World’s Financial System be Reformed?
  • The Implications of the New India Nuclear Weapon Program
  • Turkey’s Role in the Western Alliance

12-15 June 1997 Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.

  • Will NATO’s Enlargement Affect the Transatlantic Alliance?
  • Do the World’s Energy Needs Prevent Sustainable Development?
  • Growth through Productivity Improvement: a Threat to Western Social Cohesion?
  • Peacekeeping: Assessments and Prospects-Bosnia, Albania, Cyprus
  • Status Report on American Foreign Policy
  • How Should the West Look at China?
  • Corporate Survival: Breaking with Tradition in Governance
  • EMU’s Consequences Assuming it Goes Ahead
  • The Return of the European Left: Sign of Innovation or Reaction?
  • Relationship of the West to Islam
  • World Bank Update

30 May-2 June 1996 Toronto, Canada

  • Status Report on the Alliance
  • Former Yugoslavia
  • Russia: Political Forces and Economic Prospects
  • Europe: the Politics of EU Enlargement
  • Has Europe’s Economy Run out of Steam?
  • Will the Enlarged Union Survive EMU’s Succes or Failure?
  • The US Agenda
  • The Israeli Election
  • How and How Much can the Western World Grow Economically?
  • WTO and World Bank: Briefing
  • Where is China Going?

8-11 June 1995 Bürgenstock, Switzerland

  • What is NATO Supposed to Do?
  • Is There Work for All?
  • Atomization of Society: Impact on Political Behaviour of New Technology
  • Looking [Back] at Washington
  • Current Events: Turkey and the Atlantic Alliance
  • Is There Still a North Atlantic Community?
  • Should the European Union Integrate Further, and Why?
  • Our Agendas for WTO and World Bank
  • Current Events: Former Yugoslavia
  • Peacekeeping in an UNstable World
  • Lessons of the New Currency Crises
  • Practical Steps Towards Better Global Governance and Rules

2-5 June 1994 Helsinki, Finland

  • Redefinition of the Atlantic Relationship in a Time of Change
  • The Changing Face and Perspective of America
  • Europe – Cohesion or Confusion
  • Economic Instabilities Ahead
  • Jobs, Where Are They and How Will The West Create Them
  • The Political Challenges of Islamic Fundamentalism
  • Russia – How Will Its Internal Evolution Affect Its External Behaviour
  • GATT: Risks Ahead
  • The Issue of Non-Proliferation: North Korea
  • China – The Consequences of Convulsion or Stability

22-25 April 1993 Vouliagmeni, Greece

  • What Kind of Europe Will the U.S. Have to Deal With?
  • Current Events: Former Yugoslavia
  • Restoring Confidence in Leadership and Institutions
  • Prospects for Global Trade
  • U.S. Domestic Policy Concerns
  • The Outlook for Japan’s Economy
  • Cost of Indifference Toward the Former Soviet Union
  • Current Events: Italy
  • Foreign Policy Concerns of the Clinton Administration
  • Crisis Management

21-24 May 1992 Evian-Les-Bains, France

  • Prospects for the former Soviet Republics
  • What should be done for Eastern Europe
  • Whither the United States?
  • The World economy
  • Wither Europe?
  • Soviet Union: the view from Moscow
  • The migration issue
  • The evolving west/west relationship

6-9 June 1991 Baden-Baden, Germany

  • Eastern Europe: economic prospects
  • Developments in the Soviet Union: political and economic impact on the Alliance
  • The Middle East: political fallout and future prospects
  • Economic and financial threats to the Alliance
  • The practical agenda for the Alliance
  • Do we have the institutions to deal with the agenda?
  • Recent developments in Yugoslavia
  • The situation in South-Africa
  • The Treuhand experience

11-13 May 1990 Glen Cove, New York, U.S.A.

  • The new Soviet (Dis)Union
  • Strategic issues
  • Economic relations with Eastern Europe
  • Can Western values be applied universally?
  • Germany
  • The future of NATO and the European Community
  • Japan: political changes

12-14 May 1989 La Toja, Spain

  • Domestic developments in Eastern Europe: policy implications for the West
  • Can the Alliance be sustained by military and arms control issues alone?
  • The long-term economic design of the E.C.: European sovereignty?
  • Current events: U.S.-Soviet relations
  • Greater political and monetary union of Europe: European sovereignty?
  • Global relationships: surpluses, deficits and protectionism
  • Environmental constraints

3-5 June 1988 Telfs-Buchen, Austria

  • What can be done with the world economy: alternative scenarios
  • How to handle a world awash with public and private debt?
  • The German question revisited
  • The new information era
  • Briefing on the Moscow summit
  • The impact of glasnost
  • Future strategy of the Alliance
  • The Gulf and Afghanistan

24-26 April 1987 Villa d’Este, Italy

  • Strategy toward the U.S.S.R.
  • Policy toward trade and protectionism
  • The public sector and economic growth
  • Current events: China
  • The arms control debate

25-27 April 1986 Gleneagles, Scotland

  • The Soviet Union under Gorbachev: foreign policy implications
  • The Western global response to the Soviet challenge
  • The fragmentation of the world economy: debt, currency disorder, protectionism, uneven growth
  • Current events: terrorism
  • South Africa

10-12 May 1985 Rye Brook, New York, U.S.A.

  • Divergent social and economic trends in the Atlantic World
  • How should the West deal with the Soviet Bloc?
  • S.D.I.
  • How should the West deal with developing countries?
  • Current events: the current status of the budget in Congress and the European perspective on that situation
  • Operating the Alliance

11-13 May 1984 Saltsjöbaden, Sweden

  • Western power and the Middle East: a case study in Atlantic relationships
  • The state of arms control negotiations
  • Future employment trends in the industrialized democracies
  • Current events: continental drift: economic and political
  • The Soviet Union, the West and the Third World; a case study: Central America

13-15 May 1983 Montebello, Canada

  • East-West relations: containment, détente or confrontation
  • Issues in medium-term prospects for growth in the world economy:
    – Protectionism and employment
    – Risks in banking and finance
  • Current events: U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East and Central America

14-16 May 1982 Sandefjord, Norway

  • Divergent policies and attitudes in the North Atlantic Community
  • What can arms control achieve?
  • Middle East: issues at stake
  • Economic issues: dogmas and realities
  • Current events:
    – The Falkland Islands crisis
    – East-West relations: Poland, trade and finance

15-17 May 1981 Bürgenstock, Switzerland

  • What should Western policy be toward the Soviet Union in the 1980s?
  • Obstacles to effective coordination of Western policies
  • How can the Western economies put their house in order?

18-20 April 1980 Aachen, F.R.G.

  • America and Europe: Past, Present, Future

27-29 April 1979 Baden, Austria

  • The present international monetary situation and its consequences for World cooperation
  • The implications of instability in the Middle East and Africa for the Western World

21-23 April 1978 Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.

  • Western defence with its political implications
  • The changing structure of production and trade: consequences for the Western industrialized countries

22-24 April 1977 Torquay, England

  • North American and Western European attitudes towards
  • The future of the mixed economies in the Western democracies
  • The Third World’s demand for restructuring the world order and the political implications of those attitudes

In 1976 no conference was held

25-27 April 1975 Çesme, Turkey

  • Inflation: its economic, social and political implications
  • Recent international political developments:
    – The present status and prospects to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict and the effect on relations among NATO members
    – Other recent developments affecting the relations among NATO countries

19-21 April 1974 Megève, France

  • Prospects for the Atlantic world

11-13 May 1973 Saltsjöbaden, Sweden

  • The possibilities of the development of a European energy policy and the consequences of European-North American relations
  • Conflicting expectations concerning the European Security Conference

21-23 April 1972 Knokke, Belgium

  • The state of the Western community in the light of changing relationships among the non-communist industrialized countries and the impact of changing power relationships in the Far East on Western security

23-25 April 1971 Woodstock, Vermont, U.S.A.

  • The contribution of business in dealing with current problems of social instability
  • The possibility of a change of the American role in the world and its consequences

17-19 April 1970 Bad Ragaz, Switzerland

  • Future function of the university in our society
  • Priorities in foreign policy

9-11 May 1969 Marienlyst, Denmark

  • Elements of instability in Western society
  • Conflicting attitudes within the Western world towards relations with the U.S.S.R. and the other Communist states of Eastern Europe in the light of recent events

26-28 April 1968 Mont Tremblant, Canada

  • The relations between the West and the Communist countries
  • Internationalization of business

31 March-2 April 1967 Cambridge, England

  • Do the basic concepts of Atlantic cooperation remain valid for the evolving world situation? If not, what concepts could take their place?
  • The technological gap between America and Europe with special reference to American investments in Europe

25-27 March 1966 Wiesbaden, F.R.G.

  • Should NATO be reorganized and if so how?
  • The future of world economic relations especially between industrial and developing countries

2-4 April 1965 Villa d’Este, Italy

  • Monetary cooperation in the Western world
  • The state of the Atlantic Alliance

20-22 March 1964 Williamsburg, Virginia, U.S.A.

The consequences for the Atlantic Alliance of:

  • Apparent changes in the communist world- Soviet internal development- The Communist Bloc
  • Possible changes in the attitude of the U.S.S.R. to the West
  • Recent developments within the Western world- political- military- economic

29-31 May 1963 Cannes, France

  • The balance of power in the light of recent international development
  • Trade relations between the U.S.A. and Europe in the light of the negotiations for Britain’s entry into the Common Market
  • Trade relations between the Western world and the developing countries

18-20 May 1962 Saltsjöbaden, Sweden

  • The political implications for the Atlantic community of its members’ policies in the United Nations
  • Implications for the Atlantic community of prospective developments

21-23 April 1961 St. Castin, Canada

  • What initiatives are required to bring about a new sense of leadership and direction within the Western community?
  • The implications for Western unity of changes in the relative economic strength of the United States and Western Europe

28-29 May 1960 Bürgenstock, Switzerland

  • State of the world situation after the failure of the Summit Conference
  • New political and economic developments in the Western world

18-20 September 1959 Yesilkoy, Turkey

  • Review of developments since the last Conference
  • Unity and division in Western policy

13-15 September 1958 Buxton, England

  • Survey of events since the last Conference
  • The future of NATO defence
  • Western economic cooperation
  • The Western approach to Soviet Russia and communism

4-6 October 1957 Fiuggi, Italy

  • Survey of developments since the last Conference
  • Modern weapons and disarmament in relation to Western security
  • Are existing political and economic mechanisms within the Western community adequate?

15-17 February 1957 St. Simons Island, Georgia, U.S.A.

  • Review of events since the fourth Bilderberg meeting in May 1956
  • Nationalism and neutralism as disruptive factors inside the Western Alliance
  • The Middle East
  • The European policy of the Alliance, with special reference to the problems of Eastern Europe, German reunification and military strategy

11-13 May 1956 Fredensborg, Denmark

  • Review of developments since the last Conference
  • The causes of the growth of anti-Western blocs, in particular in the United Nations
  • The role played by anti-colonialism in relations between Asians and the West
  • A common approach by the Western world towards China and the emergent nations of South and East Asia
  • The communist campaign for political subversion or control of the newly emancipated countries of Asia
  • How the West can best meet Asian requirements in the technical and economic fields

23-25 September 1955 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, F.R.G.

  • Review of events since the Barbizon Conference
  • Article 2 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • The political and strategic aspects of atomic energy
  • The reunification of Germany
  • European unity
  • The industrial aspects of atomic energy
  • Economic problems:- East-West trade- The political aspects of convertibility- Expansion of international trade

18-20 March 1955 Barbizon, France

  • Survey of Western European-USA relations since the first Bilderberg Conference
  • Communist infiltration in various Western countries
  • The uncommitted people:- Political and ideological aspects- Economic aspects

29-31 May 1954 Oosterbeek, Netherlands

  • The attitude towards communism and the Soviet Union
  • The attitude towards dependent areas and peoples overseas
  • The attitude towards economic policies and problems
  • The attitude towards European integration and the European Defence Community
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