International Summer School

Responsible (Social) Market Economy in Response of the Global Financial and Economic Crisis

July 28 Thursday

Date/time

July 28 - 31, 2011

Loc.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Klaipeda

Type

Seminar

The topic of this year's KAS-Summer School is the Concept of the Social Market Economy as a response to the global financial and economic crisis.

Also available in Deutsch

July 28, Thursday

Arrival

July 29, Friday

09.15 – 09.45
Opening of the Academy

Welcome words by:

  • Mr. Andreas Michael KLEIN, M.A., Director of the Baltic office of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation;
  • Ms. Agne BILOTAITE, MP, Deputy Chairperson of TS-LKD political party;
  • Dr. Paulius SAUDARGAS, MP (TS-LKD);
  • Mr. Vaidas AUGŪNAS, President of EDUCATIO

09.45 - 10.15
Introduction

“60 years of Social Market Economy - the Formation and Implementation of the Social Market Economy in Germany”
Mr. David GREGOSZ, KAS Berlin, Team Economic Politics

10.15 – 11.00
PANEL I. “SOCIAL MARKET ECONOMY AND ECONOMIC CRISIS: WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN DIFFERENT? GENERAL OVERVIEW”:

"Lithuania Hit by the Crisis: Opportunity for Introduction Social Market Economy?"
Dr. Paulius SAUDARGAS, MP (TS-LKD), Lithuania

"Welfare State - Impersonification of Social Market Economy in Reality?"
Mr. Christian HOLM, MP (Moderaterna), Sweden

11.00 – 11.20
Discussions

11.50 – 13.00
PANEL II. “WHY SOME COUNTRIES THAT WERE HIT BY THE CRISIS MORE THAN THE OTHERS: LESSONS LEARNED”

"What was the Polish Solution during the Crisis? Future of Social Market Economy in Poland."
Mr. Mateusz BIALY, International Secretary of Mlodzi Demokraci (Poland)

"Case of Lombardy Region (Italy): Lessons Learned"
Ms. Egle BASYTĖ, NGO Social Service Volunteers, M.A. of Milano Catholic University (Lithuania/Italy)

"Crisis in the Baltic States and in South Europe: Similarities and Differences."
Mr. Martins ZEMITIS, Youth of People's Party (Latvia), Sustainable Society Institute

13.00 – 13.15
Discussions

14.30 – 15.30
PANEL III. “STRUCTURAL REFORMS AND SOCIAL CHANGES AFTER THE CRISIS: BENEFITS AND ADVANTAGES”:

"Reforms and Social Changes in German society as an Outcome of the Crisis"
Mr. Mark HAUPTMAN, Junge Union (Germany);

"Measures Taken by Switzerland to Strengthen Bank Sector and Tax System in the Aftermath of the Crisis"
Mr. Dominic BANNY, JCVP (Switzerland);

"World Economic Crisis - Critical Threat to Liberty?"
Mr. Denis KOLGA, NGO "Youh Initiative" (Belarus)

15.30 – 15.50
Discussions

16.20 – 20.00
Field trip to Klaipeda harbour

July 30, Saturday

10.00 – 12.00
PANEL IV. “HOW MUCH THE STATE NEEDS THE REGULATION OF ECONOMY? SOCIAL VS. FREE MARKET ECONOMY

"The Implications of the Crisis in European Union's Economic Politics on the Inter-institutional and Interstate Relations"
Mr. Mindaugas ŠNICORIUS, Vilnius University (Lithuania)

"Is There a Way for Social Market Economy in Estonian Success Story Dealing with Crisis?"
Mr. Kaido KUKK, Vice-Chairman of IRL Youth (Estonia)

"Latvia's Way: An Effective Challenge to the Crisis? But what about the Social Dimension of the Market Economy?”
Mr. Ivars BANDONIS, New Era Youth Section, Unity (Vienotiba) Youth Council (Latvia)

“Lessons learned – a Comeback of the Social Market Economy?”
Mr. David GREGOSZ, KAS Berlin, Team Economic Politics

12.00 – 12.30
Discussion

12.30 – 13.00
Summing up the results of the event / Closing of the Summer Academy

July 31, Sunday

Departure of the participants

Contact person

Andreas Michael Klein

Head of the KAS office Chile

Andreas Michael Klein
Phone +56 22 234 20 89
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ Français,‎ Español

Kristina Kviliūnaitė


Partners

EDUCATIO: Institute for Development and Training JKD - Young Christian Democrats Lithuania