The Perspectives of Social Market Development in Lithuania

September 9 Friday


September 9, 2011, 10.00 - 15.00




Irena Degutiene (Speaker of Seimas), Michael Schluter (CEO ‘Relationships Global’)



With its partner, the Lithuanian Institute for Social Market Development, the Konrad Adenauer Foundation is organizing a roundtable discussion on the perspectives of the social market economy in Lithuania.

Also available in Deutsch

10.00 – 10.15 Opening of the Conference
Irena Degutienė, Speaker of the Seimas
Andreas M. Klein, director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in the Baltic States

10.15 – 10.45 “Adoption of proactive social policy in the post-crisis economy“
Gitanas Nausėda, advisor to the President of SEB bank

10.45 – 11.15 “Social insurance as an alternative for weak financial markets“
Prof. Romas Lazutka, Member of Research Council of Lithuania

11.15 – 11.45 “A relational economy”
Dr. Michael Schluter, CEO ‘Relationships Global’ (UK)

11.45 – 12.30 Discussion

12.30 – 13.00 Coffee break with mini lunch

13.00 – 13.30 “Social dialogue during financial crisis”
Albertas Šimėnas, Deputy Director General of JSC Lithuanian Railways

13.30 – 13.45 “Situation of Belarusian economy today”
Prof. Sergej Lukin, Minsk

13.45 – 14.00 “Economic results of Belarusian governing policy”
Georgij Dmitruk, co-chairman of Belarusian Christian Democrats

14.00 – 14.30 “The Perspectives of Social Market Development“
Mark Hauptmann, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Department of Political Science, Jena/Germany

14.30 – 15.00 Discussion and closing of the Conference.

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