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The Future of the Global Trading System (Invite only)

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
The Future of the Global Trading System (Invite only)
2024 Global Conference
2024 Global Conference

The Future of the Global Trading System (Invite only)

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM PDT

The global trading system faces grave challenges in the forms of mounting protectionism and nationalism, both of which stem from rising geopolitical tensions, growing macroeconomic imbalances, and shifting economic paradigms. Economic security, de-risking, and supply chain resilience are displacing liberalization at the center of the negotiating agenda—a trend the IMF warns could reduce global economic output by as much as 7 percent and undermine efforts to combat other challenges such as climate change and sovereign debt crises. This session will take stock of the ongoing transformations to the world economy and examine opportunities to reimagine economic integration during an age of disruption. 

Matthew Aleshire
Director, Global Government Affairs, Milken Institute
Henry Farrell
Stavros Niarchos Foundation Agora Professor of International Affairs, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Ildefonso Guajardo
Former Minister of Economy, Mexico
Peter Harrell
Non-Resident Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
David Talbot
Executive Director, The Indo-Pacific Partnership for Prosperity
Olivia White
Senior Partner and Director, McKinsey Global Institute, McKinsey & Company