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9. Grow East Congress
NATIONALISM versus GLOBALIZATION
What are the consequences for Central and Eastern Europe?
April 10th, 2018, WKO Conference Center, 1040 Vienna
The 9. Grow East Congress continues with its tradition to highlight and discuss current developments in the business environment, markets and corporate strategies in Central and Southeastern Europe.
The keynote speakers will address the roots and implications of the rising nationalism as well as corporate approaches to reconcile the opposing forces of nationalism and globalization in their operations. Further topics covered will be the advance of China in the region and responses of Western investors to the shrinking supply of qualified workforce, IT-experts and talents in CEE.
The list of keynote speakers includes among others:
Prof. Leszek Balcerowicz, Warsaw School of Economics, the master mind of the Polish reform plan in 1989,
Prof. Anton Pelinka, nationalism researcher at the Central European University in Budapest,
Birgit Krammer-Rechberger, the new president of Henkel Central Eastern Europe,
Oktay Erciyaz, CEO of Trenkwalder, a leading human resources service provider in CEE,
Günther Tengel, CEO of the executive search specialist Amrop-Jenewein,
Petr Krayzel, Mall Group Prague, the leading e-commerce group in CEE.