Government Financial Transparency, Accountability, & the European Economic Crisis: Paths to Prosperity
(29-30 April 2016, Los Angeles, CA)
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1. ASMUSSEN, Jörg (former ECB Executive Board Member and State Secretary in the German Treasury; Senior Fellow at Jacques Delors Institut Berlin)
BALL, Ian (Chair of CIPFA; former Chief Executive of IFAC)
* USC Summit Presentation: A Day in the Life of Government Decisions: Impact on Net Worth
BALLS, Ed (Harvard Kennedy School, British Labor Party; former Shadow Chancellor, Chief Economic Advisor to the UK Treasury, and Member of UK Parliament)
* USC Summit Presentation: Progressive Fiscal Policy-making: UK Fiscal Reform After 1997
4. BOUSIOS, Andreas (Editor-in-Chief of AVGI online newspaper)
CANGIANO, Marco (former Assistant Director at the International Monetary Fund)
* USC Summit Presentation: Twenty Years of Fiscal Transparency: An Economist's Reflection
CARRUTHERS, Ian (Chair of International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board)
* USC Summit Presentation: UK Government Institutions and Key PFM Processes
DETTER, Dag (former President of Stattum, the Swedish Government holding company; Managing Director of Detter & Co.)
* USC Summit Presentation: Managing Public Assets to boost the Economy with Transparency
8. GALBRAITH, James (The Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the University of Texas at Austin)
GROS, Daniel (Director of the Center for European Policy Studies)
* USC Summit Presentation
10. HOLDER, William (Dean of University of Southern California Leventhal School of Accounting)
IRWIN, Tim (former senior economist at the International Monetary Fund)
* USC Summit Presentation: Will the euro fundamentally change government accounting?
KALETSKY, Anatole (first Chairman of INET; Chief Economist & Co-Chairman GaveKal Dragonomics)
* USC Summit Presentation: Time to Rewrite EU Rules
KAZARIAN, Paul (Founder, Chairman & CEO of Japonica Partners and the Charles & Agnes Kazarian Foundation)
* USC Summit Presentation: Bringing Western Democracy Government Financial Transparency to Greece
* USC Summit Presentation: Integrating Government Financial Management Processes and Financial Statements into the Sovereign Credit Rating Framework
KELEMEN, Dan (Professor of Political Science and Law & the Jean Monnet Chair in EU Politics at Rutgers University)
* USC Summit Presentation: Flawed Fiscal Federalism and the Eurozone Crisis
KOUTENTAKIS, Franciscos (Chief Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister; Head of the General Accounting Office; General Secretary for Fiscal Policy, Greece Ministry of Finance)
* USC Summit Presentation
MAGARIAN, Christopher (Finance Group Director at Japonica Partners)
* USC Summit Presentation: Greece Government Working Draft Balance Sheet and Analysis of Third Programme Debt Relief
17. MANCALL, Peter (Professor of History & Director of the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute)
MANUZI, Martin (Regional Director, Europe of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England)
* USC Summit Presentation: EU and Public Sector Accounting: Trust, Accountability and Transparency
* USC Summit Presentation: ICAEW IFS Green Budgets
19. MCCORMICK, Fergus (Head of Sovereign Ratings, DBRS)
20. MELE, Nicco (Wallis Annenberg Chair at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism; new director of the Shorenstein Center at Harvard's JFK School of Government)
21. MILLER, Thomas (former US Ambassador to Greece; President & CEO of International Executive Service Corps)
22. MISSONG, Thomas (President of European Association of Credit Rating Agencies)
MOURMOURAS, Iannis (former Deputy Finance Minister of Greece; Professor at the University of Macedonia; not attending in current position as Deputy Governor of the Bank of Greece)
* USC Summit Presentation: The Political Economy of the Public Debt Crisis in Europe and Greece: Lessons and the Way Forward
24. NIKIAS, Max (President, University of Southern California)
PSALTIS, Marios (Managing Partner at PwC, Greece)
* USC Summit Presentation: Greece Government Working Draft Balance Sheet and Analysis of Third Programme Debt Relief
SERAFEIM, George (Jakurski Family Associate Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School; 2015 Pericles Leadership Award Winner)
* USC Summit Presentation: Lessons from Greece
* USC Summit Presentation: "Starting a "Super Boost" of the Greek Economy
SOLL, Jacob (Professor of History & Accounting at the University of Southern California; 2011 recipient of the MacArthur Genius Fellowship)
* USC Summit Presentation: Accounting, Accountability, and the Struggle for Nation-Building
STAIKOURAS, Christos (Member of Hellenic Parliament; former Alternate Minister of Finance)
* USC Summit Presentation: The Path to Prosperity with Better Management of Government Financial Resources
STEGER, Gerhard (former Austrian Budget Director)
* USC Summit Presentation: Country Perspectives on Adoption of International Accounting Standards and Publishing an Opening Balance Sheet: The Austrian Reform Experience
30. SVERKOS, Nikos (Political & Economic Journalist, Efimerida Ton Syntakton)
THEOHARIS, Haris (Member of Hellenic Parliament)
* USC Summit Presentation: Strategies for Reforming Financial Transparency and Professionalizing Senior Minister Positions
32. THOMPSON, Paul (Director, Global Accountancy Profession Support at the International Federation of Accountants)
33. TRUGLIA, Vincent (former head of Moody's Sovereign Risk Unit; Director, ACRA - Russia's newest CRA; publisher of Clear and Candid blog)
TZANNINIS, Dimitri (former Greece Ministry of Economy & Finance; former IMF)
* USC Summit Presentation: Ten Best Practices Yet to be Applied to the Greece Program
35. TZIAMPIRIS, Aristotle (Professor of International Relations, Chair of the Department of International & European Studies, University of Piraeus)
VAN SCHAIK, Frans (Global Public Sector Audit Leader, Deloitte)
* USC Summit Presentation
VENIZELOS, Evangelos (former Deputy Prime Minister and former Minister of Finance, Greece)
* USC Summit Presentation
VERON, Nicholas (Senior Fellow at Bruegel and the Peterson Institute)
* USC Summit Presentation: A Status Report on the Global IFRS Project
39. VETTAS, Nikos (Director General of the Foundation for Economic and Industrial Research; Athens University of Economics and Business)
VIANA, Luis (Deputy Director of the Portugal Ministry of Finance)
* USC Summit Presentation: Accounting Reform and Fiscal Management: The Portuguese Case
WALKER, David (former Comptroller General of the United States; Senior Strategic Advisor for the Global Public Sector Practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers)
* USC Summit Presentation: Financial Accountability and the Need for Government Transformation
WELCH, Peter (Director of the European Court of Auditors)
* USC Summit Presentation: The Search for Black Holes
WIELAND, Volker (member of the German Council of Economic Experts; Endowed Chair of Monetary Economics and Managing Director of the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability)
* USC Summit Presentation