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24th PSDE AGM and Conference - Highlights

Day 1: Tuesday, March 31, 2009

INAUGURAL SESSION

“Secretary’s Report” by G. M. Arif
“President’s Address” by Rashid Amjad
“Keynote Address” by Sardar Aseff Ahmed Ali
“Inaugural Address” by the Chief Guest
Venue: CBR, Time: 10:15 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.

 
The Iqbal Memorial Lecture

“Agricultural Development & Food Security”
by John W. Mellor
Venue: CBR, Time: 01:30 p.m. – 03:00 p.m.

 
Panel Discussion I

“Global Financial Crisis”
Venue: CBR, Time: 04:45 p.m. – 06:15 p.m.

 
Technical Session I

(a) “Energy Issues”
(b) “Sustainable Economic Growth”
(c) “Agricultural Development”
Venue: (a) CBR-A, (b) CBR-B, (c) Noor Mahal
Time: 03:00 p.m. – 04:30 p.m.

 
 

Day 2: Wednesday, April 01, 2009

The Mahbub ul Haq Memorial Lecture

“Inclusive Growth: Lessons from South Asia”
by Siddiqur Osmani
Venue: CBR, Time: 11:30 a.m. – 01:15 p.m.

 

The A. R. Kemal Memorial Lecture

“Public Policy and Development”
by Hafiz A. Pasha
Venue: CBR, Time: 04:00 p.m. – 05:30 p.m.

 

Panel Discussion II

“Food Security”
Venue: CBR, Time: 02:00 p.m. – 03:30 p.m.

 

Technical Session II

(a) “Governance and Institutions”
(b) “Trade and Industry”
(c) “Government and Fiscal Reforms”
Venue: (a) CBR-A, (b) CBR-B, (c) Noor Mahal
Time: 09:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 
 

Day 3: Thursday, April 02, 2009

The Quaid-i-Azam Memorial Lecture

“Global Financial Crisis, China’s Macroeconomic Situation and Policy Responses”
by Yu Yongding
Venue: CBR, Time: 04:00 p.m. – 05:30 p.m.

 

The Gustav Ranis Lecture

“Growth Trends, Development Paradigms, & Economic Management”
by Parvez Hasan
Venue: CBR, Time: 11:30 a.m. – 01:15 p.m.

 

Panel Discussion III

“Energy Security for Pakistan”
Venue: CBR, Time: 02:00 p.m. – 03:30 p.m.

 

Technical Session III

(a) “Inclusive Growth and Poverty”
(b) “Social Sector Development”
(c) “Macroeconomics”
Venue: (a) CBR-A, (b) CBR-B, (c) Noor Mahal
Time: 09:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 
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