Dalian 2011 - The Backlash to Going Global

As economic uncertainty and accusations of protectionism rise, how should companies approach their expansion into new countries and industries? 

The following dimensions will be addressed:

- Pressures against economic openness

- Challenge of youth unemployment

- Widening income inequality

The World Economic Forum hosts this debate in partnership with CNBC. 

  • James Bacchus, Chair, Global Practice Group, Greenberg Traurig, USA; Global Agenda Council on the Global Trade System
  • Hans-Paul Bürkner, Global Chief Executive Officer and President, The Boston Consulting Group, Germany
  • Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive Officer, WPP, United Kingdom
  • N. V. (Tiger) Tyagarajan, President and Chief Executive Officer, Genpact, India
  • Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington DC; Global Agenda Council on China

Moderated by

  • Martin Soong, Anchor, CNBC Asia, Singapore