1979 Bilderberg Meeting Participant List

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27-29 April 1979

Lord Home of the Hirsel, K. T.

Ernst H. van der Beugel

William P. Bundy

Participant NameNationality
Agnelli, Giovanni Italy
Androsch, Hannes Austria
Apfalter, Herlbert Austria
Avon, The Earl of United Kingdom
Ball, George W. U.S.A.
Barattieri, Vittorio Italy
Bennett, Sir Frederic United Kingdom
Bertram, Christoph International
Beullac, Christian France
Beyazit, Selahattin Turkey
Breuel, Birgit Fed. Rep. of Germany
Broesigke, Tassilo Austria
Brown, L. Dean U.S.A.
Carras, Costa Greece
Chafee, John H. U.S.A.
Christophersen, Henning Denmark
Cittadini Cesi, Il Marchese Italy
Constancio, Vitor M. R. Portugal
Dallinger, Alfred Austria
Duisenberg, Willem F. Netherlands
Eliot, Theodore L., Jr. U.S.A.
Esambert, Bernard France
Finney, Paul B. U.S.A.
Fischer, Heinz Austria
Foltz, William J. U.S.A.
Fredericks, Wayne J. U.S.A.
Gerber, Fritz Switzerland
Getz Wold, Knut Norway
Halberstadt, Victor Netherlands
Hartman, Arthur A. U.S.A.
Haussmann, Helmut Fed. Rep. of Germany
Heinz, Henry J., II U.S.A.
Herrhausen, Alfred Fed. Rep. of Germany
Igler, Hans Austria
Janssen, Daniel E. Belgium
Jordan, Vernon E., Jr. U.S.A.
Kind, Christian Switzerland
Kohnstamm, Max International
Kreisky, Bruno Austria
Lambert, Baron Belgium
Lanc, Erwin Austria
Leibenfrost, Franz J. Austria
Lennep, Jhr. Emile van International
Levy, Walter J. U.S.A.
Lewis, Bernard United Kingdom
Lewis, Flora U.S.A.
Lundvall, D. Bjorn H. Sweden
Luns, Joseph M.A.H. International
Macdonald, Donald S. Canada
Macmillan, Maurice United Kingdom
McGiffert, David E. U.S.A.
Monod, M. Jerome France
Montbrial, Thierry de France
Nelissen, Roelof J. Netherlands
Neufeld, Edward P. Canada
Newsom, David D. U.S.A.
Norlund, Niels Denmark
Pahr, Willibald Austria
Pitti-Ferrandi, Robert France
Portisch, Hugo Austria
Prinzhorn, Thomas Austria
Rastoul, Jacques Canada
Rockefeller, David U.S.A.
Rohwedder, Detlev Fed. Rep. of Germany
Roll of Ipsden, Lord United Kingdom
Romero-Maura, Joaquin Spain
Roosa, Robert V. U.S.A.
Savory, Roger M. Canada
Seilliere, Ernest A. France
Shackleton, Lord United Kingdom
Sheinkman, Jacob U.S.A.
Silvestri, Stefano Italy
Simonet, Henry F. Belgium
Sommer, Theo Fed. Rep. of Germany
Steel, Sir David United Kingdom
Steen, Reiulf Norway
Steiner, Ludwig Austria
Taus, Josef Austria
Taylor, Arthur R. U.S.A.
Thorn, Gaston Luxembourg
Tidemand, Otto G. Norway
Treichl, Heinrich Austria
Tufarelli, Nicola Ital
Ullsten, Ola Sweden
Umbricht, Victor H. Switzerland
Vranitzky, Franz Austria
Wallenberg, Marcus Sweden
Williams, Franklin H. U.S.A.
Williams, Joseph H. U.S.A.
Wohlin, Lars Sweden
Wolff von Amerongen, Otto Fed. Rep. of Germany
Ypersele de Strihou, Jacques van Belgium
Schoser, Franz Fed. Rep. of Germany
Schwarzenberg, Erbprinz Karl Austria
Zimmer-Lehmann, Georg Austria
Cordt, Herbert Austria
Getchell, Charles U.S.A.
Heine-Geldern, Thomas Austria


April 27-29, 1979 – Baden, Austria

I. The present international monetary situation and its consequences for world economic cooperation
A. The Bretton Woods System and the Role of the Dollar
B. Exchange Rates: Fixed or Floating?
C. “Stateless Currency” and the Euromarkets
D. The European Monetary System
E. What Future for the I.M.F.?
F. Multilateral Cooperation and Harmonization
G. Monetary Implications of the Oil Situation

II. The implications of instability in the Middle East and Africa for the Western world.
A. The Iranian Revolution
B. The Arab-Israeli Conflict
C. Turkey: Again the Sick Man
D. The Oil Imbroglio
E. Islam, the Third World, and the West
F. Security Considerations
G. The Republic of South Africa and Namibia
H. Rhodesia-Zimbabwe
I. Economic Considerations

III. Other current issues bearing on European-American relations
A. Relations with the Communist Powers
B. “The German Question”
C. The Austrian Example
D. Transatlantic Moods and Attitudes

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