The 1981 Bilderberg Meeting was the 29th such meeting and had participants from 18 European countries, the United States, Canada and "various international organizations". It was chaired by Walter Scheel, and was held at the Palace Hotel, Bürgenstock, Switzerland. The 98 guests included 14 business executives, 21 politicians, 11 financiers, 13 editors/journalists and 6 academics.
The 1981 Bilderberg Conference Report has been leaked and is now online. There were three topics on the agenda, followed by a morning's panel discussion.
1. What Should Western Policy Be Toward the Soviet Union in the 1980's?
There were three working papers. The first working paper, by Malcolm Toon, was entitled Dealing with the Soviet Union in the 1980's. The second working paper, by Dennis Healey, was entitled Russia and the West in the Eighties. The third, by Wolfgang Leonhard was entitled The Soviet Union and East Europe: Their Problems, Contradictions and Perspective.
2. Obstacles to Effective Coordination of Western Policies
3. How Can the Western Economies Put Their House in Order?
There were two working papers. The first, by Herbert Stein, was entitled Economic Problems of the Industrial Democracies: A View from the United States. The second working paper, by Alfred Herrhausen, was entitled How Can The Western Economies Put Their House in Order?
4. Panel Discussion
|Oswald Aeppli||"Cleared by his fellow directors of any blame in the [Chiasso] case"|
|Gianni Agnelli||Italian industrialist, 37 Bilderbergs|
|Klaus-Georg von Amsberg|
|George Ball||US deep politician who attended all 40 Bilderberg meetings up to his death, he helped make key decisions about post-WW2 Europe.|
|Francisco Pinto Balsemão||>30 Bilderbergs, Bilderberg Steering committee, Prime Minister of Portugal|
|Christoph Bertram||German journalist with a heavy Bilderberg habit|
|Ernst van der Beugel||34 Bilderberg meetings, on both the Advisory Committee & Steering committees|
|Selahattin Beyazit||Turkish Bilderberg Steering committee|
|Conrad Black||Fraudulent Bilderberg steering committee member|
|William Bundy||US Skull & bones deep politician and cold warrior|
|Theodore Eliot||US Ambassador to Afghanistan who attended 15 Bilderberg meetings.|
|Murray Finley||Bilderberg Steering committee member labor leader|
|Robert A. D. Ford||Bilderberger diplomat poet|
|Franz J. Lutolf|
|Arthur Furer||Unknown Swiss Bilderberger|
|Fritz Gerber||Quad Bilderberger Swiss Drug company director|
|Sten Gustafsson||Bilderberg Steering Committee, Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces|
|Victor Halberstadt||A professor of economics, with a minimal Wikipedia page, who has attended all Bilderberg meetings since 1975.|
|Denis Healey||Bilderberg Steering committee member, who attended 23 Bilderberg meetings.|
|Alfred Herrhausen||Multi Bilderberg Chairman of Deutsche Bank assassinated by a sophisticated bomb|
|H. John Heinz II||34 Bilderberg meetings, Bilderberg Steering & Advisory Committees|
|Hans Igler||Austrian economist and politician. Bilderberg Steering committee|
|F. Emmanuel Iselin||Single Bilderberg lawyer for SwissAir in 1967|
|Daniel Janssen||Bilderberg Steering committee Belgian business leader|
|Vernon Jordan||Close friend of Bill Clinton. A member of the Bilderberg Steering committee who has attended the Bilderberg over 30 times|
|Claude Julien||Single Bilderberger editor|
|Kostas Karras||Greek actor and politician. Bilderberg Steering committee, 19 Bilderbergs|
|Jeane Kirkpatrick||Neocon "terror expert", US Ambassador to the UN, Washington Conference on International Terrorism...|
|Henry Kissinger||US deep politician, 40+ Bilderbergs, Nobel peace prize, war criminal|
|Max Kohnstamm||Member of the Bilderberg Advisory Committee|
|Léon Lambert||Banking heir and Bilderberg Steering Committee member and financier who suddenly died aged 58|
|Panayotis Lambrias||Assistant Minister to the Office of the Greek Prime Minister|
|Laurens J. Brinkhorst|
|... further results|
|Jose Luis Gomes|
|Anne Hoogendoorn||Executive Secretary of the Bilderberg Meetings|
|Patrick O'Connor||Poorly identified one time (1981) Bilderberg observer|
|Prince Karl J. Schwarzenberg|