2013 Annual Meetings, Washington D.C.
World Bank Group
International Monetary Fund
2013—Washington D.C.
Annual Meetings
2013 WGB/IMF Program of Seminars

World Bank Group/IMF Joint Seminar

The Economic Case for Climate Action

Tuesday, October 8, 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

World Bank Main Complex, Preston Auditorium

Moderator:: Zanny Minton Beddoes, Economics Editor, The Economist

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World Bank Group Seminars

The End of Poverty. Really? - Jim Yong Kim in an interview with CNN's Richard Quest

Wednesday, October 9, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

World Bank Main Complex, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: Richard Quest, International Business Correspondent, CNN

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From Poverty to Prosperity

Wednesday, October 9, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

World Bank Main Complex, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times

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The Rise of the Middle Class and the Service Delivery Gap in Latin America and the Caribbean

Thursday, October 10, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

World Bank Main Complex, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: Moises Naim, Chief International Columnist, El País

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Blessing or Curse: Making Earth's Riches Work for Poor and Fragile Countries

Friday, October 11, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

World Bank J Building, J B1-080

Moderator: Janine Di Giovanni, Journalist, Author, Newsweek

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Igniting Innovation in Financial Access

Friday, October 11, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

World Bank Main Complex, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: Frank Sesno, Director, School of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University

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What Will It Take to Achieve Both Healthy Children and Healthy Economies?

Friday, October 11, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

World Bank J Building, J B1-080

Moderator: Femi Oke, Host, Al Jazeera Journalist

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Creating Shared Value through Private Sector Development—Why it Matters

Friday, October 11, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

IFC Auditorium (2121 Pennsylvania Ave. Level B2)

Moderator: Tony Fratto, CNBC Business Week contributor, former White House Deputy Press Secretary

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IMF Seminars

Emerging Markets: Restoring Momentum

Tuesday, October 8, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Moderator: : Zanny Minton-Beddoes, Economics Editor, The Economist

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WSJ Live: Unconventional Monetary Policies and their Cross-Country Spillovers

Wednesday, October 9, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Moderator: David Wessel, Wall Street Journal

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Frontier Economies: The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Wednesday, October 9, 2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2

Moderator: Yanqing Yang, Deputy Editor-in-Chief, China Business News

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Taxing Times

Wednesday, October 9, 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Moderator: Tom Keene, Bloomberg

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CNN Debate on the Global Economy

Thursday, October 10, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium

Moderator: Richard Quest, CNN

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Policies for Growth and Jobs in Europe

Thursday, October 10, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Moderator: Gillian Tett, Assistant Editor, Financial Times

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