IMF SEMINARS Seminar Details

Innovation, Technology, and Jobs

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
11:00 AM12:00 PM

IMF HQ1 Atrium

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FinTech and the Transformation of Financial Services

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
1:00 PM2:30 PM

IMF HQ1 Meeting Halls A&B

Moderator: Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director, IMF

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Driving Digital Financial Inclusion in Africa

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
4:30 PM5:15 PM

IMF HQ1 Gallery

Moderator: Eric Chinje, Chief Executive Officer, African Media Initiative

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Emerging Markets: Resilience in a New World

Thursday, April 20, 2017
11:00 AM12:15 PM

IMF HQ1 Meeting Halls A&B

Moderator: Mark Schieritz, Economics Correspondent

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Gender and Macroeconomics: What’s Next?

Thursday, April 20, 2017
2:00 PM3:00 PM

IMF HQ1 Atrium

Moderator: Sara Eisen, CNBC Anchor “Worldwide Exchange”

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Global Economy on an Upswing: Can it Work for All?

Thursday, April 20, 2017
3:15 PM4:15 PM

IMF HQ1 Meeting Halls A&B

Moderator: Rana Foroohar, Global Business Columnist, Financial Times

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Sub-Saharan Africa: How to Return to Vigorous Growth?

Friday, April 21, 2017
10:00 AM11:15 AM

IMF HQ1 Meeting Halls A&B

Moderator: Antoinette Sayeh, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Center for Global Development (CGD)

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50 Years After: The SDR’s Role in the International Monetary System

Friday, April 21, 2017
11:30 AM12:45 PM

IMF HQ1 Meeting Halls A&B

Moderator: Maurice Obstfeld, Economic Counsellor, IMF

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Productivity in the Age of Fewer, Older Workers

Friday, April 21, 2017
4:30 PM5:45 PM

IMF HQ1 Meeting Halls A&B

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Central Bankers and Inclusive Growth

Saturday, April 22, 2017
2:00 PM3:15 PM

IMF HQ1 – Meetings Halls A&B

Moderator: Tobias Adrian, Financial Counsellor and Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF

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A Conversation on the U.S. Economy

Saturday, April 22, 2017
4:15 PM4:55 PM

IMF HQ1 Atrium

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Digitalization: Revolutionizing Fiscal Policy and Systems

Sunday, April 23, 2017
3:00 PM4:30 PM

IMF HQ1 Meeting Halls A&B

Moderator: Martin Sandbu, Economics Writer

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WORLD BANK GROUP SEMINARS

Emerging Lessons on Environmental Assesment

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
2:00 PM3:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC2-800

Moderator: Moderator, Otaviano Canuto, Executive Director, Chairman Committee of Development Effectiveness, World Bank

Innovations to Prevent Gender-based Violence: Building Evidence for Effective Solutions

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
2:30 PM4:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: Ghida Fakry, International Broadcast Journalist

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Jumpstarting the Next Revolution in Food and Agriculture

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
11:00 AM12:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: JosefinaTownsed, Newscaster, Lima, Peru

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Chief Economists Roundtable: The Road to 2030, New Challenges, New Solutions

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
1:00 PM2:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC 13-121

Moderator: Ana Revenga, Deputy Chief Economist, World Bank

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Building Resilience in the Face of Increasing Threats

Thursday, April 20, 2017
8:45 AM10:00 AM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: RAJ KUMAR, President, DEVEX

Unleashing Productivity - The Key to Sustaining Inclusive Growth

Thursday, April 20, 2017
9:30 AM10:30 AM

World Bank Group J Building, J B1-080

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Increasing Women's Financial Protection - What Can Insurance Do?

Thursday, April 20, 2017
10:00 AM11:15 AM

1777 F Street, NW

Moderator: Gillian White, Senior Associate Editor, The Atlantic

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Generation Now: How Investing in Adolescents Today can Change the World of Tomorrow

Thursday, April 20, 2017
11:00 AM12:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: Julie Gichuru, media personality and entrepreneur

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Infrastructure: Latin America and the Caribbean’s New Growth Engine

Thursday, April 20, 2017
1:00 PM2:00 PM

World Bank Group J Building, J B1-080

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Creating Markets, Creating Opportunity

Thursday, April 20, 2017
2:00 PM3:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: Nozipho Mbanjwa, Anchor, CNBC Africa

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Implementing the 2030 Agenda: From Commitment to Action

Thursday, April 20, 2017
3:00 PM4:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC2-800

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Boosting Women’s Economic Empowerment

Thursday, April 20, 2017
4:30 PM5:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: Zeinab Badawi, Sudanese-British television and radio journalist, presenter of Global Questions and Hard Talk for the BBC

Toward Water and Sanitation for All: Featuring Matt Damon, co-founder of Water.org

Thursday, April 20, 2017
5:00 PM7:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC 13-121

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Cities are Where the Future is Being Built

Friday, April 21, 2017
9:00 AM10:30 AM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: Femi Oke, International Journalist

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Addressing Refugee Crises in Middle-Income Countries: Lessons Learned

Friday, April 21, 2017
9:30 AM10:30 AM

World Bank Group MC Building, Jim Wolfensohn Atrium

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Financing for Peace: Innovations to Tackle Fragility

Friday, April 21, 2017
11:00 AM12:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

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Boosting Revenues, Driving Development: Why Taxes Are Critical for Growth

Friday, April 21, 2017
1:00 PM2:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

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De-risking for Institutional Investors

Friday, April 21, 2017
2:30 PM3:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Jim Wolfensohn Atrium

Moderator: Ali Velshi, host of "Real Money with Ali Velshi", Al Jazeera.

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Unlocking Financing for Climate Action

Friday, April 21, 2017
3:00 PM4:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Moderator: Ghida Fakhry, international broadcast journalist

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State of the Africa Region

Saturday, April 22, 2017
10:00 AM11:30 AM

World Bank Group J Building, J B1-080

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Spotlight on Nutrition: Unlocking Human Potential and Economic Growth

Saturday, April 22, 2017
12:00 PM1:15 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Jim Wolfensohn Atrium

Moderator: Julie Gichuru,media personality and entrepreneur

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