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Monday,
October

06

 
Tuesday,
October

07

9:00 AM -
10:00 AM

IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)

Press Briefing: World Economic Outlook

Olivier Blanchard, IMF Economic Counsellor and Director of Research Department
Thomas Helbling, Chief of the World Economic Studies Division, Research Department, IMF
Gian Maria Milesi-Ferretti, Deputy Director, Research Department, IMF

 

9:00 AM -
6:00 PM

IFC Building, IFC Auditorium

WBG Youth Summit: The Need for Open & Responsive Governments

Opening Remarks: H.E. Erion Veliaj, Minister for Social Welfare and Youth, Albania

Plenary Session I
Promoting and enabling youth, youth ideas, and youth movements in ensuring open and responsive governments

Moderator: Mario Marcel, Senior Director, Governance, World Bank Group
  • Ahmad Alhendawi, U.N. Envoy for Youth
  • Edith Jibunoh, Civil Society Adviser, World Bank Group
  • Nigel Chapman, President and CEO, Plan International
  • Frank Vogl, Co-Founder, Transparency Internacional

Plenary Session II

The Role of Youth in Inclusive Governance

Moderator: Sandra Moscoso, Governance Global Practice, World Bank Group
  • Santosh Acharya, Youth Activist, Restless Development
  • Sara Morre, Youth Advisor, Plan International
  • Raphael Obonyo, The Youth Congress of Kenya
  • Nur Laiq, Former Social Media Chief Content Officer, Indian National Congress Party

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9:00 AM -
6:00 PM

1850 I Street, NW, Washington, DC

Civil Society Policy Forum

The Civil Society Program will be held from Tuesday, October 7 to Saturday, October 11, prior to and during the 2014 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group (WBG). It is organized by the Bank and Fund Civil Society Teams, and will bring together IMF and WBG staff, CSO representatives, government officials, academics, and others to exchange views and dialogue on a wide range of topics. More info here.

 

12:00 PM -
2:00 PM

World Bank Group J Building, J 1-050

Press Briefing: Latin America: Will Slower Growth Increase Inequality?

Moderator: Sergio Jellinek, Manager, External Affairs Latin America and the Caribbean Region

  • Augusto de la Torre, Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank Group

 

4:00 PM -
5:30 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Youth Dialogue: Inclusive Growth and Entrepreneurship through Education, Innovation and Passion

Moderator: Ahmed Shihab-Eldin, Producer/Host, HuffPost Live

  • Daniele Calabrese , Founder and CEO, Soundtracker.com, Italy/USA
  • Gulalai Ismail , Aware Girls – Pakistan
  • Kalpana Kochhar , Deputy Director, Strategy, Policy and Review Department, IMF
  • Patrick Ngowi , CEO, Helvetic Solar Contractors, Tanzania
  • Taliana Vargas , President, Fundacion Casa en el Arbol, Colombia

 
Wednesday,
October

08

8:30 AM -
10:45 AM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Challenges of Job-Rich and Inclusive Growth - Session 1: The Imperative of robust and sustained growth

Opening Remarks: Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF

Moderator: Adam Posen, President, Peterson Institute for International Economics

  • John Fernald, Senior Research Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  • Paul Romer, Professor of Economics, New York University
  • Michael Spence, Professor of Economics, New York University
  • Ernesto Zedillo, Director for the Study of Globalization, Yale University

 

9:00 AM -
10:00 AM

IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)

Press Briefing: Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR)

José Viñals, Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF
Peter Dattels, Deputy Director, Monetary and Capital Markets Department
Matthew Jones, Division Chief, Monetary and Capital Markets Department
Andrea Maechler, Deputy Division Chief, Monetary and Capital Markets Department
Olga Stankova, Senior Communications Officer, Communications Department

 

10:00 AM -
11:00 AM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Flagship: Building Shared Prosperity in an Unequal World

Moderator: Yang Lan, Chairman, Sun Media Group and Sun Culture Foundation


  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
  • Kaushik Basu, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group

 

10:30 AM -
12:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC C2-131

Procurement Reform at the World Bank - Update and Implementation

Opening Remarks: Kyle Peters, World Bank Vice President, Operations Policy and Country Services

  • Stefan Koeberle, Director, Operations Policy and Country Services, World Bank
  • Christopher Browne, World Bank Chief Procurement Officer, Operations Policy and Country Services
  • Joao Veiga Malta, Practice Manager, Governance Global Practice, World Bank
  • Marcelo Donolo, Sr. Operations Officer, Operation Policy & Country Services, World Bank

 

11:00 AM -
12:00 PM

IMF HQ2-3-748

Press Briefing: Middle East and North Africa Economic Monitor: Corrosive Subsidies

Moderator: Heba Shams, Middle East and North Africa, Communication Manager, World Bank
  • Inger Andersen, Middle East and North Africa, Vice President, World Bank
  • Shanta Devarajan, Middle East and North Africa Chief Economist, World Bank

 

11:00 AM -
12:30 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Flagship: Challenges of Job-Rich and Inclusive Growth - Session 2: Public debt, public investment, and growth

Moderator: Gillian Tett, Financial Times

  • Paul Krugman, Professor of Economics, Princeton University
  • Kenneth Rogoff, Thomas D. Cabot Professor at Harvard University
  • Christina Romer, Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley
  • Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director, IMF

 

11:00 AM -
12:30 PM

George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium

Boosting Women’s Participation in the Labor Force

Moderator: Mina al Oraibi, Assistant Editor-in-Chief, Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper

  • Azeem Adam, Governor, Maldives Monetary Authority
  • May Habib, Cofounder, Qoroba.com
  • Sarah Iqbal, World Bank's Women, Business and the Law Project
  • Kathy Matsui, Chief Japan Strategist, Goldman Sachs, Japan
  • Melanne Verveer, Director, Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security

 

11:30 AM -
12:30 PM

IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)

Press Briefing: Fiscal Monitor

  • Vitor Gaspar, Director, Fiscal Affairs Department
  • Sanjeev Gupta, Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department
  • Martine Guerguil, Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department

 

11:30 AM -
12:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Jim Wolfensohn Atrium

Building a Global Coalition for Youth Employment

Moderator: Femi Oke, Host of "The Stream," Al Jazeera English

  • Ahmad Alhendawi, United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth
  • Azita Berar Awad, Director, Employment, Policy Department, International Labor Organization
  • Susanne Hoffmann, Director – General, European & International Employment and Social Policies, Germany
  • Adrian Lajtha, Chief Leadership Officer, Accenture
  • Hans Peter Manz, Austrian Ambassador to the United States
  • Imge Kaya Sabanci, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women, Turkey Program Manager
  • Christian Syse, Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
  • Erion Veliaj, Minister for Social Welfare and Youth, Albania

 

1:00 PM -
2:30 PM

World Bank Group J Building, J B1-080

Making Public-Private Partnerships More Effective

Moderator: Tumi Makgabo, Executive Director, African Worldwide Media
  • Mike Redican, Managing Director, Deutsch Bank
  • Richard Abadie, Global Infrastructure Leader, PwC
  • Julia Prescot, Chief Strategy Officer, Meridiam
  • Tom Barrett, Director, Advisory Services, European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • João Carlos Ferraz, Managing Director, BNDES

 

2:00 PM -
3:00 PM

IMF HQ2-3-748

Press Briefing: Europe and Central Asia Economic Perspectives

  • Laura Tuck, World Bank, Vice President, Europe and Central Asia
  • Hans Timmer, Chief Economist, Europe and Central Asia

 

2:00 PM -
3:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC2-800

Program-for-Results: Two-Year Review to Take Stock

Moderator: Linda Van Gelder, Director, Operations Policy and Country Services, World Bank
  • Fadia Saadah, Manager, Operations Policy & Country Services, World Bank

 

2:00 PM -
3:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Flagship: Making Extractive Industries' Wealth Work for the Poor

Opening Remarks: Sri Mulyani Indrawati, World Bank Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer

  • Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop,Deputy Chairman, Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Malaysia Sovereign Wealth Fund
  • Ombeni Sefue, Chief Secretary, Government, Tanzania
  • Marinke van Riet, International Director, Publish What You Pay
  • Samuel Walsh, Chief Executive Officer of Rio Tinto

 

2:30 PM -
4:00 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Challenges of Job-Rich and Inclusive Growth - Session 3: Sharing the fruits of growth

Moderator: Heather Boushey, Executive Director, Washington Center for Equitable Growth

  • Nancy Birdsall, President of Center for Global Development
  • Jose Antonio Ocampo, Professor of Professional Practice, Columbia University
  • Alonso Segura, Minister of Economy and Finance, Peru
  • Laura Tyson, Director of the Institute for Business and Social Impact, University of California, Berkeley
  • Justin Wolfers, Brookings Institution

 

3:30 PM -
4:30 PM

IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)

Global Monitoring Report 2014: MDGs, the twin goals and inclusive growth

Moderator: Kaushik Basu, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group
  • Sean Nolan, Deputy Director, Strategy, Policy, and Review Department, IMF
  • Denny Kalyalya, Executive Director for Bostwana, Burundi, Eritrea, World Bank Group
  • Claudia Costin, Director, Education Global Practice, World Bank Group
  • Shereen Allam, Founder, Association of Women's Total Advancement and Development, Egypt World Bank Group

 

4:15 PM -
5:30 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Flagship: Challenges of Job-Rich and Inclusive Growth - Concluding Session: Growth and Reform Challenges

Moderator: Sebastian Mallaby, Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

  • Muhammad Chatib Basri, Minister of Finance, Indonesia
  • Joe Hockey, Treasurer, Australia
  • Nhlanhla Nene, Finance Minister of South Africa
  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance, Nigeria
  • Sandra Polaski, Deputy Director General, International Labour Organization
  • Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, IMF

 

5:00 PM -
6:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC 13-121

Civil Society Townhall 2014

Moderator: Buddy Buruku, African Centre for Economic Transformation, Ghana

  • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group

 
Thursday,
October

09

7:30 AM -
9:00 AM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC C2-131

Impact of the Ebola Crisis: A Perspective from the Countries

  • Alpha Condé, President of Guinea
  • Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia
  • Ernest Bai Koroma, President of Sierra Leone
  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
  • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
  • Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations
  • Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank

 
 

9:00 AM -
10:30 AM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Building Future Capacity: Drawing on Fifty Years of Experience

Moderator: Carlo Cottarelli, Commissioner for Public Spending Reform, Republic of Italy

  • Akira Ariyoshi, Professor, Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University
  • Maria Kiwanuka, Minister of Finance, Uganda
  • Mark Lowcock, Permanent Secretary for the UK Department for International Development (DfID)
  • Murilo Portugal, President of the Brazilian Federation of Banks (FEBRABAN) and former IMF Deputy Managing Director
  • Atiur Rahman, Governor of Bangladesh Bank

 

9:00 AM -
11:00 AM

World Bank Group J Building, J B1-080

Africa: Sharing Economic Growth Broadly: New Challenges for the Continent

  • Danny Leipziger, Former Vice President, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management
  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • Claver Gatete, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Rwanda
  • Benno Ndulu, Governor, Central Bank of Tanzania
  • Ravi Kanbur, T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, Cornell University

 

9:00 AM -
6:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Jim Wolfensohn Atrium

Solutions Café

Join the conversation with senior World Bank Group experts

Taking on... Universal Financial Access: (12:45 PM - 1:15 PM )
  • Marcos Brujis, Director, IFC Financial Institutions Group
  • Tilman Ehrbeck, CEO Ex-Officio, CGAP

Gloria Grandolini, Senior Director, Finance and Markets, Peer Stein, Director, Finance & Markets

Taking on...Malnutrition: (1:45 - 2:15)
  • Marcos Brujis, Director, IFC Financial Institutions Group
  • Claudia Costin, Senior Director, Education
  • Tim Evans, Senior Director, Health, Nutrition & Population
  • Jergen Voegele, Senior Director, Agriculture

Taking on...Access to Energy for All: (3:00 - 3:45)
  • Anita George, Senior Director, Energy & Extractives
  • Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, urban, Rural & Resilience
  • Bernard Sheahan, Director, IFC Global Infrastructure and Resources

 

9:30 AM -
11:30 AM

World Bank Group J Building, J 1-050

Mobilizing Islamic Finance for Shared Prosperity and Poverty Reduction

Moderator: Abayomi A. Alawode, Head of Islamic Finance, Finance and Markets Global Practice, World Bank
  • Opening Remarks: Gloria Grandolini, Senior Director, Finance and Markets Global Practice, World Bank
  • Aamir Rehman, Managing Director, Fajr Capital, Dubai
  • Khaleel Ahmed, Chief Investment Officer, IFC
  • Michael Bennett, Head of Structured Finance, World Bank Treasury
  • Khalid Howladar, Global Head of Islamic Finance, Moody’s
  • Jamel Zarrouk, Chief Economist, Islamic Development Bank

 

9:30 AM -
4:30 PM

Ritz-Carlton

IFC Africa Investor Forum

  • Jin-Yong Cai, Executive Vice President and CEO, IFC
  • Anabel Gonzalez, Senior Director, Trade and Competitiveness Practice, World Bank Group
  • Hubert Danso, CEO and Vice Chairmna, Africa Investor
  • Jean Philippe Prosper, VP, Global Client Services, IFC
  • Bob Diamond, Founder Director, AtlasMara
  • Hon. Claver Gatete, Minister of Finance and Planning, Republic of Rwanda
  • Colin Coleman, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs, Africa
  • Sarah Alexander, Managing Director, The Abraaj Group
  • Uche Orji, Managing Director and CEO, Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority
  • Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor, Central Bank of Uganda
  • Lucas Abaga Nchama, Governor, Central Bank of Central African States
  • Albert Essien, CEO, Ecobank
  • Alex Okosi, Senior VP & MD, Viacom International Media Networks Africa
  • Hendrik du Toit, CEO, Investec Asset Management
  • Wale Tinubu, Group CEO, Oando, Nigeria

 

10:00 AM -
10:45 AM

IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)

IMF Managing Director Press Conference

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, IMF

 

11:00 AM -
12:30 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Flagship: A Reform Agenda for Europe's Leaders

Moderator: Geoff Cutmore, CNBC International

  • Ian Bremmer, XEurasia Group
  • David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
  • Pier Carlo Padoan, Minister of Economy and Finance, Italy
  • Wolfgang Schäuble, Minister of Finance, Germany
  • Larry Summers, Harvard University

Broadcast event: No video or flash photography permitted for this session

 

12:30 PM -
2:00 PM

World Bank Group J Building, J B1-080

A Measured Approach to Ending Poverty & Boosting Shared Prosperity: A Policy Research Report

Moderator: Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Director of Research, Development Economics Vice Presidency, World Bank Group

  • Kaushik Basu, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group
  • Peter Lanjouw, Research Manager and Lead Author, World Bank Group
  • Dean Jolliffe, co author, and Senior Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank
  • Stephen O’Connell, Chief Economist, USAID
  • Nora Lustig, Professor of Latin American Economics at Tulane University
  • James E. Foster, Prof. of Economics, George Washington Univ. and Director, Institute for International Economic Policy

 

1:00 PM -
2:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC 13-301

Addressing Inequality in South Asia

Moderator: Victor Mallet, Financial Times Bureau Chief for South Asia

Opening Remarks: Philippe H. Le Houerou, Vice President, South Asia, World Bank
  • Francisco H. G. Ferreira, Chief Economist for Africa, World Bank
  • Martin G. Rama, Chief Economist for South Asia, World Bank
  • Ana Revenga, Senior Global Practice Director, Poverty Global Practice, World Bank

 

1:30 PM -
2:30 PM

George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium

Flagship: CNN Debate on the Global Economy

Moderator: Richard Quest, CNN

  • Agustin Carstens, Governor, Bank of Mexico
  • Jeroen Dijsselbloem, President, Eurogroup
  • Stanley Fischer, Vice Chair, US Federal Reserve
  • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
  • Zeti Akhtar Aziz, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia

Broadcast event: No video or flash photography permitted for this session

 

2:00 PM -
3:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Flagship: Transforming Economies to Benefit the Poor: The Complementary Roles of the Public and Private Sectors for Inclusive Growth

Moderator: Jane Nelson, Director of Harvard Kennedy School's Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative

  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
  • Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development, United Kingdom
  • Sufian Ahmed, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Ethiopia
  • Ali Ansari, CEO, Engro Corporation
  • Peter Sands, Group CEO, Standard Chartered

 

2:30 PM -
4:00 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Latin America: The Road Ahead - Session 1: Latin America: The Road Ahead

Moderator: John Paul Rathbone, Financial Times

  • Laura Alfaro, Professor, Harvard Business School
  • Jose Luis Daza, Founder and CIO, Capital Management L.P.
  • Ilan Goldfajn, Chief Economist, Itau Unibanco Comercial
  • Moises Naim, Senior Associate, The Carnegie Endowment
  • Alejandro Werner, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF

 

3:30 PM -
5:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC2-800

Jobs, Growth and Shared Prosperity

Moderator: Mary Hallward-Driemeier, Senior Principal Economist, Jobs Cross-Cutting Group
  • Atiur Rahman, Governor, Central Bank, Bangladesh
  • Benno Ndulu, Governor, Central Bank of Tanzania
  • Turulay Kenc, Vice Governor Central Bank of Turkey
  • Paul Lister, Company Secretary, Associated British Foods
  • Kaushik Basu, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group

 

3:30 PM -
5:00 PM

World Bank Group J Building, J B1-080

Enabling Infrastructure for Economic Transformation and Shared Prosperity

Moderator: David Kennedy, Director General Economic Development, Department for International Development, United Kingdom

  • Diana Noble, Chief Executive Officer, CDC Group
  • Nasser Malik, Managing Director, Head of Global Structured Debt, Citigroup
  • Magda Apenteng, Director and Chief Economics Officer, Public Investment Division, Ministry of Finance, Ghana
  • Tumisang Moleke, Head, Public Private Partnership Unit, National Treasury, South Africa

 

4:00 PM -
5:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Flagship: Cities and Citizens: Game Changers for Inclusive Development

Moderator: Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah, Secretary General, CIVICUS,World Alliance for Citizen Participation

  • Achref Aouadi, Founder and President, I-Watch
  • Robin King, Director of Urban Development and Accessibility, World Resources Institute
  • Tri Rismaharini, Mayor of Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Xavier de Souza Briggs, Vice President for Economic Opportunity and Assets, Ford Foundation

 

4:15 PM -
5:45 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Latin America: The Road Ahead - Session 2: Inclusive Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean

Moderator: Krista Hughes, Thomson Reuters'

  • Nancy Birdsall, President and Co-Founder, Center for Global Development
  • Maria Castro, Former Minister of Finance of Guatemala
  • Santiago Levy Algazi, Vice President for Sectors and Knowledge, IADB
  • Miguel Székely Pardo, Director, Center for Education and Social Studies

 

5:15 PM -
6:00 PM

IMF HQ2-3-748

Press Conference: G-24

Moderator: Randa Elnagar, Communications officer, IMF
  • Chair: Naglaa el-Ehwany, Minister of International Cooperation, Egypt
  • First Vice Chair: Alain Bifani, Director General of the Ministry of Finance, Lebanon Second Vice Chair: Marucio Cárdenas, Minister of Finance, Colombia
  • G-24 Secretariat: Marilou Uy, Director

 

5:30 PM -
7:00 PM

World Bank Group J Building, J 1-050

Book Launch: Universal Health Coverage for Inclusive & Sustainable Development

  • Sri Mulyani Indrawati, World Bank Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
  • Taro Aso, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance, Japan

 
Friday,
October

10

7:00 AM -
8:00 AM

World Bank Group IFC Building, L-101

CNBC Africa Live Broadcast Roundtable: Africa’s Growth Outlook 2014 – 2015

Moderator: Bronwyn Nielsen, CNBC Anchor
  • Daniel Kablan Duncan, Prime Minister, Republic of Cote d'Ivoire
  • Claver Gatete, Minister of Finance, Rwanda
  • Jean Philippe Prosper, VP, Global Client Services, IFC
  • Uche Orji, Managing Director, Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority
  • Charles Okeahalam, CEO, AGH Capital
  • Mandla Gantsho, CEO, Africa Rising Capital

 

8:15 AM -
9:00 AM

IMF HQ2-3-748

Press Briefing: Asia and Pacific Department

  • Changyong Rhee, Director, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF
  • Markus Rodlauer, Deputy Director, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF
  • Jerry Schiff, Deputy Director, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF
  • Hoe Ee Khor, Deputy Director, Asia and Pacific Department, IMF
  • Keiko Utsunomiya, Senior Communications Officer, Communications Department, IMF

 
 

9:15 AM -
10:00 AM

IMF HQ2-3-748

Press Briefing: European Department

  • Poul Thomsen, Acting Director, European Department, IMF
  • Mahmood Pradhan, Deputy Director, European Department, IMF
  • Aasim Husain, Deputy Director, European Department, IMF
  • Phil Gerson, Deputy Director, European Department, IMF
  • �ngela Gaviria, Senior Communications Officer, Communications Department, IMF

 

10:15 AM -
11:00 AM

IMF HQ2-3-748

Press Briefing: African Department

Antoinette Sayeh, Director for African Department
Andrew Kanyegirire, Senior Communications Officer

 

11:00 AM -
12:30 PM

World Bank Group J Building, J B1-080

Inequality and Shared Prosperity in East Asia and the Pacific

Moderator: : Sudeep Reddy, Deputy Global Economics Editor, The Wall Street Journal

Arsi Balisacan, Secretary of Planning, Republic of the Philippines
Ravi Kanbur, Professor, Cornell University
Homi Kharas, Brookings Institution
Axel van Trotsenburg, Vice President, East Asia and Pacific Region, World Bank

 

11:00 AM -
1:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Preston Auditorium

Flagship: Financing Development Post-2015: Towards a Shared Vision

Moderator: Mahmoud Mohieldin, Corporate Secretary and President’s Special Envoy, World Bank Group
  • Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Samoa
  • Maria Kiwanuka, Minister of Finance Planning and Economic Development, Republic of Uganda
  • Guido Bichisao, Director of Institutional Strategy, European Investment Bank
  • Hans Brattskar, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
  • Matthew Gamser, CEO, SME Finance Forum, International Finance Corporation
  • Werner Hoyer, President, European Investment Bank
  • Donald Kaberuka, President, African Development Bank
  • Michael Keen, Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund
  • Csaba Korösi, Co-chair of UN Open Working Group and Permanent Representative of Hungary to the United Nations
  • Huguette Labelle, Chair of the Board of Directors, Transparency International
  • Amina Mohammed, UN Secretary General's Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning
  • Mansur Muhtar, Co-chair of UN Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Finance & World Bank Executive Director
  • Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, the Netherlands
  • Mark Suzman, President, Global Policy, Advocacy and Country Programs, Gates Foundation

 

11:15 AM -
12:00 PM

IMF HQ2-3-748

Press Briefing: Middle East and Central Asia Department Regional Update

Masood Ahmed, Director, Middle East and Central Asia Department, IMF
Wafa Amr, Senior Communications Officer, Communications Department, IMF

 

11:30 AM -
1:00 PM

George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium

Flagship: Financing Asia's New Growth Models

Moderator: Lin Xueling, Channel NewsAsia

Mohamed El-Erian, Chief Economic Advisor, Allianz SE
Muliaman D. Hadad, head of Indonesia Financial Services Authority
Takehiko Nakao, President, Asian Development Bank
Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, IMF

Broadcast event: No video or flash photography permitted for this session

 

12:00 PM -
1:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC C2-131

Wealth for Health: Financing Access for All

Moderator: Femi Oke, International Journalist
  • Kiyoshi Kodera, Vice President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • Uwe Reinhardt, James Madison Professor of Political Economy, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University
  • Dr. Ariel Pablos-Méndez, Assistant Administrator, Global Health program of USAID

 

12:15 PM -
1:00 PM

IMF HQ2-3-748

Press Briefing: Western Hemisphere Department

Alejandro Werner, Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
Nigel Chalk, Deputy Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF 
Adrienne Cheasty, Deputy Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF 
Robert Rennhack, Deputy Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
Krishna Srinivasan, Deputy Director, Western Hemisphere Department, IMF
Raphael Anspach, Communications officer, Communications Department, IMF

 

12:30 PM -
12:30 PM

Press Registration Desk

 

12:30 PM -
1:45 PM

World Bank Group IFC Building, IFC Auditorium

Flagship: Food for the Future: Achieving Food Security in the Face of Climate Change

Moderator: David Beckmann, President, Bread for the World
  • Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary, Germany
  • Akinwumi Adesina, Minister of Agriculture, Nigeria
  • Edgar Blanco, Research Director, Transportation and Logistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Susan Jackson, President, International Seafood Sustainability Foundation
  • Howard-Yana Shapiro, Chief Agricultural Officer, Mars Incorporated

 

12:30 PM -
2:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, Jim Wolfensohn Atrium

Rising to the Renewable Energy Challenge

Moderator: Ed Crooks, US Industry and Energy Editor at the Financial Times

Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
Ram Sharan Mahat, Finance Minister of Nepal
Leonardo Beltrán, Deputy Secretary for Planning and Energy Transition , Mexico
Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council
Michael Liebreich, Chairman of the Advisory Board and Founder, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Dr. Giulio Boccatelli, Global Managing Director for Water, The Nature Conservancy
Wandee Khunchornyakong, Founder, Chairman & CEO, SPCG Public Company Limited, Thailand

 

1:00 PM -
2:30 PM

World Bank Group J Building, J 1-050

How Integrated Reporting Facilitates Transparency and Financial Stability

Moderator: Paul Druckman, CEO, International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)

Opening Remarks: Bertrand Badré, Managing Director and World Bank Group Chief Financial Officer and Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England

  • Mark Vaessen, Global Head of International Financial Reporting Standards, KPMG International
  • Damien Walsh, Global Alliance for Banking Values, Managing Director, bankmecu
  • Russell Picot, Group Chief Accounting Officer and Group General Manager, HSBC and Co-chair, Enhanced Disclosure Task Force (EDTF)

 
 

2:00 PM -
3:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC 13-301

Jobs versus Privilege in the Middle East and North Africa

Moderator: Matthew Bishop, Globalisation Editor, The Economist

  • Hany Dimian, Minister of Finance, Egypt
  • May Habib, CEO of Qoroba, UAE; Minister of Finance, Malaysia
  • Walid Bel Hadj Amor, President, Tunisian Center for Monitoring and Business Intelligence
  • Marc Schiffbauer, Economist, World Bank Group
  • Shantayanan Devarajan, Chief Economist, Middle East and North Africa, World Bank Group
  • Inger Andersen, Vice President of Middle East and North African Region, World Bank Group

 

2:00 PM -
3:30 PM

World Bank Group J Building, J B1-080

Flagship: Making Everyone Count: Unique Identification to Fight Poverty

Moderator: Kathy Calvin, UN Foundation

  • Dr. Joseph J. Atick, Chairman, Identity Council International
  • Stela Mocan, Government CIO and Executive Director of the eGoverment Center, Moldova
  • Edward Apo Sarpong, Deputy Minister for Communication, Ghana
  • Edward Omane Boamah, Minister of Communications of Ghana
  • Christian Paradis, Minister of International Development, Canada

 

2:30 PM -
3:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC4-100

 

4:00 PM -
5:00 PM

World Bank Group J Building, J B1-080

Flagship: Transforming World Trade: Global Value Chains and Development

Moderator: Anabel Gonzalez, Senior Director, Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, World Bank Group

Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
Roberto Azevedo, Director-General, World Trade Organization
John G. Rice, Vice Chairman of GE and President & CEO of GE Global Growth and Operations

 

4:00 PM -
5:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC C2-131

Financing Development in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States: Challenges and Opportunities

Moderator: Femi Oke, Host of "The Stream," Al Jazeera English
  • Joachim von Amsberg, Vice President for Development Finance
  • Diana Layfield, CEO for Africa, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Betty Oyella Bigombe, Senior Director for Fragility, Conflict and Violence, World Bank Group
  • Karin Finkelston, Vice President, International Finance Corporation
  • Bella Bird, Country Director, Somalia, Sudan & South Sudan, World Bank Group
  • Mogens Jensen, Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation, Denmark
  • Charles Castel, Governor of Haiti’s Central Bank

 

4:00 PM -
5:30 PM

World Bank Group J Building, J 1-050

Improving Services through Client Feedback

Moderator: Han Fraeters, Manager, Operations Policy and Country Services, World Bank
  • Kyle Peters, World Bank Vice President, Operational Policy & Country Services
  • Linda Van Gelder, Director, Operation Policy & Country Services, World Bank
  • Antonio Paz Pineda, Director of Planning, Office of Secretary of Planning, Yucatan, Mexico
  • Le Thieu Son, Director, National Center for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation, Vietnam
  • Amparo Ballivian, World Bank Lead Economist, Development Data Group
  • Parameswaran Iyer, World Bank Program Leader, East Asia and Pacific

 

5:15 PM -
6:45 PM

George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium

Fiscal Policy and Income Inequality in Sub-Saharan Africa

Moderator: Lesley Wroughton, Reuters


Lucien Marie Noel Bembamba, Finance Minister, Burkina Faso
Martin Ravallion, Georgetown University
Henry Kiplagat Rotich, Cabinet Secretary, Kenya
Antoinette M. Sayeh, Director, Africa Department, IMF

 

5:30 PM -
7:00 PM

World Bank Group IFC Building, IFC Auditorium

Resilience Dialogue

Moderator: Kathleen Koch, Author and Former CNN Correspondent

Keynote address: Tatsuo Yamasaki, Vice Minister for Finance for International Affairs, Japan
  • Rachel Kyte, Vice President and Special Envoy for Climate Change, World Bank Group
  • Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response
  • Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID (TBC)
  • Akihiko Tanaka, President, Japan International Cooperation Agency
  • Henry Rotich, Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury, Kenya (TBC)
Special concluding remarks: Kristalina Georgieva, European Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response

 
Saturday,
October

11

9:30 AM -
9:30 AM

Press Registration Desk

 

10:00 AM -
12:00 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC2-800

Migration and Remittances: Recent Developments and Outlook

Chair: Ayhan Kose, World Bank Director Development Prospects Group

Moderator: Ayhan Kose, World Bank Director Development Prospects Group
  • Dilip Ratha, World Bank, Lead Economist, Head of the Global Knowledge Partnership on Migration and Development (KNOMAD)

 

11:00 AM -
12:30 AM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC 13-301

State of the Africa Region

Chair: Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, World Bank Group
  • Speaker: Francisco H. Ferreira, Chief Economist, World Bank Africa Region
  • H.E. Newai Gebre-ab, Minister, Advisor to the Prime Minister, Government of Ethiopia
  • H.E. Amadou Cissé, Senior Minister, Planning, Land, and Community Development, Republic of Niger
  • Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development, European Commission

 

11:00 AM -
11:45 AM

IMF HQ2-3-748

Press Briefing: African Finance Ministers

  • Bedoumra Kordje, Minister of Finance and Budget, Chad
  • Geraldo Joao Martins, Minister of Economy and Finance, Guinea-Bissau
  • Henry Rotich, Treasury Secretary, Kenya
  • Kaifala Marah, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Sierra Leone
  • Ismaila Dieng, Communication Department, IMF

 

1:00 PM -
2:30 PM

World Bank Group IFC Building, L-101

Illicit Financial Flows on the Post -2015 Development Agenda

  • Leonard McCarthy, Integrity Vice President, World Bank Group
  • Dr. Atiur Rahman, Governor, Bangladesh Bank
  • Mogens Jensen, Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation, Denmark
  • Nena Stoiljkovic, Global Practices Vice President, World Bank Group
  • Hans Brattskar, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
  • Raymond Baker, President, Global Financial Integrity

 

2:00 PM -
2:30 PM

IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)

IMFC Press Conference

Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Chairman, IMFC
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
Gerry Rice, Director, Communications Department, IMF

 

3:45 PM -
4:45 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Resolving the Private Sector Debt Overhang in Europe

Moderator: Gillian Tett, Financial Times
  • Sean Hagan, General Counsel and Director of the IMF Legal Department
  • Patrick Honohan, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland
  • Juan Rodríguez Inciarte, Executive Board Member of Grupo Santander
  • Guntram B. Wolff, Director of Bruegel

 

4:30 PM -
6:30 PM

World Bank Group MC Building, MC2-800

Competition Policy Advocacy: Changing Mindsets to Transform Markets

Moderator: Anabel González, Senior Director of the Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, the World Bank Group

Allan Fels, Professor at Melbourne University and former Chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Francis Kariuki, Executive Director, Kenyan Competition Authority, former Chairman of the African Competition Forum
Carlos Mariño, former CEO of Avantel Colombia
Maureen K. Ohlhausen, Commissioner, US Federal Trade Commission
Rijit Sengupta, Associate Director, CUTS International
Alain de Serres, Head of Structural Policies Surveillance Division, Economics Department, OECD
Augusto de la Torre, World Bank Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean

 

5:00 PM -
6:30 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Per Jacobsson Lecture

Opening Remarks: Guillermo Ortiz, Chairman of the Per Jacobsson Foundation

Stanley Fischer
, Vice Chair, US Federal Reserve

 
 
Sunday,
October

12

9:05 AM -
9:20 AM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

 

9:20 AM -
10:50 AM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

Flagship: The Future of Finance - Session 1: Ethics and Finance

Moderator: Sean Hagan, General Counsel and Director of the IMF Legal Department


  • Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England
  • Philipp Hildebrand, Vice-Chair, BlackRock, Inc.
  • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
  • Kok-Song Ng, GIC Chair of Global Investments
  • The Most Reverend Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury

 

11:05 AM -
12:35 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

The Future of Finance - Session 2: The Changing Role of Banks

Moderator: José Viñals, Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF

Laurence D. Fink, Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, BlackRock, Inc.
Douglas Flint, Group Chairman, HSBC Holdings plc
Stefan Ingves, Governor, Sveriges Riksbank
Simon Johnson, Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT

 

1:30 PM -
3:00 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

The Future of Finance - Session 3: Expanding Role of Nonbanks

Moderator: Vítor Constâncio, Vice President, European Central Bank

  • Chitra Ramkrishna,Managing Director and CEO, National Stock Exchange (India)
  • Nouriel Roubini, Roubini Global Economics
  • Lord Adair Turner, Institute of New Economic Thinking & ex-Chair, U.K. Financial Services Authority
  • Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, Deputy Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia

 

3:20 PM -
4:50 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium

The Future of Finance - Session 4: Technology and Financial Inclusion

Moderator: Stanley Fischer, Vice Chairman, U.S. Federal Reserve Board of Governors

Mauricio Cárdenas, Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Colombia
Bill Gajda, Global Head of Strategic Partnerships, Visa Incorporated
Dean Karlan, Professor of Economics, Yale University
Jennifer Nason, Global Chairman of Technology, Media and Telecom, Investment Banking, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Peter Sands, Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Bank PLC


 

4:50 PM -
5:00 PM

George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium