2013 Annual Meetings, Washington D.C.
World Bank Group
International Monetary Fund
2013—Washington D.C.

Schedule of Events


Last Updated: October 12, 2013

Events open to all Annual Meetings attendees.


*Journalists please note that for events taking place in World Bank buildings, media must be escorted by staff. Please come to the World Bank press desk in IMF HQ2 15 minutes prior to the start

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Monday, October 7, 2013
Time Events Venue
8:00 a.m.
Press Room Opens
IMF Headquarters (HQ2)
8:00 a.m.
Press Credentials Pick-Up Opens
1850 I Street, NW, Washington, DC
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Time Events Venue
9:00 a.m.
IMF Press Briefing: World Economic Outlook (WEO) with Olivier Blanchard, IMF Economic Counsellor and Director of Research Department

Podcast |Blog |Video |Story |Webcast |Transcript |Report
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Strengthening Fiscal Transparency and Government Accounting (WBG)

Welcoming Remarks by Mr. Bertrand Badré, Managing Director, Finance &; WBG Chief Financial Officer

Keynote Speech by Mr. Gerd Schwartz, Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, IMF, IMF

10:30 a.m. -11:30 a.m. Strengthening Fiscal Transparency Standards and Practices

Chair
: Richard Hughes, Division Chief, IMF Fiscal Affairs Department

Panelists:
  • Dr. Jo Marie Griesgraber, Executive Director, New Rules for Global Finance Coalition
  • Moritz Kraemer, Managing Director &; Chief Rating Officer for Sovereigns, Standard &; Poor’s
  • Phil Sinnett, Chair, PEFA Secretariat
  • Vivek Ramkumar, Director, International Budget Partnership

11:45 a.m. -12:45 p.m.: Improving Government Accounting

Chair: Mr. Charles McDonough, Vice President &; Controller, World Bank

Panelists:
  • Devantri Kaur, Director, Accrual Accounting, Accountant General’s Office, Government of Malaysia
  • Fayez Choudhury, CEO, IFAC
  • Gerhard Steger, Budget Director, Government of Austria
  • Ron Salole, Deputy Chair, IPSAS Board

12:45-13:00: Concluding Remarks
World Bank J Building, J B1-080
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Program of Seminars: The Economic Case for Climate Action

Opening Discussion:

  • Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
  • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
Moderator:
Zanny Minton Beddoes, Economics Editor, The Economist


Organized by the World Bank Group and the IMF: More on WBG's web site.

Webcast
World Bank MC Building, Preston Auditorium
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Program of Seminars: Emerging Markets: Restoring Momentum

Panelists:

  • Naoyuki Shinohara, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
  • Tim Adams, President, Institute for International Finance
  • Luis Miguel Castilla, Finance Minister, Peru
  • Nouriel Roubini, Co-founder and Chairman, Roubini Global Economics

Moderator:
Zanny Minton Beddoes, Economics Editor, The Economist



Organized by the International Monetary Fund


Blog |Story |Webcast
George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Time Events Venue
8:30 a.m.
IMF Press Briefing: Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) with José Viñals, Financial Counsellor and Director of the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department

Report |Video |Blog |Transcript |Webcast |Story
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
IMF Conference: Tax Systems Under Pressure
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IMF HQ1-3-Meeting Halls A&B
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Program of Seminars: The End of Poverty. Really? - Jim Yong Kim in an interview with CNN's Richard Quest

Dr. Jim Yong Kim
, World Bank Group President
Richard Quest, International Business Correspondent, CNN

Organized by the World Bank Group
World Bank MC Building, Preston Auditorium
10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Program of Seminars: WSJ LIVE: Unconventional Monetary Policies and their Cross-Country Spillovers

Panelists:

  • David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
  • Joyce Chang, Global Head of Fixed Income Research, JP Morgan
  • Charles Evans, President, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Kazuo Momma, Assistant Governor, Bank of Japan
  • Manuel Ramos-Francia, Deputy Governor, Bank of Mexico

Moderator:
David Wessel, Wall Street Journal



Organized by the International Monetary Fund


Report |Webcast
George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Development in the Digital Age: ; Technology and Innovation in the Fight Against Extreme Poverty (WBG)

Speakers include:

  • Heidi Hautala, Minister of International Development of Finland
  • Marne Levine, Facebook Vice President for Global Public Policy
  • Marina Gorbis, Executive Director, Institute for the Future
  • Richard ";Bon"; Moya, Under Secretary and Chief Information Officer, Department of Budget and Management, Philippines
  • Sanjay Pradhan, Vice President for Change, Knowledge and Learning, World Bank

Moderator:
Chris Vein, Chief Innovation Officer for Global ICT Development, World Bank

World Bank J Building, J B1-080
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
World Bank Press Briefing: LAC Regional Semi-Annual Report on the Economy
World Bank J Building, J 1-050
11:30 a.m.
IMF Press Briefing: Fiscal Monitor Report with Michael Keen and Martine Guerguil, Deputy Director of the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department
Video |Webcast |Story |Transcript |Report
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Program of Seminars: From Poverty to Prosperity

Featuring:


  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President
  • Kaushik Basu, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank Group
  • Helen Clark, Administrator, UNDP
  • Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance of the Republic of South Africa
  • Santiago Levy, Vice-President for Sectors and Knowledge, Inter-American Development Bank

Moderator:
Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times


Organized by the World Bank Group



World Bank MC Building, Preston Auditorium
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
World Bank Press Briefing: South Asia Economic Focus
IMF HQ2-3-748
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Program of Seminars: Frontier Economies: The Next Generation of Emerging Markets

Panelists:


  • Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director,IMF
  • Maryam Khosrowshahi, Managing Director at Deutsche Bank
  • Carmen Reinhart, Professor of the International Financial System, Harvard University
  • Henry Rotich, Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Kenya
  • Nguyen Van Binh, Governor, State Bank of Vietnam

Moderator:

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


Organized by the International Monetary Fund


Webcast
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Inclusion Matters: The Foundation of Shared Prosperity (WBG)

Speakers:


  • Raymond Offenheiser, President, Oxfam America
  • Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, Executive Director of Tebtebba (Indigenous People's International Centre for Policy Research and Education), Philippines
  • Sukhadeo Thorat, Chairman of the Indian Council of Social Science Research, India

Moderator:
Rachel Kyte, Vice President for Sustainable Development, World Bank

World Bank J Building, J B1-080
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Innovations in Systems: The Art and Science of Change - a conversation with President Jim Kim and Dr. Atul Gawande (WBG)

Featuring:

  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President
  • Atul Gawande, Surgeon, Researcher, Best Selling Author

Moderator:
Susan Page, Chief, Washington Bureau, USA Today

World Bank MC Building, Jim Wolfensohn Atrium
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Program of Seminars: Taxing Times

Panelists:


  • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
  • Alan Auerbach, Robert D. Burch Professor of Economics and Law, University of California, Berkeley
  • Maria Kiwanuka, Minister of Finance, Uganda
  • Fernando Aportela Rodriguez, Minister of Finance, Mexico
  • Pravin Jamnadas Gordhan, Minister of Finance, South Africa

Moderator:
Tom Keene, Editor-at-Large, Bloomberg Television and Radio


Organized by the International Monetary Fund


Video |Webcast
George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Youth Dialogue: Innovation in Job Creation from and for the Youth (IMF)


Panelists:


  • Nemat Shafik, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
  • Allison DeMaio, Masters candidate, International Development Studies, George Washington University, U.S.
  • Mark Duffy, Masters candidate, Political Management, George Washington University, Ireland
  • Rafat Al-Akhali, Chairman, Organization Resonate! Yemen
  • Damián Vergara Domínguez, Masters candidate, Economics, Universidad de Chile

Moderator:
Augusto Townsend Klinge, El Comercio, Peru


Story |Webcast
George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Risk and Opportunity: Key Insights from the World Development Report 2014 on Managing Risk (WBG)


Panelists:

  • Kaushik Basu, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, World Bank
  • Ibrahim Elbadawi, Director, Economic Policy &; Research Center, Dubai Economic Council
  • Rohini Pande, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard University
  • Hyun Song Shin, Professor of Economics, Princeton University
  • Norman Loayza, Director, World Development Report 2014

Moderator: Gillian Tett, Assistant Editor, Financial Times

World Bank MC Building, Preston Auditorium
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Private Sector Solutions for Water Crisis in Agriculture (WBG)

Panelists:


  • Jin Yong Cai, IFC Executive Vice President and CEO
  • Makhtar Diop, World Bank President for Africa
  • Humberto Cruz, Director, National Water Authority of Peru.
  • Linda Fisher, Dupont Vice President for Safety, Health and Environment &; Chief Sustainability Officer
  • Ran Tal, Vice President, Netafim
  • Rich Berkland, Vice President International Sales, Valmont

Moderator:
Usha Rao-Monari, Director, IFC Sustainable Business Advisory Department

World Bank Group IFC Building, L-101
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
CSO Town Hall
Webcast
World Bank MC Building, MC 13-121
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Time Events Venue
8:45 a.m.
World Bank Press Briefing: World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim

Webcast
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)
9:30 a.m.
IMF Press Briefing: IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde

Webcast |Story |Transcript
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Eurozone Crisis Seminar (WBG)
World Bank J Building, J 1-050
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Program of Seminars: The Rise of the Middle Class and the Service Delivery Gap in Latin America and the Caribbean

Welcoming Remarks:
Hasan Tuluy, Vice President, Latin America and the Caribbean Region, WBG
Ángel Ron, President, Banco Popular Español; and
Javier Moreno, Editor in Chief, El País.


Special Addresses:
Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group


Opening Remarks:
Mr. Enrique V. Iglesias, Secretary-General, Ibero-American Cooperation Secretariat.


Speakers:

  • Nancy Birdsall, President, Center for Global Development
  • Mauricio Cardenas, Minister of Finance, Colombia
  • Marta Lagos, Executive Director, Latinobarometro
  • Fernando Lorenzo, Minister of Finance, Uruguay

Moderator: Moises Naim, Chief International Columnist, El Pais


Closing Remarks:
Luciano Coutinho, President, BNDES, Brazil



Organized by the World Bank Group
World Bank MC Building, Preston Auditorium
11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Press Briefing: Commonwealth Finance Ministers

Webcast
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
World Bank Press Briefing: ; State of the MENA Region
IMF HQ2-3-748
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
The Challenge of Exiting from Fragility (IMF)

Webcast |Description
George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Post 2015 Global Development Framework -- Going From Goals (the What) to Solutions (the How) (WBG)

Panelists:


  • Pascal Canfin, Minister for Development, France
  • Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance, South Africa
  • Kaushik Basu, World Bank Group Chief Economist
  • Homi Kharas, Lead Author, ‘A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economies through Sustainable Development

Moderator: Mahmoud Mohieldin, Special Envoy of The World Bank Group President

World Bank J Building, J B1-080
12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Latin America: Preparing for Leaner Times (IMF)

Webcast
George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Program of Seminars: CNN Debate on the Global Economy

Panelists:


  • Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, IMF
  • Yi Gang, Deputy Governor, People’s Bank of China
  • Luis de Guindos, Minister of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain
  • Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers
  • Raghuram Rajan, Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Moderator:
Richard Quest, International Anchor, CNN

Organized by the International Monetary Fund


Webcast
George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Boosting Shared Prosperity by Getting to Youth Employment Solutions (WBG)

Featuring:


  • H.E. Lamine Doghri, Minister of Development and International Cooperation, Tunisia
  • Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Managing Director &; Chief Operating Officer, World Bank Group
  • Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, Director General, Sida
  • May Habib, Chief Executive Officer, Qordoba UAE
  • Matthew W. Schuyler, Executive Vice President &; Chief Human Resources Officer, Hilton Worldwide
  • Nigel Chapman, Chief Executive Officer, Plan International
  • Jill Huntley, Global Managing Director for Corporate Citizenship, Accenture
World Bank J Building, J B1-080
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Program of Seminars: Policies for Growth and Jobs in Europe

Panelists:

  • Nemat Shafik, Deputy Managing Director, IMF
  • ��igo Fern�ndez de Mesa, Treasury Secretary, Minister of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain
  • Jean Lemierre, Advisor to the Chairman, BNP Paribas
  • Kenneth Rogoff, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Harvard University
Moderator:
Gillian Tett, Assistant Editor, Financial Times


Organized by the International Monetary Fund


Blog |Blog |Webcast
George Washington University, Jack Morton Auditorium
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Leveraging New Sources of Finance for the Public Good (WBG)
World Bank Group IFC Building, IFC Auditorium
6:30 p.m.
Press Briefing: G-24 Meeting

Communiqué |Transcript |Webcast
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)
Friday, October 11, 2013
Time Events Venue
8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
IMF Press Briefing: European Department Press Conference

Webcast |Presentation |Transcript
IMF HQ2-3-748
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Annual Meetings Plenary

This event is by-invitation-only.

Kim Speech |Lagarde Speech |Kim Speech |Lagarde Speech |Webcast
DAR Constitution Hall, 1776 D St NW
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
IMF Press Briefing: Asia and Pacific Economic Outlook ;

Report |Transcript |Webcast
IMF HQ2-3-748
10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
IMF Press Briefing: Middle East and Central Asia Regional Economic Outlook

Transcript |Webcast
IMF HQ2-3-748
10:35 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
G-20 Family Photograph
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
World Bank Press Briefing: ; ECA Economic Update
IMF HQ2-3-748
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Program of Seminars: Blessing or Curse: Making Earth's Riches Work for Poor and Fragile Countries

Featuring:


  • Matata Ponyo Mapon, Prime Minister, the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Daniel Kaufmann, President, Revenue Watch Institute
  • Michiel Kool, Executive Vice President for Social Performance, Shell
  • Clare Short, Chair, the Extractives Industry Transparency Initiative
  • Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão, Prime Minister, Timor-Leste
  • Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Managing Director &; Chief Operating Officer, World Bank Group
  • Janine Di Giovanni, Newsweek’s Middle East Editor, Author
  • Heikki Holmaas, ; Minister of International Development, Norway

Organized by the World Bank Group

World Bank J Building, J B1-080
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Transition to Open Government in the Arab World (WBG)

Opening remarks: ;
Inger Andersen, Vice President, MENA Region, the World Bank

Participants:
  • Najib Boulif, Morocco Minister of Governance and General Affairs ;
  • Amira Yahyaoui, ; Peace Activist and Founder, Al-Bawsala, Tunisia

Moderator:
Guenter Heidenhof, Sector Manager, MENA Public Sector, the World Bank
World Bank MC Building, MC 13-121
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Tackling Gender-Based Violence After 2015 (WBG)

Panelists:


  • Indira Jaising, Additional Solicitor General; Director of Lawyers Collective Women’s Rights Initiative, India
  • Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, Oxfam International
  • Jeni Klugman, Sector Director, Gender and Development, World Bank
  • Andris Pielbalgs, European Commissioner for Development at the European Commission

Moderator:
Rhitu Chatterjee, Contributing Correspondent, PRI's The World

World Bank MC Building, MC 13-301
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Towards Better Economic Policy Making: Strengthening Africa’s Data (IMF)

Panelists:

  • Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund
  • Claver Gatete, Minister, Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Rwanda ;
  • Pierre Ndiaye, Director or Forecasting Research, Ministry of Ecnomy and Finance, Senegal
  • Mthuli Ncube, Chief Economist and Vice President, African Development Bank
  • Morten Jerven, Assistant Professor, Simon Frasier University, Canada, and Author, Poor Numbers
;Moderator: Simon Rogers, Author, Facts are Sacred

Webcast |Description
George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
IMF Press Briefing: Latin America and the Caribbean Outlook

Story |Webcast |Blog |Report
IMF HQ2-3-748
1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
International Day of the Girl (WBG)
World Bank MC Building
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Press Briefing: G-20 Meeting

Webcast |Communiqué
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Program of Seminars: Igniting Innovation in Financial Access: Public and Private Approaches for Greater Access by 2020

Featuring:


  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim, World Bank Group President
  • Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, Honorary Patron of the G20 GPFI
  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Nigeria
  • James Mwangi, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Equity Bank, Kenya
  • Peter Sands, Group Chief Executive, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Frank Sesno, Director, Professor of Media and Public Affairs, George Washington University
  • Prof. Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman, The World Economic Forum



Organized by the World Bank Group

World Bank MC Building, Preston Auditorium
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
East Asia and Pacific in Focus (WBG)

Panelists:


  • H.E. Muhammad Chatib Basri, Minister of Finance, Indonesia
  • Willem Buiter, Citigroup
  • Eswar Prasad, Cornell University and Brookings Institution
  • Axel van Trotsenburg, World Bank Regional Vice President, EAP
  • Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Wrold Bank Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director

Moderator:

Martin Wolf, Financial Times

World Bank MC Building, MC 13-121
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Program of Seminars: What Will It Take to Achieve Both Healthy Children and Healthy Economies?

Special Remarks:
Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group


Speakers:


  • Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID
  • Justine Greening, Secretary of State for International Development, UK Department for International Development
  • Hans Rosling, Director, Gapminder Foundation
  • Armida Alisjahbana, Minister of Economic Planning and Development, Indonesia
  • Sakhr Al-Wajeeh, Minister of Finance, Yemen
  • Ato Sufian Ahmed, Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Ethiopia
  • Shanker Prasad Koirala, Minister of Finance, Nepal
  • Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal, Minister of Finance, Afghanistan
  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance, Nigeria

Moderator:
Femi Oke, Host, Al Jazeera Journalist



Organized by the World Bank Group

World Bank J Building, J B1-080
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

The Energy Boom in North America: A Global game Changer? (IMF)

Panelists:

  • Alejandro Werner, Director of Western Hemisphere Department, International Monetary Fund
  • Alejandro Diaz de Leon Carrillo, Deputy Undersecretary, Public Credit, Ministry of Finance, Mexico
  • John Murray, Deputy Governor, Bank of Canada ;
  • Shannon O'Neil, Senior Fellow, Council for Foreign Relations
  • Daniel Yergin, Chairman, Vice Chairman, IHS

Moderator: Enrique Acevedo, Univision

Webcast |Description
George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Program of Seminars: Creating Shared Value Through Private Sector Development—Why it Matters

Speakers:


  • Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
  • Michael Porter, Professor, Harvard Business School
  • Jin-Yong Cai, CEO and EVP, IFC
  • Kaushik Basu, Chief Economist, World Bank Group
  • Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin, CEO of eleni llc and Founder, Ethiopia Commodity Exchange

Moderator:
Tony Fratto, CNBC Business Week Contributor, Former White House Deputy Press Secretary and US Treasury Assistant Secretary



Organized by the World Bank Group
World Bank Group IFC Building, IFC Auditorium
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Resilience Dialogue: Poverty Reduction in a Time of Extremes (WBG)
World Bank J Building, J B1-080
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Time Events Venue
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Joint IFI Action Plan Briefing - Financing Growth in Central and Southeastern Europe (WBG)

Participants:

  • Laura Tuck, World Bank Vice President for Europe and Central Asia
  • Werner Hoyer, EIB President
  • Sir Suma Chakrabarti, EBRD President

Comments:

  • Adrian Fullani, Governor of the Bank of Albania
  • Boris Vujcic, Governor of the Croatian National Bank
IMF HQ2-3-748
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Mobilizing Revenue from Extractives: Dealing with Tax Avoidance (WBG)

Panelists:

  • Clare Short, Chair of the Board, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)
  • Erik Solheim, Chair, OECD Development Assistance Committee (OECD-DAC)
  • Michael Keen, Deputy Director of the Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund
  • Jaime Saavedra, Acting Vice President, Poverty Reduction &; Economic Management (PREM), World Bank
  • Nick P. Manning, Head, Governance &; Public Sector Management Group, PREM Vice Presidency, World Bank

Moderator:
Robin Harding, US Economics Editor, Financial Times

World Bank J Building, J 1-050
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Empowering Women Through Evidence in Africa (WBG)
World Bank MC Building, MC 13-301
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
IMF Governors Photograph
IMF HQ1, Main Entrance
10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.
IMFC Working Photograph
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 1
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
IMF Press Briefing: African Finance Ministers

Transcript |Story |Webcast
IMF HQ2-3-748
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Sharing Knowledge to Deliver Effective Development Cooperation, organized by the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (WBG)
World Bank MC Building, MC2-800
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Gender at Work: Barriers and Promising Approaches to Women's Economic Participation (WBG)


Panelists:

  • Kalpana Kochhar, International Monetary Fund Deputy Director, Strategy, Policy and Review Department
  • Elizabeth Broderick, ; Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Australia
  • Jeni Klugman, Director, Gender and Development, World Bank

Moderator:
Rachel Kyte, ; Vice President for Sustainable Development, ; World Bank

World Bank J Building, J 1-050
1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Press Briefing: IMFC Chair Tharman Shanmugaratnam and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde

Communiqué |Transcript |Webcast
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Kick-Starting Job-Creating Growth in the Middle East and North Africa (IMF) ;

Panelist:

  • Ragui Assaad, Professor of Planning and Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
  • Moncef Cheikh-Rouhou, Deputy Chairman of the Finance Committee, National Constituent Assembly, Tunisia
  • Arif Masood Naqvi, Founder and Group Chief Executive, Abraaj Group ;
  • Sidi Ould Tah, Minister of Economic Affairs and Development, Mauritania
Moderator: Nemat Shafik, IMF Deputy Managing Director

Description |Story |Webcast
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Sovereign Debt Restructuring: Lessons from Recent Experience(IMF)

Panelists:

  • David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF
  • Jeromin Zettelmeyer, Deputy Chief Economist and Director of Research, EBRD
  • Lee Buchheit, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
  • Rafael Molina, Partner, Newstate Partners
  • Robert Gray, Chairman, Debt Financing and Advisory Group, HSBC

Moderator: Felix Salmon, Reuters



Webcast |Description
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Per Jacobsson Lecture

“Central Banking in the Crisis – Conceptual Convergence – Open questions on Unconventional Monetary Policy”

Lecturer: Jean Claude Trichet, Former President of the European Central Bank and Honorary Governor of the Banque de France

Webcast
George Washington University, Lisner Auditorium
TBD
Development Committee Press Briefing: Marek Belka, Development Committee Chair; Jim Yong Kim, World Bank President; Christine Lagarde, IMF Managing Director

Communiqué |Webcast
IMF HQ2, Conference Hall 2 (Press Briefing Room)
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Time Events Venue
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
There is no open events schedule for Sunday, October 13.
TBD