OMFIF at the IMF
OMFIF is pleased to host a programme of meetings alongside the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund-World Bank Group in Washington in October. Topics range from reserve management for emerging market central bankers and post-financial crisis supervisory activity to the evolving relationship between the US and Europe after Brexit.
Opportunities and challenges in reserve management
Thursday 12 October, 07:00-08:30 EST (Registration opens at 06:45)
Arunma Oteh, vice president and treasurer of the World Bank, gives a keynote address at the second annual seminar organised by OMFIF and the World Bank Treasury's Reserves Advisory and Management Program. The meeting examines how official reserve and asset managers cope with external factors, such as divergent monetary policy.
Assessing the resilience of emerging market economies
Thursday 12 October, 08:45-10:15 EST (Registration opens at 08:30)
OMFIF and Barings convene a panel of central bankers to explore the resilience of emerging markets to global challenges, as well as the significant opportunities available to them. Speakers include Murat Çetinkaya, governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey, and Javier Guzmán Calafell, deputy governor of the Banco de Mexico.
Co-operation and maintenance of open financial markets
Thursday 12 October, 09:00-10:30 EST (Registration opens at 08:45)
OMFIF, HSBC and the Tonronto Centre organie a roundtable discussion on the importance of post-financial crisis co-operation and mutual trust for maintaining open financial markets. The meeting considers the future of international regulatory and supervisory reform and implementation, among other topics.
US-Europe relations in the age of 'America first'
Friday 13 October, 10:00-12:00 EST (Registration opens at 09:45)
Senior diplomatic and political figures discuss the evolving US relationship with Europe, organised with American Enterprise Institute. Themes will include trade, immigration, and diplomacy, as well as political and economic issues. The US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord will also be discussed.
Germany, France, Britain and the new Europe
Saturday 14 October, 07:45-09:30 EST (Registration opens at 07:30)
The annual DZ BANK-OMFIF breakfast panel brings together senior monetary and fiscal policy figures to discuss the relationship between France, Germany and the UK as Europe’s post-UK role develops. Topics include the future of the euro and euro clearing, the Macron era and the UK’s Brexit negotiations.