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Shaping the future of central banks

Tue 9 Oct 2018

Bangkok

A collaboration between the Bank of Thailand and OMFIF, this meeting focuses on the reversal of unconventional monetary policies, structural transformation and the digital future.

A decade since the 2008 financial crisis, monetary policy in major advanced countries has shifted towards normalisation. After a period of ultra-low interest rates, which has fuelled a search for yield on a global scale, normalisation will be turbulent. Emerging markets have borne the brunt of the adjustment so far, but small and open economies are especially vulnerable.

Financial innovations such as distributed ledger technologies, algorithmic trading and internet-based peer-to-peer platforms are reshaping the financial landscape. While the opportunities are wide-ranging, the challenges for central banks are also substantial. Meeting these requires internal organisational change in terms of both functional divisions and staffing priorities.

Speakers include:

 BofT speakers 1

BofT speakers 2

When and where

 
  Venue:   

 
  Time:
 

    Bank of Thailand
    273 Samsen Road, Watsamphraya
    Phra Nakhon District, Bangkok 10200

10:00 – 10:30 - Registration and refreshments
10:30 – 10:45 - Welcome and opening remarks
10:45 – 12:15 - Session I: Navigating normalisation
12:15 – 13:30 - Lunch and address
13:30 – 15:00 - Session II: Macroeconomic policy                            and structural change
15:00 – 15:30 - Refreshments
15:30 – 17:00 - Session III: The digital future:                                  challenges and opportunities for                              central banks
17:00 – 17:15 - Closing remarks

Who is attending?

This meeting is scheduled to attract 200 participants, drawn from public sector institutions – including central banks, sovereign funds, regulatory agencies and international financial institutions – and private sector groups with no media representatives present. The aim of the meeting is to achieve interactive dialogue, with as many participants as possible contributing.

how to register

For more information, email asia@omfif.org

Registration closes on 28 September 

This meeting has a limited capacity