World Banking and Finance Summit: 26-27 June 2012

World Banking and Finance Summit: 26-27 June 2012

The changing shape of international banking

The World Banking and Finance Summit 2012 will examine the changing shape of global banking and finance in the light of macroeconomic imbalances and the new role of debtor and creditor nations. The agenda will look at the main emerging economies and the subsequent shift in economic power from established centres to new contenders.

Conference Chairmen:

Prof. Lord Desai, Emeritus Professor, London School of Economics, Chairman of the OMFIF Advisory Board Lord Lamont, Former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Member of the OMFIF Advisory Board

Speakers for 2012 include: Vítor Constâncio, Vice-President, European Central Bank Gerry Grimstone, Chairman, Standard Life Prof. Michael Heise, Chief Economist, Allianz Dr. Jeffrey Jaensubhakij, President (Europe), Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Prof. Harold James, Professor of History and International Affairs, Princeton University Eduardo Loyo, Chief Economist, BTG Pactual Peter Norman, Minister for Financial Markets, Sweden Saker Nusseibeh, Chief Executive Officer, Hermes Fund Managers H.E. Dr. Sinan Al Shabibi, Governor, Central Bank of Iraq Lord Tugendhat, Select Committee on Economic Affairs, House of Lords, former Vice-President, European Commission Dr. Vladimir Vysokov, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bank Center-Invest DAY 1 Session 1:     World economic scene in 2012: challenges ahead Session 2:     The role of the creditor and debtor nations in the world economy Session 3:     Where is the growth coming from: financing world infrastructure Session 4:     Towards a multipolar reserve currency system

DAY 2 Session 1:     Achieving a balance between risk and reward in financial services Session 2:     The outlook for the next 10 years