French G7 Presidency 2019 - Bretton Woods: 75 years later - Thinking about the next 75

French G7 Presidency 2019 - Bretton Woods: 75 years later - Thinking about the next 75

Under the French G7 Presidency, Banque de France and the French Ministry for the Economy and Finance are organizing a high-level conference on:

 

Bretton Woods: 75 years later – Thinking about the next 75

Tuesday 16 July 2019

 

Banque de France Conference Center

31 rue Croix-des-Petits-Champs

75001 Paris

 

 

The themes of the four sessions are:

 

- Reflecting on global economic turbulence and dealing with crises

- Reflecting on trade

- Promoting global public goods to foster inclusive and sustainable development

- An international monetary system for the 21st century

 

The working language of the conference will be English.

Program

 

  

8.30-9.00

Registration and welcome coffee

9.00-9.30

Welcome address :

François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor, Banque de France 

Jacques de Larosière, Former Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

9.30-11:00

Panel 1: Reflecting on global economic turbulence and dealing with crises

Moderator

Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, Bank for International Settlements

Speakers

Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California at Berkeley

Patrick Honohan, Former Governor, Central Bank of Ireland

Helene Rey, Lord Bagri Professor of Economics, London Business School

Hyun Song Shin, Economic Adviser and Head of Research, Bank for International Settlements

Arvind Subramanian, Visiting Lecturer, Harvard University; Peterson Institute for International Economics; Former Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India

11.00-11.20

Coffee Break

11.20-12.50

Panel 2: Reflecting on trade

Moderator

Martin Wolf, Associate Editor & Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times

Introductory remarks

Alan Wolff, Deputy Director-General, World Trade Organization

Speakers

Takatoshi Ito, Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

Keyu Jin, Associate Professor of Economics, London School of Economics

Anne Krueger, Professor of Economics, Johns Hopkins University

Cecilia Malmström,  European commissioner for trade

12.50-14.00

Lunch

14.00-14.30

Keynote speech

David MalpassPresident, World Bank

14.30-15.45

Panel 3: Promoting global public goods to foster inclusive and sustainable development

Moderator

François Bourguignon, Emeritus Professor, Paris School of Economics

Speakers

Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England

Paul Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University

Ricardo Fuentes-Nieva, Executive Director, Oxfam Mexico

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Former Finance Minister of Nigeria, Former Managing Director of the World Bank and co-Chair, Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

15.45-16.15

Coffee Break

16.15-16.45

Keynote speech
David Lipton, Acting Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

16.45-18.00

Panel 4: An international monetary system for the 21st century

Moderator

 Gillian Tett, Chairman Editorial Board and Editor-at-large, US, Financial Times

Speakers

Carmen Reinhart, Minos A. Zombanakis Professor of the International Financial System, Harvard Kennedy School

Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Senior Minister, Singapore; Chairman of the Group of Thirty

Jean-Claude Trichet, Former President, European Central Bank

Ernesto Zedillo, Former President, Mexico; Director, Yale Center for the Study of Globalization

18.00-18.30

Concluding remarks :

Michel Camdessus, Former Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

Bruno Le Maire, Minister for the Economy and Finance, France

 

Updated on: 08/07/2019 12:15