The global banking industry today is facing a number of unprecedented threats and challenges. The prospects for the global economy remain uncertain, with global debt, political uncertainty, trade tensions, and volatility in commodity and currency markets being a major concern for governments and businesses around the world. And the inability of governments to increase interest rates or reverses unconventional monetary policy without impacting economic growth leave few policy options to address any future economic shocks.
This conference will provide an opportunity for the highest levels of policy makers and industry leaders to discuss and address these challenges, and present a way forward for the industry. We will hear from governors of central banks, economists and CEOs of banks on their perspectives on these different challenges, and collectively work to present a shared vision for the sustained growth of the industry.
To discuss the current state of the global economy and its impact on the banking industry, keeping in mind government strategies to build a diversified and sustainable economy;
To highlight the impact of innovation and technology on financial services, including the main challenges and innovative solutions that are being created for the banking industry;
To provide insights on how the banking industry needs to evolve and adopt its business model to navigate through these disruptive times; and
To present a future direction and collective way forward for the banking industry to continue to grow and positively contribute to economic and social development.
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