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St.Petersburg, May 19,2016. The business programme has been published of the XXV International Financial Congress, which will take place from June 29 through July 1, 2016 in St. Petersburg. The key topic of the International Financial Congress 2016 is ‘The Future of Financial Markets’. The Congress is held by the Bank of Russia and the operator of the event is the Roscongress Foundation.
Over 20 roundtables and five plenary sessions at IFC-2016 will be devoted to current trends in monetary and financial policy, questions of development of the economy and economic sustainability, modernization and regulation of the banking sector, the prospects for the financial, insurance and investment markets, and the trust management market.
“IFC-2016 will take place in a new format. It will be dedicated not just to the activities of credit institutions, but to the work of the financial market overall. The participants in the sessions will include representatives of non-banking credit institutions, insurance companies, pension funds, and micro-financing organizations. We are counting on the Congress becoming a platform that will unite the different segments of the finance industry,” notes First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Russia Alexey Simanovskiy.
Governor of the Bank of Russia Elvira Nabiullina, Nobel Prize laureate Nouriel Roubini, Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff, highly placed representatives of central (national) banks of a number of countries (Switzerland, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, Iran and others), the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, the IMF, European management and supervision bodies and international financial experts will take part in the Congress.
The session moderators and speakers will include over 150 experts: Chairman of JP Morgan Chase International Jacob Frenkel, Governor of the Bank of Israel Karnit Flug, Governor of the Bank of Iceland Mar Gudmundsson, General Director of the Interbank Deposit Protection Fund of Italy Giuseppe Boccuzzi, head of the working group of the Expert Council under the President of the Russian Federation Alexey Kudrin, Chairman of the Management Board of UniCredit Bank Mikhail Alexeyev, Chairman of the Management Board of Rosbank Dmitry Olyunin, Chairman of the Management Board of Rosgosstrakh Alexander Fadeev, CEO and member of the Management Board of Alfa Capital Irina Krivosheeva, President of the RUIE Alexander Shokhin and others. The practice will continue of managers of the Bank of Russia taking part in all the IFC discussions.
For more detail see: www.ibcongress.ru