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Conference: Investment, technological transformation and skills, Luxemburg

Luxemburg stad
© Liesbeth Weijs
datum 28 november 2018 - 29 november 2018
plaats Luxemburg, Luxemburg
locatie EIB headquarters, Luxembourg Toon locatie
aanwezigen M.I. (Mariya) Gabriel, M.J. (Mário) Gomes de Freitas Centeno e.a.
organisatie Europese Centrale Bank (ECB)

28 and 29 November 2018

European Investment Bank,

98-100 Boulevard Konrad Adenauer in Luxembourg

A two-day high level, invitation only conference, on investment and competitiveness, raising awareness on the challenges posed by technological transformation and the need to adapt workforce skills.

Participation to the conference is by invitation only. To receive an invitation or for more information, please contact eib-ecb.conference@ecb.europa.eu.

Programme

Wednesday, 28 November

13.30 - 14.00

Registration and Welcome Coffee

14.00 - 14.20

Opening remarks

Werner Hoyer, President, European Investment Bank

Luis de Guindos, Vice-President, European Central Bank

14.20 - 16.00

Panel Session I: Investment in Europe: policies to support competitiveness as a new pulling factor

Chair and scene setter: Debora Revoltella, Chief Economist, European Investment Bank; and SUERF - Presentation of the key results of the 2018-2019 Investment report (15 minutes)

Vítor Gaspar, Director, Fiscal Department, International Monetary Fund

Pier Carlo Padoan, former Minister of Finance, Italy

Laurence Boone, Chief Economist, OECD

Jonathan Haskel, Imperial College Business School

16.00 - 16.20

Coffee break

16.20 - 18.00

Panel Session II: Investment finance in Europe - a system fit for growth?

Chair and scene setter (15 minutes): Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank

Colin Mayer, Professor, University of Oxford

Catherine L. Mann, Chief Economist, Citigroup

Claudio Borio, Head of Monetary and Economic Department, Bank for International Settlements

Jean Pierre Mustier, CEO, UniCredit

18.00 - 18.20

Policy Address

Klaus Regling, Managing Director, European Stability Mechanism

19.30 - 21.30

Conference dinner

Restaurant Le Sud, Clausen, Luxembourg

Welcome by Werner Hoyer, President, European Investment Bank

Thursday, 29 November

8.30 - 9.00

Registration and Welcome Coffee

9.00 - 9.15

Opening remarks

Werner Hoyer, President, European Investment Bank

9.15 - 9.45

Keynote Address

Jean Tirole, Chairman, Toulouse School of Economics and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse

9.45 - 10.30

Panel Session III: Digitalisation & demand for skills- A market overview

Co-chair Sarah Jane Maxted, Executive Director, MIT Regional and Gunnar Muent, Director, Innovation and Competitiveness Department, European Investment Bank

Leonid Mukhamedov, European CEO, Schneider Electric*

Steve Collar, CEO, SES*

Ana Camacho Vera, CEO, Batz Group

10.30 - 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 - 12.30

Parallel Sessions 1

Session A1: Digitalization: the Productivity Puzzle

Chair Reinhilde Veugelers, Professor in the Department of Management, Strategy and Innovation, KULeuven

Speakers

Diego Comin, Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College

James Manyika, Chairman and Director, McKinsey

Eric Bartelsman, Professor of Economics, Vrije Universiteit

Session B1 - Skills - what causes the gaps in the EU?

Chair Jan Švejnar, Director of the Centre on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University

Speakers

Klaus Zimmermann, GLO President, University of Bonn

Juan Jimeno, Head of the Research Division, Bank of Spain

Maarten Goos, Professor of Economics and Institutions, Utrecht University

Bo Cowgill, Assistant Professor, Columbia Business School

Session C1 - Macroeconomic benefits - moving towards more market based finance

Chair Karel Lannoo, Chief Executive Officer, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Speakers

Olivier Garnier, Director General for Economics and International, Banque de France

Boris Vujcic, Governor, Central Bank Croatia

Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Professor of Economics, University of Milan

Roger Havenith, Deputy CEO, European Investment Fund

12.30 - 13.45

Lunch Break

13.45 - 15.15

Parallel Sessions 2

Session A2: Digital Transformation - enablers and consequences

Chair Reinhilde Veugelers, Professor in the Department of Management, Strategy and Innovation, KULeuven

Speakers

Siim Sikkut, Chief Information Officer, Estonia Government*

Jose María Álvarez-Pallete, CEO, Telefonica*

Hugo Spowers, CEO, Riversimple Movement Ltd*

Patrick Dunleavy , Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, Government Department of the London School of Economics

Session B2 - Skills in the CESEE region

Chair Jan Švejnar, Director of the Centre on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University

Speakers

Laura Papi, Assistant Director European Department, International Monetary Fund

Hans Timmer, Chief Economist Central Europe World Bank

Ralph de Haas, Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Section C2 - Understanding impediments and incentives to foster EU equity base

Chair Karel Lannoo, Chief Executive Officer, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Speakers

Federico Galizia, Chief Risk Officer, Inter-American Development Bank

John Berrigan, Director for Financial System Surveillance and Crisis Management, DG

FISMA, European Commission Cecile Mayer-Levi, Co-Head of Private Debt, Tikehau Capital*

15.15- 15.45

Coffee break

15.45 - 17.15

Panel Session IV: The EU competitiveness challenge: What lessons for policy?

Jan Švejnar, Director of the Centre on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University

Reinhilde Veugelers, Professor in the Department of Management, Strategy and Innovation, KU Leuven

Karel Lannoo, CEO, Centre for European Policy Studies

Robert Koopman, Chief Economist, World Trade Organisation

Policy Address

Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner, European Commission*

17.15 - 17.35

Keynote Speech

Mario Centeno, President, Eurogroup*

17.35 - 18.00

Closing remarks

Andrew McDowell, Vice-President, European Investment Bank


Inhoud

1.

Europese Centrale Bank (ECB)

De Europese Centrale Bank (ECB) is verantwoordelijk voor het monetaire beleid van de Unie. De basisdoelstelling van de ECB is het handhaven van de prijsstabiliteit binnen de eurozone en daarmee het bewaken van de koopkracht en het beheersen van de inflatie.

Met ingang van september 2014 speelt de ECB ook een rol in het toezicht op een deel van de Europese banken.

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