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Overview of Financial Sector Issues and Analysis Workshop

Agenda (selected)

Day 1 I Day 2 I Day 3 I Day 4Day 5 I

 DAY 1:  Monday, October 17th, 2005

 8:00am - 9:00amRegistration 
 9:00am - 9:20amWelcome and announcements
 9:20am - 9:45amIntroductions
  9:45 am

Session 1: The Role, Importance and Determinants of Financial Development

Ross Levine, Brown University

 10:30 am

Break

 11:00 am

Session 2: Continuation of Session 1

 12:00 pm

Lunch

 1:30 pm

Session 3: Bank Risk Management Models

Anthony Saunders, New York University

 3:00 pm Break
 3:30 pm

Session 4: Continuation of Session 3

 4:30 pm

Session 5: A Banker's Perspective on Bank Risk Management

Evan Picoult, Risk Architecture Group

 6:00 pm Welcoming Reception

 

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 DAY 2:  Tuesday, October 18th, 2005

 8:45 am

Session 6: Bank Supervision: What Works and What Doesn't

Gerard Caprio, Financial Sector Operations and Policy Department, World Bank

 9:45 am Break
 10:15 pm

Session 7: Panel Discussion on Lessons from Banking Crises

Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Former Vice President Bank Restructuring Agency, Turkey; Patricia Correa Bonilla, Former Superintendent of Banks, Colombia (TBC); Stjin Claessens, Financial Sector Operations and Policy Department, World Bank; Tony Thompson, Financial Sector, Africa Region, World Bank

 12:30 pm  Lunch
 2:00 pm

Session 8: Bank Restructuring

Javier Bolzico, Former Superintendent of Banks in Argentina & Partner of Fit and Proper Consulting

 3:30 pm Break
 4:00 pm

Session 9: Case Study on Bank Restructuring

Javier Bolzico, Former Superintendent of Banks in Argentina & Partner of Fit and Proper Consulting; Yira Mascaró, Latin American Finance Cluster, World Bank

 5:30pm Adjournment 

 

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  DAY 3: Wednesday, October 19th, 2005   

 8:30 am

Session 10: Financial Sector Assessment Programs

Larry Promisel, Financial Sector Operations and Policy Department, World Bank

 9:15 am

Session 11: Stress Testing Banks and Banking Systems: Concepts and Practice

Martin Cihak, Monetary and Financial Systems Department, IMF

 10:30 am Break
  11:00 am

Session 12: Continuation of Session 11

 12:30 pm Lunch
  1:30 pm

Session 13: Government-Owned Banks and Bank Privatizations

Robert Cull, Development Research Group, World Bank

  2:15 pm

Session 14: Foreign-Owned Bank Operations in Developing Countries

Sole Martinez Peria, Development Research Group, World Bank

  3:00 pm

Break

  3:30 pm

Session 15: Deposit Insurance

Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Development Research Group; Luc Laeven, Development Research Group

  4:30 pm

Session 16: Basel II

Giovanni Majnoni, Latin American Finance Cluster, World Bank

  6:00pm Adjournment

 

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 DAY 4:  Thursday, October 20th, 2005

 8:30 am

Session 17: Developing Payment Systems

Massimo Cirasino, Financial Sector Operations and Policy Department, World Bank

 9:30 am

Session 18: Developing the Insurance Sector

Rodney Lester, Financial Sector Operations and Policy Department, World Bank

 10:30 am

Break

 11:00 am

Session 19: Developing Pension Systems

Roberto Rocha, Financial Sector Operations and Policy Department, World Bank

  12:30 pmLunch
 2:00 pm

Session 20: Developing Capital Markets

Sergio Schmukler, Development Research Group, World Bank 

 3:00 pm Break
 3:30 pm

Session 21: Housing Finance

Oliver Hassler, Financial Sector Operations and Policy Department, World Bank

 4:30 pm

Session 22: Access to Financial Services

Thorsten Beck, Development Research Group, World Bank

 6:00 pmFarewell Reception 

 

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  DAY 5:  Friday, October 21st, 2005

 9:00 am

Session 23: Promoting Access to Finance

Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Development Research Group, World Bank;       Augusto de la Torre, Office of the Chief Economist for Latin America, World Bank

 10:30 am

Break

  11:00 am

Session 24: Financial Globalization: Pitfalls and Opportunities

Speaker to be determined

  12:30 pm Adjournment

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