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Keynote Speakers: Chrystia Freeland (Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Canada), Masato Kanda (Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Japan), Lesetja Kganyago (Governor, South African Reserve Bank), Joachim Nagel (President, Deutsche Bundesbank), Tokiko Shimizu (Assistant Governor, Bank of Japan) François Villeroy de Galhau (Governor, Banque de France) and Yi Gang (Governor, People’s Bank of China)
Conference jointly hosted by the World Bank Group and the Peterson Institute for International Economics
David R. Malpass (World Bank Group), Anabel González (World Trade Organization; PIIE [on leave for public service]), Adam S. Posen (PIIE), Mari Pangestu (World Bank), Sunny George Verghese (Olam International Limited), Jeffrey J. Schott (PIIE), Alfred Ombudo K'Ombudo (Principal Secretary, Trade, Government of Kenya)
Cecilia Malmström (PIIE), Børge Brende (World Economic Forum; Former Foreign Minister of Norway), Arancha González Laya (Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po; Former Foreign Minister of Spain) and Adam S. Posen (PIIE)