Annual Meetings  Boards of Governors OCTOBER 1998  
   
International Monetary Fund
World Bank Group


WASHINGTON, D.C.

1998 Annual Meetings Program of Seminars 1998 Program of Seminars
Program Schedule

Saturday October 3
9:00 East Asia: The Road to Recovery
Now available: Statement by Duck-Woo Nam
9:30
10:00
10:30 Welcome Coffee
11:00 Bank and Corporate Restructuring Under Stress Early Warning Systems: Using Models to Predict Currency Crises *Social Dimensions of Financial Crises
11:30
12:00
12:30 Luncheon
1:00
1:30
2:00 Strengthening Banking Systems
2:30
3:00
3:30 Tea
4:00 Corporate Governance in Developing Countries Ratings, Investment Information and Transparency *Economic Policy & Equity
4:30
5:00  
5:30 Global Integration (keynote)
6:00
6:30 Reception
7:00

Sunday October 4
9:00 China - Policy Reforms and Emerging Role Ecuador - A New Beginning South Africa - Economic Reforms and Regional Opportunity
9:30
10:00 Indonesia - Challenges and Prospects
(10:15-11:15)
*African Policy Reform - Workshop
(10:15-11:00)
10:30
11:00
11:30 Brazil - Economic Update for Investors
(11:30-12:30)
Unleashing Africa's Business Opportunities
(11:15-12:30)
Malaysia: Steps to Reviving Growth
(11:30-12:30)
12:00
12:30 Luncheon
1:00
1:30
2:00 Building Financial Systems for Growth in the Middle East and North Africa Europe as an International Financial Center
2:30
3:00
3:30 Tea
4:00 Valuing Intellectual Capital *Approaches to Debt Relief Latin America: A Steady Ship in Troubled Waters?
4:30
5:00
5:30  
6:00
6:30
7:00

Monday October 5
9:00 Knowledge for Development: Risks & Opportunities in the Info Revolution Local Bond Markets: An Alternative for Emerging Market Borrowers
9:30
10:00
10:30 Coffee
11:00 Managing Knowledge in the Marketplace *Building the Informed Economy: The Role of an Independent Media The Role of Political Risk Insurance in Project Finance
11:30
12:00
12:30 Luncheon Keynote — Global Media, New Technologies
1:00
1:30
2:00
2:30 Bank/Fund Expo '98 Open House
3:00
3:30 The Millennium Computer Bug: Challenges for Developing Countries *From Knowledge to Action: The Role of Think-Tanks in Policy Reform New Trends in the Investment of Institutional Assets
4:00
4:30
5:00 Reception
6:00
6:30

Tuesday October 6
9:00 Annual Meetings Plenary Session

relayed live to participants

9:30
10:00
10:30
11:00
11:30
12:00
12:30
1:00
1:30
2:00 A New Central Bank: The European Central Bank From Stabilization to Growth: New Investment Opportunities in Bulgaria *Labor Standards: Who Really Benefits?
2:30
3:00
3:30 Tea
4:00 *Corruption and Policy Reform Financial Sector Reform in Hungary
4:30
5:00
5:30
6:00
6:30
7:00

* Public Policy Forums are open to all Program and other registered Annual Meetings participants, free of charge.


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