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The 16th Overview Course of Financial Sector Issues: Financial Systems in the Era of Data and Technology

June 24-28, 2019

Washington, D.C.

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The course will be held in the Preston Auditorium of the World Bank Group Headquarters in Washington, DC on June 24-28, 2019.

This year's theme is "Financial Systems in the Era of Data and Technology." This week-long course will enable participants to share experiences and engage in discussions with other experts of the financial sector.

  • The 2019 Overview Course of Financial Sector Issues aims at providing a solid knowledge of the fundamentals of the financial sector and an opportunity to learn about the latest thinking in key areas. The theme in 2019 will be Financial Systems in the Era of Data and Technology.

    Throughout the training, participants will hear the views of leading financial experts on the more traditional role of the financial sector as well as how big data and new financial technologies are reshaping finance all over the world. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, interact and engage in discussions with renowned scholars, policy experts and prominent industry figures, who will identify the critical questions related to each topic. The event will also provide the participants with opportunities to network and exchange knowledge of various countries’ experiences with their peers.

    The course will be held in the Preston Auditorium of the World Bank Group Headquarters in Washington, DC on June 24-29, 2019. A course completion certificate will be jointly delivered by the George Washington University Business School. Participants will also have a chance to tour the World Bank Group Main Complex.

    The registration fee is US$1,500, which covers all course materials plus admission to all seminar sessions. Travel, accommodations, and other expenses are not included, and are the responsibility of each participant. Early bird registration before March 31, 2019 will receive a US$ 200 discount.

    More details will follow shortly. Please contact Ms. Nana Konadu Afram at wbgfinoverview@worldbank.org or +1 202 473 3352 for further questions.

  • View the preliminary agenda

  • View the participant guide.

    Information for participants including fee & payment, venue location, and visa issue.

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