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Joint Banco de Portugal and IMF conference on “Portugal: Reform and Growth Within the Euro Area”

25 Mar. 2019
08:45-16:45
Banco de Portugal | Largo de S. Julião, Lisboa

If you have any questions about registration or other information related to the Conference, please forward your inquiries to protocolo@bportugal.pt.

Attendance is by invitation only.

 

Programme

08:45

Registration

09:15

Opening speech
Carlos da Silva Costa, Governor, Banco de Portugal

09:30

SESSION 1
Institutional reform in the euro area


Moderator: Wolfgang Munchau, Associate Editor, Financial Times
Agnès Bénassy-Quéré, Professor, Paris School of Economics
Benoît Coeuré, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank
Poul Thomsen, Director of the European Department, IMF

10:45

Coffee break

11:15

SESSION 2
The current recovery: where does Portugal stand?


Moderator: Pedro Santos Guerreiro, Journalist
Alfredo Cuevas, Mission Chief for Portugal, IMF
Ricardo Reis, AW Phillips Professor of Economics, London School of Economics
Teodora Cardoso, President, Portuguese Public Finance Council, February 2012 to February 2019

12:15

Keynote Speech: David Lipton, First Deputy Managing Director, IMF

12:45

Lunch

14:30

SESSION 3
Labor and product market challenges


Moderator: Helena Garrido, Journalist
Fátima Barros, Associate Professor, Católica Lisbon School of Business and Economics
Mário Jorge Machado, CEO, Têxteis Adalberto
Stéphane Carcillo, Head of the Jobs and Income Division, OECD

15:30

SESSION 4
Financial sector: recovery and challenges


Moderator: Clara Raposo, Dean, Lisbon School of Economics & Management (ISEG)
Fernando Faria de Oliveira, President, Portuguese Banking Association
Peter Grasmann, Head of Unit, EU/Euro area financial system, Directorate-General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, European Commission
Mahmood Pradhan, Deputy Director of the European Department, IMF

16:30

Closing Speech
Mário Centeno
, President, Eurogroup

16:45

Cocktail

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