20th BIS Annual Conference and Andrew Crockett Memorial Lecture

Virtual events hosted by the BIS to take place from 23 to 28 June 2021

The BIS will be livestreaming the 20th BIS Annual Conference on the overarching topic of "Post-pandemic challenges for central banks", as well as the Andrew Crockett Memorial Lecture – high-level events taking place at the time of the BIS Annual General Meeting.

No prior registration is required for the livestreams.

Post-pandemic challenges for central banks

For 20 years, the BIS Annual Conference has brought together central bank governors and leading academics to discuss topical issues in central banking, macroeconomics and finance. The 20th Annual Conference takes the shape of a series of four webinars on "Post-pandemic challenges for central banks". See further details and livestream information on the respective event pages below.

Annette Vissing-JørgensenWednesday 23 June (17:00–18:15 CEST)
"Bond markets and central banks"
by Annette Vissing-Jørgensen
Professor, Arno A Rayner Chair in Finance and Management and Chair of the Finance Group, Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley

Working Papers No 966: "The Treasury Market in Spring 2020 and the Response of the Federal Reserve" October 2021

Andrés VelascoThursday 24 June (14:00–15:15 CEST)
"Fiscal policy, public debt and central banks"
by Andrés Velasco
Dean of the School of Public Policy, London School of Economics and Political Science

Working Papers No 967: "Joined at the hip: monetary and fiscal policy in a liquidity-dependent world" October 2021

xxFriday 25 June (12:30–14:00 CEST)
Panel discussion: "Women in central banking"
Moderated by Cecilia Skingsley
First Deputy Governor, Sveriges Riksbank

Panellists: Andréa M Maechler, Member of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank; Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia; Claudia Buch, Vice President of the Deutsche Bundesbank

Atif MianFriday 25 June (14:15–15:30 CEST)
"Inequality and central banks"
by Atif Mian
John H Laporte Jr Class of 1967 Professor of Economics, Princeton University

Working Papers No 968: "Indebted Demand" October 2021

The art of central banking in a centrifugal world

The general public is invited to virtually attend the Andrew Crockett Memorial Lecture, a biennial event inaugurated by the BIS in 2013 to commemorate Sir Andrew Crockett, the Bank's General Manager from 1994 to 2003.

Mark CarneyMonday 28 June (13:30–15:30 CEST)
"The art of central banking in a centrifugal world"
by Mark Carney
Former Governor of the Bank of England and the Bank of Canada and former Chair of the Financial Stability Board