BOT-BIS Conference on "Central Banking Amidst Shifting Ground."

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) will host a high-level BOT-BIS Conference on "Central Banking Amidst Shifting Ground." The conference will take place on December 2, 2022, at Building 2 Bank of Thailand.

The BOT-BIS conference is part of the events held on the 80th Anniversary of the BOT. This conference will bring together global leaders from public and private sectors and senior officers from the financial industry to exchange views on key issues facing central banks covering dynamics of global economy and inflation, how technologies are shaping the financial system and the role of central banks in combating climate change. This  will help Thai public and private sectors better prepare for doing their businesses amidst the shifting ground.


Friday 2 December 2022 (Bangkok time GMT+7) 
9.30 - 9.40 Welcome remarks by Mr. Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, Governor, Bank of Thailand 
9.40 - 11.10 Session I: Growth and Inflation Dynamics  
 ​• Chair: Mr. Agustín Carstens, General Manager, Bank for International Settlements 
 ​• Lead-off speakers:    
 (1) Mr. Yi Gang, Governor, People's Bank of China (Virtual) 
 (2) Ms. Christine Lagarde, President, European Central Bank 
 ​• Panelists:  
 (1) Mr. Philip Lowe, Governor, Reserve Bank of Australia
 (2) Mr. Perry Warjiyo, Governor, Bank Indonesia  
 ​(3) Mr. Raghuram Rajan, Professor of Finance, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago (Virtual) 
11.30 - 12.45 Session ll: A Digitalised Monetary System in the Making? 
 ​​• Chair: Ms. Haslinda Amin, Chief International Correspondent for Southeast Asia and anchor, Bloomberg
 ​• Lead-off speaker:  Ms. Susan Athey, The Economics of Technology Professor, Stanford University (Virtual) 
 ​ ​• Panelists:  
 (1) Mr. Eddie Yue, Chief Executive, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
 ​(2) Mr. Changyong Rhee, Governor, Bank of Korea
 ​(3) Mr. Adrian Orr, Governor, Reserve Bank of New Zealand
 ​(4)  Ms. Cecilia Skingsley, Bank for International Settlements  
13.45 - 14.30Keynote session: Asia in 2050 
 ​​• Chair: Mr. Sethaput Suthiwartnarueput, Governor, Bank of Thailand  
 ​• Keynote Speaker: Mr Kevin Rudd, President, Asia Society (Virtual) 
14.45 - 16.00Session III: The Myths and Realities of the Roles of Central Banks in Combating Climate Change 
 ​• Chair: Mr. Ravi Menon, Managing Director, Monetary Authority of Singapore and chair of Network for Greening the Financial System (NGFS)
 ​• Lead-off speaker:  Mr. François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor, Banque de France (Virtual) 
 ​​• Panelists:  
 ​(1) Ms. Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, Governor, Bank Negara Malaysia 
 ​(2) Dr. Ma Jun, Chairman of the Green Finance Committee of China Society for Finance and Banking (Virtual) 
 ​(3) Mr. Ayhan Kose, Chief Economist and Director of Prospects Group, The World Bank Group