EVENT: City Week 2019

Date: 20th May, 2019 - 21st May, 2019 Time: 08:45 am - 05:30 pm

The Annual City Week conference will be held at the Guildhall in the City of London on 20-21 May. 

City Week has been held in 2010 and provides a high-level forum for the discussion of issues currently facing the international financial services industry. The event consistently attracts high level speakers and participants. A list of confirmed speakers for this year's event is given at the end of this email.

The event is organised by City & Financial Global in partnership with the UK's Department for International Trade and organisations such as TheCityUK and the City of London Corporation. 

ABA members that are based outside the UK may apply for a complimentary place - register as an 'international delegate' when applying for a place or email the CityWeek team at cityweekuk@cityandfinancial.com  stating your name, job title, organisation name, email and the days on which you would like to attend.  UK based members are entitled to an 20% discount off the standard fees by quoting the code: CITY9ABA. 

The City Week website is www.cityweekuk.com/2019

The City Week website includes the draft programme. There will be sessions on over-arching themes such as the Role of the City, EU-UK agreements on financial services, and sessions on more specific topics such as trade and investment flows with China and India, Cybersecurity and the fight against financial crime. The website also gives details of last year's conference, so you can see the calibre of speakers, and the subjects they addressed. 

Here is the list of confirmed speakers for 2019:

Luis de Guindos, Vice-President, European Central Bank
Nadia Calviño, Minister of Economy and Business, Ministry for Economy and Business of Spain
Rt Hon. Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade
Pablo Hernández de Cos, Governor, Banco de España
José Manuel Barroso, Non-Executive Chairman, Goldman Sachs International and former President of the European Commission
Peter Bevan, Global Practice Head, Financial Regulation Group, Linklaters LLP
Katharine Braddick, Director General, Financial Services, HM Treasury
Elizabeth Corley CBE, Former CEO, Allianz Global Investors and Chair, Implementation Taskforce for Growing a Culture for Social Impact Investing
Stephanie Flanders, 
Senior Executive Editor for Economics, Bloomberg News; Head, Bloomberg Economics
Katherine Garrett-Cox CBE, Chief Executive Officer, Gulf International Bank UK
Dr Ling Ge, Chief European Representative, Tencent
Sir Roger Gifford, SEB; Chair, UK Green Finance Initiative 
Martin Gilbert, Chief Executive Officer, Aberdeen Standard Investments
José Manuel González-Páramo, Executive Board Director, BBVA
Richard Meddings, Executive Chairman, TSB Bank
Nobuhide Hayashi, Chairman, Mizuho Bank
Mark Hoban, Chair, International Regulatory Strategy Group
Russell Higginbotham, Regional President EMEA, Swiss Re
Jean Lemierre, Chairman of the Board, BNP Paribas
Steven Maijoor, Chairman, European Securities and Markets Authority
Ian Mason, Partner and Head of UK Financial Services Regulation, Gowling WLG
John McFarlane OBE, Chairman, Barclays
Richard Meddings, Executive Chairman, TSB Bank
Tim Morris, Executive Director of Police Services, Interpol
Emily Orton, Director and Co-founder, Darktrace
Dave Palmer, Director of Technology and Co-founder, Darktrace
Jan Putnis, Partner and Head of the Financial Regulation Group, Slaughter and May
Brian Quintenz, Commissioner, US Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Barnabas Reynolds, Partner, Head of Financial Institutions Advisory & Financial Regulatory Group, Shearman & Sterling 
David Schwimmer, Chief Executive Officer, London Stock Exchange Group
Dr Andy Sloan, Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy
Andreas Treichl, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Erste Group Bank AG
Yeming Wang, General Manager EMEA, Alibaba Cloud 
Stuart Williams, President, ICE Futures Europe
Sam Woods, Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation, Bank of England; Chief Executive Officer, Prudential Regulation Authority
Christopher Woolard, Board Member and Executive Director of Strategy and Competition


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