2019 Annual Meeting - Honoring 75 Years: Forging the Future of Bretton Woods

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International Monetary Fund, HQ2, Conference Room 2, 1900 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20431
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The 75th anniversary of the Bretton Woods Conference in July 2019 represents an opportunity for reimagining global economic governance at a time when the most pressing challenges to global growth are increasingly interconnected. It is at this moment that bold ideas are needed to forge a global economic system that works for the future while drawing lessons from the past.

Speakers Include:

  • Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of Treasury
  • Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former President, Republic of Liberia
  • Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Vice President of Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions, The World Bank Group
  • Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow of the Asia Global Institute, University of Hong Kong 
  • José Antonio Ocampo, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University;
  • Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England
  • Axel A. Weber, Chairman of the Board of Directors, UBS Group AG 
  • Carla A. Hills, Chair and CEO, Hills and Company International Consultants
  • Jim Bacchus, Distinguished University Professor of Global Affairs and Director of the Center for Economic and Environmental Opportunity, University of Central Florida
  • Clare Woodman, CEO, Morgan Stanley International; Head of EMEA, Morgan Stanley
  • Greg Ip, Chief Economics Commentator, The Wall Street Journal
  • Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

And Other Global Leaders

​​​​Important Information for Bretton Woods Committee 2019 Annual Meeting: Please note that in order to access the Annual Meeting program being held at the International Monetary Fund, you must separately register and be accredited for the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings. If you have not already registered and been accredited for the IMF/WB Spring Meetings through your company or your country delegation, please click here for more information.

This year’s meeting is part of our Bretton Woods@75 initiative – a global dialogue to honor 75 years of economic progress and to revitalize the spirit of Bretton Woods now and for the future