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Digitising Finance, Financial Inclusion and Financial Literacy

G20 conference

25.01.2017 - 26.01.2017
Schloss Biebrich, Wiesbaden

Photo impressions

Conference day 1 – 25 January 2017

Welcome remarks
14.15 – 14.45
Jens Weidmann

Dr Jens Weidmann,
President of the Deutsche Bundesbank

"Digital finance – Reaping the benefits without neglecting the risks"

Opening speech
14.45 – 15.00
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands © RVD / Jeroen van der Meyde

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands,
UNSGSA for Inclusive Finance for Development, Honorary Patron of the GPFI

"Balancing Innovation and Risks in the Digital Era"

Moderated bilateral talk
15.00 – 15.45

"Digitization – opportunity for growth, challenge for democracy?"

Wolfgang Schäuble © Ilja C. Hendel / Bundesministerium der Finanzen

Dr Wolfgang Schäuble,
German Federal Minister of Finance

Hasso Plattner © HPI / Kay Herschelmann Prof Hasso Plattner,
Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SAP
Keynote address
15.45 – 16.05
Tharman Shanmugaratnam © Parliament of Singapore

Tharman Shanmugaratnam,
Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies

"Technology and inclusive finance"

Panel discussion
16.30 – 17.30

"Opportunities and risks of digitising finance"
hosted by Prof Thomas Jordan,
Chairman of the Governing Board of the Swiss National Bank

Agustín Carstens © Banco de México Dr Agustín Carstens, Governor of the Central Bank of Mexico José Manuel González Paramo © Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria Dr José Manuel González-Páramo, Executive Board Director of BBVA
Felix Hufeld © Bundesanstalt für Finanzdienstleistungsaufsicht Felix Hufeld, President of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority of Germany James Lau © Government of Hong Kong James Lau, Under-Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury of Hong Kong
Keynote speech
17.30 – 17.50
Mark Carney © Bank of England

Dr Mark Carney,
Governor of the Bank of England and
Chairman of the FSB

"The Promise of FinTech – Something New Under the Sun?"

Talk and Q&A session
18.15 – 18.45
Thomas de Maizière ©

Dr Thomas de Maizière,
German Federal Minister of the Interior

"Cyber security risks"
moderated by Tony Cole,
Vice President and Global Government CTO, FireEye

Keynote address
18.45 – 19.05
Scott Morrison ©

Hon Scott Morrison MP,
Treasurer of Australia

"Developments and challenges of fintech with a focus on Australia"