Ninth ECB Statistics Conference

20 years of ESCB statistics: What's next?

Frankfurt am Main, 11 July 2018
Sonnemannstrasse 20, Press room C5.01

Programme

Full programme

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

19:00

Welcome reception
Conference dinner hosted by Sabine Lautenschläger, Member of the Executive Board and Vice-Chair of the Supervisory Board, European Central Bank

20:00

Keynote speech by Sabine Lautenschläger

20 years of ESCB statistics: Past achievements and future challenges

Wednesday, 11 July 2018

8:30
Registration and coffee
9:00

Opening address

Mario Draghi, President, European Central Bank

9:30

Session 1
New data needs for monetary policy

Chair: Peter Praet, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank

  • Jan Smets, Governor, Nationale Bank van België/Banque Nationale de Belgique
  • Pablo García, Member of the Board, Central Bank of Chile
  • Ewald Nowotny, Governor, Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Discussant: Natacha Valla, Deputy Director General, Monetary Policy, European Central Bank

11:00
Coffee break
11:30

Session 2
New data needs for financial stability

Chair: Ardo Hansson, Governor, Eesti Pank

  • Philip R. Lane, Governor, Central Bank of Ireland and Chair, Advisory Technical Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board
  • Richard Berner, Executive in Residence and Adjunct Professor, NYU Stern School of Business
  • Luiz Pereira da Silva, Deputy General Manager, Bank for International Settlements

Discussant: Hans-Helmut Kotz, Goethe University, Frankfurt

13:00
Buffet lunch
14:00

Session 3
Can technology and innovation help? New data-generating possibilities

Chair: Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank

  • Alberto Pace, Head of Data Management, European Council for Nuclear Research (CERN)
  • Claudia Buch, Vice-President, Deutsche Bundesbank
  • Mariana Kotzeva, Director General, Eurostat
  • Werner Bier, Deputy Director General Statistics, European Central Bank
15:30
Coffee break
16:00

Session 4
Data: sharing and communicating

Chair: Aurel Schubert, Director General Statistics, European Central Bank

  • Andréa M. Maechler, Member of the Governing Board, Swiss National Bank
  • Alan Smith, Data Visualisation Editor, Financial Times
  • Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow, Bruegel and Peterson Institute for International Economics

Discussant: Brian Blackstone, Bureau Chief, The Wall Street Journal

17:30

Concluding remarks

Statistics as an indispensable signpost

Danièle Nouy, Chair of the Supervisory Board, European Central Bank

End of conference

This programme may be subject to change without notice.

General information

Conference venue

European Central Bank
Main building, Press room C5.01
Sonnemannstrasse 20
60314 Frankfurt am Main
+49 69 1344 0
Fax: +49 69 1344 6000
info@ecb.europa.eu

Conference language

English

Transfers

Participants are requested to arrange their own transfers, unless indicated otherwise.

Contacts

Vitaliana Rondonotti
Directorate General Statistics
+49 69 69 1344 7132
vitaliana.rondonotti@ecb.europa.eu

Alina Muresan
Directorate General Statistics
+49 69 69 1344 5163
alina.muresan@ecb.europa.eu

Conference email Previous conferences in the series