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The “new normal”: deregulation?

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Elisabeth-Herz-Kremenak-Saal
Plenary / Keynote & Panel
in englischer Sprache

Regulation has been the main lesson learned from the financial crisis of 2008. Since that critical moment, the body of regulations has grown at national, European and international levels. Did we overdo it? And will the Trump era take us back to a new age of deregulation?

Member of Parliament, Former Minister of Finance, Pretoria Key Note
Former Member, Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt am Main
Chief Executive Officer, The World Bank, Washington
Austrian Federal Minister of Finance, Vienna
Privateer, Former Investment Banker and Contributor to the award-winning documentary "Master of the Universe", Frankfurt
Presenter and Editor, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna Chair

Pravin GORDHAN

Member of Parliament, Former Minister of Finance, Pretoria

1973 B.Sc. Pharmacy, University of Durban-Westville
1974-1981 Pharmacist, King Edward VII Hospital, Durban
1977-1990 Member, African National Congress
1990-1994 Chairperson, Convention for a Democratic South Africa
1991-1994 Co-chairperson, Transitional Executive Council, Pretoria
1994-1998 Member, African National Congress, Parliament of South Africa, Pretoria
1995-1997 Council Member, University Council, University of Durban-Westville
1998-1999 Deputy Commissioner, South African Revenue Services, Pretoria
1999-2009 Commissioner, South African Revenue Services, Pretoria
2000-2006 Chairperson, World Customs Organisation
2007 Doctorate, Commerce honoris, University of South Africa and Doctorate, Law honoris causa, University of Cape Town
2009-2014 Minister, South African Ministry of Finance, Pretoria
2014-2015 Minister for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Pretoria
2015-2017 Minister, South African Ministry of Finance, Parliament of South Africa, Pretoria
since 1994 Minister of Parliament, African National Congress, National Assembly
since 1996 Chairperson, Constitutional Committee, Parliament of South Africa
since 2008 Chairperson, Forum on Tax Administration

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Andreas DOMBRET

Former Member, Executive Board, Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt am Main

1987-1991 Head Office, Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt am Main
1992-2002 Managing Director, JP Morgan, Frankfurt am Main and London
2002-2005 Co-Head, Rothschild Germany, Rothschild, Frankfurt am Main and London
2005-2009 Head, Germany, Austria and Switzerland; Vice Chairman, Europe Bank of America, Frankfurt am Main and London
2010-2018 Member, Executive Board, Banking and Financial Supervision Department, Frankfurt am Main

Kristalina GEORGIEVA

Chief Executive Officer, The World Bank, Washington

 Kristalina Georgieva has been CEO of the World Bank since January 2017. From February 1, 2019 to April 8, 2019, Georgieva was the Interim President for the World Bank Group. As Interim President, Georgieva was responsible for the World Bank Group’s efforts to end extreme poverty by 2030 and to boost shared prosperity around the world.
  As CEO of the World Bank, which comprises of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Development Association, Georgieva has built support across the international community to mobilize resources for poor and middle-income countries and to create better opportunities for the world’s most vulnerable people.
 Previously Georgieva, a Bulgarian national, helped shape the agenda of the European Union starting in 2010, first as Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, where she managed one of the world's largest humanitarian aid budgets and established herself as a global champion for resilience. As the European Commission Vice President for Budget and Human Resources, Georgieva oversaw the European Union's €161 billion (US $175bn) budget and 33,000 staff across its institutions around the world, and tripled funding available to the refugee crisis in Europe.
  Before joining the European Commission, Georgieva had a successful tenure at the World Bank, starting in 1993 as an Environmental Economist. In 2004, Georgieva was made Director for the Russian Federation, based in Moscow. From 2007 to 2008, she was Director for Sustainable Development in charge of policy and lending operations in infrastructure, urban development, agriculture, environment and social development, including support to fragile and conflict-affected countries. From 2008-2010, she was Vice President and Corporate Secretary.
 Kristalina Georgieva was born in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 1953. She holds a Ph.D in Economic Science and a M.A. in Political Economy and Sociology from the University of National and World Economy, Sofia, where she was an Associate Professor between 1977 and 1991.

Dr. Hans Jörg SCHELLING

Austrian Federal Minister of Finance, Vienna

 Promotion, Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Johannes Kepler Universität in Linz
1978-1981 Universitätsassistent, Institut für Handel, Absatz und Marketing, Universität Linz
1981-1990 Leiner/Kika Unternehmensgruppe, ab 1988 als Geschäftsführer
1990-2014 Selbständiger Unternehmensberater, Schelling GesmbH, Sankt Pölten
1992-2005 Geschäftsführer, XXXLutz GmbH, Wels
1999-2014 Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, Big Deal Marken und MarketingberatungsgesmbH, Wien
2005-2008 Geschäftsführer, XLA GmbH, Wels
2005-2011 Aufsichtsrat, XXXLutz GmbH, Wels
2004-2014 Vizepräsident, Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
2007-2008 Abgeordneter zum Nationalrat, ÖVP-Österreichische Volkspartei, Wien
2009-2014 Vorsitzender des Verbandvorstandes, Hauptverband der österreichischen Sozialversicherungsträger, Wien
2012-2014 Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender, Österreichische Volksbanken AG, Wien
2013-2014 Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender, Pensionskassen AG der Sozialversicherung, Wien
seit 2014 Finanzminister der Republik Österreich, Wien

Rainer VOSS

Privateer, Former Investment Banker and Contributor to the award-winning documentary "Master of the Universe", Frankfurt

1980-1986 Economics Degree, University of Cologne
1986-2008 Debt Capital Markets Specialist with various leading European Investment Banks
2008-2010 Bertelsmann Foundation, Gütersloh
since 2010 Privateer, Frankfurt

Mag.a Rosa LYON

Presenter and Editor, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

1994-2005 Different jobs, from doctor´s to tax consultant office, from parliament to marketing company
2000-2005 Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business
since 2005 Journalist; Editor; Reporter, Radio Österreich 1, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna
since 2010 Journalist; Editor; Reporter, Zeit-im-Bild, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna
since 2016 Host ZiB, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

Financial Market Symposium

show timetable

31.08.2017

12:00 - 12:20OpeningPlenary
12:20 - 13:30The “new normal”: deregulation?Plenary
13:30 - 14:00Meet the artist: Christin LahrPlenary
13:30 - 14:00Meet the speaker: Kristalina GeorgievaPlenary
13:30 - 14:00Meet the speaker: Pravin GordhanPlenary
14:00 - 15:30The Alpbach Debate: the future of the EuroPlenary
16:00 - 17:30Banking without bankers?Plenary
19:30 - 20:30Special Lecture: Evgeny MorozovPlenary

01.09.2017

06:30 - 08:00Breakfast Club 01: Distributed ledger technologies – a “silver bullet” for compliance and regulation?Breakout
06:30 - 08:00Breakfast Club 02: Low interest and growth rates revisited: learning from JapanBreakout
06:30 - 08:00Breakfast Club 03: New business models for banksBreakout
06:30 - 08:00Breakfast Club 04: Tax havens: the beginning of a new era?Breakout
08:30 - 10:00Breakfast Club 05: Conflict or cooperation through Brexit?Breakout
08:30 - 10:00Breakfast Club 06: Artificial intelligence for compliance and regulationBreakout
08:30 - 10:00Breakfast Club 07: The future of saving(s)Breakout
08:30 - 10:00Breakfast Club 08: The regulator’s challenge to get hold of FinTechs and InsureTechsBreakout
08:30 - 10:00Breakfast Club Special: Scaling up social impact investment to the next level – emerging opportunities in EuropeBreakout
13:00 - 15:00Alpbach Hike: hiking with pioneers – Maximilian TayenthalBreakout
13:00 - 15:00Alpbach Hike: hiking with pioneers – Ruben VardanyanBreakout
13:00 - 15:00Alpbach Hike: hiking with pioneers – Rupert StrachwitzBreakout
19:00 - 21:00ReceptionSocial