World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

17-20 January 2017 Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos-Klosters remains the foremost creative force for engaging the world’s top leaders in collaborative activities to shape the global, regional and industry agendas at the beginning of each year. For over four decades, the World Economic Forum’s mission – improving the state of the world – has driven the design and development of the Annual Meeting programme.

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FT Engage: Year of the Rooster

24 January - London

Will China be a source of market stability or volatility in 2017? Will Xi Jinping’s priority be reform or growth this year? What will Donald Trump in the White House mean for Sino-US relations?

Join Stefania Palma, Asia Editor at The Banker, David Wilder, China Principal of FT Confidential Research, Martin Wolf, Financial Times Chief Economics Commentator, and James Kynge, Emerging Markets Editor, for drinks and discussion. Hear and ask questions about the global macroeconomic outlook and the key risks and opportunities likely to face China in 2017.

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Brand Finance Banking & Financial Services Forum 2017

2 February - London

Brand Finance research shows that active investment in the most heavily branded businesses (those with the highest ratio of brand value to enterprise value) can generate returns of almost double the market average. For shareholders seeking to optimise returns, analysts forecasting performance or managers developing strategy, an understanding of why this is the case is critical. At the Brand Finance Banking and Financial Services Forum 2017, we will hear both from those who assess brands and those tasked with managing them.

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IIF MENA Financial Summit

13 - 14 February, 2017 - Dubai, UAE

Financial sector leaders and policymakers from across the MENA Region and global market participants active in MENA will gather in Dubai to discuss challenges and opportunities for this important and dynamic region of the world.

The 2017 IIF MENA Financial Summit will feature expert panels and keynote speakers addressing topics of central importance to top executives of MENA financial institutions, including banks, asset managers, and multilateral institutions.

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IIF Training Program: Macroeconomic Analysis and Forecasting in Emerging Economies 

10 - 12 April 2017 - New York

This seminar presents practical tools useful in country analysis to help economists better assess a country’s macroeconomic conditions and prepare consistent forecasts for the real, fiscal, monetary, and external sectors.  The program also includes a series of workshops in which participants are divided into groups, under the guidance of counselors, to implement the diagnostic and analytical tools presented in the lectures and to develop consistent forecasts of key macroeconomic indicators in emerging economies.  An impressive group of expert industry practitioners, including IIF experts and former IMF staff members, will share their insights with participants.  Class size will be kept small and the content is tailored to fit participants’ interests.

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Asian Development Bank Annual Meeting

4- 7 May 2017 - Yokohama, Japan

The ADB Board of Governors holds an annual meeting to discuss developments in Asia and the Pacific as well as institutional matters. In 2017, the Government of Japan will be hosting ADB's Fiftieth Annual Meeting. 

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IIF Spring Membership Meeting 2017

8 - 9 May 2017 - Tokyo, Japan

Join 500+ participants from around the globe at the 2017 IIF Spring Membership Meeting at the Palace Hotel Tokyo. Engage with senior industry leaders, innovators, decision makers and thought leaders from the private and public sectors as they address issues critical to the financial industry, such as the changing political, economic, and investment landscapes across the world.

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