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IDB Hosts Discussions with Latin America and Caribbean Finance Ministers, Central Bank Presidents

(UPDATED OCT. 10 WITH ADDITION OF FINANCE MINISTERS FROM JAMAICA AND ARGENTINA)

Journalists are invited to cover the open sessions of the 56th Meeting of the Network of Central Banks and Finance Ministers on Wednesday, October 12 and 13. Registration is required to attend in person.

All times are in Eastern Daylight Time

OCTOBER 12

10:00am - Opening remarks
- Reina Mejía, President a.i. and Executive Vice President, IDB
- Eric Parrado, Chief Economist, IDB
This will be carried on the IDB’s YouTube Channel

1:30pm-2:30pm - Keynote Presentation on Federal Reserve and the Economy
- Alan Blinder, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Zoom registration

3:00pm-4:00pm - Conversation with Ministers of Finance on Fiscal Policy
- José Antonio Ocampo, Colombia
- Rogelio Ramírez de la O, Mexico
- Azucena Arbeleche, Uruguay
- Nigel Clark, Jamaica
- Sergio Massa, Argentina
Register by 6pm on Monday, October 10 if you are attending the event in person
Zoom registration

OCTOBER 13

9:00am-10:00am A Conversation with Central Bank Governors on Monetary and Financial Policies
- Róger Madrigal, Central Bank of Costa Rica
- Richard Byles, Bank of Jamaica
- José Cantero, Central Bank of Paraguay
Register by 6pm on October 10 if you are attending the event in person
Zoom registration

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