2019 Annual Meeting - Honoring 75 Years: Forging the Future of Bretton Woods

Date and time
End date and time
Attendance restrictions
by invitation only
Location
International Monetary Fund, HQ2, Conference Room 2, 1900 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20431

The 75th anniversary of the Bretton Woods Conference in July 2019 represents an opportunity for reimagining global economic governance at a time when the most pressing challenges to global growth are increasingly interconnected. It is at this moment that bold ideas are needed to forge a global economic system that works for the future while drawing lessons from the past.

Speakers Include:

  • Steven T. Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of Treasury
  • Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Former President, Republic of Liberia
  • Ceyla Pazarbasioglu, Vice President of Equitable Growth, Finance and Institutions, The World Bank Group
  • Andrew Sheng, Distinguished Fellow of the Asia Global Institute, University of Hong Kong 
  • José Antonio Ocampo, Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs, Columbia University;
  • Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of England
  • Axel A. Weber, Chairman of the Board of Directors, UBS Group AG 
  • Carla A. Hills, Chair and CEO, Hills and Company International Consultants
  • Jim Bacchus, Distinguished University Professor of Global Affairs and Director of the Center for Economic and Environmental Opportunity, University of Central Florida
  • Clare Woodman, CEO, Morgan Stanley International; Head of EMEA, Morgan Stanley
  • Greg Ip, Chief Economics Commentator, The Wall Street Journal
  • Gillian Tett, U.S. Managing Editor, Financial Times

And Other Global Leaders


​​​​Important Information for Bretton Woods Committee 2019 Annual Meeting: Please note that in order to access the Annual Meeting program being held at the International Monetary Fund, you must separately register and be accredited for the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings. If you have not already registered and been accredited for the IMF/WB Spring Meetings through your company or your country delegation, please click here for more information.

This year’s meeting is part of our Bretton Woods@75 initiative – a global dialogue to honor 75 years of economic progress and to revitalize the spirit of Bretton Woods now and for the future