City Week 2020, which is being organised by City & Financial Global Ltd in partnership with the Department for International Trade, The City UK, the City of London Corporation, UK Finance and London & Partners, and is being held on 11 & 12 May 2020 at The Guildhall in London.

This event is a major high-level gathering of the international financial services community, held in London annually. Now in its tenth year, City Week brings together policy makers and senior industry representatives such as CEOs of Lloyds, Sterling bank and Chairmen of Aviva and Barclays.

It consists of two days of cutting-edge conferences, seminars and networking opportunities, with other satellite events being held after the planned programme sessions, as well as during the week. A short video on the City Week 2019 event is available to view on City & Financial Global’s YouTube channel by clicking here.

The Dept of International Trade (DIT) at the British Embassy are providing complimentary tickets for 5 companies, only senior levels,  to join.

The topics that will be discussed during this year’s event will include:

  • Greening the financial system and making green financial products mainstream
  • Operational resilience, cybersecurity and cross-industry cooperation
  • The future of digital currencies
  • Data sharing, data analytics and ethical dilemmas
  • Future of the Bretton Woods institutions – where next for the World Bank and the IMF
  • Global trade and investment in a changing world
  • Sustainability, ESG and social impact investing
  • Global fight against financial crime
  • Machine learning in finance
  • UK financial services reinvented
  • Taking the European project forward
  • Can regulatory convergence be achieved in an increasingly fragmented international system?
  • Skills for the future: attracting new talent and upskilling the workforce
  • Restoring trust through inclusive capitalism
  • Cultural transformation and trust – have we arrived?
  • Transition from LIBOR – will the industry be ready in time?
  • Evolution of a new model for financial regulation in the UK
  • Leaders of the future

 

Other events:

In addition to the main two-day programme of plenary sessions on 11 & 12 May 2020, there will be other satellite events held and organised by leading trade associations and other event partners (further details will become available, and applications will open, closer to the main event).

Further details on all aspects of the event – including the agenda, the speaker list, venue details and so on – can be accessed on the event website www.cityweekuk.com (the website will continually be updated as new details are released leading up to the event).

Contact Anat Weiss to hear more – anat.weiss@mobile.trade.gov.uk