BASSETERRE, St Kitts and Nevis – Executives and managers of financial institutions across the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) will gather at the Sir Cecil Jacobs Auditorium, ECCB Headquarters on 9 and 10 November for the fifth Conference with Financial Institutions.
The theme of the conference is: Fit for the Times: Building Resilience and Embracing Innovation. The two-day forum will be divided into an Open Session and a Closed Business Session. Governor of the ECCB, Timothy N J Antoine and Deputy Governor Dr Valda Henry will deliver remarks at the opening of the conference. Chief Representative for the Americas at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), Alexandre Tombini, will deliver the Keynote address on the topic: The future of Money: A Possible Role for CBDCs and the Implications.
During the Open Session, participants will receive presentations and engage in discussions on two sub-themes, which capture the issues currently affecting financial institutions in the ECCU:
1. Financial Inclusion and Regulation in the ECCU; and
2. The Credit Bureau: Strengthening Access to Finance
The Open Sessions will be streamed live on the ECCB Connects Facebook page and YouTube channel.
About the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank
The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank was established in October 1983. The Central Bank is the Monetary Authority for: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Montserrat, Saint Christopher (St Kitts) and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.