Media Advisory: Leading Policymakers, Savings and Retail Bank Chiefs Descend on Washington for WSBI World Congress

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The U.S. capital will be the center of the savings and retail banking world during the 24th World Congress of Savings and Retail Banks Conference, which will be held September 24-25.

More than 300 retail and savings banking leaders from around the globe will meet in Washington...

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September 24-25, 2015

What: 24th World Congress of Savings and Retail Banks

The U.S. capital will be the center of the savings and retail banking world during the 24th World Congress of Savings and Retail Banks Conference, which will be held September 24-25. More than 300 retail and savings banking leaders from around the globe will meet in Washington with policymakers and technology experts to learn more about how digitalization boosts Main Street banking.

Where: Four Seasons Hotel, Washington, Conference Level, Algonquin Room, 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

When: Thursday, September 24, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday, September 25, from 8 a.m. until 1:15 p.m.

Who; Confirmed speakers for this year’s conference include U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), who is scheduled to provide remarks on Thursday at 3 p.m. Also scheduled to speak are:

Günther Oettinger, E.U. Commissioner, Digital Economy & Society;
GERMANY: Georg Fahrenschon, President, German Savings Banks Association (top German retail network ); Heinrich Haasis, President, WSBI;
INDIA: Rajat Bhagava, Joint Secretary (Budget), Ministry of Finance; Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chair, State Bank of India;
SPAIN: Isidro Fainé, President, European Savings and Retail Banking Group (ESBG) and Chair, CaixaBank, and President of CECA; Luis De Guindos, Minister of Economy and Competitiveness;
UNITED STATES: Camden R. Fine, President and CEO, Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA); Amias Gerety, Acting Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Rep. French Hill (R-Ark.)

Register: Aleis Stokes, ICBA, 202 821 4457, aleis.stokes(at)icba.org; or contact
James Pieper, WSBI, +32 2 211 1192, james.pieper(at)savings-banks.org

More info: For the most up to date agenda, please visit the event website.

World Savings and Retail Banking Institute – aisbl
Rue Marie-Thérèse, 11 ■ B-1000 Bruxelles ■ Tel: + 32 2 211 11 92
http://www.wsbi-esbg.org

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