Parallel Events

What is Parallel Events?

Parallel events will be conducted during the IMF-WBG Annual Meetings 2018 under Host Government Arrangement. Host Government will provide a distinguished opportunity for the participants and stakeholders to discuss and gain the knowledge about the current global issues such as the world economic development (the challenges and efforts to overcome it), the utilization of technological developments to encourage inclusive growth, climate change mitigation, human capital investment, infrastructure development, urbanization, poverty alleviation and reducing inequality, and also increasing women participation for the economic inclusiveness.

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

1. Pathways for Prosperity Event: Inclusive growth & international governance in the digital age breakfast roundtable
Theme: The impact of technological advances on developing countries, and the poorest and most marginalised populations within them
Time: 08:00am - 09:00am
Venue: BNDCC

2. BI Event: Indonesia SOE & Infrastructure Investment Forum
Theme: New Paradigm in Infrastructure Financing

  • Investment options that are  available to private investors;
  • Which instruments and incentives are available to attract private sector investment in infrastructure; and
  • How the government strengthen and develop the institutional framework of the financial sector to facilitate financing of commercially viable infrastructure projects, and thereby increase provision of private infrastructure in Indonesia.

Time: 09:00am – 04:30pm
Venue: Conrad Hotel

3. MoF (BKF) event: High Level Dialogue on Disaster Risk - Financing Insurance

  • A concrete global scheme to deal with the negative impact of disaster, particularly related with fiscal need; and
  • The role of multilateral and regional cooperation in disaster risk management.

Time: 09:00am – 10:30am
Venue: Mulia Hotel

4. MoF (DJPPR) event: Seminar and Primary Session (talkshow) on  Green Finance for Sustainable Development - Learning from the field: The case of Green Sukuk/Bond from Global Sovereign and Corporate Issuers (included networking lunch)

  • Sharing experience and strategies in scaling up the sustainable and responsible investing through green bond, green sukuk, and/or climate bond markets;
  • Identify the relevant enabling policy, legal, regulatory frameworks and institutional interventions;
  • Representatives from sovereign and non-sovereign issuers will be invited to share their views and practices; and
  • Lessons from Indonesia’s sovereign and corporate green bonds/sukuk will be showcased.

Time: 08:00am – 01:00pm
Venue: Main Campus (proposed)

5. Indonesia Eximbank (LPEI) event: Panel discussion on the growing importance of south-south cooperation amid trade tensions and global financial market volatility
Theme:  the growing importance of south-south cooperation amid trade tensions and global financial market volatility
Time: 09:00am – 01:00pm
Venue: Kecak Ballroom Hotel Sofitel, Nusa Dua, Bali

6. BI Event: BI- Fed NY Working Dinner
Theme: Keynote Speaker by Martin Wolf, Financial Times “Power and Populism: The Transformation of The World Order”
Time: 06:30pm – 08:25pm
Venue: Conrad Hotel, Tj.Benoa

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

1. BI Event: BI-NY Fed Central Banking Forum

  • The effect of recent changes to US monetary and economic policy on emerging economies and policy responses; and
  • How the current technological changes are likely to affect the practice of central banking.

Time: 08:30am – 04:00pm 
Venue: Conrad Hotel

2. OECD Event: OECD Series of Events | Closed event

  • Launching of 2018 Economic Survey for Indonesia;
  • Launching of SME Policy Review for Indonesia; and
  • Signing Joint Work Programme 2019 – 2021 between OECD and the Government of Indonesia.

Time: 09:00am – 12:00pm
Venue: Sofitel Hotel

3. Bappenas Event: High level panel on Inclusive Economic Growth: Reducing Poverty and Inequality (Including Gala dinner)
Theme: Sharpen the knowledge and share the experiences in fostering inclusive growth to reducing poverty and inequality
Time: 09:15am – 09:00pm
Venue: Anvaya Hotel and Resort, Kuta, Bali 

4. Tri Hita Karana Event: Forum on Sustainable Development: Blended Finance and Innovation for Better Business World
Theme: Blended Finance for Better Business World on the SDGs Issues 10 outcomes group, etc: inovation, resilient city, water sanitation Showcasing project
Time: 9.00am-6.00pm
Venue: Sofitel Hotel

5. WHO event: Health Taxes to help attain SDGs

  • Showcased the experience of selected  countries highliting how taxation of harmful and unhealthy products has been used  to curb unhealthy consumption, promote health;
  • Fiscal Policy for Health; and
  • Indonesia: Excise tobacco taxation: Indonesia radmap to a simplified structure.

Time: 01:00pm – 04:30pm
Venue: TBC

6. Gala Dinner “Indonesia: The Journey Forward” | Gala Dinner: 7.00-9.00 PM | Business Roundtable: 5.30 -7.00 PM | Closed event

Business Roundtable:

  • Fiscal policy and regulatory issues
  • Potential Investment

Gala Dinner:

  • Featured Remarks by US Treasury Secretary, H.E. Mr. Steven Mnuchin
  • Keynote Address: President of the Republic of Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Joko Widodo

Time: 05:00pm – 09:00pm
Venue: Ayodya Hotel

7. Meeting between MD IMF with Ministers and Central bank Governors ASEAN | Closed event
Theme: Briefing from IMF about several issues related to ASEAN and also discuss about the concern from ASEAN authority 
Time: 07:30pm - end
Venue: TBC

Thursday, 11 October 2018

1. MoFA event: Indonesia-Singapore Leaders’Retreat | Closed event
Leader discussion on strategic bilateral issues: Outing, Tete-a-tete, Bilateral, Signing MoU and Press statement.
Time: 07:30am – 12:30pm
Venue: Laguna

2. INDEF Event:  Asia Pcific Tax Forum (APTF) 2018 on Fiscal Challenges for Middle Income Countries

  • The challenges faced and solutions implemented by ASEAN countries which have achieved, and in some cases are on the verge of being graduated beyond, middle income status; and
  • The fiscal challenges that may come from achievement of economic goals.

Time: 08:00am – 12:30pm
Venue: Nikko Hotel, Benoa Beach, Bali

3. BI Event: BI - Reinventing Bretton Wood Committee (RBWC) Event on International Monetary System | Closed event
Theme: The shadow of trade wars and the return of the great moderation

  • Asia in the shadow of a trade war?;
  • Entering the new era of monetary policy normalisation;
  • Entering the old era of capital flows and exchange rate volatility;
  • The return of the great moderation?;
  • The economics of money.

Time: 08:30am – 05:00pm
Venue: St Regis

4. BKPM Event: BKPM-HSBC Infrastructure Forum
Theme: Investing in Indonesia's Growth Ambition

Time: 08:30am – 02:00pm
Venue: Ayana Resort

5. JBIC Event: Seminar  to commemorate 60 years bilateral relationship between Indonesia and Japan
Theme: How to Mobilize Private Investment for Green Infrastructure Promoting Intraregional Connectivity

  • Session 1: Facilitating green infrastructures to Promote Intraregional Connectivity;
  • Session 2: Mobilizing Private Investment to support green infrastructure demand

Time: 09:00am – 12:00pm
Venue: Ayodya Hotel
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6. Bappenas event: High level panel on Low Carbon Development & Green Economy

  • Exchange experiences on challenges, opportunities, and innovative approach of countries and business entities in prioritizing strategy and action towards low-carbon development and green economy; and
  • Improve the understanding on the low-carbon development policies and strategies as well as actions that Indonesia has been undertaken.

Time: 09:00am – 02:45pm
Venue: Inaya Putri Bali, Nusa Dua

7. Joint Seminar Ministry of Finance with UN Environment, Tropical Landscape Finance Facility (TLFF), International Fund for Agricultural Development on Sustainable Financing for Smallholders

  • SDG compliance of vegetable oil; and
  • To promote palm oil to become more sustainable and bring more benefit to smallholders.

Time: 09:30am – 12:00pm
Venue: Grand Bali Hotel

8. BKPM Event: BKPM - Bloomberg Modern Markets

  • Global Trade War: Peace in Our Time, or Deep in the Mire?; and
  • Markets for All.

Time: 01:00pm – 04:20pm
Venue: Conrad Bali Hotel

9. High-Level Policy Dialogue on Regional Cooperation to Support Innovation, Inclusion and Stability in Asia (BI - AMRO – ADB) | Closed Event
Theme: Asia's Future: Harnessing Technology to Promote a Stronger and More Inclusive Asia -  new opportunities and challenges associated with rapid technology-driven transformation in the region’s financial systems and markets
Time: 03:00pm – 05:00pm
Venue: Grand Bali Nusa Dua

10. ASEAN Leaders Gathering (Dinner: 7:00-8:30pm) | Closed event
Theme: Achieving SDGs and Overcoming Development Gap through Regional and Global Collaborative Actions
Time: 04:00pm – 06:30pm 
Venue: Sofitel Hotel

11. Kemenkominfo Event: “Maximizing Digitalization as Means to Improve Wealth and Income Distribution in the World (Reducing Gini Ratio)”

  • Sharing economy business models;
  • Workforce digitalization; and
  • Financial inclusion business models.

Time: TBC
Venue: TBC

Friday, 12 October 2018

1. President RI visits Indonesia Pavillion 
Time: 10:30am-12:00pm
President Indonesia is suggested to having bilateral meeting after “Sholat Jumat”

2. Joint Seminar Coordinating Ministry of Maritime Affairs, Ministry of Finance and S&P on infrastructure and sustainable financing and asia sovereign ratings outlook

  • ESG/Climate Financing Outlook;
  • Belt & Road Initiative Panel - A Financing/Credit perspective and implications on Infrastructure & Energy.

Time: 12:00pm – 03:00pm
Venue: Conrad

3. Bappenas event: Roundtable discussion on ASEAN forum for Minister Responsible for Development Planning on Implementatin SDGs

  • ASEAN Community Vision 2025;
  • Synergy between the mutually-reinforcing ASEAN 2025 Blueprints.

Time: 02:00pm – 03:30pm
Venue: Hotel Inaya Putri Bali, Nusa Dua

4. Bappenas event:Talkshow on Localizing the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals: Act Locally on A Global Scale

  • To share stakeholders’ roles and experiences in implementing and localizing the SDGs;
  • To create opportunity to exchange innovation and knowledge on sustainable development

Time: 04:00pm – 06:00pm
Venue: Hotel Inaya Putri Bali, Nusa Dua

5. Host Country Reception
Theme: the MDB heads will be meeting 5-7 pm on Friday October 12
Time: 07:00pm – 08:30pm
Venue: Garuda Wisnu Kencana

Saturday, 13 October 2018

1. Asian Development Bank Global Infrastructure Forum

  • Sustainable infrastructure through Technology;
  • The MDBs: Catalyzing private finance

Time: 09:00am – 05:00pm
Venue: Laguna Hotel

2. Media Briefing/Interview (proposed)
Theme: Proposed: Annual meetings summary; Indonesia potential and priority issues; follow up
Time: 06:00pm – 06:30pm
Venue: TBC

3. IFC Annual Meeting Client Reception
Theme: Minister Sri Mulyani insight as a policy maker and experience as a driver country's reform agenda
Time: 07:00pm - 09:00pm
Venue: Conrad Hotel

4. Working Luncheon on Indonesia Financing Scheme

  • The Government of Indonesia's plan for economic penetration in prospective markets;
  • Launching the Government Regulation of National Export Financing Policy; and
  • Signing MoU.

Time: TBC - Either 13 or 14 Oct
Venue: TBC

Sunday, 14 October 2018

1. BI Event: 2018 International Banking Seminar (G30 & BI)

  • The Global Outlook: Economic and Monetary Policy Reactions;
  • Finance for Inclusive Growth; and
  • Prospects of Multilaterism and Globalization.

Time: 08:30am – 12:30pm
Venue: BNDCC

2. BI Event: International Islamic Finance Seminar: “Mainstreaming Islamic Finance into Global Initiatives: Another Formidable Pillar in Promoting SDGs” |  Invitation only (restricted)
Theme: The seminar discusses various issues related to Islamic social finance elaborated by prominent Islamic scholars, practioners, regulators and experts in the field. Despite addressing on Islamic social finance, the main agenda of the seminar is the launching of the International Waqf Core Principle (WCP) by IDB, Bank Indonesia and IDB member countries taken part in the Working Group of the WCP.
Time: 09:00am – 12:00pm
Venue: TBC

3. MoFA Event: Working Luncheon on Indonesia Financing Scheme for South South Cooperation MoF and MoFA
Theme: Launching of Indonesian financing scheme for Africa
Time: TBC
Venue: TBC

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