Agenda

This is the programme of the Conference.

  • 16 oct 2008
8:30
Registration
9:00 - 9:15
Opening of the Conference

Emilio Botín - Chairman, Banco Santander

9:15 - 10:00
Financial integration and stability

José Viñals - Deputy Governor, Bank of Spain

10:00 - 10:30
Coffee
10:30 - 12:30
The integration of European financial markets. Opportunities and challenges

Presented & moderated by: Matías Rodríguez Inciarte, 3rd Vice Chairman, Member of the Board, Banco Santander

David Wright - Deputy Director-General, DG Internal Market & Services, European Commission

José Manuel García-Margallo - Vice President of the Committee for Economic & Monetary Affairs, European Parliament

Tom Scholar - International and Finance Managing Director, HM Treasury (U.K)

Miguel Martín - Chairman of the Spanish Banking Association

12:30 - 13:30
Retail banking integration in the EU and the model focused on the customer

José Manuel Campa - Professor of Financial Management, IESE

Karel Lannoo - CEO Centre for European Policy Studies

13:30 - 15:00
Cocktail lunch
15:00 - 16:30
Ways towards integration

Presented & moderated by: Ignacio Benjumea, General Secretary and Secretary of the Board, Banco Santander

Nadia Calviño – Deputy Director General with special responsibility for mergers & anti-trust practices, DG Competition, European Commission

Mario Nava – Head of the Financial Markets Infrastructures Unit, DG Internal Market & Services, European Commission

José Mª Roldán – Director General for Regulation, Bank of Spain and member of the Committee of European Banking Supervisors

16:30 - 18:00
Retail banking: unfinished business?

Presented & moderated by: José Antonio Álvarez, CFO and Senior Executive Vice President, Banco Santander

Elemer Tertak – Director of Financial Institutions, DG Internal Market & Services, European Commission

Ieke Van den Burg – Member of the Economic & Monetary Affairs Committee, European Parliament

Soledad Núñez – Director General for the Treasury & Financial Policy, Ministry of Finance, Government of Spain

Guido Ravoet – Secretary General of the European Banking Federation

18:00 - 18:15
Spain´s role in the European Union

Diego López Garrido – Secretary of State for the European Union, Government of Spain

18:15 - 19:00
Close of the Conference. The role of the financial system in the economy

Alfredo Sáenz – CEO and 2nd Vice Chairman, Banco Santander

Joaquín Almunia – Commissioner for Economic & Monetary Policy, European Commission

Meet Our Speakers

This year the Santander International Banking Conference is bringing together representatives from the most relevant public and private institutions who will take part in different keynotes, conversations and panels throughout the day.

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Emilio Botín
Chairman, Banco Santander
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José Viñals
Counsellor and Director of Monetary and Capital Markets, International Monetary Fund
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David Wright
Deputy Director-General, DG Internal Market and Services, European Commission
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José Manuel
García-Margallo
Vice President of the Committee for Economic & Monetary Affairs, European Parliament
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Tom Scholar
International and Finance Managing Director, HM Treasury (U.K)
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Miguel Martín
Chairman of the Spanish Banking Association
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José Manuel
Campa
Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, Government of Spain
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Karel Lannoo
CEO Centre for European Policy Studies
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Nadia Calviño
Deputy Director-General, DG Competition, European Commission
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Mario Nava
Head of the Financial Markets Infrastructures Unit, DG Internal Market & Services, European Commission
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José Mª Roldán
Director General for Regulation, Bank of Spain and member of the Committee of European Banking Supervisors
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Elemer Tertak
Director of Financial Institutions, DG Internal Market & Services, European Commission
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Ieke Van den Burg
Member of the Economic & Monetary Affairs Committee, European Parliament
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Soledad Núñez
Director General for the Treasury & Financial Policy, Ministry of Finance, Government of Spain
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Guido Ravoet
Secretary General of the European Banking Federation
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Diego López
Garrido
Secretary of State for the European Union, Government of Spain
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Alfredo Sáenz
CEO and 2nd Vice Chairman, Banco Santander.
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Joaquín Almunia
Commissioner for Economic & Monetary Affairs, European Commission